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“The Louis Room - anniversary evening.”
5 of 5 bubbles Review of The Hunting Lodge

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The Hunting Lodge
Ranked #8 of 12 Hotels in Loughborough
Nottingham, United Kingdom
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41 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
“The Louis Room - anniversary evening.”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 27, 2012

Absolutely fantastic stay. The staff are polite and helpful. Really clean well appointed rooms. We stayed in the Louis room and the only downside was that we could hear the music playing downstairs. The food was delicious, and served in good time. Will definitely return.

  • Stayed February 2012, traveled as a couple
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Loughborough, England, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 22, 2012

We actually live a few streets away from this inn, and dine here quite often, and I'm a member of a group that meet here. But since our house was in a bit of a state due to major alterations we booked ourselves into here for a few nights. The room (Chopin Room) was beautiful, the breakfasts were lovely and an extra delight was that at dawn and at dusk bats whirled around our window outside - perhaps that wouldn't happen with all the rooms. It made a difficult few days for us very enjoyable.

Room Tip: Try to get one of the rooms that overlooks the back garden.
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  • Stayed August 2012, traveled as a couple
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Port Hedland, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 1, 2012

Had the best meal with my mum here.
The restaurant is really nicely decorated (as is the whole place)
Had goujons of plaice to start, really good size, sauce was amazing, fish was amazing- loved it
Then had chicken in cheese and cider sauce and man it was amazing, you get chips and veg and also if you request you can have salad and new potatoes all free of charge and free top ups if needed. Best meal I've had in ages. Mum had a fish dish and she said the same. I wish I had have been hungrier so I could have tried a dessert!
Then the bill came and we had a few drinks, tea afterwards and 2 courses each and it only came to 40 quid I was blown away.
Can't wait to go back, well done to them.

  • Stayed August 2012
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Perth, Australia
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45 reviews
20 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 28, 2012 via mobile

We stayed two nights at year. We could not fault the place. The room was huge and tastefully decorated. The dining areas were comfortable. We had dinner there and had a great meal. Maybe things hv changed in 12 months. Hopefully not!

Stayed August 2011, traveled as a couple
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Leicester, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 12, 2012

Visited the Hunting lodge on Tuesday evening with the intention of having a meal. We have been here several times before but not recently. To say we were shocked was an understatement.

The Bar area was tatty, unclean and more like a Kindergarton. Kids were running around screaming, some were shouting. A couple sitting nearby told us that this unfortunately was normal. We could not have a conversation.

There was a television over the bar which was also off putting.

Needless to say we had one drink and didn't bother to stop for a meal.

This used to be a really nice place to bring friends, family or just come by yourself but looking at it tonight it looks like it is badly in need of a change in Management.

Would we recommend. DEFINATELY NOT ** AWFUL AWFUL.

  • Stayed July 2012, traveled with friends
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Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 6, 2012

Nice hotel, Easy to find and get to, Excellent staff, they couldn't be faulted one bit, welcoming, friendly, accomodating and professional. We stayed in the fagin room, The bed is on the soft side, and plug sockets aren't available near the bed, but other than that a good room, with nice views. Be aware the accomodation is above a pub, and you do hear the chatter until closing time, but nothing rowdy.

The Restaurant was Very good, it was virtually full on the Thursday AND Friday nights we stayed which shows the standard must be consistant to be busy in these financial times. Be careful if you go out and come back around 6-9pm as you may struggle to get your parking space back for a while. Nice walks nearby and a small row of shops, but not much nightlife on your doorstep. Train station and bus stop are within a 5 minute walk, other than that you will need a car to get anywhere.

Room Tip: If you struggle with a soft mattress the Fagin room isnt for you.
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  • Stayed July 2012, traveled as a couple
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Malvern
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 29, 2012

We spent a very enjoyable evening and night at the Hunting Lodge in January. Good meal (steak) and wine, popular with the locals and very good service. We stayed in one of the themed rooms (Fagin room), which was large and very comfortable. Full of character, wood panelled, Dickension prints and four poster bed. The bathroom was functional and a little disappointing compared with the Dickension charm of the bedroom. Breakfast next morning was excellent and served in a very pleasant dining area. We thoroughly recommend the Hunting Lodge and look forward to spending a full weekend next time

Room Tip: Fagin room was excellent. Some of the other themed rooms look good too! Check out the website photos...
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  • Stayed January 2012, traveled as a couple
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Property: The Hunting Lodge
Address: 38 South Street | Barrow upon Soar, Loughborough LE12 8LZ, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Leicestershire > Loughborough
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant
Hotel Style:
Ranked #8 of 12 Hotels in Loughborough
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4 star — The Hunting Lodge 4*
Number of rooms: 6
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Spectacular three story granite building proudly boasts six individually styled bedrooms ranging from the ethnic origins of The Biko room to the regal opulence of the Louis Room. With full restaurant and bar serving delicious food and drinks all day - seven days a week. ... more   less 
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