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Hopping Hare

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   18 Hopping Hill Gardens | Duston, Northampton NN5 6PF, England
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Ranked #7 of 27 Hotels in Northampton
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed yesterday
John W Grimsby, United Kingdom
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Grimsby, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This former manor house was only opened in 2006. Yes it is near a housing estate, but it was there well before the housing estate!! It has been tastefully decorated with a certain degree of opulence. There are only 19 rooms and although an extension has been undertaken no attempt has been made to desecrate the building. Consequently some of... More

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Washington, United Kingdom
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3 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Stayed here for one night for a business trip. Nice room but very small. Really good food in a quite busy little restaurant. Good choice of dishes. One of the better hotels I have stayed in around that area. Would stay again and recommend it.

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Douglas, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

My husband and I stayed at the Hopping Hare last Wednesday evening and what a lovely experience. The staff were most attentative and the room was large, very clean with gorgeous spacious bathroom. The hotel lounge was most comfortable and evening meal and breakfast were both very tasty. I am usually fussy about 'greasy' breakfasts but this was very good,... More

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david g, Owner at Hopping Hare, responded to this review

Dear Anna, Many thanks for your complimentary review. We too hope you can visit us again. Attentive staff and very tasty food are what we are all about and thanks for your appreciation. Happy travelling. Kind regards, David. More

Cheshire
Top Contributor
61 reviews 61 reviews
18 hotel reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I booked this hotel with late rooms on a Monday for 3 nights starting the next day, reasonable deal to include breakfast and was particularly pleased as we had eaten here previously, on our last visit to Northampton, and thoroughly enjoyed it. The room we were given on the first night was disappointing in that it was ground floor, tucked... More

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david g, Owner at Hopping Hare, responded to this review

Dear Travel Bag, Thank you for your kind review. We have one room (room 20) which is on the ground floor and as you say, it can be a bit noisy. We do tell customers when they book but you would not realise this booking through Late Rooms. However, delighted the food was excellent and staff polite and friendly. We... More

Southampton UK
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25 reviews 25 reviews
11 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had to make an overnight stay in Northampton, and chose this place at random from the internet. It turned out to be a good choice. Although situated on the edge of a housing estate, don't let this detract from this beautiful building - the modern and tasteful décor of the bar areas, restaurant and bed rooms are to a... More

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david g, Owner at Hopping Hare, responded to this review

Dear Lis and Dave, Many thanks for your kind review, the team read all reviews and it is great when their efforts are appreciated. Excellent quality food at great value prices (as you noted) and first class customer service are our highest priorities and I am very pleased we delivered on both. We hope you are passing again soon and... More

Luton, United Kingdom
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22 reviews 22 reviews
7 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

Room was large as was the full bathroom, comfy bed, electric fan provided as weather was hot. easy to get to from junction 15a of M1. We were there for friends anniversary [not held there] so only had breakfast which was huge disapointment, We have eaten there a few times on visits to our friends & evening meals were exelent... More

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david g, Owner at Hopping Hare, responded to this review

Dear RIH, Thank you for your review and I am pleased that you enjoyed your stay and have also enjoyed several excellent meals in the past.. I will investigate what went wrong with your breakfast as normally our breakfasts are very good and we do get lots of positive feedback. We have a full team of 6 chefs in the... More

Birmingham, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
10 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

My husband and I selected this hotel from a list given by a friend as accommodation for her wedding guests. The hotel is situated on the edge of a housing estate, not a grand entrance! Although it is very close to a busy road, there is relatively little road noise, at least from the room in which we stayed. The... More

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david g, Owner at Hopping Hare, responded to this review

Dear Joan, Thank you for your review and for praising the staff. The team do really try hard to ensure all our guests have a great time during their stay. Excellent customer service and top quality food are our highest priorities and I am very pleased with our standards of both. We hope you can visit again. Kind regards, David. More

London, England, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

Lovely Hotel with great staff, very friendly and couldn't of helped more , the food was great value for money could not fault the food or service quality, would of liked to pay a little less ( £75 ) per night due to being out of town. It was nice and quiet and not your usual Hotel and located not... More

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david g, Owner at Hopping Hare, responded to this review

Dear Joe, Many thanks for your complimentary review. I am pleased that you found the team friendly and helpful and that they really do provide excellent customer service. I agree that our food is great value for money and it is all freshly prepared and cooked on site every day. We look forward to seeing you again soon. Kind regards,... More

Whittlesey, United Kingdom
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29 reviews 29 reviews
15 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

I stayed here for a 2 night break to visit family and was disgusted throughout my stay, when we arrived the receptionist was very rude and was busy on her mobile phone, when we got to our room we had to complain and change rooms as the cleanliness was so bad i ran my fingure over the bathroom sink and... More

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david g, Owner at Hopping Hare, responded to this review

Dear Tony, Very, very occasionally I have to respond to a review which I consider to be totally unfair and your review is sadly one. We have the highest cleanliness standards; all our food is sourced from excellent suppliers and is freshly prepared on site every day and we have fans available for residents. We have a 4 star Inn... More

Gloucester, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

A real surprise, Really enjoyed my stay. The staff couldn't have done any more to help. The food is superb. The room could have done with some form or cooling, even a fan. I would definitely stay again.

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david g, Owner at Hopping Hare, responded to this review

Dear Mr Ferg, Many thanks for the positive feedback. The team is really appreciative. Superb food and really helpful staff are our highest priorities and I am pleased we delivered. We do have fans for the rooms, if hot on your next visit please ask for one. We look forward to seeing you again soon. Kind regards, David. More

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Address: 18 Hopping Hill Gardens | Duston, Northampton NN5 6PF, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Northamptonshire > Northampton
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Hopping Hare 4*
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