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The Horse and Groom

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40 Lynn Street, Swaffham PE37 7AX, England
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 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
    5 of 5 stars
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Well what can say 😃 great welcome good basic accommodation and well priced. Sorry to say could not make it to the bar or have any food but next time im in Swaffham i cert will😃 again many thanks for having me an extra night with little warning

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Dundee, Scotland, United Kingdom
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19 reviews 19 reviews
7 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Apologies for taking so long to write this.. We stayed for one night in August last year, visiting family in the area. We booked through one of the comparison websites a couple of weeks in advance and added a note requesting a gluten free breakfast. Within an hour I had a personal text from Trudy and Richard stating they had... More 

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Colchester, United Kingdom
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15 reviews 15 reviews
4 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

The Horse and Groom is in a decent location for exploring north Norfolk and The Wash. Really it's a restaurant with rooms available and is very quaint, being very old. If you want square rooms that all look the same then this is not for you. The Inn is rustic, quirky, but very clean. And you can't fault the service... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014

Having stayed at the "Horse and Groom" on many occasions now i'm in a position to say that all my stays, it's four now, have been good experiences, and represents good value for money. The food is great at all times and plenty of it, all local produce to boot. Particularly recommend the Sunday "carvery" and the full English breakfast.

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23 reviews 23 reviews
12 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

We were an extended family group in town for a funeral. We stayed over on a Friday night after the funeral, we had dinner on the Friday and breakfast on Saturday. The welcome is wonderfully warm from Trudie - even the locals using the bar are very welcoming. I can vouch for the quality of the Guinness too. We had... More 

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Swaffham, United Kingdom
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58 hotel reviews
104 helpful votes 104 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

This personal experience is as a pub and restaurant, rather than as a hotel, due to living locally. The simple establishment offers a true personal welcome, with good ales and generous portions for the meals. Popular locally for Sunday Lunch, at a very fair price and the option for 'steak on a stone' meals (subject to advance notice) is an... More 

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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39 reviews 39 reviews
13 hotel reviews
94 helpful votes 94 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

often pop in here for some food and it is always warm and friendly and trudie is a gem always a pleasure to be served by..food is always of a good standard..the b and b is always popular and a great breakfast..very well priced.......

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Halifax, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

We were guests at a wedding at the beginning of October at Narborough Hall, just a few miles from The Horse & Groom, so it was in a perfect place for us. Having stayed there I now don't know why I was a bit dubious, probably because it was so cheap, or should I say in-expensive? My family (3) were... More 

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

Second time we have eaten here the food is good honest food not covered in herbs and spices to make it tast of something it isn't , the portions are big so make sure you are hungry and no mortgage needed. We chatted to the owners and all the veg are home grown at there allotment. We will go back... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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90 hotel reviews
151 helpful votes 151 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

Not a great place to stay but okay for one night, which is about all. The first hurdle is to check in; the pub only opens during the lunch period and from 6.30pm at night and not at all on a Monday ; so to check in you need to call them and then wait on the pavement outside whilst... More 

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