The Speech House

ColefordGL16 7ELColefordUnited Kingdom
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About The Speech House

Housed in a 17th century hunting lodge formerly owned by Charles II, The Speech House features a garden and courtyard. The Forest of Dean Sculpture Trail is nearby.

The hotel’s bedrooms boast classic decor and en-suite bathrooms. Rooms also include flat-screen TVs with Freeview channels and hospitality trays. Family rooms and a separate cottage are available.

Facilities at the Speech House include complimentary Wi-Fi, room service, free newspapers in the lobby and dry cleaning and laundry services. Free parking is available.

Guests can enjoy a complimentary English breakfast and dining in one of three on-site restaurants. The Orangery offers light meals, afternoon teas and Sunday roasts. The Verderers Court serves more formal meals while the Carolean offers a setting for private dining.

The hotel lies within ten miles of Tintern Abbey and the Slimbridge Wildfowl and Wetlands Centre. Gloucester Cathedral and the National Waterways Museum are within 15 miles.


Coleford, GL16 7EL, Coleford, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44(159)4822607 | Fax: +44(159)4823658 | Official Homepage

Top amenities

  • Free WiFi in lobby
  • Free WiFi in rooms
  • Pool
  • Spa
  • Parking
  • Pets
  • A/C
  • Restaurant
  • Hotel bar
  • Gym

All amenities

Hotel facilities

  • 24-hour reception
  • Car park
  • Conference rooms
  • Free WiFi in lobby
  • Hotel bar
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Pets allowed
  • Restaurant
  • WiFi in lobby

Room facilities

  • Cable TV
  • Central heating
  • Free WiFi in rooms
  • Hairdryer
  • Room safe
  • Satellite TV
  • Telephone
  • Television
  • WiFi in rooms


  • Accessible parking
  • Wheelchair accessible

Arrival / Departure

  • Check-in: 14:00
  • Check-out: 10:00

Positive Reviews

Impressive rooms.

Guests tend to be thrilled by the quality of the bedrooms in the Speech House. You’ll find they are kept spotlessly clean and the amenities are well maintained. The beds offer a restful night’s sleep and the showers are powerful.

Genuinely dog-friendly.

Dog owners speak favourably about this hotel and pets seem to be offered a genuinely warm welcome. You’ll find the pet-friendly rooms are of the same high standard as regular rooms. Plus, the dog bowl and towel are nice touches. You’ll be able to take you

Enjoyable dining.

Breakfast is on the house and guests describe it as delicious and plentiful. The choice of dining options is also impressive, with reviews indicating that both the food and service are of a high standard. The prices are reasonable too.

Negative Reviews

Noise from private functions.

Although the tranquil location of the Speech House means that traffic noise is not going to be a problem, you may find your sleep disturbed by the noise of private functions. Some guests report hearing loud music until midnight, although this is fairly in

Occasional complaints.

The Speech House attracts many positive reviews and the standards here are generally high. There are occasional complaints about infrequent issues. One or two guests waited a little too long for a cup of tea and there’s a few occasions when staff seemed p

Rating Overview

Rating trivago Rating Index ® based on 291 reviews across the web
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8.1 out of 10 based on 291 reviews