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Hare and Hounds Hotel

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14/05/2017 15/05/2017
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Reviewed 10 September 2016 via mobile

Popped in to The Hare & Hounds for a bite to eat on our way to a hotel. All of the restaurant staff were pleasant, friendly and helpful. There was a good selection on the menu and a 'Great Deal Lunch' which offered two courses for £9.95. We both had a starter of whitebait and a main course of fish...

1Thank Amy B
Newbury, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

You are always sure of a friendly welcome when you visit the Hare and Hounds. Had a couple of pints of locally brewed ale and a very pleasant evening. Didn't eat this time but have in the past and have always been pleased with the portion sizes and quality of the food.

Thank squeakymarsh
Royal Tunbridge Wells, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

The wedding reception was great in the room that hold 76 guests. The food was excellent as was the service at the tables and in the bar. The Maitre D' organised everything really well and the pig roast in the evening was excellent. Definitely recommend it for a wedding reception.

Thank shawej
hareandhounds, Owner at Hare and Hounds Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Shawej We are proud to give the small number of weddings we do our very best attention. It is a special thing to be able to make that special day extra special and the thanks goes to our hard working team who really do care. That is the difference, so thank to you and to all of them!! Jonathan...

South Glous
Reviewed 1 September 2016 via mobile

Starting with the positives, just picked this place for a one night stop over. Location wise, with a small dog it was great for a walk in to Newbury. Turn right out of the drive then first right down a footpath takes you in to a pretty posh residential area. Turn left and walk down to a nice park, across...

Thank Weebaldy
hareandhounds, Owner at Hare and Hounds Hotel, responded to this review

Dear WeeBaldy Thank you for you review, I would say that we are in the mein, not a busy or noisy pub garden sort of place! I'm pleased the Food was enjoyable and the area in general and that we accommodated your dog, you'll be pleased to know that the window will be replaced forthwith and the carpets are scheduled...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 30 August 2016

Stayed for 2 nights in August 2016. We had a cottage mews room in the rear car park. The room was small but adequate, generally clean and tidy (except for a few cobwebs !). If you are considering staying here check first if there is a wedding booked as there was when we stayed here. The wedding party took over...

Thank pcarr101
hareandhounds, Owner at Hare and Hounds Hotel, responded to this review

Dear PCarr Thanks for you comments, and I am sorry the wedding disturbed you on one of your 3 nights stay. We do only have 20 weddings per year, it is part of the economics of being able to build "The best restaurant in Newbury". We list weddings on our EAT page on our website and do try to warn...

Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

We stayed here and couldn't fault the hotel, staff, service or food in anyway. However we couldn't say the same for the wedding guests. If you're planning a stay here please check first if there is a wedding or event on that you aren't part of. When in our room we felt like we were right in the middle of...

Thank advisor1970
hareandhounds, Owner at Hare and Hounds Hotel, responded to this review

Dear 1970 Thank you for your honest and reasonable review. My sincere apologies for the behaviour of the wedding guests, and the resultant reduction in your enjoyment of your stay. We built The Barn knowing we would need to do 20 wedding per year to achieve the stunning room we are all so proud of. Having done 38 weddings, this...

Reviewed 27 August 2016

Four of us plus Baby booked Sunday lunch on 12 noon on the 21st August 2016. A lovely venue, the resturant was light and airy, spotlessly clean, no screaming kids or people trying to force as much free salad down ther neck as possible. The roast dinners were first class and during the dinner my daughter had to leave the...

Thank Paul H
hareandhounds, Owner at Hare and Hounds Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Paul Oh for a 5 star!! It is our way to go further than expected to ensure that all our guests have a great time, and we love to hear this is appreciated so much. Come back soon and rest assured, these reviews mean a great deal to us all hear. Thanks Jonathan and all at The Inn

Derby, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 August 2016

Stayed a couple of nights and ate there both nights. Food was quite good, especially the fish pie which was excellent. The room was good. A fair size & clean. Lots of off road parking and the road outside is quiet from about 11pm to 5 am. All in all I would stay here again.

Thank Freefirezone
Thatcham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 24 August 2016

We have eaten hear before and enjoyed the tasty food very much, service was always good and friendly, this visit on a Friday a couple of weeks ago was very different, food was not very tasty, prawns served with Cajun sauce was tomato ketchup, chicken wrapped in Parma ham was wrapped in back bacon with four roasted vegetable bits, star...

Thank fishthat
hareandhounds, Owner at Hare and Hounds Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Fishthat Oh dear, this really is not our usual standard and we have had a long chat to make sure that all here understand the standards that have brought you and many others back so often. Please message me so we can chat about putting things right and restoring your faith. We are human and make mistakes, but believe...

Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

The Hotel itself is lovely, food was very nice and the proprietor was extremely keen to be of assistance. The room itself smelt wonderfully clean, but a little small for the cost. The bathroom hosted a rather large bath, however the shower didn't work (something a few more of our friends had also noticed). The free WiFi was also a...

Thank MadJenMac
hareandhounds, Owner at Hare and Hounds Hotel, responded to this review

Dear MadJen Thank you for taking the time to leave your comments. I was not aware that we had a problem with a number of showers all stopping working, and have had no reports since, so I am at a loss, but my apologies. As with all problems we do urge guests to mention it at the time so we...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
All you would expect from a modern Coaching Inn; don't take our word for it, read our reviews. We're rightfully proud of our Inn and particularly so of our greatest asset our staff! New for 2015 Our new restaurant THE BARN is now open!See the photos , it's stunning! Well appointed, modern bedrooms with free wireless internet; highly popular restaurant; friendly locals Pub & dining bar; Extensive free parking. Located 3 miles from M4 jct 13, and 1 mile from A34, ideally situated for business or leisure. We are just a mile from the town centre and 3 miles from the famous Newbury racecourse, and are in close proximity to all major businesses. Privately owned by the Nelsey family since 2005 this 17th Century Inn has recently been refurbished to reflect both it's heritage and the needs of both local and travelling guests. The stable and cottage style bedrooms are arranged around parking for 60+ cars, with the coach rooms being in the main inn (the stairs are a wee bit steep). Come inside to experience the warmth and style of our bar and restaurant. Relax, while you enjoy a choice of 3 real ales, beers, quality wines, excellent food, and all in the comfort of our refurbished Bar and Restaurant. The Inn keeps growing from strength to strength, thanks mainly to the friendly staff and management. But don't just take our word for it, come stay with us and find out for yourselves. We look forward to welcoming you Jonathan & Jean Nelsey and all the staff. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hare and Hounds Hotel

Address: Bath Road | Speen, Newbury RG14 1QY, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Berkshire > Newbury
Price Range: ₹ 5,073 - ₹ 8,797 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Hare and Hounds Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 30
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Also Known As:
Hare And Hounds Newbury
Hare And Hounds Hotel Newbury, Berkshire
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“They are alll good!!”
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“Rooms 19 to 22 ground floor & easy access with parking outside room & away from the road which can be busy at times although not a problem”
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“Rooms away from the road are good, no external noise”
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“This place is on a busy road but the rooms seem to be to the back and side of the main old inn.”
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“Rooms to the rear of the car park are further from the main road and quieter.”
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