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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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3 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The days I spent at the French Horn hotel were some of the best of my life. The room were ample and comfortable, the scenery was magnificent, the staff very helpful. The food was the best part. Everything was delicious. I found the experience very relaxing and I would warmly reccomend it to everyone.

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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a beautiful find. Lovely staff, attentive but not in your face, such comfortable well thought out rooms and if they say you're staying in the houses across the road, don't worry for one moment. The cottages are beautifully furnished and you get breakfast delivered to you in the morning. The food is great and plentiful and the wines compliment... More 

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Thames Valley
17 reviews 17 reviews
7 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed overnight in mid-October following a birthday dinner with my wife. The room, in the main building, overlooked Sonning Bridge and the lawns which was perfect. Yes, it was old-fashioned but in a traditional building like The French Horn I am happy to accept that, preferable to it having the standard Farrow & Ball grey paint "makeover" ;-) A... More 

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14 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was nt sure the first time I stayed here so I came back again. Both times I reserved a river cottage suite. The bathroom, with a stand alone tub, shower and twin sinks is impressive. The lounge is sparse and furnished with old fashioned (and not in an antique manner) furniture. The bedroom is spacious and comfortable although it... More 

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Abingdon, United Kingdom
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4 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

One of the best Restaurants near Reading, In general I share the feeling of most of the previous reviewers. It is a pretty unique place that feels like a different, more elegant world of the past. The quality of food was good, both the starter as well as the main cooked to perfection but it did take about 40 minutes... More 

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Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

On a chilly day it was lovely to arrive to a roaring log fire. We were shown to our room (8) with lovely views over the river but the drapes over the bed are showing their age by coming apart & need replacing. The lighting was a little dim until the low energy bulbs warmed up. We went down to... More 

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Near Oxford
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

WE went to the French horn at Sonning to celebrate my wife's birthday. It was a pleasant day and we were greeted at the entrance and made to feel welcome. We had cocktails in the lounge bar and were given our menu's and wine list. We ordered and after a short break we were ushered into the dining room. Our... More 

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Senior Contributor
46 reviews 46 reviews
26 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

Booked a superior room with a garden and river view which was the only good thing about the place. The car park across from the hotel is a difficult crossing point to access the hotel, there is no where adjacent to the entrance to park. The room we had was so dated and cheaply furnished. Unfortunately my wife inspected the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014 via mobile

When we arrived at reception we were both greeted with such a professional but a very warm welcome. Our travel bag and evening clothes were carried over the road to our lovely cottage overlooking the river. This place oozes pure class with everything.

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Windsor, United Kingdom
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28 reviews 28 reviews
4 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

Been going to the French Horn for a number of years now and its been our absolute favourite since our very first visit. Having tried to the Waterside, Manoir, et al for our celebrations, we found the service too stuffy for words, but the French Horn has it mastered. The reception staff and waiters will have a laugh with you,... 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*
Number of rooms: 17
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