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In-room safe, desk, iron/ironing board, WiFi
In-room safe, desk, iron/ironing board, WiFi
In-room safe, desk, iron/ironing board, WiFi
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The Royal Hotel

2 out of 5

3.6/5 Good

Guests rated this property 3.9/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Breakfast included
  • Pet-friendly
  • Restaurant
  • Business services
  • Bar

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Contactless check-in
  • Hand sanitiser provided

Explore the area

    Popular LocationMcCaig's Tower3 min walk
    Popular LocationOban Ferry Terminal6 min walk
    Popular LocationGlencruitten Golf Club12 min walk
    AirportOban (OBN)19 min drive

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About this area

Oban

Located in Oban, The Royal Hotel is in the city centre and near the beach. Loch Linnhe and Ganavan Sands reflect the area's natural beauty and area attractions include Scottish Sealife Sanctuary and Wings Over Mull. Ardchattan Priory Garden and Loch Visions are also worth visiting. Take the opportunity to explore the area for water adventures such as scuba diving and other activities like golfing.
Popular Location

What's nearby

  • McCaig's Tower - 3 min walk
  • Oban Distillery - 5 min walk
  • Oban Ferry Terminal - 6 min walk
  • St. John's Cathedral - 6 min walk
  • Glencruitten Golf Club - 12 min walk

Getting around

  • Oban Station - 1 min walk
  • Glasgow International Airport (GLA) - 108 min drive

Restaurants

  • Waterfront Fishouse - 4 min walk
  • Oban Seafood Hut - 4 min walk
  • Abbie's Cafe - 4 min walk
  • Cuan Mor - 4 min walk
  • Dolce Vita - 4 min walk

About this property

The Royal Hotel

Eco-friendly hotel with 3 restaurants and free breakfast
Along with 3 restaurants, this smoke-free hotel has 2 bars/lounges and a snack bar/deli. Free buffet breakfast and free WiFi in public areas are also provided. Additionally, 24-hour room service, conference space and concierge services are on-site. All 91 rooms provide 24-hour room service, WiFi and coffee makers. Other amenities available to guests include hairdryers, safes and phones.
The Royal Hotel offers 91 forms of accommodation with a safe and coffee/tea makers. In-room wireless Internet access is available for a surcharge.

Bathrooms include a combined bath/shower unit, complimentary toiletries and hairdryers. Business-friendly amenities include desks and telephones. Housekeeping is offered on a daily basis and an iron/ironing board can be requested.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on-site or nearby; fees may apply.

Awards and affiliations

Green/Sustainable Property
This property participates in Green Tourism Programme, a programme that measures the property's impact on one or more of the following: The Environment, the community, the cultural heritage and the local economy.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C or hotter
Follows the regional cleaning and disinfection practices of We're Good To Go (UK)

Check-in

Contactless social distancing and check-out
Cashless transactions are available for all charges at the property
Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Social distancing measures in place
Contactless room service is available.

Safety measures

Gives staff personal protective equipment worn by staff
Hand sanitiser provided
Enhanced food service safety measures are in place
Individually wrapped food options available for breakfast
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities

Internet

  • Available in all rooms: WiFi (GBP 5.00 per night)
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi
  • In-room WiFi has a 2-device limit

Parking and public transport

  • Limited on-site parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking available

Food and drink

  • Free buffet breakfast available daily 7:30 AM–9:30 AM
  • 3 restaurants
  • 2 bars/lounges
  • 24-hour room service

Family friendly

  • Snack bar/deli

Conveniences

  • Ballroom
  • Banquet hall
  • Lift
  • Free newspapers in reception
  • Front-desk safe

Guest services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Luggage storage
  • Porter
  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Wedding services

Languages spoken

  • English

Business services

  • Conference space
  • Meeting rooms

Accessibility

  • If you have any requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel

More

  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Heating

Bathroom

  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower/bathtub combination

Food and drink

  • Coffee/tea maker

More

  • Desk
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)
  • Phone
  • Safe

Policies

Check-in

Check-in from 3 PM - 2 AM
Late check-in subject to availability
Minimum check-in age - 18

Check-out

Check-out before 11 AM

Special check-in instructions

If you are planning to arrive after 8:00 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation
Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

Pets are allowed for an extra charge of GBP 10 per pet, per night
Specific rooms only; pet-friendly rooms can be requested by contacting the property on the number on the booking confirmation

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Kids stay free! Up to 2 children 4 years old and younger stay free when using existing bedding

Payment types at the property

Important information

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at the time of service, check-in or check-out.

  • Fee for in-room wireless Internet: GBP 5.00 per night (2-device limit, rates may vary)
  • Pet fee: GBP 10 per pet, per night

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
This property accepts credit cards, debit cards and cash
Safety features at this property include a smoke detector and window guards

We should mention

Up to 2 children 4 years old and younger stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding
This property allows pets in specific rooms only (surcharges apply and can be found in the Fees section); guests can request one of these rooms by contacting the property directly, using the contact information on the booking confirmation

National rating

This establishment has received its official star rating from VisitScotland, the National Tourist Board for Scotland.

Property is also known as

Royal Hotel Oban
Royal Oban
The Royal Hotel Oban
The Royal Hotel Hotel
The Royal Hotel Hotel Oban

Frequently asked questions

3.6
Good
Rating 5 - Excellent. 70 out of 432 reviews
5 - Excellent 16%
Rating 4 - Good. 192 out of 432 reviews
4 - Good 44%
Rating 3 - Okay. 113 out of 432 reviews
3 - Okay 26%
Rating 2 - Poor. 40 out of 432 reviews
2 - Poor 9%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 17 out of 432 reviews
1 - Terrible 4%

3.9/5

Cleanliness

3.9/5

Staff & service

3.6/5

Amenities

3.2/5

Property conditions & facilities

4/5 Good

Business traveller
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Great staff and nice clean hotel No complaints Will use again
Stayed 4 nights in Feb 2021

3/5 Okay

Business traveller, Travelled with group
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities
Disliked: Property conditions & facilities
Okay so the hotel staff are very professional and friendly had no issues with staff and breakfast was lovely my issue is with the paper thin walls you can hear everything in the rooms next to you bathrooms are modern but the rooms are tired and dates soundproofing is important in a hotel for privacy and to relax so I would not stay here again.
Stayed 2 nights in Oct 2020

4/5 Good

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Stayed 1 night in Oct 2020

4/5 Good

Travelled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Stayed 1 night in Sep 2020

3/5 Okay

Average
Average hotel - sloping floors in the room, on a busy road, only one lift which gets busy in the mornings, grim breakfast & bar area. Wouldn’t stay again
Stayed 2 nights in Sep 2020