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“Delightful!!!”
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Badgers B&B
Ranked #5 of 17 Petworth B&B and Inns
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93 reviews
18 hotel reviews
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“Delightful!!!”
Reviewed 1 June 2013 via mobile

What a great little place this turned out to be, my wife and I stayed here as we had a wedding to attend down the road so decided to stay the night and I have to say that from the minute we got there to the minute we left it was splendid! The staff were so attentive and so friendly and the bedrooms were large with great facilities and ample parking. Free wifi and what an excellent breakfast!!! Truly a gem and we will be back as really want to sample the dinner menu that looked excellent!

Well done and keep up the great standards...

  • Stayed May 2013
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Frome, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 11 May 2013

Lovely place set in a fairly rural location but with good main road links to the South Downs.
Nice traditional pub atmosphere with a good range of beers and wines.
I found the accommodation perfectly fine, lots of character to the rooms and loved the addition of the posh coffee maker.. Very clean and provided everything I needed.
I was placed at the front of the pub and found the road a little noisy first thing in the morning.
The breakfast was top notch and found Jules the owner to be a friendly host. Will definitely be back, next time I'll be sure to see a bit more of the area.

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  • Stayed May 2013, travelled on business
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Bristol, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 May 2013

Really nice place and lovely atmosphere. Rooms very large and spacious, well appointed and with excellent tea/coffee facilities. The bed was comfortable but quite soft, so if like me you actually prefer a firm mattress it might not be for you. The only niggle was the, admittedly very large en-suite bathroom, but which did not really have an adequate shower. However in all fairness it is an old rustic building with lovely charm, great staff, service and an excellent breakfast. I stayed here for a wedding, and had looked around at various other local hotels etc, this place represented good value for money. I would recommend it, but if you are fussy about a shower, probably best to enquire early....

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  • Stayed May 2013, travelled as a couple
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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 15 April 2013

Stayed here a few months ago but my boyfriend and I still reminisce about the wonderful breakfasts we had. They were extremely generous and everything was of a very high standard. It was by far and away the best breakfast that we've had in recent stays in a variety of establishments. Apart from that, the room was very comfortable and the general decor attractive. The service was excellent and the owner charming and helpful. It is a lively, perhaps slightly unconventional place but all the better for it.. The negative reviews which have been submitted seem utterly unfair and rather bizarre.

  • Stayed October 2012, travelled as a couple
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Gillingham, England, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 10 April 2013

Quirky, friendly pub on main A285 to Chichester, minutes from Goodwood. Arrived late on a Saturday evening, were welcomed warmly and shown to a delightful room. Wide choice of dishes for Dinner, served in the main pub bar area, surrounded by artwork and interesting artefacts. We slept well in comfortable, generous sized bed and were then treated to an honest well cooked and good quality full English breakfast, cooked and served by the owner. Thoroughly recommended as a base for activities in West Sussex, looking forward to going back ourselves.

Room Tip: Enjoy the personality of this friendly place
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  • Stayed March 2013, travelled as a couple
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Wisbech, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 27 March 2013

On arrival I was concerned as it is first of all a pub, and in the sort of location where monopolised by the locals. On entering I was proved completely wrong, the bar was busy but the staff quickly attended to me and showed me to my room. The room was as you would expect in an older property but clean warm and comfortable. Back down it the bar the food and service where excellent, I found a quiet corner and was able to eat in peace, by the time I had elated the pub was empty, but I did not feel rushed by the staff to finish and leave.

  • Stayed December 2012, travelled on business
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Gosport, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 19 December 2012

We booked the Badgers for a single Monday night stay between day trips in Arundel and Petworth. Badgers is a country pub with accomadation and a restaurant.
We arrived early evening and found that we had plenty of room to park at the front of the pub, though there is a car park at the side that we missed because it was very dark. We checked in and were shown to our room, The Rother, at the front of the building above the bar, overlooking the road and fields. Our room was pleasantly decorated, with a kingsize bed, fitted wardrobe (with padded hangers, mini-safe, hairdryer, iron + board and what appeared to be a rifle safe. Game shooting I suppose), dressing table, TV, fridge (containing fresh milk, orange juice etc), tea+coffee, kettle, mugs+glasses, biscuits, bed side cupboards, radio, chair and stool. The large bathroom had a lovely big bath with hand-held shower head, 3 mirrors, toilet, large sink, very efficient towel radiator and plenty of walking/drying space between everything. This was all nicely decorated and spotlessly clean. The bathroom floor sloped from all corners, converging down to the door, which we found amusing and obviously a character of the historic building. The tapered skirting boards and curved planking appeared to be an engineering necessity to keep the bathroom suite level, quite funny. We both enjoyed the plentiful hot water to have a soak in the luxurious bath, which was so welcome after a tiring day. The complimentary toiletries were handy also.
We ordered some tapas dishes in the pub/restaurant for our supper where we sat at a comfortable table near the open fire which made us grateful to be in the cosy warmth on a cold December evening. Good customer service from the staff who were prompt and polite. The white bait was melt-in-the-mouth delicious, salt'n'pepper squid, tasty, potatoskins were very thin strips of jacket style skin, unusual but quite pleasant with cheese and spring onion and the mediteranean breads with butter, olives and houmous were scrumptious. All in all perfect comfort food for two winter travellers with the munchies. The price was reasonable too. All washed down with local ale.
I slept well, finding the bed firm but comfortable, with nice bed linen. The heating in the room could be controlled yourself at the rad thermostat. I wasn't disturbed by the noise of customers in the bar downstairs, though they could be heard.
In the morning the traffic noise through the single glazed sash windows at the front of Badgers was fairly constant on a Tuesday morning, so guests who wanted to really sleep-in may find it a challenge.
Plenty of hot water again for a morning bath.
We ordered breakfast for 9 and were seated immediately by a very friendly female staff member. We were offered the standard choices of tea/coffee/cereals/juices/full english breakfast or cooked variations and plumped for cereals followed by poached eggs on toast. The food and drink was all hot and plentiful and well cooked. Service provided with polite smile and conversation. Even Merlin the dog was polite and never begged for scraps.
Very good service in comfortable surroundings with good food and drink at reasonable prices.
We shall call again, thanks Badgers!

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  • Stayed December 2012, travelled as a couple
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Property: Badgers B&B
Address: Station Road, Petworth GU28 0JF, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > West Sussex > Petworth
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Room Service
Hotel Style:
Ranked #5 of 17 B&Bs / Inns in Petworth
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): ££
Number of rooms: 3
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The Badgers pub is situated just outside the historic market town of Petworth. It is set in the heart of the beautiful West Sussex countryside and nestled close under the South Downs. Badgers is a privately owned free house with accommodation. Badgers is run by Jules Arlette, the proprietor, along with her hard working and friendly staff. As well as a fine restaurant, there are three double rooms for those wishing to stay. ... more   less 
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