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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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

A really nice place, clean, food excellent. Rooms above average and very clean. Good selection of beers. The only problem is the staff, whilst polite they're not really very quick at serving. If you're on a tight schedule make sure you allow plenty of time for breakfast. Whilst the actual meal was excellent the service was very disorganised and we... More 

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Northampton, United Kingdom
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49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My wife and I stayed at the Hopping Hare on New Years Eve. The room and breakfast cost £65.00 for both of us as part of a deal which included a New Years Eve meal, an overnight stay and a late breakfast on New Years Day. The package cost £180.00 for both of us. We had a kingsized room which... More 

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Pembrokeshire, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Had a lovely stay at the hopping hare at the end of last week from the 22nd to the 25th of January. The staff were very accommodating, there was no issue made of us needing to check out earlier then reception opened and this was dealt with swiftly. Lovely comfortable and spacious room. I was very impressed with how well... More 

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Northampton, United Kingdom
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6 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Dinner with friends was enjoyable due to excellent friendly service and good food. Some dishes were excellent but fish and puds a bit below the best but still enjoyable. Add in reasonable pricing (£150 for three courses for four including wine) and it was an enjoyable visit.

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

Dear Peter, Many thanks for your complimentary review. Friendly service and excellent food are our highest priorities and I am please we delivered. All our food is sourced from the very best suppliers and everything is made in-house on a daily basis and as you have noted is very good value for money. A great night out at a price... More 

Northampton, United Kingdom
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18 reviews 18 reviews
6 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We went here for my other halfs christmas meal with work. It is a lovely place, looks good from the outside and in. Toilets were very posh. Seats here are a little uncomfy... odd thing to say I know, but when you are sitting for a long period of time your legs go a little numb!! The food was lovely... More 

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

Dear Raine, Thank you for your review and I am pleased you found your meal to be lovely. Excellent food and first class customer service are our highest priorities. We believe that spotlessly clean and ''posh'' toilets are very important, as indeed are comfy chairs. We will check them all out. Hope you can visit again soon. Kind regards, David. More 

Northampton, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed over New Years for dinner and stay. Nice little boutique room with decent shower. The starters and main were lovely, shame about the puddings though (have eaten here before and they are normally excellent) We had venison & halibut for the mains and it was very nice. Sadly the entertainment let the evening down for us as they struggled... More 

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

Dear FT 20, Thank you for your review and I am really pleased you enjoyed your meals and visit to The Hopping Hare. Point about entertainment noted. Look forward to seeing you again soon. Kind regards, David. More 

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14 reviews 14 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Overall: great place for lovely tasty food in a relaxing location. Prices are very competitive and puddings are homemade and yummy. Food: we had the pork, fish and chips, tuna sandwich & fish finger sandwich. All were well presented, hot, and very tasty. The fish and chips did not have the largest fish or portion of chips so you may... More 

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

Dear Airon, Many thanks for your complimentary review. Our staff read all reviews and it is great when their hard work and commitment to providing excellent customer service is appreciated. Pleased you enjoyed our home made puddings. Every dish we produce is indeed prepared and cooked in-house every day. We look forward to seeing you again soon. Kind regards, David. More 

london
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18 reviews 18 reviews
6 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

the staff were amazing, so friendly and welcoming, food in restaurant wonderful, very near town centre can get a bus into town across road from hotel. room was quiet which is what I wanted, bed comfory, bathroom clean.

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

Dear Lyndy Lu, Thank you so much for posting such a complimentary review, it is much appreciated. In particular, it is great when the efforts of the team to provide outstanding customer service are recognised as they do give 100% and get a real buzz when guests really enjoy their stay with us. I am also delighted that you loved... More 

Westcliff-on-Sea, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Would like to thank the staff at Hopping Hare for a lovely stay. I booked this as a surprise for my husbands birthday. Neither of us had been before and am pleased to say we enjoyed our stay. Our room (5) was spacious and very tastefully decorated. The bed was comfy and the bathroom a good size. The dinner was... More 

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

Dear Carla, Many thanks for your kind review and for choosing The Hopping Hare as a birthday treat for your husband. Excellent quality food and first class customer service are our highest priorities and it is great that the team delivered on both counts. We also hope you can visit again soon. Kind regards, David. More 

Kettering, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is only a few miles away, we had family coming for New Year and came here to celebrate. It was a great night, done really well. Happy staff, good food and a genuine expectant air around midnight. The family all have said they had a great night. We will make it here more often.

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

Dear Jake, Many thanks for your kind review which is much appreciated by the team. I am really pleased that you and you family really enjoyed New Year's Eve and we look forward to your next visit. 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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