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The Ivy Bush Royal Hotel

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Spilman Street, Carmarthen SA31 1LG, Wales
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Ranked #3 of 5 hotels in Carmarthen
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Durrington, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Stayed last weekend a The Ivy Bush. Very pleasant hotel, plenty of parking and near to the centre of Carmarthen. have stayed there several times over the passed six years and have always come away happy with the experience. nice rooms, comfortable lounge and restaurant, and friendly staff. ideal base for exploring the area.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place is nothing amazing. The restaurant is new but the dated tables let them down. The food is cheap but the quality isn't amazing. Not bad service. If you don't like dated this isn't the place for you.

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Llanelli, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I had a wonderful meal at the ivy bush royal hotel, we had an amazing 3 course meal of excellent quality and not over priced, and I have to say their home made ice cream was second to none, also the staff were very friendly and helpful. Cant wait to return P&H Llanelli

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Llandysul, United Kingdom
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4 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Having been left by my Husband to have a drink on my own while he went off to see the Specialist I felt very much "at home" reading and enjoying people watching until he returned. He returned and we had coffee and then decided as we felt so comfortable there, we would have lunch which was very good, served with... More

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Sussex
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our coach party were welcomed here on the second leg of our Grand Coastal Tour of Wales.. My wife and I had a comfortable room on the first floor, comfortable beds, flat screen TV and good tea-making facilities. Spacious, clean bathroom and an easy to use shower system. A small criticism is that the opening window of the bedroom was... More

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Caernarfon, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I stayed here over the weekend as it was only 30 minutes away from the Eisteddfod in Llanelli. The hotel receptionist was friendly and helpful as was the kind bar man. However most of the waiting on staff were miserable and didn't even ask if I or my partner had finished our food before taking our plates. A smile really... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed 1 night and the location is great. Staff very friendly, rooms spotless, really comfy bed and very peacefull nights sleep. Breakfast is superb, fresh fruit n youghurt, pastries, fully cooked brekky, Well recommended and ample parking.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Registering for the car park is a BRILLIANT idea.  Last time we visited this system was not in place and we  had to wait to get a parking place because people had left their cars here whilst going shopping. As a paying customer of the hotel i expect to be able to park my car and applaud their new system.... More

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Carmarthen, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

We had our Wedding Reception here on June 14th 2014.The staff were very helpful,hard working always pleased to help.The food,which was a Carved Buffet,was excellent,all guests were extremely happy with the food.The table layout was very good (we did our own decorations). We recommend The Ivy Bush very highly for any party reception. There is one little downfall,which is the... More

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Daventry, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

I recently stayed at the Ivy Bush Royal with my family. I found the hotel very clean and tidy with helpful and attentive staff the food was excellent and the hotel is conveniently placed for lots of the tourist attractions in South Wales. all in all a very enjoyable stay.

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Address: Spilman Street, Carmarthen SA31 1LG, Wales
Location: United Kingdom > Wales > Carmarthenshire > Carmarthen
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — The Ivy Bush Royal Hotel 3*
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Regal Hotel Carmarthen
Carmarthen Regal Hotel
Regal Carmarthen
The Ivy Bush Royal Hotel Wales/Carmarthen

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Commanding a spectacular position at the gateway to the Golden West, the Ivy Bush Royal has long welcomed leisure and business guests in considerable comfort and style.Once a favoured retreat for Lord Nelson and Lady Hamilton, the hotel has been sympathetically modernised to blend its old world charm with modern facilities. There are 70 comfortably furnished bedrooms, 2 family rooms and a suite. ... more   less 
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