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Stroud, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 May 2014

Great location right in the middle of this lovely unspoilt village. We had a very romantic old room in the roof of this venerable building, with views over the roofs to the countryside. The room was a superior, good size fitted between the beams and rafters, and well-equipped. We packed on the street right opposite but you might have to...

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Bridgend, United Kingdom
Reviewed 8 April 2014

The person who took our booking (with a gift voucher) was a bit grumpy - pointing to the small print of the voucher conditions rather than making us feel he'd like to host us. The room (New England) had old-fashioned character. Comfortable bed and adequate shower-and-wash room - only adequate as squeezed into existing room, and small. The room was...

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2Thank DavidRHarries
John_Paterson, Owner at Cardynham House, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. It is correct that there was a problem with our heating on one of the nights of your stay. As soon as we knew that the heating was not working we got our engineer in the following morning and the problem was rectified by 10AM. I was away at the time and my staff should...

wales
Reviewed 3 April 2014

We've just come home from a few days away in Painswick, we stayed in this little place, what a lovely guest house, each room has its own style ours was Country Rose. The bathroom although small, had everything you'd need and the shower was wonderful, very uncomplicated even I could use it without calling my husband first.lol. The staff were...

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3Thank grannychick
Surrey, United Kingdom
Reviewed 30 March 2014

We enjoyed our stay at this lovely guest house. It is very well looked after, with great people doing that great job. The room we had, New England was very nice and well maintained. The location was beautiful, with such beautiful views. This is a place that we would love to visit again.

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2Thank Paul B
Oldham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 March 2014

Having stayed in so many 'plastic hotels' and samey chains, with their corporate decor and predictable service, the Cardynham House was a real breath of fresh air. Wonderful welcome, the quirkiest hotel we've ever stayed in, and just wonderful. It felt as though we were staying at a friend's house ... totally relaxed, friendly and lovely. The staff - who...

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3Thank Jinny H
Reading, United Kingdom
Reviewed 23 February 2014

We arrived last Friday for two nights and found the staff very friendly and offering a warm welcome. We booked a table for two in the bistro that evening. We both had three courses from an excellent selection of set menu and specials which included some interesting choices like wildboar and a game trio. The food was exceptional with very...

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2Thank Jackie D
Reviewed 19 December 2013

We stayed at the Cardynham last weekend for 2 nights. My partner had booked the pool room as a surprise for my 40th birthday. We were not disappointed. As soon as we arrived our bags were wrestled out of our hands as we were shown to our room and given instructions on using the pool. The room was lovely, warm,...

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2Thank Flyingpigeon73
Aberdare, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 December 2013

Nice place, good welcome perfect to get away from it all to relax. Rooms all have character, didn't, eat in the restaurant but looked good. Breakfasts nice, well cooked and tasted fine. I would recommend this hotel.

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2Thank Neil R
Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 11 December 2013

Cardynham House is advertised as a 15th century house which is what makes it so unique & a wonderful place to stay. If you want a porter at reception to carry your bags,champagne drinks on arrival, monsoon showers in the bathroom, butler service to provide bed tea in the mornings & turn on the room heaters, high tea in the...

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3Thank Polly255060
south yorkshire
Reviewed 17 November 2013

Booked this hotel for 2 nights as a base for the cheltenham races painswick is a lovely village On arrival The hotel looks great from the outside as soon as you walk in through into the lounge area it felt cold the fire in the lounge area was not lit the 2 nights we stayed this would have been more...

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4Thank stevenSouthYorkshire
John_Paterson, Owner at Cardynham House, responded to this review

I am sorry that this guest felt the need to post this review. I spoke to them on departure and they made no mention that they were not satisfied with their stay in any way. We do source our ingredients locally wherever possible but we are in a rural location - our croissants are supplied part baked and frozen but...

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Address: Tibbiwell Street | The Cross, Painswick GL6 6XX, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Cotswolds > Painswick
Price Range: €101 - €153 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Cardynham House 4*
Number of rooms: 9
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Cardynham House Painswick, Cotswolds
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“Room number 2 has a four poster”
 of 5 bubbles Nigel595, 25 Feb 2017 | Read review
“New England was one of the cheaper rooms.Spacious and cosy. Ensuite small but this doesn't concern us as its just a place to wash and wee!”
 of 5 bubbles catherinek773, 1 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Stayed in room 2 - PALM BEACH. Comfortable with good shower”
 of 5 bubbles 475alisonk, 14 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Medieval room is beautiful and has views of the village street.”
 of 5 bubbles 171charlottes, 25 Oct 2016 | Read review
“All rooms individually themed,so important to view website”
 of 5 bubbles stevemarie2016, 18 Oct 2016 | Read review
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