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Carnarvon Arms

Winchester Road | Whitway, Newbury RG20 9LE, England
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Ranked #15 of 19 Newbury B&B and Inns
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week 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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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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 2 weeks ago

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 2 weeks ago 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 2 weeks ago

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 2 weeks ago

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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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Yes the rooms are small but clean, comfortable with a good shower. We didn't spend much time in the room. Staff were friendly and attentive, food was good but menu very limited. Didn't like the stuffed birds and creatures in the bar but it was otherwise comfortable. It seemed to us they were either gearing up for a refurb or... More

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Fareham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed using a living social voucher. True what others say about the place needing some tlc and just a few little touches like real flowers and candles would have added a nice touch in the bar area which was fairly dark and bare in comparison to the restaurant. The room was nice, fairly small, very comfortable bed and soft bedding,... More

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

Our stay at the hotel on 17th October 2014 was supposed to be a lovely last minute booking after seeing a offer on Groupon, but was very disappointed with the outcome of our stay from the minute we walked in the door we should have walked out again. We had visited the bar in the summer after a lovely visit... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

On Thursday evening I found it necessary to book accomodation for Saturday night, unfortunately I did not have the luxury of time to read reviews, I should have found the time! I booked online through a presumably reputable booking agency, unfortunately, my booking had not been received at the hotel, despite my having had confirmation email. Therefore no room booked... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

First impressions were not good. The sign outside makes it looked shut. Very dark interior, need a torch nearly. Rooms very small. Only nice touch was a bottle of water in the rooms. Bed was very soft as were the pillows but I did sleep ok even though our room backed onto a very busy main road. No double glazing... 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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