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Washington, Dc
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39 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I stayed two nights early November while on a tour of the Highlands and Skye. I had a room with a view of the harbor but the view wasn't as great asI expected. Room and bath dated, a bit run down but adequate.

1 Thank Babylonviews
Bristol, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a sizable hotel which is in a superb location overlooking Portree harbour. The reception staff were extremely efficient, welcoming and helpful. Our 1st Floor en-suite room was spotlessly clean and comfortable, with an amazing view out over the harbour. There are very good breakfast options and good and very reasonably priced evening meals are also available on site.... More 

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Kinloss, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have stayed once in the summer and once now in November. The rooms are spacious, clean and fairly well appointed. The food is pretty good, and not too pricey. The staff are very welcoming and can point you in the direction of any local things you want to know about. My only issue, and it is minor, was that... More 

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Crieff, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had originally planned to camp on the Isle of Skye but when a storm hit & gale force winds broke our tent we had no other choice but to head into Portree and find refuge. You can imagine the ordeal we had gone through that afternoon and by the time we arrived we were soaked through to the bone,... More 

Thank Hannah P
Morpeth, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Another cold wet day on Skye made nice and warm by the reception from waitress in the dining area. Very helpful lady who tended to our needs and preferences. Can not fault the food, Haggis starter for me and Scottish cheeses for him in doors. Food is very well presented "thanks chef". Main meals arrived hot and with an assortment... More 

Thank tracy-marie j
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24 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 October 2016

Stayed at The Royal Hotel two nights while visiting Isle of Skye. Good hotel, room very basic but good, basic breakfast and very good dinner at hotel. Was pleasantly surprised with the dinner as not much was open in town when we were there , as we did not get back in town until about 7pm each night. We reluctantly... More 

Thank Nancy S
Paisley, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 October 2016

We found this hotel round the corner from the square after trying a number of other Bed and Breakfast establishments. Most of them were in darkness or had no vacancy signs up. We appeared to be in an annex of the original building. The decor and furnishings were truly 70's in age but the view from our room was fantastic.... More 

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13 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

We loved the location and staff of this hotel! Also, it's super close to the grocery store and all the restaurants downtown. The included breakfast here is great as well. Tip: stay in ROOM 16. Great view of the harbor and it appears to be renovated!

1 Thank Omar M
Weymouth, United Kingdom
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43 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 October 2016

Building in good condition. Lovely views of the bay. Easy parking. Accessible room was spacious and well-appointed. Very comfortable bed. Restaurant closed for winter but excellent food in the dining room. Staff friendly and helpful. Glasses instead of plastic beakers in the room would have been nice.

1 Thank Alasdair M
MK, England, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

Tired hotel but ok Great location Staff were either friendly or extremely ignorant - we never got greeted on exiting or entering the hotel - it became a bit of a joke to try and get anyone to even acknowledge us! Breakfast was hit & miss. Staff again a little surly but the cooked food was terrible. Sorry to say... More 

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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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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: $141 - $219 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Royal Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 34
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“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
“Ask for harbour view”
 of 5 bubbles macham162, 9 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Choose first or second floor overlooking the harbour”
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“overlooking the bay”
 of 5 bubbles fasttourer, 25 Jul 2016 | Read review
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