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The Carpenters Arms

(158 Guest Reviews)

Guest Ratings

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Review Summary

  • Rooms 4.0
  • Value 4.4
  • Friendliness 4.7
  • Cleanliness 4.2
  • Facilities 4.0
  • Service 4.5
  • Location 4.6

Review Overall Rating

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The Carpenters Arms Information


The Carpenters Arms has 8 comfortable bedrooms which are located in the adjoining period property and offer quality accommodation to suit a variety of budgets. A few of our rooms are pet friendly at an additional charge of £10 per pet. We are located just four miles from Newbury and a short drive from the Newbury bypass (A34, Tothill Services), in the village of Burghclere, The Carpenters Arms a country pub with a reputation for good food, great ales and a world wide selection of wines. Breakfast is served in the restaurant from 8.00am - 10.00am Monday to Sunday, if you wish to leave early, we will leave you a continental breakfast in your room, for you to enjoy on your journey. Just let us know by 8pm the night before. This will include: water, fruit, pastry of the day, bag of crisps, and a piece of cake. Lunch and Dinner – served in a relaxing, informal restaurant area Please join us for lunch or dinner in the restaurant from 12.00 - 14.30 and 18.00 - 21.00 and Sunday lunch 12.00 - 16.00 - traditional home cooked pub food, locally sourced and excellent quality Our warm cosy bar is open from Monday – Thursday 12.00 - 22.00 Fridays & Saturdays 12.00 - 23.00 Sundays 12.00 - 21.00 Free Wi-Fi In your room you will find several items to enhance your stay: Tea and coffee making facilities, iron and ironing board, robes, luxury toiletries, hair dryer, free wi-fi and a welcome tray of water, crisps, yummy cake, and a couple of apples to keep the doctor away. Please let us know if you require any additional supplies, our friendly team are available at the bar. In addition to the above, if you have forgotten any essentials, we have them available from the bar: toothbrush and toothpaste, razor and razor gel, shoeshine, sewing kit, nail care kit, and shower caps. • Don’t forget to order your complimentary newspaper on arrival • Room service available on request

Cleaning and safety

  • Professionally cleaned
  • Disinfected daily
  • Disinfected between stays
  • Hand sanitiser
  • Social distancing
  • Staff protective clothing
  • Contactless check-in/out
  • High-touch surfaces disinfected
  • Linens washed above 60°C/140°F
  • Washable duvet covers
  • No shared stationery
  • Request no staff entry to room
  • Staff trained in safety protocol
  • Socially distanced dining
  • Sanitised tableware
  • Takeaway meals


  • Bar
  • Books, DVD, games
  • Free WiFi internet
  • Restaurant
  • Weddings & private parties
  • High speed internet
  • Meet & greet service
  • Newspaper service
  • Housekeeping - daily
  • Express check in
  • Express check out
  • Designated smoking area
  • Sun terrace
  • CCTV in common areas
  • CCTV outside property
  • Pet(s) live on property
  • Breakfast served in restaurant


  • On-site parking
  • Free parking
  • Accessible parking

Children's Facilities

  • Children's menu
  • Children's books, videos, games
  • Highchairs

Business Facilities

  • Photocopying
  • Printing
  • Conference & events


  • Cooked breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Breakfast
  • English/Irish breakfast
  • Healthy breakfast
  • Farmhouse breakfast
  • Vegetarian options
  • Vegan options
  • Gluten-free options

Activities and Experiences

  • Golf
  • Horse racing
  • Shopping
  • Antiques & fairs
  • Theatre
  • Walking
  • Games, chess, cards


  • Check in
    16:00 21:00
    Early check-in available on request
  • Check out
    Late check-out available on request
  • Child Policy
    Children welcome
  • Smoking Policy
    No smoking
  • Pets
    Dogs welcome
  • Parties Allowed
    Parties not allowed
Booking Terms and Conditions


Room 1 is accessible to wheelchair users although there are no handrails etcetera fitted.


  • Road from A34 Tothill Services (0.5 miles)

    Whether travelling North or South on the A34 exit at Tothill Services where you will see signs for Highclere Castle and The Sandham Memorial Chapel.

    Continue to follow signs for The Sandham Memorial Chapel and at the T Junction turn left.

    The Carpenters Arms is situated approximately 400 yards along the lane on your right hand side.

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