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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 14 Alton B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days 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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English first
4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I have travelled the world and eaten food at some of the most revered restaurants and hotels in the world... I am a real foodie with exceptionally high expectations and standards. I also consider myself quite a reasonably good cook :-). I was so impressed with the food at The Anchor Inn, that my fiancé and I have chosen to... More

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Hellevoetsluis, The Netherlands
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We booked this to experience UK pub life and we stayed a couple of nights to explore the surroundings. However, if this is a "quintessential English Country Inn" according to another reviewer, we are probably not cut out for this. It's mainly the price-quality ratio that seems wrong, food wise and room wise . Especially comparing this with another place... More

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Farnborough, United Kingdom
20 reviews 20 reviews
8 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

Total lack of staff and a very limited menu on A Sunday Evening Tasty steak but very tough. Steak and Ale pie - dry and tough. We keep going back in the hope that it might have got better but it doesn't.

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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014 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
12 reviews 12 reviews
6 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 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
16 reviews 16 reviews
5 hotel reviews
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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73 reviews 73 reviews
23 hotel reviews
35 helpful votes 35 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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21 reviews 21 reviews
9 hotel reviews
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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62 reviews 62 reviews
33 hotel reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
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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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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