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4.0 of 5 Guest house   |   Sherborne St, Bourton-on-the-Water GL54 2BY, England
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Chichester, United Kingdom
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36 reviews 36 reviews
12 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

HF owned house in excellent location some 200 yards from the centre of Bourton on the Water. Food quality acceptable although HF are not as generous on some of the extras they used to provide. Well managed with friendly and obliging manager

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

My third, and last HF Holiday. Cost cutting obvious (drinks for packed lunches now charged, for example), although the price charged would have covered a decent London hotel. Food quality extremely poor, they could not even cook an omelette (seriously) that was a main course. Maybe powdered egg? Locally sourced? - maybe the wholesaler is local? Fancy menu, but putting... More

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Worthing, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014

For the past three years I have gone on a walking holiday with a group of about 45 others and we have always stayed at an HF hotel - this one really was a lovely choice. Situated in the heart of Bourton on the Water and a very short drive into the Cotswolds it is ideally placed for walkers and... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2014

A very basic hotel in need of updating. Room was clean but basic, single beds, small bathroom - shower only. Run without care and attention - I would avoid unless you are on a walking holiday with HF. Evening meal was poor

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Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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7 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2014

We stayed here on a Christmas Hf walking holiday and had a wonderful time. We were allocated a room in one of the annex buildings and found it to be charming and very quiet, just a few steps from the main house. It was clean and well maintained but did not have a stand up shower over the bath, just... More

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Downham Market, United Kingdom
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21 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2013

Having read other reviews for this venue all seem to have valid comments. We stayed here for a Christmas walking holiday with Hf Holidays. It is an old house with great character but like a lot of its contemporaries it has single glazing and shows its age. None of this detracted from our pleasure but it may disappoint others. The... More

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London, United Kingdom
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11 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2013

My wife and I stayed at Harrington House in early October over a delightful sunny weekend. The Bourton village centre is heavily commercialised with busloads of tourists coming and going endlessly. The shops, cafes and restaurants are mostly the charmless kind of places you would expect to find with this transitory clientale. Harrington House stands in contrast to this soulless... More

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Toronto, Ontario, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2013

Eleven of us travelled from the Toronto area with HF Holidays. Harrington House was recommended by a friend and we were all very happy with the whole experience. From the ample delicious food, to the competent guides, the friendly staff and clean accommodations....it was a delightful week in late September. Would recommend if to anyone wanting a walking trip in... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2013

I am was the leader of a Ramblers walking weekend that has just returned from a stay at Harrington House Hotel, The party consisted of 19 people. All of the facilities at this hotel from the rooms; meals and special walkers facilities are just excellent, These include the packed lunch system for walkers to the drying rooms and kit cleaning... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2013

The place is owned by HF Holidays and most of the guests participate in walking tours of the Cotswold region. I would have given five circles except for the fact that the property appears a little "worn" in some areas and there is no curb appeal whatsoever. We combined two HF tours and stayed there for 11 nights. Our room... More

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Address: Sherborne St, Bourton-on-the-Water GL54 2BY, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Gloucestershire > Cotswolds > Bourton-on-the-Water
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Hotel Class:4 star — Harrington House 4*
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Dating originally from the Tudor period, and of considerable historic interest, Harrington House mirrors the mellow architectural style of the Cotswolds. With an enviable location in the centre of Bourton-on-the-Water, and surrounded by beautiful rolling countryside, it's not surprising that many of our guests return year after year. ... more   less 
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