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Royal Hotel

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#15 of 34 Hotels in Bath
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Cheltenham, United Kingdom
Reviewed yesterday NEW

We stayed here just before Christmas on a Wowcher package which comprised two nights accommodation, breakfast,dinner on both nights,afternoon tea and a glass of champagne! A lovely,traditional hotel conveniently situated for the centre on the corner opposite the train station. Can't fault it. Immediately felt comfortable just walking through the front door. Friendly staff,comfortable room. Good selection of dishes for...

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Yateley, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

WOW - thank you for such a great experience. A traditional, old school hotel. No chrome or MDF - just good old fashioned service, homely unpretentious bedrooms, cosy lounges and a teeny tiny lift! A friend and I went for a birthday treat through a Groupon deal. Experience before on deals is that you don't get quite the same perks!...

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Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

Simply put, The Royal Hotel was absolutely sensational in every way -  be that the extremely friendly and helpful staff, the exquisite room or the location and ambience of the place. I can only recommend the staff and their hotel very highly. From the moment I arrived right through to departure, Will and his colleagues on reception went out of...

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PatronHandR, General Manager at Royal Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your lovely review and for your generous compliments regarding our staff and in particularly for mentioning Will our head receptionist in this respect. I note that you plan to return to The Royal in the future and we very much look forward to seeing you again soon. Mike MacDermid General Manager

Dartmouth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We were not staying at this hotel but we have been in before for a drink and decided to do the same when we were in Bath this time, it was Friday 6pm and the front bar was busy, we ordered a bottle of wine and as there were not seats the bar tender suggested we went to the Isambard...

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PatronHandR, General Manager at Royal Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review Yes our main bar can become very busy on a Friday evening and as you say we recommend guests to use the adjacent Isambard Lounge Bar if there are no seats available in the “1846”, which is our main bar. I am sorry to read that you found the Isambard Bar not to your liking...

Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

An old hotel,in a good location, close to the centre of Bath, about 50 yards from the railway station. We went on a Wowcher deal for an overnight stay. Cheerful, helpful staff made it an enjoyable stay. Good food and service. We intend to go back again.

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PatronHandR, General Manager at Royal Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review and for awarding us 5 stars. I very much appreciate your compliments about our staff, food and service. I am delighted to read that you plan to return and we look forward to seeing you again. Mike MacDermid General Manager

Axminster, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

So our fourth visit- and the best thing about the hotel, food and staff is consistently! We have been on visits at all times of the year, and the hotel never falls short for us. Mike runs this smoothly run ship, with a smile and a firm hand. He is an excellent manager, who will be seen in the kitchen,...

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PatronHandR, Owner at Royal Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review and for your lovely compliments following your fourth visit. On behalf of Mike and his team I thank you for taking the time and trouble to highlight the many aspects of your stay which you enjoyed so much. In particular, a big thank you for the generous way in which you have recommended us to...

Bournemouth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

My daughter and I stayed for one night on the 11th of January and I just wanted to say how welcoming and friendly the staff were. The food was to a very high standard and the rooms very clean and comfortable. Great location to the town for shopping. Thank you to all the staff.

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PatronHandR, General Manager at Royal Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for awarding us 5 stars and your many complimentary remarks regarding your visit to The Royal. We look forward to seeing you again soon Mike MacDermid General Manager

Chepstow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We stayed on a "Travelzoo" special so were not expecting A1 treatment but just the opposite was true. This is a "Station Hotel" built when the railway arrived in bath and fits the period perfectly. The room was quite quirky with a step in the middle,high ceilings and huge windows but warm and comfortable. Everything was provided in the welcome...

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PatronHandR, General Manager at Royal Hotel, responded to this review

Many thanks for your review and for awarding us 5 stars. It was good of you to highlight the attractions of our lovely hotel and the service which we offer. Thank you also in particular for describing us as “One of our best hotel experiences in many years of travel.” We look forward to seeing you again soon. Mike MacDermid...

Yeovil, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Spent a Christmas Break here with my husband, Christmas Eve until 27th. It was absolutely fantastic. The hotel is very old world and just what I imagined. The staff were on hand for your every whim, were polite, professional and worked their socks off. The food was amazing, we didn't need to snack between as it was three course lunches...

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PatronHandR, General Manager at Royal Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely review following your 4 day Christmas stay with us and for awarding us 5 stars. It was a pleasure to read your many compliments regarding the food, lovely staff and the atmosphere which we provided at this festive time. I do hope that we can look forward to seeing you again soon. My best wishes...

england
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great location opposite train station. Right next to the shops and restaurants. Staff all friendly and helpful. Booked as a voucher deal so got a cream tea ,dinner and breakfast. The food was very nice and a good choice. The only thing that lets this hotel down is the decor, it could be more modern. We had a superior room...

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PatronHandR, General Manager at Royal Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review and for your compliments regarding our food and staff. With regards to the decor we have chosen to not be as you describe “modern” as this would be out of keeping with our hotel which was designed by Brunel and built in 1846. As such we have tried very hard to maintain its character via...

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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Brasserie Brunel
Brasserie Brunel
Cuisines: British, French, European, Grill
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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Additional Information about Royal Hotel

Address: Manvers Street, Bath BA1 1JP, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Somerset > Bath
Price Range: €125 - €221 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Royal Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 31
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“Be prepared for a little noise if room opposite the train station-, the glazing isn't as sound proof as the modern cubes we are used to.”
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