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The Carpenters Arms Motel

3.0 of 5 Motel   |   Old Vicarage Lane | South Marston, Swindon SN3 4ST, England
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Ranked #5 of 31 Hotels in Swindon
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

Had a lovely stay me and my friend and my little dog tia. Accomodation was lovely landlord and landlady lovely staff very nice aswell. Food was great especially the roast shall definately stay again. Went for a nice walk up the road to nightingale wood. Easy to get there.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

Booked this last minute and it was the right choice. With a superking bed and a spacious (v clean) bathroom, how can you go wrong for £70/night? And the owners were extremely gracious and kind-hearted.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

The Carpenters was recommended to us as a nice local pub serving good food ...... The food wasn't good .... It was exceptional!! Friendly welcoming staff for whom nothing was too much trouble. We felt at home and enjoyed the food so much we returned the following day for more! Definitely ignore any poor review on here for this place... More 

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Halifax, United Kingdom
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3 hotel reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

If, like me, you love watching trains go by - accompanied by a mellowing drink and delicious food - this will be your ideal pub. Actually, even if you're indifferent to trains, you can't go wrong with the nice beer garden and the cosy interior! The portions here are huge - especially the puddings. The fish and venison pies are... More 

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Chichester, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2014

Just stayed here for a couple of nights. Dave and wife Helen are great hosts and nothing is too much trouble for them. The rest of the staff we met were lovely and judging by the cleanliness and standard of the food there must be some equally excellent people behind the scenes. Thank you for a very relaxed stay and... More 

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Isle of Lewis, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2014

We stayed two nights in April while visiting our son in Wiltshire. We brought our eldely parents and our cocker spaniel. The large rooms were ideal for us, with big, comfy beds, a settee and a big bathroom. It was great to be able to bring the dog into the pub with us for breafast and other meals. The food... More 

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Gloucester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2014

We were staying in a hotel just down the road, when we popped in here for some dinner. Was greeted with a warm welcome, the service was excellent, the waitress/bar tender that was on was lovely and friendly and very helpful. Food was unbelievable, fantastic vegetarian selection and good value for money. Lovely fresh cooked veg and home cooked meal.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2014 via mobile

Visited this place because tripadvisor gave it such good reviews and I wasn't disappointed. The menu is extensive with something to suit everybody. The service is friendly, food good quality and the atmosphere is great. I just love this place and we will definitely be back.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2014 via mobile

What a lovely pub! Warm, welcoming, excellent food and dog friendly too. Our lunch was very good value, they do a fixed price menu which we thought we'd try, and were not disappointed. Lovely to get fresh vegetables, properly cooked, and a jug of gravy to go with the very tasty pie. Our dog enjoyed it too, she was given... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2013 via mobile

Recently ate here and my girlfriend a vegetarian order a dish to be told it had just finished the owner asked her whatever she fancied it would be no problem she decided on a mushroom stroganoff and it was amazing. Also we had some fantastic wine. Thanks for a great evening and gettgat sstroganoff on the menu.

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Address: Old Vicarage Lane | South Marston, Swindon SN3 4ST, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Wiltshire > Swindon
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — The Carpenters Arms Motel 3*
Number of rooms: 9
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