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The Manor
Ranked #10 of 13 Hotels in Yeovil
Reading, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“Enjoyable”
Reviewed September 23, 2013

This hotel is in a good location with close proximity to the town centre. We stayed there for 3 nights with friends for a big birthday & had mixed reactions, the staff were all very pleasant & Josh & Laura were particularly helpful but we did have a few issues with our food coming out wrong I think this was because at the time of our stay they seemed incredibly short staffed. However our
rooms were not serviced after the first night & the bathroom not cleaned during our entire stay I also discovered black mould on the walls inside the wardrobe/cupboard. Laura listened to our
comments & we felt that she dealt with them well & we were very pleased with the outcome & we would be prepared to go back again all in all a pleasant stay

  • Stayed September 2013, traveled with friends
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Portland, England, United Kingdom
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Reviewed September 21, 2013

Stayed here with the Mrs for a one night getaway from the kids. Booked a 'superior' room, which was huge, with a four poster bed, large modern en-suite with bath and shower and a walk in closet. The room (as indeed was the whole place) was spotlessly clean, and all the staff were very friendly and polite. We were there on quite a cold night but the whole building was toasty warm. Despite being so close to the town centre, it was very quiet and we both got a good nights sleep. The bed had fresh crisp sheets and pillows and was probably the most comfortable I have ever slept in. The bar was well stocked and at pub prices. Although we ate out, looking at the meals others were served in the evening that was our mistake. Breakfast is served until 12 noon, we ate at 11.15 and it didn't look like it had been sat around all morning, although it did repeat on us for a while after.
In all I would definitely recommend this place to anyone, we will certainly be paying them another visit 10/10!

Room Tip: For the sake of a few pounds extra, the superior rooms are the size of a small flat!
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  • Stayed September 2013, traveled as a couple
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2 Thank Penny351
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Reviewed September 16, 2013 via mobile

Came for a wedding and the whole day was brilliant, the bed was the most comfortable one I have ever stayed in, service was great, breakfast was lovely, would Definately stay here again, wish we had had longer to look around,

  • Stayed September 2013
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Windsor, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed September 15, 2013

We have seen this hotel decline over the past two years. During our latest visit the toilets were so filthy that my wife refused to use the ladies.The waiters and chef told us that nearest soup they had to vegetable was chicken! We requested a bottle of white wine only to be told that the only one they had was at room temperature! - was that ok?
The manager we spoke to was extremely rude. He accepted that this was the case and told me that he did not have any training to deal with customers as his job was to promote the hotel in order to increase custom! You could not make it up!
Take my advice, find another hotel.

  • Stayed August 2013, traveled with friends
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Sherborne, England, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed September 15, 2013

What can i say Carly our wedding organizer was fantastic nothing was to much trouble we both had a amazing day and evening and everything ran so smoothly, Great venue to hold a wedding would recommend this venue to anybody our bridal suit was lovely all staff very friendly and helpful. Couldn't fault this hotel and all my guests who stayed were well impressed. Many thanks everyone in The Manor from Mr and Mrs Moore

  • Stayed September 2013, traveled as a couple
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Bridgwater, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed September 7, 2013

I went to the hotel for lunch with a group of colleagues. We had pre-ordered but still had to wait for the food and when it came it was not all at once. The waiter did not know what he was doing and people had to go on ahead and eat their meals as they would have got cold whilst others had to wait. My meal came right at the end after most people had finished and it was only a jacket potato! Most meals were cheap but at a cost of quality and amount. A waitress did apologise but no excuse for service. Will not be going again in a hurry.

Room Tip: Cannot comment on rooms as went only for a meal.
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  • Stayed September 2013, traveled with friends
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Truro
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29 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed September 1, 2013

I have been staying in The Manor for some time for business when i have to be in this part of Somerset. The rooms are comfortable and clean, beds are super comfortable, and the food is good. All in all, a nice and welcoming place to stay - the staff can't do enough for you. The downside is the greedy parent Company, Old English Inns, who have introduced a pricing structure whereby as the rooms sell for a night, the price of the remaining rooms goes up, to the point where the price of my room can vary between £60 and nearly £130, not including breakfast. This is a total rip off, so be warned! Such a shame, because every other aspect of The Manor is so nice.

Room Tip: Ask for a room in the main building, avoid the annexe and the top floor.
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  • Stayed August 2013, traveled on business
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Property: The Manor
Address: 26 Hendford, Yeovil BA20 1TG, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Somerset > Yeovil
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Room Service
Hotel Style:
Ranked #10 of 13 Hotels in Yeovil
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4 star — The Manor 4*
Number of rooms: 42
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Refurbished three years ago The Manor is located in the Somerset town of Yeovil with easy access via the A303. An Ideal base if visiting Yeovilton, Sherborne. Built in 1735 by local glover and merchant banker John Daniel, the house was known as Hendford House. After he passed away the house was rented out until 1927 when it became The Manor Hotel. A manor it may not be, but it is certainly elegant enough to be one. Its classical facade and porch are of warm, mellow stone, and to its long single wing, also of stone. It has a cheerful modern bar with scrubbed floorboards and pale beechwood furniture and fittings. Today the hotel is a firm favourite with locals and travellers alike. You will be assured of a very warm welcome and great hospitality. Yeovil is the ideal spot from which to explore Hardy's Wessex. Nearby attractions include Glastonbury Abbey. ... more   less 
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