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The New Hobbit

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South East England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 February 2017

I have stayed here a number of times on business. The service is good, the food is excellent and has generous portions and the rooms are clean and well equipped. If you're staying in the area or you are looking for a nice meal with good views, you could do a lot worse. The only negative comments I can make...

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Reviewed 29 January 2017 via mobile

Nice friendly hotel with nice food. Stayed in room 8 which had a nice view (before the window filled with condensation), but there's an issue with the radiator, meaning the room is either sweltering hot, or freezing cold. There is no sound proofing and all the room doors 'catch'. This results in being woken several times during the night, hearing...

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1Thank David S
Reviewed 28 January 2017 via mobile

Myself and my partner stayed for one night on 14th January. I picked this hotel for the great reviews. I chose the double with a view. When we arrived the car park was frozen and I nearly slipped coming out of the car park to the hotel. When we were showed our room it was ok but the so called...

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Bristol, United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 January 2017

We booked three rooms for an overnight stay. This was so extended family could get together to meet even more family in Halifax. Climbing very steep hills from Sowerby Bridge to get to the property we were rewarded with magnificent views of the valley to the front of the property. Plenty of off road parking which was free. Greeting by...

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1Thank Nick S
Reviewed 9 January 2017 via mobile

We visited The New Hobbit on a Sunday afternoon and didn't book. This place is stunning in terms of decor and cleanliness. The staff are as welcoming and inviting as the log burning fire is, and the food matched all the features that this hidden gem has to offer. Will be visiting again!

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1Thank Mark R
Reviewed 15 December 2016

Myself and my partner headed to The New Hobbit this last Sunday for my Birthday weekend and I have to say - we were treated to a first class experience. Not only was the food in the restaurant fantastic but the staff were incredibly friendly and attentive and really went the extra mile - so much so that they treated...

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TheNewHobbit, General Manager at The New Hobbit, responded to this review

I'd just like to say a big thank you for your review. I have made sure your comments have been shared with our team, especially Claire and Sarah who concocted your Birthday dessert! I'm so glad we helped make your weekend special and I hope we see you again soon :)

Somerset
Reviewed 11 December 2016

We were surprised to experience such a high level of accommodation at such a reasonable price! Rooms were attractively designed and furnished, breakfast was excellent and staff courteous and friendly. We will certainly stay here again when in the area.

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TheNewHobbit, General Manager at The New Hobbit, responded to this review

We're pleased to hear you enjoyed your recent stay with us, and we look forward to welcoming you back in the future!

Abergele, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 November 2016

just spent a weekend in west Yorkshire staying at THE NEW HOBIT breakfast awful, make your own toast, get your own coffee (stewed and cold) bacon cooked in the oven(just like cardboard) over cooked egg, then come to settle the bill, £75 for Friday night £85 for Saturday night same room same bed what's going on?. I SAY STEER CLEAR...

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TheNewHobbit, General Manager at The New Hobbit, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review The New Hobbit. I am extremely sorry to see that you were disappointed in your recent stay with us. We do value all of the feedback provided by our customers and hope to use all comments to improve our offering. As a result we have taken a look into the way we...

Berkhamsted, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 November 2016 via mobile

We stayed here to be close to Huddersfield - but a little further out for peace and quiet. The New Hobbit is still having additional rooms built and has obviously undergone considerable refurbishment. Our room(#1) overlooked the car park but was completely quiet - I guess if a wedding celebration was underway and you were not invited, it could be...

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TheNewHobbit, General Manager at The New Hobbit, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to review The New Hobbit! We really appreciate your comments as we are always trying to improve our standards. We hope to give the existing rooms a bit of TLC in the new year and address some of the finishing touches. I can confirm that we will be increasing the size of...

Holmes Chapel
Reviewed 7 November 2016 via mobile

A large group of us stayed here over the weekend for a family wedding. The rooms are tastefully decorated and spacious and the beds are fantastic - so comfortable. Breakfast was lovely and the service generally was excellent - the staff are all quite young, friendly and efficient. One of our party had a dress disaster on the day of...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free Internet
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  • Banquet Room

Additional Information about The New Hobbit

Address: The Hobbit Hob Lane, Sowerby Bridge HX6 3QL, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Yorkshire > West Yorkshire > Sowerby Bridge
Price Range: RM361 - RM499 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The New Hobbit 4*
Number of rooms: 14
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“Ask for a bedroom to the front overlooking the valley”
NickS66, 11 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Room 4 had no heating, room 2 from previous reviewer is the same.”
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bmurray67, 29 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Go somewhere else !”
L6262NCjohnr, 19 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Don;t forget to tell 'em you are 60 (assuming you are, of course).”
johneB2806WS, 6 Aug 2016 | Read review
“I've not had one yet that is anything other than quiet and comfortable. Personally, I wouldn't sweat room choice too much.”
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UK49er, 10 Jul 2016 | Read review
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