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Fox and Hounds Country Hotel

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Eggesford, Chulmleigh EX18 7JZ, England
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Epsom, Surrey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

With had a room which overlooked the lovely garden. The room was nice but the carpet needs a clean. It had a lot of marks on it. The staff were very welcoming and attentive. We ate in the dining room on both nights. Food very good. We knew it was a dog friendly hotel but were very surprised on the... More 

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Chippenham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

From making the booking to checking in, eating and drinking right through to checking out the whole experience was customer focused and made personal. May I change the fried egg to poached? Of course you can, more coffee - another cafetière brought to the table. Dinner menu not huge but a good range and well cooked and presented. Steak was... More 

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Exeter
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We had our company post Christmas do here in January, it was brilliant because the location, ambience, staff and place made it so. The food was served with great care and attention to detail. The staff checked we were happy with our meals, all 16 were. The rooms were very large, well proportioned and equipped and gave great value for... More 

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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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4 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Birthday treat for my husband. Very pleasant hotel in lovely surroundings. Stayed two nights. Staff very helpful and welcoming. Arrived on Sunday afternoon and had if there was any snacks we could have was offered baguette with meat from carvery and bowl of roast potatoeswhich was excellent.Had meal in hotel on first night food was very good but bit disappointed... More 

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tarakell, Owner at Fox and Hounds Country Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to leave a review. It is great to see that for the most part your stay was enjoyable. I am sorry there was not further choice for your for dinner. Our kitchen are always happy to try and accommodate. For future, please notify a member of staff and we will ensure this is done... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Second visit to this lovely country hotel and I have to say it doesn't disappoint. The staff are so welcoming and friendly, the superior rooms are spacious and very comfortable, the breakfasts are delicious and if you book in for dinner the meal choice is mouth watering and the food is out of this world. Have to mention the lovely... More 

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tarakell, Owner at Fox and Hounds Country Hotel, responded to this review

We like to pride ourselves on our food and friendly staff, it's great to learn this is being received by guests too. More 

Bristol, England
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed for a long weekend in this hotel, which is set in lovely grounds. Room was a little small, but nice and clean and overlooking the pleasant back garden. Shower gel and shampoo provided by way of pump dispensers mounted on wall. Good towels and large bath sheets. Very good shower over bath but no shower cap provided. Breakfast was... More 

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tarakell, Owner at Fox and Hounds Country Hotel, responded to this review

We were delighted to welcome you back and thrilled it was just as good. We hope to see you again for a third visit. More 

Newport S Wales
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went as a couple. Top floor attic room overlooking back gardens. Had dinner on first night, it was lovely. Went to Barnstaple by train on the Saturday for shopping and then found an Indian restaurant in chumleigh for the night. Lovely hotel staff and meals great. Room very spacious and quiet. Would go again. Very quiet rural area so... More 

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tarakell, Owner at Fox and Hounds Country Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your response. It is great to see you enjoyed yourself so much and we were able to make your stay more enjoyable than anticipated. We look forward to welcoming you back sometime in 2016. More 

Ringwood, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2016

We stayed in the hotel for a three night break between Christmas and New Year. The staff were extremely helpful and accommodating. The food was of an excellent standard too. We had a minor problem with our room which was dealt with well by the staff, and we were moved to another room. Both rooms however on our stay had... More 

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tarakell, Owner at Fox and Hounds Country Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review, and Happy New year. We really enjoyed having our guests here over Christmas and I am thrilled to learn you had such a great experience. I am sorry to learn of your heating issue, and have set out maintenance team on that one to avoid for the future. We hope to be welcoming you back... More 

Teignmouth, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2015

We went for a 2 night break through Travelzoo. We had a superior room which was comfortable and well equipped, the bathroom had toiletries , dressing gowns and fluffy white towels. The staff were helpful especially when our car wouldn't start and one of them offered a jump start! Breakfast was a little disappointing for us as some items weren't... More 

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tarakell, Owner at Fox and Hounds Country Hotel, responded to this review

I am very pleased to learn that for the most part your stay was enjoyable. I would like to apologise for the small issues you encountered with the food, and would like to reassure you this was a one off as we had an interim chef here at the time. The kitchen is back to it's normal high standard and... More 

Derby, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2015

Hotel good for partners who don't have the car because you've taken it fishing... Very handy rail station. Breakfast and other food good plus local beauty treatment available in the hotel (for partners as us anglers don't need it!)

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tarakell, Owner at Fox and Hounds Country Hotel, responded to this review

Great response, thank you for your kind words. I am very pleased we were able to please. More 

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