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|Distance to city centre||0.1 km|
|"Great bar with friendly staff."||(in 91 reviews)|
|"Great breakfast with good choice."||(in 90 reviews)|
|"Great location and excellent value."||(in 96 reviews)|
|"Expensive for a fairly basic hotel"||(in 11 reviews)|
|"No parking"||(in 9 reviews)|
|"It needs a refurb, furnishings, decor etc were all very tired looking."||(in 6 reviews)|
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|bit dated||in 8 reviews|
|comfy bed||in 21 reviews|
|food was excellent||in 20 reviews|
|furnishings decor||in 5 reviews|
|good breakfast||in 108 reviews|
|good choice||in 4 reviews|
|great location for exploring||in 75 reviews|
|limited parking spaces||in 38 reviews|
|old hotel||in 40 reviews|
|portree||in 116 reviews|
|room with sea view||in 104 reviews|
|staff were friendly||in 115 reviews|
|views over the harbour||in 76 reviews|
Great location Fantastic breakfast
Reception was very welcoming and helpful. We eventually booked via booking because it turned out to be much more expensive via the hotel itself.
Staff went for a smoke while serving food, that was absolutely unprofessional. No staff left as they went together. Breakfast was average at best.
The location of the Royal Hotel was very good, across from the harbor and right on the main streets of Portree. It was a good central location for our explorations on the Isle of Skye, heading out in four different directions each day. The room was cleaned daily and they did a good job. The continental breakfast was enjoyable although we weren't sure if ordering from the hot menu was included. Dinner in the restaurant was very good.
Our room was sufficient but thought the website mentioned that the hotel had recently been updated. We didn't see indications of that. We also didn't realize there were no elevators, so our room in the 200's was actually up 3 flights of stairs. Our added "view" cost ended up giving us a small window that had a chair sitting in front of it. True, we could see the harbor through the window, but only limited. The bathroom was roomy enough however the shower had no place to put your shampoo or soap and it appeared there had once been a liquid soap dispenser in the shower but it was broken off and just a bracket remained. The heated towel rack was nice, but on the opposite side of the sink, with nowhere near the shower to hang a towel or cloth. I asked about getting a washcloth and the desk clerk told me they could provide one "at an added cost". Never heard that before. Overall the hotel was adequate but not quite what we were expecting. There was a fee parking lot across the street, but limited hours, so had to park a few blocks away in the long term parking, or be up by 8 am to move the car.
They had a pretty decent spread for breakfast. Fresh fruit, croissants, jams were plentiful and I thoroughly enjoyed them. Whilst I tried the Highlander Full Breakfast the first day, I had to give up as it was too heavy (for day 2). Yet, I found their dining establishment satisfactory and helpful for anyone ready to explore the beautiful Isle of Skye!
Rooms could've been a tad bit larger but this was fairly alright. I still enjoyed my stay.
Good location but room overlooked by opposite cafe and scaffolding all around frontage which we were not advised of, though we asked for a room with a view. Staff were good and even said to take a few things from the breakfast buffet when leaving early. Messages taken by staff from family members in our absence, Good cooked breakfast quickly served.
The dining menu was very unexciting and even an offer of 10% off if we dined there did not tempt us.
Situated in Portree, this hotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Somerled Square and Portree Harbour. Old Man of Storr and Skye Riding Centre are also within 12 mi (20 km).
based on 802 reviews
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- Friendly service
- Great view
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FAQs when booking at The Royal Hotel
Where is The Royal Hotel located?
The Royal Hotel is located at Bank Street, 0.1 km from the centre of Portree. Somerled Square is the closest landmark to The Royal Hotel.
When is check-in time and check-out time at The Royal Hotel?
Check-in time is 4:00 PM and check-out time is 10:30 AM at The Royal Hotel.
Does The Royal Hotel offer free Wi-Fi?
Yes, The Royal Hotel offers free Wi-Fi.
Does The Royal Hotel offer free parking?
No, The Royal Hotel does not offer free parking.
Does The Royal Hotel offer free airport shuttle service?
No, The Royal Hotel does not offer free airport shuttle service.
How far is The Royal Hotel from the airport?
The Royal Hotel is 70.4 km from Isle of Benbecula. The Royal Hotel is 87 km from Isle of Barra North Bay.
Does The Royal Hotel have a pool?
No, The Royal Hotel does not have a pool on-site.
Most Popular Landmarks
- Somerled Square 111 m
- Portree Harbour 245 m
- Ben Tianavaig 3.8 km
- Old Man of Storr 10.6 km
- Skye Riding Centre 14.1 km
- Edinbane Pottery 15.6 km
|Isle of Benbecula||70.4 km|
|Isle of Barra North Bay||87 km|
|Plockton Duirinish, Highland||31.9 km|
|Kyle Of Lochalsh, Highland||32.3 km|