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ROYAL HOTEL Employer Reviews

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Bookkeeping only
Bookkeeper (Current Employee), Ponoka, ABJanuary 6, 2014
Pros: work at own pace and own time except month end
Cons: no benefits/no advancements
Work one day a week, and end of month
Data Entry
Prepare Payroll and submit remittances
Prepare monthly GST report and remittances

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Restaurant experience
General Manager (Current Employee), Durban, ZNJuly 17, 2014
Pros: learned a lot
Cons: long hours
The lodge had only a small aount of rooms. I was handling more the restaurant side and Le domaine is a residential area. We have done events like happy hour every Sat and was very busy. Also we had movie nights and weddings. We were a young crowd who achieved a nice outcome from the residense. We also got to cater for the old age home that was challenging – more... at times. The hardest part was the long hours of work and no sleep. I enjoyed the residence and listening the the old folks. – less
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productive and very fun
bar person (Former Employee), TipperaryJuly 12, 2014
I really enjoyed working at the Royal Hotel, I learned all the skills i have now to work behind the bar, I was also put in different sections to learn more and more skills ex. nightclub and reception
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A sad place to work
Head Chef/Assistant Manager (Current Employee), Ullswater the lakesJuly 8, 2014
Pros: live in and free food
Cons: remort location, every long hours
from breakfast to the end of dinner service working most of the time and when busy having to serve food and even work the bar.
Since been there I have learned that you need staff but good balance of staff that know their jobs and can work together when the pressure is on. Sadly we don't have that today and that makes the job hard, The best part of the – more... job is days off – less
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Very busy, interesting, cosmopolitan
On Call All Departments (Former Employee), Nottingham, ENGJuly 4, 2014
Pros: learning experience
Cons: stressful
A great place to work. 4 restaurants, 4 bars, 350 bedrooms and 300 staff. It was like one big family. I enjoyed going to work, Not only was I being trained in Hotel Management, but it kept me from partying too much at weekends with my college friends. I worked in pretty much all departments, even laundry, where I carried out a time and motion study. – more... I could get a phone call at 5pm to cover a shift at 6pm but I enjoyed that; plus the on call pay was higher than regular pay. I learned how to deal with staff and customers as well as how to work under extreme pressure. The most difficult part of the job was working in the kitchens as, apart from the production kitchen, they were all too small and extremely busy.The most enjoyable part of the job was parading around the Hotel in either a morning suit or a Tux when doing duty management. – less
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Great Team
front of house Team Leader (Current Employee), scunthorpeJune 18, 2014
Good Team, brilliant customers

During my time here I have been in full liasion with guests new and olf including all wedding couples.

I feel my time here has been well maintained however i would like to focus more on great customer service
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Exciting, friendly, enjoyable.
Work Experience (Former Employee), CorowaMay 14, 2014
Pros: great people
Cleaning, preparing food and waiting.

I learned different techniques of preparing food.

Management was lovely.

The co-workers were friendly and supportive.

The hardest part was the fast pace.

The most enjoyable part was the working environment.
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Hotel Manager Mansfield Hotel (Former Employee), managerApril 18, 2014
answer before
 Rostering.
 Bar Service.
 Management of Beverage/
 Keno, Pokies and TAB Handling.
 Gaming
 Cash Handling Operations.
 Stock control duties.
 Functions.
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flexible and enjable place of work
Cellarman (Current Employee), Singleton, NSWApril 12, 2014
Pros: flexibility
Cons: hours
I have a great management team who are easy to approach with work issues. A team oriented environment with flexibility and where I can learn different skills and keep my skills up to date
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Enjoyable place to work,
Chef (Former Employee), South Grafton, NSWMarch 3, 2014
Pros: good work life balance.
Cons: comfortable job, i need a bigger challenge.
Great bosses, happy work environment, fellow staff all pleasant, close to home and kids schooling. The menu is nice whilst simple ( steak/schnitzel ,daily special ) but provides little challenge for a Chef with over 25yrs experience. Hours are smallish for a chef, 30/40hrs, i am comfortable with 45/55hrs or more per week.
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easy going
Waiter (Current Employee), scarboroughFebruary 25, 2014
Pros: graet staff
would recommend to any1. great place to meet new people
great management
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typical country pub
Bar Person/Cook (Current Employee), Cook, SAFebruary 2, 2014
your day is made up of customer service,cleaning,daily tab and keno ,poker machine operations.How to deal with customers
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New expierence
Breakfast Waitress (Former Employee), Fraserburgh, SCTJanuary 26, 2014
Start early hours so had the rest day free.Friendly staff.The hardest part of the job communication with manager.
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royal hotel
Chef to cover absenteeism and holiday (Former Employee), avonmouthJanuary 24, 2014
it was a great person to work for,but management changed, learned how to deal with awkward customer, making sure staff knew what was expected of them and learnt to talk to reps from different companys
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Fun Workplace
Bartender (Former Employee), BlenheimJanuary 21, 2014
Pros: free dinner and lunch
Cons: late nights
Get to know the regulars as they make your job easier and will look after you..

TAB Sales

Pokie machine operator
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Great place to work
Head Cook (Former Employee), Lava Hot Springs, IDOctober 17, 2013
Pros: dicounts on meals
Cons: not enough breaks and no lunch break
Preparing and cooking food
How to cook and clean
Managers were awesome and treated you well
Co-workers made it a fun shift
When we would get a lot of orders at once it was very stressfull
Working with my co-workers
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Royal Hotel
Night Porter (Former Employee), Walsall, ENGOctober 1, 2013
Pros: free lunches
Cons: long hours
I enjoyed working at Royal Hotel as all my colleagues were great to work with and we worked as a team.
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loved it
Housekeeper (Former Employee), Bideford, ENGAugust 20, 2013
Pros: near home
Cons: altho i loved it i was jus cleaning
Was here for a year it was my first proper job, staff were lovely to work for
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bar attendant
Customer service (Former Employee), Torres StraitJuly 25, 2013
set up the pub for the day than when finished shift cleaned up and stocked the fridge for the next shift than early in the morning would clean the pub ready for the day
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Enjoyable, productive and fun workplace
Waitress (Former Employee), UllapoolFebruary 27, 2013
My typical day at work was basically just serving customers, clearing and setting tables, washing dishes, working the till, setting up for breakfast, lunch and dinner and also talking to customers and guests, telling them about Ullapool and the many things to do there.
It helped me to become a much more confident person when talking to people and also – more... helped improve my french and spanish when talking to foreigners. However, there were hard parts of the job, for example when it got very busy and there was not enough staff working at that time, although I think that it helped me to get used to a busy working environment and that I am certainly equipped to work in one now. – less