I booked this stay by e-mail but was also contacted by phone to confirm the booking which I thought was a nice touch.
On arrival we were greeted by one of the staff who was very friendly, welcoming and polite, shown to our room and the features explained.
The room was small but cosy if a little cramped but then you must remember this is an old building (1630s) and the quirkiness should be taken in good heart rather than criticised.
The bathroom was large with a rain shower over the bath and shower gel and shampoo provided. There was ample hot water which came through almost instantly and the nice hot shower was welcome at the end of a long day out and about.
There was tea and coffee making supplies in the room and a flat screen television with several digital channels although reception on some of the channels was poor, possibly due to the valley location.
The bed and furniture are all oak and very sturdy. The bed was extremely comfortable and gave us a really good night's sleep although the pillows were very thin and could perhaps be replaced. The bedding was of really good quality and the only criticism I could level at the room, excusing the small size, was the lack of a couple of large drawers in which to put clothing. There was a wardrobe and several small drawers but these were too small for jumpers or larger items.
The breakfast in the morning was good. Cereals and toast/jam were supplied along with fresh coffee and tea. My wife tells me that the scrambled egg and smoked salmon was lovely, hot and well cooked. The full english breakfast which I enjoyed was piping hot, plentiful and cooked using local, high quality ingredients. The service was very good and all of the staff we encountered were friendly, welcoming and eager to make our stay a pleasant one.
The bar downstairs is tiny but then it is, as previously stated, a quirky 17th century inn and you have to work with what you've got.
The price was perhaps a little higher than I would have expected for the level of facilities available, especially out of season but I was made aware of the price at the time of booking so have no room for complaint really.
The Inn has no parking however, from September to May the parking restrictions are not in force outside the hotel and there are ample on road parking spaces. From May to September the Inn has parking permits for the nearby public car park which allows free parking for guests.
Overall a comfortable and pleasant stay.
There are only 4 rooms I believe, all with a view over the river.
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