White Lion Royal Hotel - Bala

High Street, Bala, United Kingdom, LL23 7AE  show map
 4 stars
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White Lion Royal Hotel - Bala

Free Wi-Fi
Free parking
Luggage storage
Late check-in/ -out
Food/ Drinks

Bar/ Lounge area

Restaurant

Sports activities

Cycling

Canoeing

Fishing

Horseback riding

Golf course

Overview

White Lion Royal Hotel is a 4-star venue positioned about 16.6 km from Bodelwyddan Castle, Lake Vyrnwy and Llandudno General Hospital. Since 1752, it has been hosting guests in the heart of Bala.

The city center is about 10 minutes on foot. 107 km to Blackpool.

The hotel features beautiful location with proximity to a national park and lakes.

Guests can reach White Lion Royal Hotel by car from Chester airport in 55 minutes.

Rooms

White Lion Royal is a traditional hotel offering airy rooms including Executive Double Room, Double Room and Suite. They are fitted with an electric kettle and coffee/tea makers as well as private bathrooms with a bathtub, a hairdryer and a shower.

Eat & Drink

There is a breakfast area for guests to enjoy their meal. The popular on-site restaurant specializes in regional cuisine. Serving an array of dishes, Y Cwrt (the court house) and Plas-Yn-Dre are just 100 meters away.

Services

The conveniences such as a free car park and a storage room are offered on site.

Relax

The hotel's activities include canoeing, horse riding and sailing.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

Free public parking is possible on site.

Year renovated:   2007.  Number of rooms:   26.

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Facilities

General

  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Free parking
  • Luggage storage

Sports & Fitness

  • Canoeing
  • Horseback riding
  • Cycling
  • Golf course
  • Fishing

Dining facilities

  • Restaurant
  • Bar/ Lounge area

Meeting facilities

  • Meeting/ Banquet facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying

Room facilities

  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Dressing area
  • Ironing facilities

Media

  • AM/FM alarm clock

Policies

Check-in

  • from  1 pm

Check-out

  • until 07:00-11:00 

Children and extra beds

  • All children under the age of 3 may stay free of charge when using existing bedding. 
  • Maximum capacity of cribs in a room is 1. 

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Hotel Address:

High Street, Bala, United Kingdom, LL23 7AE

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City Center
  • Bala
    1400 ft
Airports
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  1 pm
  • Check-out:
    until 07:00-11:00 
  • Year renovated:
    2007
  • Number of rooms:
    26

Rooms and availability

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Size: 155 sq. feet
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    How to reach hotel

    hotel White Lion Royal Hotel - Bala Bala location
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    Hotel Address:

    High Street, Bala, United Kingdom, LL23 7AE

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    City Center
    • Bala
      1400 ft
    Airports
    Hotel information
    • Check-in:
      from  1 pm
    • Check-out:
      until 07:00-11:00 
    • Year renovated:
      2007
    • Number of rooms:
      26

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    What's nearby

    Tourist attractions

    • Bala 4x4 Off Road Site - 2.1 mi

    Popular areas

    • City Center - 1000 ft

    Amusement

    • Urdd Gobaith Cymru - 3.9 mi

    Parks

    • Bala Lake - 1.5 mi

    Local attractions

    • River Tryweryn - 3.5 mi
      Snowdonia National ParkWales
    • Rug Chapel - 10.1 mi
      Off A494, Corwen
    • Caerau Uchaf Gardens - 4.2 mi
      Snowdonia National Park, Bala LL23 7LGWales
    Hotel information
    • Check-in:
      from  1 pm
    • Check-out:
      until 07:00-11:00 
    • Year renovated:
      2007
    • Number of rooms:
      26
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    White Lion Royal Hotel Reviews

    Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at White Lion Royal Hotel

    Average guest rating

    7.6out of 10
    Fabulous
    Based on 166 reviews

    Rating by category:

    Rooms
    8.0
    Service
    10.0

    Guest reviews

    • Older travelers
      4.6

      It was well located for our needs and the breakfast was alright. The shower was good.

      Very tired, tatty and scruffy. No remote control for the TV and one could not be supplied when asked. The furniture was falling apart and tired. The window frames were filthy with mold and the paintwork was flaking off inside and out. The window catch was in danger of falling off and so the window could not be closed properly. The curtains were too thin to keep out light and were not properly hung and did not fit.

    • Older travelers
      7.4

      This hotel was convenient for our stopping off point on our journey through Wales. It was on the main road of our route and provided everything we needed for an overnight stay.

    • Older travelers
      7.4

      Location,parking .Staff friendly and helpfull .Weather !.Character of the building,nicely restored.

    • Older travelers
      7.0

      Location very good food good room good size

      room could do with better attention to detail as regards cleaning

    • Older travelers
      10.0

      great hotel, walked around and we thought it was the best in Bala town centre, good food helpful staff and great room if a bit noisy ( at the front)

      no complaints at all a great stay

    • Older travelers
      9.2

      Friendly staff (all very busy) The old coaching house theme attracted me to book.The rooms and food were very good

      Can be noisy late at night on the carpark. under the rear bedrooms

    • Group of friends
      8.8

      Comfortable, retained it's character and ideally located.

      The evening meal was disappointing, the lamb was tough and overcooked with hardy any vegetables. Definitely not value for money. In contrast the breakfast was excellent. However the tables were sticky even after cleaning

    • Group of friends
      8.2

      The staff were very friendly and helpful, I lived in Bala for the first 9 years of my life so I knew the hotel very well. It is still the nicest in Bala

    • Couple
      7.8

      Power shower was brilliant! Bathroom clean. Staff friendly. Food good.

      On the high street so a bit noisy.

    • Single
      8.8

      This hotel is very well presented,good location.

      Food in bar not brilliant.

    • Single
      3.8

      There was absolutely nothing that I liked at this hotel except the look of the actual building from the outside. Inside, it was the worst 4* establishment that I have ever tried to sleep in, and I have travelled around the world twice during my lifetime. I have had better service and staff politeness at a 2* hotel. I was in room 301 and the toilet was actually situated in the bedroom almost at the foot of the bed - disgusting, and both windows were frosted glass because of this so there was no way of viewing the outside, allbeit the carpark at the back, without opening the window, in the rain on this particular evening. The mattress on the bed had more lumps in it than Snowdon mountain, and there was no mattress cover, this is not 4* status. As a Welsh person I felt shameful for visiting guests from other countries who might experience such horror. There was no toiletries except a small bottle of shampoo, no hair conditioner, and the small bar of soap supplied had to be sufficient for the shower also, and no shower cap. A female guest should not have been allocated a room like this. You get better value at youth hostels etc. for quarter of the price. From what I have seen on tv this room was not much better than a prison cell. Anyone thinking of booking a single room at this hotel needs to make enquiries first.

    • Older travelers
      7.4

      Good location to tour n Wales

      Bed Hard, pillows terrible

    • Older travelers
      9.2

      Lovely hotel, a little oldy worldly, but with character. Staff were very friendly and helpful, meals and service very good. Would certainly stay there again, and maybe take my lap top as wi fi was available.

    • Older travelers
      8.2

      Good location and parking - easy to find in the centre of Bala . a lovely old building.

      Our room was on the third floor. There is no lift and we had no offer of help with our luggage.

    • Older travelers
      3.8

      The breakfast was acceptable

      There was alot of street noise eminating from groups of youths drinking and cars sounding their horns until 2 in the morning. the evening meal service left alot to be desired taking longer than 30 minutes to serve for each course.

    How to reach hotel

    hotel White Lion Royal Hotel - Bala Bala location
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    Hotel Address:

    High Street, Bala, United Kingdom, LL23 7AE

    Get directions
    City Center
    • Bala
      1400 ft
    Airports
    Hotel information
    • Check-in:
      from  1 pm
    • Check-out:
      until 07:00-11:00 
    • Year renovated:
      2007
    • Number of rooms:
      26