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The Castle Hotel

High Street, Downham Market PE38 9HF, England
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 4 weeks ago
RogerfromTown Chesterfield, United Kingdom
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Chesterfield, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This hotel's rooms are in need of refurbishment but the place has a lot of character. The main bar is a wonderful place with memorabilia on the walls and interesting paintings on the ceiling. I ate a decent evening meal in this room. Breakfast is served in the main restaurant and was very pleasant.

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Felbridge, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

Stayed for one night recently while visiting family in the area. Had room 7, which we had stayed in before. Large clean room, with lovely comfortable bed, and big bathroom with nice large towels. Plenty of toiletries. Only niggle is that the shower is hand held which is always a bit awkward when washing your hair. Convenient carpark behind the... More 

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Barnsley
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

Four friends on a fishing trip who like a banter and a pint or more!!!!!, were made more than welcome. Great atmosphere and staff. Food superb, the Tbone is not for the faint hearted and could not fault the breakfast. This is the place to stop in Downham Market. 11/10.

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Liskeard, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

We visited The Castle Hotel whilst visiting our family in the area and we couldn't have been more pleased. The hotel is warm and welcoming as are the lovely staff. We had a lovely refurbished room which was recently completed and it was amazingly comfortable with the most comfortable bed ever which was great having just spent 9 hours on... More 

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leeds
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

Great place to stay. We stayed two nights B&B the room was lovely, breakfast was spot on and we also had Sunday lunch which was beautiful. Right in the centre of Downham Market, with a lovely little bar too. Recommended and if we come to Downham Market again that's where we will stay.

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Dewsbury, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015 via mobile

The best way to describe this hotel is dated. The reception and bar area are traditional and not up to today's modern standard, not necessarily a bad thing so although not to my liking I'm sure it will appeal to some. The bedroom however was in great need of modernisation although perfectly adequate for my one nights stay

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015 via mobile

We visited down market on a recent day out saw the castle as they did lunch that was fine but i would say the service was poor and rude. Very small area for lunchtime service and the handyman paintin a door durin opening times.not good!

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Biggleswade, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

We had dinner here whilst on a short break. We sat in the bar as there was a function in the dining room. Our meal was good and plentiful served by very friendly staff and was extremely good value. Would recommend

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Brighton and Hove, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015 via mobile

Just had an enjoyable long weekend. Patrons very pleasant and accommodating. Very nice room and great breakfast. Nice bar in evening. Only problem was our room was a little cold but the weather was very cold and of course it is a listed building, heating was going flat out.

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Felbridge, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

We recently stayed for one night while visiting relatives in Downham Market. Good central position with plenty of free parking. Hotel has just been redecorated so a faint smell of paint in the reception area but everything looks nice and fresh. We had room 7 on the first floor which was a good size and decent size bathroom. Everything very... More 

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