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The Fox & Hounds Inn

19 The Green, Exton LE15 8AP, England
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

Some of the other reviews of this hotel have described the ambience of the rooms as shabby chic; personally I would just call them shabby and in need of a good makeover, starting with a coat of paint. My room was very small, with hardly enough space to open my suitcase let alone sit anywhere except on the bed. Partly... More 

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VandSFloris, Owner at The Fox & Hounds Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments regarding your dining experience. Hoever, we are sorry to hear that your accommodation failed to meet up with your expectations. This is the first time we have been made aware of your comments and it gives no opportunity to rectify your experience. Your visit to us, on Tuesday 12th August, is over a month ago,... More 

Grimsby, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

We had 2 rooms for a 2 night break for our friends 40th birthday. Room no 2 was quite spacious compared with room no 3 which was a lot smaller, both rooms were very quaint but I'm sorry to say I think they could do with perhaps new carpets and linos in the bathrooms ( just a bit of tender... More 

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Winterton
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

Great stay, great room, great food, just great !! In a beautiful village, near to Oakham, Stamford and Rutland Water, will definitely be back! Thank you to Sandra and family for making it extra special.

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Skipton
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

The Fox & Hounds is located in Exton a very beautiful village close to Europe's largest man made reservoir Rutland Water. It is quick and easy to travel to many local attractions as well as towns in the area like Oakham, Uppingham and Stamford. The hotel has nice rooms ( some of which need updating ) nice gardens with facilities... More 

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Stamford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2014

Called on Bank Holiday Monday. Service was nearly finished, but was offered the full menu. Sandwiches would have been more than adequate. Both mine and my partners food were piping hot and bursting with flavour. A hidden gem for itallian lovers. The service, food, staff and whole experience was wonderful.

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2014

Stayed Friday and Saturday night. We had room 3 which is the smallest double - anyone over 6ft tall will find the bed cramped, This is more than offset by the quality of the dining though, the food is simply superb and complimented by excellent beverages. Staff were always polite and helpful so made for a great stay. Finally the... More 

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Rutland, United Kingdom
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4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014

We called here after shopping in Oakham, we were not disappointed ,staff were so welcoming food was fabulous my son had a pizza which i have to say was the best we have ever tasted, my husbands ravioli was equally delicious we ,will be returning very soon.

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Cambridge
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2014

We were two couples, the men practicing for the Land's End to John O'Groats cycle ride while the two women walking/reading etc. Complication was bringing a dog, very few places seemed willing to have a dog. Upon arriving there was a warm welcome even though we were early arriving. Rooms were lovely, decoration wise and cleanliness-wise. Saw that someone had... More 

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Northampton, United Kingdom
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11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2014

We decided to pop in here after walking for 4 hours in the beautiful country side around Rutland. It was early evening on a Saturday and we asked if we could book a table but as they were fully booked they suggested if we ate now they would fit us in.They were very accommodating. We had some delicious food we... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2014

We stayed here for a night in February as family are moving into the area. The Fox and Hounds is at the centre of this very pretty estate village, on a village green. The rooms are delightful - in-keeping with the period building and furnished traditionally in a sort of french shabby-chicesque style. We dined in he restaurant and had... More 

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