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The Elephant at Pangbourne

3.0 of 5 3 Church Rd, Pangbourne RG8 7AR, England
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Upleadon, Gloucestershire, United Kingdom
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37 reviews 37 reviews
5 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The food at The Elephant is always good. I had a polenta in a delicious creamy walnut sauce with spinach. The family also had really lovely interesting meals. One of which was pork liver which was so soft and had a fabulous flavour. We sat in the spacious and elegant entrance hall just outside the bar. It is just perfect... More 

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17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellent location and easy to find. No river views but very nicely decorated and very clean. Car park was full up but public car park next door was empty (6pm) and free to park in until 8am next morning. Receptionist was lovely, welcoming and helpful. Paid £120 for room 23 as a double, plus breakfast for two. Room was clean,... More 

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Uppingham, United Kingdom
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37 reviews 37 reviews
28 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I stayed for one night. The room was beautiful with old furniture and stylish decor. The floorboards squeaked and the light switch was only on my wife's side of the bed, making sneaking to the bathroom in the night a bit tricky! The restaurant food was good, though a bit overpriced, and here the decor and carpeting... More 

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Kings Langley, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

Very friendly staff, a stunning room (we did not book the standard), dog friendly - our room had a door to the garden; bowls and dog bed provided with dog's surcharge. Lovely Pangbourne on the doorstep. Not much more to say but we will return!

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

We spent time at The Elephant in Pangbourne in 2008, just after the hotel went through an upgrade. We loved it so much that we decided to spent time there again this year. What a disappointment! Firstly, the room was located right on the busy main road (the hotel did give us what they state was their biggest room as... More 

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18 hotel reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

I only stayed one night on a business trip but was welcomed by friendly helpful staff. 4 of the rooms are in the annex which is just across the back of the car park. Nice and quiet over there. The room was a bit dark in the decor but in line with the Indian sub continent theme. Nice big comfortable... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

The Elephant Hotel in Pangbourne consistently serves very good food and has a fine selection of lagers and beers including West Berkshire Brewery choices. We live locally and often dine in Pangbourne. Whilst some other places have more extensive menus we have found them to be very inconsistent and in some cases over priced for their offerings. This is not... More 

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38 reviews 38 reviews
16 hotel reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

My family and that of the bride took most of the 13 rooms of this hotel for the night of my son's wedding at a nearby country manor venue. I managed to get the best deal by booking a couple of months ahead on-line, so got the classic single rooms for £55/night including full breakfast. I also got a double... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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31 reviews 31 reviews
16 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

Just returned from a 3 night stay at the Elephant and it has so much to recommend it but unfortunately its let down by some minor points The good points: 1 - really comfortable beds with lovely sheets, duvets, pillows, etc 2 - nice garden 3 - very dog friendly even down to providing bowls and pet bed 4 -... More 

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Weybridge, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

Stayed for one night in the chic double (The Empire room or number 7) which was as requested a comfortable and quiet room. The room had a double aspect overlooking the church and gardens below. Having stayed in the sister hotel at Bucklers Hard, we are well acquainted with 'quirky' so we knew what to expect with how the room... More 

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Matt B, Manager at The Elephant at Pangbourne, responded to this review

thank your for your comments, we have actioned all of the maintenance issues that you have highlighted and im pleased to say that the plumbing issue has been rectified More 

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Address: 3 Church Rd, Pangbourne RG8 7AR, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Berkshire > Pangbourne
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — The Elephant at Pangbourne 3*
Number of rooms: 22
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