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

Wi-Fi
Parking

On-site parking

Luggage storage
24-hour
Food/ Drinks

Bar/ Lounge area

Restaurant

Sports activities

Cycling

Canoeing

Fishing

Horseback riding

Golf course

Breakfast
No pets allowed

Overview

White Lion Royal Hotel is a 4-star traditional property offering an airy accommodation steps away 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 10 minute walking distance from the hotel. The venue is located 284 km from London.

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

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

Rooms

White Lion Royal Hotel provides 26 guestrooms appointed with climate control, a wardrobe, multi-channel television, a balcony and high ceiling for a pleasant stay in Bala. The rooms come with en suite bathrooms with a bathtub, guest toiletries and a shower along with an electric kettle, coffee/tea makers and a dishwasher.

Eat & Drink

Guests can have breakfast in the breakfast area every morning. A popular on-site restaurant serves dishes of regional cuisine. The venue is set next to a railway station and just 100 meters from Y Cwrt (the court house) and Plas-Yn-Dre with a broad selection of dishes.

Services

The conveniences such as a storage room and a newspaper stand are offered on site.

Relax

Guests can choose from canoeing, horse riding and sailing available on the premises.

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

  • Wi-Fi
  • On-site parking
  • No pets allowed
  • Luggage storage
  • Gift/Newsstand

Sports & Fitness

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

Dining facilities

  • Breakfast
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/ Lounge area

Meeting facilities

  • Meeting/ Banquet facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying

Room facilities

  • Dressing area
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • 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. 
  • There are no extra beds provided in a room. 

Pets

  • Pets are not allowed.

How to reach hotel

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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

White Lion Royal Hotel photos Room
Single Room
  • Room size:

    120 sq. feet

  • Max occupancy:

    1 person

  • Bed type:

    1 Single bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • Bathtub
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  • General:Work desk
  • Dressing area
  • Wardrobe/closet
  • Fax machine
  • Telephone
  • Upper floors accessible by stairs only
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels
  • Guest toiletries
  • Toilet
  • Bedding:Linen
  • Dining:Coffee/tea maker
  • Media:Satellite TV
Room Description:

Each room has satellite TV, tea and coffee making facilities, and an en suite bathroom.

White Lion Royal Hotel photos Room
Family Room
  • Room size:

    155 sq. feet

  • Max occupancy:

    3 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Double bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • Bathtub
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  • General:Work desk
  • Dressing area
  • Wardrobe/closet
  • Telephone
  • Upper floors accessible by stairs only
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Towels
  • Guest toiletries
  • Toilet
  • Bedding:Linen
  • Dining:Coffee/tea maker
  • Media:Satellite TV
  • Wake up service
  • DVD player
Room Description:

Each room has satellite TV, tea and coffee making facilities, and an en suite bathroom.

White Lion Royal Hotel photos Room
Executive Double Room
  • Room size:

    165 sq. feet

  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Double bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • Bathtub
    • + More
  • General:Work desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Dressing area
  • Wardrobe/closet
  • Telephone
  • Upper floors accessible by stairs only
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels
  • Guest toiletries
  • Toilet
  • Bedding:Linen
  • Dining:Coffee/tea maker
  • Media:Satellite TV
  • Wake up service
  • DVD player
  • Radio
Room Description:

Large room with handmade furniture and a sitting area.

White Lion Royal Hotel photos Room
Double Room Four Poster Bed
  • Room size:

    155 sq. feet

  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Double bed

  • Check Prices
  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • Bathtub
    • + More
  • General:Work desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Dressing area
  • Wardrobe/closet
  • Telephone
  • Upper floors accessible by stairs only
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels
  • Guest toiletries
  • Toilet
  • Bedding:Linen
  • Dining:Coffee/tea maker
  • Media:Satellite TV
  • Wake up service
  • DVD player
  • Radio
Room Description:

Each room has satellite TV, tea and coffee making facilities, and an en suite bathroom.

White Lion Royal Hotel photos Room
Double Room
  • Room size:

    155 sq. feet

  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Double bed

  • Check Prices
  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • Bathtub
    • + More
  • General:Work desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Dressing area
  • Wardrobe/closet
  • Telephone
  • Upper floors accessible by stairs only
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels
  • Guest toiletries
  • Toilet
  • Bedding:Linen
  • Dining:Coffee/tea maker
  • Media:Satellite TV
  • Wake up service
  • DVD player
  • Radio
Room Description:

This double room features a electric kettle, tea/coffee maker and DVD player.

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What's nearby

Tourist attractions

  • Bala 4x4 Off Road Site2.1 mi

Popular areas

  • City Center1000 ft

Amusement

  • Urdd Gobaith Cymru3.9 mi

Parks

  • Bala Lake1.5 mi

Local attractions

  • River Tryweryn3.5 mi
    Snowdonia National ParkWales
  • Rug Chapel10.1 mi
    Off A494, Corwen
  • Caerau Uchaf Gardens4.2 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