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The School House Hotel

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Hook Street | Royal Wootton Bassett, Hook SN4 8EF, England
The School House Hotel
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 6 days ago
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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16 reviews 16 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Discovered on "Late-bookings.com", a quirky country stop-over out of town and in the Swindon area. It appeared just the job and a reasonable room rate. We arrived around 18:00 on a Friday evening. A beautiful converted school in what seemed to be the middle of nowhere! The car park was empty with the exception of the owners car and we... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I booked and paid for 2 nights for my brother at this place - they were hostile and unhelpful and refused admittance without the cardholder present despite being happy to take payment over the phone and well aware of the situation. In my 20yrs as a journalist and filmmaker booking crews all over the world I have NEVER experienced such... More 

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England, UK
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2015

Needing to be at a funeral early in the morning and with a drive of 80 miles in the rush hour and iffy winter weather we decided it best to go down the day before so we stayed only one night but would definitely use The School House if we needed to stay in the area again! The food, both... More 

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Swindon
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22 reviews 22 reviews
7 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

We visited the Old School House for a meal and was most impressed, right from the warm welcome. Food is obviously freshly cooked to order so this is not a venue that rushes its customers through by turning tables several times an evening - they appear to be offering a full evening experience. It starts in the bar with drinks.... More 

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Hampton, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

We stayed for one night in the family room, bed only. It was very comfortable and clean in the room. Having stayed at other b&b's was surprised not to find the usual complementary tea and coffee making facilities. However there is a coffee machine near the reception where you can make coffee yourself for a charge. Did not try this... More 

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Derby, United Kingdom
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3 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014 via mobile

Booked this hotel in error via booking.com on the same day of stay. Called straight away to cancel and was told cancellation at manager's discretion. He refused. Tried to speak with manager but was told to call later. Was told in no uncertain terms that they were a business and they were only interested in making money. Asked as a... More 

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Gillingham, England, United Kingdom
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32 reviews 32 reviews
18 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

We only had one night here, and there was a wedding in full flow. But there was a very friendly greeting, and very laid back approach, a clean and comfortable room, and a good breakfast. We didn't experience dinner as attending a party nearby but suspect that we should have done. The owners have a nice self deprecating sense of... More 

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Reading, Berkshire
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12 reviews 12 reviews
12 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

We stayed here for our friend's wedding reception which was hosted at The Old School House this weekend. We had a wonderful time, the food was excellent and service was first rate. The owners are actively involved in running the place and clearly do a good job making sure people are happy. The bed was very comfortable and a hearty... More 

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Barcelona, Spain
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34 reviews 34 reviews
12 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

I immediately felt at home when the host approached me. She was engaging, friendly and very helpful. A nice meal and a local ale was all I needed at the moment. When going up to my room it even smelled as if I was home again (but with good WiFi connection). All really in old style but clean and although... More 

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Wiltshire
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24 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

I've been staying here for 18 months when on business, and wouldn't stay anywhere else in Swindon. The place has charm and character, and Karen is a welcoming and kind-hearted hostess. I'm posting another review because the menus have gradually improved and I want to recommend the great food! Three friends came to visit me while I was staying and... More 

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