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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

We had a lovely overnight stay at the Old Railway station. It's Charming, delightful. The attention to detail is fab. The staff are so friendly and helpful. It's a breath of fresh air. The setting is perfect, the railway embankment is full of flowers and the woods are full of beautiful bird life. The carriages are very plush and warm...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Booked for my husband as a Christmas present. It was cozy and welcoming . On arrival we were given tea/coffee and homemade shortbread In Front of a roaring fire in the "waiting" room. The carriage we were shown to was clean and comfortable plenty of tea bags sugar etc comfy bed and lovely bathroom and very atmospheric . Breakfast of...

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1Thank mazza501
Woking
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Warm welcome on check in and quickly shown to our 'carriage' . We were in Alicanre...spotlessly clean and tastefully furnished. Welcome drink and shortbread in The Waiting Room once we had settled in. Lots of interesting information and photographs everywhere. Booked a table in the Badger pub for our evening meal....2 mins away. Definitely need a car to travel into...

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1Thank Sarahj611004
Cheshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Old Railway Station issue a marvellously quirky delight. Staying in a pullman carriage is great fun, though they are a little on the snug side. The old waiting room is where afternoon tea, cakes and breakfast is served. Sadly it's the breakfast that lets this place down a bit. Although some mornings were better than others, the cooked items...

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Cannot rate this highly enough, we stayed last night in Alicante carriage. We were greeted by such a lovely lady who even offered to carry my bag, & incited us to a welcome drink & homemade cake once settled into our carriage. Everything is off such a high standard from the crisp white bed linen to the first class bathroom,...

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Tewkesbury, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We haven't been here yet. I am planning a surprise stay for my husband's 70th birthday in 2019. Please don't mention it again or he might see it and it won't be a surprise! It looks lovely and a friend did this for her husbad a few weeks ago. She highly recommended it.

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1Thank Linda W
Surrey
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It's difficult to write a review of somewhere like the Old Railway Station and add anything that hasn't been said before! We visited last year for tea and cake with friends who live locally, and I have been wanting to stay here ever since. I took the opportunity of my husband's birthday to book a one-night stay in one of...

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1Thank Jo1Surrey
Portsmouth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It is difficult to write this without using superlatives and clichés and repeating what others have said but it really is the most wonderful place to stay, whether you are a train buff or not. The setting is lovely, the carriages magical, the staff friendly, the breakfast sublime. It makes the perfect venue for a birthday or anniversary treat and...

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1Thank Twincams
peterborough,england
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I spent the night in a carriage last week at the Old Station. We were booked in by our adult kids as part of our Golden Wedding celebrations. The whole experience was wonderful from the courtesy of the staff to the excellence of the converted carriage which was absolutely spotless. We loved the afternoon tea and the...

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Camberley, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were given this experience as a present, and it was absolutely great. We had afternoon tea when we got there, served in the restored waiting room - trust me, you've never seen a railway waiting room so stylish. We found the service very friendly, and the accommodation excellent, warm, comfortable and, well, quirky. But you don't have to be...

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  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Widely acclaimed as Britain's most beautiful railway station, Petworth's former train station is now one of the country's most unusual destination hotels. Step back in time and enjoy a romantic and unique break in one of our restored Pullman railway carriages or stay in the old Station House. In summer, enjoy our fine breakfast on the platform, overlooking our exotic garden or, in winter, by a roaring fire in our former Waiting Room, with its 20ft vaulted ceiling.The Old Railway Station has something for every discerning traveller, looking for something different. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Old Railway Station

Address: The Old Station Station Road | West Sussex, Petworth GU28 0JF, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > West Sussex > Petworth
Price Range: €166 - €235 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Old Railway Station 4*
Number of rooms: 10
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“The carriages are quirky though not particularly roomy. There are two more spacious rooms in the station building.”
 of 5 bubbles Jo1Surrey, 27 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Get the owners to talk you through the options on the phone.”
 of 5 bubbles FrankC812, 23 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Though two rooms in main building book a carriage.”
 of 5 bubbles rainbow003, 15 Feb 2017 | Read review
“You sleep in a Pullman coach”
 of 5 bubbles robinrV3626PR, 14 Feb 2017 | Read review
“No good for wheelchair and need wellies if you go to the local pub when raining and a torch”
 of 5 bubbles Q9706KTdavidm, 11 Jan 2017 | Read review
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