We have been selected as a FINALIST in the West Berkshire Business Awards 2015

We all here, really appreciate your kind comments, Thank You

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Newbury Hotels
The Hare & Hounds Hotel  Newbury
Halfway from London to Bath on the old Coaching routes


Welcome To
The Hare & Hounds Hotel

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Our privately owned Coaching Hotel, located on the outskirts of Newbury, has continued to offer bed & breakfast and a warm welcoming bar & restaurant for over 250 years.
Since 2005 the inn has been family owned and run by Jonathan & Jean Nelsey. During this time substantial investment has transformed “The Hare” into a modern hotel, restaurant & bar, whilst retaining its unique olde world charm.
Our modern quality
accommodation of 30 en suite bedrooms is found both in the main Inn and around our gardens, and extensive free car park.

Our restaurant and bar retain the charm of our inn, and we are delighted to introduce  "The Barn", our purpose built restaurant and wedding venue which opened in January 2015.

Visiting Newbury, Hungerford, or West Berkshire, for business or leisure, you will be hard pressed to find a friendlier welcome. Ideal for Highclere Castle, yes "Downton Abbey" is 5 minutes away!, Hungerford, Reading,A34, M4, Windsor and Ascot. Our accommodation is well situated for Thatcham and Newbury business parks, and Vodafone Headquarters.

We are pleased to continue this great tradition of Innkeeping in Newbury and to rated so highly on review websites. Our relaxed but professional service offers a true home from home.

We hope to be able to welcome you soon!!
we have again been awarded a Certificate of Excellence for 2015 on Trip Advisor. We all here, really appreciate your kind comments, Thank You

FREE WIFI - we have just revamped our system to ensure full coverage throughout the Inn and all rooms.

CLICK to go to "THE BARN" page

Read what our most recent guests said about us, thank you to you all!


We were here for a friend's 50th birthday (surprise party) and the food they provided, a bbq, was gorgeous, the drinks were well priced and the staff were friendly and helpful throughout. Would definately visit again!

Natz TA
June 2015

"A Superb Wedding Venue!"

We spent the most wonderful day here at our daughter's wedding. The Barn is just spectacular. The reception ran smoothly from the minute we walked through the door. Many thanks to the chef and the team in the kitchen. The food was lovely, the presentation excellent and plenty of it! Many of the guests stayed in well presented rooms and reconvened for a good traditional English breakfast this morning. The staff were pleasant, friendly and efficient at all times. A huge thank you to everyone involved!

June 2015

Excellent Wedding Location!

Went here to our sons wedding and stayed and was very well looked after. The wedding day arrangements themselves were great, and they coped well with an unexpected delay in the wedding party. All the rooms we booked were comfortable and provided everything we needed, it was great to all be at the venue for a hearty post wedding breakfast. Friendly staff who are always willing to try to help whatever the situation and good value. Thanks Jonathan!
Keith BC
June 2015
All displayed reviews are sourced from websites or our guest's comment form
  and are absolutely genuine.
To all who take the time,Thank you, We very much appreciate it!!
 Jonathan, Jean and all at The Hare
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