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Shipston on Stour, United Kingdom
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37 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW

We went on a Monday and found it busy , our food was good and we will return. It is unfortunate that Tripadvisor have left it off their map of the locality so that first time visitors will not know about it. Maybe the locals will be happy about that!!! It is listed on their site if you put in... More 

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Derby, United Kingdom
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32 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

This was our first visit to The Howard Arms. Unfortunately we arrived later than expected but the staff were very understanding and accommodating. We were shown to our room in person which was a nice touch. The room was spacious and clean and included luxury toiletries, ground coffee & home made biscuits. The quality of the food served in the... More 

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Haywards Heath, West Sussex, England
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12 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A good room, good food , friendly staff- who could ask for more? We had The Garden Room which is spacious and well laid out. The quality of the fittings was top grade but the price for b & b was very reasonable. Dinner was excellent with plenty of choice. The attentive staff cleared plates promptly and couldn't be more... More 

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Thank Horsted
Nuneaton, United Kingdom
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5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited the Howard Arms to celebrate our silver wedding on Wednesday 7th September. Its in a lovely setting and was pleased with the decor inside. Our meal was outstanding my fish and chips were the best i have tasted and my hubby was blown away with the calves liver, the young lady who served us was lovely think she... More 

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Kent, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We spent two nights at The Howard Arms and defiantly will be returning. The room was impeccable , we stayed in the Summer room which was decorated to a high standard and was spotless. The food and service in the restaurant was amazing, the service at the bar was second to none . We would like to say a massive... More 

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Durham, United Kingdom
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6 hotel reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were recommended to visit this pub for food by our family, we were very disappointed by the reception we received from a staff member, she was very unwelcoming. We were the only people in the pub as food service didn't start for an hour or so. We ordered drinks and advised the lady we were thinking of eating here,... More 

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Robert J, General Manager at The Howard Arms, responded to this review

Dear HRowells, Thank you for review We are sorry that the welcome you received on your visit was way below the standard we and yourselves would expect. As you can see from previous reviews our service is commented on as friendly, cheerful and professional and we can only apologise that this was not the case when you visited us. Please... More 

Stratford-upon-Avon, United Kingdom
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5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Not my first trip here & won't be the last. Refreshingly there is still a proper bar here and it appears to be well used. Dogs always welcomed too. Lovely Sunday lunch. Menu clear it supports both good butchers (Barry the Butcher in Stratford & Aubrey Allen in Leamington). Good menu; lots to choose from. We declined a pudding but... More 

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Shipston on Stour, United Kingdom
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20 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We organised to meet up with fourteen of our old friends having had drinks at home we went to the pub where we had pre-ordered our dinner - the service was excellent and everybody commented on how good the food was - it was served in a timely manor - the whole order was correct the house wines were excellent.... More 

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Thank Kevin B
Hertfordshire
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5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and have just returned from a two night stay at The Howard Arms in Ilmington. The room we staying in was the Summer Room and it was just beautiful. Clean and very well decorated. The bathroom was well equipped and wonderful toiletries were supplied. Our stay included two nights B&B, a couple of glasses of fizz and dinner... More 

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Leamington Spa, United Kingdom
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65 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had been to The Bell at Alderminster a few weeks before and thought we'd give HA a try. Although it feels a great pub ..I felt the food was disappointing. ..nice but nothing amazing on thr plate. We had crab n crayfish to start then fish n chips...was fine but just not particularly special.

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
On the picturesque village green of Ilimington, set in the crook of the Cotswold Hills, lies The Howard Arms, a stunning, 400-year-old Cotswold stone inn.The stylish pub and dining room provide the ideal backdrop for an appealing mix of old furniture, broad polished flagstones and a log fire that burns for most of the year. Upstairs, three beautiful bedrooms have been joined by five newly-built sumptuous and spacious bedrooms which all boast separate power shower and bath, free internet access and iPod docks. Ultimate luxury and comfort are the focus of each bedroom which offer beautiful bigs beds with hand-stitched and sprung mattresses, modern fabrics and a clever mix of antique furnishings to ensure that each room offers its own personality. As the Howard Arms is sited away from main roads or street lights, a good night's sleep will leave you revitalized and refreshed, ready to enjoy our 'famous' three-course breakfast. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Howard Arms

Address: Lower Green, Ilmington CV36 4LT, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Cotswolds > Ilmington
Price Range: $137 - $184 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — The Howard Arms 5*
Number of rooms: 8
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