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Farncombe Estate

4.0 of 5 Farncombe Estate, Broadway WR12 7LJ, England (Formerly Cotswold Conference Centre)
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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London, United Kingdom
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81 reviews 81 reviews
34 hotel reviews
70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Spend a wonderful Valentine's weekend here and it was perfect to explore the Cotswolds by car. Entrance to the Estate is beautiful with a view across the valley. Didn't know beforehand that renovations to the dining area took place so a disappointment. Had two lovely cooked breakfasts at main reception. Special red roses on the dining room tables Valentine's morning... More 

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London, England, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

I have stayed twice on weekend singing courses and can thoroughly recommend the experience. The accommodation and food is good if a little basic but the atmosphere and setting is fabulous relaxing and well worth whatever you end up paying!!

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FarncombeandDormy, General Manager at Farncombe Estate, responded to this review

Dear Stephen Thank you for your review for both the estate and the singing courses you have been on. You will be pleased to know that we are upgrading the accommodation this year to provide more comfort as well as giving the restaurant and bar a makeover both in terms of the look and feel and the style of food... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

Although not a typical BnB, we found Farncombe to be a good location for our visit to the Cotswolds. Rooms were nicely appointed and the breakfast was beautifully presented with helpful staff. Great base to geocache from.

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FarncombeandDormy, General Manager at Farncombe Estate, responded to this review

Dear Saskia Thank you for your lovely review. I'm so pleased you enjoyed yourself. You're absolutely right we're not a typical B and B and a great place to go exploring from! Kind regards Gillian Roe More 

Minnetonka
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

I took the Evensong Music Class over a weekend during a longer visit to Britain. I was the only American. It was a wonderful experience musically and a great cultural immersion experience getting to know my fellow singers. The instructor was fantastic and the class culminated with performing the Evensong in a Medieval Cotswold Church. No typical tourist activity can... More 

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FarncombeandDormy, General Manager at Farncombe Estate, responded to this review

Dear Katharine Thank you so, so much for your review. The aim with our courses programme is to reach out with truly individual learning experiences and I am delighted that you enjoyed your time on the Evensong Music Class. As you quite rightly say this is not typical tourist activity and the quality and dedication of our tutors make all... More 

London, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

My husband and I stayed here with our 13month old. After we eventually found the place the receptionist was polite and checked us in. Room was fine but the double bed was more like a single and a half- it was rather small. The location was nice and quiet, and the breakfast was lovely the next morning. The are numerous... More 

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FarncombeandDormy, General Manager at Farncombe Estate, responded to this review

Dear Mrs Gallagher Thank you for your review, I've had a look at your reservation and it would appear that a small double room was booked. We have decided tor review our room categories following guest feedback and this will coincide with a new booking system which will be live in early 2015. I am pleased to see that you... More 

Hertfordshire
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26 reviews 26 reviews
3 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

Although we have visited Broadway for many years this was our first stay at Farncombe Estate and cant think how we have never discovered it before! Our room was small but clean and well equipped with everything we needed at a very reasonable price which included a substantial buffet breakfast. The grounds of the estate are superb with breathtaking views... More 

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FarncombeandDormy, General Manager at Farncombe Estate, responded to this review

Dear Katy Thank you for a great review, I am delighted you enjoyed your stay with us. As you say in your review we offer great value accommodation and the estate is just beautiful to wander through! Gillian Roe More 

Manchester, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

I have stayed in the Cotswolds many times, but it is the first time I have stayed at Farncombe Estate, The room was excellent , so was the value and the Breakfast . all in all a very good place to stay. Next time I am staying in the Cotswolds I will definately look at Francombe Estate , and it... More 

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FarncombeandDormy, General Manager at Farncombe Estate, responded to this review

Dear Andy Thank you for taking the time to post your review. The team and I really appreciate the positive comments from your stay. We look forward to seeing you again in the near future. Gillian Roe More 

London, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
127 reviews 127 reviews
37 hotel reviews
99 helpful votes 99 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

Exactly what I expected. We will return. One couple had been here 3 times this year. Like a upmarket Campus. ROOMS: You get a good quality room with all facilities but without the corridors of a stuffy hotel. Big en suite bathrooms. Very modern and well thought out. Quiet. Loads of car parking nearby. And those views are fabulous! Lots... More 

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FarncombeandDormy, General Manager at Farncombe Estate, responded to this review

Dear Brianbuebird Thank you so much for your review. I love and embrace the thought of a 'non-hotel', we aim to be a venue like no other. As you say we have a huge choice of rooms available and the Cotswolds is indeed our playground. I have shared your lovely words of praise with Luke and he is delighted that... More 

London, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
12 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

I booked my hotel room through Hotels.com and paid for the room at the time of booking. Unfortunately, the receiptionist could not find my payment and wanted to charge me twice. It was really disorganised at the receiption. I had to dig out my email confirmation for the booking and approval of the payment. Finally I was allowed to leave... More 

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FarncombeandDormy, General Manager at Farncombe Estate, responded to this review

Dear Guest I am so sorry that your lovely weekend was spoiled by the confusion on check out. I will personally look into the issue with the billing and ensure that whatever training needs to happen will. We are currently upgrading our IT systems to make sure all aspects of booking and paying for rooms are seamless and I am... More 

Stellenbosch, South Africa
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67 reviews 67 reviews
7 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

perhaps the weather was slightly off putting, but the location outside of Broadway and the estate itself are excellent. This is a typical convention hotel and lacks charm. The room was comfortable and spacious, clean and reasonably well appointed. Bathroom modern and clean. The reception service leaves a good deal to be desired, though not unfriendly, it was very matter... More 

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FarncombeandDormy, General Manager at Farncombe Estate, responded to this review

Dear Guest I was so sorry to read that the weather was a little off-putting when you stayed especially as we have had the most beautiful Indian summer for many years. I have shared your comments with our head receptionist and asked her to coach the team accordingly. Many thanks Gillian Roe More 

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Address: Farncombe Estate, Broadway WR12 7LJ, England (Formerly Cotswold Conference Centre)
Location: United Kingdom > England > Cotswolds > Broadway
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Farncombe Estate 4*
Number of rooms: 89
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