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The Vicarage Freehouse & Rooms

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The Vicarage Freehouse & Rooms is a 17th-century grade II listed country pub & hotel - essentially a restaurant with rooms. We are foodie-hub with a locally sourced menu - everything is driven by the gardeners, foragers, farmers and suppliers of Cheshire. The Vicarage takes its inspiration from the Cheshire countryside, utilising British produce and resources while championing eco-sustainability. The menus change depending on the seasons and what can be sourced locally. All our rooms echo our own country-boutique style ... but not overdone. We strip out any unnecessary nonsense and focus on everything that matters for a quality stay. A comfy bed, all have en-suite facilities, great decor, quality coffee facilities and a cracking breakfast. A simple recipe really... Dogs and wellies openly welcomed ..!
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Free Parking
Wheelchair Access
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Public Wifi
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast Available
Breakfast included
Dry Cleaning
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Laundry Service
Banquet Room
Multilingual Staff
Conference Facilities
Non-Smoking Hotel
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37Car recommended
Grade: 37 out of 100
20Restaurantswithin 0.5 km
1Attractionwithin 0.5 km
Knutsford Road, Cranage, Holmes Chapel CW4 8EF England
Getting there
Manchester Intl Airport17 km
Liverpool John Lennon Airport37 km
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We stayed here en route North...it was recommended in The Extra Mile but we wouldn’t recommend. The room was like a poor corporate hotel-horrible doors, polycotton bedding & polyester pillows, cheap decor-not at all what we’d expected. The restaurant was ok, food acceptable but certainly...More

Date of stay: December 2018
Thank Emma T
Response from VicarageTeam, Guest Relations Manager at The Vicarage Freehouse & RoomsResponded yesterday

Dear Emma T, Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review. We are sorry that your visit wasn't up to our usual standards on this occasion. Your feedback has been discussed among our team and has aided in our continual improvement. If...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Spent a lovely couple of nights here celebrating our 28th wedding anniversary & so glad we chose The Vicarage.Quirky mixed with modern decor & spotlessly clean.Our room was a decent size & very comfy with a lovely view overlooking the river & open countryside.Staff couldn't...More

Date of stay: November 2018
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Response from Jonathan B, General Manager at The Vicarage Freehouse & RoomsResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Resort506903, Thank you for your lovely review we look forward to welcoming you back.

Reviewed November 6, 2018 via mobile

The hotel is located next to A50 but you don’t eat any noise. Bad is very comfortable and the room are very clean. The hotel style is topical house in country. The receptionist are very kind and professionals. Good place to stay and have very...More

Date of stay: November 2018
Thank riccardov825
Response from Jonathan B, General Manager at The Vicarage Freehouse & RoomsResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Riccardo V, Thank you for your review. We look forward to welcoming you again.

Reviewed September 30, 2018

We went there for the weekend to celebrate my birthday. The food was delicious, both dinner and breakfast. The staff were friendly, welcoming and helpful. Special mention to Sam who went the extra mile. There is a nice walk along the river and Alderley Edge...More

Date of stay: September 2018
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Response from Jonathan B, General Manager at The Vicarage Freehouse & RoomsResponded October 2, 2018

Dear anna v, Thank you for taking the time to leave us a lovely review. Your comments have been passed onto the team. We hope to see you again soon. Kind regards,

Reviewed September 23, 2018

Having been a few times before and having been delighted with the food and surroundings, we were disappointed with Sunday lunch this week. My smoked trout starter was pretty on the plate but insubstantial in the mouth. In addition, it was obviously pre-prepared and straight...More

Date of stay: September 2018
Thank LawmanManchester
Response from Jonathan B, General Manager at The Vicarage Freehouse & RoomsResponded September 27, 2018

Dear LawmanManchester, Thank you for taking the time to leave a review regarding your recent experience. We are sorry to read that your experience wasn't up to our usually very high standards. Your review has been discussed within our senior management team and we have...More

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Response from Flat Cap Hotels L | Property representative |
Hello Beccamcp, Thanks for getting in touch! There is a walk that crosses the fields behind the Vicarage and follows the river Dane near the Cheshire Viaduct - a nice walk but can be a little muddy! Tatton Park is a local... More
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"ask if you would like a walk in shower"
Aug. 20, 2018
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"room 19 has a lovely view of the canal/river/stream"
Aug. 13, 2018
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"Rooms on the front suffer from traffic noise."
Jul. 20, 2018
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"The signature rooms are fabulous for a treaty night away"
Apr. 22, 2018
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US$90 - US$171 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
United KingdomEnglandHolmes ChapelCranage
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