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Marwell Hotel

Thompsons Lane | Colden Common, Winchester SO21 1JY, England
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Brockenhurst, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Nice hotel, great staff and excellent food. We stayed over the bank holiday weekend and visited the zoo . Plus points ; we had an executive family room which was lovely, bit cramped as there were 5 of us. The staff were excellent as was the breakfast. We had a lovely meal in the restaurant on the first night which... More 

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

This is a quirky hotel. Very much based on a wildlife theme. Appropriate bearing in mind the Zoo is on the same site. Bathroom decor a little tired looking. However we chose to have dinner in the hotel. It was exceptional. We chose the set menu. Good selection of starters, main course and desserts. All dishes were very tasteful well... More 

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United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Firstly, the staff are lovely. Very kind and patient and polite. The waitresses at breakfast work their socks off and nothing is too much trouble. But boy does the hotel need updating. As explained previously, it is set up like a game lodge in decor, on stilts and lots of wood. But it's sad and the outside is grubby. The... More 

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Polegate
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Food AM-A-ZING! We had a three course evening dinner included in our half board package, which worked out very reasonable for fine dining. It is soo fine! Hoorah for the chef! Also had our nine-year-old daughter with us who is mega fussy and she enjoyed her food, too. The service was also superb. The hotel itself apparently makes sens if... More 

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Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Stayed earlier this year, hotel is in good location, handy for south coast towns, next to Marwell Zoo.Room was comfortable and clean, food was very good. All round a good hotel offering value for money. Am staying again later this year.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

My wife and I stayed here for Bank Holiday weekend. Its next door to the zoo, which is great. The rooms are very tired and need decorating. The staff are great and friendly. The sauna was awful and extremely cold as it has air conditioning. Still can't work that out. The jacuzzi water wasn't very appealling, but worked well. The... More 

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Uckfield
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This hotel opposite the entrance to Marwell Zoo is perfect for those with children wanting to either get into the Zoo first thing or somewhere to relax after a day in the zoo which we did. Family room had large double bed plus bunk bed and a pull out single. Good size for what we needed and a nice touch... More 

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London
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The hotel had mixed reviews and was quite cheap so we weren't expecting much but we're so pleasantly surprised. The staff were all incredibly friendly and helpful and check in was a breeze. The food in the bar was decent, nothing amazing but we'll cooked standard pub fare. Our daughter loved the free activity pack and her swim in the... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 103 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This isn't like any normal hotel, themed on a Safari Park Hotel: long glass corridors, wooden construction and lovely woodland views from every room. It's an interesting experience, and just like anywhere there is the good and the not so good. The good: plenty of car parking, free games area for kids, large rooms. The not so good: some of... More 

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Ipswich, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Superb family hote in great surroundings in woodland next door to marwell zoo, great breakfast and loads to do for children. We stopped for one night and found the pool was excellent. Staff very friendly

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