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London, England, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The Grove spa what a disappointment !!!!! please avoid ,stuff not aware of facilities don’t have a clue what’s available or not , lunch served in glorified hospital style tray they describe as “bento “but what really happen your get your salad in your soup and your soup on top of the cake, the supervisor I approached was arrogant and... More 

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8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Luxurious, family friendly hotel it is very grand and the rooms were average however the room we had was facing the car park... not a very nice thing to wake up to at all, especially for such a pricey room. We paid at the end of our one night trip in reception... and lets just say the price was a... More 

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Thank Livy W
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4 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Super happy with my stay from the moment we parked to the second we drove away. All staff super friendly, didn't have a single bad encounter! room was amazing with a beautiful view. The smell of the soaps and lotions is heavenly! Went to the stables for dinner and had the same 10/10 standard of service :) the breakfast buffet... More 

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1 Thank kianiita malibu c
TheGroveHotel, Guest Relations Manager at The Grove Hotel, responded to this review

Hi, Thank you for taking the time to write such a positive review of your stay with us. I'm delighted to hear you had an amazing time, and enjoyed our dining experiences and spa services. We will be sure to pass all these kind words on to the appropriate teams. We look forward to welcoming you back to The Grove... More 

Brackely
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19 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The hotel deserves better than one, but I thought that this was the only way to make people take notice. First let me say that the golf was brilliant and I gave it 10 out of 10 in a separate review. There is an old saying that good service is "Set the expectations and then exceed them" Sadly the Grove... More 

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2 Thank DMARSHALL13
TheGroveHotel, Guest Relations Manager at The Grove Hotel, responded to this review

Hi, Thanks for your feedback regarding your stay at The Grove. I am sorry to hear of the experience you had. Please be assured this is not our normal level of service, and we strive to give every guest the best possible stay they can. We can definitely escalate this futher for you if you would like to email grelations@thegrove.co.uk,... More 

London, United Kingdom
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95 reviews
30 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

An expansive hotel set it beautiful grounds. Stayed for one night. Positives: - Very much enjoyed the woodland trails - there are two, a short 2 mile walk or a longer 5 mile walk. - Many places for residents to relax in the hotel itself, recommend the residents only lounge area which are about 7 interconnecting rooms with fireplaces and... More 

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TheGroveHotel, Guest Relations Manager at The Grove Hotel, responded to this review

Hi, Thank you for taking the time to provide feedback from your stay. I'm delighted you enjoyed the woodland trails, and you were able to relax in our blue lounges. Additionally that our food outlets provided good quality food with great service. Please accept my apologies that our Potting Shed games facilities were out of access on the day you... More 

London, United Kingdom
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37 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Saturday night - table for four Hotel itself busy and great ambience Stables restaurant disappointing Staff unhelpful and pretty mediocre food Service poor which resulted in complimentary gass of wine per guest and free coffee Eaten at both the stables and Glasshouse several times , most disappointing visit to date

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Thank Attia317
TheGroveHotel, Guest Relations Manager at The Grove Hotel, responded to this review

Hi, Thanks for your feedback regarding your meal at The Stables. I'm saddened to hear this wasn't up to the standard level you receive. If you would like us to investigate this further for you please email grelations@thegrove.co.uk, however please be assured these comments will be passed on to the appropriate teams. I hope we have the opportunity to welcome... More 

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31 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We attended the Pepper Foundations Winter Ball. Very professional service from all the team. Servers, bar tenders and management. Love lovely location, food was good too. We recommend. Good size function rooms for large parties of up to 200.

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Thank Ash2904
TheGroveHotel, Guest Relations Manager at The Grove Hotel, responded to this review

Hi, Thanks for your feedback regarding your Winter Ball. We glad you enjoyed the event and will be sure to pass your positive feedback to our events team. We hope we have the opportunity to welcome you to The Grove in the future. Kind regards, Gemma Guest Relations Manager More 

London, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

I cannot thank the stables staff enough for making an 89 yrs old lady celebrating her 63rd wedding anniversary feel special. It is the little things that make such a difference and it was lovely for her to be spoilt while telling me all about her wedding day 63yrs ago and moving into her new home that she is still... More 

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Thank 218Irene
TheGroveHotel, Guest Relations Manager at The Grove Hotel, responded to this review

Hi, Thanks for taking the time to review your special anniversary lunch at The Stables. It is a pleasure to read we made the 63rd wedding anniversary celebrations special, and that you all enjoyed yourself. I will be sure to pass your comments to the team who will be delighted they made your visit wonderful. Thanks once again, and we... More 

Watford, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

My wifes 70th birthday celebration with all the family. Although it was more expensive than the usual places we frequent the saying you get what you pay for was true. The food and service were superb and could not be faulted in any way. All the staff greeted us on arrival and departure and gave the impression they were happy... More 

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TheGroveHotel, Guest Relations Manager at The Grove Hotel, responded to this review

Hi, Thank you for your kind feedback regarding your dining experience at The Stables. I am delighted to hear your wife's 70th birthday was a success, and that our staff ensured you enjoyed your celebration dinner. We will be sure to pass on your comments to The Stables team. We hope we have the opportunity to welcome you back to... More 

Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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58 reviews
29 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a large hotel, well appointed and with every facility set in beautiful grounds. The staff are generally very helpful and attentive. The rooms are comfortable although the distances from the rooms to other parts of the hotel are quite considerable. Generally our stay was excellent. The two things we found disappointing were firstly the communication between the reception... More 

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Thank Gerald S
TheGroveHotel, Guest Relations Manager at The Grove Hotel, responded to this review

Hi, Thanks for your feedback regarding your stay at The Grove. I am pleased to read you enjoyed the grounds and the rooms, and that the staff were helpful, and generally your stay was excellent. I am concerned to hear about the communication of your requests and the Stables restaurant. If you would like us to investigate this further, please... More 

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Golf Course
  • Tennis Court
  • Hot Tub
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Paid Wifi
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  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Conference Facilities
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Grove, London's country estate, is more than a five-star hotel. Set in 300 acres and only 18 miles from central London, the former home of the Earls of Clarendon is also a luxury 18-hole golf resort, a fabulous spa and unique venue for meetings, weddings and celebrations. Also included in The Grove's extensive facilities are three restaurants including Colette’s, awarded three AA rosettes. A 4acre Walled Garden with urban beach, tennis courts and outdoor pool. A selection of bike and jogging trials to enjoy with complimentary bike hire; and Anouska’s Kids’ Club, graded outstanding by OFSTED makes The Grove a parent and child-friendly resort. Lovingly restored to stunning effect, the property fuses contemporary design and original period architecture with exceptionally caring and professional service. We look forward to welcoming you soon. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Grove Hotel

Address: London's Country Estate, Chandler's Cross WD3 4TG, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Hertfordshire > Chandler's Cross
Price Range: $462 - $1,601 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — The Grove Hotel 5*
Number of rooms: 217
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Grove Chandlers Cross
Grove Hotel Chandlers Cross
The Grove Hotel Hertfordshire, UK - England
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“Ask to look over the golf course”
 of 5 bubbles DMARSHALL13, 28 Nov 2016 | Read review
“3rd floor rooms great for using the stairs instead of the lift”
 of 5 bubbles HelenH522, 7 Nov 2016 | Read review
“All good rooms.”
 of 5 bubbles francish977, 4 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Near reception and amenities, unless you are an international long distance walking champion”
 of 5 bubbles Arthurlonius, 1 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Bring your wallet, and arrange an overdraft if necessary”
 of 5 bubbles AndyP335, 28 Oct 2016 | Read review
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