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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went for lunch, as was our anniversary. We live on the East coast, and travelled the 3.5 hours to get there to celebrate. We weren't disappointed. I had a Caesar salad GF. Delicious. My husband had the Miners Breakfast. His comment was premium ingredients. I enjoyed a pot of tea, served in a fine China tea cup. Hmmm plenty of...

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Reviewed 1 week ago

I went to the Seddon150 anniversary soiree at the Theatre Royal, an amazing evening of great company, delicious food, and entertainment. People put effort into their historic costumes, songs were sung and poems read, and the food was delicious and well worth the ticket price. A great venue, lovely competent staff, and I left with a full stomach. WELL DONE...

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Kerrie F, Owner at Theatre Royal Hotel, responded to this review

Hi David, Thank you for taking the time to review us. I am so very pleased you enjoyed our Theatre Restaurant evening. We all really enjoyed the evening also. I was so proud of all our entertainers and my wonderful staff as well as the dinner. It was great fun and I feel we may well do something similar in...

Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed over for one night only, but were really charmed by the atmosphere, lovely staff and extraordinary food !! The style of the hotel is unique, done by a VERY sensitive hand with the feeling for history. GREAT, thanks for the treat, definitely will be back !! Hana

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Kerrie F, Owner at Theatre Royal Hotel, responded to this review

Hi Hans, Thank you so much for taking the time to review us. It is so important that we hear from our guests that we are on the right track. We are proud of what we offer and try and keep to a consistent standard. I always pass these reviews onto my wonderful staff. Kind regards and thankyou for choosing...

Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed one night for my birthday in Mackers Room in the cottage, cosy, warm, all we needed. We spent the night at hotel chatting to locals and visitors and had a lovely meal. Steak was done perfectly & the Crème Brulee wonderful. Friends joined us for tea and also commented on how they enjoyed their meal. The atmosphere is...

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Kerrie F, Owner at Theatre Royal Hotel, responded to this review

Hi Elle, Thank you for taking the time to review us. I am so pleased you enjoyed both the stay at McAnaneys and your time in the hotel We are proud of what we offer but it is most important to know that the experience is good for our guests, I hope we see you again when in our area....

Winton, New Zealand
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I was one of a group of 20 from Winton Rotary that spent a very enjoyable night at the hotel and associated accommodation after a hard day biking 70km on the wilderness trail. The staff were so helpful and friendly to the extent that my friend who had no dry clothes was loaned some. Thank you Helen. The food and...

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Kerrie F, Owner at Theatre Royal Hotel, responded to this review

Hi Micheal, Thank you for taking the time to review us. I am so pleased you enjoyed your stay at the Theatre Royal Hotel. We are proud of what we have to offer and our staff are wonderful ambassadors. I am sorry you had a wet ride and hope you remember the beauty as well as the rain. Thank you...

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Have been there on 3 occassions for lunch and coffee,really good food, well presented and good value for money. The hotel is very cean and well presented, staff are friendly and weloming and have a great knowledge of the history of the hotel. Photos on the walls show someof the history of the area and all the place mats on...

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Kerrie F, Owner at Theatre Royal Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to review us. I am pleased you enjoyed your visit with us and hope you call again. We are proud of what we offer and our staff are our great ambassadors. Do ask the staff to peek at the rooms when you call again. They are proud to show them to visitors....

Nelson-Tasman Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

We went to the threat remains Royal hotel for my birthday, we where not disappointed, we where in Otto room, it was lovely, bed very comfy. The staff very helpful and friendly. We had dinner that evening, and we where not disappointed.

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Kerrie F, Owner at Theatre Royal Hotel, responded to this review

Hi Julie, I am really pleased your birthday treat worked out well for you. We are proud of what we deliver and are staff are always great ambassadors for us. I do hope we see you back again. Thank you for taking the time to review us. Kind regards, Kerrie

Canterbury Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 30 October 2016

We stayed on our trip along the West Coast Wilderness Trail which itself was awesome. We had heavy rain on the way to the hotel and they had plenty of room to get sorted before going to our rooms. The hotel rooms were themed in a colonial style which was charming. The rooms still had all the mod cons but...

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Kerrie F, Owner at Theatre Royal Hotel, responded to this review

Hi Tony, Thank you for taking the time to review us. I am so pleased that despite the weather you enjoyed our wonderful Cycle Trail as well as the Theatre Royal. We are proud of what we represent and our staff are always excellent ambassadors for us. I hope we see you back again. Kind regards, Kerrie

Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

This place exceeded our expectations. The fish was lovely with great service. This place had a real hum to its atmosphere. Very friendly and accomodating. Recommended for a meal and drink. Decorated in classic NZ style that worked.

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Kerrie F, Owner at Theatre Royal Hotel, responded to this review

Hi Ruth, Thank you for taking the time to review us and, thank you for visitng us. I am pleased it was worth your stop. We are proud of what we represent and the staff who represent us. Do hope you call again. Kind regards, Kerrie

Devizes, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 October 2016

We stayed in a cottage across the road from the main hotel. We had a back room, which was very quiet and were surprised at how comprehensively furnished the cottage was. This included a washer and dryer. We had a lovely friendly welcome on arrival and went on to have a lovely meal that evening. Plenty of locals dropped in,...

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Kerrie F, Owner at Theatre Royal Hotel, responded to this review

hi Cat, Thank you so much for taking time to review us. It is helpful for prospective guests to hear from others who have stopped over with us. We are so pleased it was a good experience for you. McEnanys cottage is a really homely place to stop over. Guests seem to appreciate having their own private facilities but also...

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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Laundry Service
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Re opened after extensive renovation on 24 Novemebr 2012Born in 1876 at the beginning of the Kumara gold rush, the Theatre Royal has been lovingly restored and now features six themed rooms with adjoining ensuites. Five rooms are upstairs whilst one accesible room is located downstairs Each room is unique, featuring a blend of Victorian decor and antique furnishings, while featuring all the modern amenities you would expect from a great hotel. The hotel includes a great restaurant and cafe, with your favourite West Coast brewed beers as well as a fine selection of wines and spirits ... more   less 

Additional Information about Theatre Royal Hotel

Address: 81 Seddon Street, Kumara, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > West Coast Region > Kumara
Price Range: $104 - $168 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Theatre Royal Hotel 4*
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