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French Horn Hotel

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Sonning on Thames RG4 6TN, England
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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English first
13 reviews 13 reviews
7 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The whole family stayed here for our parents Golden Wedding Anniversary on a Friday night. We hired the cottages which are across a busy road from the main hotel, which can be a bit tricky to cross, especially for some who are not that quick on their legs. The receptionist was very friendly and we were offered complimentary newspapers for... More

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London, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

A group of us were caught in horrendous rain, and sort refuge in what seemed to be a perfect spot, roaring fire.....however, on asking for a drinks menu we were told unless we were guests we could not stay. We even offered to book a room, the rain was that bad, but was told the hotel was fully booked. We... More

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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

Having travelled to many beautiful properties around the world and been very slack in writing reviews,even though many of them merit glowing comment.l just had to commit fingers to keyboard on this one. l shall keep this short and to the point.The French Horn is all about it's restaurant.The cuisine,wine list and service is simply first class.Nowhere else do l... More

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8 reviews 8 reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

I was invited here by my daughters for a birthday lunch. Having heard so many good things about the restaurant I had high expectations and it lived up to them. From the minute we arrived to when we left the staff were charming and attentive and Michael was a superb host. Of the nibbles the cheese sticks were a big... More

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Reading, United Kingdom
12 reviews 12 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

From the moment you step through the door you are treated to a wonderful welcome.A drink and nibbles on the terrace overlooking the lawn and river backwater was a good start.Escorted to a delightful table in the conservatory area and then a three course meal which was excellent.Service at all times impeccable and yet very friendly. Do visit for a... More

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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

The location on the river is lovely, the gardens exceptionally well kept. We stayed in one of cottages but the decor is so outdated, it was like walking into my grandmothers house without the comfort. The furniture and decor are so outdated its ridiculous. The bed is well past it's useful expiration date as you had to cling to the... More

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Sunshine Coast, Australia
11 reviews 11 reviews
8 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

Our recent stay at The French Horn was a very enjoyable experience. The staff mostly from Portugal were fantastic. The management needs to be congratulated on producing not only 1st class accomodation but also for their management skills in providing staff & service of this caliber. Make sure you have a meal in their restaurant , you wont be dissapointed.

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Reading, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

I would just like to Thank you so much for the wonderful lunch we had for Hilary's Special Birthday. Our party of seven friends had excellent personal service and the food was exquisite . It was just perfect and I would not hesitate recommend The French Horn to anyone.

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35 reviews 35 reviews
12 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

The French Horn is where we go every year to be pampered and re charge batteries. Its not cheap but it is very very good. The staff are friendly, helpful and bend over backwards to make sure you enjoy your stay. We always go in the riverside cottages which are superb and sitting on the lawn in the sun watching... More

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63 reviews 63 reviews
28 hotel reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

What a wonderful position right on the Thames with the calm relaxing sounds of the river flowing past the stunningly verdant gardens. Full of character and atmosphere and charm. The food in the restaurant was out of this world, traditional but perfect and cooked and served with panache friendliness and efficiency. the charm of the restaurant manager and manageress were... More

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Address: Sonning on Thames RG4 6TN, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Berkshire > Sonning on Thames
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:4 star — French Horn Hotel 4*
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