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We spent a couple days in the historic castle! Walked the grounds and the old church on the... read more

Reviewed June 19, 2018
Greenville, Texas

My husband and I stayed for one night on Monday, we had a marvellous experience ,our room was... read more

Reviewed June 13, 2018
Brighton and Hove, United Kingdom
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Marked by two large turrets and built from warm yellow stone, this picturesque 900-year-old English castle was once owned by Queen Elizabeth I.
Amberley, England
+44 1798 831992
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Reviewed July 29, 2018

The food and service were terrible. The cost was high. The bread was literally half-frozen. No vegetables were served with the main course- eg no potatoes. The puddings were mean and took a long time to arrive. We're wondering if the chef was off sick....More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed July 23, 2018 via mobile

The food and tea were very flavoursome. The service on the particular Sunday we visited was dreadful. We had to wait 45 mins for the food and a further 45 mins to be asked how we were doing and if we wanted any more tea....More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed June 19, 2018

We spent a couple days in the historic castle! Walked the grounds and the old church on the property. We stayed in the tower and it was great, be sure to explore behind the hidden hallway.

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed June 13, 2018

My husband and I stayed for one night on Monday, we had a marvellous experience ,our room was upgraded ,the staff were so friendly they could not do enough for us .We had a three course meal that was Devine, a bit slow to start...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed May 25, 2018

We stayed in May 2018, the aspect and grounds are wonderful however at this price you expect a hotel to be able to run a breakfast service; instead on our first morning every order was being sent late (50 minutes in our case) and more...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Iain B
Reviewed May 25, 2018 via mobile

Old, old castle converted into a luxury hotel with restaurant, with recommendation from Conde Naste. Gardens were well manicured and maintained to a high standard. Beautiful ambience. Please do not forget to check out the surrounding Amberley village which was something out of a fairly...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Satish C
Reviewed May 24, 2018 via mobile

We have eaten at this stunning venue on several occasions and always really enjoyed the experience and the lunch we had recently was absolutely delicious. The chef who we believe has come from South Africa is so talented and his food presentation and flavours are...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Jennifer T
Reviewed May 24, 2018 via mobile

A wonderful setting, with a beautiful drive up to the castle, lovely gardens. We were there for a midweek lunch with friends, the service was attentive and very professional in a sumptuous dining room, but we were a little disappointed with the meal, very small...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Roger2585
Reviewed May 19, 2018 via mobile

From the minute we arrived Piers made us feel special. The setting is like something out of a fairytale. We stayed in a castle suite for a night, and really wish it could have been longer. Every staff member we encountered was wonderful, and the...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Mike B
Reviewed May 17, 2018

My husband and i recently had the pleasure of staying at Amberley Castle for approximately four nights, celebrating our Golden wedding anniversary, our room was delightful, overlooking the immaculate gardens, the staff were attentive but not over so, the food delicious, we had a truly...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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August 17, 2019|
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Response from Passenger802237 | Reviewed this property |
I agree with the others you can view and recommend a cream tea. If you are in that area The Amberley Museum is really worth a visit we only got there late in the day and wish we had more time, loads to see and do.
March 26, 2019|
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Response from Snowjet5 | Reviewed this property |
There is ample parking available so should not be a problem. The car park is situated approximately 100m from the hotel reception.
January 10, 2019|
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Response from 458piersv | Property representative |
You are very welcome to come and visit the hotel with out staying here. But depending on how busy we are, we may not have the facility to offer food and drinks if you wanted them.