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Newcastle-under-Lyme, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

A good stop off point if you are walking canal side. Friendly pub , with nice atmosphere. Deals to be had so keep eyes open for specials boards and other notices advertising forthcoming events. Parking available - always appears to be busy with locals and visitors.

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MitchellsofLanc, Manager at The Royal Hotel, responded to this review

Hello Michael T Thank you for your lovely review. You are so right about this being an ideal spot if you're walking on the canal, boats and barges often pull in here too! Great advice to other guests to check out our offers and specials. We always try to keep things exciting as we have so many local regulars in...

Blackpool, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

We booked to stay for New Year's Eve 2016, on the strength that entertainment ( Black and White Ball) would be on, therefore something a bit different. When we arrived we found out there would just be a Disco! During the night it unfolded that the Assistant Manager who had ran the place for a while, had found out he...

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St Helens, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have just returned from a short break at the Royal Hotel. We will not be revisiting The Royal. Bearing in mind that you only get what you pay for.The room was basic. We booked a double room but we were in a family room with a double bed and two bunk beds. We thought that the bunks should of...

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Lancaster, United Kingdom
Reviewed 10 December 2016

For a pub lunch - perfect. Although the staff were very busy with Christmas parties, loads of tables were 'reserved' or already full, they had plenty of time for our table - we hadn't booked - just turned up. Special mention to Natalie who is a natural hostess and very efficient and friendly with it. The young lad serving our...

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MitchellsofLanc, General Manager at The Royal Hotel, responded to this review

Hi misspicky2016, Thanks for the great review. We hope you and your friends visit us again soon. The Royal Hotel Team

Reviewed 2 December 2016 via mobile

Went with my wife for lunch. The menu choice was good and the staff helpful and friendly. Food was good quality and we received vouchers for £5 off main meals for when we return. We will definitely return.

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MitchellsofLanc, General Manager at The Royal Hotel, responded to this review

Hi Jez S, Thanks for the great review. Your voucher will be valid to use again from 9th January. We look forward to seeing you, The Royal Hotel Team

Bolton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 24 November 2016 via mobile

Visiting family locally I took advantage of sunny autumn weather to walk by canal. First visit to Royal although have driven past many times. Just there for early afternoon drink - didn't eat or stay. Good range of real ale on hand pump. Two local brews from Old School Brewery in nearby Warton. Being a Mitchell's house beer from York...

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MitchellsofLanc, General Manager at The Royal Hotel, responded to this review

Thanks for the pleasant review, hope to see you again. The Royal Hotel Team

Reviewed 11 November 2016 via mobile

We have been in before but today we were very disappointed. Me and my friend went in for a bit of lunch. We opted for the lunch menu, where you can get the mains for £6, it did not state that portions were smaller. I ordered lasagne and my friend ordered the gammon. We ordered at the bar and sat...

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Reviewed 10 November 2016 via mobile

We went to the Royal for a drink on our way to the local fireworks display in the village. The pub wasn't too busy but had a good few people sat eating and having drinks. I stood at the bar for almost ten minutes waiting to be served, whilst the landlord chose to ignore me and serve several people who...

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Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

Stayed at this hotel/pub for a couple of weeks whilst working in the Lake District, rooms are reasonably priced, good wifi Tv with Netflix and YouTube built in, food is great massive portions and A different deal in every night e.g. Fish Fridays, had a different thing every day and never a complaint. Bar staff are friendly and welcoming and...

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MitchellsofLanc, General Manager at The Royal Hotel, responded to this review

Hi deansmee, Thanks for your great review. The Royal Hotel Team

Lancaster, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 October 2016

We went, as a family, for tea 2 days ago. The Royal Hotel is currently the only pub in our village and has had some really rotten reviews lately that have gone completely against what we have always thought about it so we thought we'd check it out. It was clean and tidy, the staff were polite and efficient, it...

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MitchellsofLanc, General Manager at The Royal Hotel, responded to this review

Hi Liz L, Thanks for your excellent review and for giving us a try despite recent bad reviews. We are glad you all enjoyed your meals and look forward to seeing you again soon. If you dine with us during November and December, make sure you grab one of our £5 Reward vouchers from a member of staff. You'll be...

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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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The Royal Hotel
The Royal Hotel
Cuisines: Bar, British, Pub
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
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  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Royal Hotel is a traditional pub offering a warm welcome, good home cooked food and comfortable en-suite accommodation. Located in the small village of Bolton Le Sands overlooking the canal, the Royal Hotel is ideally situated to explore the Historic City of Lancaster, Kendal, Lune Valley and the natural beauty of the Lake District National Park. The Royal itself offers excellent dining facilities with an extensive main menu and a daily specials board, a large selection of cask ales and wines are also available to compliment your meal alongside good old fashioned hospitality. The traditional inn also boasts a large beer garden by the canal, a sports bar showing all the latest sporting events and free WiFi - the perfect way to relax after a long day exploring the local area. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Royal Hotel

Address: 27 Main Road, Bolton le Sands LA5 8DQ, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Lancashire > Bolton le Sands
Price Range: $61 - $89 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 7
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“If you are staying overnight, book ahead. They don't have many rooms and can be booked up well in advance. No personal experience of rooms.”
 of 5 bubbles 591lizl, 12 Oct 2016 | Read review
“If you stay there do not have room 3.”
 of 5 bubbles JYJT, 16 Sep 2016 | Read review
“we were at the rear so a little quieter”
 of 5 bubbles 1pontygirl, 3 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Stay at a different hotel”
 of 5 bubbles k33adr, 26 Jul 2016 | Read review
“all rooms are good and clean, could be noisy on Saturday evening as they have live music in the bar”
 of 5 bubbles tennscore, 9 Jun 2016 | Read review
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