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Certificate of Excellence


Certificate of Excellence
A family run guest house and restaurant, the accommodation is stylish, spacious and comfortable. We have eight rooms all with en-suite facilities, a mixture of double, twin, king-size and family rooms. Excellent food prepared using fresh local produce and served in the fully licensed Andersens Restaurant. Andersens is open from Tuesday to Saturday evenings and specialises in fresh fish dishes, extra matured steaks and slow cooked meat dishes.Forest House is an ideal base for both business travellers and tourists, situated in the historic market town of Coleford in the Royal Forest of Dean close to the Wye Valley, both areas of outstanding natural beauty.
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Property amenities
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Breakfast Available
Golf Course
Laundry Service
Non-Smoking Hotel
Public Wifi
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Room features
Non-Smoking Rooms
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Hidden Gem


Full view
61Somewhat walkable
Grade: 61 out of 100
16Restaurantswithin 0.5 km
5Attractionswithin 0.5 km
18Room tips
Traveller rating
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  • English
Popular mentions
We chanced upon this on the Internet and so pleased we did. Well located to explore the Forest There are 8 bedrooms and ours was spacious and well appointed with an excellent shower. The owners are very friendly and we were made to feel at home and could come and go as we
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Response from BarbaraAndersen2, Owner at Forest House
Responded 1 week ago
Thank you so much for your reviews. We look forward to seeing you again at Forest House & Andersens
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I’ve booked through Air BnB plenty of times with no issues, however last weekend I turned up to Forest house expecting a two bedroom flat! Turns out my ‘flat’ didn’t exist and the Andersons/Owners of this Hotel do not ever advertise on Air BnB! Was a fake listing.

 First thing
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Response from BarbaraAndersen2, Owner at Forest House
Responded 3 weeks ago
Thank you ladies! We were very happy to accommodate you and would have happily given you the room for free under the circumstances. Looking forward to welcoming you back when you plan your next cycling adventure. Warm regards Barbara & Simon
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Stayed here for one evening, as attending a wedding locally. Check in was lovely and quick. We were in room 5. Nice large room with super king size bed. Breakfast was great with a great selection of different cooked options. Would highly recommend Forest House
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We had a family "do" here with 15 people eating at the restaurant and 3 couples staying in the hotel. The hotel is beautifully finished with some very nice touches which give a great feeling to the place. The rooms are large and the bed is extremely comfortable. "Proper"
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Response from Corrine45, Owner at Forest House
Responded 20 Nov 2018
Thank you so much for your review. We thoroughly enjoyed having you! Regards Barbara
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So refreshing to stay at a hotel which has got it right. The welcome is warm, the rooms are comfortable and the food is outstanding. Situated in the centre of The Forest of Dean, this hotel makes an ideal base for walking, cycling or sightseeing holidays. It caters for business
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Response from BarbaraAndersen2, Owner at Forest House
Responded 12 Oct 2018
Thank you so much for your review. This is exactly what we have worked at and I am delighted that you enjoyed your stay here at Forest House. I hope that we will have the pleasure of welcoming you back in the future. Regards Barb & Si
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"We had a large double room, which was excellent, my sister and mother share the family room which was delightful."
"All rooms are upstairs. We had room 6 with a walk in shower."
"No lifts and steepish stairs, so ask for a first floor room if adviseable."
"rooms are all on the first floor with no lift"
"Im sure all the rooms are quality"
US$ 99 - US$ 168 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
United KingdomEnglandForest of DeanColeford
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