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The Porch House

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Digbeth Street, Stow-on-the-Wold GL54 1BN, England (Formerly The Royalist Hotel)
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Preston, England, United Kingdom
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64 reviews
19 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We had two one night stops here, en route to Surrey and back again. This is a truly lovely old inn. The rooms are quirky, spotlessly clean and well appointed and the staff are as good as any we've met anywhere, professional and attentive without regard being overbearing. Food in the restaurant is excellent, it wasn't worth even thinking about... More 

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Thank Bernard D
ADavenportJones, General Manager at The Porch House, responded to this review

Dear Bernard, Thrilled you enjoyed your stay with us and all went well. Very much looking forward to seeing you again soon, Very best, Alex More 

Oxfordshire, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We stayed at the Porch House the day after our wedding and it was wonderful. We stayed in Room 8, in the eves, which was beautifully decorated, with a gorgeous freestanding bath and a comfortable bed. We were surprised with a complimentary bottle of fizz which was very kind. We ate a delicious dinner in the restaurant and breakfast was... More 

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1 Thank LAJ R
ADavenportJones, General Manager at The Porch House, responded to this review

Dear Sir/Madam, I am grateful you found time to write such a complimentary review and it was a pleasure to look after you. I do hope to see you both back sometime soon. In the meantime very best wishes from us all. Alex More 

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10 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I booked a two night stay here as part of a short break to the Cotswolds. We'd chosen this place based on the positive reviews and that Stow appeared to be a good base. We'd booked a standard room and were aware from booking that the room would be on the smaller side. It wasn't as small... More 

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Thank tc1983uk
ADavenportJones, General Manager at The Porch House, responded to this review

Great to hear you enjoyed your stay with us... Do come back soon. Alex More 

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13 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I stayed here for our anniversary weekend. What a beautiful little gem in the stunning town of stow on the wold. We were welcomed and shown to our room, a delightful, rustic (albeit a little on the small side) and beautifully decorated room with all the facilities you'll need. We ate in the main restaurant on Saturday... More 

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Thank HeatherTruett
ADavenportJones, General Manager at The Porch House, responded to this review

Dear Heather, So glad your anniversary was a success. Pleasure to look after you, Very best, Alex More 

Mason, Ohio
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27 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A truly wonderful experience. So ancient and historic, our room was fantastic, very big and very comfortable. The food was outstanding, staff most accommodating. I would definitely return to the Porch House when visiting the Cotswolds in the future. The only the is the shower is a bit awkward to operate.

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Thank Linda M
ADavenportJones, General Manager at The Porch House, responded to this review

Hi Linda, Great to read about your stay and happy it all went well. Sorry the shower was a struggle, we will have a look to se why. Very best, Alex More 

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6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The oldest pub in Britain it's a. must go and visit great food good. Beer. comfy Beds lovely women who work there and of course we had a ghost fantastic love it don't call in the Ghostbusters I hear room 5 is quietly I wanted but we had mum 14 my wife saw something wasn't quite sure but I want... More 

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Thank Dennis M
ADavenportJones, General Manager at The Porch House, responded to this review

Dear Dennis, Thank you for your kind words. Great to read about your stay and we look forward to welcoming you back soon I hope, Alex More 

Geelong, Australia
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559 reviews
71 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 200 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

After a big day in the Cotswolds this 'pub' was the perfect stop for cold drink and relax. A gorgeous very old pokey pub with lots of character with a good looking menu and quaint accommodation. Worth a stay here as the area is divine and offers lots of novelty shops.

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Stow-on-the-Wold, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My boyfriend and I decided to have dinner at the Porch House one evening in June 2016. I made a phone call to book a table.. The lady on the phone informed me that they were fully booked. We decided to try our luck regardless and managed to get a table after walking through the front doors and asking at... More 

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Derbyshire, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My partner had a night's stay given from his family for his 60th and as I had seen an article re The Porch House I chose it for the night away. When I was about to book I telephoned to ask about the parking and explained that as My partner had just treated himself to a Mustang convertible (direct from... More 

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Burton upon Trent, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What a delightful place to eat. Everything was good.The service , food , drinks and atmosphere . My only problem was that when my pudding didn't arrive with all of the others I had to ask twice before it came .

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Amenities

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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Breakfast
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Public House. Dining. Luxury rooms. Steeped in history, The Porch House is thought to be the oldest inn in England, with parts of the building dating back to 947 AD. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Porch House

Address: Digbeth Street, Stow-on-the-Wold GL54 1BN, England (Formerly The Royalist Hotel)
Location: United Kingdom > England > Cotswolds > Stow-on-the-Wold
Price Range: $115 - $244 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — The Porch House 5*
Number of rooms: 13
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