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The Royal Hotel

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Dining (31)
Overview
  • Excellent17%
  • Very good34%
  • Average25%
  • Poor13%
  • Terrible11%
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“bit dated”(7 reviews)
“isle of skye”(30 reviews)
“first floor”(10 reviews)
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast Buffet
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
Family Rooms
Bar/Lounge
3 Star accommodation
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All reviewsbit datedisle of skyefirst floorthe ground floorbreakfast was excellentoverlooking the harbourpleasant staytwo nightsroom was largelovely viewthe pubfamily roomcooked breakfastjoanscotlandensuite
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We stayed here overnight last week and were well looked after. This is an older hotel. No elevator but there are handicapped rooms available on ground level. Loved the heated towel racks and deep soaker tub. Walking trail close by.

Thank Janet S
Reviewed 6 days ago

We've just stayed one night in this hotel. It was enough to find out that it is a very good location to stay. Special thanks to Joan who served breakfast to all the customers with an enormous passion, although her respectable age. An example for...More

Thank Tony N
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Old building with lovely views over harbour. Spacious rooms with very good shower pressure in large ensuite. Front desk staff just ok. Dinning room just OK but convenient. Suggest better local eateries. Would stay again.

Thank mcavty
Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed in the Royal Hotel during the beginning of September and loved every second of it! the hotel had beautiful views over the bay and is positioned in the perfect area for accessibility to shops. The food was delicious with a good variety for...More

Thank Tom B
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was my first visit to Skye and I could not have been luckier with my choice of hotel. My room was incredibly spacious, well-equipped and comfortable, with a very nice ensuite bathroom attached. I had views over the harbour and neighbouring mountains - a...More

Thank barnabyharrison
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Description
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 ...More 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. Less
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Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Restaurant
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Free Parking
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast Available
Meeting Rooms
Non-Smoking Hotel
Pool
Beachfront
Room Service
Spa
Breakfast included
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
Number of rooms
34
Price range
US$127 - US$262 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
United Kingdom > Scotland > The Hebrides > Isle of Skye > Portree
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Traveller (122)
Room & Suite (137)
Dining (31)
Pool & Beach (1)
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evehargreaves
19 November 2017|
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Response from Saffron1971 | Reviewed this property |
I would check with hotel but if not there is a youth hostel just around the corner which one our our party stayed at and said was basic but clean. Hope that helps
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pegijo
6 August 2017|
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Response from FKSG | Reviewed this property |
Nope. But you won't need one. PS if you haven't already booked, go elsewhere.
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Room Tips
"Maybe stay higer up to avoid the food smell?"
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"steets can be busy through the day but quiet at night"
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"request a bay view or mountain view."
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"If you must stay here, get a room with a harbor view."
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