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Reviewed 27 February 2016 via mobile

Accommodation was in courtyard, very quiet, small but spotlessly clean and warm. In the main building staff very efficient and friendly. Pleasant Orchard restaurant, menu choices not a lot different from the A La Carte restaurant menu. Starters - soup very good but small, salmon good value for money. Main - sirloin steak was good value at approximately £20, the...

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The_Speech_House, Owner at The Speech House Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Meryl N Thanks for leaving a review on your stay with us recently. It was good to know your thoughts on your room and I am glad you found it warm and spotless. I was also pleased to read that you enjoyed your food and were well looked after by my team throughout your stay. I have passed on...

Swansea, United Kingdom
Reviewed 23 February 2016

The best walking holiday ever. Comfortable accommodation at the Cottage, innovative dining experience with Service Excellence. The team at the Speech House know the meaning of TLC! This is a dog friendly hotel with fantastic walks in the Forest of Deane. Look out for the wild boar that live in the woods. Poo bags and dog towel in the room.

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The_Speech_House, Owner at The Speech House Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Thwaites 1066, Thank you for leaving a review of your recent stay with us at the Speech House. I am so pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us and that you had a fabulous walking experience. I have passed on your very gracious comments to all of my team who enjoyed looking after you during your stay. We...

Reviewed 21 February 2016 via mobile

U visited the speech house this afternoon for a celebration.we were in a lovely room the food was fantastic especially y sandwiches which were to die for.lovely friendly attentive staff very enjoyable time.would highly recommend

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The_Speech_House, Owner at The Speech House Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Angie Many thanks for taking time to leave a review on your recent visit to the Speech House. I am extremely pleased to read that you had a great celebration and that you enjoyed your food. Thank you also for your comments on how well my team looked after you and your party. I have passed on your comments...

Letchworth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 February 2016 via mobile

Just returned from a two night break here with my girlfriend from a group on voucher.All I can say is this hotel was literally perfect. We stayed in a four poster bed room. The rooms were a great size and spotless. The food provided was exceptional and the service very friendly. We ate in the orangery both nights and the...

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The_Speech_House, Owner at The Speech House Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Gentle 1910 Thanks for taking time to leave a review on your recent stay with us. I am delighted to read that you both enjoyed your time and meals with us and that you found everything to your satisfaction. Glad you managed the Sculpture Trail Walk which does indeed pass by our front door and enjoyed the views of...

wales
Reviewed 18 February 2016 via mobile

We recently stayed at the hotel and chose a courtyard room to take our dog. The hotel is in the forest providing lots of dog walking areas . The hotel also has a very large field which is very useful ! We had an evening meal which was fabulous ! The staff in reception and restaurant first class ! Very...

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The_Speech_House, Owner at The Speech House Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Demidrawers, Thanks for leaving feedback on your recent stay with us at Speech House. I am so pleased to read that you all had a great stay with us, enjoyed your meals and were well looked after by my team throughout your stay. I have passed on your very kind comments to all the team and we all look...

Bristol, United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 February 2016

Stayed 2 nights in Feb dreadful weather,but the hotel was faultless superior suite was just that,had dinner both nights really really nice food very good service both nights,the breakfast buffet was excellent ,all the staff were very friendly you would be hard pushed to find fault with this hotel we throughly enjoyed our stay 😀😀

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Dear Billysdad, Thanks for taking time to leave a review on your recent stay with us. I am delighted to read that you had a very enjoyable stay with us and that my team looked after you very well throughout. I have passed on your very kind comments to all my team and we all look forward to welcoming you...

Broad Hinton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 February 2016

Stayed two nights in the main hotel room 3, What a spacious room with a Queen bed that was massive. All staff were welcoming and friendly. Ate in the Orangery and restaurant, the food was a good choice and well presented and tasty. Breakfast was a good choice and cooked well. It was nice to stay in a hotel that...

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The_Speech_House, Owner at The Speech House Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Sarah B, Many thanks for leaving a review on your recent stay with us. So glad to read you had a great stay with us and that you were well looked after by my team. I have passed on your very kind comments to all my team. We all look forward to welcoming you back again soon. Best wishes...

Malmesbury, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 February 2016

We were given a Groupon one night stay for Christmas and went this weekend, we stayed in a courtyard room which was clean, tidy and pleasant, the food both for our evening meal and breakfast was really excellent but what made our stay was the staff, every member of staff we met were lovely, willing to help and seemed actually...

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Dear Shirley H Thanks for leaving feedback on your recent stay with us at Speech House. It was great to read that you had a really pleasant stay and that my team looked after you very well throughout. They are a great bunch and we are very proud of their dedication. I have passed on the feedback and we all...

Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 February 2016

Our stay here was prepaid via Groupon by our daughter as a combined birthday gift so it wouldn't have necessarily been our choice to be in the Forest of Dean. However for the money paid it was certainly value for money which included breakfast and a "cream tea".(The description by Groupon was a little misleading ... turned out to be...

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The_Speech_House, Owner at The Speech House Hotel, responded to this review

Dear 909 Elaine, Thanks for taking time to leave a review on your recent stay with us. My apologies for the delay in responding but I have just returned from a short break over seas. I am delighted that your daughters foresight brought you to stay with us at the heart of the Royal Forest of Dean. I am delighted...

Billinge
Reviewed 2 February 2016 via mobile

Spent a night at The Speech House in Coleford on Saturday with my family. We were well looked after by the staff and I thought that the accommodation and meals were excellent for a 3 star venue. I would have no hesitation in recommending this hotel for any family wishing to stay in the area.

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Dear Andy L Thanks for leaving a review, sorry for the delay in responding but I have been out of country for a couple of weeks. Delighted to read you were well looked after by my team and that you thought you had good value for money. I have passed on your comments to my team and we look forward...

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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Family Rooms
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Formerly built in 1669, as a Hunting Lodge for Charles II the Speech House sits at the heart of the Royal Forest of Dean.The main house has 15 bedrooms including three antique four poster beds.The remainder of rooms are situated in the Courtyard and Cottage.The hotel is home to one of only two Verderers Courts in the UK and is used as the main restaurant for the hotel.The hotel offers a wide range of room type to suit all budgets, and is pet friendly in the Courtyard rooms, subject to availability.The Orangery is open to non residents for morning coffee,aftrernoon teas, and bar lunches and evening meals.Free Wi Fi is available to residents for 1 hour during their stay and then it is subject to a small charge.There are approximately 253 miles of walking and cycling trails on the doorstep of the hotel. Speechhouse is an ideal venue for touring the Wye Valley,Gloucestershire and the Southern Cotswolds and South Wales. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Speech House Hotel

Address: Speech House Road | Speech House, Coleford GL16 7EL, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Gloucestershire > Forest of Dean > Coleford
Price Range: $110 - $235 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Speech House Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 35
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The Speech House Hotel Coleford, Forest Of Dean, Gloucestershire
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“First and second floors had creaky floorboards: choose second floor room if a light sleeper!”
 of 5 bubbles 47JAKMAK, 25 Jan 2017 | Read review
“We had the bridal suite.....four poster bed, etc,etc,......fabulous, full of history”
 of 5 bubbles Jesica1134, 8 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Choose room number 2, the executive suite, for a huge 4 poster bed!”
 of 5 bubbles juliab481, 7 Nov 2016 | Read review
“There are rooms in main building and I believe annexe type rooms outside”
 of 5 bubbles 936b0b, 30 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Top floor on front had lovely view of the forest, we were in Room 10”
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