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Royal Hotel

Manvers Street, Bath BA1 1JP, England
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Ranked #13 of 31 Hotels in Bath
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2012
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2012

Just returned from very pleasant two day break at the Royal Hotel. Very conveniently located near shops, Abbey, Roman Baths etc. Superb breakfast and dinner menu - attentive staff could not do enough for us. Well appointed warm comfortable rooms. Bookable parking space in hotels own private car park adjacent to hotel, which at approx £8 per day is well... More 

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Torquay, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2012

On 30th November 2012 my 2 sisters and I arrived at The Royal Hotel, Bath for a 2 night break. We found the room very good, restaurant excellent and the staff going the extra mile at every turn. It really made it a special holiday for us, it was our first ever away together and was celebrating various birthdays. The... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2012

Excellent service, convenient location next to train station,and the choice of breakfast was more than usually available elsewhere, including 'proper' kippers. Good value for money in Bath. The room I stayed in was quiet, very clean and comfortable. Although not the trendiest decor a lot of thought had gone into the facilities, like a shelf space to put your toiletries... More 

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Surrey
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2012

We stayed 2 nights in a standard room. I would say the hotel struggles to be a 3 star - the bedroom,reception and hallway decor is very tired to the point of being old fashioned rather than period furnishings. But the bathroom was spotless as was the bedding. Because the hotel is so near the train station the bar and... More 

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recp, General Manager at Royal Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you for staying with us at The Royal Hotel. The hotel was designed by " The famous Mr Brunel" and we employed a professional interior designer to prepare a scheme that was in keeping with the age of the building, built in 1846. The Clubhouse bar was not open on that particular evening because a member of... More 

Swanage, United Kingdom
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2012

We travelled by car and had arranged parking at the back of the hotel, but the railway station was just opposite so would also have been very convenient. . We stayed in two twin-bedded rooms which were very clean with plenty of tea and coffee etc provided. The hotel was also in walking distance of the shops and spa. Our... More 

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Windsor, United Kingdom
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35 reviews 35 reviews
19 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2012

My friend and I stayed for one nigh while we visited the Christmas market.The hotel is opposite the station,which is perfect situation.We stayed in single rooms,which were really comfortable,even though my room needed decorating,but it was obvious a lot of thought had gone into keeping you comfortable.The staff were all friendly and helpful,at times I did feel they were under... More 

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recp, General Manager at Royal Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you for sataying with us at The Royal Hotel and I am delighted that you will be returning. We spend a great deal of time compiling a new menu to ensure that the balance of flavours are correct. Your dish was not seasoned properly and for that I apologise. Your comments have been brought to the attention... More 

Leicester, United Kingdom
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89 reviews 89 reviews
28 hotel reviews
210 helpful votes 210 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2012

We arrived by train and jsut across the road arrived at the hotel and was immediately check in and went to the room. 2nd floor room 205 near front but facing back but no problem with any road and train noise and we had the window wide open the whole time as we were so hot. (Live on a farm... More 

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recp, General Manager at Royal Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you for your kind comments regarding your stay at The Royal.I apologise if there was no coriander in the salad accompanying the squid starter, although I am assured by the chef he had prepared the dish correctly. With respect to your coffee I am in agreement with you that the waiter had prepared decaffeinated in error as... More 

Malta
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14 reviews 14 reviews
6 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2012

Excellent throughout.Location just across from Bath Spa main railway station. Very friendly, helpful and welcoming staff. Working lift and services. Fast and free wifi. Impeccably clean rooms. Very quiet. TV, plumbing, hot water all in good nick. Comfortable bed. Hair dryer, trouser press, iron. Full tea and coffee self service in the room with daily replenishment of tea bags and... More 

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Ryde, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2012

I stay here every year when I visit the christmas markets and meet up with my mum and dad. I had a lovely single room which was just right. It had a comfortable bed and a lovely bathroom. The food is always very good and the staff are extremely helpful and cheerful!

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Bath, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2012

The hotel was perfectly placed for a weeekend away on the train and to walk around Bath. The staff could not have been friendlier and warmer a great advert for the city of Bath !. Room quiet and cosy at the back - loved the cafetiere to enable you to make own fresh coffee .Beds comfortable and only noise was... More 

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