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Highbullen Hotel

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Chittlehamholt EX37 9HD, England
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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 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Oxford, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

My friend and I were let down by another hotel, and am delighted with the outcome. This hotel was in the middle of rolling hills with breathtaking views. The staff throughout our stay were warm and engaging and nothing too much trouble. We stayed in the Sir Lawrence Olivier Suite which was on the ground floor and was stunning. Our... More 

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Oxted, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Revisited Highbullen again for the 13th time after a 2 year gap hoping to at last give a 5 star rating. Since the current owners took over there has undoubtedly been a lot of capital expenditure on the property. Rooms have been redecorated (though the bathrooms in some rooms need upgrading with quality showers) new tennis courts built and plans... More 

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Craigavon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Whilst staying in the area we looked on internet for a spa day out and found Highbullen hotel. As advise on web site I contacted Lisa and made arrangements for treatment for myself and a group of friends. When we arrived we quickly realised this is not to be a spa day as we had thought, it is use of... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Highbullen is a charming hotel which we had the pleasure of staying in recently. Although the weather wasn't great I still managed a round of golf, the course is well kept and in good condition. The highlight of the stay was the 'Loft Suite' in which we stayed. This super modern suite offered space, luxury and a modern feel... More 

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JameshemmingHBH, General Manager at Highbullen Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. I am thrilled you enjoyed your stay with us. I hope we have the opportunity to welcome you back in the near future. Best wishes, James More 

Berkshire
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24 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Just a one night stay through Travelzoo. We upgraded to a superior room which was very spacious with an enormous, comfy bed. No robes in the room though. As we were celebrating a birthday we were a little extravagant and had dinner in the Devon View restaurant. The food, service, ambience and views were all amazing. However, the service at... More 

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JameshemmingHBH, General Manager at Highbullen Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We are delighted you enjoyed your stay with us. I will be sure to pass on your comments to the staff. I hope we have the opportunity to welcome you back in the near future. Best wishes, James More 

UK
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126 reviews
48 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

To arrive at this hotel you must brave the narrow lanes with passing places and high hedgerows. Prepare to do a fair bit of reversing and drive carefully. The scenery from the hotel is simply amazing and on a sunny day you can see for miles. I have never stayed anywhere with such a glorious view from the dining room.... More 

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JameshemmingHBH, General Manager at Highbullen Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. I was pleased to read you enjoyed your stay with us overall. We look forward to welcoming you back soon. Best wishes, James More 

Hanoi, Vietnam
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23 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

First thing the breakfasts are excellent -5star for variety,service and quality. Dinners are over priced and could be improved.Vegetarian options certainly could be improved. Review your room choice -as it is a country house some rooms are some distance from the main hotel block where the restaurants and bars are located. Some attention to cleaning in some rooms could be... More 

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JameshemmingHBH, General Manager at Highbullen Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review and for taking the time to discuss your stay prior to leaving the hotel. I am pleased you enjoyed your stay with us and hope that we can welcome you back again, sometime soon. Best wishes, James More 

Truro
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Upon arrival I realised that we had overestimated my husband's abilities with stairs and had booked the wrong room. There are no lifts at present. However, the helpful staff soon found us the perfect ensuite in the hotel grounds overlooking beautiful views and best of all absolute peace. A short walk to the dining and bar area in the main... More 

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JameshemmingHBH, General Manager at Highbullen Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. I am thrilled you enjoyed your break with us; I hope you enjoyed the course - it is really coming into its prime now. I was also pleased to read your comments regarding the food. We look forward to welcoming you back. Best wishes James More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

My sister & her family are regulars at Highbullen, so we visit them there whenever they stay as I live close by. Visited Highbullen last month for a Sunday roast & the experience was abysmal, everything that could go wrong went horribly wrong & we left with a bitter experience. Returned today however as sister was visiting again & we... More 

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JameshemmingHBH, General Manager at Highbullen Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. Firstly I would like to take the opportunity to apologise for your last experience, whilst communicating with your sister, I'd not had the chance to apologise to you. We have rectified some issues we had with our suppliers which I'm glad have had an immediate impact on our consistency. I am very pleased that you... More 

Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This was our second visit having enjoyed the hotel last October. We stayed two nights in room 47 which was very comfortable. Collette, on the hotel reception, was a star from the moment I phoned the hotel to book and right up to checkout. She is a great ambassador for the hotel and sets the theme for the high standards... More 

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JameshemmingHBH, General Manager at Highbullen Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. I am thrilled you enjoyed you second stay with us so much. I was very pleased you mentioned Collette - she deserves the recognition. I will be sure to pass on your comments to her. I hope to be able to welcome you back to the hotel next year Kindest regards, James More 

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