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14 reviews
5 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 15 September 2016 via mobile

Booked this b&b as I thought it was close to Henley and it was last minute, it's about a £20 15 minute taxi ride away. Very clean Great breakfast Nice decor Comfy bed Just slow on service when checking in and out which I found frustrating

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Cas350, Owner at The Bird In Hand Country Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your recent review. I am pleased you enjoyed your stay with us. I am unsure why checking in and out was slow and will be looking into this. I hope you had an enjoyable time in Henley. Caroline Shone More 

Hessle
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76 reviews
22 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 September 2016

Nice easy to find location and all staff exceptionally pleasant. Room was a bit tired but did the job. Well stocked ales in bar and meal was very good except for the calamari starter. It was described as deep fried baby squid but was just rings out of a packet and lacked any taste. Aioli had very little taste of... More 

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Thank 70Delmartian
Cas350, Owner at The Bird In Hand Country Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your recent review and your lovely comments about the staff. I am sorry to hear about the calamari starter and I have asked the staff but none seem to have been aware of the issue as it would have been dealt with immediately. I am pleased the rest of your food and breakfast were up to expectations.... More 

London
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36 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 September 2016

A late booking meant we had to look further afield that Marlow and stumbled across the Bird in Hand. The family room was good value for our family of four (mum, dad and two girls under 5). We were greeted warmly and the staff were really friendly. We enjoyed drinks in the bar and a cheese board served up late... More 

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Cas350, Owner at The Bird In Hand Country Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely comments and I hope you had an enjoyable party. I used to take my children to Ladds to see the animals and they loved it too. Caroline shone More 

London, England, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 August 2016

Stayed in "Dove" Suite and very impressed by the room itself. High quality furnishings, beautiful decor and lovely modern en suite, as well as spotlessly clean - LOVED the room. Small outside generator noise problem which is being addressed by staff. The staff is probably the best encountered, polite, pay immense attention to their guests and eager to please. Restaurant... More 

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Cas350, Owner at The Bird In Hand Country Inn, responded to this review

I am pleased you enjoyed your experience with us and your lovely comments about the staff will be passed on. Thank you for taking the time to post a review. Caroline Shone More 

Worcester, United Kingdom
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38 reviews
21 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 August 2016

My wife and I stayed for 1 night following a birthday party at a friend who lives nearby. The room was comfortable, the staff were polite and efficient and the breakfast was excellent. After dinner we decided to make coffee in the room but discovered that there was no milk on the tray with the coffee,tea, biscuits etc. I returned... More 

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Cas350, Owner at The Bird In Hand Country Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your recent review. I note you stayed with us over the Reading Festival weekend which unfortunately is a higher priced time due to demand. I am sorry you did not have milk in your room and I believe the misunderstanding our end was that you wanted to use the milk that evening hence you were given fresh... More 

kent
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48 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 August 2016 via mobile

Stayed for just one night and what a lovely place this is. The room was perfectly clean and very modern. Had an evening meal and breakfast that were perfect and well priced. The staff are very friendly and attentive well done to you all. It may be a bit more expensive than other nearby places but you get what you... More 

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Cas350, Owner at The Bird In Hand Country Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely review and I am pleased you enjoyed your stay with us. I shall pass your comments on to the staff. Caroline Shone More 

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33 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

This lovely inn/hotel was a real gem. We upgraded to a suite and it was worth every penny. Spacious, clean, beautifully decorated with a huge walk in shower and a roll topped bath. Lovely fluffy towels, robe and slippers were provided. Breakfast was superb. Evening meal superb too. Nice and relaxed atmosphere with warm and friendly staff.

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Cas350, Owner at The Bird In Hand Country Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely review and for taking the time to give us your feedback. I am pleased you enjoyed your stay with us. Caroline Shone More 

London, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 August 2016

Just back from 2 night/3 day stay at this lovely country Inn near Twyford. We were attending the rewind festival - usually stay in Henley but couldnt get a room this year so chose the Bird In Hand. Great location for Henley (15 mins in Taxi) , lovely clean accommodation , super friendly and helpful staff from the minute we... More 

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Cas350, Owner at The Bird In Hand Country Inn, responded to this review

I am so pleased you and your friends enjoyed your experience with us. It is fantastic to receive such high praise and I will certainly pass on your comments to the staff. Thank you for taking the time to give us your feedback. Caroline Shone More 

Shotley Bridge, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 August 2016

Stayed here whilst visiting the Henley Festival. They managed to fit me in at late notice with a single room, which was quite small but with nice en suite bathroom and comfortable bed. The bar area was very old fashioned and wood panelled, I believe that the building itself is very old, so this was in keeping with a property... More 

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Cas350, Owner at The Bird In Hand Country Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your recent review and I am pleased you enjoyed your stay with us. I hope you had a great time at the festival despite the weather! Caroline Shone More 

Maidenhead
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219 reviews
35 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 August 2016

We friends meet often at the Bird in Hand. It is a lovely old inn & the service is pleasant & helpful. On our last visit, we missed their lovely omelette & chips, but tried other delights & had a very good meal. Recommended.

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Cas350, Owner at The Bird In Hand Country Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your recent review and I am pleased you are a happy regular guest with us. I would mention that omelettes are available any time although not expressly mentioned on the evening menu. Caroline Shone More 

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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities

Additional Information about The Bird In Hand Country Inn

Address: Bath Road, Knowl Hill, Maidenhead RG10 9UP, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Berkshire > Windsor and Maidenhead > Maidenhead > Knowl Hill
Price Range: $158 - $216 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Bird In Hand Country Inn 4*
Number of rooms: 22
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“They offer some very nice rooms, for instance some friends stayed in the Robin room, they said it was very nice.”
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“The suites are very nice and have air conditioning.”
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“Room 9 fab family room. The George the third suite is fantastic for couples or special occasions”
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“There are 22 en-suite roos...all look great.”
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