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    The Ivy Bush Royal Hotel

    11 Spilman Street, Carmarthen SA31 1LG, Wales
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    • Excellent24%
    • Very good36%
    • Average19%
    • Poor10%
    • Terrible11%
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    “coach party” (14 reviews)
    “afternoon tea” (19 reviews)
    “buffet style” (6 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Non-Smoking Hotel
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    Pets Allowed
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    3.0 Star Hotel
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    1 - 5 of 438 reviews

    Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

    Stayed here on a few occasions through the summer. The hotel is very outdated, needs refurbishing. Beds are uncomfortable and sheets not always clean just like the rooms. Breakfast was good, good selection of food. However As it’s a buffet it’s not 100% fresh. Glasses...More

    2  Thank emily g
    Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

    Work sent me on a course and booked me in here. The room I was allocated was furtherest away from reception. The room was dated and in need of refurb. Ceiling had a previous problem and papered over the hole, see photo. Had a free...More

    Thank Philipwestbury
    Reviewed 29 October 2017

    I gave this hotel 1 star because there wasn't the option to put none, I have just spent my holiday wishing that I could go home, I asked for 2 double rooms with shower for myself and my friend and close together if possible, we...More

    Thank Yvonne S
    Reviewed 25 October 2017

    Will never ever return here - visited for a few drinks and a Wedding Fair on the 15th October, car park was extremely busy but eventually found a space and went inside to the Fair. Ten days later I have a parking ticket for £100...More

    Thank Marj J
    Reviewed 28 September 2017

    Awful service, the staff are rude and unhelpful, hotel is dated and not very clean in places, car park is a nightmare - food was ok though and the restaurant staff saved the hotel from what was an awful stay.

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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Room Service
    • Free Parking
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Breakfast included
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Room Service
    • Free Parking
    • Meeting Rooms
    • Laundry Service
    • Conference Facilities
    • Breakfast included
    • Dry Cleaning
    • Business Centre with Internet Access
    • Banquet Room
    • Babysitting
    • Things to do
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$98 - US$126 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
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    • Suites ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 70
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    • Carmarthen
    • Also Known As
    • Regal Hotel Carmarthen ,
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    Welshgirl5013
    29 January 2017|
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    Response from Enid A | Reviewed this property |
    I saw the lay out for afternoon tea and it looked very nice . We had too much on to try it.
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    "Avoid rooms over the Bar and Dinning areas as you can hear noise on part of the first floor, room on south..."
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    "Back of hotel away from bar & road"
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    "Ask for one of the newer rooms at the rear of the hotel."
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    "perhaps best to avoid rooms on Spillman st and some rooms are a days march from reception!"
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