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Lovelady Shield Country House Hotel

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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good35%
  • Average15%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
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AMENITIES
Free Internet
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Hotel
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Family Rooms
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3 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Good location, Good Food, Good Staff, Plenty of free parking. As stated in other reviews, this hotel does require a major refurbishment, it does appear to have been operating to a very high standard in the past and could easily be brought back up to...More

1  Thank rita017770
Reviewed 4 days ago

We stayed this weekend on a Travelzoo deal with the 7 course tasting menu. As others have commented this is a Hotel that is in need of significant refurbishment and repair, with paper peeling off the ceiling, holes in walls and the balcony rotting and...More

1  Thank jharris0257
Response from petermartinhaynes, Owner at Lovelady Shield Country House HotelResponded 3 days ago

Dear jharris0257 We are sad that you should write such a negative review after leaving such a nice comment in our visitors book. We have just come through, arguably, the worst winter we have experienced in the last twenty years and yes it has had...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

An absolute shambles of a “Hotel” never in all my years have I had the misfortune of staying in such a ghastly place. How this place has not been closed by the Local Authorities is beyond me. Water coming through the ceilings, wallpaper peeling off...More

2  Thank bracebridger
Response from petermartinhaynes, Owner at Lovelady Shield Country House HotelResponded 1 week ago

Dear Bracebridger, We, of course, must respond to this terrible and inaccurate review. It appears we need to issue guests with umbrellas!! Let us deal with your issues one by one. First there are no rooms penetrated by water. Secondly it is quite ridiculous to...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fabulous food, staff and setting. We booked a weekend away, with tasting menu and matched wines dinner for our Saturday night. If you are looking for a chain hotel-doesn't matter where you are in the country- sort of stay, this probably isn't the place for...More

2  Thank Miffy123456
Response from petermartinhaynes, Owner at Lovelady Shield Country House HotelResponded 1 week ago

Dear Miffy123456 And fun you had!!! It gives us a warm glow to receive your kind comments. We look forward to seeing you again soon.

Reviewed 1 week ago

This hotel clearly divides opinion. Yes, the drive has potholes and the frontage is disappearing under the cover of (nest filled) ivy, the building is in need of some tlc and the water pressure from the natural spring supply can be erratic. This is not...More

1  Thank Stephen G
Response from petermartinhaynes, Owner at Lovelady Shield Country House HotelResponded 1 week ago

Dear Stephen G Perfect. Thank you so much

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Free Parking
Restaurant
Free Internet
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast included
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Free Parking
Breakfast included
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Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
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$171 - $227 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Price range
$171 - $227 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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lhorner51
February 25, 2018|
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Response from Kevin H | Reviewed this property |
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Urtchie
April 17, 2017|
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Response from DonnaBNottsEngland | Reviewed this property |
Hello. Dinner is served at 7.30 and we all dined together which worked very well. The owner introduced the wines with each course Amazing food and wine
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PeterLanky
April 16, 2017|
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Response from petermartinhaynes | Property representative |
Dear Peter, We promise you you wont go hungry! Our reviews attest to the fact that portion size will leave you completely satisfied. You get wines selected to match the course that you are having. Kind regards Peter and... More
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"Room 11 has delightful views."
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"Do not visit until this hotel has been cleaned and refurbished. No. 16 does not have a working toilet and..."
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"We had two rooms and they both needed decorative attention. All electrical goods need attention"
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