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Rookwood Farmhouse Bed & Breakfast
Ranked #6 of 23 Newbury B&B and Inns
Reviewed 20 February 2014

We were going to a birthday dinner at a The Vineyard, which is in walking distance.........along a totally unlit road with no pavement. May not have arrived alive had we not driven there and got friends to drop us back. A pleasant, short walk the next day to collect the car and a nice place to stay.

Stayed: February 2014, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 14 December 2013

Stayed for a couple of nights for work here in autumn 2012 (drop-down menu only allows very recent stays, but it was Nov 2012) and was highly impressed by the service, cleanliness, well appointed, tastefully decorated rooms and the excellent breakfast. Friendly hosts and the facilities in the annexe (shared kitchen, lounge etc.) all added to a very good experience and make this both excellent value and a very pleasant stay. I'd recommend highly.

  • Stayed: January 2013, travelled on business
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Reviewed 22 September 2013

Tucked behind the A34 is a stunning farmhouse with magnificent gardens and very comfortable accommidation. Charlotte and Rupert maintain a beautiful place, have extensive space for their guests ... I didn't get to try the swimming pool though!!

My room was should with lots of hugely touches but the high point was this morning, after a great breakfast, when Charlie offered me some fruit and vegetables from their garden!

I wholeheartedly recommend this BnB .. very easy to get to but feels very rural.

Room Tip: I suspect each room is as good as the rest
  • Stayed: September 2013, travelled with friends
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Reviewed 6 September 2013 via mobile

Was concerned re the past reviews and now I have stayed one night I am amazed they are about the same place. Rooms are large, clean and modern. I stayed in the yellow room. Make sure you take time to walk around the gardens. I did and was accomplied by the family Labrador. Very relaxing stay and well worth it. 10 minutes from Highclere Castle.

  • Stayed: August 2013
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Reviewed 3 September 2013

Stayed for just one night and absolutely loved it. We had the two rooms in the annex. Rooms are huge and top quality. Quite how anyone can complain is beyond me. There cant be many B&B's where you have use of a heated swimming pool and beautiful 3 acre gardens to walk around. Breakfast was lovely and plentiful and nothing was too much trouble. Would definitely recommend Rookwood and would stay again without hesitation.

  • Stayed: September 2013
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Reviewed 27 August 2013

After reading some of the more recent reviews on here I was slightly panicked that I'd already booked this B&B, but I totally disagree with some of the more negative reviews below. The location was peaceful and the gardens were beautiful, the room was spotlessly clean and stylishly furnished. We were greeted by 'Granny' who couldn't have been more jolly/welcoming and at breakfast the next day we met the rest of the family who served up a treat – we opted for the Full English. All in all thoroughly recommended!

  • Stayed: August 2013, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 8 July 2013

Our first impressions upon arrival were that we were more of an inconvenience, as the owners were preparing for a garden show. We stayed in the 4-poster room. It was fine apart from the shabby, well-used towels, and as a previous reviewer has said, the bed certainly need a topper. In addition, our tea cups in the room were not cleaned or replaced. We found the breakfast to be mediocre at best, and in spite of numerous previous reviewers' comments, it seems little has changed. We were left with the impression that we were somewhat of an imposition. One positive thing I must say is that Charlotte did allow us to do a load of washing and hang it out.

Room Tip: Don't choose the four-poster.
  • Stayed: June 2013, travelled with family
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Additional Information about Rookwood Farmhouse Bed & Breakfast

Address: Rookwood Farm Rookwood Farmhouse | Stockcross, Newbury RG20 8JX, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Berkshire > Newbury
Amenities:
Business Centre with Internet Access Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
Ranked #6 of 23 B&Bs / Inns in Newbury
Price Range: £111 - £154 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Rookwood Farmhouse Bed & Breakfast 4*
Number of rooms: 3
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