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The Market Hotel

3 The Market Square, Alton GU34 1HD, England
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Ranked #7 of 13 Alton B&B and Inns
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5 of 5 stars reviewed yesterday
Murray B Winchester, United Kingdom
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Winchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I'm a member of a local group of business people who use The Market Hotel for early morning breakfast meetings. We recently relocated our meeting away from a another hotel in Alton due to poor service. This was altogether a better experience, service was great and the food was good. All leading to a very enthusiastic meeting and a great... More

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Grasmere, United Kingdom
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Just like to say a big thank you to all the staff at the market hotel in Alton I had a great weekend and a fantastic stay .the weather could not have been better .the hotel itself was clean and tidy and the service was 2nd to none. the change of management has done it justice and they have done... More

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Verwood, United Kingdom
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17 reviews 17 reviews
4 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I booked this hotel some months in advance, based mainly on TripAdvisor ratings. 20 of the 26 reviews presently showing rate it as excellent, the other 6 being made by visitors since I booked. I endorse their findings and low ratings. What has gone wrong? I called in on the morning of our stay to drop off our bags and... More

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Alton, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I recently celebrated my 40th birthday here. It was absolutely fabulous. We went in early and put up all our own decorations which was what we wanted and had the freedom to do just as we pleased. They then put on a barbecue as requested followed by a band in the perfect function room at the back! I could not... More

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Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This hotel wants you to pay upfront before going to your room and I know why! My room was a fair size but the furnishings were very poor. An old table covered in ring marks from glasses, a chipboard wardrobe, one bedside table for a six foot bed, no headboard. The springs poked through the mattress so much I had... More

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London, United Kingdom
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33 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nice old pub with friendly young staff. They couldn't find our booking for ages, or confirm that we'd paid a deposit, but eventually were given a small, basic room overlooking the Market Square. Nicely decorated but rather cramped, and the beds were uncomfortable. Bathroom was clean apart from the shower door, and there were no towels, these were later brought... More

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Jamie W, Owner at The Market Hotel, responded to this review

We are sorry your stay with us was not as pleasant as you would have hoped. Apologies for the confusion and delay in checking you in, this was an administrative error on our part. I am surprised you found the room cramped as no one has commented on this before. The room does hold a King size bed, as all... More

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19 reviews 19 reviews
11 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

First this not a typical hotel - more a very lively wine bar/ restaurant with bedrooms. It is very conveniently situated for the car park and other bars and restaurants but Market Square is difficult to find if you have luggage to unload - drive up Cross and Pillory Lane to the Square. Our room was very pleasant with quirky... More

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London, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

Overall wasn't that impressed. Nicely decorated, but a couple of fundamental flaws which could be easily remedied to make the stay infinitely better. 1) the sheets were so incredibly thin that you could see the far-from-new mattress through. Having a mattress protector would have removed the thought that you were basically sleeping directly on top of a mattress upon which... More

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JT082010, Owner at The Market Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review, I can only apologise that your expectations were not met when you stayed with us. All our beds should have mattress protectors and I have spoken to our House Keeper about why your bed did not, this is unacceptable and this has been fed back to the relevant members of staff. With regards the macerator... More

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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2014 via mobile

Popped for a spot of light lunch in the sun and had a lovely afternoon with very scrumptious food! Compliments to the chef! Nice decor, very clean and had a lovely feel to it. Helpful, friendly staff! Will definately recommend to friends and will be returning!

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JT082010, Owner at The Market Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your positive review. We are glad you enjoyed the food, decor and outdoor seating agree and I have passed on your positive feedback to our staff about the service you received. We look forward to welcoming you back soon Regards More

Alton, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2014

We have been to this bar / hotel several times from before it was refurbished and the changes have transformed the whole place. We decided to have our wedding reception there with guests and myself staying there also. The rooms were spacious and clean and the breakfast fab...... The bar staff and managers were very helpful in the planning of... More

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JT082010, Owner at The Market Hotel, responded to this review

To Nicey & Noddle, Thanks so much for your lovely review, we are so pleased you enjoyed your stay and Wedding reception at The Market Hotel. We strive hard to provide a professional service when hosting a function and its always great to hear feedback which shows we are achieving our aims. The staff really enjoyed hosting your Wedding reception... More

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Address: 3 The Market Square, Alton GU34 1HD, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Hampshire > Alton
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