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The Running Horse

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88 Main Road | Littleton, Winchester, England
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Sydney, Australia
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30 reviews
19 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We booked in advance to stay here for 3 nights. I had eaten at this pub before but never stayed there. We were welcomed with a smile and offered assistance with our bags etc. For the price, we found the rooms to be rather disappointing, being very basic with very little hanging or drawer space for travelers. The bathroom is... More 

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Ashford, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

This is an all round winner, rooms fresh and modern with good spec bathroom. .Food of a very good standard, restaurant staff are attentive and friendly. It's a great place to stay if you're visiting the Winchester area .Highly recommended and excellent value for money

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anitapeel, General Manager at The Running Horse, responded to this review

Good Afternoon A perfect 5 star review that I have shared with my staff! We look forward to seeing you again Kind Regards Anita Peel General Manager More 

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8 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

One of those places that one wishes he/she had more time and money to stay. The food is delicious and complemented by well-trained, friendly and helpful staff. They even came to the party when our little gang of 7 backpackers needed some last minute accommodation without breaking the bank. Definitely recommended.

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anitapeel, General Manager at The Running Horse, responded to this review

Good Morning larrylettuce We are glad that we could accommodate your party and that you had a comfortable night with us during your visit round the U.K. I hope the rest of your stay was as welcoming Many Thanks Anita Peel General Manager More 

High Wycombe, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

A relaxing Hotel with good food and accommodation,friendly helpful staff where customers really are important,family friendly too.The rooms are set away from the main pub with a covered walkway and small courtyard in front with picnic tables and chairs for warm spring/summer evenings etc.

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anitapeel, General Manager at The Running Horse, responded to this review

Good Morning It is so wonderful to hear that you felt welcomed, warm and comfortable with us during your stay. We are very much a traditional pub that has bedrooms attached, and I envourage my staff to be professional yet relaxed in their interaction with customers. I am pleased that this came across. Best wishes Anita Peel General Manager More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

Of a four night mini road trip around Wessex, this was definitely the cleanest, friendliest and most comfortable. We decided to end our trip in Winchester to find out more about King Alfred as he was born in my home town, but reigned from here! So went on the park and ride (£2.50 for car and any passengers) and spent... More 

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anitapeel, General Manager at The Running Horse, responded to this review

Dear Jacqueline h Thank you for your comprehensive review of the Winchester area and The Running Hore in particular. I have taken on board the feedback regarding the water pressure. The menu is continuously re evaluated. With regards to the bins, I can only imagine that the laundry bins were the ones outside your room, which would have been moved... More 

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4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

Driving in to the property induces a feeling of relaxation which stayed throughout. From arrival to departure we were made to feel at home, with all requests met with courtesy and provision. Little touches added to a very pleasant experience. From the coffee press and oat cakes to the divine duvet that encouraged the best nights sleep. The breakfast was... More 

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anitapeel, General Manager at The Running Horse, responded to this review

Dear Michael K Thank you your feedback and review, we always endeavour to provide for all our customers this type of experience, so when someone takes the time to review so positively, it is so great! I hope your trip back to London and getting back to reality was not too painful, we look forward rto seeing you again for... More 

Worthing, United Kingdom
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

Myself and my boyfriend stayed here for the weekend and we loved it. The pub itself, which we ate in on our first night has a warm and friendly atmosphere, and the food was a cut above your normal pub grub. The rooms are a good size and really nicely decorated. We paid £105 per night, which could be seen... More 

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anitapeel, General Manager at The Running Horse, responded to this review

Dear Hannah C After reading your review, it is good to read the positive aspects that you enjoyed from your stay. The quality of the food that you received at breakfast is very important, as for some it is their only dining experience at the pub. I have spoken to both by front and back of houses staff regarding the... More 

London, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

We stayed 2 nights visiting friends in the area. Simple rooms but with everything you need - good strength free wifi, clean, large room, good selection of tea / coffee etc in the room. The lady who greeted us was very friendly, the younger staff were also helpful - perhaps the young lady at breakfast the first day wasn't so... More 

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anitapeel, General Manager at The Running Horse, responded to this review

Good Morning It is so pleasing to read that you enjoyed so many aspects of your visit here to The Running Horse. We do try to ensure that our menu and ingredients are carefully thought about, and put together for our dishes. The way our staff interact with customers is very important to me, I am sorry if you felt... More 

Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

Rooms ok they have what you always expect in any hotel. Looks like they were once horse stables restaurant what is attached . Prices way too expensive for what you got. Breakfast there was hair in the food. So next morning didn't bother. !!

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anitapeel, General Manager at The Running Horse, responded to this review

Good Afternoon I appreciate you taking the time to review your stay here at The Running Horse. The rooms are indeed different to those that you find in a traditional hotel and it is clear that they were not to your taste. We have researched the area and other pub with rooms prices and do feel that our price point... More 

Whitstable, England, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015

Lovely place to stay and eat. Very relaxed and the sun was shining in the garden when I arrived - loved the window seat in the inn more though!! Great ambience, truly wonderful food and the room was decorated with soft warming and country rustic colours and very comfy. Only gripe….the framed cartoon photo of ‘Gazza' was so very much... More 

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anitapeel, General Manager at The Running Horse, responded to this review

Thank you for posting this lovely review on here as well as our Facebook page, as I mentioned it was great to hear your positive feedback on the warmth and friendly atmosphere. With regards to Gazza, I hope he did not disturb you too much!! Best wishes Anita Peel General Manager More 

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