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The Carnarvon Arms Hotel

Winchester Road | Whitway, Burghclere, Newbury RG20 9LE, England
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Ranked #16 of 21 Newbury B&B and Inns
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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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This hotel has been recently refurbished by Hannah and Simon, and they have turned it into a very stylish and beautifully decorated hotel. Their warmth and enthusiasm is palpable, and despite a problem with our booking through a third party website they sorted it out within minutes and we were shown to a lovely room on the first floor. Although... More 

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DOXFORDS, Manager at The Carnarvon Arms Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind review. We have recently taken over the pub after a major refurbishment, and hope to see you again soon Simon More 

Wiltshire. England
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We had a very warm welcome for our overnight stay on Sunday 26th July. Recently refurbished, this hotel/pub is definitely worth a visit. It sits next door to Highclere Castle where Downton Abbey is filmed, for fans of that TV series. Apparently the cast frequented the pub during recent filming. Our room was well positioned in the annexe with attractive... More 

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DOXFORDS, Manager at The Carnarvon Arms Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely review - hope to see you again soon Simon More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Had to take time to review our stay at the Carnarvon Arms as was excellent from start to finish. A very warm and friendly welcome when we arrived. A lovely room decorated with an eye for detail even down to the hand tied cookies!! We had a excellent meal in the restaurant and thought very reasonably priced for quality of... More 

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DOXFORDS, Manager at The Carnarvon Arms Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind review - do come again soon! Simon More 

Newbury, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

At last a return to an establishment which still retains a significant amount of character, but with a modern vibe. The food was a good standard, and there's something for everyone on the menu. The staff were attentive with a can do attitide. We thoroughly enjoyed our visit.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We came for an anniversary dinner having read a good write up in Out & About Magazine. unfortunately the table was unstable and candle wax spilt all over my husband. We chose scallops and Tiger Prawns, the Tiger Prawns needed de-shelling and we were only given paper napkins and NO finger bowl: I needed many more paper napkins: surely proper... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The food was great, the hotel having recently opened after a major overhaul. The bedroom was tastefully furnished, but was separated from a very busy road by just a wall-it was like sleeping on the side of the M1! It never went quiet all night long.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The room was great with clean facilities and comfortable bed. The location was great, right next to Highclere Castle, near Stonehenge and Winchester. The locals we met were fantastic and welcoming, the food was excellent, and the staff was even better. Can't be a better place within miles and miles..

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DOXFORDS, Manager at The Carnarvon Arms Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your fantastic review - do come and see us again soon Simon More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stopped here on a whim and were treated to one of the best meals of our trip. The staff was extraordinary. Nudging us to the best choices on the menu, and ensuring that the dietary requirements of one member of our party were met. All four of us had the Sunday Roast Beef dinner and as the food hit... More 

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DOXFORDS, Manager at The Carnarvon Arms Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind review, delighted you had a super Sunday roast Simon More 

Kingsclere, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Recently returned to an attractive pub/hotel I was hopeful we had a decent pub on our doorstep. The refurb is impressive but the food was ordinary and the service lacked the professional touch. It was disappointing that the menu was restricted on a Sunday to mainly roast dinners and I could have had a better one at home! The starters... More 

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DOXFORDS, Manager at The Carnarvon Arms Hotel, responded to this review

I'm sorry to hear you found your visit disappointing - we did have a few small teething issues when we first re-opened but I'm glad to say these have now all been ironed out. Do hope you'll give us another try. Simon More 

South Wales, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautifully decorated inside and out, very clean rooms with comfortable beds and en suite bathroom, with lovely hot shower. Staff and landlord very friendly, happy to help and to book taxis. Free meat platter given to us by landlord as we had to wait ( 30 mins on race day) for taxi... Enjoyed by all. Lovely seating areas to sit... More 

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DOXFORDS, Manager at The Carnarvon Arms Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you! So glad you had a great visit, do come again soon Simon More 

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