We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
3/9/2017 4/9/2017
    There are no pins in your viewport. Try moving the map or changing your filters.
    • {providername} {price}
    {providername} {price}
      {listitems}
    {sold_out_text}
    We can't find prices for this accommodation
    From {rate_price} {rate_periodicity}

    The Ivy Bush Royal Hotel

    11 Spilman Street, Carmarthen SA31 1LG, Wales
    Save
    Best prices for your stay
    3/9/2017 4/9/2017
    Lock in the lowest price from our partners
    US$98
    View Deal
    Traveller (57)
    Room & Suite (19)
    Dining (4)
    Falcon Hotel and Restaurant
    164 reviews
    #2 of 7 hotels in Carmarthen
     
    Stradey Park Hotel & Spa
    868 reviews
    #3 of 10 hotels in Llanelli
     
    Spilman Hotel
    457 reviews
    #1 of 7 hotels in Carmarthen
     
    Rose and Crown Hotel
    101 reviews
    #4 of 7 hotels in Carmarthen
     
    Overview
    • Excellent24%
    • Very good37%
    • Average19%
    • Poor10%
    • Terrible10%
    Travellers talk about
    “coach party” (14 reviews)
    “afternoon tea” (19 reviews)
    “buffet style” (6 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Non-Smoking Hotel
    Restaurant
    Room Service
    Suites
    Bar/Lounge
    Fitness centre
    Concierge
    Pets Allowed
    Wheelchair Access
    Business Centre
    Dry Cleaning
    Babysitting
    3.0 Star Hotel
    All hotel details
    Offers from The Ivy Bush Royal Hotel
    {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"},"dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"},"moduleList":["handlers"],"template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget"},"scriptFlags":null}
    Falcon Hotel and Restaurant
    164 reviews
    #2 of 7 hotels in Carmarthen
     
    Stradey Park Hotel & Spa
    868 reviews
    #3 of 10 hotels in Llanelli
     
    Spilman Hotel
    457 reviews
    #1 of 7 hotels in Carmarthen
     
    Rose and Crown Hotel
    101 reviews
    #4 of 7 hotels in Carmarthen
     
    Rooms
    3 Sep4 Sep
    |
    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
    Standard Room

    Getting you more information on this room

    Free Cancellation
    Select
    Show Available Rooms
    Sorry, this partner no longer has rooms available on TripAdvisor. Please visit one of our 3 partner sites to see rooms from US$98.
    We're sorry, there are no rooms available on TripAdvisor. Please change your dates, or view all Carmarthen hotels with availability
    Standard Room

    Getting you more information on this room

    Free Cancellation
    Select
    {"BOOKING_FEATURES": ["IB_STREAMLINED_SELECTED_ROOM","IB_NEW_REG_FLOW_INTERRUPTER","IB_SHOW_EMAIL_FOR_INSECURE_LOGIN","RCMS_INLINE_ROOM_GRID_MAX_OCC","IB_POST_BOOKING_LOGIN","IB_IRG_PERFORMANCE_METRICS","IB_IRG_MATCH_META","CHILDREN_SEARCH","IB_DW_INLINE_PASSWORD","ATTRACTIONS_REMOVE_PAYMENT_ADDRESS_FIELDS","IB_DW_CCNAME_WITH_AUTOCOMPLETE","IB_IRG_PERFORMANCE_METRICS_MOBILE","IB_BOOKNOW_CLEAN_WITH_ICON_SHORT_BTN","STORED_CARDS","IB_POST_BOOK_LOGIN_CTA","IB_PRICE_WINS_COPY","IB_DW_PROMPT_KNOWN_EMAIL","IB_PRICES_OUTSIDE_ROOM_BUTTON","IB_EXIT_INTERRUPTER","IB_SHOW_AMENITIES_AS_ICONS","IB_NEW_REG_FLOW","META_AIR","IB_INLINE_ROOM_GRID","IB_TIME_OF_STAY_PAYMENT_TYPES_V3","IBEX_HIGH_EQUITY_BRANDING","IB_PRICE_WINS_POST_TX","IB_BOOKING_FORM_FAVICON","IB_URGENCY_BLOCK","IB_NEW_REG_FLOW_POST_BOOK"] , "IMPRESSION_KEY": "67966104b55a4e01b5d3cce2070300f8", "roomSelectionModel": {"partnerInfos":[],"multiplePartners":false,"polling":{"locationId":275794,"bookingSessionId":null,"detailedAvailabilityKey":null,"commerceContentIds":[32458194],"additionalContentIds":[],"pollCount":0,"checkin":{"day":3,"month":9,"year":2017},"checkout":{"day":4,"month":9,"year":2017},"adults":2,"child_rm_ages":"","rooms":1,"display_rooms":300,"entryPrice":98,"entryCurrency":"USD","complete":false,"formKey":"","showAllRooms":true,"genNewBookingSessionId":false,"winningProviderAtClick":"","selectedRoomKey":null,"impressionKey":"67966104b55a4e01b5d3cce2070300f8","navArea":null,"referringServlet":"Hotel_Review","highestMetaPrice":98,"lowestMetaPrice":98,"additionalPartner":false,"highestMetaPriceDisplay":98,"roomsToVerify":[],"clazz":null},"summary":null,"unavailable":false,"metaOffers":[],"mismatchCheckModel":null,"totalMediaCount":0,"hotelPhotos":[],"noticeHeaderMessage":null,"moreProviders":null,"lowestPricePartner":null,"showAllRooms":true,"isMetaCheaper":false,"isBookingLessThanOrEqualToMeta":null,"avgHistoricalPrice":0.0,"avgHistoricalDisplayPrice":null,"expressBookState":{"hasFullTravelerInfo":false,"hasReducedBillingInfo":false,"hasFullBillingInfo":false},"highestMetaPrice":98,"lowestMetaPrice":98,"highestMetaPriceDisplay":98,"hotelName":"The Ivy Bush Royal Hotel","hasSpecialTimeOfStayTaxes":false,"trackingTree":null,"trackingTreeId":null,"showPriceHoverTooltip":false,"trackingContext":"eyJzdGF0ZSI6IkhPVEVMX0FVQ1RJT04iLCJwIjoiSFJfTWFpbkNvbW1lcmNlIiwiaWRzIjp7IkJGSyI6IjY3OTY2MTA0YjU1YTRlMDFiNWQzY2NlMjA3MDMwMGY4IiwiQUlLIjoiNTNiZWE5OTA4NGZiNDYwM2EyNzE4ZGIyNjgxYmUxOTEifSwiZW50cnlTZXJ2bGV0IjoiSG90ZWxfUmV2aWV3In0=","cheaperPricesExist":false,"enableLPF":false,"priceDropPercent":0,"canExpandRooms":false,"expandRoomsToAllPartners":false,"roomSelectionKey":null,"useSupplierDirectTreatment":false,"isSupplierDirect":false,"showProviderSeparator":false,"clazz":null,"seeMoreMessage":null,"seeMoreIFrameMessage":null,"isPricelineCom":false,"isPriceDrawerEnabled":false}, "ibAvailability": true, "metaAvailability": true, "topOfferIsIB": false, "numHacTries": -1, "checkIn": "03/09/2017", "checkOut": "04/09/2017", "lowestPrice": "US$98", "hasDates": true, "hacComplete": false, "contentIdMappings": {"32458194":"BookingCom"}, "pollingEnabled": false, "preventScroll": false, "offerClickToken": null, "conditionalUpdate": false, "mightGetRooms": true, "divClasses": "ppr_rup ppr_priv_hr_inline_room_grid_hsx", "singlePartnerRoomGridWidget": {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_room_grid_hsx","divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_room_grid_hsx","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))","tracking":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'tracking'))"},"dust":{"sub_header":"ibex_room_grid_hsx__sub_header"},"moduleList":["handlers","tracking"],"template":"ibex_room_grid_hsx__widget"},"scriptFlags":null}, "multiPartnerRoomGridWidget": null, "mismatchMessage": {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_mismatch_message","divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_mismatch_message","js":{"handler":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handler'))"},"dust":{},"moduleList":["handler"],"template":"ibex_mismatch_message__widget"},"scriptFlags":null}, "maxRoomsToShow": 300, "isTablet": false, "roomGridRowWidget": {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx","divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_room_grid_row_hsx","js":{},"dust":{"amenities":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__amenities","condition_col":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__condition_col","price_text":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__price_text","reservation_col":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__reservation_col"},"moduleList":[],"template":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__widget"},"scriptFlags":null}, "mismatchMessageLightbox": null, "deviceInfo": "OtherOS OtherBrowser", "bookOnTripAdvisor": "Book on <img class=\"ibHeaderImg\" alt=\"TripAdvisor\" src=\"https:\/\/static.tacdn.com\/img2\/branding\/rebrand\/TA_logo_primary.png\"\/>"}
    Write a Review
    Reviews (429)
    Traveller rating
    Traveller type
    Time of year
    Language

    1 - 5 of 427 reviews

    Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

    We were wondering if we had done the right thing in booking here after reading some of the reviews but we had nothing to worry about. Yes, the bedrooms are dated but they are clean. We were really impressed with the quality and portion size...More

    Thank sunshinegirlDevon
    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    Have stayed here previously, good location for walking into town and ample car parking. Light and airy atmosphere, pleasant staff and a good buffet breakfast. Nice bedroom with tea & coffee , TV, with huge bed.

    Thank Neil P
    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    Lovely big hotel, very pleasant staff. Room clean and cumfy. Sitting area and dining area could do with a lick of paint, small lights out in ceiling etc. a wee bit TLC was needed but overall a lovely 4 day stay. The meals were excellent...More

    Thank Maureen N
    Response from Ivy B, Manager at The Ivy Bush Royal HotelResponded 2 weeks ago

    Dear Guest Thank you for taking the time to give us a lovely review. We are pleased to here you had such an enjoyable stay here with us. We are currently in the process of making upgrades and reburbishments in areas of the hotel. We...More

    Reviewed 4 weeks ago

    Having stayed at the hotel previously we thought it would be good to stay again - really disappointed! The room was of a much lower standard, lots of noise from outside and it was necessary to open the windows as it was so hot.More

    Thank Sueby55
    Response from Ivy B, Manager at The Ivy Bush Royal HotelResponded 2 weeks ago

    Dear Guest Thank you for taking the time to review us here at the Ivy Bush Royal Hotel. We are sorry to hear of your disspaointment on your return visit with us. We are currently in the process of upgrading areas of the rooms, including...More

    Reviewed 15 July 2017

    we stayed at the ivy bush royal hotel for one night in may.. this hotel is more old style and is very comfortable and rooms are nice a bit like home,has everything you need for a very relaxing stay.would stay here again.More

    1  Thank RoC3623
    Response from Ivy B, Manager at The Ivy Bush Royal HotelResponded 2 weeks ago

    Dear Guest Thank you for taking the time out to give us such a lovely review here at the Ivy Bush Royal Hotel. We are so pleased to hear you enjoyed your stay here with us. We look forward to welcoming you back inn the...More

    Falcon Hotel and Restaurant
    164 reviews
    #2 of 7 hotels in Carmarthen
     
    Stradey Park Hotel & Spa
    868 reviews
    #3 of 10 hotels in Llanelli
     
    Spilman Hotel
    457 reviews
    #1 of 7 hotels in Carmarthen
     
    Rose and Crown Hotel
    101 reviews
    #4 of 7 hotels in Carmarthen
     
    About
    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Room Service
    • Free Parking
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Breakfast included
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Room Service
    • Free Parking
    • Meeting Rooms
    • Laundry Service
    • Conference Facilities
    • Breakfast included
    • Dry Cleaning
    • Business Centre with Internet Access
    • Concierge
    • Banquet Room
    • Babysitting
    • Things to do
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$88 - US$110 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Room types
    • Suites ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Accessible rooms ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 70
    • Reservation Options
    • TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Booking.com, Priceline, HotelQuickly and Agoda so you can book your The Ivy Bush Royal Hotel reservations with confidence. We help millions of travellers each month to find the perfect hotel for both holiday and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
    • Location
    • United Kingdom >
    • Wales >
    • Carmarthenshire >
    • Carmarthen
    • Also Known As
    • Regal Hotel Carmarthen ,
    • Carmarthen Regal Hotel ,
    • Regal Carmarthen ,
    • The Ivy Bush Royal Hotel Carmarthen, Wales
    Add Photo Photos
    Traveller (57)
    Room & Suite (19)
    Dining (4)
    Hotel & Grounds (59)
    Family and Play Areas (2)
    Bathroom (1)
    Nearby
    Spilman Hotel
    457 reviews
    .05 km away
     
    Stradey Park Hotel & Spa
    868 reviews
    20.67 km away
     
    Falcon Hotel and Restaurant
    164 reviews
    .58 km away
     
    Rose and Crown Hotel
    101 reviews
    .45 km away
     
    Nearby Restaurants
    Ginger
    442 reviews
    .13 km away
    Cafe at No 4
    282 reviews
    .12 km away
    Florentino's
    397 reviews
    .21 km away
    Karm'en Kafe
    53 reviews
    .23 km away
    Nearby Attractions
    Pensarn Pleasure Beach
    18 reviews
    .52 km away
    Carmarthen Castle
    126 reviews
    .26 km away
    Carmarthen Market
    68 reviews
    .37 km away
    Oriel Myrddin Gallery
    15 reviews
    .14 km away
    Ask a question
    Questions & Answers
    Welshgirl5013
    29 January 2017|
    AnswerShow all 4 answers
    Response from Enid A | Reviewed this property |
    I saw the lay out for afternoon tea and it looked very nice . We had too much on to try it.
    1
    Vote
    Room Tips
    "Ask for one of the newer rooms at the rear of the hotel."
    Read review
    "perhaps best to avoid rooms on Spillman st and some rooms are a days march from reception!"
    Read review
    "We stayed in room 145 unless you like cigarette smoke avoid this room"
    Read review
    "It is so quiet that any room would be quiet."
    Read review
    Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
    Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing