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We spend a lot of time in the area but have never visited here before. We had an 86 year old with us and called in as he reminisced about holidays in the area 75 years ago. We went into the Tearoom instead of the...More
We stayed over the weekend of 25/26 August '17.
An unusual hotel but a very nice experience. Staff are very attentive, food is fantastic, and there's a nice little bar for a pre dinner drink.
Our Room (5) was very spacious and comfortable. It has...More
Well-mannered, quiet, Edwardian but with better food- make that excellent food. Spacious rooms, with en suite in our case, attentive service and a gong to announce dinner. No obvious concessions to the 21st Century or even the late 20th so an ideal and delightful place...More
The Howtown Hotel is truly one of a kind.
There is no online booking facility, which requires you to ring the hotel directly and make the reservation, which is indeed a very pleasant experience. On the arrival, you are taken to your room where you...More
There were six of us and dog and we stopped here on a very wet Saturday in July, it was also cold. Had soup and a sandwich all round, excellent food and value. Homemade mushroom soup and coronation chicken ideal and very welcome. Staff welcoming...More
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we only called in for tea after our group walk. I would think it would be music free as it is a lovely old worlde hotel. It used to have music in the bar long long ago where they would sing all the hunting songs but I have... More
we only called in for tea after our group walk. I would think it would be music free as it is a lovely old worlde hotel. It used to have music in the bar long long ago where they would sing all the hunting songs but I have never heard of it happening now. My friend went on a sunday night for a meal where it is a old fashioned salad and all the staff are in old fashioned costume.
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"Only a couple of ensuite rooms (Room 5 is one). The others have separate private bathrooms."