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The Yew Tree Inn

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

We made a weekend of coming to Newbury to visit Highclere Castle and decided to book one night. The hotel and pub are immaculate we couldn't fault it in anyway. Best fish and chips I have had in a long time and all the portions were good for the prices. My fiancée booked the next night as a surprise for...

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Basingstoke, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had our works Christmas meal at the Yew Tree and I decided to stop Afterwards as I don't work local to home. I was impressed with both the food in the restaurant and the overall stay. You don't always get the best of food on a Christmas menu but we were all impressed with the quality. The room was...

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Essex, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed here for one night recently. Dinner was good and breakfast excellent but so many little things spoiled the overall impression of the place. On arrival the ladies loos in the pub were dirty, like they hadn't been checked for some time. Not enough staff on duty but a 16 year old boy seemed to be holding everything together! Our...

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Chard
Reviewed 18 November 2016

We stopped for coffee here once on our way to our daughter's in Aylesbury. It was a great place so we decided to stay one night. Our room was just right, big enough for an overnight stay, but not sure if we could have done a week there. We went down for dinner and everything was freshly cooked, which was...

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Stratford-upon-Avon, United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 November 2016

A few words of praise for the management and staff at the Yew Tree Inn at Highclere. Originally we had booked for the Monday but due to holiday changes moved the date easily to the Thursday with no fuss. An early request for 7:30 am breakfast was accommodated outside of the normal 08:00 - 10:00 breakfast times and I have...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 November 2016

Came here for lunch but the food was not up to its usual standard. My Pheasant was tough as old boots and my apple and blackberry crumble did not work at all .Had whitebait to start which was ok but overall not up to its usual standard

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Westcliff-on-Sea, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 October 2016

We decided to stay here primarily because of its location near to the Highclere Stud. The establishment just oozes Olde English charm and atmosphere. It is an attractive building with a lovely bar and dining room and in our case a pretty en-suite bedroom. My wife was very pleased with what was a clean and spacious bathroom and the 'wet-room'...

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Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 3 October 2016

It's confusing that some reviews are for their restaurant and others for their rooms, but we found both to be pretty good. Recommended by Highclere Castle as being close by, the Yew Tree Inn is still 15 mins by taxi if they're dropping off at the front gate. Apparently the back gate of Highclere Castle is closer, but wasn't open...

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New Malden, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 September 2016

Right from the friendly welcome on passing the threshold, I thought we were onto 'a winner'. The Inn appeared to be in the middle of nowhere. Part of the building can be traced back to 1745 and the uptodate additions have been made very sympathetically. My wife and I had the 'sycamore' room that was small, with room for one...

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Scotland
Reviewed 4 September 2016

We visit the Newbury area several times a year, but this was our first stay at the Yew Tree. We would be happy to return, though would prefer to avoid the Birch and Maple rooms - very close to the A-road, which can be busy even at night (with noise / headlights disturbing sleep). Our room was cosy and charming,...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
A 15-minute drive from Newbury, The Yew Tree is an award winning country inn offering stylish rooms, seasonal British food and a warm and friendly service. The lovely inn has recently been awarded 2 Rosettes and a 4 Star accommodation from AA. Each room offers a flat-screen TV, en-suite bathroom, Branche d'Olive toiletries and tea and coffee making facilities. Dogs are very welcome and dog beds and bowl are available on request. The property offers free Wi-Fi and free car parking on site. Highclere Castle, famous for Downtown Abbey TV set, is only a 7 minute drive away. Basingstoke is 20 miles and Andover is 10 miles from The Yew Tree. The historic city of Oxford can be reached in around 40 minutes. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Yew Tree Inn

Address: Andover Road Hollington Cross, Highclere RG20 9SE, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Hampshire > Highclere
Price Range: £88 - £124 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Yew Tree Inn 4*
Number of rooms: 7
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“Ask for a room away from the 'A' road that runs past it.”
 of 5 bubbles Lowesmidgard, 21 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Sycamore, quiet and cosy, but steam could be a problem in the winter I would think.”
 of 5 bubbles SAKMOD, 26 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Very steep stairs, ask for a room away from the road”
 of 5 bubbles sallyimb, 19 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Book early!”
 of 5 bubbles Dan_Mei, 13 Oct 2015 | Read review
“Dog friendly rooms are in the courtyard/garden area”
 of 5 bubbles marilyn035, 6 Oct 2015 | Read review
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