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Royal Mail Hotel

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14/05/2017 15/05/2017
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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 1 December 2015

We stayed at the hotel in October – and sent an email after expressing disappointment at things like threadbare towels. We never heard back. It was a bit disappointing to be dismissed like this. We also thought it would have been a nice gesture to have complimentary drinking water in the room, rather than having to pay for bottled water...

2Thank Christine M
Bryce Y, Front Office Manager at Royal Mail Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Christine, We are not able to trace your email. I would appreciate the opportunity to discuss your stay at your convenience and hoping you could email me directly: bryce@royalmail.com.au or if you prefer phone me on 03 5577 2241.

Daylesford, Australia
Reviewed 28 November 2015

We decided to visit Dunkeld on our way to Adelaide for the first Day/Night Test & it was a great experience. We enjoyed two fine dining meals as well as breakfast, which was part of the room package. Reception leaves a lot to be desired as the friendly smiling staff don't seem to know a lot and certainly don't recognise...

1Thank Karen M
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 November 2015

It is now a month since my wife and I, and our good friends dined at the Royal Mail Hotel, and the memories of the evening still linger. It was a Degustation Dined of 6 courses complimented by wines chosen by the Sommelier from the Royal Mail's own cellar. From the beginning of the meal which featured Sheeps Milk Cottage...

1Thank Spozzarooni
Bryce Y, Manager at Royal Mail Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Spozzarooni, We are delighted that you enjoyed your experience with us. It is always a joy when our guests can recite our past menu features from memory as your knowledge and taste profile must be impeccable. Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback and for such a great review. We hope to welcome you back to...

Reykjavik, Iceland
Reviewed 9 November 2015 via mobile

Just needed a quick feed after a sweaty walk up mt abrupt- what a treat. Impeccable sirloin steak with chips, green salad, perfect onion rings and a big scoop of horseradish cream. Just wish I'd had a bigger glass of red from the massive list. Eating outside was lovely, (the bar atmosphere is a bit lacking). The Potato and leek...

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Bryce Y, Manager at Royal Mail Hotel, responded to this review

Dear IronchefNT, Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback and for the great review of our hotel. We hope to welcome you back to our hotel very soon as we always love to see familiar faces. We will make sure to have that large glass of red standing by... Best Regards, Bryce Yagos Rooms Division Manager

Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
Reviewed 8 November 2015

We stayed here about 5 years ago: it was a memorable experience. Tonight was very disappointing. We stayed in one of the cottages across the road. It is very basic, no wifi, instant coffee, no telephone. We ate in the restaraunt and opted for the eight course degustation and matching wines. The food was hit and miss. Most of the...

1Thank Stephen J
Bryce Y, Manager at Royal Mail Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Stephen J, Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback. While I wish you had a better experience, it is feedback like this that we learn from and use to improve. We work hard to deliver an exceptional guest experience, and it's apparent in this case that we fell short. If you give us a chance to...

Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 6 November 2015 via mobile

So much to love about the Royal Mail Hotel in Dunkeld, after driving for hours we arrived to such a stunning view which makes it so worth the trip! The staff are friendly and profession and were very helpful as we hadn't booked dinner reservations ( which you must do in advance ) the dining room was full so we...

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Bryce Y, Manager at Royal Mail Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback and for such a great review. It is always a pleasure to know that our guests are truly enjoying our view of the Grampians that we offer here. It is just as rewarding to know that during your stay you made use of our balconies much in the way that...

London, England
Reviewed 2 November 2015

The good part is that the hotel is easy to find off the main road through Dunkeld and on the western edge of the town. Almost all of the staff are very friendly and try to be helpful too. The cottage rooms (about $300 per night on a weekend) are about 4km away so you'll need to drive up to...

1Thank Worldlywisdom
Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 2 November 2015 via mobile

Dinner in the bar was rubbish and the wine list was way overpriced. We heard the waitress say the first year apprentice chef was running the kitchen! How does this happen on a long weekend? Breakfast was under-whelming. Believe it or not, one type of bread for toasting and it was too small for the toaster. No pepper and salt...

4Thank tedbeesley
Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 1 November 2015

We stayed in a deluxe room which was very nicely appointed. The bed was comfy as and the bathroom beautiful. the Foxtel didn't work unfortunately but we weren't there for the TV. The grounds were lovely to walk around and well maintained. The restaurant experience was really unique. We had the 8 course menu which was full of flavours and...

Thank Anne G
Lewes, United Kingdom
Reviewed 22 October 2015

Let's start with the positives. 1. The rooms were large,clean and we'll equipped. 2. The staff were pleasant and friendly. 3. The food in the so called two hats restaurant was unusual, although a translation of some of the items on the menu was required. 4. The food when it eventually arrived was good but portions were small. My wife...

3Thank malholme

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Royal Mail Hotel is a unique destination set among native gardens and fruit orchards with stunning views of the Southern Grampians Ranges. Award-winning food and wine, accommodation, conferencing and wedding facilities and the nearby historic Mt Sturgeon Estate are all available for guests to explore and enjoy. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Royal Mail Hotel

Address: 98 Parker St, Dunkeld, Victoria 3294, Australia
Region: Australia > Victoria > Grampians > Dunkeld
Price Range: ₹ 14,104 - ₹ 18,085 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Royal Mail Hotel 3.5*
Number of rooms: 41
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“rooms with view of mountain are lovely, but dearer”
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“All fine, go there but the management could find some things to improve to make it awesome.”
peterbU614PX, 30 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Cottage 26 was the one I stayed in, it is closest to the road although there is not much traffic in this small country town.”
RockfordBP, 25 Jan 2017 | Read review
“bokk early”
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