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The Pelican Inn

Bath Road, Froxfield SN8 3JY, England
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Reading, United Kingdom
11 reviews 11 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014 via mobile

Situated a few hundred yards off the National Cycle Route 4 and about 1/3 of the way from Reading to Bath the Pelican makes an ideal overnight stopping place for those taking 3 days for the journey. The welcome was warm and we were able to store our bikes overnight in their enclosed private yard. The rooms were a good... More 

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Calne, United Kingdom
3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

Went there today with a party of 32 even though we booked for 20. There was no problem in them accomadating us and everyone was served promptly and the food was excellent. Well done Pellican, you'll be seeing us again!

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London, United Kingdom
3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

I went there with my partner last Friday for dinner. The food was amazing. Fresh Seabass, beautiful Pork Belly with Black Pudding. My partner and I absolutely loved it. The Creme Brûlée was to die for. The shared Starter was huge as were the Mains. Sorry I couldn't eat it all, but we'll definitely come back for more. We are... More 

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Camberley, United Kingdom
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37 reviews 37 reviews
15 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

My wife and I were here for one night - visiting for a friend's party at another venue, so we didn't dine here. Room was spacious but a bit spartan (not that we expected much else - this is a B&B after all) and the floorboards creaked. Cannot say we had a brilliant night's sleep as the double bed was... More 

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Chris K, Owner at The Pelican Inn, responded to this review

We are sorry the central heating was not on when you stayed. It has been remarkably mild recently and we were caught out by a cold night. It is on now. I would just like to pick up your point about potentially noisy front bedrooms. Some while ago we installed good quality secondary double glazing to the front bedroom windows... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014 via mobile

We Ordered fish and chips and the fish was bony and tasteless, peas indelible, they must hav been sat there drying out all day. Vacant staff whose only redeeming quality was that one lady offered our dogs water. Our unappetizing meal was serenaded by possibly the most depressing music imaginable. If you are passing the pelican....keep driving!

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Hungerford, United Kingdom
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

The last time here we waited nearly an hour for food, We tried again this time quicker. Had beef pie and veg. Pie was good veg only peas cold and hard Chips not potatoes they were cold and dry Was told could have had potatoes so why don't they ask Will give it a miss , Also could smell disinfectant.

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West Yorkshire
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33 reviews 33 reviews
10 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

My self and my girlfriend where visiting friends near Hungerford, we stopped again at the Pelican as we had stopped a couple of years back, the accomdation was top notch, we both had realy good nights sleep thursday to sunday, i wish i could have takem the mattress home!!!!! the breakfasts were realy good, they put a good start on... More 

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Tamworth, Australia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

Stayed for 3 nights, the standards are extremely high for a small country inn, food is superb and the service generally excellent. The rooms are furnished to a high standard and mine was huge. Main complaint was the room I was in is at the front and with all 3 windows open it was very noisy all night as it... More 

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Manorbier, United Kingdom
2 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

If your interest is in eating, please be sure to check reviews on the page for 'The Pelican Inn Bar and Restaurant'. Our experience was extremely disagreeable, and seems not to have been unusual for this place.

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Reading, United Kingdom
5 reviews 5 reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014

45 minutes for a drink food portions small except Yorkshire pudding dry,overcooked,male staff rude.the whole experience disappointing.would not recommend to anyone being in the trade myself.second time been did not think it could get worse did!!!!

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Address: Bath Road, Froxfield SN8 3JY, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Wiltshire > Froxfield
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Number of rooms: 8
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