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wolverhampton
Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed here for two nights as we were visiting our son, studying at Lancaster University, for his birthday. Next time we visit him we will stay here which perhaps is all you need to know! There is a small car park behind and part of the hotel as well as a small public car park just behind. Location is good...

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KimmyFitzRobinson, Owner at The Royal Hotel and Bar, responded to this review

Thank you your positive and constructive comments regarding our small family owned hotel, and for taking the time to write this review. I take on board your various comments and will certainly look to rectifying the points you noted. Hopefully you will visit us again at some point in the future. Take care Regards Kim Robinson

Liverpool, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had two nights in this delightful hotel. Staff were exceptional so helpful in every way. Lovely rooms and the hotel is in a good position to see Lancaster. Also the car was in a safe enclosed parking space by the hotel.

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KimmyFitzRobinson, Owner at The Royal Hotel and Bar, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments and taking the trouble to write this review. We are very pleased that you enjoyed our small hotel and hope to see you back here again one day. Take care Kim Robinson

Heswall, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

six of us stayed here for two nights at the beginning of march...our rooms were comfortable if little on the small size...the beds were very comfortable and the breakfast varied...would suggest that on the instructions to find the hotel , it would be better described by following the one way till you get to the twon hall, the hotel is...

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KimmyFitzRobinson, Owner at The Royal Hotel and Bar, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the trouble to write us a positive review, it is much appreciated. Hopefully you will call back again if visiting Lancaster. We have 9 bedrooms all different shapes and sizes, if you ring us direct we will endeavour to accommodate you in a slightly large room if possible. Take care and again thank you. Kim Robinson

Manchester
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Popped in last week for tapas at lunchtime After a warm welcome we sampled lovely well presented tapas Nothing is too much trouble for the staff Will be back again, maybe to one of their music events! Didn't see the rooms but by all accounts they seem comfortable

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KimmyFitzRobinson, Owner at The Royal Hotel and Bar, responded to this review

We are pleased that you enjoyed your lunchtime with us and thank you for your comments, they are much appreciated. We hope you do manage to get along to one of our 'Royal Thursday' music and food experiences. To date 3rd Caribbean Night with Jamaican Street food and Reggae has proved to be very popular. Next Thursday 23 March we...

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

From arrival to departure the owners could not have been more accommodating! The hotel is very welcoming, lovely spacious room with great facilities and a comfortable well stocked bar. Breakfast was very enjoyable and set us up for the day. I would definitely stay again when visiting my son at the nearby University.

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KimmyFitzRobinson, Owner at The Royal Hotel and Bar, responded to this review

Thank you Lisa, lovely review, please do come and stay with us again. Take care Kim Robinson

Lancaster, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went here for platter and wine with friends. The staff are exceptional and the atmosphere was great. The food was just what we wanted as we didn't want a big heavy meal. We sat in a booth. The refurb is amazing the place looks great. Wide selection of drinks. We ended up staying there all night as we were cosy...

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KimmyFitzRobinson, Owner at The Royal Hotel and Bar, responded to this review

We are so glad you popped in and enjoyed our bar so much that you stayed, that is just what we want to hear. Thank you for taking the time to write a review, hopefully you will visit is on a regular basis. Take care Kim Robinson

Barrow-in-Furness, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Comfortable bed, large TV and decent shower. Staff were great. We were told by the girl in the morning that we had a tab on our room when in fact we hadn't actually been in the bar. Someone had ordered three beers and quoted our room number, which isn't the hotel's fault and she waived it straight away when she...

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KimmyFitzRobinson, Owner at The Royal Hotel and Bar, responded to this review

Thank you for your great review and for your understanding of a mistake made on your room bill. We will make more effort to ensure that doesn't happen in the future by issuing key cards and ensuring we check them when adding to a room tab. Take care and visit us again one day soon. Regards Kim Robinson

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Delightful hotel, with friendly extremely helpful staff. Our room was beautiful and very comfortable. The location is excellent. We enjoyed a lovely breakfast and drinks at the bar when we arrived. As frequent visitors to Lancaster we are very pleased to have found the Royal.

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KimmyFitzRobinson, Owner at The Royal Hotel and Bar, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely review, we are so glad you enjoyed your stay and look forward to you returning again. Call us and book direct if there is any particular room you would like to stay in. Take care Kim Robinson

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A colleague and I stayed at the Royal whilst visiting our Lancaster based offices. The staff were absolutely lovely and nothing was too much trouble. I myself had the superior suite which was not only well decorated and very comfortable but also huge! A more than accommodating bed and all amenities you will need. The coffee machine was a nice...

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KimmyFitzRobinson, Owner at The Royal Hotel and Bar, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review Jennifer, hopefully you will come back again and if you do stay with us. Take care Kim Robinson

Askam in Furness, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 February 2017

This hotel and bar has been recently refurbished. We received a wonderful welcome from Kelly. The rooms were tastefully decorated and had everything you need for a night or two away. Located very conveniently for the city centre. 15 minute walk to the station. Breakfast was continental and plenty of choice. Staff helpful and friendly. The food in the bar...

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KimmyFitzRobinson, Owner at The Royal Hotel and Bar, responded to this review

Great review thank you. Our family bought the Royal last year, renovated and redecorated it opening in October. It has taken a lot of hours and hard work to get here and reviews like yours have made it all worthwhile. I shall pass on your comments to my daughter Kelly who will be very pleased to hear them. Hopefully we...

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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
A very warm welcome to Lancaster's newly renovated 'Royal Hotel and Bar', a family run establishment in a great location at the heart of historic Lancaster, offering all the convenience of the city on your doorstep while enjoying the luxury of premium quality, cosy, comfortable rooms. Built before the turn of the previous century and stocked with only the finest selection of wines, spirits, beers and ales, as well as hosting regular music and events, this historical setting provides a touch of class with a modern take on a traditional bar. Travelling on business, visiting family, touring, or here for a night out, whatever your reason for visiting Lancaster The Royal Hotel & Bar is perfectly placed. Visit the castle and take in the sights, stroll along the canal enjoying the scenery, explore the many restaurants and bars or take in the vibrant night life .... whatever your choice at the Royal Hotel our guest only access allows you to come and go as you please. Book your stay now and meet the Robinson Family, let us know what you are all about and we will endeavour to help in any way we can. We always appreciate any feedback and will work hard to deliver the best service we can ... with a smile. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Royal Hotel and Bar

Address: Thurnham Street, Lancaster LA1 1YD, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Lancashire > Lancaster
Price Range: €68 - €104 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Royal Hotel and Bar 3*
Number of rooms: 9
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