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The Elephant at Pangbourne

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Kent
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We stayed for one night. Having broken the kettle by accident, it was replaced cheerfully and with no quibbles - we did offer to pay as it was our fault! Returning to our room after a really excellent meal in the bar we found that our ensuite bathroom had flooded. Again, this was dealt with cheerfully and promptly - we... More 

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Bury St Edmunds, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I stayed in one of the newly refurbished annexe rooms. They are tastefully furnished and have all the necessities. Unfortunately, there was a problem with the hot water - it never got above luke warm - but I was given a discount on my bill basically before asking - a sign of very good service. The staff were all friendly... More 

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Henley-in-Arden, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited this restaurant on a Monday night. As we were dining with friends we decided that we'd just eat in their pub section (there is a fine dining restaurant as well) as we'd already settled with some pre-dinner drinks in front of the fire. We were really surprised at the food that was on offer in the pub, it was... More 

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Mooresville, NC
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Elephant is located right in the center of Pangbourne, a delightful village on the Thames. The hotel's main rooms, including the bar, are located in the main house, with most of the rooms in an adjoining annexe. The staff were friendly and helpful throughout my stay; the full English breakfast to die for; and my room very comfortable, in... More 

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We booked for two nights starting on the Sunday . on our arrival we were greeted and informed that we we be in room 7 ( a free upgrade ) . The room was spacious and the bathroom, though a bit dated , had everything we needed.After a pleasant walk along the Thames path ( 5 minutes away ) we... More 

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Reviewed 28 October 2016

This dog friendly hotel is decorated in quirky Indian style. The bedrooms were very nice and clean and lovely touches like the Union Jack cushion, water and feeding bowls for our dogs were well appreciated. The stuff for humans were good, too and everything was spotless. The hotel has an excellent enclosed garden with an outdoors giant chess set available.... More 

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Thurso, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 21 October 2016

We booked our anniversary dinner for friends & family here & have had absolutely no regrets. We had four rooms for people travelling long distance, all were different & all were liked by the occupants. Bed linen & towels were of an extremely high quality pillows very comfortable. En-suites & showers were excellent, possibly the only slight critiscism were from... More 

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Reviewed 18 October 2016

The decor is Elephant everywhere- even down to the carved key fobs. Indian styled decor carries the overall theme. Comfortable room with good bathroom. Location will suit walkers doing the Thames Path long distance walk.

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Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

Myself my daughter and granddaughter had a pub lunch here walked in around 1.30 nice and quiet was seated in bar and had a high chair bought immediately . We had a melted Brie baguette with cranberry and huge pot of chips on the side Total value for money Highly recommend

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Reviewed 13 October 2016

Staff were very accomodating with the booking. We increased the numbers on the day to 14 which was not a problem, the waitress was helpful and friendly. Food was excellent and plentiful, we definitely celebrated our mum's birthday in style in their dining room. It was a lovely afternoon, in beautiful surroundings, just perfect for our family group.

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Elephant offers its guests an experience of quirky luxury and a warm welcome, whether staying overnight, dining in the restaurant, or having a relaxed drink in the bar. All 22 bedrooms are individual and furnished with handcrafted furniture, rich ornamental rugs and opulent fabrics. The bar, known as Babar, has a bistro feel, serving simple but excellent British produce, while the restaurant offers beautifully cooked unpretentious food in elegant surroundings. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Elephant at Pangbourne

Address: 3 Church Road, Pangbourne RG8 7AR, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Berkshire > Pangbourne
Price Range: €109 - €205 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Elephant at Pangbourne 3*
Number of rooms: 22
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“Rooms to the rear overlook the garden. Did not see a lift. Parking on site very limited.”
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“A room at the back of the hotel would be better for a weekday stay. Pangbourne has lots of commuters & trucks driving through”
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“Ask for a room facing he gardens as it is on quite a busy road”
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