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Reviewed 3 August 2015

I find some of the negative reviews below baffling as I found the owners to be friendly and very helpful. I had to stay unexpectedly at short notice, and had to extend my stay twice. All of this was accomplished smoothly and with no fuss. I found my room to be comfortable and clean. It is true (as some reviewers...

Thank magicwookie
Reviewed 29 July 2015 via mobile

A warm greeting from the lady owner. Took my card details by writing them down! The room was okay very basic and Same with the bathroom. Bed was comfortable enough and wifi was good. A beautiful view from the window. Evening meal was a bit of a let down. Order a 3 course menu as it worked out cheaper because...

1Thank Andrew T
Gloucester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 July 2015

Our stay here was pleasant, but could have been so much better. The garden outside needed some summer colour in its tubs outside and some weeding and general sprucing up, for it is a very attractive space round a lovely building. I was very worried by the evidence of damp in the landing ceiling and the dining room roof. The...

Thank Hortensia2013
Ross-on-Wye, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 July 2015 via mobile

Booked into this hotel via booking.com. I noted that the payment was taken on the day of booking but my card details were asked for again on arrival(why?)I was given a key by a pleasant and polite lady but not shown to the room. I chose not to eat in the restaurant as I felt it was too expensive for...

5Thank qubo66
Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
Reviewed 23 May 2015

Discovered on "Late-bookings.com", a quirky country stop-over out of town and in the Swindon area. It appeared just the job and a reasonable room rate. We arrived around 18:00 on a Friday evening. A beautiful converted school in what seemed to be the middle of nowhere! The car park was empty with the exception of the owners car and we...

3Thank peter_tull
Reviewed 14 May 2015

warm comfortable room, excellent food, lovely lady that runs it and a beautiful dog called Fred, what more do you want, my first visit here but not my last, will be recommending to all my colleagues. not for night life lovers, but if quiet, quaint and charming is the cut of your jib after a long day then this is...

Thank john g
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 May 2015

I booked and paid for 2 nights for my brother at this place - they were hostile and unhelpful and refused admittance without the cardholder present despite being happy to take payment over the phone and well aware of the situation. In my 20yrs as a journalist and filmmaker booking crews all over the world I have NEVER experienced such...

3Thank melaniek777
England, UK
Reviewed 7 February 2015

Needing to be at a funeral early in the morning and with a drive of 80 miles in the rush hour and iffy winter weather we decided it best to go down the day before so we stayed only one night but would definitely use The School House if we needed to stay in the area again! The food, both...

1Thank Gulliver-Gallivanter
Calne, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 January 2015

Between Christmas and New Year we had a family gathering here after having a walk just down the road in Lydiard Park. The booking was for 2pm. There were 10 of us (8 adults & 2 children). We were the only people eating which was fine because we were quite a large group and it allowed us to be more...

Thank KLH1975
Reviewed 14 September 2014

We visited the Old School House for a meal and was most impressed, right from the warm welcome. Food is obviously freshly cooked to order so this is not a venue that rushes its customers through by turning tables several times an evening - they appear to be offering a full evening experience. It starts in the bar with drinks....

Thank Wessex_Moonraker

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Paid Wifi
  • Paid Internet
  • Free Parking
  • Multilingual Staff
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  • Dry Cleaning
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Schoolhouse Hotel is a small family run hotel in the Swindon countryside. The Schoolhouse Hotel and Restaurant is run in a comfortable and relaxed manner. Our food has a distinctive European influence without "pomp and circumstance". Seafood and fish, in particular flatfish are some of our specialties. Enjoy the comfort of our rooms and appreciate the company of your friends in our restaurant. We just look forward welcoming to you back. We enjoy to care as long as you care to enjoy! ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Schoolhouse Hotel

Address: Hook Street | Royal Wootton Bassett, Hook SN4 8EF, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Wiltshire > Hook
Price Range: $95 - $180 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Schoolhouse Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 9
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Also Known As:
School Hotel Hook
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“The ground floor would be accessible for wheelchair users.”
540lorraineb, 15 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Had a top floor at the front of the Hotel and that was very nice quite and comfortable”
388Pauld388, 7 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Ground floor back of the hotel - you could sneak out after the curfew for a pint”
Himself_again, 26 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Call, ask for a refurbished room and get a commitment before booking.”
george1604, 2 May 2016 | Read review
“country side, close to Lydiard Park”
TashaBeanie, 8 Apr 2016 | Read review
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