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The Hardinge Arms

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11/06/2017 12/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Reviewed 24 July 2014

I stayed for 2 nights and found everything to be excellent. The tranquil setting, clean smart room with comfortable bedding, very good breakfast and dinner, welcoming and attentive staff. I expect to return in the future.

1Thank cypruscouple
Nottingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 June 2014 via mobile

Hey there we stayed at the Hardinge arms on the 26 of May and from the moment we arrived till the moment we left we was more than happy with the service and the friendly atmosphere, the place was lovely our room was brill just what I like ! all lovely and clean too. Also we met a couple of...

4Thank Leanneblurton
South shields
Reviewed 8 June 2014

We stayed here for one night as we were going to a 60th birthday party nearby. The accomodation is located in the outbuildings next to the pub. The rooms were spacious clean and very comfortable. We didn't eat at the pub other than breakfast which had a good selection of fresh fruit, cereals, and cooked breakfast to order. If I...

2Thank Jane L
Carolyn B, Owner at The Hardinge Arms, responded to this review

We are really pleased you enjoyed your stay and hope you get chance to visit us again soon.

Oakham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 22 May 2014

We have family who live a few villages away. The Hardinge is definitely our preferred eating/meeting place in the area. The bar and the restaurant provide a slightly different atmosphere to each other to suit different occasions. We have had a few family celebrations there and do not have a bad word to say about the place.

Thank PickyPom
Corby, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 May 2014

I stayed at The Hardinge Arms for one night - 14th My 2014 with a group of friends as we were visiting a local exhibition. I have to say that it was a lovely experience from start to finish. The pub itself is very welcoming with a friendly feel to it. The owners were especially friendly to us and were...

1Thank Chris F
Carolyn B, Owner at The Hardinge Arms, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to post a review, it was good to meet you all . See all again soon

Dartford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 May 2014

Stayed two nights whilst at a function nearby. Its convenient for East Midlands Airport. Since my last visit some years ago, a lot of new housing has been built at what used to be the end of the car park, and access is past the pub accomodation. All rooms are in old stables/barns opposite the pub. Room 6 was spacious...

1Thank jj-the-jetsetter
Carolyn B, Owner at The Hardinge Arms, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments, as you stated we have recently taken over and are in the process of repairs etc. we have got a decorator booked and are looking into ways of keeping the carpets clean. The menu isn't huge but we do have the changing specials menu and the standard pub menu, on which all the food is...

Crawley, United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 May 2014

We picked the Hardinge Arms from a few we found on the internet. When we phoned to make the booking the lady who answered the phone (Carolyn) was very helpful and booked us in for one night. On arrival the welcome was friendly, we were taken over to our room which was clean and comfortable. The bar of the pub...

Thank 558JohnP
Reviewed 5 May 2014 via mobile

Decided to go to the hardinge arms as we enjoyed it so much last time and we enjoyed it just as much again this time. The quality of food is of the highest standard and get the perfect portion size. The lunch time deals on a Sunday are good value for money, 3 courses for £16 is well worth the...

Thank Goddard26
Carolyn B, Owner at The Hardinge Arms, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We will try and keep up the good work. Hope to see you again soon.

Plymouth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 March 2014

Although there was a mix up with the booking website and we weren't supposed to be staying due to renovations, after a lengthy trip from Devon we were greeted with nothing but warmth! The rooms were made up quickly and tastefully and we really can not fault this lovely pub and it's owners. The evening meal was lovely as was...

Thank Tidy1990
Melbourne, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 February 2014

We visited the restaurant on Tuesday evening for my birthday, when we arrived the radiator was hot. the meal we were served was good, so we ordered sweet, this was when the heating went off, and the restaurant went cold. we mentioned this to the on duty bar person and he seemed to dismiss it by saying the pump is...

Thank Pam B
Kyk2010, Owner at The Hardinge Arms, responded to this review

Thank you for your recent review. We are glad that you enjoyed your food whilst at The Hardinge Arms, I will pass those comments on to the chef. As for the heating, I apologise for the poor service you recieved from our bar person, there s a simple switch to flick on our new heating system (installed at the beginning...

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  • Breakfast included
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  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
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  • Breakfast included
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Carolyn and Kevin now run this beautiful,refurbished 16th Century Inn. The restaurant serves a superb menu of fresh, seasonal food with an extensive wine list. The six en-suite letting rooms in the converted stable block together with a delicious full English breakfast make it an ideal place to stay. Being close to Donington Park race circuit, East Midlands airport, M1, M42 and the Calke Abbey estate. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Hardinge Arms

Address: Hardinge Arms Main Street | Kings Newton, Melbourne DE73 8BX, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Derbyshire > Melbourne
Price Range: £62 - £81 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 6
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