We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

“Good accommodation and food” 5 of 5 stars
Review of The Coach House at the England's Gate Inn

Best prices for -
Enter dates for best prices
Check In mm/dd/yyyy Check Out mm/dd/yyyy
Prices are for 1 room, 2 adults
Show Prices
Compare best prices from top travel sites
Save
You added The Coach House at the England's Gate Inn to your Saves list
The Coach House at the England's Gate Inn
4.0 of 5 Inn   |   Bodenham HR1 3HU, England   |  
Hotel amenities
Ranked #1 of 2 Bodenham B&B and Inns
uk
Contributor
16 reviews 16 reviews
9 hotel reviews
Reviews in 13 cities Reviews in 13 cities
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
“Good accommodation and food”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2012

The accommodation in the Coach House is excellent. The room we'd booked (No 4) was very nicely set up, but too small for a couple staying two nights. (It would have been fine for one night.) At no extra charge, we were moved to No 6, which was a little larger. Both of the rooms had really nice bathrooms.
(Two of the other rooms have the beds on a mezzanine level, with a sitting area below. Another has a bathroom set up for disabled access. I know all this because on one of the nights we stayed we were the only guests, and a member of staff showed us the other rooms!)
Continental breakfast was very good, and the food in the pub is really excellent.

  • Stayed August 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
Was this review helpful? Yes
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Write a Review

35 reviews from our community

Traveler rating
    17
    15
    1
    2
    0
See reviews for
5
15
4
1
Rating summary
  • 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
Traveler tips help you choose the right room.   Room tips (6)
Date | Rating
  • English first
  • Any
English first
Lincolnshire
Senior Contributor
29 reviews 29 reviews
9 hotel reviews
Reviews in 17 cities Reviews in 17 cities
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2012

The properties are converted and furnished to a high standard, very clean, tea and coffee making facilities - everything you need was there. There was one big draw-back and that is that it is situated next to a busy noisy road, which spoilt it for us. However, the food and the atmosphere in the pub and restaurant was excellent

Room Tip: Room 1 is right on the road, other rooms may not be quite so noisy.
See more room tips
  • Stayed June 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 2 of 5 stars Location
    • 2 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
Was this review helpful? Yes 2
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Warwickshire, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
48 reviews 48 reviews
23 hotel reviews
Reviews in 31 cities Reviews in 31 cities
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2012

We stayed here for two nights at the end of a short camping trip. Our room was super, a split level ‘suite’ with a modern and clean bathroom. The only slight problem was the en suite was downstairs and bedroom upstairs, with the staircase right next to a full length window! Some voile panels would make life easier as drawing the curtains stopped all the natural light as you got ready.

The bed was really comfy, the facilities spotlessly clean and the décor modern. From looking at the website it was exactly as we expected. The rooms are near the road but this really quietens down at night and we both slept brilliantly.

We ate in the pub on both evenings and were very impressed. It is a lovely traditional inn serving excellent food. It is not cheap but you definitely get what you pay for. I am as tight as they come but felt our meals were very much ‘worth it.’ The chicken main course I ordered on our first night was the best meal I have had in a long time – and no room for dessert as the portion size was huge. There were lovely local ales on tap in there too. (Try the Butty Bach, it’s really good – so good that my husband hit the shops as soon as we were home to stock up!)

Our waiter was totally excellent… a charming and very efficient chap, for whom nothing was too much trouble. I think he was called Richard – what a star! The manager on the other hand… hmmm… not sure which charm school he went to? We witnessed him barking orders at the staff with no ‘please’ or ‘thank you’ at any point. The least said about him the better.

Breakfast was novel, served by a lovely but zany pair of ladies. The space in the dining area is tight and all overnight guests have to sit together. There was plenty of food and it was served until fairly late which makes a nice change. If you want a full English it is £5 extra and has to be ordered the night before.

All in all, we had a good stay however I was disappointed that our room and drinks tray were not refreshed between the first and second nights. With only four little milk pots it meant we weren’t able to have a hot drink in our room on day two. Sort that out and the moody pub manager and it would be five out of five.

Room Tip: The suites are great
See more room tips
  • Stayed May 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 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
Was this review helpful? Yes 3
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Brighton, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
3 hotel reviews
Reviews in 6 cities Reviews in 6 cities
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2012

Stayed with husband, daughter and dog during June half term. Booked a mezzanine room but found no dogs allowed in that particular room despite specifically booking in a dog. Were given an extra free room for the dog no quibble. Spotlessly clean and very comfortable. Food in the bar very high standard, the lamb chops were scrummy! Breakfast (continental) perfect to set you up for the day. Full English can be ordered as extra. All staff very friendly. Only downside for me (being a townie) is the birds and farmers get up real early so no lie in. Beautiful beer garden and picturesque surroundings. Easy access to pop over the 'border' to lovely Wales and plenty of garden centres/farm shops near by.

  • Stayed June 2012, traveled with family
    • 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
Was this review helpful? Yes 1
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
cheshire
Top Contributor
73 reviews 73 reviews
12 hotel reviews
Reviews in 36 cities Reviews in 36 cities
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2012

My stay at England’s Gate was extremely pleasant as I was led to a delightful beamed bedroom in what used to be the barn, (converted two years ago). I had booked room 7, which was light and airy, modern, extremely clean and tastefully dressed. Everything I expect from a hotel room, ie tea and coffee making facilities, complimentary water (both fizzy and still), toiletries, extra pillows, safe parking, internet connection and the best hotel room hairdryer I have ever used...In short it was, ‘Just my cup of tea.’
The meals that were available were incredible, DON’T MISS EATING HERE IT IS FANTASTIC (and exceptional value for money).
Within easy striking distance, (one or two miles away) can be found Hampton Court which has guided tours and lovely grounds. My advice is to eat at the hotel or maybe get them to put up a picnic for you to enjoy in the grounds.
I found the owners of England’s Gate very friendly and helpful and don’t forget to try the draft ales ...especially the Robinson’s cider.

Room Tip: Room 7 was wonderful
See more room tips
  • Stayed May 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 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
Was this review helpful? Yes 2
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Grimsby, UK
Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
23 hotel reviews
Reviews in 23 cities Reviews in 23 cities
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2012

Stayed here for three nights over Easter. We stayed in Arkwright, described as a suite. It was lovely, a lounge downstairs with sofa bed, and a double bed on a mezzanine level. The room was spotless, and plenty of tea and coffee supplied. Beds were comfortable, shower powerful and hot. The only problem was the heating- It was underfloor, so the temperature is hard to control, so we did get a bit warm!
Breakfast was great, continental or full english freshly cooked. There was loads of choice with the continental; fruit, yogurt, toast, pastries, cold meats, cheese.
The pub was good, though in the evenings was more a restaurant. This was the only problem we found. This is the only place to eat for miles, and the menu prices weren't cheap. Yes, the food is good, but you don't really have much choice but to pay a lot for it. That said, you would pay a lot more for the same thing anywhere in the country!

I would also recommend a visit to Hampton Court which is just up the road to Leominster. We had a great morning there.

  • Stayed April 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
Was this review helpful? Yes 2
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
bromsgrove
Top Contributor
144 reviews 144 reviews
39 hotel reviews
Reviews in 64 cities Reviews in 64 cities
77 helpful votes 77 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2012

Booked at the last minute via laterooms to include breakfast.

We travelled with my wife's parents who are registered disabled and were allocated ground floor room with a wet room ideal for disabled use. Our room was lovely, modern and clean, with all the facilities you would expect.

All rooms is a recently converted coach house, with the unique feature of a communal kitchen diner where breakfast is cooked for you by a friendly staff member. The breakfast had cooked and continental option, which were all good.

The pub served great beer and food, with excellent service from all staff. Reasonably priced too.

Overall a nice welcome, great rooms and a great pub serving excellent food.

  • Stayed April 2012, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
Was this review helpful? Yes 1
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.

Been to The Coach House at the England's Gate Inn? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Additional Information about The Coach House at the England's Gate Inn

Address: Bodenham HR1 3HU, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Herefordshire > Bodenham
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 2 B&Bs / Inns in Bodenham
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — The Coach House at the England's Gate Inn 4*
Number of rooms: 7
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The Coach House is a recently renovated building adjacent to our popular 16th-century food and drink pub, The England's Gate Inn. All seven of the rooms and en-suite bathrooms within the coach house have been renovated and finished to a luxury standard and are full of character. Due to the sizes of the rooms varying considerably they are all priced at different rates. Breakfast is served in the breakfast room in the Coach House and is included in the room rate. The pub and Coach House have just been awarded a four star rating from the AA. ... more   less 
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with LateRooms so you can book your The Coach House at the England's Gate Inn reservations with confidence. We help millions of travelers each month to find the perfect hotel for both vacation and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
Also Known As:
The Coach House At The England's Gate Inn Bodenham

Owners: What's your side of the story?

If you own or manage The Coach House at the England's Gate Inn, register now for free tools to enhance your listing, attract new reviews, and respond to reviewers.