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5.0 of 5 Inn   |   Lower Green, Ilmington CV36 4LT, England
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The Howard Arms
Ranked #2 of 3 Ilmington B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Brighton, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

This place is great! Rustic, cosy and beautiful. The food was gorgeous and the service was excellent. Our room was called The Study, the decor was lovely and gave you all the modern touches that make your stay comfortable. It has a huge bed and beautiful bathroom with a lovely big bath and a separate shower. We loved it all... More

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Stayed for 2 nights, wonderful room, very attentive staff, very good food. One small gripe, probably nothing they can do about it but internet connection is sloooooow!!!!. Will definitely be back, but probably won't bother bringing I pad 😀.

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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We have visited the howard arms on several occasions now for lunch and dinner. The food is FANTASTIC, home made, using local produce and is always amazing! The staff are super friendly and accommodating to any requests you make. There's always a lovely bustling atmosphere in the bar and restaurant. Hope to visit again soon, can't recommend highly enough!

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England
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24 reviews 24 reviews
13 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

We had visited the Howard Arms once before for lunch and made a mental note to come back and stay. We're glad we did. We were complicated guests (two vegetarians travelling on bicycles - sounds like the start of a joke) but we had a really warm welcome. They made some space for our push-bikes in the store cupboard to... More

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Hampshire
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11 reviews 11 reviews
10 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

We have been here before and thought it was very good,sadly this time we were disappointed by the service. Firstly we had booked weeks in advance,two days before going there we received an email from them 'confirming our cancellation'....they then said they had no idea why this was sent!!!! Our table we booked for dinner for the two nights had... More

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Nottingham
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3 reviews 3 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

On the way back from a long weekend in Devon we decided to treat ourselves to a hotel stay after surviving the brunt of Hurricane Bertha after camping for Friday and Saturday. We picked Statford-upon-Avon as our destination as it wasn't too far from home, and went about looking for suitable lodgings. We came across The Howard Arms as one... More

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Bromley, Kent
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

On Friday we stayed for the second time at the Howard Arms. Again we had the Summer Room which is spacious and comfortable.. Dinner and breakfast faultless. Staff polite, warm and friendly. The boiler failed on Saturday morning so we could not shower when we got up. These things happen and it is how they are dealt with that matter.... More

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53 reviews 53 reviews
31 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

Lovely ambience, timeless setting: mix-match wooden furniture, big old fire place . Sufficient window seats were vacant, service was fast and amiable. We choose the à la carte lunch menu, though the fixed price one was tempting, also intriguingly served from 6 - 6.45 pm. Starters chosen were an excellent 'beef strips' dish, and a disappointing squid ink coloured gnocchi... More

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Bedford, United Kingdom
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4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014 via mobile

This is our second time at the Howard arms, we came go celebrate my husbands birthday, we love it here you are made to feel welcome the moment you arrive by Grant and all his staff. It is set in beautiful cotswolds countryside. If you are looking for somewhere tranquil this is definitely the place to come the restaurant has... More

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Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
2 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

On the weekend of the 26th July my partner and I booked a weekend break In the lovely village of Ilmington of which we both agree to be a very pleasant place to stay. We decided to book for evening dinner at The Howard Arms on the Saturday for my partner, our 4 month old daughter and myself. We had... More

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Address: Lower Green, Ilmington CV36 4LT, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Cotswolds > Ilmington
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:5 star — The Howard Arms 5*
Number of rooms: 8
Also Known As:
The Howard Arms Hotel Ilmington

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