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The Howard Arms

5.0 of 5 Inn   |   Lower Green, Ilmington CV36 4LT, England
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The Howard Arms
Ranked #2 of 2 Ilmington B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    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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Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

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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Hythe, United Kingdom
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17 hotel reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We enjoyed our stay at the Howard Arms. Unfortunately it let itself down on some basic items. 1) The A/C didn't work. 2) There were pubic hairs in the bath (and a spider but I don't think that was their fault). 3) The right hand tap was very loose as was the spout. 4) The spout allowed a discharge of... More

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Birmingham, England, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beautiful village and excellent meal today. After a long hot walk we enjoyed beers in the lovely garden then moved inside for a late lunch, good menu choices. Great food, enjoyed the afternoon , hope to be back soon !

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I were married in Cuba earlier this year without telling anyone, but, when we broke the news to family and friends, we were able to say that there was to be a blessing in the Cotswold village of Ilmington, followed by a reception at the Howard Arms on 6 June. After the service, together with our 50... More

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March, United Kingdom
17 reviews 17 reviews
8 hotel reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Fancying a break in the beautiful Cotswolds, we were pleased to find that the sister hotel, The Park, Bedford, had an offer on stays of two nights or more at The Howard Arms. I chose the 'Country Room' as it looked very charming on their website, and requested twin beds. On arrival we had to navigate a very busy bar... More

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grantowen26, General Manager at The Howard Arms, responded to this review

Hi There Thank you for taking the time to write this review, we take all customer comments very seriously. I have sent you an email regarding this matter. Regards Grant Owen General Manager More

Leicester, United Kingdom
17 reviews 17 reviews
3 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Not a great start when the previous occupants of the room we had booked had left with the key, and for some reason no spare. However, sorted out very quickly with a charming room 'The Study' being converted to a twin for us. It was clean, comfortable and quite different,in that it was almost like someone's flat rather than a... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Spent a few days for our second visit to the Howard's Arms following receipt of their June offer. As we remembered it, really great pub with great staff, food & beer. Weather better for us this time so got to see just how pleasant & pretty Ilmington is. Also spent a day in Stratford (only about 10 miles or so... More

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Sutton Coldfield, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

We stopped here one evening just for a meal, having found it in the Good Pub guide. We could not be seated in the restaurant which was fully booked so had our meal in the little room at the back. I was spoilt for choice with the menu as there were several meals that appealed but finally decided on the... More

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

This is our second visit to the Howard Arms, the first being much better than the second. We stayed in The Study. Bathroom clean, but whole room needed a vacuum and a duster. Front windows looking out onto the garden did not open, so there was no ventilation in the bathroom. We did notice that other room windows did open.... More

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Brisbane, Australia
11 reviews 11 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

This would be about our 6th visit to the Howard Arms and it was as good as ever! We had the Cotswolds Room, I think the best one we have stayed in! The room is modern and very well equipped, comfortable and spacious, but with an old world feel. The bathroom is lovely with a large bath, and excellent products.... More

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

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On the picturesque village green of Ilimington, set in the crook of the Cotswold Hills, lies The Howard Arms, a stunning, 400-year-old Cotswold stone inn.The stylish pub and dining room provide the ideal backdrop for an appealing mix of old furniture, broad polished flagstones and a log fire that burns for most of the year. Upstairs, three beautiful bedrooms have been joined by five newly-built sumptuous and spacious bedrooms which all boast separate power shower and bath, free internet access and iPod docks. Ultimate luxury and comfort are the focus of each bedroom which offer beautiful bigs beds with hand-stitched and sprung mattresses, modern fabrics and a clever mix of antique furnishings to ensure that each room offers its own personality. As the Howard Arms is sited away from main roads or street lights, a good night's sleep will leave you revitalized and refreshed, ready to enjoy our 'famous' three-course breakfast. ... more   less 
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