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The Royal Lodge

4.0 of 5 Small Hotel   |   Symonds Yat East, Symonds Yat, Ross-on-Wye HR9 6JL, England
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 3 days ago
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 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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Bristol
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

A great place to stay if you want to spend a couple of stress-free days exploring the area. The staff were all very friendly and helpful, making our stay comfortable and relaxing. They were also very accommodating of our 2 young children. Decent cooked breakfast and evening meals were delicious. Again, hats off to the staff, they make the place!

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RoyalLodge, Manager at The Royal Lodge, responded to this review

We thank our valued guest for taking the time to post their review. We are glad that they enjoyed the quality of food offered at the Royal Lodge and that they appreciated the level of service which we always endeavour to achieve. We look forward to welcoming our guest back to us in the hopefully not too distant future. Kind... More

Leicester, United Kingdom
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17 reviews 17 reviews
16 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Arrived in march with the sun blazing down,car parks and Beer garden full. Hotel was busy and we very grateful that we were moved from room two. Our deal included wine with three courses which made the meal reasonably priced. the beefburger was so good it had to be ordered on the second night too, breakfast was good also. A... More

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RoyalLodge, Manager at The Royal Lodge, responded to this review

We thank our valued guest for choosing to stay with us. We are pleased to hear that our guest enjoyed their stay and appreciated the quality of service and hospitality that we offer, in particular our food for which we have AA Dinner and Breakfast Awards. We are pleased that we were able to change our guests room in order... More

Nottingham
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Walking or simply relaxing this is a great base for exploring the surrounding area. We booked on a three for one deal and upgraded to a king which gave us lovely views of the valley and was very clean and comfortable. Unfortunately our visit coincided with a long period of heavy rainfall and due to the flooding in the valley... More

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RoyalLodge, Manager at The Royal Lodge, responded to this review

We thank our guests for choosing to stay with us. We are pleased that they had an enjoyable experience and hope that on their next visit, the weather and river conditions will be more kind. We thank our guests for their comments regarding the level of service provided by our small but dedicated team and the quality of food provided.... More

cardiff
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9 reviews 9 reviews
9 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

just returned from a 2 night break at the royal lodge excellent hotel staff very accommodating nothing to much trouble room had lovely view of the river room was good size and very clean although bathroom was a bit on the cold side breakfast and evening meal were very good and the staff were very attentive and polite all in... More

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RoyalLodge, Manager at The Royal Lodge, responded to this review

We thank this guest for choosing to stay with us and for taking the time to post their review. Very pleased to hear that they enjoyed their stay and the level of food, service and hospitality provided. In light of this review, the bathroom in Room 20 is being refitted in the first week of April. We look forward to... More

Halesowen
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have just returned from another fabulous break at this excellent hotel, yet again I can report that the extended weekend was superb. All the staff were very friendly, and as usual made us all feel very welcome. They were attentive at all times and the breakfast and evening meals were served with just the right amount of familiarity and... More

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RoyalLodge, Manager at The Royal Lodge, responded to this review

We thank our valued guest for choosing to stay with us again. We are very pleased that once again they enjoyed their stay and that the level of hospitality provided was appreciated. We look forward to providing another enjoyable experience in the future. Kind Regards, Guest Relations More

Stamford, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2014

I stayed here for a long weekend to celebrate my Grandmother's 80th birthday, the hotel was very accommodating of all of our needs and the rooms were lovely. The surroundings are beautiful, even when it's raining and the river was close to flooding!

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RoyalLodge, Manager at The Royal Lodge, responded to this review

We thank our valued guest for choosing the Royal Lodge as the venue for their family celebration. Very pleased to hear that they enjoyed their experience and we look forward to welcoming back again soon. Kind Regards, Guest Relations More

Swindon, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2014

stayed b&b on thursday27th and Friday 28th feb. met by very friendly staff and was given upgrade to premier room which was a kingsize double with wonderful views overlooking the river. we had dinner on both nights and the food was lovely and very well presented and served by lovely friendly staff. top class all round.

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RoyalLodge, Manager at The Royal Lodge, responded to this review

We thank our guest for taking the time to post this review. Very pleased to hear that they had an enjoyable experience and we look forward to providing the same again for them in the near future. Kind Regards, Guest Relations More

Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2014

just spent a weekend at the royal lodge hotel... what can i say it was great.... fantastic room on the top floor over looking the river. The river was high when we arrived but there was no problems staff very nice and helpful. we ate in the resturant for both nights meals top class we stayed in both nights to... More

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RoyalLodge, Manager at The Royal Lodge, responded to this review

Thanks to our valued guest for sharing their recent experience with others. We are very pleased to hear that they enjoyed their stay and that the level of hospitality, food and service met with their expectations. We look forward to seeing them again in the near future. Kind Regards, Guest Relations More

Ilminster, United Kingdom
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2014

We were given our 2 night stay for Christmas, and can honestly say it's one of the best presents we have ever had. Our stay at The Royal Lodge was just wonderful. We arrived a little early and did not expect to go straight to our room, but as it was ready we were shown straight to it. We found... More

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RoyalLodge, Manager at The Royal Lodge, responded to this review

We thank our guest for posting their review and we are very happy that they enjoyed their stay. We are pleased to hear our guests kind comments regarding the food and service provided in our restaurant. We look forward to delivering another enjoyable stay in the future. Kind Regards, Guest Relations More

Surrey
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2014

Stayed for one night at The Royal Lodge to break up a journey and on the recommendation of family and wished we could have stayed longer. Arrived at midday to a warm welcome and explained we wanted to go for a walk with the dog and were given directions for the best place to walk. Went for a long walk... More

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RoyalLodge, Manager at The Royal Lodge, responded to this review

We thank our valued guest for choosing to stay with us here at the Royal Lodge. We are very pleased to hear that they enjoyed all aspects of their stay including the hospitality, food and service provided. We are also very pleased that we were able to assist int he return of our guests lost earrings and we look forward... More

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Additional Information about The Royal Lodge

Also Known As:
The Royal Hotel Symonds Yat
Royal Hotel Symonds Yat
The Royal Hotel
The Royal Lodge Symonds Yat, England
Address: Symonds Yat East, Symonds Yat, Ross-on-Wye HR9 6JL, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Herefordshire > Ross-on-Wye > Symonds Yat
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant
Hotel Style:
Ranked #4 of 6 B&Bs / Inns in Symonds Yat
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4 star — The Royal Lodge 4*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The Royal Lodge at Symonds Yat East has an idyllic setting in the heart of the Wye Valley in an area of outstanding natural beauty where the River Wye cuts a swathe through a wooded gorge on the edge of the spectacular Royal Forest of Dean.The Lodge is nestled just below Symonds Yat Rock and stands exclusively in grounds of almost 5 acres overlooking the river. It has terraced gardens of magnolia trees and a well established wisteria. The Royal was originally built in 1876 as a Royal hunting lodge and was converted to a hotel in the 1920's. It has had a full and extensive refurbishment in 2008 and is managed by Graham Howells who has overseen the transformation and ensures that the level of service reflects the new development and idyllic location. The Royal Lodge is a great place to unwind with long relaxing walks in outstanding scenery. The hotel is also well situated to explore the Wye Valley, Brecon Beacons, Black Mountains and the South Wales coast. ... more   less 
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