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“Comfortable, friendly hotel in quiet location - recommended”

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Le Friquet Country Hotel
Ranked #1 of 6 Hotels in Castel
Certificate of Excellence
Warwick, UK
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35 reviews
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“Comfortable, friendly hotel in quiet location - recommended”
Reviewed 19 May 2012

We stayed for three nights at this lovely hotel, along with six of our friends. Our room, which was on the second floor looked out onto the gardens. The room itself was quite compact but had everything we needed - the rooms on the first floor are bigger. We found the staff extremely attentive and friendly.

The restaurant staff were very helpful when one of our party had to be taken to an early morning doctor's appointment. By the time they got back breakfast had finished but the chef stayed back to cook breakfast for them.

We had dinner in the restaurant one evening, which was enjoyable, a nice menu and the food very good. However, it lacked atmosphere on account of being very quiet.

The hotel is in a quiet and pleasant location, in the middle of the island and not within walking distance of St. Peter Port and its restaurants.

We would certainly recommend this lovely hotel and look forward to returning.

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Petoskey
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Reviewed 17 May 2012

Had a great time-- food and service excellent! Used both taxi's and the bus lines. Lots to visit.

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Saffron walden
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Reviewed 12 May 2012

Five of us stayed at Le Friquet over a wet and cold bank holiday weekend. What a good choice of hotel - thanks sis!
Such a friendly welcome and extremely efficient reception staff, never at a loss to our requests e.g. please could we swim before breakfast? A tad cold in the heated pool but a great experience and a lovely breakfast to follow with a good choice other than "full English". Shame the coffee was a little under par though; it was rather weak and had been standing for some time.
Wonderful rooms for each of us, very clean with well appointed bathrooms and plentiful shampoo/shower gel etc. A very welcome hot bath after a cold visit to the interesting Occupation Museum.
Air condiditoning unit in one room was beeping on entry to room but quickly sorted by staff. Good to know that air con might be needed, certainly not during our cold weekend!
We opted to eat at the hotel one eveing as it had such a good choice to suit our varied party. Drinks brought to us in the lounge, menu terms explained in a humorous way and lively service. Tasty meals, good to see several vegetarian options one of which, mushroom stroganoff, was particularly delicious.
A great choice of hotel for our family group. Shame about the weather as the gardens and outside patio area looked great.

Room Tip: Rooms overlooking the garden had good views.
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Leicester, England, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 24 April 2012

Stayed at the hotel from 13th to 16th April 2012 for the purpose of attending a friend's wedding in Cobo Bay/St Peter Port on 14th April 2012. Welcome at hotel and friendliness of staff could not have been better. Cleanliness of room and standard of bathroom (recently refurbished) excellent.
Food, both breakfasts and evening meals very tasty. Excellent service and value for money. Only potential disadvantage for disabled clientelle and/or those with limited mobility is that the hotel does not have a lift. However, staff are very helpful in carrying luggage to rooms and freely offer to do so. Would highly recommend this hotel and hope to be able to stay again sometime soon. Thank you to all of the staff for making the visit so enjoyable.

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lefriquet, General Manager at Le Friquet Country Hotel, responded to this review, 14 May 2012
Your kind comments are really appreciated and help us to focus on what matters to you. I understand your concern for our less able bodied guests and would like to mention that we have three lovely Ground Floor rooms available, one of which has direct access to the Hotel gardens. Just a thought. I hope we will see you return soon.
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Hove
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Reviewed 24 April 2012

We selected the Le Friquet Country Hotel from the Guensey Guide to Accommodation and realised soon after our arrival that we had made an excellent choice. We found the hotel has a friendly and comfortable atmosphere whilst being very efficiently run,with good service and great food! We shall certaintly visit again.

Room Tip: Superior room number 38 the only one we tried and was extremely quite and well appointed
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loughborough
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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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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.

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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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