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Aviator Hotel

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   55 Farnborough Road, Farnborough GU14 6EL, England
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Ranked #1 of 7 hotels in Farnborough
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Aalborg, Denmark
12 reviews 12 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I stayed here for 5 nights on business travel in March 2014 and wanted to be close to the event I was attending. I recommended to the hotel to many clients attending the event. On arrival on Sunday afternoon I was greeted by a very helpful gentleman at concierge. I was on crutches at the time and concierge were great.... More

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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We stayed on a Saturday night and we're really impressed. Beautiful decor throughout, amazing cocktails from a friendly bar man in a funky lounge bar, and the most incredible steak in the restaurant! Not cheap, but we got a good deal from secret escapes, and it was worth every penny. It's now our 'treat' destination and a chance to get... More

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Surrey, United Kingdom
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61 reviews 61 reviews
21 hotel reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We held a small birthday party here for 18 in the Cody room on the ground level. It was a 50th birthday and so quite a significant event. Lauren from the events team handled everything in the planning and preparation...she designed a table plan, took all the food orders and had them printed on the backs of the name cards...it... More

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AviatorbyTAG, Manager at Aviator Hotel, responded to this review

Dear greenpanther30 I would like to say thank you for your positive comments recently. We are looking forward welcoming you back in the near future and I will make sure to pass on all your comments to my team in person. Feel free to contact myself directly prior to your next visit. Kindest Regards, Albert van der Westhuizen Hotel Manager More

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8 reviews 8 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We were at the Aviator Hotel for the Farnbouough Airshow this year. We booked onto the daytime hospitality (booze and food) with views of the airfield. On arrival we queued for drinks but the Champagne kept running out. It was coming out 1 bottle at-a-time with a growing line of people who were all intent on a bit of fizz.... More

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AviatorbyTAG, Manager at Aviator Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Blackfriday 27 Having read your detailed feedback carefully, and discussed this with the various members of the Management team, primarily, may I apologise for the catalogue of errors you experienced. I am equally disappointed that your expectations were not met. Your feedback comes at a time of considerable change for the Hotel where a new Management team has been... More

Yateley, United Kingdom
2 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Just feel i need to write this review ! Last Wednesday 7th August 2014 Three of us decided to do a Girlie lunch out ! As it was a first for myself and one other we were excited to be going to The Aviator ! We booked a table for 1pm arrived a bit early so went to the ladies... More

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Wakefield, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have stayed at the Aviator a few times now and have just got home from spending two nights there. I love the design of the hotel, all the rooms are big and very comfortable and the staff can't do enough to accommodate you. A friend was having her birthday party there and we had a fantastic time, taking over... More

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AviatorbyTAG, Manager at Aviator Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Amanda M Thank you for you comments and I'm looking forward having you back where perhaps we can meet in person. Have a great weekend, Kindest Regards Albert van der Westhuizen Hotel Manager More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The hotel is stunning when you first arrive and definitely has the wow factor. However we assumed the sky lounge, where afternoon tea is served, would have a good view of the airport landing strip as on the website they advertise a stunning panoramic view if the neighbouring airstrip; this is not the case and you can see very little.... More

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AviatorbyTAG, Manager at Aviator Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Cartwrightcorner Many thanks for taking the time to write your review and apologies for my delayed response. Over the past few months we've spend a lot of time training our employees to ensure that the service they provide to our guests is always of the highest standards. I apologise for the poor experience you've faced during your visit to... More

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63 reviews 63 reviews
11 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Have been wanting to stay at this hotel for absolutely ages! It has intrigued me for time! I finally got the chance and I wasnt disappointed. the Main Entrance area was a little confusing as reception is on the first floor - once we had figured this out we were up and running. The rooms were absolutely gorgeous - I... More

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AviatorbyTAG, Manager at Aviator Hotel, responded to this review

Dear biddy24Preston I would like to thank you for your positive comments. I'm delighted to hear that you enjoyed your overall stay with us at Aviator. We recognise that we still have some work to do but have made some significant improvements already and will look into your constructive comment with regards the double socket for both hairdryer and straightener.... More

London, United Kingdom
12 reviews 12 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Really nice room. Clean and very modern looking. You could even say that it has a luxurious feel. At breakfast time the breakfast room was full and we were asked to wait at the lobby and we would be called in. That did the same to other guests. After we waited for 45 minutes we realised that in the mean... More

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AviatorbyTAG, Manager at Aviator Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Yiannis C Thank you for your comments. We take all feedback from our guests very seriously and in response to this we've invested training and development with our employees which is on-going. We appreciate that service might not be of the standards of your expectations however this is something that I am working on to improve and we hope... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is the 3rd time I have stayed here (near my in-laws). While the beds are comfortable and the restaurant generally friendly, at every turn the hotel falls short of "5-star". I realize that technically the star rating system is a list of amenities (ie 24 hour room service) but generally you expect an approach to go that extra mile... More

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AviatorbyTAG, Manager at Aviator Hotel, responded to this review

Dear ChuckParker Thank you for your review. We recognise that service has been challenging over the past few months however I can assure you that we've spend a lot of time training our employees and this will be on going. We understand that we won't be able to change service overnight but we are definitely working hard to improve our... More

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Address: 55 Farnborough Road, Farnborough GU14 6EL, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Hampshire > Farnborough
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Aviator Hotel 4*
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Aviator was created by TAG Group as a hotel for elite travellers moving between London and the world's leading destinations. Located near London in Farnborough, Hampshire, Aviator opened in 2008 as one of the most striking design hotels in recent times. Innately stylish, Aviator binds the timeless glamour of aviation with seductive interiors and ultimate comfort. The bedroom interiors are contemporary yet rich and comfortable with walnut paneling, leather accented furniture and bathrooms with black glass walls, granite vanity tops and chrome finishing. Sky Suites amplify the indulgent personality of the hotel with walk in wardrobes, generous bath tubs, Missoni blankets and space to lounge surrounded by dark wood Venetian blinds. Guests can discreetly access the fitness studio from their rooms using a guest only stairwell at the north end of the building. The lobby and atrium of the hotel present the Deli, Brasserie and Sky Bar which overlooks the TAG owned private airport. Within the Brasserie sit two of the hotel's private dining rooms, exemplifying the intimacy and allure of the dining experience. The variety of fresh and classical dishes are accompanied by carefully selected boutique wines from producers around the world. Located on the first floor is Sky Bar, a cocktail bar designed with intention. Secluded black leather Rocket chairs and relaxing lounge areas create the ultimate place to sip our signature cocktails. The design of event spaces at Aviator are well considered. The private entrance to the events wing and dedicated relaxing lounge areas provide direct access to the versatile meeting rooms. Used exclusively for tailored events and celebrations, the Sky Lounge overlooks awesome views of the airport and combines with the atrium to create a venue that promises to leave a lasting impression. ... more   less 
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