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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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Broad Hinton, United Kingdom
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35 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Stayed two nights in the main hotel room 3, What a spacious room with a Queen bed that was massive. All staff were welcoming and friendly. Ate in the Orangery and restaurant, the food was a good choice and well presented and tasty. Breakfast was a good choice and cooked well. It was nice to stay in a hotel that... More 

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Malmesbury, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We were given a Groupon one night stay for Christmas and went this weekend, we stayed in a courtyard room which was clean, tidy and pleasant, the food both for our evening meal and breakfast was really excellent but what made our stay was the staff, every member of staff we met were lovely, willing to help and seemed actually... More 

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

Dear Shirley H Thanks for leaving feedback on your recent stay with us at Speech House. It was great to read that you had a really pleasant stay and that my team looked after you very well throughout. They are a great bunch and we are very proud of their dedication. I have passed on the feedback and we all... More 

Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Our stay here was prepaid via Groupon by our daughter as a combined birthday gift so it wouldn't have necessarily been our choice to be in the Forest of Dean. However for the money paid it was certainly value for money which included breakfast and a "cream tea".(The description by Groupon was a little misleading ... turned out to be... More 

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

Dear 909 Elaine, Thanks for taking time to leave a review on your recent stay with us. My apologies for the delay in responding but I have just returned from a short break over seas. I am delighted that your daughters foresight brought you to stay with us at the heart of the Royal Forest of Dean. I am delighted... More 

Billinge
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14 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Spent a night at The Speech House in Coleford on Saturday with my family. We were well looked after by the staff and I thought that the accommodation and meals were excellent for a 3 star venue. I would have no hesitation in recommending this hotel for any family wishing to stay in the area.

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

Dear Andy L Thanks for leaving a review, sorry for the delay in responding but I have been out of country for a couple of weeks. Delighted to read you were well looked after by my team and that you thought you had good value for money. I have passed on your comments to my team and we look forward... More 

Cardiff, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Just had 2 nights in hotel .Lovely setting .The staff were very attentive .Very jovial receptionist .The young staff in the restaurant were very impressive .The courtyard room was delghtful but next time would upgrade to larger room .Lovely breakfast in the historic Verderers Court restaurant .I was fascinated with the history .The food in the restaurant was first class... More 

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

Dear 478WalesWales478, Please accept my apologies for my late response but I have been out of UK for the past 12 days. Thank you 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 us and that you were well looked after by my... More 

Marlborough, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Having read up lots of reviews on this hotel i expected to be in for a real treat but sadly i was left expecting better. Firstly on a plus they accept dogs which is wonderful as many hotels choose to refuse our four legged friends and it is nice to be able to take your bestest buddy along. Our room... More 

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

Dear Lyndal 58, Thanks for leaving us feed back on your stay with us recently. I am sorry to learn that you felt we did not meet your expectations. We are a small family owned country house hotel at the heart of the forest. Yes we do indeed allow well behaved pets in some of our courtyard rooms, and some... More 

Cardiff, United Kingdom
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Myself and Husband plus dog stayed here for one night on a groupon deal. Stayed in courtyard room. Very nice accommodation. Please note not very good wifi as outside main hotel. Decided to eat at hotel in evening. Beautiful food when it arrived but very slow and poor service. Booked a table for 7 p.m and had food at 8.30.... More 

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

Dear JoTonyG, Firstly, I am sorry for the delay in responding but I have been out of country for the last two weeks. Thanks for taking time to leave a review on your recent overnight stay. I can only apologise that having read your comments my team on the evening in question fell well below our usual high standards of... More 

London
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9 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We booked this deal for our 2nd wedding anniversary through Groupon, as a two night stay. On arrival we were greeted by Jonny at reception, who was very polite and helpful and continued to be so throughout our stay. We were put in room 39 in the courtyard and I have to say the rooms were very nice, a good... More 

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

Dear Animalfarmyard, Firstly may I apologise for the delay in responding to your review as I have been out of the UK for the past couple of weeks. Congratulations on your 2nd Anniversary. I am glad to read that you found your accommodation to your liking,and that Jonny was helpful in directing you to Symonds Yat. I can only apologise... More 

Wales
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53 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Only stayed one night on a groupon deal bought for us as a Xmas present and we were very pleasantly surprised on arrival at the hotel. The receptionist who greeted us was delightful and helpful as were the other staff - The room we requested was in the main house and was warm, very spacious, well decorated and the bed... More 

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

Dear Suziebaby, Many thanks for leaving a review on your recent stay with us. I am delighted that you enjoyed your stay and were looked after well by my team. I have passed on your very kind comments. Now that you have discovered us I hope you will return to us in the not too distant future. Best wishes Peter... More 

Gloucestershire, United Kingdom
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I arrived for Lunch with my Wife and Father.We were greeted and shown to our table. We had our drinks sent over while choosing our Meals.After ordering we waited about an hour until I got up and asked when our meals will be ready.The Waitress said I am sure they will be plating them up.The meals arrived soon after which... More 

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

Dear Stephen D, Thanks for taking time to leave a review on your recent visit to the Speech House. Firstly may I apologise for the length of time you had to wait for your meal, there should normally be a maximum of 20 minutes as we cook from fresh.. Unfortunately I am unable to investigate the lack customer care shown... More 

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