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The Anchor Inn

5.0 of 5 Inn   |   Lower Froyle, Alton GU34 4NA, England
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Ranked #5 of 13 Alton B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed for one night and very happy with service. Food was excellent but I was disappointed that my first choice was unavailable and I do feel the portion size could have been a bit bigger. Breakfast was very nice but again would have liked more then one sausage & egg, otherwise a lovely visit.

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Aldershot, England, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

I haven't tried the rooms but the location is perfect; tranquil, relaxing and very fine good and drink with great selections of wine. The waiting staff work hard to provide a polite, enthusiastic service. This place is perfect for a quick stop-off (coffee is nice here) or a lovely meal as the menu is mainly fresh.

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Farnham, United Kingdom
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16 reviews 16 reviews
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

I've eaten at the Anchor on a number of occasions but in a lunchtime visit on Bank Holiday Monday we all noticed a slip in the speed of service. The food was up to the normal excellent standard, but with a full restaurant there only seemed to be 3 waitresses working and one of these was obviously new to the... More

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Fleet, Hampshire
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56 reviews 56 reviews
21 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

We went here for a celebration lunch. Service was friendly, food was really good with a range of enticing options. My asparagus starter was fresh, the steak and ale pie had proper shortcrust pastry, lumps of good meat and a tasty gravy to eat with the mash. Other half's lamb was tasty but wasn't a plateful - not a hearty... More

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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2014

Me and my partner needed a break outside of London and this was perfect. A mere hour and 15 out of London the anchor inn is an easy and quick retreat. When we arrived the staff were really accommodating and our room was gorgeous. What I like the most was the personal touches, milk already in the mini bar for... More

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2014

This beautiful country inn is the perfect combination of a warm welcome and a comfortable room when you come in from the rain. The cherry on top is the excellent food in the downstairs restaurant - where they knew the changing menu very well and were happy to make accommodations and substitutions for my annoying gluten-intolerance. Breakfast in the morning... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2014

A great place in the Hampshire countryside, set on a quiet road, with lovely views on the fields. The old pub has traditional low ceilings and wood fires and the extended area and garden offer a very pleasant restaurant with a varied menu of well cooked and presented food. Staff are competent a d friendly. We stayed for the night... More

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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6 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2013

Stayed overnight at The Anchor Inn for a works Christmas party. The pub is in the middle of the country and retains a lovely original feel, and walking through the door is like stepping back in time. Be warned though, the ceilings are very low throughout, so a lot of hunching will be required! The food was fantastic, one of... More

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2013

We've just returned from spending one night at The Anchor following our daughter's wedding there on Monday. We had exclusive use of the inn for the wedding ceremony followed by afternoon tea for 36 then an evening party with buffet for 80ish. The food was absolutely fantastic (home-made bread sandwiches, cakes, etc) whilst the service was excellent. Amy the manageress... More

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Exeter, United Kingdom
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6 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2013

We were a family party of seven including children. The pub is quirky with plenty of interest, well worth wandering round to investigate every nook and cranny. Two roaring log fires are very welcoming but, unfortunately with children and the size of our group, we couldn't eat in either of those rooms. The dining room had rugs draped over the... More

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Address: Lower Froyle, Alton GU34 4NA, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Hampshire > Alton
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:5 star — The Anchor Inn 5*
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Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant
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