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Royal Hotel Stornoway

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81 Cromwell Street Stornoway, Isle of lewis, Stornoway HS1 2DG Scotland
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#2 of 6 hotels in Stornoway
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Stornoway's most historic hotel, the Royal nestles in the heart of Stornoway, beside the marina, where you can relax, enjoy the hotel's cosy character and enjoy dining in our Boatshed Restaurant or in HS1, the town's 1st cafe bar.If on business, you'll probably appreciate free wireless internet access available throughout the hotel.What matters so much more than bricks and mortar, though, is the warmth of the welcome and the friendly, easy service you'll receive - for the Hebrides has a great tradition of hospitality.While the Royal Hotel enjoys a delightful view over the colourful, bustling harbour to the splendour of Lews Castle and its grounds. The town centre is only around 200 metres walk.
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Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Free breakfast
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Non-smoking hotel
24-hour front desk
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Street parking
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Breakfast buffet
Breakfast in the room
Complimentary instant cofffee
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mronion wrote a review 03 Jun
london111 contributions162 helpful votes
I wasn’t really expecting much from a 3 star, but the rate of cleanliness was totally unacceptable (see photos) Breakfast ( the easiest meal to cook) was awful. The scrambled eggs were VERY ropey.... The rooms are in definite need of a refurbishment... If you get room 7, good luck.
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Date of stay: April 2021Trip type: Travelled as a couple
Room Tip: Room 7 is awful
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mcr14 wrote a review 02 Jun
Bracknell, United Kingdom375 contributions153 helpful votes
Location in central Stornoway is convenient. Check-in a bit slow but friendly. Room very dated. Didn't notice any problems with cleanliness as reported in other reviews but room really was in need of renovation, especially the bathroom. Breakfast was fine. Check-out was quick and easy.
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Date of stay: May 2021
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ELLEN G wrote a review Dec 2020
Arrochar, United Kingdom139 contributions95 helpful votes
From the warm welcome to the check out, our experience at the hotel during our 5 night stay was excellent. We were given an upgraded room overlooking the harbour which was perfect. Our room was super clean with great facilities.... Tea and coffee making, very comfortable bed and lovely ensuite shower room. All public areas were very comfortable and plentiful handgel available. All the staff were very helpful, friendly and professional. The breakfast food was delicious, freshly cooked and plenty of choice. We had dinner in HS1 and The Boat shed and the food was perfect and suitable for children and adults. The hotel bar and restaurant was very accommodating of our young visitors... The hot chocolate and ice cream choices were a real hit. Thank you to all the staff, especially reception staff who always greeted us with a smile and very helpful and a special thanks to the lovely lady (sorry I didn't get your name) who served us breakfast on Sat, Mon and Tues. Wishing you all a very merry Christmas and a peaceful and healthy New Year.
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Date of stay: December 2020Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Lorraine S wrote a review Nov 2020
Northampton, United Kingdom60 contributions47 helpful votes
We were stranded on the island due to weather conditions, so our friends here recommended “The Royal Hotel” and I am so glad they did. From checking in to departure, the service has been friendly and impeccable. They have done quite well with the current COVID-19 restrictions, all employees wear masks, there are cleansing stations throughout the hotel. The room is spacious and spotless- there are a few areas where it could do with a little makeover, however, this is an old hotel. Breakfast was amazing-we had to inform reception the night before, but the food was excellent, timely and well cooked. As I have to catch an early ferry, they have offered me a a “packed lunch” which I could choose what I wanted. First class hospitality, first class service, would stay here again.....,
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Date of stay: November 2020Trip type: Travelled solo
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Jack M wrote a review Oct 2020
Maidstone, United Kingdom12 contributions5 helpful votes
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The dirtiest room, curtains hanging off the rails. Quilt hanging out of the cover. Filthy carpet. Stained chair...under the bed it looked like has food crumbs under it. This room has not a deep clean re: COVID-19.
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Date of stay: October 2020
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PRICE RANGE
US$115 - US$218 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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stornoway royal hotel
LOCATION
United KingdomScotlandThe HebridesOuter HebridesLewis and HarrisIsle of LewisStornoway
NUMBER OF ROOMS
26
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Frequently Asked Questions about Royal Hotel Stornoway
Which popular attractions are close to Royal Hotel Stornoway?
Nearby attractions include Museum nan Eilean (0.4 km), An Lanntair Gallery (0.1 km), and Lews Castle (0.4 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Royal Hotel Stornoway?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free breakfast, and an on-site restaurant.
What food & drink options are available at Royal Hotel Stornoway?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge during their stay.
Is parking available at Royal Hotel Stornoway?
Yes, free parking and street parking are available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Royal Hotel Stornoway?
Conveniently located restaurants include Harbour Kitchen, The Boatshed Restaurant, and Artizan.
Are any cleaning services offered at Royal Hotel Stornoway?
Yes, dry cleaning and laundry service are offered to guests.
Does Royal Hotel Stornoway have any great views?
Yes, guests often enjoy the harbour view available here.