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The Speech House Hotel

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Fabulous stay here, spotlessly clean, lovely old feel interior, comfortable, food is gorgeous, and the staff were brilliant! If you want to get away from it all, have walks and a fabulous bike ride in the new forest ( bike hire available nearby) then I highly recommend The Speech House Hotel.

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Dunstable, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I stayed two nights at this hotel and found the room very pleasant and well appointed. The bathroom was clean and the shower was very powerful! The breakfast was amazing with fantastic choice, yogurt, fruit, pastries,cereals followed by full cooked english with a good choice of foods. We also had dinner on one night and the new menu was very... More 

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

Dear Carol499476, Thanks for leaving a review on your recent stay with us. I am pleased to read that you had a great stay and that your birthday celebrations went well. It is also good to know that my team looked after you all well and I have passed on your very kind comments to them all. It was good... More 

Cinderford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Congratulations and well done to everyone at the Speech House for a wonderful occasion last night. The food was superb, the wines complementary and well chosen, and the service was excellent. A great launch for the Verderers Court.

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

Dear Denise H, Thank you for leaving a review in your recent visit to the Speech House for our Verderers Court launch. I am so glad you all enjoyed your evening and found the food and wine to your satisfaction and that my team looked after you well. It was an excellent evening and our Head Chef Paul and his... More 

Ross-on-Wye, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The staff were exceptionally pleasant and helpful. Nothing was too much trouble. The meal superb served in the dining room. Ample portions which had us beaten. A colleague and I had the trio of home made beefburgers with bacon and cheese. On top of a starter this proved just too much. A varied menu with specials listed on a board... More 

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

Dear Stephen, Thank you for taking the time to leave a response on your recent visit to The Speech House. I am so pleased you enjoyed your visit and your choices off the menu. It is good to know that my team looked after you both throughout your meal and I have passed your very kind comments on to them.... More 

Ross-on-Wye, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I have been going to Speech House Hotel for approx 30yrs. Mainly for food or just a drink. Since Mr and Mrs. Hands have taken over they have worked wonders. We have had Sunday dinner excellant. Afternoon Tea also good or just sandwiches. Staff are also excellant nothing too much trouble. Also cant wait to fill my... More 

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

Dear Susan E, many thanks for leaving a review on the Speech House. Thank you so much for your very kind comments, We are only as good as our team and we are so lucky to have a team of local people young and over 30 that are dedicated to giving great service and being happy in their work. Without... More 

Chipping Campden, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This was our second visit - a two night stay in one of the cottage rooms with our dog. A brand new water bowl was waiting for him with a towel and some poo bags! The room was very comfortable with a large airy bathroom. The room was clean and well fitted except that, as is so often the case,... More 

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

Dear Brian C, Thank you for taking time to leave a review on your last stay with us. I am delighted to read that you had returned to us for a second stay and that everything was to your satisfaction and that my team looked after you well throughout your stay. Glad that your dog appreciated the bowl and towel.... More 

Cinderford, United Kingdom
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10 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Took my mum to have Afternoon Tea,we are local and in all the years we have live in the Forest we had only been to The Speech House once,so we thought give the place a try.Reception was busy when we got there but they did not take long to arrange a table for two.We order the afternoon tea,a young polite... More 

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

Dear Vikki Y, Thank you for taking time to leave a review on your recent visit to us. I am delighted to read that you and your mum decided to join us for afternoon tea, and that you both enjoyed experience in the Orangery. It is also good for me to know that my team looked after you well and... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We booked a table for 12 for morning coffee and cakes but when we arrived they were unprepared and we had to start pushing our own tables together. The orders for 2 teas was interpreted as 6 and the Danish pastries never arrived at all. Then we were told they had none. 2 of our party didn't eat sweet things... More 

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

Dear Ruth B, Thank you for leaving a review on your recent experience at the Speech House. I am sorry that you feel that we were not organised for your arrival. I would like to put the other side of the event. We were asked if we would take a booking for 12 people in the Orangery for tea/coffee &... More 

Ruardean Woodside
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I treated my Mum to afternoon tea for her 65th birthday. We had fresh coffee and our sandwiches were cucumber and salmon, they were absolutely delicious and so dainty. The cakes were a good selection and nice and small so you could sample all of them. The cream scones were some of the best I tasted. Because it was Mum's... More 

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

Dear Amanda M, Thank you for leaving a review on your recent visit to us at The Speech House. I am delighted that your Mum and your party had a great afternoon tea. We always try to go the extra mile when we know it is for a special occasion. Thank you for your very kind comments and I am... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Was brought here by my boyfriend at the beginning of the year and it was the perfect trip away! We stayed in one of the four poster bed rooms which spacious and very clean. The staff were all very friendly and welcoming and the service was fantastic. The food choice is also amazing and there is loads to do in... More 

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

Dear Jade 1910, Many thanks for taking time to leave a review on your recent stay with us. I am delighted to learn that you both had a great stay with us and that mmy team looked after you very well throughout your stay. Thanks for your comments regarding the quality of our food and the service you received. I... More 

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  • Restaurant
  • Free Internet
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
GreenLeadersGold level
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
Internet
  • Free Internet
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  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Formerly built in 1669, as a Hunting Lodge for Charles II the Speech House sits at the heart of the Royal Forest of Dean.The main house has 15 bedrooms including three antique four poster beds.The remainder of rooms are situated in the Courtyard and Cottage.The hotel is home to one of only two Verderers Courts in the UK and is used as the main restaurant for the hotel.The hotel offers a wide range of room type to suit all budgets, and is pet friendly in the Courtyard rooms, subject to availability.The Orangery is open to non residents for morning coffee,aftrernoon teas, and bar lunches and evening meals.Free Wi Fi is available to residents for 1 hour during their stay and then it is subject to a small charge.There are approximately 253 miles of walking and cycling trails on the doorstep of the hotel. Speechhouse is an ideal venue for touring the Wye Valley,Gloucestershire and the Southern Cotswolds and South Wales. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Speech House Hotel

Address: Speech House Road | Speech House, Coleford GL16 7EL, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Gloucestershire > Forest of Dean > Coleford
Price Range: $102 - $210 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Speech House Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 35
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Speech Hotel Coleford
The Speech House Hotel Forest Of Dean, Gloucestershire - Coleford
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