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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 #5 of 27 Hotels in Northampton
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 5 days ago
Adam T Milton Keynes, 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
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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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 5 days ago NEW

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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60 reviews 60 reviews
13 hotel reviews
111 helpful votes 111 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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
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44 reviews 44 reviews
10 hotel reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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7 reviews 7 reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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
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26 reviews 26 reviews
5 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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14 reviews 14 reviews
6 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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

London
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52 reviews 52 reviews
16 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed for only one night in September and were very impressed with this hotel. In fact we wished we had known about it years ago as we occasionally have to stay in Northampton and previously we have stayed in chains thinking they were better value but we won't any more. The bed was very comfortable with top quality sheets,... More

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

Dear Mich, Many thanks for your kind review. As a family-owned business we try to ensure that we give exceptional customer service and quality in every regard. I am really pleased that now that you have found us you will be a regular visitor and we look forward to seeing you again soon. Kind regards, David. More

Grimsby, United Kingdom
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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

Dear John, Many thanks for your kind review and for awarding us full marks. Very much appreciated by the whole team. Opulence is a great word to describe The Hopping Hare and I am very pleased you enjoyed your stay. We hope you can visit again in the not too distant future. Kind regards, David. More

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

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

Dear P.U.F, Thank you for your review and for recommending The Hopping Hare. The Hopping Hare was previously a Manor House and our en-suite bedrooms are all individually designed and of excellent quality but our bedrooms are of differing size and dimensions, with several very large rooms and some smaller rooms. Please request a larger room when you next book... More

Douglas, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

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

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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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