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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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  • 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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Stroud, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We stopped by on a first visit to The Royal Forest of Dean, and would put this top of our list of places to stay in the area, if we go back to enjoy the walking and other things to see and do - it is close to the Forestry Commission centre and the Hopewell mine. The menu is not... More 

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

Dear MalcSaville, Thanks for taking time to leave a review on your recent visit to the Speech House. It was good to read that you had an enjoyable experience when you stopped off for lunch with us. Thanks for your kind comments regarding ambience and service created by my team, also on the quality of your meal. I have relayed... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We stayed in the family room in August as my wife and our daughter were on a lovely away day around The Forest of Dean. For position this hotel is great, right in the center close to all the attractions and with many walking paths directly from the hotel grounds.However, the courtyard room we booked for a high price for... More 

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Dear FamilygreeninBristol, Thank you for taking the time to leave a review on your recent stay with us at the Speech House. Firstly may I apologise that we did not meet our usual high standards with regard to your comment regarding the wiping down of surfaces prior to your arrival. I have taken this matter up with my housekeeper and... More 

Carlisle, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Just returned from a wonderful weekend with friends at Speech House. The staff couldn't of been more helpful &friendly, the food was excellent and there was a very relaxed atmosphere about the whole place. Room was clean if a little tired and probably due a facelift. Overall a very nice and relaxing break.

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

Dear David U, Thank you for leaving feedback on your recent stay with us at the Speech House. I am delighted to read that you enjoyed your stay with us and found everything to your satisfaction. We are always continuing to refresh and upgrade the historic building when ever possible. I have passed on your very positive comments to all... More 

Haverfordwest, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Fantastic room with large bed and bathroom, all in keeping with traditional decor. Staff we're fabulous, Chaz always had a smile and a joke. Food delicious and atmosphere very welcoming. Would recommend

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

Dear Cadz G, 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 us and that you found everything to your satisfaction. Yes Chaz is always smiling even more so since Australia managed to avoid a whitewash in the test match. I have... More 

West Midlands
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Had booked a family lunch for 10 in the conservatory for my husbands birthday on Bank Holiday Monday. We arrived early as the weather was dreadful and sat in the conservatory drinking coffee and hot chocolate. We pre-ordered lunch as we were a large party and were surprised but pleased to be shown to a dining room for ourselves where... More 

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Dear Maggie, Thanks for leaving a review on your recent stay at the Speech House. I am delighted to read that you had a great time and good experience when you booked your Birthday celebration. It was our pleasure to be able to offer you a private dining room for your celebratory lunch party. Thank you for your very kind... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Quiet and tranquil. Afternoon tea was great. Will definitely visit again. The cycling hire was great and very helpful staff. The rooms were a little dusty and there was no lift but we were ok. The food was pleasant and they were accommodating as we checked in quite late. We even drove to Bristol for a night out and found... More 

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

Dear Sazood, Thank you for leaving feedback on your recent stay with us at the Speech House. I am delighted to read that you had a great stay with us and I have passed on your comments to all of my team. We all look forward to welcoming you back in the future Best wishes Peter Hands Director/Proprietor More 

Southampton, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Wedding in the Forest of Dean on August bank Holiday and I'm the best man. A double whammy. It's a lovely place, this old hunting lodge. A bit creaky and in need of a lick of paint, nevertheless, it's a charming venue with a very laid back atmosphere. The staff are friendly, attentive and helpful. My room was in a... More 

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Dear Brian B, Thanks for taking the time to leave a review on your recent stay when you attended a wedding with us at the Speech House. I am delighted to read that you found the hotel charming and my team friendly, attentive, and helpful. I note your comment regarding the DJ and the blown fuse together with his choice... More 

Cambridgeshire, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We have recently enjoyed our first stay at the Speech House Hotel. We found that the staff were all friendly and helpful. The standard of cooking was excellent and it was also well-presented. We stayed in Room 1, which was large, with 2 single beds joined as one large, comfortable one. The bathroom and clothes cupboard were off our hallway.... More 

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Dear AnneC2789DO. Many thanks for taking time to leave a review on your recent stay with us at Speech House. I am delighted to read that you both had a very good stay with us and that you enjoyed your meals during your stay. Thank you for your very kind comments which I have passed on to my team. I... More 

Reading, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed here a couple of years ago and had a good stay - nice room, and a good dinner/bed/breakfast deal. So we decided to go back for the same Explorer Break which is advertised as two-course dinner in each of the two dining areas (dining room and conservatory). However, this turns out to be an allowance to be spent... More 

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Dear Drandia, Thank you for laving a review on your recent stay with us at the Speech House. I am sorry to read that you were disappointed with your Explorer Break when you stayed with us this time. I have spoken to the Housekeeper and asked her to ensure that all rooms have tea, coffee and milk installed ready for... More 

Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We have just enjoyed a deightful stay at the historic Speeh House Hotel set in the heart of the beautiful scenery of the Forest of Dean. Our room was comfortable and clean and breakfasts, in particular, were a real treat. The staff were very welcoming and service was excellent. Our two dogs were made very welcome and were able to... More 

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Dear Frances H, Thank you for leaving feedback on your recent stay with us at the Speech House. I am delighted to read that you had a very enjoyable stay with us and that you found your room to be comfortable and clean. Thank you for your very kind comments regarding the way my team looked after you both during... More 

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