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3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   1 Church Lane, Stamford PE9 2JU, England
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Candlesticks
Ranked #5 of 8 hotels in Stamford
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
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22 reviews 22 reviews
19 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We stayed here for four nights and found the hotel to be beautifully quaint on the outside and centrally situated to what we needed to do in beautiful Stamford. We did, however, find the rooms to be very small (we were in no 6) and dated. The shower is not the best, either as only an average trickle if water... More

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My sister and I visited Stamford for a very short stay. Before arriving, we had researched possible places to eat and this was high on our list. A sharp shower of rain made our mind up for us, and I feel very fortunate to have been guided here by the weather. Our visit was excellent from start to finish.Professional, efficient... More

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UK
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43 reviews 43 reviews
39 hotel reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This hotel is desperately in need of a full renovation. Rooms are tiny and cluttered with giant, outdated and frankly, dirty furniture (the mirror on the dressing table clearly given a cursory wipe with a dirty rag making it even harder to see into). The bathrooms need a full refit - a working shower would have been handy. The breakfast... More

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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014 via mobile

We visit the candlesticks every couple of months the service and the food never disappoints, where else would you a three corse meal served by silver service trained staff at such a good price, here's to another 15 years!

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Stamford
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61 reviews 61 reviews
20 hotel reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2014

I suggested this hotel to my mother-in-law and her friend for a recent visit to my home town of Stamford. They requested a twin room and stayed for three nights. It was only upon badgering them to tell me (I guess they were loathe to as I'd suggested the hotel) that I found out the room was up a winding... More

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Swindon Wiltshire
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49 reviews 49 reviews
6 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2014

Our first visit to Candlesticks was in 2009 and we have cheerfully returned at least once - sometimes twice - a year since. This April's visit showed no falling in the high standards set at this small Hotel with very high standards. The service was, as usual, excellent and the food in its candlelit Restaurant, again as usual, exemplary. The... More

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Peterborough, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014

Visited This Establishment With An Open Mind For A Pleasant Evening & Some Good Food In Mind /Last Visited The Candlesticks Many Years Ago Was A Pleasant Visit Then. My I Was Very Happy This Visit As Well ~Ace /On Arriving Reception Staff Very Sincere & Willing To Please In A Natural And Courteous Manner ~ Nothing Was Any Effort... More

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Sheffield
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99 reviews 99 reviews
22 hotel reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2013 via mobile

Chintzy and jaded in appearance but clean and good location. We did not eat in the restaurant so cannot comment but the rooms were small and we were cold. I agree with a previous reviewer who said that for £70 a night I would expect a cooked breakfast. On this occasion to make our own toast in the room, suited... More

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Lincoln, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2013

Have just had a Sunday lunch family reunion for ten people. We were made very welcome, the meal was excellent, nicely cooked, lots of fresh vegetables and well served. After lunch we were given the opportunity for more time together in the bar and the exchange of Christmas presents. Would certainly recommend

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London, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
4 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2013

Stayed overnight at Candlesticks for a friend's Birthday Dinner - all I can say is WOW! Great location and very near to the station. The room was on the small side, but I would expect that for £50 a night!! And with so much to do and see in Stamford, I only SLEPT in my bedroom. Friends and I celebrated... More

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Address: 1 Church Lane, Stamford PE9 2JU, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Lincolnshire > Stamford
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Candlesticks 3*
Also Known As:
Candlesticks Hotel Stamford

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