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Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 23 February 2017

We stayed over at the Royal Hotel enroute to a wedding in Newcastle. The Royal hotel is centrally situated and has safe enclosed parking the spacious clean rooms are well appointed and have all the bells and whistles one would find at any large hotel. A welcome basket and chocolate turndown greets you on arrival. Dinner in the historical decorated...

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Reading, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 January 2017

We stayed at the Royal Hotel for 5 days, using it as a base for discovering Anglo Boer War sites in the area. The hotel is of historic importance. We changed rooms from a small modern double at the back of the hotel to a large older room at the front with balcony. More road noise at the front but...

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Durban, South Africa
Reviewed 3 December 2016

nice stop over with a lovely old pub in this historical building. thill many origional photos and maps of the boer war era. the spot where the local doctor was killed by a boer artillery shell drinks where reasonable and food also

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Durban, South Africa
Reviewed 4 August 2016 via mobile

The hotel is situated in the cbd but its quite nice and cozy the staff at the hotel are friendly and go all out for their guests to be comfortable and happy. Although its an old hotel the hospitality makes u feel as if u are in a mordern hotel

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Amanzimtoti
Reviewed 21 March 2016 via mobile

We stayed for one night on a school tour with 2 adults and 12 children. The service was excellent, food great and the rooms very clean. We particularly enjoyed the suitably dated feel of the hotel and the photos and various other historical details. I would definitely recommend this lovely hotel.

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Johannesburg
Reviewed 21 December 2015

I stayed for two days, I wish I can going back again. the rooms are neat and the stuff was very welcoming,,,Mmmmm the food I can't stop thinking about it - it was very nice!! I have no doubt that I would come back again with my family.

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Reviewed 4 September 2015 via mobile

Pros: Friendly attentive staff. Rooms are clean. Breakfast was ok. Cons: Creepy old Hotel with smelly carpets. Food terrible. Landed up eating ice cream and having a beer. Better to go to Wimpy or the Spur for dinner.

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Durban, South Africa
Reviewed 11 February 2015 via mobile

I stayed at this 3 star hotel in Ladysmith. It is basic accomodation but well situated in town I was pleasantly suprised it was clean that's the biggest factor for me. I always check the linen and check the beds. Food is typical of hotel food. It was fair tasting food Service was excellent from staff.

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Pretoria, South Africa
Reviewed 20 August 2014

We just returned from a Battle Fields trip in the Ladysmith area. The hotel's history and location strongly suggested that we stay there. After researching a bit most people were happy but all noted the noisy environment. We decided to take the chance :) The booking was faultless and the staff exceptionally friendly and helpful. We had a side room...

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soggsdale
Reviewed 6 June 2014

Stayed a couple of nights - room large and comfy . Refurbished shower excellent ....but we faced the road and could not sleep due to noise all night. Food was ok, but no filter coffee for breakfast!!! Staff very helpful and friendly.

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Royal Hotel is a stately Hotel located in the centre of the town of Ladysmith, Kwazulu-Natal, South Africa. Enjoy comfortable en-suite accommodation, a choice of Restaurants & Bars and excellent Conference, Convention, Meeting & Function Facilities. The perfect place to mix business with pleasure and conveniently located midway between Durban and Johannesburg, makes this Hotel the ideal destination for business executives, weary travellers and tourists. The Royal Hotel has 71 elegant, tastefully decorated, air conditioned rooms that offer a harmonious combination of comfort and modernism to meet the needs of business travellers. All the Royal’s rooms contain an extensive array of facilities which include : colour televisions with 12 channels to choose from, 15 hours a day room service, 24 hour drinks service, tea and coffee hospitality trays, toiletries, direct dialling telephones, en suite bathrooms, internet connections and turn down service. The Tipsy Trooper Restaurant & Pub has a good reputation for food, with a wide choice of interesting dishes, including some excellent South African style bar food as well as traditional fayre. Sumptuous Buffets are served in the evenings during the week & Sunday Lunch provides a welcome break for busy families. We offer a selection of Conference Venues with state-of-the-art- technology, air-conditioned comfort, professional service and expertise in all aspects of the hospitality industry ensure that your event is a success. On your Wedding Day, surround yourselves with traditional elegance while we pay attention to detail so you can relax & concentrate on the most important day of your life. Our elegant venues are the ideal place for celebrating your special day. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Royal Hotel

Address: 140 Murchison Street, Ladysmith 3370, South Africa
Region: South Africa > KwaZulu-Natal > Ladysmith
Hotel Class:3 star — Royal Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 71
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“The rooms in the actual hotel are great for romantic couples and the annex building have great family connected rooms”
owenjullies, 23 Feb 2017 | Read review
“all good rooms”
kingsrest, 3 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a back or side room”
AHidler, 20 Aug 2014 | Read review
“Make sure not facing the road”
255deborahr, 6 Jun 2014 | Read review
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