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The Chapter House

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9-13 St. Johns St, Salisbury SP1 2SB, England (Formerly The Lazy Cow)
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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London, United Kingdom
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25 reviews 25 reviews
5 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This was a great little find on lastminute.com. My friend booked this as a treat for us after me being out of the country for a long, long time. She had booked a twin room but when we got there we were in an Executive double. We tried to get the bed separated but the staff told us the cleaning... More 

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Guildford, United Kingdom
4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Enjoyed a two night stay at the Chapter House, lots of character, good selection of wine beers and spirits and very welcoming and friendly staff. We dined in the restaurant and the food was well cooked and very tasty. Breakfast was superb, a really good selection of cooked dishes to choose from. Our room was spacious with a big bathroom,... More 

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Colchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Crooked here applies to the architecture, not a right angle in the place and full of medieval character and just over the road the grand cathedral and its grounds. Staff were jolly and went out of their way to make our stay: - . relaxing, friendly, and with great service, fine food, super kindess & a great bar.

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53 reviews 53 reviews
25 hotel reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Following the closure of the Lazy cow (not before time) a group of six of us decided to give the new Chapter House a try. Décor wise not much has changed, the service was fast and the waitress attentive and very pleasant. The food however was a bit of a let down, while the starters were acceptable the main course... More 

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Horsham, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

From the friendly greeting we had when we arrived to leaving the next morning, the staff particularly Stephanie couldn't have been more helpful. We arrived early and ate lunch - good sandwich, fresh bread, crisp chips and delicious olives. We then checked into our room early. The room was very large and a little quirky due to the age of... More 

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Farnham, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I visited The Chapter House Hotel and Restaurant last night. The room was just lovely, beautifully decorated, we stayed in Room 2, not the biggest of rooms but filled with character and fantastic choice of colour and not over crowded with unnecessary pictures. The staff were lovely, so friendly and the manager was so helpful. Our evening... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have just returned from a wonderful stay at this hotel. The room was cosy & the bed was so comfy. The food was to a very high standard. The service & hospitality at this hotel was outstanding we look forward to returning & recommending you to our family & friends.

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Sao Paulo, SP
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12 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This hotel is apparently a VERY old house: the floors are uneven and the ceiling is very low so you feel like you're in a medieval wooden three-story house. The staff was very nice and friendly. The food and wine at the hotel restaurant was excellent. It is extremely close to the beautiful Salisbury Cathedral. So unless you get the... More 

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Salisbury, United Kingdom
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62 reviews 62 reviews
26 hotel reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This place has recently changed hands and been renamed. But I think the tripadvisor reviews have stayed for the old place (called the Lazy Cow) which is why I think there might be so many poor and terribles. Because this place is really nice and well worth a visit if you are in Salisbury. We went for Mother's Day and... More 

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Woking, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

We booked The Chapter House for my wife's birthday and a short city break to Salisbury, Our experience was pleasant and there is nothing really to knock about the place. It is a beautiful quirky old building that has been renovated recently and they have made the bar and restaurant area, a nice place to rest for a pint or... More 

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