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Derbyshire
Reviewed 24 December 2013

This looks a lovely Hotel on the website but a bit expensive (we are pensioners so have to be careful). However, when I had to cancel my telephone reservation due to bad weather which affected myself and many December travellers throughout the UK , I was told that they would still charge the room fee to the credit card I...

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Reviewed 4 August 2013

My girlfriend and I stayed here for two nights for a wedding. We arrived late following 38 hours travelling so were exhausted, however our room was very comfotable and we relaxed instantly. The breakfast was really enjoyable both days, and the service by Nicola and Juliet was freindly and welcoming. All in all I would stay here again, and would...

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Juliet B, Manager at The Old Forge, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review. I really appreciate your kind words . We enjoyed very much having you to stay too. Thank you again. Juliet

England
Reviewed 26 June 2013

We stayed in the Saddle Room for five nights whilst we went to the Southwell Folk Festival. A nice large room and en-suite bathroom. Warm, comfortable and we slept very well. Tea and coffee making facilities with small fridge on landing where milk was kept plus small cold sparkling water bottles were provided, also juice. Plus chocolate biscuits. Room decoration...

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Victoria, BC
Reviewed 24 March 2013

My husband and I just spent a week at The Old Forge in Southwell. We were in the Saddle Room and I have to say, we loved it. Typical old English and exactly the experience we wanted. Comfortable bed, roomy bathroom, and cups and saucers and tea, which was wonderful for the evenings when we stayed in. Breakfast was really...

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Juliet B, Owner at The Old Forge, responded to this review

Thank you very much Dale and Elaine for your very complimentary review. We very much enjoyed your visit and that you were happy with your stay at The O ld Forge. We do hope you also enjoy your onward journey

Leeds, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 March 2013

We had a wonderful weekend at the old forge and really enjoyed staying at a bed and breakfast which oozes character. We had everything required from and bed and breakfast... a comfortable bed, warm room, fresh milk to put into your tea or coffee (rather than those uht things) and if it takes your fancy a minibar. I was also...

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Worcester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 March 2013

We were looking forward to our stay in Southwell and The Old Forge but we were disappointed when we arrived. We could smell damp in our room and the room, in our opinion, was in a state of poor repair - particularly when taking into account the cost of £80 per night. There was an obvious large patch on the...

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5Thank DecotoRetro
Juliet B, Manager at The Old Forge, responded to this review

I am deeply saddened by the severity of these comments. We did have a slight problem with damp at the time these guests stayed. It has since been resolved. We have also re furnished the Saddle room. I feel it has been some what exaggerated. I decided myself to sleep in that room the following night and my clothes most...

Farnham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 22 August 2012

Full of character, very relaxed approach and very comfortable. Hot water bottles supplied including one in a woollen cover. Proper feather pillows. Wide choice of teas. The fridge was in the bathroom and held an half bottle of milk - much better than the usual mini cartons of unpalatable UHT. Quiet at night despite being right in the centre of...

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Thornton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 July 2012

Juliet ably aided by her sprightly mother Hilary manages this lovely old place with dedication care & genuine attention to her guests needs. although our booking was last minute Juliet fixed it for us to stay tying up all lose ends perfectly for our arrival. Bedroom was cosy & quiet everything needed was there - with the tranquil backdrop of...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 July 2012

This B&B is lovely! Our twin room was large, comfortable and very pretty. There are added luxuries like a selection of teas, from fruit and herb to my fave green tea, and more importantly fresh milk and juice! The beds were very comfy with soft pillows and bedlinen. Our breakfast was a delight too. Everything was fresh and cooked to...

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 July 2012

I recently stayed at the Old Forge for the Southwell Races. It was a lovely contrast to the usual bland hotels I'm used to staying in. The place is full of personality, with the traditional decor, beautiful conservatory/pond area and the numerous amusing conversations with Juliet and Nicola. I stayed in the Minster room which was clean, comfy and had...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast

Additional Information about The Old Forge

Address: Burgage Lane, Southwell, Newark-on-Trent NG25 0ER, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Nottinghamshire > Newark-on-Trent > Southwell
Price Range: $94 - $137 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 5
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“Check payment Terms and Conditions thoroughly before making a reservation and giving out credit card details”
 of 5 bubbles 775barbarab, 24 Dec 2013 | Read review
“We were in the Saddle Room, which has lots of room and a huge bathroom. The place was nearly full while we were here so I imagine any room would be ideal.”
 of 5 bubbles ellymae, 24 Mar 2013 | Read review
“The cottage in the garden was good for us.”
 of 5 bubbles Culverhouse, 22 Aug 2012 | Read review
“Book early for the best rooms”
 of 5 bubbles Bryck, 19 Jul 2012 | Read review
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