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The Chequers Inn

High Street, Thornham PE36 6LY, England (Formerly Old Coach House)
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Ranked #5 of 5 Thornham B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 5 days ago
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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
    4 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We enjoyed this pub last year when it was still the Coach House and ate here a few times and called in for tea time drinkies a few more times and were looking forward to coming back. Was very surprised to find it turned back to the Chequers (original name so that's fine) but nothing else original, Marco Pierre White... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I organised for my parents to stay at Chequers - including paying in advance. Having to ring 4 times for a confirmation (each time being promised that one was already sent) I got an email confirmation. My parents arrived to an average room with a filthy bathroom. Low and behold the hotel denies my previous payment and charged them again.... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went with family as a treat With the name of Marco Pierre White behind it I thought this would be incredible it was but not in a good way! Food was beyond disappointing the service was worst My advice is don't go it's grossly overpriced and we left feeling conned

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Northampton, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I quite enjoyed my one night stay at the Chequers Inn in the north Norfolk village of Thornham. Room 1 is ground floor which was ideal as we had our dog with us and adjacent to the car park. Potentially good for wheel chair access although not a fully fitted room for disabilitys. Clean room with white crisp linen and... More

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

The Chequers, as it's now called, has a lot going for it but unfortunately that all-important management eye for detail is lacking. It's an atmospheric place and looks very inviting from the outside, with its obvious historic facade. And the staff are friendly and they try their best. Sadly the basic infrastructure of the place leaves a lot to be... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

We spent two nights at The Old Coach House in July, whilst supporting a friend who was walking the North Norfolk Coastal Path. Perhaps I am more easily pleased than some reviewers, but a warm welcome, obliging and pleasant staff, excellent service, inspirational food and good value for money, made for a very satisfactory first stay. We will certainly return... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

We wondered why so few people ate here.We dined at the nearby Lifeboat in same ownership. A strange set-up. The restaurant is apparantly part of the Wheelers group implying seafood.The room keys had "Thornham Lifeboat "on the labels.The room bill was in the name of "the Courtyard" Perhaps if this place knew what it was rather than a minor appendage... More

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86 hotel reviews
170 helpful votes 170 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

We ate at The Chequers Inn on 28 August 2014 and found it pretty full. It wasn't warm enough to sit outside. The menu is simple and not a massive choice but what we had was excellent in terms of quality and value. We can't review the accommodation as we didn't stay there.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

Pulled up in the overgrown car park avoiding the dead rabbit to enter a shabby restaurant with tables not cleared and dreadful service. The food we had was very poor certainly not to the standard of marco pierre white. Would not recommend at all probably one if the worst experiences I have ever had.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014 via mobile

Good accommodation better than previous reviews suggest. The rooms could do with an jupdate,particularly the shower room. Although we didn't eat in the restaurant in the evening the breakfast was excellent. The staff were friendly and helpful, overall a pleasant weekend

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

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