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5.0 of 5 Small Hotel   |   Digbeth Street, Stow-on-the-Wold GL54 1BN, England (Formerly The Royalist Hotel)
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 5 days ago
hawkyh73 Derbyshire, UK
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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 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW

Very comfortable hotel in the Cotswolds we had a fantastic stay great food,good beer excellent staff Would go back any time highly recommended , the staff at this hotel are very friendly and helpful , It's not the cheapest hotel in town but would recommend any time , very central to gain access to the rest of the towns and... More

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Derbyshire, UK
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We went for a lunch on a busy Saturday. In fairness we were a bit late and they had held our table which was appreciated. It took them ages to take drinks orders, to bring drinks and to take food orders. However the food took forever to arrive. The young waiting on staff were lovely and friendly however the older... More

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Doncaster, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

What a beautiful hotel this is. We were warmly received, and promptly shown to our room, which was an absolute delight. Whilst retaining as well as enhancing the features and charm of a wonderful period property, the modern bathroom, decor and thoughtful adornments (eg a dressing table made out of an old fashioned sewing machine) were sympathetically designed to provide... More

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Dunstable, Bedfordshire, England
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244 reviews 244 reviews
61 hotel reviews
181 helpful votes 181 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Five of us celebrated a family occasion over dinner here last Saturday whilst staying in Stow. We were given a large round table which made conversation easy, and the waiter was happy to take a photo of us all! Just perfect food, my steak was one of the best I've had, a proper medium rare but so tender. Their cotswold... More

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed 2 nights here. We requested a quiet room and were given room 2, a superior room towards the side/back of the property. Road noise was not a problem at all. The room was charming but would not be suitable for a longer stay due to lack of anywhere to put clothes - a few hooks on the wall... More

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Hertfordshire
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16 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Booked this hotel for one night as we were visiting Blenheim Palace. What an amazing place - possibly the oldest Inn in England. So well preserved, and furnished to emphasise its age and beauty. I adore old buildings, and this was stunning. The room was decorated simply and elegantly, although nowhere to put any folded clothes, and only 2 0r... More

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Dardilly, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The hotel is in a beautiful old building right of the main square in Stow. It has been beautifully restored keeping all of the old architectural elements that makes this place so special. I would definately stay here again. I would try to get a room that is not on the road which can be loud with cars and pedestrians... More

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Leicestershire, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I booked a superior super king room for a weekend visit, the booking process was disorganised nd required several emails to clarify the booking. On arrival the check in was chaotic and slow, ending up in me just finding my room on my own. ON arriing to the room, I was shocked by the 'impact' nature, and the bed was... More

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NW England
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28 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed at The Porch House on our way back home from a holiday in Cornwall and to have supper with a friend who lives locally. We were given one of the dog-friendly bedrooms (Room 10, overlooking the external seating area at the rear of the property) and cannot fault the friendliness of the staff. The young woman who checked... More

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Oakham
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I had a meal at The Porch House on Saturday 28th June whilst on a 2 night break in The Cotswolds. I am not greedy by any stretch of imagination but the portion sizes leave a lot to be desired. I was supposed to have beetroot in my starter, well I could just about see the microscopic... More

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Address: Digbeth Street, Stow-on-the-Wold GL54 1BN, England (Formerly The Royalist Hotel)
Location: United Kingdom > England > Gloucestershire > Cotswolds > Stow-on-the-Wold
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:5 star — The Porch House 5*
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Bar / Lounge Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Suites
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Public House. Dining. Luxury rooms. Steeped in history, The Porch House is thought to be the oldest inn in England, with parts of the building dating back to 947 AD. ... more   less 
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