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Hare and Hounds Hotel

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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good31%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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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 15 August 2017

We stayed as a party of 6 in 4 rooms for two nights over the Battle Proms weekend. The staff are a credit to the company particularly, Neil, Holly Sarah and Leila. Also a young lad in the laundry room who helped me by sourcing...More

Thank 938patricia
Response from Jonathan N, Owner at Hare and Hounds HotelResponded 18 August 2017

Dear Patricia Thank you for a great review. We really do love our staff being the stars of the show. They work very hard and we are lucky to have such a professional and caring bunch of nice people to work with- Well done all!!...More

Reviewed 11 August 2017

First visit here since the new Barn Restaurant opened. Party of four for dinner. Excellent, prompt and friendly service. Good menu. Overall the food was good and in line with the market the Barn aims for. We had only one criticism but not bad enough...More

Thank RikkyTikkyTavi
Response from Jonathan N, Owner at Hare and Hounds HotelResponded 18 August 2017

Dear RickyTicky Thank You and we are pleased you enjoyed your evening with us!! Our website just says EAT DRINK SLEEP It's what we do, It's all we do, And we try to do it to the best of our ability!! We are lucky, and...More

Reviewed 9 August 2017

Excellent lodging in the hotel and staff is incredibly helpful. Debby and Lisa are great and helpful with other places to visit. Overall, a great place to stay. We really enjoyed our stay here! However, the wifi connection needs to be improved, but we survived!More

Thank Guppy63
Response from Jonathan N, Owner at Hare and Hounds HotelResponded 8 September 2017

Dear Guppy Ah Highclere, or Downton as many of our Atlantic visitors know it better!! We did have a very unfriendly wifi BUT we on 30th August we had the whole system replaced and have had no complaints since, touch wood!! Thanks for choosing The...More

Reviewed 7 August 2017

A lovely old coaching inn converted to hotel and restauraunt. We were visiting Highclere Castle for Battle of the Proms and the following day a tour of the house so wanted somewhere nearby with good parking. This was just 10 minutes easy drive away. Lovely...More

1  Thank 727Cat
Response from Jonathan N, Owner at Hare and Hounds HotelResponded 18 August 2017

Dear Cat Seems you had a great weekend! We heard the Proms were fantastic and a "Downton" tour never disappoints! It is great to hear that your time with us helped make for a relaxing and fun break. Perhaps next time you might try our...More

Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

We stayed for one night whilst attending the Battle Proms event at Highclere Castle. Lovely clean room and comfy bed, clean bathroom, no faults at all. Staff were lovely, really pleasant and nothing was too much trouble. We plan on returning to the Proms again...More

Thank Hbwickedwitch
Response from Jonathan N, Owner at Hare and Hounds HotelResponded 18 August 2017

Dear HB Thank you for a great review! We read reviews at our monthly meeting and we all here really do care about them and our guests enjoying their time with us. On behalf of us all here thanks again Jonathan and all at The...More

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Free Parking
Restaurant
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
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US$ 95 - US$ 151 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Hotel Style
#4 Business Hotel in Newbury
#5 Romantic Hotel in Newbury
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
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Price range
US$ 95 - US$ 151 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#4 Business Hotel in Newbury
#5 Romantic Hotel in Newbury
Room types
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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