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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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3 of 5 stars reviewed 6 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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Hellevoetsluis, The Netherlands
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

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

Farnborough, United Kingdom
19 reviews 19 reviews
7 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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.

Aldershot, England, United Kingdom
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.

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

Fleet, Hampshire
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61 reviews 61 reviews
21 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 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

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

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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56 reviews 56 reviews
27 hotel reviews
41 helpful votes 41 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

Bristol, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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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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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