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The Royal Ship Hotel

0.1 miles from Dolgellau centre
  • Free Wifi
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
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Queens Square, Snowdonia National Park, Dolgellau LL40 1AR, Wales
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a lovely Inn! Wandered in here on a sleety cold Saturday and were really pleasantly surprised at how welcoming, comfortable and pleasant it was. It's had a complete refurbishment since we were last here. Service was excellent and friendly. There was a great selection for lunch from the menu. Our sandwiches were excellent. We liked it do much we've...

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RoyalShipHotel, General Manager at The Royal Ship Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to leave your feedback and tell us about your experience at Royal Ship Hotel. We are glad to hear you enjoyed your meal with us and we will make sure we pass on your comments to our staff and our chefs. We hope that you will share your experience with your friends and family...

Cardiff, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lovely hotel. Pleasant staff. Perfect location to explore Snowdonia. Plenty of nice restaurants nearby. Recently refurbished modern rooms. Despite my negative remarks I would stay again just like to be as honest as possible when reviewing. Room not as big as pictures suggest. Noisy plumbing. Water pressure on shower is terrible. Room was serviced while we were out. Bed made...

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Bristol
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

After being ignored for a while at reception, we finally checked in cold, tired and hungry only to be told that as the restaurant was full and we hadn't made a reservation we would have to go elsewhere for a meal. Unfortunately there was no other pubs, bistro's or tapas bars in the town serving food and so we had...

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john098765, General Manager at The Royal Ship Hotel, responded to this review

Hello, Thank you for taking the time to leave your feedback and tell us about your experience at Royal Ship. We value our customer’s feedback and we are sorry to hear you did not enjoy your stay with us. We are a small run hotel, our reception in not manned full time, we serve the bar and reception same time...

Holyhead, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a super hotel for the price. I truley think this is great value for money. My husband and I stayed here in2016 for just 2 nights ....wish it had have been 2weeks. The staff,the rooms,the food are all excellent. A warm and cosy hotel!

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john098765, General Manager at The Royal Ship Hotel, responded to this review

Hello Thank you for taking the time to leave your feedback and tell us about your experience at Royal Ship Hotel. We are glad to hear you enjoyed your stay with us and we hope you will share your experience with your friends and family. If you didn’t book directly with us this time, make sure you visit our website...

Warwick, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Second time here and further improvements mean this hotel is even better. It did not have a dog but the ones here were not a problem. Only problem was the bathroom, can't think why they have to be across the corridor. Ok for a bloke but not great for my sister, staying in another room. Great walk down near the...

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RoyalShipHotel, General Manager at The Royal Ship Hotel, responded to this review

Hello, Thank you for taking the time to leave your feedback and tell us about your experience at Royal Ship. We are glad to hear you enjoyed your stay with us and we hope you will share your experience with your friends and family. If you didn’t book directly with us this time, make sure you visit our website and...

Kendal, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed one night with our dog and were happy with our room, found the staff very helpful and friendly. We left a charger behind and they posted it the next day! The dinner in the hotel was the christmas menu and was enjoyable.

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Thank you for taking the time to leave your feedback and tell us about your experience at Royal Ship. We are glad to hear you enjoyed your stay with us and we hope you will share your experience with your friends and family. If you didn’t book directly with us this time, make sure you visit our website and book...

Farnham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

It is my Wife Vicki's birthday on 30th Dec so I decided to take her to The Ship in Dollgellau to celebrate and also stay for New Year's Eve. The hotel is very well designed with a warm welcoming contemporary feel. We have stopped here before on several occasions after long and stunning walks, for drinks, coffee and supper and...

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Thank you for taking the time to leave your feedback and tell us about your experience at Royal Ship. We are glad to hear you enjoyed your stay with us and we hope you will share your experience with your friends and family. If you didn’t book directly with us this time, make sure you visit our website and book...

Brecon, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

From the minute we drove up to The Royal Ship I was instantly impressed, we parked the car in the hotel parking area and went to check in. I was just as pleased when we stepped inside, the hotel is decorated perfectly and finished to high standard with a modern feel. We stayed in room 110 which is just as...

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Thank you for taking the time to leave your feedback and tell us about your experience at Royal Ship. We are glad to hear you enjoyed your stay with us and we hope you will share your experience with your friends and family. If you didn’t book directly with us this time, make sure you visit our website and book...

Dalton-in-Furness, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 January 2017

We stayed only one night as a last min booking late on a sat night. staff were very helpful and friendly. The hotel itself decor wise was lovely. Our room was a double with separate bathroom but provided in out room were dressing gowns to use to go to and from bathroom. Only one problem was the window wouldn't stay...

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Thank you for taking the time to leave your feedback and tell us about your experience at Royal Ship. We are glad to hear you enjoyed your stay with us and we hope you will share your experience with your friends and family. If you didn’t book directly with us this time, make sure you visit our website and book...

Talybont, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 January 2017 via mobile

Living in barmouth we visited friends and decided to stay in the hotel instead of driving home! It's the first time we have been there for a few years. The transformation was amazing. Food was excellent and the staff were happy and friendly. The rooms were just like a boutique hotel you would expect in London. For me it's a...

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Thank you for taking the time to leave your feedback and tell us about your experience at Royal Ship. We are glad to hear you enjoyed your stay with us and we hope you will share your experience with your friends and family. If you didn’t book directly with us this time, make sure you visit our website and book...

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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The team offer you a warm welcome to The Royal Ship Hotel, Dolgellau. The Royal Ship Hotel is an early 19th century Coaching Inn, in the heart of the old Market Town of Dolgellau. We are ideally situated to explore the beauty of North and Mid Wales. Located in the picturesque Snowdonia National Park. The Hotel is surrounded by mountains, rivers and fishing lakes and is only a few minutes drive from the coast of the Irish Sea. It is the perfect place for a relaxing holiday or short break. The Hotel offers 23 bedrooms. There are 17 en suite rooms and the remaining 6 rooms have private allocated bathrooms. You can choose between Single, Double, Twin or Triple rooms. Some of our rooms have an attractive view over the Town Square and the Cader Idris Mountain Range. All rooms are well equipped with tea & coffee facilities, TV and local tourist information. We can cater for large groups and families. Pets welcome.Surrounded by Mountains, Rivers, Lakes and the Seaside, you are spoiled for choice with the activities this stunning landscape has to offer. Walking, Biking, Lake & River Fishing, Wild Water Rafting, Canoeing, Hill Climbing, High Adventure Parks, Trekking, Golfing, Bird Watching, atmospheric native Welsh Castles and the magnificent Edwardian World Heritage Castles. So whatever your interest or passion for the outside world involves, The Royal Ship is the place for you.This historic Coaching Inn has 23 individually furnished bedrooms, a residents bar, public bar with games room and a restaurant. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Royal Ship Hotel

Address: Queens Square, Snowdonia National Park, Dolgellau LL40 1AR, Wales
Region: United Kingdom > Wales > North Wales > Snowdonia National Park > Dolgellau
Price Range: £59 - £100 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Royal Ship Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 23
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