This property is 2 minutes walk from the beach. Just 550 yards from Oban Railway Station and Oban Ferry Terminal, The Royal Hotel offers en-suite rooms, free WiFi and limited free parking.

Rooms at the Royal Hotel have traditional decor, many with tartan furnishings or curtains. Some rooms have sea views and all rooms have a TV and en-suite bathroom.

The hotel was built in 1895 and the restaurant retains its high ceilings and large windows with views of the town. The bar and lounge serve light meals and a full Scottish breakfast and have coal fires. Evening entertainment includes classic Scottish tunes.

Close to the port, the Royal Hotel Oban offers easy access the Islands of Mull and Iona and there are beaches within 15 minutes’ drive. The Oban Distillery and the War and Peace Museum are within 10 minutes’ walk.

This is our guests' favourite part of Oban, according to independent reviews.

Couples particularly like the location — they rated it 8.8 for a two-person trip.

The Royal Hotel has been welcoming Booking.com guests since 14 May 2010.

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Property highlights

Situated in the best rated area in Oban, this hotel has an excellent location score of 8.9

Breakfast info

Full English/Irish, Vegetarian, Gluten-free, Buffet

Loyal customers

There are more repeat guests here than most other properties.


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Max adults: 2
Classic Twin Room
  • 2 single beds
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Max adults: 3
Family Room
  • 1 single bed and
  • 1 double bed
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Superior Twin Room
  • 2 single beds
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Family Room with Sea View
  • 1 single bed and
  • 1 double bed
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Max adults: 2
Small Double Room
  • 1 double bed
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This property is part of the Travel Sustainable programme, which means it’s taken significant steps to make your stay more sustainable.

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  • The staff speak English

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About The Royal Hotel

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  • Is there a tv in the room

    Yes, all of our rooms have this facility.


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    Asked about: Classic Twin Room • Answered on 10 September 2019
  • Is there a lift as I have difficulty with stairs

    Yes we do have a lift that goes to all floors it is right beside reception as you come in. all our rooms start from the second floor and we have a total of five floors. Kind regards Reception


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    Answered on 4 February 2020
  • What time are the breakfasts available from?

    Breakfast served every day between 7.30-9.30. Reception


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    Answered on 14 October 2019
  • Are there hairdryers in the bedrooms?

    There are hairdryers in all rooms in the hotel.


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    Answered on 10 March 2020
  • hi is the bar /restuarant open now.?

    Hi There, Our Lounge bar is open from 12.00noon till 8.30pm for meals and open until 10.30pm for drinks soft or alcoholic. Kind Regards Kieran


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    Answered on 24 May 2021
  • Hello i need a room with walk in shower as my partner is disabled if you have one available that would be great .Thank you

    Hi there, we have some walkin shower in the hotel. If you already booked a room, please send over a message to the hotel with the requirements. Otherwise, you can leave a note on the booking before confirming the reservation.


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    Answered on 7 June 2021
  • how do I get into ur free carpark as there is a barrier across entrance ?

    You will see a button just next to the barrier. Press it and we will let you in.


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    Answered on 16 December 2019
  • Is there parking at the hotel...

    We have a very small car park to the rear of the hotel However, we do not allocate or reserve parking spaces, it is first come first serve. Should our car park be full, we will gladly guide you to nearby parking within a 10 minute walk of the hotel.


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    Answered on 29 September 2020
  • Is there tea coffee making facility in room

    Hi Yes we have tea/coffee facilities in our rooms. We look forward to welcoming you to the Royal Kind Regards Eunice


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    Answered on 16 July 2021
  • I am on a low potassium diet can you oblige?.

    Hello, we offer a buffet breakfast where you could choose what best suits you. The serving staff will be more than happy to help you.


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    Answered on 17 July 2020
  • Are there rooms on the front

    Thanks for your question. No, our rooms are situated all around the building. Hope this helps


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    Answered on 12 September 2020
  • Hi, I’m arriving on Thursday for four nights with Strathmore travel. Would like to know if there is a hairdryer in the room . Thank you.

    Yes we do have hairdryers in our rooms. Thanks Reception


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    Answered on 21 December 2021
  • Is there a residents lounge with sofas

    Thank you for your question Due to the on going circumstances with social distancing we don't have any couches in our lounge bar area. Kind regards Royal Hotel


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    Answered on 4 September 2020
  • Do you take pets?

    Good afternoon unfortunately we do not accept pets. Kind regards Reception


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    Answered on 24 November 2021
  • Hi. We are travelling with a baby (14 months) and will bring a travel cot. Can we book a double room, will there be space for a regular sized travel cot or must we book a family room?

    Hi there, you can book a double room. Just make sure you leave a note on the booking so we can allocate a room where a travel cot can fit.


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    Answered on 4 May 2021
  • Hi, I am looking to come to Oban this weekend. How late is check in open till? As my train would arrive in about 9pm Friday. Thank you

    Hello, check in is available 24/7 so please don't worry and have a safe journey. Kind Regards Chris Russell


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    Answered on 28 April 2021
  • Do you take dogs

    Good evening, unfortunately we do not accept dogs. Kind regards Reception


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    Answered on 28 December 2021
  • Do you have car parking

    We have a car park to the rear of the hotel that holds around twelve cars. However, we do not allocate or reserve parking spaces, it is first come first serve. Should our car park be full, we will gladly guide you to nearby parking.


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    Answered on 6 November 2021
  • Hi I am a local and live on Seil I need to stay over night to get to work on Monday to prepare my shop for opening, am I able to stay at your hotel

    Hi, this would be deemed as essential so you will be able to stay with us next Monday.


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    Answered on 15 April 2021
  • What is the Corona Virus status of Oban.Level 1 or Level 2?

    At the time of writing, we are on a level 2 area and only welcoming leisure guests from level 1 and 2 in Scotland. Rest of the country will be allowed in the hotel if travelling for work provided proof is shown on arrival.


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    Answered on 16 December 2020
Hotel surroundings *
Guests loved walking around the neighbourhood!
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What's nearby
  • Corran Halls
    0.5 miles
  • Dunstaffnage Castle
    3.2 miles
Beaches in the neighbourhood
  • Tralee Beach
    6 miles
Closest airports
  • Oban Airport
    4.5 miles
  • Glasgow Airport
    54.9 miles
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1 restaurant on site

    Morvern

    Cuisine: British

Facilities of The Royal Hotel
Outdoors
  • Outdoor furniture
Activities
  • Live sport events (broadcast)
  • Live music/performance
  • Evening entertainment
  • Golf course (within 3 km) Additional charge
Food & Drink
  • Bottle of water Additional charge
  • Wine/champagne Additional charge
  • Kid meals Additional charge
  • Special diet menus (on request)
  • Snack bar
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
Internet
WiFi is available in some hotel rooms and is free of charge.
Parking
No parking available.
Services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Concierge service
  • Fax/photocopying Additional charge
  • Packed lunches
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Meeting/banquet facilities Additional charge
  • Room service
Reception services
  • Invoice provided
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Safety deposit box
General
  • Non-smoking throughout
  • Heating
  • Lift
  • Family rooms
  • Non-smoking rooms
Languages spoken
  • English
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House rules
The Royal Hotel takes special requests - add in the next step!

Check-in

From 15:00 hours

Guests are required to show a photo identification and credit card upon check-in

Check-out

Until 11:00 hours

Cancellation/
prepayment

Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodation type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check the conditions of your required room.

Children and beds

Child policies

Children of any age are welcome.

To see correct prices and occupancy information, please add the number of children in your group and their ages to your search.

Cot and extra bed policies

There is no capacity for cots at this property.

There is no capacity for extra beds at this property.

No age restriction

There is no age requirement for check-in

Pets

Pets are not allowed.

Groups

When booking more than 6 rooms, different policies and additional supplements may apply.

Mastercard Visa The Royal Hotel accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

Please note there are limited car parking spaces. These slots can not be reserved and are available on a first-come first-served basis.

In response to Coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property.

Please inform The Royal Hotel in advance of your expected arrival time. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly with the contact details provided in your confirmation.

Guests are required to show a photo identification and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply.

FAQs about The Royal Hotel

  • Room options at The Royal Hotel include:

    • Twin
    • Single
    • Double
    • Family

  • The Royal Hotel offers the following activities / services (charges may apply):

    • Golf course (within 3 km)
    • Evening entertainment
    • Live music/performance
    • Live sport events (broadcast)

  • The prices at The Royal Hotel may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates you select, hotel's policy etc.). See the prices by entering your dates.

  • Check-in at The Royal Hotel is from 15:00, and check-out is until 11:00.

  • Guests staying at The Royal Hotel can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 7.4).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Full English/Irish
    • Vegetarian
    • Gluten-free
    • Buffet

  • The Royal Hotel has 1 restaurant:

    • Morvern

  • The Royal Hotel is 450 yards from the centre of Oban.

  • The nearest beach is just 100 yards from The Royal Hotel.