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The George Of Stamford

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High Street, Stamford PE9 2LB England
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#3 of 6 hotels in Stamford
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The George of Stamford is one of England's greatest coaching inns. It retains the charm and atmosphere of its long history yet offers today's guests every modern comfort.
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Bar / lounge
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Taxi service
Business Centre with Internet Access
Conference facilities
Baggage storage
Parking
Wifi
Restaurant
Breakfast buffet
Breakfast in the room
Special diet menus
Banquet room
Meeting rooms
Concierge
Newspaper
Non-smoking hotel
24-hour front desk
Dry cleaning
Laundry service
Ironing service
Shoeshine
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Bathrobes
Desk
Room service
Telephone
VIP room facilities
Flatscreen TV
Complimentary toiletries
Hair dryer
Iron
Wake-up service / alarm clock
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Bridal suite
Non-smoking rooms
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Historic Hotel
Centrally Located
Languages Spoken
English, Polish
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quorny wrote a review 21 Sep
Quorn, United Kingdom451 contributions177 helpful votes
We decided to eat here as a celebration of my wife’s birthday. We dined outside under the canopy of the Oak Room. We were seated and then left. Eventually a drinks order was taken, no Prosecco by the glass would you believe and a terrible gin menu of Tanquery , Gordon’s or Bombay Sapphire. Only French rose by the glass so my wife eventually went for a rose champagne, this duly arrived after a prompt from myself and after the starters arrived. Some amuse bouche’s arrived which was a nice touch along with some slices of white baguette and butter. I had salmon 3 ways (gravlax, smoked and seaweed ) all tough and tasteless to me. My wife had a tasting trio of scallop, gruyere fritter and a tempura prawn, delicious apparently. Mains was calves liver with mash and pancetta with a side of summer vegetables very delicious I must say, whilst my wife had sea bass and samphire with a side of deep fried artichoke all very good according to my wife. At this point we gave up on dessert as the service was so slow we couldn’t bear to sit there much longer so we had a coffee and at the same time asked for the bill. Whilst the servers were very pleasant service was terribly slow. What we had took 2 hours 40 minutes although very nice the slowness of the service detracted from the experience. It’s certainly not cheap £171 was the total. I think very expensive and would have expected better service. Nice for a celebration.
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Date of stay: September 2021Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Tony S wrote a review 21 Sep
Stamford, United Kingdom10 contributions1 helpful vote
As much as we love the George and as much as I acknowledge that most establishments have raised their menu prices I think they have gone a step too far. It was always a cut above in terms of service and quality but with starters around the £20 mark and mains at the £30-£40 mark (before you add any sides or drinks) it ranks among the priciest of restaurants. In addition it’s about time they opened the front door from the main road. No call for that barrier any more.
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Date of stay: September 2021Trip type: Travelled with family
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Gillybe wrote a review 20 Sep
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Dropped in for 2 coffees on journey home. Lovely setting but felt £5.25 each was rather expensive! Coffee nothing special. Service slow by different staff. Will not be visiting again at these prices or recommending to others.
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Date of stay: September 2021
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QTJohn wrote a review 17 Sep
Hitchin, United Kingdom101 contributions50 helpful votes
We ate in the Oak Room. Traditional "Olde English" setting. The food, service and ambiance were marvellous. Food beautifully presented. The hand dived scallops were cooked to translucent perfection. The Herdwicke rack of lamb so tasty. Good selection of quality wines with a "fair" mark up policy. The more expensive the wine the lower the % mark up. Congratulations to all at the George. Great to see the restaurant pretty full on a Monday. Prices a little on the high side, but you get what you pay for.
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Date of stay: September 2021
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George W wrote a review 15 Sep
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I have been dining at the George for over 20 years but the standard in the restaurant has gone down since the pandemic. Prices are up and portions are smaller. I appreciate that businesses have suffered due to Covid, but I'm not happy that they're ripping their customers off.
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Date of stay: September 2021
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US$165 - US$363 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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United KingdomEnglandLincolnshireStamford
NUMBER OF ROOMS
47
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Frequently Asked Questions about The George Of Stamford
Which popular attractions are close to The George Of Stamford?
Nearby attractions include Stamford Town Centre (0.1 km), Stamford Arts Centre (0.2 km), and Stamford Corn Exchange Theatre (0.4 km).
What are some of the property amenities at The George Of Stamford?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge.
What food & drink options are available at The George Of Stamford?
Guests can enjoy an on-site restaurant and a lounge during their stay.
Is parking available at The George Of Stamford?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to The George Of Stamford?
Conveniently located restaurants include Orbis Stamford, Zada Restaurant, and Cloisters.
Is The George Of Stamford located near the city centre?
Yes, it is 0.5 km away from the centre of Stamford.
Are any cleaning services offered at The George Of Stamford?
Yes, dry cleaning and laundry service are offered to guests.
Are pets allowed at The George Of Stamford?
Yes, pets are typically allowed, but it's always best to call ahead to confirm.
Does The George Of Stamford offer any business services?
Yes, it conveniently offers a business centre, meeting rooms, and a banquet room.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at The George Of Stamford?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English and Polish.
Are there any historical sites close to The George Of Stamford?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Burghley House (1.4 km), Tolethorpe Hall (1.0 km), and Priest House (3.1 km).