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Lancaster, United Kingdom
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36 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 July 2015 via mobile

Had a lovely meal in Latinos. A bit disappointed that the early bird menu had increased in price (now £13) but was still very happy with the quality of food and the service we received. Can't wait to go back again

1 Thank caroline r
Bowness-on-Windermere, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 June 2015

Just stopped over for one night & we're made to feel really welcome by Allan (the proprietor) & also by Eva behind the bar. Parking was great & conviniant (in their own private car park) & the location to the town couldn't be better. We'd asked for two rooms next to each other which in some places oftens means just... More 

1 Thank Mark and Radana T
Leigh, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 April 2015

Very friendly allowed early book in. We went down to restaurant for tapas and sangria, scrumptious. Canvas wardrobe was fine, plenty towels, plenty biscuits and comfy bed. Lovely breakfast too, cannot wait for next visit 😇🙌🙌

1 Thank julesab2015
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85 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 April 2015

Have just stayed here for a family birthday. Got here and went round Lancaster, came back to have a shower before the party started. How wrong was I? NO hot water. I went and asked the staff was there a problem - oh yes sorry I forget to turn it on (the whole Hotel was booked for a family 50th).... More 

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TheRoyalLancaster, Owner at The Royal Hotel and Bar, responded to this review

Dear Woza There is no excuse in this failure in service, i have sorted the probelm and ensure this will never happen again.Please dont hesitate to contact me directtly if you choose to book with us again so i can flip opinion on the service we provide Regards Al More 

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Lancaster, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 March 2015

Good value, clean and perfectly placed for all the shops, bars and cafe's. Booked last minute to stay with a friend for a girly shop and night out. Staff were all lovely and welcoming and the car park (although small) was a bonus. Rooms were basic but clean and had everything in that you would need for a short stay.

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Inverness, United Kingdom
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68 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 March 2015

The room had a canvas 'wardrobe' but lovely hot shower. The bed was comfortable but the room got cold at night and guests have no control over the heating. I was wearing a jumper over my PJs in bed! I found marks on one of my towels so put it in the shower to be changed (as instructed on a... More 

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Lancaster, United Kingdom
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182 reviews
25 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 116 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 March 2015

I really do feel it's such a shame this place isn't busier, don't get me wrong am sure this place does well enough because it remains open however know if this restaurant was in London, Birmingham or Manchester would be confident this place be much more packed. However possibly one of the quirks of this place is that it has... More 

Thank JoJo82992
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59 reviews
14 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 16 February 2015

stayed overnight in room 5 it was perfectly clean and reasonable size, although prefer larger bed either king or super king. Shower was fabulous hot and fast with very spacious en-suite. Parking ideal at back of hotel. Access suited us as we came back late and had key to enter at back.Breakfast was fine and plentiful. Only downside was town... More 

Thank norlinCumbria
Cardiff, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 15 February 2015

I have stayed here five times and the accommodation is excellent. Any issues I did have they dealt with immediately in a very efficient manner. Always pleasant and their breakfasts are very filling and lovely. The location is within minutes of the town centre so you are very close to the shops and eating places. Steph who looks after the... More 

Thank Mary_Morris51
1 review
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Reviewed 10 January 2015 via mobile

My two daughters and my mum have raved about this hotel so I tried it out, again with my mum. It is very good. I travel throughout Asia and Australia using 5 and 6 star hotels, so I know what to look for!! This was warm, very clean, very welcoming and the bed was amazingly comfortable. So I was mightily... More 

1 Thank Ivanka L

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  • Free Parking
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
A very warm welcome to Lancaster's newly renovated 'Royal Hotel and Bar', a family run establishment in a great location at the heart of historic Lancaster, offering all the convenience of the city on your doorstep while enjoying the luxury of premium quality, cosy, comfortable rooms. Built before the turn of the previous century and stocked with only the finest selection of wines, spirits, beers and ales, as well as hosting regular music and events, this historical setting provides a touch of class with a modern take on a traditional bar. Travelling on business, visiting family, touring, or here for a night out, whatever your reason for visiting Lancaster The Royal Hotel & Bar is perfectly placed. Visit the castle and take in the sights, stroll along the canal enjoying the scenery, explore the many restaurants and bars or take in the vibrant night life .... whatever your choice at the Royal Hotel our guest only access allows you to come and go as you please. Book your stay now and meet the Robinson Family, let us know what you are all about and we will endeavour to help in any way we can. We always appreciate any feedback and will work hard to deliver the best service we can ... with a smile. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Royal Hotel and Bar

Address: Thurnham Street, Lancaster LA1 1YD, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Lancashire > Lancaster
Price Range: $116 - $163 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Royal Hotel and Bar 3*
Number of rooms: 9
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“we didn't use the hotel, only bar area, may be noisy as on busy central road”
 of 5 bubbles 591lizl, 25 Nov 2016 | Read review
“No lift so be prepared to carry your luggage upstairs.”
 of 5 bubbles LT1411, 29 Dec 2015 | Read review
“I imagine being in town centre it would be difficult to have quieter room.”
 of 5 bubbles norlinCumbria, 16 Feb 2015 | Read review
“The rooms were VERY noisy at the front due to it being so central. Ask for a back room away from the noise.”
 of 5 bubbles grannymoira, 5 Aug 2014 | Read review
“If possible, ask for one which isn't on the street side.”
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