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The Speech House Hotel

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Speech House Road | Speech House, Coleford GL16 7EL, England
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Ranked #1 of 3 Hotels in Coleford
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
SteveLiddle Sandy, Bedfordshire
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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 of 5 stars
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Sandy, Bedfordshire
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47 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Was camping with the sealed knot and one of the cannon crew, visited the restaurant on the Friday evening with no reservation, was warned that it was quite expensive, so a three course meal with 2 pints of draught bitter came to the princely sum of £30.30 :) The food was excellent and whilst not huge amounts of food, was... More 

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The_Speech_House, Owner at The Speech House Hotel, responded to this review

Dear mr Liddle, Thanks for your review on your recent visit to our restaurant. You were part of the "Proms in the Park" event organised by the wonderful Lydbrook Silver Band, which was an amazing evening. I am glad you thought your meal and drinks were good value, our prices are extremely competitive given the ambience, service and quality of... More 

United Kingdom
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37 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We visited the hotel for a family meal on a Sunday. The room we ate in was lovely, very old, quaint and in keeping the hotel. The food was very nice indeed. I have booked to stay in hotel end of July for an birthday occasion. I am looking forward to it very much so.

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The_Speech_House, Owner at The Speech House Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Lisa B, Thanks for leaving a review on your recent visit to the Speech House. I am delighted to read that you enjoyed your meal and the historic surroundings of our restaurant. Thank you for your very kind comments which I have relayed to my team. We all look forward to welcoming you back at the end of July.... More 

Gloucester, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Great evening with the family on the occasion of our 50th wedding anniversary, I would recommend the Speech House to everyone who wants to enjoy good service, excellent food and great ambiance. All of my family had a very enjoyable time.

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The_Speech_House, Owner at The Speech House Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Mervyn S, Thanks for taking time to leave a review of your recent visit to the Speech House. We are all delighted to learn that you had a great celebration with your family. Thank you for your very kind comments which I have passed on to all my team. Congratulations on your 50th Anniversary we all look forward to... More 

Derby, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This hotel was picked as it was the nearest hotel to a christening we were attending..!! Booked through a late booking site we were not made aware of the wedding taking place that night. Result was no sleep until the music had finished at 12:00pm - so check first if you are staying, it was not a pleasant experience. The... More 

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The_Speech_House, Owner at The Speech House Hotel, responded to this review

Dear AJS1954, Thanks for taking time to leave a review on your recent overnight stay with us. I am sorry that we failed to meet your expectations on this occasion. I note that my team took appropriate action and gave you a reduction in your tariff. I will speak to my head housekeeper on return regarding your comments regarding cobwebs.... More 

Chippenham
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were organising a large sporting event based on Speech House field and were staying here for the second time. It was just as good as before. We needed the staff to be flexible with meal times, especially for early breakfasts and evening meals. They were excellent and accommodated us perfectly even though they were very busy. When the event... More 

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The_Speech_House, Owner at The Speech House Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Howard T, Many thanks for leaving a review on your recent stay with us. It was our pleasure to once again look after yourself and your colleagues. I was delighted to read that you were all well looked after by my team and that they were able to be flexible around your commitments even though they were extremely busy.... More 

Wales
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16 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed for a couple of nights at the end of May. Our room was a dog friendly family room in the courtyard. The room was fine for our needs and exceeded our expectations. It was very clean. The double bed was very comfortable. The shower room was compact but the shower was very powerful and refreshing. The provided dog... More 

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The_Speech_House, Owner at The Speech House Hotel, responded to this review

Dear McApey, Many thanks for leaving a review on your recent stay with us at the Speech House. I am delighted to read that you had a great stay with your dog and that enjoyed being able to eat in the Orangery with your dog. I have passed on your very kind comments to all of my team and I... More 

Sutton Coldfield, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stopped here recently for two nights. Stayed in one of the cottage rooms in the courtyard on the front number 22 this was very spacious comfortable double room also had a single room. The hotel itself was beautiful. The breakfast on our first morning was buffet, full English breakfast with plenty of selection, cereals, fresh fruit and more. The second... More 

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Dear MargieP17, Thanks for leaving a review on your recent stay with us at the Speech House. I am delighted to read that you enjoyed your stay in the cottage room and that you enjoyed your meals. I am glad you were well looked after by my team and I have passed on your comments to them all. Apologies about... More 

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29 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Good selection of rooms available. We had a double room on the ground floor with small single room attached which we didn't need but had a wash basin, TV etc. The heating was on at a sensible temperature for the time of year. The TV in the main room was difficult to operate but instructions were available which worked! It... More 

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The_Speech_House, Owner at The Speech House Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Lizzy 9960, Thanks for leaving feedback on your recent stay with us at the Speech House. It was pleasing to read that you had a great stay with us and that although we allow dogs in certain rooms that you were not affected by them. I am delighted that you were comfortable and that you enjoyed all of your... More 

Okehampton, United Kingdom
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57 reviews
27 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We received a very warm welcome at this well situated hotel. The most positive thing about the hotel is that it is very dog friendly, which is wonderful. The staff on Reception were very good, but the waiting staff both evenings never got things quite right, which was a shame. The room and bathroom were very shabby, characterless, small and... More 

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The_Speech_House, Owner at The Speech House Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Margot W, Thanks for taking time to leave a review on your recent stay at the Speech House. It was a pleasure to meet you during your stay when you raised the various issues with me. As I explained at the time we only have certain rooms that are pet friendly and they do vary in size with the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went on a living social deal to The Speech House. Had a superior courtyard room which was lovely (room 40). Had a lovely meal in the restaurant. Breakfast was lovely. Great walk oposite the hotel around the nature reserve. 15 mins from Symonds Yat saw loads of wildlife. Would return.

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The_Speech_House, Owner at The Speech House Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Deborah H Thanks for leaving a review on your recent stay with us at The Speech House. I am delighted to read that you had a great walking break with us in the heart of the forest. Thank you for your most generous comments which I have passed on to all my team. We all look forward to seeing... More 

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