The Royal

Bank StreetPortreeIV51 9BUUnited Kingdom
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About The Royal

Overlooking the Portree Harbour, The Royal is located in the spectacular Isle of Skye in Portree, Highland. The VisitScotland Portree Information Centre is a minute’s walk from the hotel.

The rooms are equipped with flat screen satellite TVs, desks, sofa beds and coffeemakers. Irons and ironing boards are provided on request. Bathrooms have shower or tub with free toiletries and hair dryer supplied. Most rooms offer sea views.

The hotel offers ticket and tour assistance. A meeting room is present. Self parking onsite is free but limited. Wi-Fi access throughout the hotel is complimentary.

The Royal serves free English breakfast every day. It has two restaurants on site with sea food dining options. A pub serving typical bar meals, whiskies and local ales is featured.

The hotel is a short stroll from Somerland Square and Portree Harbour. Skye Riding Centre and Old Man of Storr are within 12 miles of the hotel.

Contact

Bank Street, Portree, IV51 9BU, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44(1478)612525 | Fax: +44(1478)613198 | Official Homepage

Top amenities

  • Free WiFi in lobby
  • Free WiFi in rooms
  • Pool
  • Spa
  • Parking
  • Pets
  • A/C
  • Restaurant
  • Hotel bar
  • Gym

All amenities

Hotel facilities

  • 24-hour reception
  • Car park
  • Free WiFi in lobby
  • Hotel bar
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Restaurant
  • Room service
  • WiFi in lobby

Room facilities

  • Bathroom with shower
  • Central heating
  • Desk
  • Electric kettle
  • Free WiFi in rooms
  • Hairdryer
  • Internet
  • Ironing board
  • Telephone
  • Television
  • WiFi in rooms

Accessibility

  • Wheelchair accessible

For children

  • Child / Baby cot

Arrival / Departure

  • Check-in: 16:00
  • Check-out: 11:00

Positive Reviews

Within easy walking distances of places

Some guests call The Royal a cute hotel in a perfect place in Portree. They like that it is only minutes from the port and bus station. Everything in the lovely town is pretty much at walking distances of the hotel.

Comfortable rooms with good views; great Wi-Fi

Rooms are comfortable and clean and most guests liked everything about the rooms, from the large bath to the coffee making facilities. Guests love the views of the harbour from the rooms which they say are amazing. Guests find the Wi-Fi handy to use as the speed is fast and the range is so good that it can be accessed even in the car park of the hotel.

Friendly staff; good breakfast and pub drinks

The staff at the hotel is friendly to interact and helpful. Guests say the breakfast served at the hotel is well cooked and plentiful. Guests also enjoy the meals at the snack bar and the locally brewed beers served at the pub of the hotel.

Negative Reviews

Loud housekeeping staff

Guests say that the housekeeping staff of the hotel is rather heavy handed. The beds shook every time the members handled the linen cupboard doors as they slammed them shut loudly. Guests say they also talked too loudly and their chatter is disturbing. Though check-out is at 11 in the mornings, guests are miffed that the staff appears to clear the rooms at nine.

Odd smell in the hotel

Some guests did not like the odd smell present in the corridors and stairwell. They also say that the hotel appears dated.

Slow food service; unorganized young staff

Several guests say that the service in the restaurant is slow. They say some of the younger members of the staff are not very organized or friendly.

Rating Overview

Rating trivago Rating Index ® based on 75 reviews across the web
6.9 /10
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    7.0 /10
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    4.0 /10
  • Other Sources
    7.3 /10
6.9 out of 10 based on 75 reviews