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The Royal Hotel

Bank Street, Portree, IV51 9BU, United Kingdom
+44 147 861 2525


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Overall guest ratings

7.6/10 Good
Based on 408 reviews

Review highlights

  • 8.7
  • 8.5
  • 8.1
  • 2.9

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  • Spacious rooms
  • Wonderful sightseeing
  • Great view


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    With the picturesque harbour of Portree in the foreground and the view of the bay behind, The Royal Hotel is perfectly placed to offer you a quiet, restful retreat during your stay on the magical Isle of Skye. If you are looking for a relaxing holiday, short break or are just passing through on business, The Royal Hotel has the facilities to suit the occasion. Our rooms and public areas offer new standards in contemporary style and traditional hospitality. Our friendly and welcoming staff will be more than happy to direct you to the hidden treasures for which the island has become so famous. The Royal Hotel has 25 rooms, each one a haven of comfort and relaxation, a place where guests can unwind after a busy day climbing, hill walking or sightseeing. Most rooms have outstanding views of Portree Harbour, and all rooms have ensuite bathrooms, colour televisions, hospitality trays with tea and coffee making facilities and comfortable furnishings. We also have rooms on the ground floor that are specially adapted for people with disabilities. The Tianavaig Restaurant is renowned for its fresh seafood, superior service and the scenic view of Ben Tianavaig across the bay. Our team of chefs take great pride in using the finest quality fresh local produce the island has to offer. MacNabs Inn has a warm, sociable atmosphere, live local bands mostly at weekends and a place to sample our wide range of malts or to enjoy our exclusive MacNabs Ale, a specialist brew from Skye s only Real Ale Brewery.

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    • Parking
    • Complimentary breakfast
    • Fitness centre
    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Facilities for disabled guests
    • Meeting/Banquet facilities
    • Room service
    • No smoking
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Beauty salon
    • 24 hour front desk
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    Guest reviews

    Overall rating

    7.6 Good
    Based on 408 reviews
    • 8.7 "Location is great."
    • 8.5 "Great service."
    • 8.1 "Breakfast is good."
    • 7.5 "Nice rooms."
    • 7.2 "High comfort."
    • 2.9 "Horrible vibe."
    • 2.8 "Terrible value."
    • 2.2 "Terrible amenities."
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    Overall rating

    7.6 Good
    Based on 363 reviews
    • 8.7 "Great service."
      9.1 "91% found the staff to be very friendly."
      7.6 "76% said the reception staff was great."
    • 8.5 "Location is great."
      9.5 "95% liked the proximity to sightseeing."
    • 8.0 "Breakfast is good."
    • 7.4 "Nice rooms."
      9.8 "98% thought the view was good."
      8.2 "82% thought rooms were spacious."
      8.0 "80% said rooms were clean."
    • 6.0 "Food is average."
    • 5.1 "Internet is average."
    • 3.1 "Horrible vibe."
      1.6 "84% criticized the unstylish hotel."
      4.4 "Unfriendly atmosphere, according to 56%."
    • 2.8 "Terrible value."
    • 2.1 "Terrible amenities."
      1.8 "82% thought the building wasn't nice."
      0.0 "100% complained about the elevator."
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    Overall rating

    7.5 Good
    Based on 40 reviews
    • 9.0 "Terrific location."
    • 8.5 "Great service."
      9.1 "91% found the staff to be very friendly."
    • 7.8 "Good breakfast."
    • 7.1 "Nice rooms."
      9.6 "96% thought the view was good."
    • 2.4 "Terrible value."

    Overall rating

    8.3 Excellent
    Based on 4 reviews
    • 7.7 "Nice rooms."
    Hotel type
    City Hotel
    Guests say it is the perfect hotel for a city trip.
    Good to know
    "Spacious rooms"
    "Wonderful sightseeing"
    "Great view"
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