A Lovely stay
Reviewed 12 October, 2021
Found this place on the internet and it didn’t disappoint ! Just a quick break away as a couple to celebrate our anniversary. After a lovely welcome, we were allocated a beautiful deluxe room with enormous bath and gorgeous furnishings. We had a lovely evening meal in the lovely restaurant. There were a few large groups in but the food came promptly and was delicious. Only minor criticism was that my partner couldn’t eat his onion rings or mushroom as very greasy but apart from that the food and service were absolutely excellent. Another warm welcome at breakfast and a extensive menu. I had eggs royale and my partner a full monty ! So all in all a lovely stay - we will be returning for another break I am sure ! A special mention must go to lovely receptionist Jenny who is a credit to the hotel and also to breakfast waiting staff including Vicky and also to the very pleasant young man in the bar and restaurant who although new to the hotel was extremely pleasant and courteous. This hotel is highly recommended
Reviewed 11 October, 2021
We had a 3 night stay. I could not find fault with anything here. Room was huge and very comfortable. There was a wedding reception on our 2nd night but it did not bother us at all. We ate there all 3 nights,the food was superb and the waiting staff tip top! Would definitely visit again.
Reviewed 10 October, 2021
I attended the wedding of my partners son and now daughter-in-law at the Admiral Rodney and must say every single member of staff helped to ensure everyone had a fantastic day! The service provided brilliant and the food was deliciously well presented, nothing was too much trouble. We stayed overnight and found the room, bedding and bathroom very clean and tidy, we even purchased some bath and shower gel on our departure! Overall we could not fault our stay and wish to thank every member of staff for going the extra mile, thank you!
Reviewed 10 October, 2021
I chose to book this hotel as had previously enjoyed several stays at another hotel in the same chain. Was very disappointed in the Admiral Rodney. First impressions extremely poor. The public areas were unappealing, untidy and grubby looking with lots of cheap looking advertising material. I actually did not not want to even check into hotel and was prepared to get back into car and drive home. I requested a refund but this was denied by the rather brusque and unfriendly Duty Manager who kept on referring to the hotels T&Cs even though I was bitterly disappointed.
As I had to pay I decided to stay and try to make the most of it. I was extremely surprised to be asked to book a breakfast time slot for the following morning. I was given the key to a room that stank of a dog kennel and I returned to reception to complain. . I was then offered the room next door which had two enormous smelly dog mattresses on the floor. I spoke to members of housekeeping staff who agreed with me that first room stank and should be "offline" for a few days. They removed the dog mattresses. The room was lacking in many of the luxurious touches that I had expected as per the other hotel in chain. No Nespresso machine, bars of chocolate, dressing gowns, slippers, digital radio etc. There was an ironing board but no iron and only two coathangers. Parts if the room were in a poor state. Rust on the heated towel rail and door hinges, scuffed paintwork, filthy window frames.
I had looked at the restaurant menu on show outside the hotel and made my choice from that. However, at dinner, I was told that the menu on display was no longer valid and had changed and those dishes were not available. For dessert I chose a sundae with fresh strawberries. The "fresh strawberries " were mushy and appeared to be out of a tin and in a sauce.
Needless to say, I donot recommend this hotel. A massive disappointment.
Midweek romantic dinner
Reviewed 1 October, 2021
First time dinning in Horncastle and what a place did we have. My girlfriend book us dinner following advice and the experience and food lived up to the expectations. We both had starters and mains, which were cooked well and the service was excellent. The wine choice is fantastic and complements their menu well. Definitely coming back and thank you very much!