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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 #3 of 27 hotels in Northampton
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars reviewed yesterday
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Gloucester, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

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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Lytham Lancashire
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16 reviews 16 reviews
6 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I've just got back from a lovely stay at this hotel. This was for my youngest daughters graduation and we had a superb evening meal in the restaurant. The food was beautifully presented and cooked to perfection. I was surprised that the restaurant wasn't packed as the food really is outstanding. The staff are very friendly and helpful and the... More

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

Dear Julia, Many congratulations to your daughter on her graduation and thank you for a very complimentary review. The team is very pleased that you really appreciated the quality of service and food and in particular we are delighted that you really enjoyed your visit. We hope you can visit again soon. Kind regards, David. More

Sheffield, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed one night, good welcome from staff, room was excellent but very hot during the night. We ate in the restaurant, the food was very good (salmon and hake mains) also the wine at a reasonable price, but we then ordered the cheese board 6 cheeses, a total disaster!! platter looked nice but each cheese was only approx. 3cm by... More

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

Dear PJ, Thank you for your feedback and for complementing good food, an excellent room and a warm welcome. We try very hard to deliver excellence in all areas. The cheese board you were served was not acceptable and the portion sizes were wrong and too small. The member of staff has been trained and I would fully expect for... More

Weymouth, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed for 2 nights, but unfortunately in two different rooms. On arrival we were told our room number was 8. On entering room 8 we were less than happy. Although the room was well equipped and clean, it was dark and very noisy. The window looked right onto the kitchen extractor fans and trunking and we found the noise... More

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

Dear Janice, Thanks for your review and I am pleased that you were well looked after by the team. The kitchen extract unit is a necessary evil, does drone a bit and can be heard in a few of the rooms. The fans are of course switched off when the kitchen team finish cooking which is normally before 10pm mid-week... More

Peterborough, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Hopping Hare was recommended to me so I took the lady wife away for the weekend and we stayed 2 nights, what can I say it was excellent! On arrival we were given a very warm welcome and given our room which is known as "the flat". This turned out to be a fully contained suite at the top... More

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

Dear Rob, Thank you very much for a fabulous review, the team really appreciate it. A warm welcome, excellent customer service and outstanding food are our priorities and I am pleased we delivered on both. We look forward to seeing you and your wife again soon. Kind regards, David. More

Bunbury, Western Australia
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30 reviews 30 reviews
17 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed 4 nights to visit family who live nearby. Our room was large, well presented, comfortable and clean. Most of the staff were efficient and friendly. We ate in the bar area several times. There was an extensive range on offer and all the meals we had were really nice. We asked for room service one night and although... More

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

G'Day WM, Good on you sport and many thanks for your recommendation. It's a long way from Australia but we are very pleased you chose to stay at The Hopping Hare. The team read all reviews and they are really pleased with your feedback. We look forward to seeing you again on your next visit. Kind regards, David. More

Worcester, United Kingdom
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34 reviews 34 reviews
19 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

Received a very warm welcome on arrival and having been booked in we were offered assistance taking our luggage to our room which was on the first floor. Our room, number 3, was well equipped, very well prepared and nicely decorated. We had lunch in the bar area, the food which was freshly prepared, was well presented and very tasty.... More

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

Dear Friday, Many thanks for the positive feedback. The team has a strong culture of delivering excellent customer service, really trying to be helpful and get immense satisfaction when customers enjoy their visit and have fun. It is great when our efforts are recognised. We look forward to seeing you again soon. Kind regards, David. More

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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

A pub worth visiting especially if you are looking for an over night stop to visit Silverstone.The style and ambience of the bar and restaurant first class. Staff all very helpful. Rooms very good with opening windows! Food all excellent

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

Dear Jo, Thank you very much for your kind review. Our staff read all our reviews and we all really appreciate it when the team's efforts are recognised. Excellent food and outstanding customer service are our highest priorities and I am pleased we delivered on both. Regarding Silverstone, there is a park and ride service at nearby Sixfields stadium for... More

Cwmbran, United Kingdom
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27 reviews 27 reviews
13 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

I have stayed here quite a few times over the last few months for short stays on business. Staff are really friendly. Excellent service. Every room I have stayed in has been excellent. Although they are not large, they are very nicely decorated in a modern style, and the en-suites are great. TV, tea/coffee facilities in each room. Food -... More

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

Dear Tim, Many thanks for your kind review. Our staff are really friendly and helpful and I am pleased to say this is the culture within the team. It is great when this is recognised by our guests. We look forward to seeing you again soon. Kind regards, David. More

Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2014

We booked a Dine & Stay package, as part of an Anniversary treat. From the initial greeting when arrived all the staff were welcoming and friendly, where nothing was too much trouble. Thanks for arranging the bubbly and Roses in the room on our arrival. The room was loverly, although the bed was a little firm for our liking. As... More

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

Dear Ricardo, Than you for your very complimentary review and for choosing The Hopping Hare as your anniversary treat. The team really do care and want all our guests to have a great time when they visit and it is very pleasing when our efforts are appreciated. We 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*
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Bar / Lounge Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Wheelchair access
Hotel Style
#2 Luxury Hotel in Northampton #5 Family Hotel in Northampton #8 Romantic Hotel in Northampton
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
When my family bought the Hopping Hare in 2006 our aim was to create an escape from the hustle and bustle of everyday life, somewhere just a bit different. A place to dine, stay or meet up and relax with friends, family or colleagues. We didn't want it to be stuffy, intimidating or over the top. We set about creating luxurious rooms, a subtle, sophisticated bar with a great selection of quality drinks and a restaurant offering some of the best food to be found in Northampton. As a family owned and operated business, we set the standards on service, value for money, atmosphere and personality. No detail has been overlooked in creating a hotel, restaurant and bar in Northampton with an individual blend of 21st-century chic, high standards and a laid back friendly feel that we are sure you'll begin to notice as soon as you step inside. We've got to know some of our guests well because they come back time after time. In fact, 2010 saw the completion of an extension to the hotel to meet increased demand for accommodation from a growing clientele. My team and I would love to welcome you to stay for brunch, lunch, dinner or just a drink. Once the Hopping Hare is on your radar we guarantee you'll be back. David George, General Manager ... more   less 
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