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Le Friquet Country Hotel
Ranked #1 of 6 Hotels in Castel
Certificate of Excellence
loughborough
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443 reviews
28 hotel reviews
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“Brilliant Short Break”
Reviewed 17 April 2012

We have had a great short break in the quiet relaxed atmosphere of Le Friquet. The staff were courteous and welcoming. The room was spacious and very clean and comfortable. We were delighted to be upgraded to a larger room without even asking. All the staff were very helpful and accomodating. The break-fast and service from the charming, blond waitress was first rate. Even the sudden rainstorm didnt dampen our spirits and we would recommend the hotel to everyone. Hope we may visit again soon.

Room Tip: Just watch the mirrors carefully as you drive out the drive!!!
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  • Stayed April 2012, travelled as a couple
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York, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 14 April 2012

We returned again and enjoyed yet another fabulous visit to Le Friquet Hotel. The rooms are lovely and clean, good food pleasant and very helpful staff. What more could you want?! We have lost count of the number of visits we have made to Le Friquet, but we are certain to be back again very soon.

  • Stayed April 2012, travelled with family
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Wimborne, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 8 April 2012

Just back fron a long weekend at Le Friquet, Guernsey and had a brilliant time.
The rooms were traditional, inkeeping with the old farm house, very comfortable and very clean. The reception at breakfast was warm and friendly, and breakfast itself was continental and full english using local produce where ever possible, (leave room for the full english, one of the best we have had in a hotel.) We also recomend the carvery, 3 choices of meat and all the veg you could want.

We were so impressed with the hotel that we took the time to fill out the questionnaire and were really suprised when we had a letter from the hotel offering us 15% off our next stay and a free room upgrade if available, we will certainly be taking them up on that!

Room Tip: Look around for a good deal. We paid £115 for 3 nights b&b and ferry each!
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  • Stayed March 2012, travelled as a couple
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Llanelli, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 4 April 2012

With the exception of 2011 we have stayed at the Friquet Hotel once or twice each year over the last 10 years or so. We have just returned from yet another stay with them and applaud the consistent high standards set by the hotel management and all the Staff. We always look forward to returning and have got to know most of the staff by name.Their friendly approach, so often not apparent in other hotels we have stayed in, goes a long way to making our stay enjoyable. The restaurant food is excellent and enjoyed by Islanders as well as visitors - a good pointer. The Friquet is a Country Hotel but please remember on such a small Island this does not mean you far from the coast. The Island's excellent west coast beaches are only minutes away by car and there is a frequent and cheap bus service to all parts of the Island.
Reception staff are friendly and helpful and although some of the restaurant staff change each year we have always received cheerful and helpful attention from them - whoever selects the replacement staff obviously knows how to choose them. Having just re-read this review it sounds as if I have shares in the hotel! NOT THE CASE! but we are a well travelled couple and can recommend the Friquet for your next holiday.

Room Tip: The superior rooms are on the ground floor. Standard rooms on the first and second floor require th...
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  • Stayed April 2012, travelled as a couple
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Los Romanes
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Reviewed 4 April 2012

I chose Le Friquet Hotel from the internet as a VERY special SURPRISE 30th Anniversary present for my wife. I so wanted it to be SPECIAL --- and --- I need not have worried at all. It was PERFECT !!! Firstly, we were greeted by "The Face of 'Friquet" The lovely Ula was on reception. Her greeting was so bubbly, friendly and welcoming. We felt at home straight away. Next we met Sheev was offered straight away to take our "very" heavy case to our room. The room was very well appointed and very comfortable with a really lovely out-look. Later; together with Sheev; we met Lucky and James who were there to look after our every need in the "Bar-Area" Within a short time, they knew what we wanted and when we wanted it !!!! Their service was "Top-Shop" all the time. Next, we have to thank the "Girls" who looked after our "tummies" so VERY well, thoughout meal-times. So that brings us to the food ---- EXCELLENT ---- The choice, value for money and presentation was, again, spot-on. Last, BUT by no means least, are the "back ground" people. Chef's; (responsable for extra pounds put on !!!); and the Girls who cleaned and tidied our room to a very high standard every day. Seven nights of Joy. Even after our the long drive from the south of Spain, I would NOT hesitate to recommend this Hotel to one and all and we will be doing it again.

Room Tip: If you have a disability, make sure you inform the Hotel beforehand, as they do NOT have a lift, BUT...
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  • Stayed March 2012, travelled as a couple
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Herne Bay, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 30 March 2012

We stayed here for 3 nights and had a wonderfully relaxing break. The hotel is comfortable, the food exquisite and the staff, in particular Sheev and Lucky, extremely attentive and helpful. Just what we needed to recharge our batteries after a long winter and family bereavement. We took advantage of a special offer which included flights, hotel and a hire car. Couldn't wish for more.

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Roche, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 24 March 2012

Have just returned from our second stay at the le friquent hotel. We stayed 3 years ago for my wife's 50th birthday , and decided to take my dad over for a stay after a bereavement in family last year. The hotel was just as we remembered staff were attentive , even the trainees , reception staff were helpful and Sheev in the restaurant remembered us every evening and the staff for breakfast were most helpful, the hotel arranged everything including the ferry travel. Hotel is 5 star.

Room Tip: arrange for a upgrade i will next time
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Property: Le Friquet Country Hotel
Address: Le Friquet Country Hotel La Rue Du Friquet, Castel GY5 7ST
Region: United Kingdom > Channel Islands > Guernsey > Castel
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beverage Selection Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly) Restaurant Room Service Suites Swimming Pool
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Ranked #1 of 6 Hotels in Castel
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Hotel Class:3 star — Le Friquet Country Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 28
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