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Venice, Italy
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48 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
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This was our third visit to The Royal Hop Pole: in fact we like it so much that we have arranged a party here next April! I've mentioned in a previous review that it must be the jewel in Wetherspoons' crown: the hotel rooms are very comfortable, well-equipped and excellent value for money (and don't start me on the high... More 

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Liverpool, England, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We stayed here for one night a couple of weeks ago. Great hotel for the price, staff helpful and friendly. Good location in the centre of Tewkesbury with parking included. Really interesting to see the medieval hallway as well.

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Hotel was very welcoming to our party (4of us) As always this is a very popular venue and deservedly so. The food is not only good but is consistently so, we have been to other Wetherspoons where this is not always the case. We were made very welcome and can only say that this is a good venue for... More 

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Rushden, England, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have stayed in a number of Spoons hotels for work and leisure and this one was picked for its location, price and architectural interest. I don't expect too much for a company that tries to cover all bases, ( good ale, good prices, reasonable food and all welcome) but everything about the stay was spot on. I ate the... More 

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St Albans, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
5 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We really like this hotel and we are sure that we will return again in better weather conditions - hopefully ! One minor comment re: our room 118 - the bath surround at the rear could benefit by a grab handle for safety when exiting from the shower/bath.

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Royal_Hop_Pole, Manager at The Royal Hop Pole, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your review. We are sorry to hear that the weather was not good during your visit, however it is great to know that you really like our hotel and will return again - we hope to see you again soon . Kind Regards The Royal Hop Pole Team More 

London, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Hotel itself was fine, room claen and facilities simple but adequate.Everything was spoiled by "guests", sounded like teenagers, running around the first floor knocking on walls and doors at 11.30 to midnight just to make sure they woke all the occupants I think you need staff to parole the corridors just after closing or install CCTV and act upon... More 

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Royal_Hop_Pole, Manager at The Royal Hop Pole, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your review. We are sorry to hear that you were disturbed by guests during your stay - unfortunately the night of your stay, a guest injured themselves and required medical attention - so as you can imagine this really was a one off. The night managers check all corridors every hour and all hotel public... More 

London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very friendly staff. Asked for a quiet room when I booked and it was perfect. Clean, well equipped and peaceful. Had a late evening meal and excellent breakfast. Staff checked all was ok and shared information about the town. Good parking. I have stayed in other hotels in town but this was the nicest. Great history and character.

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Royal_Hop_Pole, Manager at The Royal Hop Pole, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your review. It is lovely to hear that you found us to be an excellent place to stay. We are pleased to know that you found the staff to be very friendly, and that your request for a quiet room was granted. It is so nice for you to say that we are the nicest... More 

tropea
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26 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed for the fifth time at this hotel this weekend, and it just gets better. An historic and interesting building, first class beer, excellent food and cheerful and helpful staff all make this a place to look forward to going to. We are already booked in to return.

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Royal_Hop_Pole, Manager at The Royal Hop Pole, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your kind review. We are really pleased to hear that you have enjoyed 5 stays with us so far and have already booked to return. It is so nice to hear that you enjoyed first class beer, cheerful & helpful staff and excellent food too. We look forward to welcoming you back again soon. Kind... More 

Coventry, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The wife & I booked in for one night, it was very busy as it was Bonfire Night in the town. The room was in the medieval part of the building - room 301. The atmosphere & food in the bar area's was very nice. The room was very clean & had everything we needed. The reception & bar staff... More 

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Royal_Hop_Pole, Manager at The Royal Hop Pole, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your review. We are pleased to hear that you enjoyed your stay in room 301 and that it was clean and had everything that you needed. It is good to hear you mention the staff too, we will feedback your comments to the team. Thanks again and we hope to see you again soon! Kind... More 

driffield
1 review
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I had some reservations about staying at a wetherspoons hotel but these were totaly unfounded-the staff were really good and the room and building excellent-great views of the Malvern hills from the bedroom.

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Royal_Hop_Pole, Manager at The Royal Hop Pole, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your review. We are so pleased to hear that we exceeded your expectations of a Wetherspoon hotel, and that you enjoyed the view of the Malverns from your room. It is great to hear that you found the staff to be great too, and the room and building to be excellent! We hope to see... More 

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  • Free Parking
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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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The Royal Hop Pole
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Cuisines: Bar, British, Pub
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
This well-known landmark is an amalgamation of historic buildings dating from the 15th and 18th centuries, known as a number of names, including The Crown during King Henry VIII's reign. However, eventually it was named The Royal Hop Pole when Queen Mary stayed in 1937 and gave it the official 'Royal.' Charles Dickens even mentions The Royal Hop Pole in his first novel, The Pickwick Papers. Other interesting information and pictures are located all over the hotel, including information on how the Medieval Banqueting Hall was discovered when the hotel was recently refurbished. The Royal Hop Pole has its own beautiful garden which leads to the banks of The River; there you can see picturesque views of the surrounding countryside and the Malverns. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Royal Hop Pole

Address: 94 Church Street, Tewkesbury GL20 5RS, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Cotswolds > Tewkesbury
Price Range: $66 - $138 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 28
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“Ask for a quiet room. I assume rooms by high street may be noisier.”
 of 5 bubbles janeuk6060, 19 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Best value on Sundays.”
 of 5 bubbles jillkirby61, 3 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Rear of the hotel,the front faces a busy road”
 of 5 bubbles johnje2014, 31 Oct 2016 | Read review
“301 is a lovely room but early morning traffic is a problem”
 of 5 bubbles ohdearmeWestmidlands, 24 Oct 2016 | Read review
“No problems with rooms except those overlooking High St could be noisy”
 of 5 bubbles , 20 Oct 2016 | Read review
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