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Launde Abbey

East Norton, Leicester LE7 9XB, England
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
Lorasmum Hitchin, United Kingdom
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    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Hitchin, United Kingdom
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31 reviews 31 reviews
15 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Launde Abbey is not your average hotel, it's something better - a retreat house. Set within a beautiful bowl of green valley, grazed by sheep, it offers peace and tranquility. Tastefully restored and updated, it offers a bite to eat or a drink to passers by in the courtyard restaurant, as well as somewhere to stay for those who want... More

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Ian A, General Manager at Launde Abbey, responded to this review

Thank you for your very positive feedback. It truly is a pleasure to be able to serve all people and assist them in finding space and time to reconnect with God More

Derby, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

We stopped at Launde for lunch on our way home today and had a lovely time. We chose the buffet lunch which was superb quality - plentiful, tasty and excellent value for money. It included dessert - my husband chose a fresh and healthy fruit salad and I went for the coffee cake. I'm a bit of an expert on... More

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Ian A, General Manager at Launde Abbey, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review us. It was great to read your review. Please come back any time, summer is especially good as you can make excellent use of the grounds More

Northampton, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2014

My friend and I have just returned from our stay at Launde Abbey as part of a working party helping to tidy the gardens.The area is absolutely beautiful and completely unspoilt ,the Abbey staff were excellent ,professional yet friendly and my room was very comfortable. You do not need a television, there are many local walks or you can just... More

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Ian A, Manager at Launde Abbey, responded to this review

Thank you. What a fantastic review. You all worked so hard on the working holiday and the results are tremendous, the gardens look wonderful. In a few months they will look even better when they come into flower. Thank you Ian Andrews More

London, United Kingdom
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46 reviews 46 reviews
17 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2014

We were not sure what to expect but had we given it more thought we probably would not have been close. The Abbey is a long way from civilisation, midway along a long, windy and hilly road that had room for 1 car so good luck to anyone meeting traffic coming the other way. The reception was empty on our... More

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Ian A, Manager at Launde Abbey, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We are in a remote spot which makes us ideal for a peaceful retreat and time to reflect on God without the distractions of everyday life. The road to us is a single lane but there are many passing places and this adds to the tranquillity of the Abbey. Thank you Ian Andrews More

Sotira, Cyprus
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2014

I recently attended a 3 day conference at Launde Abbey. From all points of view the facilities and service were excellent. There was a professional pervading peace throughout the building and at all times. The food was healthy and plentiful. I look forward to returning in the future.

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Ian A, General Manager at Launde Abbey, responded to this review

Thank you for your very kind words. I am delighted by your comments "..there was a professional pervading peace throughout the building and at all times. The food was healthy and plentiful..." We aim to provide an atmosphere where our guests can work while they are in meetings and totally relax at other times. I know that our Chapel was... More

leicester
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2014

Launde abbey is a unique experience. The abbey is a charming place and very friendly. Meals are well priced and generous in size. Fantastic walks are on the doorstep and other guests stop to take an interest in you. We're not religious so we didn't visit in that capacity, we just enjoy the ambience and slower pace of life at... More

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Launde, Public Relations Manager at Launde Abbey, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We are so pleased you enjoyed your stay with us and we look forward to welcoming you back again soon. There are some fantastic places to visit locally, including Rutland Water and the lovely market towns of Oakham and Uppingham, all of which are only a short drive away, so it's certainly worth a return... More

Derby
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2013

We booked a 3 night stay at Launde Abbey in July 2013 for our wedding anniversary. On arrival we were told by a member of the staff (a snarly inhospitable man) NO! we have no rooms in the Abbey for you only in the Annexe. He didn't explain why and gave no apology. He turned us away with the offer... More

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Ian A, General Manager at Launde Abbey, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments which were posted at the end of October 2013. Your booking was in August and with respects we dispute your version of events. There was accommodation for you as booked in our Stable block which consists of 19 bedrooms. I understand that a member of your party was upset that we could not accommodate you... More

Isle of Man, United Kingdom
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20 reviews 20 reviews
18 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2013

Multiple people before me have mentioned this, but this isn't a hotel, it's more of a retreat/lodging type place. It took me a few minutes to work out what was missing from the room, then I noticed, no TV! Equally no decent wifi. But if you are staying here, you're probably either at a wedding or some other event -... More

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Launde, Public Relations Manager at Launde Abbey, responded to this review

Thank you for your review and we do hope you'll come back and visit us again. We pride ourselves on our hospitability and friendly welcome and there is so much to see in the grounds and local area. More

London, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2013

I have stayed at Launde abbey twice this year, and will be going back for a few nights in June next year. once as part of a group and the last time I was there in september was solo The meals are tasty and plentiful I have only ever stayed in the main house, the rooms are good, spotlessly clean... More

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Ian A, Manager at Launde Abbey, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to give us feedback. Your comments are lovely and we look forward to serving you again. Thank you Ian ANdrews More

Leicester, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2013

Stopped off for a coffee and a cake on a cycle. I couldn't decide which cake to have so I let the lovely lady at the coffee shop decide. To my delight she came back with a mini selection of cakes because she just couldn't choose. All were lovely, particularly the macaroon. Will definitely be stopping off here again for... More

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Launde, Public Relations Manager at Launde Abbey, responded to this review

We're so glad you enjoyed your visit. We think our cakes are delicious and they are all homemade by our Chef who specialises in desserts, cakes and pastries. Why not visit our Snowdrop Spectacular in February and March 2014, take a saunter around the snowdrops in our grounds and then enjoy a cream tea in the dining room afterwards? Perhaps... More

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Address: East Norton, Leicester LE7 9XB, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Leicestershire > Leicester
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