The Royal Lodge is the place to spend a relaxing break in a beautiful setting. Built in 1876, this former royal hunting lodge is in close proximity to numerous outdoor activities such as canoeing, abseiling, caving, kayaking, golf, cycling, walking and horse-riding. The hotel is also well situated to explore the Wye Valley, Brecon Beacons, Black Mountains and the South Wales coast.
The Royal Lodge at Symonds Yat East has an idyllic setting in the heart of the Wye Valley. It is set in an area of outstanding natural beauty where the River Wye cuts a swathe through a wooded gorge on the edge of the spectacular Royal Forest of Dean. Nestled just below Symonds Yat Rock, it stands exclusively in grounds of almost 5 acres overlooking the river.
It has terraced gardens of magnolia trees and a well established wisteria. The Royal was originally built in 1876 as a royal hunting lodge and was converted to a hotel in the 1920's. The Royal Lodge is an ideal place to spend a relaxing break in a beautiful setting.
It is in close proximity to numerous outdoor activities such as canoeing, abseiling, caving, kayaking, golf, cycling, walking and horse-riding. The hotel is also well situated to explore the Wye Valley, Brecon Beacons, Black Mountains and the South Wales coast. It boasts 20 ensuite bedrooms, which are arranged to take advantage of our unique position on the edge of the River Wye and make the most of the views.
Every room faces the tranquil river. We have a comfortable family lounge where you can enjoy our real fire in winter and where you can read or play board-games.
The Royal Lodge restaurant has adequate seating for 40 people and looks out on to our well established gardens and The River Wye. The restaurant offers fine food which is locally sourced where possible. We offer a creative and well thought out menu offering local dishes and international cuisine. In addition to our restaurant menu, we offer bar snacks in our Cafe Bar and Garden Room. Most guests prefer to eat on the sunny terraces of the hotel gardens during the summer months.
Breakfast (Full cooked)
Heritage Rated from 1- 5 (low-exceptional) on historic interest
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