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Hopping Hare

4.0 of 5 18 Hopping Hill Gardens | Duston, Northampton NN5 6PF, England
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 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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Hitchin, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We have just returned from a weekend stay at the Hopping Hare, where we had a lovely time, the staff were extremely helpful and considerate, nothing was too much trouble. We had a king size room which was extremely comfortable and well decorated, the only slight downside was that the heated towel rail in the bathroom had been disconnected. The... More

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

Dear Janet, Many thanks for a great review and I am really pleased that you had a fantastic experience at The Hopping Hare. Excellent food and first class customer service are our highest priorities and I am pleased you gave us top marks on both. We hope you can visit again soon. Kind regards, David. More

Sheffield, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed for the Champagne night on 30th October, had two rooms (room 10 and 18). The rooms were beautifully decorated, beds were comfortable, it was super clean as well as plenty of tea and coffee. The bathrooms were big, spotless, well maintained, nice big bath and shower. Champagne dinner was amazing, food was just beautiful, lovely staff. Nothing to fault... More

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

Dear Wine Club 2014, Thanks for posting such a complimentary review, the team really appreciate it. How wonderful to have a recently formed wine club come to our champagne dinner. The feedback we have had from other guests has also been fantastic. Please visit again soon. Kind regards, David. More

Holmfirth
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98 reviews 98 reviews
38 hotel reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Conveniently off the main road, very clean and well presented hotel restaurant. Rooms very well appointed, tea and coffee provided, modern furnishings, surprisingly quiet rooms. Very reasonably priced, food was good too. Definitely recommend this hotel.

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

Dear Windy, I am really pleased that your 100th review was of The Hopping Hare and it was such a very good one. Many thanks and happy travelling for the next 100. Excellent quality food and first class customer service are our highest priorities and I am pleased we delivered on both counts. Thanks for recommending us and we hope... More

Blyth, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed here one night to attend family funeral, wake was held here. Room was very nice, (room 3)clean and tastefully decorated, en-suite lovely, nice big bath with shower over. Needed early check-in to change for funeral after travelling, not a problem room was ready by 11 as requested. Breakfast in the morning served in bar area, full english lovely !!... More

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

Dear Chardonnay Lady, Many thanks for your kind review and I am pleased that all your arrangements went according to plan. It is great feedback that you will definitely stay again and we look forward to seeing you again soon. Kind regards, David. More

Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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33 reviews 33 reviews
3 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

We used the Hopping Hare a couple of times in the same week over our wedding celebrations, I have to say the team there are second to none. They could not do enough for us and our other guests. Doing things like reserving areas at short notice for an improtu lads drink night before the wedding for me and my... More

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

Dear Adam, Thank you very much for your kind review and in particular for taking the time to praise the team and the customer service they deliver, which you describe as ''second to none.'' They really do go the extra mile to try to ensure that our customers really enjoy their visit. We look forward to seeing you again soon.... More

Dartford, United Kingdom
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66 reviews 66 reviews
14 hotel reviews
113 helpful votes 113 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

I really cannot fault our stay, The room was very big, (room 9), well appointed, spotlessly clean and very classy. The bathroom was also very large, separate bath and shower, lovely quality. The bar was excellent, great beer and selection of drinks, including cocktails. The atmosphere was spot on and the service really very good. The dinner and breakfast were... More

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

Dear Martin, Many thanks for such a positive review and particularly for appreciating our staff who really do care and will always go the extra mile to deliver fantastic customer service. I believe we are one of the very best restaurants in Northampton and all our food is freshly prepared on a daily basis and sourced from premier suppliers. We... More

Dundee, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
46 reviews 46 reviews
11 hotel reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

Needed a place to stay enroute to London and found this place on the Internet. Great find!! A lovely hotel with very comfortable rooms and friendly staff. Not situated where you would expect but very quiet. The food is outstanding so much so we stopped to stay over on the way back from London. And will def visit again! Good... More

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

Dear Blue T, A lucky find for us as well, to have found such a great customer. The team really appreciate your review. It is a long way from Dundee to London and The Hopping Hare will be great for your stop-over en route and also on your way home for our outstanding food!! Look forward to seeing you again... More

Dukinfield, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

We stayed here on a Saturday night on the way back from Bicester. The hotel is situated in a residential area and was quite easy to find. My room was very clean and the shower was really good. We had prebooked an evening meal in the restaurant but the booking had been mislaid. However the staff found a table for... More

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

Dear Golden Oldie, Many thanks for a gold star review. All our food is freshly cooked every day by our excellent team of chefs and as such there can be a little delay between courses. However, the wait is always well worth it, as you experienced. We look forward to your next visit. Kind regards, David. More

Denton, East Sussex
Senior Contributor
29 reviews 29 reviews
8 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

The hotel is situated conveniently close to where I was working, so it was a perfect location for me. The room I had was a little cramped but very nicely decorated, with a strong shower. It was noisy some nights, but this was due to other people stomping around. The television turned itself up every time you changed channel which... More

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

Dear Nick, Many thanks for your kind review, really appreciated. Pleased you enjoyed the food, but wish you had asked for something simpler as a change and as you were staying for a lengthy period. . All our food is cooked from fresh every day and the kitchen team would have been delighted to have cooked whatever you wanted (within... More

Forfar, United Kingdom
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19 reviews 19 reviews
7 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

I stayed with colleagues at this excellent hotel for three days recently, the staff are very friendly and helpful. The hotel is clean and well run, the bedrooms are quite a bit small, but as a single occupant in a double room it was not a problem for me, a little bit of TLC is required on the maintenance side,... More

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

Dear Forfarian, Many thanks for awarding us top marks, greatly appreciated. I think this is our first review from Forfar and clearly a very fair review which I would of course expect from a fellow Scot!! Pleased the food was excellent and the staff were great. Hope you can visit 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*
Number of rooms: 19
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