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The School House Hotel

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Hook Street | Royal Wootton Bassett, Hook SN4 8EF, England
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We wanted to find somewhere in a quiet yet rural setting close to the M4 as a stop over on our return journey from Cornwall to Essex. This fitted the bill. The hotel is a very beautiful old schoolhouse. The room was very clean and comfortable. The surprise here was the food. My wife is a vegitarian and more often... More 

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Cirencester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The food at the school house is excellent. Rooms clean, quiet and well presented. Coffee and tea for the room is provided by a free vending machine in the entrance hall. The staff are caring and attentive. Masses of parking space right at the front door. We enjoyed our stay.

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Buckinghamshire, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I booked three rooms in this hotel; the family room for myself and three of my children, 1 single room and 1 double room for relatives. I booked via their website with a credit card, it was only for one night as we were all attending a family function nearby. I rang on the Saturday morning (arrival day) and asked... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I find some of the negative reviews below baffling as I found the owners to be friendly and very helpful. I had to stay unexpectedly at short notice, and had to extend my stay twice. All of this was accomplished smoothly and with no fuss. I found my room to be comfortable and clean. It is true (as some reviewers... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A warm greeting from the lady owner. Took my card details by writing them down! The room was okay very basic and Same with the bathroom. Bed was comfortable enough and wifi was good. A beautiful view from the window. Evening meal was a bit of a let down. Order a 3 course menu as it worked out cheaper because... More 

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Ross-on-Wye, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

Booked into this hotel via booking.com. I noted that the payment was taken on the day of booking but my card details were asked for again on arrival(why?)I was given a key by a pleasant and polite lady but not shown to the room. I chose not to eat in the restaurant as I felt it was too expensive for... More 

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Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015

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 May 5, 2015

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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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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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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