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Sheffield, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

we stayed again for the second time at christmas and found everything as good as it was the first time all the staff were friendly and helpful as always we would recommend the christmas package it is relly good value for money looing forward to going back in the future

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Andrew L, General Manager at BEST WESTERN PLUS West Retford Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Paul, I'm pleased to hear that you had an enjoyable festive time at the West Retford for the second year running. We look forward to welcoming you again. regards, Andrew.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed there the 28th 29th Dec 2026 for my sisters wedding. It was amazing the whole event from us turning up the day before the big day to us leaving lunch time the day after. The hotel staff was so helpful and nice, nothing was to much trouble. I would like to thank Jess and especially Alice who was...

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Andrew L, General Manager at BEST WESTERN PLUS West Retford Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review and 5 star rating. I'm pleased you had an amazing day, thank you for mentioning some of the staff by name. We hope to see you again in the very near future. regards, Andrew.

Hertfordshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Could not fault this hotel Received a warm welcome at reception Room was comfortable and very well appointed Bar food had an excellent choice. Breakfast was also very good and listed at £10.95 but if paid when checking in was £7.00 The staff were very helpful and friendly Would thoroughly recommend this hotel.

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Andrew L, General Manager at BEST WESTERN PLUS West Retford Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your recent review and I'm pleased we met with your expectations. Hopefully you will be returning very soon. regards, Andrew.

Nottingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Second time staying here and have no problems . This time was put in the cottages next to the main building which are very nice apart from the steps up to the room which i was not told about. Not a problem for me but was not told when i booked. Very happy to recommend hotel and the staff and...

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Andrew L, General Manager at BEST WESTERN PLUS West Retford Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review and kind words. I'm sorry you didn't appreciate the stairs to your room but should you stay with us again we will accommodate you in the Georgian building in one of our newly refurbished rooms. kind regards, Andrew.

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We booked the Christmas deal as my husbands children live in Retford and was a good way off them to be able to join us for Christmas lunch. The deal itself was remarkably good value taking into account that the Christmas meal alone would have set us back £70 per person. I have to say that the quantity of food...

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Andrew L, General Manager at BEST WESTERN PLUS West Retford Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Lucy T, Thank you for your recent review. I'm pleased you recognised the value of the package which included accommodation and the Christmas Lunch. I also pleased you found the food on the whole was good and plentiful. I'm sorry you found the evening buffet was lacking in vegetarian options, something we will look to improve next year. We...

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I stay in hotels quite often and I've stayed in this hotel quite regularly of late. Every time I stay at this hotel the entire team and the hotel manager make my stay very pleasurable. They go above and beyond in this hotel to ensure you have a relaxed, luxurious stay. The foods nice and very reasonably priced. I have...

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Andrew L, General Manager at BEST WESTERN PLUS West Retford Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Julie, many thanks for the glowing review, it's always nice to receive positive words from regular, returning guests such as you. We look forward to seeing you again in 2017. regards, Andrew.

lincolnshire britain
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I booked for Christmas lunch for 4 adults a child of 11 and a child of 2, after having to telephone over 3 times because I was charged wrong, It was finally sorted out, we had to pre-book meals which I could understand why at the time, but as you read into my review you will understand my point of...

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Andrew L, General Manager at BEST WESTERN PLUS West Retford Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Mandy t, Thank you for your review and comments. For Christmas Day we offer our customers 2 options. The first being a Family style carvery priced at £45.00 per person, the second option is our Gourmet Christmas Day served in the Orangery, priced at £70.00 per person. We do describe both of these options in the brochure. I'm sorry...

Tuxford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I organised a pre christmas lunch for a group of 16 people at this hotel and the meal was enjoyed by us all on 20th December. The orangery room in which we ate was really lovely, the decor is very tasteful enhanced by the christmas decorations. We were made very welcome and the service throughout was faultless, once we sat...

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Andrew L, General Manager at BEST WESTERN PLUS West Retford Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Irenenights, thank you for your review and I'm pleased you chose the West Retford for your Christmas lunch. I'm pleased we met with your expectations and that you had an enjoyable time. We look forward to seeing you again next year! regards, Andrew.

Worksop, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Dropped in for a 3 course pre Christmas festive lunch which is 3 courses and coffee with mini mince pie for £19 per head. The meal was served in the Orangery restaurant and a large group were already in there when we arrived complete with Christmas hats from the crackers. The food was good with a good choice for each...

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Andrew L, General Manager at BEST WESTERN PLUS West Retford Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Alan C, Thank you for the review and comments. I'm pleased you enjoyed your meal in our Orangery restaurant. I'm sorry the style of room and decorations were not to your taste we have had some nice comments from other customers but I will review this next year. regards, Andrew.

Nottinghamshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 December 2016 via mobile

Had fab nite for our buffet nite. Room was gud and food excellent. Staff were friendly and helpful. Unfortunately we ended up downstairs as dj was bit old and music dated and he was using e cigarette indoors

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Andrew L, General Manager at BEST WESTERN PLUS West Retford Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review and nice comments regarding the night in question. Thank you for the information regarding the DJ as we do not allow vaping indoors. We hope to see you again in the new year. regards, Andrew.

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
A superb 18th Century manor house set in over 5 acres of professionally landscaped gardens. Located in the historic market town of Retford, this traditional 63 bedroomed hotel is one of the best in the area.Relax in the comforts of The West Retford Hotel by enjoying a drink in the Chatsworth Bar before dining in the luxurious Orangery Restaurant, with a menu featuring traditional favourites and exciting new dishes.The hotel is ideally situated for business travellers or leisure guests with the A1 and M1 only a short drive away making it perfectly located to explore the local area or further afield.With a newly refurbished ballroom dating back to 1851, with patio doors opening on to a large seating area and six other meeing rooms this hotel is the only choice.Whether it be for a business stay, conference, wedding, function or a leisurely break let us welcome you! ... more   less 

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Address: 24 North Road, Retford DN22 7XG, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Nottinghamshire > Retford
Price Range: $100 - $217 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — BEST WESTERN PLUS West Retford Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 63
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Worksop Best Western
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“Main house would be preferable to avoid having to walk outside from the annexe to the dining room and bar.”
 of 5 bubbles LucyT863, 29 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Family room has plenty of room”
 of 5 bubbles porsche996, 7 Dec 2016 | Read review
“our feature room was lovely (included in our wedding package)”
 of 5 bubbles 129nash, 6 Dec 2016 | Read review
“The cottages are located outside and up steep stairs let reception know if you have any mobility issues. There are no lifts.”
 of 5 bubbles 241linz, 21 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Rooms east side of annexe' overlook gardens. West side might be quieter when if visit coincidences with main building 'parties'”
 of 5 bubbles colinm329, 31 Oct 2016 | Read review
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