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The Old Coach House

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101 High Street, Thornham PE36 6LY, England
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The Old Coach House
Ranked #4 of 5 Thornham B&B and Inns
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Wingfield, United Kingdom
2 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

Although we didn't stay at the Inn we booked in for an evening meal. We have been visiting Thornham for our summer holiday for the last six years and have always enjoyed visiting the 'Coach House' for food and drinks. We were met with friendly bar staff and shown to our table and given menus to browse. We had had... More

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Bishops Stortford, England, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

We have stayed at the Old Coach House previously but not since it was refurbished and renamed "The Chequers", so had anticipated changes for the better in terms of the menu, rooms, etc., however we were disappointed. The room was tired but clean, however the bathroom left a lot to be desired with the previous occupant's shampoo still in the... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

I have stayed at the Old Coach House many times over the past 15 years or so. It is now known as The Chequers and like The Lifeboat Inn bought by Marco Pierre-White. Fair to say it had become tired and run down and some repainting has taken place but the downstairs decor has not added to the ambience. On... More

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

Booked in for three nights bed and breakfast from 01/07/14. Given room 10 (should be re-named 101). checked out before breakfast the following morning and refused to pay. Insisted manageress come to room to see faults. Ventilator from kitchen noisy and smelly! When that stopped at 9.30 we became aware of noise from coolers and freezers. No bulb in light... More

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London, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2014

I booked my stay with Groupon way back in February as that was the earliest booking we could get. I looked the menu regularly before the trip as the package included dinner and I was excited about my Marco Pierre White meal. I was amazed to find out that the name had changed and we did not get an email... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2014

We were in Norfolk over Easter and this pub was just down the road from where we were staying. Decided to pop down one night and see if we could get a table, reassured that if we couldn't we could get a take away. The pub was full, which wasn't a surprise given it was a bank holiday weekend. While... More

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2014

We had originally tried to book the Lifeboat Inn (part of the same group) but they were busy and they pointed us in this direction. Previous reviewers are correct, they are undergoing a refurbishment, but when you change the name and don't tell people that have booked using the old companies name, then it becomes tricky trying to find the... More

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2014

Once the major refurbishment has been completed this would be a decent place to stay. The dinners and breakfasts were of good quality and the staff were friendly and helpful. The room (6) was reasonable, but the bathroom was not particularly user-friendly. The sloping ceiling made getting in and out of the bath (no shower) somewhat difficult, so we didn't... More

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Market Harborough, United Kingdom
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5 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2014

We've just come back from two nights on a Living Social deal. The Old Coach House (but actually the building next door named The Chequers when you're looking in the dark!) is undergoing a massive refurbishment so comments about shower cubicles and carpets will probably be obsolete in a few weeks. The size of the rooms varies greatly. We were... More

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Ely, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2014

We booked this as part of a Groupon deal and have to say that we both had a lovely stay, however we are glad that we done this as part of the deal as if we had paid the advertised amount we would of been more disappointed. The staff all very polite and couldn't do enough for you. The food... More

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Additional Information about The Old Coach House

Address: 101 High Street, Thornham PE36 6LY, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > East Anglia > Norfolk > Thornham
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 12
Also Known As:
The Old Coach House Thornham, Norfolk

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