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Wales
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Visited for afternoon tea. Whilst food was ok, plenty of it and cakes on the whole were lovely. Sandwiches were not really to my taste(bread to thick and not enough filling) however there was enough to more than go around. Service was not that good however. When we sat down initially they brought tea/coffee but then had to ask for...

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Aberystwyth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Regularly meet my Manager at the Ivy Bush to review our work. The Ivy Bush is an excellent location has a large bar/lounge area with plenty of tables, great coffee and good lunches all very good value

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Thank Caroline B
West Wales
Reviewed 1 week ago

Had lunch here with my husband last Saturday. Staff were lovely and helpful and we were made very welcome. Menu was not over exciting but my husband's steak was perfectly cooked as was my salmon. Definitely a place to return to.

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Our party of 12 visited recently for Sunday Lunch to mark a special birthday. Each element of the meal was well received by everyone in our group, and the service from the waiting staff was exemplary. Very attentive, polite and efficient, all the more noteworthy because the restaurant was completely full, with several large parties attending at once. The main...

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Bude, United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 January 2017 via mobile

A very easy to find hotel with great parking facilities. Extremely friendly and welcoming young lady behind reception and every other member of staff I met were lovely too. Had a nice sized double room with just me in it and found it extremely clean and comfortable. Couldn't see any tea or coffee making facilities but I don't usually need...

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Thank Gerri S
uk
Reviewed 7 January 2017

Dear me, where to begin; the breakfast was one of the worst I've ever eaten anywhere. Bacon was shoe leather and totally inedible, the sausages looked as though they were the day before's leftovers as did the bacon, the two fried eggs were raw so I sent them back and only one was returned. Everything was cold at worst tepid...

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Swansea, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 December 2016

Went to the Ivy Bush for business meeting, slipped on wet foyer floor and sustained arm, foot ans head injuries. The staff called an ambulance and I was taken to hospital when I was conscious someone took my name, address and telephone number but no one from the hotel ever phoned to see if I was ok or the extent...

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Carmarthen, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 December 2016

Attended an ex-round tabler's lunch-70 attending.Overall a very good meal,well served by efficient non UK waiters/waitresses. First course was traditional Welsh Cawl----- (vegetable broth)-classical! The main course was traditional roast turkey with all the trimmings-good and well presented. Xmas pud and ream followed-again very tasty Hotel did well.

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Thank 602WRD
Carmarthen, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 December 2016 via mobile

Beautiful three course christmas lunch plenty of choice on menu and it was delicious from start to finish .......lovely staff nothing was too much trouble for them, would highly recommend. Nice to be able to park on site whilst eating too.

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Thank whisks
Oxford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 December 2016

Recently took my parents here for 3 nights to visit family and friends. Hotel staff were very friendly and welcoming. Some of them, especially behind the bar really did go that extra mile. We had lunch and evening meals on a couple of occasions, both of which were fantastic. Only critasism was the hotel was hot, probably suits most people...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Things to do
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Suites
  • Accessible rooms
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Room Service
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Conference Facilities
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Commanding a spectacular position at the gateway to the Golden West, the Ivy Bush Royal has long welcomed leisure and business guests in considerable comfort and style.Once a favoured retreat for Lord Nelson and Lady Hamilton, the hotel has been sympathetically modernised to blend its old world charm with modern facilities. There are 70 comfortably furnished bedrooms, 2 family rooms and a suite. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Ivy Bush Royal Hotel

Address: 11 Spilman Street, Carmarthen SA31 1LG, Wales
Region: United Kingdom > Wales > Carmarthenshire > Carmarthen
Price Range: $123 - $139 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Ivy Bush Royal Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 70
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Also Known As:
Regal Hotel Carmarthen
Carmarthen Regal Hotel
Regal Carmarthen
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