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Hare and Hounds Hotel

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Dining (75)
Certificate of Excellence


Certificate of Excellence
All you would expect from a modern Coaching Inn; don't take our word for it, read our reviews. We're rightfully proud of our Inn and particularly so of our greatest asset our staff! New for 2015 Our new restaurant THE BARN is now open!See the photos , it's stunning! Well appointed, modern bedrooms with free wireless internet; highly popular restaurant; friendly locals Pub & dining bar; Extensive free parking. Located 3 miles from M4 jct 13, and 1 mile from A34, ideally situated for business or leisure. We are just a mile from the town centre and 3 miles from the famous Newbury racecourse, and are in close proximity to all major businesses. Privately owned by the Nelsey family since 2005 this 17th Century Inn has recently been refurbished to reflect both it's heritage and the needs of both local and travelling guests. The stable and cottage style bedrooms are arranged around parking for 60+ cars, with the coach rooms being in the main inn (the stairs are a wee bit steep). Come inside to experience the warmth and style of our bar and restaurant. Relax, while you enjoy a choice of 3 real ales, beers, quality wines, excellent food, and all in the comfort of our refurbished Bar and Restaurant. The Inn keeps growing from strength to strength, thanks mainly to the friendly staff and management. But don't just take our word for it, come stay with us and find out for yourselves. We look forward to welcoming you Jonathan & Jean Nelsey and all the staff.
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Non-smoking hotel
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Wheelchair access
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Non-smoking rooms
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My son and daughter in law took me and my partner here for my birthday. The building is lovely. The staff efficiant very welcoming and friendly. Service was spot on.menu to fit all tastes and pockets. Meal really well presented and tasty. Atmosphere was cosy but intimate. Would
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We stayed here as a stop off on the way, but the team on site couldn't do enough, great rooms, lovely food and drink and overall great value! Certainly recommend the whole experience, location and staff
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We stayed just the one night en route to Wales from Kent. We only booked that day and we are so pleased we chose The Hare and Hounds Hotel. Immediately we arrived the staff were so friendly and helpful. Our apartment was compact and perfect with everything we could wish for.
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My family and I recently stayed the night and really enjoyed the Hare and Hounds. Every member of staff was friendly and helpful, evening meal and breakfast were delicious and the family room was well-appointed and very comfortable. My children are asking when we're coming back!
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Response from hareandhounds, Owner at Hare and Hounds Hotel
Responded 2 weeks ago
Hi Taymar Thanks fo a taking the time to review is, we really do value our No1 position for value and No2 over all criteria and appreciate your kind words! Being an independent means we have to work even harder to keep up with the big boys and it’s great to know we are succeeding! See you again soon Jonathan, Jean and all at The Inn Retailer of the year 2018
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Clean and comfortable room, though the bathroom could have been a little more luxurious by hotel standards. Our room was in a separate building to the main hotel and we could park right outside. This made coming and going really easy. The town centre is about 30 mins walk and
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How far is this from Highclere Castle?
Hi 10 minutes in a friendly taxi we can put you in touch with Hope to see you Jonathan Owner
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Do you offer gluten-free food? I am severely intolerant to gluten so cannot even tolerate cross-contamination.
Sorry for the delay Yes we do We always have GF bread and have options on most of our menu items to make them GF We find this works better and gives more choice If you go to our we site and look at the menus you will see GF in brackets after the dishes that either are GF or can be made so. Even better book on our site and you get 10% off all food! Hope to see you Jonathan Owner
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Hi Yes if you request a first floor cottage room when calling or book one on our website and add request This also gives you 10% dinner discount and a free gift
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I’m arriving by cruise ship to Southampton. How do I get to you?
Hi, The best would be by train Southampton to Newbury, then taxi to us. Alternatively if you have a car then head towards M3 London, Winchester. At junction 9 leave the motorway and follow the A34 to Newbury. Take the junction marked Newbury/Hungerford A4 and at the top of the slip road turn left towards Newbury and we are around the corner on the right. I hope this helps. Kind regards Debbie Bah Reservations Manager
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Hi One mile and there is a lovely route to avoid the main roads which takes 20 minutes to walk Thanks Jonathan
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"Outside rooms are most convenient with parking right outside"
"We had room 31 so would ask for this room when we book again."
"Try the restaurant, meals are freshly prepared and high quality - exceptional...!"
"Higher numbered rooms will be quieter"
"Upstairs is probably quieter."
$85 - $157 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
hare and hounds newbury
United KingdomEnglandNewbury
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