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Bolton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 24 November 2016 via mobile

Visiting family locally I took advantage of sunny autumn weather to walk by canal. First visit to Royal although have driven past many times. Just there for early afternoon drink - didn't eat or stay. Good range of real ale on hand pump. Two local brews from Old School Brewery in nearby Warton. Being a Mitchell's house beer from York...

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MitchellsofLanc, General Manager at The Royal Hotel, responded to this review

Thanks for the pleasant review, hope to see you again. The Royal Hotel Team

Reviewed 11 November 2016 via mobile

We have been in before but today we were very disappointed. Me and my friend went in for a bit of lunch. We opted for the lunch menu, where you can get the mains for £6, it did not state that portions were smaller. I ordered lasagne and my friend ordered the gammon. We ordered at the bar and sat...

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Reviewed 9 November 2016 via mobile

We went to the Royal for a drink on our way to the local fireworks display in the village. The pub wasn't too busy but had a good few people sat eating and having drinks. I stood at the bar for almost ten minutes waiting to be served, whilst the landlord chose to ignore me and serve several people who...

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Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

Stayed at this hotel/pub for a couple of weeks whilst working in the Lake District, rooms are reasonably priced, good wifi Tv with Netflix and YouTube built in, food is great massive portions and A different deal in every night e.g. Fish Fridays, had a different thing every day and never a complaint. Bar staff are friendly and welcoming and...

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MitchellsofLanc, General Manager at The Royal Hotel, responded to this review

Hi deansmee, Thanks for your great review. The Royal Hotel Team

Lancaster, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 October 2016

We went, as a family, for tea 2 days ago. The Royal Hotel is currently the only pub in our village and has had some really rotten reviews lately that have gone completely against what we have always thought about it so we thought we'd check it out. It was clean and tidy, the staff were polite and efficient, it...

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MitchellsofLanc, General Manager at The Royal Hotel, responded to this review

Hi Liz L, Thanks for your excellent review and for giving us a try despite recent bad reviews. We are glad you all enjoyed your meals and look forward to seeing you again soon. If you dine with us during November and December, make sure you grab one of our £5 Reward vouchers from a member of staff. You'll be...

Leeds, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

A disappointing stay here although it was a bed for the night and we would be up early the next morning.We stayed in room 3 in which they called a rack room, twin beds, a dyer need of repair of the bathroom and severe damp on the window wall, although the facilities were clean as they could be. The walls...

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MitchellsofLanc, General Manager at The Royal Hotel, responded to this review

Hi Ami, Thank you for leaving us a review. If you would like to discuss your experience further, please feel free to give me a call on 01524 732057 Kind regards The Royal Hotel Team

Rossendale, United Kingdom
Reviewed 24 September 2016

Visited several times food and service always been very good but unfortunately today the manager was on holiday and the replacement was very poor. New bar person who wasn't receiving the appropriate training , didn't even know what a gin was and also over charged us,This wasn't down to her but the replacement manager who dressed in appropriately and not...

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MitchellsofLanc, General Manager at The Royal Hotel, responded to this review

Hi Fiona, Thank you for leaving us a review. We have taken your comments on board and are currently undergoing changes in staff and staff training. Thank you for bringing this matter to our attention. Kind regards The Royal Hotel Team

Chelmsford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

We arrived at the hotel at around 9:30 in the evening after a long drive from Essex. Be careful with your SAT NAV as ours directed us to a different "Main Street" in a nearby village with a very similar postcode. Fortunately we had a paper map as back up. There was an ample, and free, car park across the...

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MitchellsofLanc, General Manager at The Royal Hotel, responded to this review

Hi Heidi, Thank you for leaving us a pleasant review, and hope you choose us again if your daughter attends Lancaster Uni! Kind regards The Royal Hotel Team

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Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

Called in on the spur of the moment whilst cycling along the canal that backs onto the pub. We ate 2 ploughman's lunches. Both were very nice but the wooden board only came with half of a warm bagette (a full one would have been more reflective for the price.) But everything was fresh. I would call in again. There's...

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MitchellsofLanc, General Manager at The Royal Hotel, responded to this review

Hi cornwall0, Thank you for you kind review, we look forward to seeing you again, and if you choose to have a ploughmans again, please speak to us about the baguette and we'll see what we can do. Kind Regards, The Royal Hotel Team

Durham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 September 2016

This visit was not good. This time room at back windows frosted so could not see out without opening window, when window opened (sash) to keep open had to attach to rope. Noisey ventilation unit outside bedroom. Evening meal extremely poor I ordered chicken curry, was brought beef curry.Also medium steak ordered received extremely well done. Breakfast again extremely poor,...

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MitchellsofLanc, General Manager at The Royal Hotel, responded to this review

Hi JYJT, Thank you for leaving us a review. If you would like to discuss your meal/experience further, please feel free to give me a call on 01524 732057 Kind regards The Royal Hotel Team

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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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The Royal Hotel
The Royal Hotel
Cuisines: Bar, British, Pub
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Royal Hotel is a traditional pub offering a warm welcome, good home cooked food and comfortable en-suite accommodation. Located in the small village of Bolton Le Sands overlooking the canal, the Royal Hotel is ideally situated to explore the Historic City of Lancaster, Kendal, Lune Valley and the natural beauty of the Lake District National Park. The Royal itself offers excellent dining facilities with an extensive main menu and a daily specials board, a large selection of cask ales and wines are also available to compliment your meal alongside good old fashioned hospitality. The traditional inn also boasts a large beer garden by the canal, a sports bar showing all the latest sporting events and free WiFi - the perfect way to relax after a long day exploring the local area. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Royal Hotel

Address: 27 Main Road, Bolton le Sands LA5 8DQ, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Lancashire > Bolton le Sands
Price Range: ₹ 3,010 - ₹ 4,385 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Royal Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 7
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“We had room 3 at the back of the hotel with no view and a bit noisy at times.”
 of 5 bubbles wickedstepmum, 19 Feb 2017 | Read review
“If you are staying overnight, book ahead. They don't have many rooms and can be booked up well in advance. No personal experience of rooms.”
 of 5 bubbles 591lizl, 12 Oct 2016 | Read review
“If you stay there do not have room 3.”
 of 5 bubbles JYJT, 16 Sep 2016 | Read review
“we were at the rear so a little quieter”
 of 5 bubbles 1pontygirl, 3 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Stay at a different hotel”
 of 5 bubbles k33adr, 26 Jul 2016 | Read review
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