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Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

Very good place to stay very cheap. Nice pint remember u pay for what u get. It is a cheap place to eat. Will return again when in area on business. Thanks guys for a nice evening and locals very nice too 😊

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Thank Trevor W
midlands
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

scorching hot water from taps ( no warning signs ) Husband burnt himself .Decor needs up dating , dirty marks on carpet ! Bed uncomfortable. Very noisy from road , church bells every hour all night . Wifi Crap Not worth the Money !!

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Staff early in week miss Claire is rude ignorant unfriendly. Had issues been messed about by her . Believe gabby and Henry are leaving been stay in here months should be here a year more . Myself and six contractors with me shall be looking for new accommodation because only the friendly gabby and family make this a nice place...

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Reviewed 30 October 2016

We had a really nice stay at this pub/hotel. The hotel is very comfortable and the food is really nice. The place has a real opportunity to be really good. The place needs to be scrubbed up a bit and is in need of redecoration. The place could really make a feature of its history. We overheard an American couple...

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Thank Russell C
Llanelli, United Kingdom
Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

Spent just the one night while attending a friends wedding reception. Central location.Good car park facilities and check in was easy. Had a single room 101 and whilst a little tired had TV Tea and Coffee making facilities. Nice bed overall clean and tidy. Bathroom had a bath with an overhead shower, again clean and tidy. Didn't have an evening...

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Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

Tried to give the place the benefit of the doubt. Needs some TLC, but reasonably priced and the rooms had everything you would need. However, problems arose at bedtime. We were in the town for a friend's birthday party and so did not get back until 12.30 ish. Unfortunately, the key card to our room failed and we were not...

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Thank Helen R
Reviewed 4 October 2016

When I arrived at the Black Lion I was pleased to see that there was a car park although it all looked a little run down at the back of the building. Upon check in the staff who I believe to be the acting manager and chef greeted me and I was showed to my room and made to feel...

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 September 2016

I stayed for two nights for business, the rooms are very dated and there was peeling wallpaper, stained carpet and damp patches on the ceiling but everything was clean. I went down for dinner and the lady on reception was very dismissive and disinterested. I had a tuna steak with new potatoes and seasonal veg, the tuna was tough and...

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Reviewed 27 September 2016 via mobile

This could be a beautiful place. An old coaching inn situated in a historic market town in the breath takingly countryside in the most beautiful and friendly country in the world. It is not. As an over night stay it works well at a budget price. Any longer and I would have been phoning up owners. The place needs a...

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 September 2016

Stayed there Friday to Tuesday through work . Chose it because it was reasonable and had sky sports which was ok. The food was very poor , I didn't eat the buffollo wings , because they were cold and bloody , that was my starter and first meal , and the food never got better there on . The rooms...

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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast

Additional Information about The Black Lion Royal Hotel

Address: Black Lion Royal Hotel Dyfed High Street, Lampeter SA48 7BG, Wales
Region: United Kingdom > Wales > Ceredigion > Lampeter
Price Range: £53 - £59 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 18
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“Rooms next to the road are actually quieter. A room at the back has a loud air con unit.”
 of 5 bubbles russellc680, 30 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Not accessible for wheelchairs, poor for any mobility issues”
 of 5 bubbles JanineB485, 29 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Stay somewhere else.”
 of 5 bubbles KateEvans22, 3 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Anything towards the back as this hotel is on the main street.”
 of 5 bubbles , 31 May 2016 | Read review
“Dont bother! Stay somewhere else!!”
  • BED BUG!
  • poor condition
  • fixings damaged and missing!
  • dread to think what that is? URINE??
  • More dirty sheets? Is the POO?
  • cobwebs all over the walls
  • wallpaper hanging off!
 of 5 bubbles N345WAdaniels, 27 Nov 2015 | Read review
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