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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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  • 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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Newark, California
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16 reviews 16 reviews
7 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I adore this place. It has some merit to its claim of being the oldest inn in England, but even if it's not quite THE oldest, it's wonderfully quaint. The town is utterly charming with antique shops galore, but the inn itself is just as delightful. Exposed rustic beams and stone lend a great vibe to the place, and the... More

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Cleethorpes, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Just returned from this place and cannot recommend enough. The inn oozes character and quality. We stayed in room 6 and it was beautiful. The attention to detail, cleanliness and luxury was apparent in every area....a real treat!

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Lincolnshire
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4 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We stayed at the Porch House as part of a wedding party last weekend and had a fantastic time. Accommodation was quirky as befits the style of the building. Meal for family and friends and attention to detail by staff was first class so thanks for a great stay and we hope to be back.

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Oslo, Norway
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed here for two nights and had a perfect stay at this beautiful and cosy pub in the Cotswolds! Perfectly modernised and beautifully decorized, lovely food, very good service from a smiling and helpfull staff. It is the "oldest inn in England" centrally located just a few minutes from the market square and a great wxperience just to be there.... More

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huddersfield
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7 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A one night break in the journey from Cornwall to Yorkshire.Perfectly modernised "oldest inn in England" Solid service from a young smiling team.Food and drink all you would wish in a no chintz setting.Bed linen and bathroom great.Decor our personal favourite style for this type of stay.Perfect for a couple of nights in the Cotswolds.

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Nantwich, United Kingdom
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16 reviews 16 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

WE booked on line without any difficulty. On arrival we had a very small delay, but passed the time in the lovely garden with a very nice pint of real beer. Our room was excellent, clean and very comfortable. A fantastic selection of hot drinks were available including a coffee maker. The Porch House in very centrally located just on... More

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Bath, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

en-suite bathroom was very small and sink miniature with a shelf above made it impossible to shave without making a terrible mess, so I didn't. Many bugs around due to humidity which were not cleaned and dived into our drinks. Bed and linens were very comfortable. Breakfast was very good but only one person serving, the same person who also... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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Doncaster, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks 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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61 hotel reviews
187 helpful votes 187 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

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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Address: Digbeth Street, Stow-on-the-Wold GL54 1BN, England (Formerly The Royalist Hotel)
Location: United Kingdom > England > Gloucestershire > Cotswolds > Stow-on-the-Wold
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Hotel Class:5 star — The Porch House 5*
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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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