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Hare and Hounds Hotel

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  • Excellent54%
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Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast Buffet
Non-Smoking Hotel
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Pets Allowed
3 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 5 March 2018

With all the snow that we have experienced in the last week, we found ourselves stranded around the Newbury area with nowhere to go and nowhere to stay. I called the Hare and Hounds pretty late in the night who were brilliant from the off...More

1  Thank Hallimeister65
Response from Jonathan N, Owner at Hare and Hounds HotelResponded 6 March 2018

Dear Hallimeister What a night that was!! We may, apparently, have a problem getting around in the snow, but boy do we know how to respond. The atmosphere and high spirits, in the face of adversity, were so great to see. To all who had...More

Reviewed 3 March 2018

We booked this for a large family meal to celebrate my Mum's 80th birthday. Staff were excellent - very accommodating. We were allowed to decorate the table with balloons etc and also to take our own birthday cake, plates and serviettes. Service was extremely good...More

1  Thank rozhart
Response from Jonathan N, Owner at Hare and Hounds HotelResponded 6 March 2018

Dear Roz Thank you, but it was our pleasure to be chosen to help celebrate such a great day! Mum is very lucky to have such a lovely family, but as we tell our boys, the apples don't fall far from the tree!! Seriously though,...More

Reviewed 27 February 2018 via mobile

On arrival we were greeted by very friendly staff. We were shown to our room which was very clean, well appointed, and later in the evening we found to be very comfortable indeed. The bar area has a good variety of seating areas and some...More

2  Thank Carl L
Response from Jonathan N, Owner at Hare and Hounds HotelResponded 6 March 2018

Dear Carl Thank you so much for such a great review!! The Barn is only 3 years old and yet has become one of the town, and county's most popular restaurants, Indeed we are reigning WBBA Restaurant & Bar of the Year! This is down...More

Reviewed 25 February 2018

Lovely oldy worldly pub with good accommodation. Stopped here overnight to break drive to Brighton. Great price for b& b, staff friendly, breakfast satisfying and freshly cooked. Nice outside seating areas to enjoy a drink. Accommodation is set apart from restaurant and pub in converted...More

1  Thank Sue P
Response from Jonathan N, Owner at Hare and Hounds HotelResponded 6 March 2018

Dear Sue So pleased you enjoyed your stay with us and thank you for taking the time to leave your review. We discuss reviews constantly and are very proud to be #2 in Newbury ahead of many bigger and more modern hotels. We are very...More

Reviewed 19 February 2018

We've been coming to Speen from our home in Lancashire for decades to visit family and so knew about this pub. Not having called in a for a few years, we were very pleasantly surprised to see the wonderful standard of renovations that have happened....More

1  Thank TurnerMWLancashire_
Response from Jonathan N, Owner at Hare and Hounds HotelResponded 6 March 2018

Dear TMWL Thanks for your lovely review, Emma was particularly happy to get a mention! For all travelling down the A34, we really are ideally placed and, we hope, just what a weary traveller needs to perk them up for the journey on, or to...More

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Free Parking
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US$ 94 - US$ 151 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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#4 Business Hotel in Newbury
#5 Romantic Hotel in Newbury
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Non-Smoking Rooms
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US$ 94 - US$ 151 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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#4 Business Hotel in Newbury
#5 Romantic Hotel in Newbury
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Non-Smoking Rooms
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Gareth J
9 April 2018|
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Response from hareandhounds | Property representative |
Hi Yes if you request a first floor cottage room when calling or book one on our website and add request This also gives you 10% dinner discount and a free gift
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Kaibonan
28 February 2018|
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Response from hareandhounds | Property representative |
Hi, The best would be by train Southampton to Newbury, then taxi to us. Alternatively if you have a car then head towards M3 London, Winchester. At junction 9 leave the motorway and follow the A34 to Newbury. Take the... More
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marianhardiman1
26 June 2017|
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Response from hareandhounds | Property representative |
Hi One mile and there is a lovely route to avoid the main roads which takes 20 minutes to walk Thanks Jonathan
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"Great bar!!!"
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"Ask for a room in the main building which is warmer."
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"We didn't stay in the Hotel, just stopped for lunch"
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"People with mobility problems, could have an issue in the main hotel as rooms are on the upper floor"
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