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The Speech House Hotel

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

Just come back from two nights in the Forest of Dean, staying at Speech House hotel. This is our fourth visit. We love the location, walks with our dog etc. Food good and room comfortable. This visit however spoiled by a dreadful sewage smell around the vicinity of our room (cottage room 22). Reported the problem. Staff unaware apparently, although...

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The_Speech_House, Owner at The Speech House Hotel, responded to this review

Dear dgblue777 Thank you for taking the time to leave a review on your recent stay with us. I am sorry that you were troubled by the smell of sewage and wish you had reported it to my team before checking out. They would have done everything possible to relocate your accommodation. I have investigated the problem and it was...

Kidderminster, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

This is the second time we have visited the Speech House Hotel now and it was just as fantastic as the first! The staff are so helpful, nothing is too much! The rooms are beautiful and spacious, we stay in the four poster rooms and they are just brilliant. The breakfast is fantastic, we haven't eaten in the restaurant because...

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The_Speech_House, Owner at The Speech House Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Sian_2814, Many thanks for taking time to leave a review on your recent stay with us. I am delighted that you had another fantastic stay with us. It is always rewarding for my team to know when they have done a good job and the customer is happy. I guess next time you will have to walk another 5...

Wick, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Stayed for one night, given room on top floor. Lovely big room and bathroom. Bed was very comfortable and we had a lovely nights sleep. Only comments on room are that the curtains were quite hard to close and still let in a lot of light. Also light fittings were rather old and tired looking. Overall the hotel was lovely...

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The_Speech_House, Owner at The Speech House Hotel, responded to this review

HI dear17, Many thanks for your feedback on your recent stay with us. I have asked my housekeeping to investigate the difficulty in closing the curtains. The light fittings are part of the historical building and we are listed which creates some equipment problems. I am delighted that you had a great nights sleep and enjoyed the food on offer....

Swansea, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

very nice , very clean, food very good. staff friendly . choice of breakfast . very nice orangery for afternoon tea. very quite tucked away in the forest of dean . very nice walks in the forest . nothing to much trouble for the staff . well stocked bar

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The_Speech_House, Owner at The Speech House Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Philipwillis, Many thanks for leaving a review on your recent stay with us. I am delighted that you were extremely happy with your stay with us and that my team looked after you well throughout your stay. We are indeed at the very centre of the Royal Forest with approximately 253 miles of walking and cycling trails at our...

Wales, UK
Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed for 1 night as a break for husbands birthday. Had a courtyard room which was lovely and clean. Breakfast was extremely good as was the evening meal. The staff friendly and helpful. Highly recommended

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The_Speech_House, Owner at The Speech House Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Kerry A, Many thanks for taking time out to leave a review on your recent stay with us. I am delighted to read that you had a great stay and that you both enjoyed your meals and found my team both friendly and helpful. Thank you again for your very kind comments and we all look forward to you...

Wokingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

We chose one of the newer rooms in the courtyard. This was well-equipped and comfortable. All the hotel staff were friendly and helpful and dinner was excellent and good value. We also enjoyed our breakfast. The Forest of Dean is a friendly place and at its peak in May, with beautiful bluebell woods (one close to the hotel). We also...

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The_Speech_House, Owner at The Speech House Hotel, responded to this review

Dear John S Many thanks for taking time to leave feedback on your recent stay with us. I am delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us and that you found your food to be excellent and good value. Thank you also for your very kind comments regarding my team, which I have passed on to all concerned. It sounds...

Torquay, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Speech House Hotel is at the heart of its own forest Kingdom. This is the place to visit if you love the outdoors and just want to relax and be well looked after. The staff are exceptional and deal with every problem quickly and with a minimum of fuss. We asked for a room change and we were moved by...

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The_Speech_House, Owner at The Speech House Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Margaret C, Many thanks for taking the time to review your recent stay with us. I am delighted that you enjoyed you recent stay with us and that you found all of my team to be attentive and that they looked after you well throughout. I have passed on your very kind comments to all of my team. We...

Machynlleth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Yet another great stay here, staff friendly and helpful nothing to much trouble. Used the orangery for food which was excellent. Easy access to the forest and many outdoor activities. Would recommend to anyone.

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The_Speech_House, Owner at The Speech House Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Beardedbadger, Many thanks for leaving a review on your recent stay with us. I am delighted to read that once again you had a great stay with us and that my team looked after you well throughout your stay. We all look forward to welcoming you back again in the future. Best wishes Peter Hands Director/Proprietor

Birmingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed for 2 nights in a courtyard room with our Jack Russell dog. The rooms were clean and comfortable and with a very large field behind were in an excellent location for exercising our dog. All the staff were helpful and friendly. We ate a fabulous sunday lunch in the Orangery (dogs allowed in here but not the main...

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The_Speech_House, Owner at The Speech House Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Lesley W Thank you for your review on your recent stay with us. I am delighted to learn that you had a great stay and were well looked after by my team throughout your stay. As you rightly point out we do allow well behaved dogs in our Orangery, Bar and garden but not in our two other restaurants....

Gwent
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We booked through Groupon for 1 night.Staff were very polite and we told them we had our dog with us so told us we could eat in the Orangery, and that they would set us a table in there for breakfast the next morning.That was lovely. Our room was like a small cottage in outer buildings,again for the dog. It...

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Dear Nannie02, Many thanks for taking the time to leave a review on your recent stay with us. I am delighted to read that you enjoyed your stay with us and that my team were able to accommodate you with your dog in the Orangery for your meals. Thank you for informing us of the slight smell which my maintainenace...

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  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Internet
  • Breakfast included
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Family Rooms
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  • Banquet Room
  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Formerly built in 1669, as a Hunting Lodge for Charles II the Speech House sits at the heart of the Royal Forest of Dean.The main house has 15 bedrooms including three antique four poster beds.The remainder of rooms are situated in the Courtyard and Cottage.The hotel is home to one of only two Verderers Courts in the UK and is used as the main restaurant for the hotel.The hotel offers a wide range of room type to suit all budgets, and is pet friendly in the Courtyard rooms, subject to availability.The Orangery is open to non residents for morning coffee,aftrernoon teas, and bar lunches and evening meals.Free Wi Fi is available to residents for 1 hour during their stay and then it is subject to a small charge.There are approximately 253 miles of walking and cycling trails on the doorstep of the hotel. Speechhouse is an ideal venue for touring the Wye Valley,Gloucestershire and the Southern Cotswolds and South Wales. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Speech House Hotel

Address: Speech House Road | Speech House, Coleford GL16 7EL, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Gloucestershire > Forest of Dean > Coleford
Price Range: ₹ 6,983 - ₹ 12,031 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Speech House Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 35
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The Speech House Hotel Forest Of Dean/Coleford, Gloucestershire
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“Rooms at front of hotel do suffer from road noise”
dear17, 21 May 2017 | Read review
“court yard rooms very quite”
phillipwillis, 18 May 2017 | Read review
“do not choose a courtyard room”
Ebonytreasure, 5 May 2017 | Read review
“Wide choice of room styles, with four poster bedded rooms on the first floor. No lift to second floor bedrooms, if you have mobility issues.”
BillH658, 5 May 2017 | Read review
“Courtyard rooms are quiet”
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