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Lainston House Hotel

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Woodman Lane | Sparsholt, Winchester S021 2LT, England
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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
    4.5 of 5 stars
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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Such a lovely place excellent setting good food but service constantly lets this place down,possibly due to being understaffed ? I have expressed my opinions before but no improvement has been noted sadly :(

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Four Marks, Hants, UK
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42 reviews 42 reviews
12 hotel reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Set in the beautiful Hampshire countryside, Lainston House is a truly remarkable hotel and restaurant. The cooking is worthy of a Michelin star and the hotel rooms are of a very high standard with great attention to detail, The staff are friendly and attentive

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Winchester, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We decided to come here for dinner as a big treat after they managed to feed me a lovely afternoon tea (suitable for coeliacs which was also dairy and nut free, and free from some fruits too) on a previous occasion. We gave them 2 hours notice when booking a table and listed my many allergies, which didn't phase them.... More 

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25 reviews 25 reviews
6 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited the hotel for afternoon tea after being given it as a gift for my birthday. We booked online in advance and were able to specify dietary requirements. When we arrived the waiter knew of this and asked if we wanted to sit outside where we had a lovely view of the gardens. We were given a wide selection... More 

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Alex R, Manager at Lainston House Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Juliawoolia, Thank you for taking the time to review your Afternoon Tea at Lainston House and for posting such a lovely picture of our Avenue of lime trees. I was very pleased to read that you enjoyed the experience and that you were able to make the most of the lovely sunny day. I have shared your kind words... More 

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139 reviews 139 reviews
34 hotel reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited Lainston House for a second time for a family lunch with an aging relative. Lovely setting on a nice spring morning and a nice ambiance in the Lounge for pre lunch drinks and excellent Olives and nuts. Wide Ranging Menu but we stuck with a set 3 course Lunch menu with over choices on all 3 courses. Happily... More 

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Alex R, Manager at Lainston House Hotel, responded to this review

Dear johnwetherill, Thank you for taking the time to review your recent lunch at Lainston House. I am glad that you enjoyed your meal and that you were able to take advantage of our set lunch menu. I look forward to welcoming you back to Lainston House. Best regards, Alex Robertson Hotel Operations Manager More 

Reading, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

if you want a good night sleep, choose home. For a really *really* good night sleep, Lainston House deserves all considerations. Only once before I actually have been so impressed with a hotel service - and that was outside the UK. Rooms are spacious, very clean. Staff is friendly and professional. Attention to details throughout. 10 minutes taxi drive from... More 

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Alex R, Manager at Lainston House Hotel, responded to this review

Dear FredMauclaire, Thank you for taking the time to review your stay at Lainston House. It was great to read that you enjoyed your stay and particularly that you noticed the high level of service that you received from the team. I look forward to welcoming you back to Lainston House in the future. Best regards, Alex Robertson Hotel Operations... More 

London, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Best hotel we have stayed at. Ticked all our boxes for peaceful and beautiful setting. We had warm sunny weather so sitting outside on the terrace with a sublime view and a cocktail to match was wpnderful. Our room was by far the largest we have stayed in. Particularly liked the bathroom with the double walk-in shower and horizontal water... More 

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Alex R, Manager at Lainston House Hotel, responded to this review

Dear denrh, Thank you for taking the time to review your recent stay at Lainston House. I was very pleased to read that you enjoyed your stay and honoured that you consider Lainston to be the best hotel that you have stayed. I must say that I agree that when the sun is shining there are very few places that... More 

UK
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26 reviews 26 reviews
7 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I don't know if it's ok to put a review for somewhere I haven't stayed up I'm pretty amazed that I rang up this hotel whose website says that they are dog frienndly but that they make a small additional charge. However, I'd like to point out that the 'small additional charge' is £50 , which to my mind is... More 

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Alex R, Manager at Lainston House Hotel, responded to this review

Dear janevdp, While I am of course disappointed that you have deemed Lainston House worthy of a "terrible" review without having visited the property I would like to clarify our policy on accepting dogs at Lainston House. The £50 charge covers the cost of the individual bed, dog treats and bowl that are placed into every room in which a... More 

Southport
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41 reviews 41 reviews
14 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We enjoyed everything about our stay here but above all we thought the service and attention to detail of the staff was excellent. Nothing was too much trouble and they obviously treated this as much more than just a job. The grounds are extensive with plenty of lovely peaceful walks to enjoy. The food in the restaurant was good -... More 

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Alex R, Manager at Lainston House Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Neil B, Thank you for taking the time write your complimentary and constructive review of your stay at Lainston House. Feedback of this sort is particularly pleasing because our team care a great deal about delivering excellent service and genuine hospitality and so it is very gratifying when it is acknowledged. I am glad that you liked Hornbeam which... More 

Wiltshire
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13 reviews 13 reviews
12 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I stayed at the hotel earlier this year and enjoyed a lovely break. The service was excellent, as was the food and our room, a junior suite. The hotel is about ten minutes drive from Winchester and in its own lovely grounds. We can thoroughly recommend the hotel.

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Alex R, Manager at Lainston House Hotel, responded to this review

Dear RC1513, Thank you for taking the time to review your stay at Lainston House. I am pleased that you enjoyed the room, the food and the service and I hope that I will be able to welcome you back personally in the future. Best regards, Alex Robertson Hotel Operations Manager More 

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