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Mallards
5.0 of 5 Bed and Breakfast   |   Trims Court, High Street | Overton, Nr Basingstoke, Hampshire, Overton RG25 3JZ, England   |  
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Ranked #1 of 1 Overton B&B and Inns
Austin, Texas
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“Lovely”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2010

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay. It is in a beautiful setting and has very comfortable rooms. The breakfasts that were prepared for us were lovely English breakfasts that kept us satisfied all day. It is located within walking distance of good eating places, quaint shops, and certainly centrally located in Austen country. We highly recommend Mallards.

-M.E.T.

  • Stayed July 2010
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2010

Best B&B I have ever stayed in in England.
Breakfast fantastic and the ducks are fun too.

  • Stayed September 2010, traveled on business
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Wellington, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2009

To date, the Mallards is the best B&B I have stayed in. The room was immaculate with lovely finishing touches in the bedroom and bathroom, the breakfast delicious and the setting even better - being right on a gorgeous stretch of the River Test complete with some very friendly resident ducks. What makes this place stand out however, is the service we received - even though Lyn was rushed off her feet with other things and it was out of her way, she very graciously drove us to the venue of the event we had attended the night before in order that we could pick up our car.

The Mallards is a real find and would be a fantastic place to stay for anyone working or visiting the surrounding area. I will recommend it anyone looking for somewhere to stay in that area.

  • Stayed October 2009, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Mansfield, Notts
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2009

A beautiful 5 star B and B in gorgeous grounds, the rooms were huge with views over the garden and furnished to a very high standard, it was also immaculately clean. The breakfast and service was second to none and we were treated like she was looking after her family. Lyn was accomodating and ensured we had a realxing and enjoyable stay. The surrounding area is stunning with lots to see. Will definately return-no question.

  • Stayed July 2009, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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maidstone
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2009

Situated in the gorgeous village of Overton next to a beautiful winding river with fish darting around and ducks. Bright clean and highly maintained rooms with own ensuites. Amazing service and tasty food. I relaxed as soon as i got there and found this the perfect place to unwind.

  • Stayed April 2009, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Hampshire
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2008

As I don't live far from Overton and only booked Mallards so we could enjoy a few drinks at a friends Birthday party, it was a great surprise to discover this wonderful little B&B.

We received a very warm welcome, including home made cake and tea and the Accommodation was exceptional. However, nothing could compete with the beautiful setting, with the garden running down to the river test and full of really cute ducks! (Take some stale bread!). The only thing to stop me staying again is the fact I only live half an hour away!

Would definitely recommend Mallards, this high standard of accommodation in a friendly enviromnent will make you wonder why you ever stay in a large Hotel.

  • Liked — Location - but everything was good
  • Disliked — Nothing
  • Stayed October 2008, traveled with friends
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Check in / front desk
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Iron-Blue, Owner at Mallards, responded to this review, October 21, 2008
Many thanks for your review.

Kind Regards,

Lyn & John
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2008

I have just enjoyed a thoroughly enjoyable and relaxing weekend at Mallards. The setting is beautiful and I couldn't have asked for more accommodating hosts than Lyn and John. The room was immaculate and all my needs were catered for way beyond expectation levels. A delicious breakfast and comfortable and charming surroundings means I will definitely be making a return visit. I wouldn't hesitate in recommending Mallards.

  • Stayed September 2008, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Check in / front desk
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Business service (e.g., internet access)
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Address: Trims Court, High Street | Overton, Nr Basingstoke, Hampshire, Overton RG25 3JZ, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Hampshire > Overton
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 1 B&Bs / Inns in Overton
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:5 star — Mallards 5*
Number of rooms: 2
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Situated in an idyllic location, Mallards provides luxury accommodation on the River Test (famous for it Fly-Fishing.(5 Star - Gold & Breakfast awards winners). Overton High Street with its shops, pubs and restaurants is just 25 metres away. Overton is on the West of England line between London Waterloo and Salisbury/Exeter. (Free pick-up from Overton Stn, by prior arrangement when booking.) Basingstoke, Winchester, Salisbury and Stonehenge are all within easy reach. ... more   less 
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