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“Nice rooms, but a bit Falty Towers-esque!” 3 of 5 stars
Review of The Granary at Fawsley

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The Granary at Fawsley
4.0 of 5 Inn   |   Fawsley Estate, Fawsley NN11 3BU, England   |  
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Ranked #1 of 1 Fawsley B&B and Inns
London, United Kingdom
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“Nice rooms, but a bit Falty Towers-esque!”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2011

We stayed one night after a wedding at Fawsley Hall and the rooms and setting are lovely and its a great price - great for groups and if you only need a bed for the night it's ok. The room wasnt dirty but the bathroom did look like it needed a better clean and the carpet was really stained but generally the rooms are really nice.

The breakfast was a bit of a let down, after a big night out we were looking forward to a full english but they are very small breakfasts and we literally got one slice if mushroom and five beans on our plate with an egg, sausage and piece of bacon. The chap serving clearly wanted to be elsewhere and requests for extra tea and toast were met with a big sigh.

That said - for a room after a wedding at nearby fawsley hall - it's a great crash pad but I wouldnt bother getting up for breakfast!

  • Stayed January 2011, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 2 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 1 of 5 stars Service
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2010

The Granary is set in rolling countryside round the back of Fawsley Hall. The location is beautiful and very rural. Also very quiet. The rooms open off a sort of internal courtyard, so you can come back very late without worrying about disturbing others. It all looks pretty recently renovated. The price was also good. What let it down was cleanliness/tidiness. One of our party found a chip (i.e. from a fish and chip shop) on their bedside table, there were cobwebs in our room and at breakfast our crockery was not properly clean. Also we had three small towels for a room of three people. We were a big group crashing there after a big night out so we just wanted a bed, but for a special getaway it would be a bit disappointing. The owner mentioned some staffing problems so it might be better in a few months.

  • Stayed August 2010
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 2 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 1 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
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Additional Information about The Granary at Fawsley

Address: Fawsley Estate, Fawsley NN11 3BU, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Northamptonshire > Fawsley
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Room Service Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 1 B&Bs / Inns in Fawsley
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — The Granary at Fawsley 4*
Number of rooms: 10
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The Granary at Fawsley is a contemporary rustic hotel set in the heart of the beautiful Fawsley Estate, Northamptonshire. With 10 individually styled bedrooms, The Granary offers guests a home from home experience in a stunning setting. Ideally located for many attractions including Silverstone, Stratford Upon Avon and Bicester designer outlet village. We are situated in a small valley in the midst of rolling countryside, perfect for walking enthusiasts and plodders alike! Afterwards, why not sample one of our afternoon teas, a Granary must! ... more   less 
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