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.

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: 1
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Max adults: 2
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Max adults: 3
Family Room
  • 1 single bed and
  • 1 double bed
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Max adults: 2
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Max adults: 2
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Max adults: 2
Superior Twin Room
  • 2 single beds
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Max adults: 3
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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Max adults: 2
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  • The staff speak English
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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
  • 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

  • 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.

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

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

  • The Royal Hotel has 1 restaurant:

    • Morvern

  • Guests staying at The Royal Hotel can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 7.5).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

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