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East Norton, Leicester LE7 9XB, England
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Launde Abbey
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Hertfordshire
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87 reviews 87 reviews
25 hotel reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Returned yesterday from a weekend retreat. The place is set in a valley surrounded by trees. There are several footpaths around the estate. Very peaceful. Food excellent, catered for all different diets. Chef cooked me scrambled eggs when I asked him. Nothing was too much for the staff. The room was small but only there for one night. Room was... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

A truly superb Abbey retreat in beautiful grounds with excellent food and first class staff. Offering both accommodation and dining with specialist events. Hoping to get on the Snowdrop Walk with afternoon tea in the next couple of weeks! Rooms only got 4 as no TV but it is a retreat so probably quite right!

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015 via mobile

I have stayed at Launde Abbey three times now and am booked in for another rest in June 2015 with a group of friends and once by myself. I find the meals are good . They do their best to cater for special diets but it is best to inform them when you book or soon after. The same if... More 

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

Thank you so much for your review and I am delighted that you enjoyed your stay here. As well as retreats we are also running special evenings, pudding nights and steak nights. For Richard III reburial we are running special events here at the Abbey. Why not stay at Launde Abbey and visit Leicester Cathedral. Their web site is http://kingrichardinleicester.com/... More 

Leicester, United Kingdom
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34 reviews 34 reviews
11 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014

Off the beaten track, but worth finding. Lovely tea room, good coffee and amazing scenery. Set in an open valley, large grounds, great views. Also a small garden plants shop. Good prices. Worth a visit.

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

Thank you for your wonderful review. Via our web site http://www.laundeabbey.org.uk/ ,which we will be updating shortly, we will be advertising Steak nights & Pudding nights. These are fantastic evenings and it would be great to see you return. More 

Leicester, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

My friend and I came for pudding night and it was great! fantastic main and 6 delicious puddings and I was surprised that I actually managaed to finish them all! lovely location, great atmosphere and the staff were brilliant. we enjoyed the break mid way to have the chapel tour!

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

Thank you for your kind words. Pudding nights are great fun and it is good to know how much your both enjoyed it. We will be layout out our new schedule for Pudding & Steak nights for 2015 shortly. If you have not already done so, please e-mail me directly at ian.andrews@launde.org.uk and I will be delighted to send you... More 

Northampton, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

I have been to Launde Abbey several times for lunch, afternoon tea and Christmas dinner. Every visit has impressed me with the friendliness and professional approach of all involved there. I do not subscribe to any belief or faith system but always feel a warmth and acceptance when there. It really is the most lovely of places to visit, to... More 

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

Thank you. It is great to hear that you enjoyed the spirituality and the clam ambiance at Launde Abbey. We are pleased that you find the Abbey a warm and accepting place. Please be assured that you and your family are very welcome here. Please keep an eye out for our Christmas programme this year. In addition to our regular... More 

Leicester, United Kingdom
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27 hotel reviews
382 helpful votes 382 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

Calling in on the off chance on the way back home from Oakham, we enjoyed tea, wonderful cakes and a chance to unwind as we wandered around the serene grounds enjoying the seclusion and also the peace of the chapel which gave an opportunity for spiritual reflection. It is too close to home to stay overnight but that might be... More 

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

Thank you for your wonderful review. Our afternoon teas are great, especially when the sun is out over the lawns. When you are here next time, pop into the office and pick up a leaflet for our pudding or steak nights - They are superb. And watch out for our Christmas & New Year's programme God Bless Ian Andrews More 

Hitchin, United Kingdom
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37 reviews 37 reviews
16 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

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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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
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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 

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Address: East Norton, Leicester LE7 9XB, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Leicestershire > Leicester
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Number of rooms: 39
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