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The Oyster Smack Inn
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    Reviewed December 9, 2012

    Was recommended the Oyster Smack and although I only stayed 1 night I was welcomed like an old friend. Great service, great food and accomodation was of a very high standard too. I wiil definitley return and have no hesitation in recommending to anyone.

    • Stayed: December 2012, traveled on business
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    1  Thank PeterGable
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    james h, General Manager at The Oyster Smack Inn, responded to this reviewResponded January 3, 2013

    Thank you for your feedback. I am happy to hear continuous feedback on how welcoming the staff are and will continue to praise them for their efforts.

    We look forward to accommodate you in the future

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    Reviewed December 9, 2012 via mobile

    Love this place. It's a relaxed, friendly restaurant with great atmosphere and the food is delicious. The oysters fried in tempura batter are heavenly and you can buy just one which is a good idea for those who just want a taster.

    It's a set-up from a gastropub - not fine dining but nevertheless a great place to eat and entertain.

    Not stayed over so can't comment on the accommodation.

    • Stayed: August 2012
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    james h, General Manager at The Oyster Smack Inn, responded to this reviewResponded January 3, 2013

    The Staff and I were happy to receive your feedback from you dining experience with us. We look forward to seeing you in the near future.

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    Reviewed November 30, 2012

    lovely room and dog friendly , helpfull friendly staff and very good food in the resteraunt , we was shown to our room by a friendly lad ,and was surpised how nice it was and warm decor .. every member of staff was smiley polite and helpfull and made us feel very welcome ... totally recomend it ... thank you wayne and michelle

    Room Tip: we had one atached to the car park number 2
    • Stayed: November 2012, traveled as a couple
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    james h, General Manager at The Oyster Smack Inn, responded to this reviewResponded January 3, 2013

    Thank you for taking the time to give us feedback on your recent stay. I have passed on your kind words to the team and hope that we can can accommodate you in the future.

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    Reviewed November 23, 2012

    Thank you Oyster Smack for a wonderful stay. I used to live in Burnham on crouch and had heard of the Oyster Smacks reputation. I took my girlfriend there for a weekend getaway and we weren't disappointed.

    Our Chalet room was spacious and comfortable.
    The Staff there go out of their way to make you feel at home even going so far to upgrade us on checkin without asking.
    The Cocktails at the bar were fantastic, We had mojito's (Best I have ever had) and the food in the restaurant is fantastic. The service was friendly and efficient even though they were very busy

    I can't fault the place, was a shame to leave. I will return for more Mojito's

    Stayed: October 2012, traveled as a couple
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    james h, General Manager at The Oyster Smack Inn, responded to this reviewResponded November 24, 2012

    Thank you for your feedback on Trip Advisor. I have passed your kind words onto the staff, and the Cocktail barperson "Tanya" was happy to hear that you enjoyed her Mojito's.

    We will hopefully see you soon.

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    Reviewed November 22, 2012

    Food very good, choice of beer poor
    Service friendly
    Room basic and exposed onto car park, motel feel, not very female friendly
    Toilet smelt of sewerage (reported to management, no gratuity offered)
    Took a key by accident, and when I forgot to return it, made an unauthorised transaction on my card for large amount.

    Would not reccomend staying here.

    Room Tip: Try and not be put in the car park to sleep
    • Stayed: September 2012, traveled as a couple
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    1  Thank Seamus T
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    james h, General Manager at The Oyster Smack Inn, responded to this reviewResponded November 23, 2012

    We understood from your emails to us that if we did not refund the £30 that you would write a negative review. We understand the benefits of Trip Advisor but we can not be put in a position where we bow down to a threat of a negative review.

    With in our terms of conditions a customer is liable if they take company property, the key you had was a bespoke fob. You were charged after you failed to return the key after two weeks and then the price for the key was fully refundable on return of the key; The price is not based on just the key it is because we have to change the locks due to security reasons for our other guests.

    As we can not work out why you are still retaining the key and not returning it, as you keep promising; we have had to change the locks to the door. If you had lost it, then by informing us would of helped you in this situation and the card would not have been charged.

    I am at a loss that you felt that no action was taken with regard to the smell in your room. As on checkout you said that you understood sometimes this can happen and it was just feedback and you felt that you should just inform us; and you were asked if we could do anything for you.

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