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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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5 of 5 stars reviewed 3 weeks ago
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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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Reading, United Kingdom
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24 reviews 24 reviews
8 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Been lucky to have eaten a few times at The French Horn , my latest visit kindly paid for by a national newspaper. Dispite the pressence of a photographer taking our picture while we dined the experiance was as amazing as ever. Service is the best bar none and the food faultless. Well done to you all.

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Hertford, United Kingdom
5 reviews 5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed overnight, Friday 10 October, in the main building above the restaurant. The room was attractive and comfortable - except for a heating system failure. The five stars are because the owner / manager dealt with the problem in an exemplary manner, trying to put it right himself, calling in an outside firm, updating us at dinner, adjusting (unasked)... More 

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Rome, Italy
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

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
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

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 November 29, 2014

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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20 reviews 20 reviews
16 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2014

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
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

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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10 reviews 10 reviews
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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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
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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46 reviews 46 reviews
26 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 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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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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