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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The hotel is situated in a central location which is ideal for shops etc. Some rooms are very spacious, on the whole mainly comfortable. This is the fourth time I've stayed at this hotel, and can honestly say the lack of customer service is shocking. The food served is pretty awful, and the waiting staff are about the worst I've...

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Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

We spent two nights here and found the room cosy and comfortable. The building has seen some modernity applied but I fear the plumbing may have Victorian roots still. The Breakfast was really good.( full Scottish for me) and there was a good selection for those who prefer the continental style. The staff were chatty and helpful throughout our all...

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Kirriemuir
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Royal had some superb views across the bay from a number of rooms. The food is good and the staff (all local) are really helpful, friendly and cheery. Breakfast was good and the waitress could not have been more welcoming and attentive - a friendly person looking after her guests. Well worth staying here.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely meals with my family and friend, all service was fast, food was lovely, they even catered for my fussy teenage daughter! The dining area is very well decorated with comfy seating. All staff were very friendly.

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stayed overnight on the way to isle of Lewis. Room on the ground floor (Rona) was clean and spacious and appeared to have been recently refurbished overall the staff were friendly and courteous especially the breakfast lady Joan, bar staff should be encouraged to smile occasionally. Ate dinner in the dining room, food ok breakfast was freshly cooked and excellent...

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

We didn't actually stay here, but went for an evening meal - no one was in the restaurant so we proceeded to McNabs Bar for a bar supper as there were people in there. Good food menu and reasonable prices. We ordered soup and a main each and bill was under £30. Served nice and hot, tasty and well presented...

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Paris, France
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

2 nights stay was quite an experience. Morning breakfast was well served by Robin (Robyn), a nice attentive lady. Very seldom you get such service in UK these days. Normally in US, service is of utmost important. Room? Pretty roomy and spacious. Only the front desk lady wasn't that cheerful. I bet the weather molds a person ...

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed here for 1 night. Staff were all very pleasant and polite . Room was excellent Ransaay. Dinner was of a decent standard but breakfast was first class.Went into the pub to watch football and locals were very friendly, one local had bought me a drink within 20 minutes of going in.Downside for me was that i was up on...

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Carnoustie U.K.
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed here in January using one of the hotel's discount breaks. What a great time we had. The hotel is a bit tired looking but it gives it real character. The breakfast is fantastic and nothing is too much bother for them. The room was more than adequate, clean and a great view over the harbour. The staff are...

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Alexandria, Virginia
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The only drawback was not having an elevator but we knew that in advance. We were warmly received but our room wasn't ready so we ate lunch in the bar attached. Everyone was so nice, including other patrons, and we got several recommendations for dinner - even for competing restaurants. Would definitely go back. Thoroughly enjoyed it. It takes time...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Royal Hotel is based in the centre of Portree on the stunning Island of Skye. Our hotel has offered as a superb base for customers to the area for over a hundred years. We have a selection of over 34 en suite rooms, most of which feature stunning sea views looking on to Portree Bay. We have two restaurants which regularly sell a variety of local produce from Langoustines, Scallops and Fish to Venison and regular Scottish favourites such as Haggis and Mince and Tatties. Our hotel bar "MacNab's Inn" was famously the location where Bonnie Prince Charlie bode farewell to Flora Macdonald before making his way to France escaping the English army. With our rich history, convenient location and excellent rooms we are the perfect base for any visit to the beautiful Island of Skye. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Royal Hotel

Address: Royal Hotel Bank Street, Portree IV51 9BU, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > The Hebrides > Isle of Skye > Portree
Price Range: £69 - £118 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Royal Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 34
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“The ground floor has some large comfortable rooms .”
 of 5 bubbles dannymZ4542XM, 15 Feb 2017 | Read review
“our ground floor room is pretty close to the front desk, entrance as well as the dining hall ... pretty quiet I suppose ...”
 of 5 bubbles anakdagang, 29 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Try and get a room looking over the harbour, it is beautiful to out in the morning.”
 of 5 bubbles PamelaCarnoustieU_K_, 24 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Ask for a room overlooking the harbour if possible.”
  • The morning view from our room at the Royal
 of 5 bubbles 547vandap, 23 Oct 2016 | Read review
“No lift so ask for accessible room if in doubt.”
 of 5 bubbles AlasdairM192, 18 Oct 2016 | Read review
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