On the way back from a short break in Eastbourne, we decided to stay in Arundel as there were several places that we wanted to visit. Hanger Down House Bed and Breakfast is an ""Oasis in a sea of mediocrity"
We resigned our selves to the fact that there are many B&B's out there who just do not hit the mark. A distict lack of cleanliness coupled with shoddy mis matched furnishings seemed to be the norm nowadays. Its always a dissappointment when the establishment you choose is portrayed in their advertising to be the opposit of what they say it is.
So it was with trepidation that we contacted Alison and Andy to book accommodation at Hanger Down House. Alison's, bright smile and warm welcome certainly got our hopes up right from the start.
After showing us to our rooms, we were left to unpack our belongings and enjoy a lovely cup of tea in our rooms. What a pleasure to be provided with Real Tea Bags in abundance, in clean china cups that were not chipped or stained. The fresh milk provided in the fridge was a real treat. We often feel let down and cheated, when you are confronted with a hospitality tray, containing the bare minimum the establishments owners can get away with, incuding plastic UHT milk.
Our room was beautiful. Bright and airy with superb views over the surrounding country side and Alison and Andy's huge garden that could be seen from every window. We were really relived to find that the furnishings were of a good quality and condition with an enormous comfortable bed for us to sleep on. When we checked out the bathroom, again we were pleasantly supprised and relieved when we discovered how spotlessly clean the hole place was.
Towards the evening, we asked Alison and Andy if they could recommend a local restaurant that we could go to and we were not disappointed by their suggestion. Being very knowledable about the local area and helpful with directions etc.
The next morning the aroma of bacon wafting up the stairs, got us up and ready for the day in no time at all. Breakfast was absolutely superb. Lots of choice with local produce and plenty too. Absolutely Top Notch. We particularly loved the locally produced sausages.
All in all we would say that this place is an absolute gem of a place. It was a priviledge to stay here and woulld thoroughly recommend this establishment to all.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- AA 4 Gold Star Bed & Breakfast. Our 'Duke,Duchess and Coach' rooms are £95pn and have their own private access and are stylishly furnished with King size beds, leather sofas, digital TVs & luxury en-suite power shower rooms. Set within an acre of mature garden, in a quiet picturesque location with stunning countryside views and under 1 mile from Arundel Town Centre. English cooked & Continental Breakfast.Private parking. ... more less
- Also Known As:
- Hanger Down House Bed And Breakfast Arundel, West Sussex