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Leighton Buzzard, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

We stayed at The Elephant for a weekend to attend a wedding with a lot more of the wedding party also staying there, so it was quite a social event. The hotel staff were all friendly,the room was clean although not over large, quite big enough. Each room was induvidualy decorated to match the given name, ours was the Manderlay,... More 

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Matthew B, Manager at The Elephant at Pangbourne, responded to this review

Thank you for leaving a review and we hope to welcome you back again soon ( maybe to see the Karma Sutra room !! ) More 

Malpas, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

Fabulous staff. The beds were extremely comfortable with first class linen, mattresses and pillows. It was my daughters Wedding. Excellent all round. Would definitely recommend!! Quirky and unusual. Hard working staff aiming to please.

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Matthew B, Manager at The Elephant at Pangbourne, responded to this review

We are delighted that you enjoyed your Daughters wedding here at the Elephant.. Our hard working staff certainly do always aim to please and hopefully we exceeded your expectations, it would be a pleasure to see you back again in the future. More 

Midlands England
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

Stayed for one night, lovely location, really nice room if a little small, but very comfortable. Bathroom was nice with a strong shower ( something that some hotels fall down on). Had dinner and breakfast in restaurant, excellent service and the food was very good. Receptionist was charming as other reviewers have said. I guess only negative was having to... More 

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Matthew B, Manager at The Elephant at Pangbourne, responded to this review

Thank you sir for your kind words and we look forward to seeing you soon. More 

Upleadon, Gloucestershire, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

The food at The Elephant is always good. I had a polenta in a delicious creamy walnut sauce with spinach. The family also had really lovely interesting meals. One of which was pork liver which was so soft and had a fabulous flavour. We sat in the spacious and elegant entrance hall just outside the bar. It is just perfect... More 

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Matthew B, Manager at The Elephant at Pangbourne, responded to this review

Please make sure to sample some more dishes from our ever changing menu's, it would be a pleasure to see you and the family again. Thank you for your positive feedback. More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015 via mobile

Excellent location and easy to find. No river views but very nicely decorated and very clean. Car park was full up but public car park next door was empty (6pm) and free to park in until 8am next morning. Receptionist was lovely, welcoming and helpful. Paid £120 for room 23 as a double, plus breakfast for two. Room was clean,... More 

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Matthew B, Manager at The Elephant at Pangbourne, responded to this review

We always welcome constructive feedback so thank you, we can iron out most of your niggles ( including giving the waiter a shot of caffeine !! ) More 

Uppingham, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015

My wife and I stayed for one night. The room was beautiful with old furniture and stylish decor. The floorboards squeaked and the light switch was only on my wife's side of the bed, making sneaking to the bathroom in the night a bit tricky! The restaurant food was good, though a bit overpriced, and here the decor and carpeting... More 

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Matthew B, Manager at The Elephant at Pangbourne, responded to this review

We will be undertaking some refurbishment work soon and hopefully should you return you can see the visible improvements made to the decor, thank you for taking the time to post your review. More 

Kings Langley, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

Very friendly staff, a stunning room (we did not book the standard), dog friendly - our room had a door to the garden; bowls and dog bed provided with dog's surcharge. Lovely Pangbourne on the doorstep. Not much more to say but we will return!

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Matthew B, Manager at The Elephant at Pangbourne, responded to this review

What lovely comments, thank you and we look forward to welcoming you back to the Elephant in the not too distant future. More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

We spent time at The Elephant in Pangbourne in 2008, just after the hotel went through an upgrade. We loved it so much that we decided to spent time there again this year. What a disappointment! Firstly, the room was located right on the busy main road (the hotel did give us what they state was their biggest room as... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

I only stayed one night on a business trip but was welcomed by friendly helpful staff. 4 of the rooms are in the annex which is just across the back of the car park. Nice and quiet over there. The room was a bit dark in the decor but in line with the Indian sub continent theme. Nice big comfortable... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

The Elephant Hotel in Pangbourne consistently serves very good food and has a fine selection of lagers and beers including West Berkshire Brewery choices. We live locally and often dine in Pangbourne. Whilst some other places have more extensive menus we have found them to be very inconsistent and in some cases over priced for their offerings. This is not... More 

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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
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  • Wheelchair access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Elephant offers its guests an experience of quirky luxury and a warm welcome, whether staying overnight, dining in the restaurant, or having a relaxed drink in the bar. All 22 bedrooms are individual and furnished with handcrafted furniture, rich ornamental rugs and opulent fabrics. The bar, known as Babar, has a bistro feel, serving simple but excellent British produce, while the restaurant offers beautifully cooked unpretentious food in elegant surroundings. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Elephant at Pangbourne

Address: 3 Church Road, Pangbourne RG8 7AR, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Berkshire > Pangbourne
Price Range: $108 - $180 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Elephant at Pangbourne 3*
Number of rooms: 22
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