Royal Hotel Stornoway - Stornoway (Isle of Lewis)

Cromwell Street, Stornoway, Stornoway (Isle of Lewis), United Kingdom  show map
 2 stars
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Royal Hotel Stornoway - Stornoway (Isle of Lewis)

 Free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi in rooms

 Parking

Paid parking

 24-hour

24-hour reception

 Swimming pool

Indoor swimming pool

 Sports activities

Golf course

 Breakfast

In-room breakfast

Continental breakfast

 Food/Drinks

Restaurant

Bar/Lounge area

 Meeting facilities

Meeting/Banquet facilities

Overview

The traditional 2-star Royal Hotel Stornoway is set in a historic area minutes away from St Columba's Chapel, Lews Castle and Stornoway Harbour. Since 1850, it has been hosting guests in the heart of Stornoway.

The hotel is set 50 meters away from Uig Sands, An Lanntair Gallery and Museum nan Eilean. The center of Stornoway is 1 km away from the venue.

Shoppers will appreciate shops and stores at a short distance from the hotel.

The hotel enjoys an ideal location within 5 minutes' drive from Stornoway airport.

Rooms

A great view over the castle welcomes guests to Double Room and Family Room offering en suite bathrooms along with a laptop safe, coffee/tea makers, a wardrobe, a seating area and TV. Bathrooms are fitted with a shower, a hairdryer and free toiletries.

Eat & Drink

A breakfast is served in the dining area. The informal restaurant provides special meals. HS-1 Cafe Bar, Royal Hotel pampers guests with british and indian dishes and lies within 50 meters of the property.

Services

Guests will benefit from laundry, 24-hour security and room service along with a baggage storage, a safe deposit box and parking.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

Free private parking is possible on site.

Number of rooms:   26.

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Facilities

General

  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Paid parking
  • Handicap parking
  • 24-hour check-in
  • 24-hour reception
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • 24-hour security
  • Safe deposit box
  • No pets allowed
  • Luggage storage
  • Elevator
  • Rooms/Facilities for disabled

Sports & Fitness

  • Golf course

Services

  • 24-hour room service
  • Dry cleaning
  • Laundry
  • Tours/Ticket assistance

Dining facilities

  • Continental breakfast
  • In-room breakfast
  • Restaurant buffet
  • Bar/Lounge area
  • Cafe

Meeting facilities

  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying

Leisure facilities

  • Indoor swimming pool

Room facilities

  • Free Wi-Fi in rooms
  • Central heating
  • Free in-room safe
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Sitting area
  • Dressing area
  • Ironing facilities
  • In-room desk

Bathroom

  • Private bathroom
  • Bath/Shower
  • Hair dryer

Media

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Direct dial telephone
  • Radio
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor

Policies

Check-in

  • from  2 pm

Check-out

  • until  11 am

Children and extra beds

  • All children under the age of 5 may stay free of charge when using existing bedding. 
  • All children under the age of 2 may stay for free in a crib. 
  • Maximum capacity of cribs in a room is 1. 
  • There are no extra beds provided in a room. 

How to reach hotel

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Hotel Address:

Cromwell Street, Stornoway, Stornoway (Isle of Lewis), United Kingdom

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City Center
  • Stornoway
    700 m
Airports
  • Stornoway (SYY)
    3.5 km
  • Benbecula (BEB)
    99.6 km
Restaurants
  • HS-1 Cafe Bar, Royal Hotel (cuisine: British)
    10 m
  • The Boatshed Restaurant
    50 m
Beaches
  • Uig Sands
    200 m
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  2 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11 am
  • Number of rooms:
    26

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Rooms and availability

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Bed type: Double bed
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      How to reach hotel

      hotel Royal Hotel Stornoway - Stornoway (Isle of Lewis) Stornoway  location
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      Hotel Address:

      Cromwell Street, Stornoway, Stornoway (Isle of Lewis), United Kingdom

      Get directions
      City Center
      • Stornoway
        700 m
      Airports
      • Stornoway (SYY)
        3.5 km
      • Benbecula (BEB)
        99.6 km
      Restaurants
      • HS-1 Cafe Bar, Royal Hotel (cuisine: British)
        10 m
      • The Boatshed Restaurant
        50 m
      Beaches
      • Uig Sands
        200 m
      Hotel information
      • Check-in:
        from  2 pm
      • Check-out:
        until  11 am
      • Number of rooms:
        26

      Hotel Awards

      UKHOTEL AWARDSHighly RecommendedStornoway (Isle of Lewis)Royal Hotel Stornoway

      According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
      Hotels Recommended by Guests in United Kingdom

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      What's nearby

      Tourist attractions

      • Masonic Hall - 100 m
      • Stornoway Bowling Club - 400 m

      Popular areas

      • City Center - 600 m

      Places of interest

      • Royal British Legion - 300 m
      • Stornoway Sea Angling Club - 400 m

      Museums

      • Museum Nan Eilean - 300 m

      Local attractions

      • Arnol Blackhouse - 18.6 km
        Arnol, Isle of Lewis, Stornoway

        Near the hotel

        • An Lanntair Gallery - 40 m
          Town Hall, Stornoway
        • Uig Sands - 200 m
          Scotland
        • Stornoway Harbour - 160 m
          Cromwell Street, Stornoway
        • Museum nan Eilean - 250 m
          Francis Street, Stornoway

        Restaurants nearby

        • HS-1 Cafe Bar, Royal Hotel - 10 m

          Address: Cromwell St
          Phone: 01851 702109

          75% likes this, based on 121 reviews
          Cuisine: British

        • Peking Cuisine - 140 m

          Address: 30 Church Street
          Phone: 01851705548

        • Woodlands Centre - 210 m

          Address: Castle Grounds

          67% likes this, based on 60 reviews
          Cuisine: Scottish

        • The Boatshed Restaurant - 50 m

          Address: Cromwell Street
          Phone: 01851 702109

          81% likes this, based on 85 reviews

        • Bangla Spice - 180 m

          Address: 33 Church Street

          65% likes this, based on 37 reviews
          Cuisine: Indian

        Hotel information
        • Check-in:
          from  2 pm
        • Check-out:
          until  11 am
        • Number of rooms:
          26

        Hotel Awards

        UKHOTEL AWARDSHighly RecommendedStornoway (Isle of Lewis)Royal Hotel Stornoway

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        Cities nearby
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        • Lewis Island hotels - 16 km

        Royal Hotel Stornoway Reviews

        Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Royal Hotel Stornoway

        Average guest rating

        7.4out of 10
        Very good
        Based on 24 reviews

        Guest reviews

        • Single
          9.6

          The fact that they could cope with my arrival at 230 in the morning off the ferry.

          Extremely warm rooms - stuffy

        • Older travelers
          8.2

          The staff could not have been more helpful. The location opposite the castle was good and central to the town.

        • Single
          6.6

          1. The Towels. 2. breakfast served to the room (£3.00 extra). Staff have friendly attitude.

          Room with view over carpark - and noise of kitchen vent.Grubby common areas and stairways.Food relatively pricey - cooking OK but unremarkable. Only has a bar with restuarant tables and a restuarant, there is no lounge area to sit and relax in the evening. Its a bit B+ - OK but not brilliant.

        • Single
          6.6

          An excellent location in the centre of Stornaway. Views from the bedrooms are lovely. Although I only had breakfast I heard others talking about the quality of the food on the dinner menu and I noticed that it attracted outsiders

          Perhaps in need of some refurbishment throughout. Appeared a little grubby in places and the pillows were very hard!

        • Older travelers
          8.8

          The attentiveness, support, cheerful and helpful service offered by the staff and the excellence of the food, albeit lack of local kippers!

        • Single
          7.0

          Standard of cuisine very good

          Constant humming of machinery outside window of Room No.10. A good night's sleep was impossible.

        • Older travelers
          5.8

          Frfiendly staff

          Rate was absolutely overprized compared to many other hotels.

        • Single
          5.4

          It was very central.and food good but pricey.

          It was very expensive for what you get, have stayed in much better for half the price and even less in country wide hotel chains. The room I had was next to a duct system that was so noisy I had to turn the TV way up to hear it, the fan with-in the duct did not go off until late in the evening about 10.00pm approximately, my room was not cleaned on second night and tea tray not filled, at price I was paying would say this was scandalous, also very poor parking only enough for about 6/7 cars and some of these spaces taken up by staff.

        • Single
          7.0

          When I arrived they did not have my booking logged but the girl on reception very politely sorted out the problem.

        • Older travelers
          6.6

          Right on the harbour front so very convenient. The HS1 Cafe Bar was great for food and drink during the day. Car Park at rear to hotel was handy.

          The bedroom was quite cold - if it hadn't been for a back up plug in radiator it would have been worse. No heat of any kind in the bathroom so showers need to be taken very quickly!

        • Single
          5.0

          Evening meal was good.

          At £92 for the smallest single I have ever stayed in for b+b this hotel is well overpriced. It's very tired and needs a facelift. Bathroom and facilities are very poor. In fairness the restaurant was not bad and my evening meal was good. I stayed at 4 hotels on the islands during my week there. The other 3 were to a much higher standard and all were under £60. The Royal needs to rethink its positioning and prices.I Will not return.

        • Single
          6.0

          I have stayed fve times and the location and food are excellent

          This was my fifth stay and first time in a back facing room (room 10) and a totally different experience to the front rooms. Noises from staff using the recylcing bins until 12.30am and from the heating plant. Feel these rooms should be discounted as marred the experience as difficult to sleep.

        • Family with children
          8.8

          Lovely room. Very friendly staff. Great food.

          Rather pricey. Small carpark. Difficult to locate hotel in the dark as there was scaffolding obstructing the sign and when I tried to phone the hotel to check the location the phone was continuously engaged.

        • Older travelers
          7.8

          Very good food, nice ambiance in both restaurants, very helpful and friendly staff that "went the extra mile" for us.

        • Single
          7.8

          Friendly welcome, attentive, felt they were grateful I had chosen to stay there

          A bit noisy (cars on the street outside)

        How to reach hotel

        hotel Royal Hotel Stornoway - Stornoway (Isle of Lewis) Stornoway  location
        Show big map »

        Hotel Address:

        Cromwell Street, Stornoway, Stornoway (Isle of Lewis), United Kingdom

        Get directions
        City Center
        • Stornoway
          700 m
        Airports
        • Stornoway (SYY)
          3.5 km
        • Benbecula (BEB)
          99.6 km
        Restaurants
        • HS-1 Cafe Bar, Royal Hotel (cuisine: British)
          10 m
        • The Boatshed Restaurant
          50 m
        Beaches
        • Uig Sands
          200 m
        Hotel information
        • Check-in:
          from  2 pm
        • Check-out:
          until  11 am
        • Number of rooms:
          26

        Hotel Awards

        UKHOTEL AWARDSHighly RecommendedStornoway (Isle of Lewis)Royal Hotel Stornoway

        According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
        Hotels Recommended by Guests in United Kingdom

        Use Badge