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The Shears Inn

3.0 of 5 Inn   |   Cadley Road | Collingbourne Ducis, Marlborough SN8 3ED, England
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Ranked #19 of 26 Marlborough B&B and Inns
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Salisbury
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

I was extremely disappointed in this hotel/B n B, if it wasn't for our work booking us am over night stay here we would never have chosen it, purely because it's so expensive and so out of the way. We travelled for 8 hours to arrive here in the middle of nowhere, at 11 o clock at night, we have... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited on Monday lunch time (this was our third, having previously been for lunch and dinner and had enjoyable meals) the pub is lovely, it's a typical country pub. The service is very hit and miss, barman off hand, I asked for menus only to be told in a very patronising way that it was on the blackboard behind me...silly... More

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Hadleigh, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We spent two very pleasant nights here in wonderful weather so we could eat on the patio after walking in the lane and fields which surround this lovely building. When I got home I realised I had left my shoes behind which the owner posted to me first class post. Highly recommended.

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swindon
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was a little concerned after reading previous reviews but decided to give it a go. So pleased we did, will be returning. We were welcomed and served drinks husband was unsure which ale to have so was offered tasters. I asked if we needed to book a table, was told no and was invited to choose a table so... More

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andover
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

This inn had a very good reputation some years ago, regrettably it has gone down hill since then. Arrived and checked that food was being served and was advised there would be a wait, even though it was mid week and early evening with only four tables occupied. Menu looked inviting if a little expensive for a county inn, nothing... More

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Bettendorf, Iowa, United States
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2014

This is a country pub in a lovely setting and beautiful building. We met a friend here for dinner after reserving a table. The staff was very sluggish in filling drink and food orders, and not particularly friendly. The menu is very pricey for pub grub that is not top notch. I would not recommend, and will not likely return.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2014 via mobile

This is probably the fifth visit we have made to this place solely because it is nearby and a pretty place to bring people when they visit. However we have never, ever, been welcomed there as many people have poster below. In the last week though the service has just been totally shocking that we have now vowed never to... More

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Bucks
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6 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2014

Second visit and would return without hesitation. An amazing 4 course meal, nothing was too much trouble for the friendly staff. The chef asked how we liked our meats cooked, once served visited each table asking diners if everything was to their liking. Couldn’t do enough for the diners. Very impressive. Food was delicious, well presented and a real treat.... More

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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18 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2014

Took my mum for a meal here and we were not disappointed. The specials sounded mouthwatering and lived up to my expectation! We had starter and main from the specials, after being tempted by the options. The portions were huge, nicely presented and tasty. Plus the bill didn't shock me too much. What more could you want! The pub itself... More

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london
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2013

The Shears...... well.....disappointed to say the least. On entering the pub we had a young man serving us who was actually the best member of staff we witnessed on our visit, as the service was simply undesirable to say the least. We could really tell that the staff had clearly not been trained and were not attentive. We sat down... More

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Additional Information about The Shears Inn

Address: Cadley Road | Collingbourne Ducis, Marlborough SN8 3ED, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Wiltshire > Marlborough
Amenities:
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant
Hotel Style:
Ranked #19 of 26 B&Bs / Inns in Marlborough
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — The Shears Inn 3*
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