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The Royal Lodge

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

My wife and I recently travelled from Cambridge to stay at the Royal Lodge for 3 nights. I will most definitely be back after a fantastic few days at this friendly and idyllic hotel. Our first experience was pulling up to the lodge in what can only be described as the most beautiful valley in the country. Upon entering the... More 

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hampshire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Just come back from a fantastic 5 day break at this wonderful hotel. We were made to feel very welcome by all members of staff, once again we found the setting beautiful and peaceful, we have stayed here a few times and each time the rooms have been very spacious and clean, there has been a lot of changes since... More 

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

We booked in advance and asked for a nice room. We got what we asked for, room 13 with a view of the River Wye to die for. Being a balmy afternoon we spent a few hours walking and (mainly) drinking. We sat on the bank of the Wye and watched the hand-pulled ferry crossing between East and West, the... More 

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

This hotel relies on its location Tired cheaply furnished rooms Small towels that don't cover much Exposed pipes Old fashioned decor and old carpet No curtains -just a pale blind so you get woken early Tea n milk in short supply Only one bottle of water in a room for two Feels everything done on the cheap all needs some... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Located in a lovely riverside spot on the river Wye. To get there you have to go down a very narrow lane and hope you don't meet anything. Then the challenge when getting to Symonds Yat East of meandering past pedestrians and more cars...once at The Royal Lodge the car park is extensive...collect a voucher from reception and it's free.... More 

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Barry
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The hotel was in a glorious setting and should have been so much better. I had booked two rooms for two nights for a family break. We were allocated rooms in the attic (2nd floor). Rooms were tired and in need of updating. I would describe them as 2 or 3 star and certainly not the 4 star as advertised.... More 

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Basildon, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Symonds Yat has some easy relaxing walks and the views of the Wye valley are fabulous. There are no shops, night life is the hotel bar or the local pub. For a couple of nights this is the place to switch off and relax. The hotel is well located with a pleasant front garden to sit and eat or have... More 

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Goole, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

My husband and I stayed at this hotel for two nights, a gift from our son and his wife, we had a very warm welcome the room, number 14, was ideal as it looked over the river, we ate in the restaurant and found the evening meal was excellent as was the breakfast on the two mornings. The location of... More 

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London
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Good value for money 4* hotel in the beautiful location of Symonds Yat. Hotel is located right at the end of the single road through the town and walking distance to all local amenities. Stayed in Room 2, Family room with a King Size bed and sofa bed for third person. Breakfast included in price. Only slight drawback was that... More 

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birmingham
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Returning to this hotel is always a pleasure, we had the oak room, a suit with a patio door to the lawned area where we sat and watched the river flow endlessly by. Food good, service very good and a good range of local beers. What more can one ask for.

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Amenities

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  • Restaurant
  • Free Internet
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Family Rooms
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free Internet
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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 

Additional Information about The Royal Lodge

Address: Symonds Yat East, Symonds Yat, Ross-on-Wye HR9 6JL, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Herefordshire > Ross-on-Wye > Symonds Yat
Price Range: $87 - $130 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Royal Lodge 4*
Number of rooms: 20
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Also Known As:
The Royal Hotel Symonds Yat
Royal Hotel Symonds Yat
The Royal Lodge Symonds Yat, England
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