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Royal Hotel

50 reviews
  • Excellent38%
  • Very good36%
  • Average14%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible4%
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“public bar”(3 reviews)
“fish and chips”(3 reviews)
“public areas”(2 reviews)
Free Wifi
Breakfast Available
Non-Smoking Hotel
Family Rooms
Meeting Rooms
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Reviewed 13 January 2018

We recently stayed in the Royal Hotel, Stromness. We found the room was so lovely, modern, large and freshly decorated, it had everything you may need, when living out of a suitcase, the en-suite was large, nice, modern with a great shower. The breakfast was...More

Thank kris68_9
Response from Karen C, Owner at Royal HotelResponded 2 weeks ago

Hello and thank you for this super review. We just took over the Royal Hotel in November 2017 so we are delighted to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us and that the staff looked after you so well. We very much appreciate that...More

Reviewed 14 December 2017

Stayed for two nights on business in November. I had booked into the Ferry Inn but as it is being refurbished was transferred to the Royal. The hotel is very central, a short walk from the ferry terminal and bus stop. It is very old...More

Thank IainCDBuckie
Reviewed 7 October 2017

This hotel has a public bar but we were not disturbed in any way. Room/suite was very comfortable with large en suite and a seating area with comfortable couch. Radiators and heated towelrail were a bonus as weather was wet! Breakfasts were excellent and hearty....More

Thank calgarian69
Reviewed 4 October 2017

It is quite an old hotel and needs upgrading. Avoid room 8 if possible. The meals are fine and the staff are friendly though. there are no staff on premises over night. Very busy during the summer so you may have to book well in...More

Thank jaydeeAberdeen
Reviewed 11 September 2017 via mobile

The appearance of the hotel belies the comfort and hospitality. The food was fresh, delicious and promptly served by helpful staff. It was very busy and we were pleased that we arrived early or we may have missed out.

Thank Pauline H
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Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Hotel Amenities
Meeting Rooms
Breakfast Available
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Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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"Room one is lovely.(The town is lovely, quaint and the hotel is Central, less than 2 min walk away, you have..."
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"room 6 was ok"
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"Ask for a refurbished room."
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"The room above the bar can be noisy but it does not bother me as the heavy orkney air knocks me out."
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