Great Quality Restaurant, Hotel a little tired.
31/08/2015 MysteryDiner76, London, United Kingdom
On arrival at the hotel, it definitely has what you would consider `kerb appeal`, and appears to have all the right facilities ie pool etc and is set in really nice grounds. The Reception area is how... more
On arrival at the hotel, it definitely has what you would consider `kerb appeal`, and appears to have all the right facilities ie pool etc and is set in really nice grounds. The Reception area is however slightly more indicative of the rest of the hotel, in that it is slightly tired. From the reception you walk straight through into the bar area and then from there off to the various parts of the hotel.
The bar and staff were very good, but the seating is a bit thin and some of it is also looking a bit tired so if you are meeting a group or friends as we were its not particularly well laid out.
We were there for an evening meal and this was a real surprise, excellent top quality food for a bargain price. I can honestly say that I was expecting standard mass hotel fare but the hotel has excelled itself. The restaurant was very busy and I think that they had a number of people from the local area using it for the meal rather than for the hotel, either way, it really was of a high standard.
Service throughout our stay was very good, but particularly good in the restaurant with knowledgeable and attentive staff.
Accommodation was OK, but more in line with a mid range business hotel. Due to the size of the place they are obviously aiming at the Conference/Business/function trade and the night we stayed there was a local sports team celebrating something, so the rooms were noisy with people coming and going until fairly late on.
In terms of value for money we had Dinner, Bed and Breakfast for about £100 although probably another £50 or so on drinks, so all in I consider this to be very good value for money. less