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The Checkers

Certificate of Excellence
Broad Street, Montgomery SY15 6PN, Wales
The Checkers
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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126 reviews 126 reviews
108 hotel reviews
100 helpful votes 100 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have stayed and eaten at The Checkers 6 or 7 times in the last 15 months. I cannot recommend it too highly. We usually stay in Agen, which overlooks the beautiful village square, but have never been bothered by noise from the street. The room is fairly small, but very comfortable and beautifully decorated. The bathroom is down a... More 

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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8 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I bought a special overnight stay for my husbands birthday. We stayed in the Agen room which was lovely, beautiful furnishings and lovely super king sized bed with a free standing bath in the bathroom(which was a bit of a challenge when I washed my hair !!). We appreciated the tea and coffee making facilities and also the hand made... More 

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81 reviews 81 reviews
18 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

We came here on a two day midweek DB&B break. The Checkers is an old coaching inn that has been refurbished in a French theme throughout. Light, airy and very comfortable. Our room was in the annexe, which is accessed across the roof terrace. Lots of nice touches, homemade biscuits, L'Occitane toiletries, bottled water and soft white towelling robes. Friendly,... More 

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Knutsford, United Kingdom
16 reviews 16 reviews
13 hotel reviews
90 helpful votes 90 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

We have just returned from two nights at the Checkers and loved everything about it - the amazing food, the superb village location, the friendly & professional staff and the cosy & comfortable accommodation were all first class. I'll start with the food. On our first evening we ate from the a la carte menu and on the second, brought... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

We ate the 6 course tasting menu with a group of friends. The food was excellent, the mint dessert was the only dish not finished. A corked bottle of wine was replaced without drama, service was attentive but not intrusive. Planning to return early next year.

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Buckinghamshire, United Kingdom
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63 reviews 63 reviews
42 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

This is a very professionally run operation. The restaurant food and the wine list are top notch. If we had any comment on the food it would be that the portions seemed a little large and some had too much creamed sauce, but that's nitpicking. The staff know their stuff. The rooms are very well presented and the bathrooms very... More 

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Fairfield, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

We stayed at The Checkers for five nights, September 3-7, 2014. The Checkers service was fantastic, as was a meal we hosted for 24 people. I can honestly say the food offered at the dinner was amazing and received rave reviews from all our guests. In addition, all the breakfasts were outstanding too. I cannot say enough about the hospitality... More 

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60 reviews 60 reviews
11 hotel reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014 via mobile

...the ambience is not what you expect. THE FOOD COULD NOT BE FAULTED, but the surroundings left a lot to be desired. The rear dining room, whilst cleanly decorated was extremely noisy to the point of not being able to hear my wife's comments who was sitting opposite me. The bare wood tables, knife, fork and two spoons, plus napkin... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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36 reviews 36 reviews
9 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

We dined on a Saturday night but we were not staying over. The restaurant is split into two and we were in the back. It’s nicely decorated and welcoming without being pretentious, however unfortunately for us there were two groups in there and both were noisy which made conversation very difficult. The food was truly exceptional. Generous portions without being... More 

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Ramsbottom, United Kingdom
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54 hotel reviews
119 helpful votes 119 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

This is a review of the Checkers accommodation, not the restaurant. On arrival we were shown to our room, it was lovely, just be carful of the low entrance to the bathroom, at least in the room we had, the bed was comfortable, the bathroom well appointed with good shampoo/soap etc. the sleep quality was good. The cookies, ahhhhh, say... More 

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