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Star Inn

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Watery Lane | Sparsholt, Wantage OX12 9PL, England
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Ranked #1 of 2 hotels in Wantage
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
James B Hong Kong, China
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Coventry, United Kingdom
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21 reviews 21 reviews
9 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We booked here the night before our granddaughter's christening and invited the other grandparents to join us for dinner. The room was comfortable but there was a used towel hanging behind the bathroom door. The meal was fine but the service was very slow and the puddings weren't as described on the menu. It didn't start well when I found... More

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Hong Kong, China
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The setting is lovely and only a short bicycle ride out of wantage. We went for lunch and ordered from the regular evening menu. The food had lots of unusual combinations, and very artistically displayed. Though my overall conclusion is that chef was more interested in the display than actually making the elements of the dish work harmoniously with each... More

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Wantage, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Gosh! Too many complaints to mention but don't bother writing to the owner on said complaints as you will not even have your letters acknowledged, I didn't. Avoid this place unless you want to return to an unmade up room,an incorrect bill and hopeless service.

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed one night mid-week. The Dinner was faultless, as was the service. The accommodation is new and feels unfinished. We stayed in room 3, a ground floor double, clean and well presented, but the view is of a larchlap fence 2 feet from the window. There was no towel rail in the bathroom, and although there was hot water... More

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Berkshire
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

5 of us went for Sunday lunch 3 weeks ago. I venture this place should be Mitchelin 2 star. Service great by the seniors and the youngsters.Best sirloin for months, best gravy EVER. The roasts were tip top as were the veg. Linen napkins, very good espresso. An improvement? Champagne by the glass. A half bottle would do the trick.... More

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London, UK
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75 reviews 75 reviews
60 hotel reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

The Star Inn is in a small village and not far from Wantage and was an ideal place to stop for one night after working nearby. The rooms are still a work in progress - we chose the best available (number 8) which is a small suite. There are still a few issues to be sorted as the place is... More

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Swindon, England
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

We went to Star Inn on Friday for dinner and wow we were impressed. Its a little hamlet off the beaten track but well worth the effort of getting there. From the moment we arrived we felt most welcome. As we walked to the front door we were greeted by the gentlemen that runs this place and from then on... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

We needed somewhere to stay that was local for an event we were attending and came across this online. The room was super, the Staff were great (especially Mike) and breakfast was delicious. All in all a great stay! Thanks for having us Danni & Josh

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Wiltshire
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63 reviews 63 reviews
12 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

About 2 years ago this was a scruffy pub and now it is a very plain, but tastefully decorated restaurant which is staffed by extremely friendly young people. If you are happy with quite rich food, some combinations were very unusual but certainly worked, and smallish portions then you have found the right place. We had guinea fowl which sort... More

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

We were a party of 8 - 4 adults, 4 kids, and managed to get an early evening table at short notice. All our dishes were wonderful - I'd recommend almost any of them. The John Dory was served with millet - very unusual, a little like crunchy cous cous - accompanied with a lemon butter sauce. the smoked eel... More

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Address: Watery Lane | Sparsholt, Wantage OX12 9PL, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Oxfordshire > Wantage
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Star Inn 4*
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Star Hotel Wantage
Star Inn Wantage, Oxfordshire

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