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Houndshill Inn

Banbury Road | Ettington, Stratford-upon-Avon CV37 7NS, England
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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York, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

My wife and I stayed for 2 nights at The Houndshill on a short trip to Stratford.The Inn is conveniently situated some 4 miles from Stratford on the Banbury Road which is not that busy / noisy. The place has been described as dated in a number of reports which is true to a point .However this is more than... More 

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Stratford-upon-Avon, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

I've been going to the Houndshill for nearly 40 years and as far as I am aware it has been run by the same family all this time. I have never had a bad meal in all that time and is always my favourite place to go, especially on special occasions - I had my 18th, 21st and 40th birthday... More 

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Cirencester, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

We stayed for one night on 28th February 2015 as we were attending a conference nearby. On arrival the hotel seemed deserted but when the landlady arrived she was pleasant enough and showed us to our room which was like stepping back into the 1970s. It was clean and the beds were fairly comfortable but the room was SO cold.... More 

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7 hotel reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

I hadn't been here for many years and wasn't sure what to expect. What I found though was a warm, inviting bar/restaurant with a roaring open fire, comfortable seating and plenty of choice on the menu and at the bar. I plumped for the vegetable lasagne and although there was a token lettuce leaf on my plate, the lasagne and... More 

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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45 hotel reviews
81 helpful votes 81 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

We stopped off here for a meal... Wouldn't want to stay here !! The bar area was cold and unwelcoming. When the food eventually arrived, the chips looked burnt and greasy. The ham, instead of being off the bone, was more like pre packed ham thinly sliced from a supermarket. When we complained, the woman behind the bar said "well... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

Stayed for 2 nights last week. Extremely friendly, welcoming, family run business. Good food and drink in the evening. Lovely open fire in the bar. Comfortable room directly above but no noise from the road or below. We enjoyed our stay and will be going back.

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London, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

Stayed here last night with family & colleagues as was attending a wedding reception in Ettington. Charmless and freezing cold best describes it. Breakfast Mon - Sat 8am - 9am Sun 8:30am - 9:00am! Check out 10am. Only consolation is that the whole hotel is so cold that you are happy to escape as soon as possible. Heating (what little... More 

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Carlton in Lindrick, United Kingdom
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57 reviews 57 reviews
28 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

After a very friendly reception, we were accommodated in a spacious room for my wife, our dog, and least importantly, me. The room was comfortable but a bit tired. There was a flat screen TV on the dresser and a very large (likely unnecessary) telephone which took most of the space on the central bedside locker. The beds were very... More 

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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20 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

Spent two nights here in late Sept. If you were to ask what lingers in my memory of this hotel, the word "Pine" would be foremost in my mind. It sits on the Stratford /Banbury road fortunately with good sight lines either way when exiting the hotel since it is a fast stretch of road. We arrived at 4pm to... More 

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Taunton, United Kingdom
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24 reviews 24 reviews
8 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

Went there to stay close for a family wedding. Some of us arrived in the evening and two the next day. We had a meal in the evening which was tasty with a good choice. Portions were generous and cooked perfectly. Next morning there were 5 of us for breakfast and we all had different requests as to what we... More 

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