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Rated from 1 to 5, a higher number of stars indicates a better quality, range of services and facilities with an emphasis on 6 key areas – cleanliness, service, food, bedrooms, bathrooms and hospitality.

The merit score for this hotel is 79%. This helps you to compare quality between hotels of the same star rating.

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Customer rating 8 / 10
Based on 894 reviews

Impressive medieval castle once patronised by royalty

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At a glance

1 Rosette restaurant
Family rooms
Wheelchair accessible

Originally a medieval building, Ruthin Castle has been many things over the years and is now a luxurious hotel. Set in picturesque north Wales, it offers a variety of bedrooms, many of which have been patronised by royalty. In addition to dinner in the elegant Bertie's Restaurant (named after King Edward VII), guests can relax in the octagonal Library Bar. There are modern spa and leisure facilitates as well as extensive conference rooms on site.

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  • En-suite rooms: 55
  • Family rooms: 6
  • Ground-floor rooms: 13
  • Wi-Fi available
  • Freeview TV in rooms

Opening times

  • Open all year


  • Fully air-conditioned
  • Night porter
  • Lift available
  • Outdoor parking spaces: 80


  • Accessible bedrooms: 2
  • Walk-in showers


  • Children welcome


  • Croquet
  • Gym
  • Spa
  • Other leisure facilities: Thermal suite, sauna, steam room, relaxation area
  • Christmas entertainment programme
  • New Year entertainment programme


  • Minimum 24hr delegate rate (£): 259
  • Theatre-style holds (maximum): 180
  • Classroom-style holds (maximum): 80
  • Boardroom-style holds (maximum): 46


  • Holds a civil ceremony licence
  • Maximum number of guests: 140

Getting here

From Manchester M56/A55/A494.

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Nearest train station

Rhyl / Wrexham
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