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Bude, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago 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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uk
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago

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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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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Swansea County, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 December 2016

What happened to the Ivy Bush??? The place is a mess, rooms are out-dated, damp, etc, food is rubbish, staff so disorganized. the hotel in general is dirty, even the cigarette bin at the front was overflowing. Management open your eyes, this place really has changed since I was last here. Such a shame. Oh well at least the only...

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3Thank reigns16
Carmarthenshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

Well this review will be short and sweet, amazing Sunday carvery , but the starters, puds, coffee and mince pies were truly dreadful. We are quite discerning and have been lucky enough to eat some of the best food in the country and on the high seas. I'm afraid it made the Ivy Bush look and feel like a greasy...

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2Thank Sha170
wales
Reviewed 8 December 2016 via mobile

There were around twenty of us having a 3 course lunch. I have to say the meal was superb. The beef was tender, the gravy delicious and cauliflower cheese excellent. Tasted like home cooking. Desserts to die for. Staff all very friendly. I would recommend you give it a try

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Wales, Massachusetts
Reviewed 7 December 2016

Beware when visiting the Ivy Bush. I met my godmother for lunch there earlier in the month, as we often do. There is a system where you sign in at reception or the bar, noting your car registration so you can park in the hotel car park. Both my godmother and I registered our cars in due fashion but this...

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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 )
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Accessible rooms
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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  • 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: $113 - $142 (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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