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Carnarvon Arms

Winchester Road | Whitway, Newbury RG20 9LE, England
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Ranked #16 of 19 Newbury B&B and Inns
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 3 weeks ago
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  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Worthing, United Kingdom
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33 reviews 33 reviews
22 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A group of 4 of us booked a 2 night stay to celebrate our wedding anniversaries arriving 1st December. Our two rooms 122 and 124 were dirty and dusty, with badly stained carpets, broken and missing light bulbs and the corridors were a hazard with rugs with upturned edges over carpets. I returned to the bar\reception but was told that... More 

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

How a famous chef can put his name to such an amateur establishment is beyond me.On booking and paying up front for Dinner Bed and Breakfast and then to turn up to find the place in total darkness is beyond words.Then on contacting the General Manager to be told I will feel better in the cold light of day leaves... More 

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My partner and I stayed here a month ago due to a groupon voucher for a stay and two three course meals for £99. The room was clean and comfortable, the meal was very nice (potted pork starter, steak main and Creme brûlée dessert) and the staff were very helpful and relaxed. I did not see any of these 'glaring'... More 

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manchester
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118 reviews 118 reviews
22 hotel reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Strange pub/restaurant - the dining area seems unfinished - a barn conversion maybe - but just lacked atmosphere. Ordered the fish and triple cooked chips and have to say it was very good - good portion of fish - delicious batter and really good chips, with fresh lemon, and marrowfat peas. Its very reasonably priced - most dishes are 12.50.... More 

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London
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5 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Basic menu your kids could make, no cheese in the whole place, No sweeteners, Boiled eggs on menu but not egg cups. Something very confusing here. Marco? Ham egg and chips, run out of fish. Really??????????

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Beaconsfield
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

Overnight stay with dinner booked via Groupon. Room was far too hot as a heater had been left on in the room for some hours. We appreciate the thought of not allowing guests to check into a cold room but a sauna? The room was very small and unfortunately the location of the hotel /pub on a road parallel to... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

Arrived for Sunday lunch , no vegetarian option, was offered two choices ... Usual boring option rissoto or tart, opted for the tart. Arrived burnt , no flavour and just disintegrated into a crumbled mess. It was served with peas and red cabbage very odd choice. Ice cream was a meagre portion and served with a teaspoon I would expect... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014 via mobile

We were really looking forward to our stay. Unfortunately the rooms were tired and the although the restaurant area was pleasant it really lacked any atmosphere. The staff were lovely but the service was lacking. We were at least expecting good food although this was at most average. The food was bland in taste and the breakfast was luke warm... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

Utterly disappointed. Stayed there for my bf bday weekend and was not what we were expecting. The pictures in the website is deceiving, its nothing like what it shows in the pictures. Food, for a gastropub is terrible. Not a lot of choice, if you are vegeterian, stay away as you are likely not to get any dinner!. There is... More 

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Newbury, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

Some of the reviews do seem rather harsh, but I must agree that in general the overall experience is poor, which just doesn't make sense. It’s a great property, in great location and in an affluent area, why it is being left to a slow and public decline I cannot understand. MPW was a regular visitor when the property was... More 

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Address: Winchester Road | Whitway, Newbury RG20 9LE, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Berkshire > Newbury
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Number of rooms: 23
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