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Le Friquet Country Hotel

3.0 of 5 Rue du Friquet, Castel GY5 7ST
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent value for money and really nice food. Rooms were lovely and had everything you need and bed was really comfy. Customer service was exceptional and felt really at home. The owner even gave me a lift to my meeting as it was raining which was very kind of him. Would definitely recommend :-)

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Paul R, Managing Director at Le Friquet Country Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Laura, thank you for your review. I'm really pleased you enjoyed your stay and grateful for your appreciation of the level of service we offer. I do hope your meeting went well and look forward to welcoming back to Le Friquet in the future. More 

Canvey Island, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Having not been back to the island for a few years my family decided to surprise me with a short break together for my 70th birthday. They chose well, the staff really looked after us and were so friendly. The rooms were clean and comfortable and the food was good. We thought the surroundings to the hotel were lovely and... More 

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Paul R, Managing Director at Le Friquet Country Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Gordon M, thank you for taking the time to review our Hotel. My staff and I read and pay attention to reviewers comments and we are really pleased that your 70th Birthday celebrations went so well and that you would recommend us in the future. Thank you! More 

Western Australia, Australia
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16 reviews 16 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

Great little hotel in central location with ease of access to all parts of this beautiful island. Good restaurant with early bird carvery deal which is great if you have kids and want to dine early. Vegetables picked daily from their own garden so as fresh as you can get. Rooms are comfortable and well serviced, and the staff are... More 

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Paul R, Managing Director at Le Friquet Country Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Jon69don, its was great to read you and your family enjoyed your stay with us. Trust you had a good trip back to Australia. Thank you! More 

Plymouth, United Kingdom
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34 reviews 34 reviews
10 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

We stayed at the end of August on a break which included car hire. I already knew the island well from previous visits, so did not need advice where to go from the helpful staff, although this was readily offered should I have needed it. Good breakfast and the one evening we ate in the restaurant, the food was good.... More 

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Paul R, Managing Director at Le Friquet Country Hotel, responded to this review

Dear FoodFan, many thanks for your review. Its great to read you enjoyed your stay with us and that you would be happy to return here. No excuses about the Bar, it is there for you as our valued Guests and I am sorry it wasn't open when you returned for a night cap. As a minimum it does not... More 

Eastbourne, United Kingdom
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19 reviews 19 reviews
6 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

We stayed at Le Friquet at the start of October on a Tennerfest break which included flights and hire car. Overall we found the hotel clean, comfortable and friendly with good food. Located centrally it's in a good location for exploring the island if you have a car but not very good if you like to walk although we did... More 

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Paul R, Managing Director at Le Friquet Country Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Spike19, "clean, comfortable, friendly with good food" sounds like an advert! Thank you for such positive feedback. I will ensure our Bar is open until at least 10.30pm and appreciate you mentioning this. We look forward to seeing you again. More 

SURREY
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Went 1st week in July. Hotel comfortable. Had one evening meal which was good. Breakfast ok. Hotel had outdoor heated swimming pool, which was nice. Location of hotel requires a car. We had a hire car, which was part of a deal we booked with the hotel. It started off as a good deal but once you pay the extras... More 

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Paul R, Managing Director at Le Friquet Country Hotel, responded to this review

Dear DaveSteff, really good to read you enjoyed your stay here in July and that you recommend Guernsey as a Holiday destination. I take your point about it being a nice thing to meet local people when you go away. We are the only Hotel on the Island to have a local Head Chef and Second Chef and we do... More 

Sherborne, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

Whilst staying nearby had dinner here on my wife's birthday. Had visited beforehand to view restaurant and spoke to chef to order lobster thermidor. Food all excellent, with attentive and efficient service in a pleasant dining room. Varied wine list and above average (for an hotel) a la carte, and all good value. It was a meal for a special... More 

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Paul R, Managing Director at Le Friquet Country Hotel, responded to this review

Dear GeeJay9, thank you for taking the time to post your review. We do have wonderful seafood available to us here in Guernsey and our Head Chef Ian Carre takes full advantage of this, so much so that he has built up quite a reputation for his Lobster Thermidor. I have passed on your comments to him and we hope... More 

norfolk
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51 reviews 51 reviews
27 hotel reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

We spent 4 nights with friends at the hotel in September, and having read the other reviews, feel I must have been in a different hotel. On a praiseworthy note the receptionist was incredibly helpful and friendly on arrival and we felt that the hotel was going to be above average based on the initial greeting. our room was very... More 

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Paul R, Managing Director at Le Friquet Country Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Johnny061, Oh dear! My team and I are very concerned to read your thoughts on your stay here in September. You are quite right, we have received many positive comments on Trip Advisor and we are genuinely sorry you felt you missed something. We welcome and can always learn from guest feedback particularly if it is made at the... More 

Oxford, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

I first stayed at this hotel more than 20yrs ago. They did a superb seafood platter then, & it still is great. Bathrooms have been updated and bedrooms are clean and comfy. Super gardens and little swimming pool. Friendly staff, comfy bar and restaurant. Overall their Seafood Breaks offer great value for money. Pescetarian diet all day if you like... More 

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Paul R, Managing Director at Le Friquet Country Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Jilly_F, Thank you for the review! Its true we have made many changes since you first visited 20 years ago, but our famous Seafood Platter is not one of them. We are fortunate to be surrounded by the best Seafood anywhere and next year we embark on a further change with a new Restaurant and an even greater emphasis... More 

Braintree, United Kingdom
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

We have just returned from a 5 day package at Le Friquet which included car hire and their fantastic Seafood Platter. The hotel was very comfortable, excellent staff who were friendly and very helpful. Ideal place to stay if you also want to visit the islands. We had superb days on Herm and Sark. I booked the trip as a... More 

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Paul R, Managing Director at Le Friquet Country Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Milliecat123, Its always good to receive positive reviews and I am grateful to you for taking the time to comment on your five night stay here. Thank you and we look forward to your next visit! More 

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Address: Rue du Friquet, Castel GY5 7ST
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Location: United Kingdom > Channel Islands > Guernsey > Castel
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Le Friquet Country Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 28
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Also Known As:
Le Friquet Country Castel
Hotel Le Friquet Country
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