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The Royal Oak Hotel

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Hanging Bridge | Mayfield Road, Mayfield, Ashbourne DE6 2BN, England
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We wanted a relaxing weekend with good walks nearby, interesting places to visit within a reasonable distance, good food and comfy beds and were delighted that The Royal Oak ticked all these boxes and more. We were very impressed with the chef cooked food, great breakfasts, appetising lunches and delicious dinner menu with a decent wine list - all at... More 

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

5 of us sat around a smartly dressed table. Choice was good, Beef, Lamb, Chicken or veggie option. Quite quick service too. Plates arrived with meat gravy, 2 lovely roast potatoes and a home made yorky, yummy, couldn't wait to taste the gravy which as a matter of fact was delicious, then the veg arrived! ONE small shallow boat between... More 

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Ashbourne, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

We chose The Royal Oak on its reputation for fabulous food, accommodation & location. They have a large function room for up to 200 people, ideal for weddings, parties or celebrations. We were received by Nicky at The Royal Oak for our Happy Ever After Party, her warmth and attention to detail made us feel relaxed & comfortable. The venue... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

Stayed at this hotel for a couple of nights(weekend break) staff were friendly and helpful at all times. Food was excellent, varied menu. Best breakfast ever, not the usual lukewarm effort but came to the table Hot as did all our meals.would definitely go back again without hesitation. Can recommend this hotel to anyone wanting a warm and friendly welcome,... More 

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Burton upon Trent, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

What a fantastic and wonderful hotel, welcoming, charming, fantastic customer services and faultless rooms. Me and a group of friends were in the area for a 2 day event and needed somewhere to stay. This hotel more than ticked the boxes. On they day of arrival I was contacted to check my arrival time which i thought was a nice... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

This is the best dog friendly place we've ever stayed - they don't even mind that we brought the children! Good sized family room with bath and shower, thoughtfully appointed with plenty of towels, crisp linens, big telly and strong wifi. You couldn't ask for more welcoming team of professionals - the standard of food and service in the restaurant... More 

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Hove, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

We stayed here for one night and ate at the restaurant downstairs. The staff were so welcoming and helpful, especially the lady waiting on our table all evening. The rooms were clean and warm, and the bed very comfortable. The food at the restaurant is excellent, especially in view of the value for money prices! The breakfast included in the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

We were caught in the snow on the 26th December. We had been to visit friends and set off back home but got caught in the blizzard. Our GPS wouldn't work, we couldn't see the road signs as they were covered by the snow, and we didn't have a clue of how to get back to our friends! We found... More 

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Downham Market, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

We arrived early evening to a very warm welcome, were shown to our room immediately by a very pleasant member of staff. The room was very clean, warm and comfortable whilst it was beside a busy road the sound proofing ensured we did not hear any traffic noise at all. We were there to be able to attend a wedding... More 

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Monmouth, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014

We arrived cold and tired to be shown a freezing cold room - no-one had thought to turn the radiator on. Really lovely welcome - have to say the staff were faultless. Food pleasant (though avoid the banana split unless you have a penchant for squeezy cream). Fell into bed to find feather duvet when we had specifically asked for... More 

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WelcomeRoyalOak, Owner at The Royal Oak Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind comments on the service you received on your recent stay. I do wish you had raised the complaints with us at the time and not on departure, as we strive to ensure that our guests enjoy their time with us. We could have moved you to another room with walk-in shower and synthetic duvet and... More 

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