Mercure Farnham Bush Hotel
GU9 7NN FARNHAM
GU9 7NN FARNHAM
Ideally located in central Farnham and set in its own beautiful gardens, the historic 94-bedroomed 3-star Mercure Bush Hotel with complimentary WIFI is an ideal business hotel plus the perfect Farnham wedding venue. Within close proximity to the Farnborough business parks and airport, with easy access to the M3, A3 & A31 and Farnham train station, Mercure Farnham Bush Hotel with its self-contained conference centre and garden views, events space and meetings rooms is excellent for your business needs.
This hotel in Farnham is in the heart of the quaint market town, close to Guildford, Winchester and Farnborough Airport, with London Heathrow Airport around 51km from the hotel. Farnham Castle is also a popular destination with the hotel's visitors .
The hotel has six fully-equipped function rooms which can host up to 140 people. There is also parking for up to 50 cars. Guests can sample the modern cuisine of our Garden Room Restaurant or simply relax over a cosy drink in the Coachman's Bar.
This hotel participates to Planet 21 and is acting in favour of Positive Hospitality.
Online check-in: Your arrival will be carefully prepared by our team
Fast check-out: Simply return your key
Fast check-out: Simply return your key
GPS : 51.215196, -0.797649
The hotel's 94 bedrooms offer guests a range of accommodation options including privilege rooms, four-poster rooms, interconnecting rooms and enhanced accessibility. Each room features a range of facilities such as WiFi and flatscreen TV.
Rooms include double bed, en-suite bathroom with bath, complimentary WIFI, coffee making facilities, iron and ironing board.
Rooms include 2 single beds, en-suite bathroom with bath, complimentary WIFI, coffee making facilities, iron and ironing board.
Family Rooms - suitable to sleep 2 adults and up to 2 children under the age of 12. Rooms will consist of 1 double bed and either a double or single sofa bed or folding Z bed. We can also supply travel cots suitable for babies up to the age of 2.
Spacious rooms, en-suite bathroom with bath, complimentary WIFI, coffee making facilities, iron and ironing board. Air-conditioned.
King-size bed, walk-in shower, complimentary WIFI, mini bar (free soft drinks) espresso coffee machine, bathrode, slippers, newspaper and enhanced complimentary toiletries.
Modern European cuisine served in elegant surroundings, Thackery's restaurant with views of the hotel's lovely gardens offers the perfect surroundings for a formal or informal dinner.
Cosey bar in the traditional surroundings of the Bush hotel. Enjoy a wholesome lunch, afternoon tea or Fresh pint next to the Fireplace in winter or in our gardens in summer.
Reviews collected from customers who booked on AccorHotels.com
The room we were given for the first night was really nice and as advertised. The second room on second night was the exact opposite, based on the 3rd floor, no air conditioning and it was about 30 degrees. Offered a fan to compensate which would not have done the job. Ended up having to change rooms but this took over half an hour to arrange and in turn made us late for the event that we had come for.
Dear guest, Thank you for your feedback following your recent stay with us. We appreciate that you enjoyed part of your stay the first night, but apologize for the shortcomings on the second day. We indeed still require a refurbishment on the third floor and are looking to implement that at our earliest opportunity to get all the rooms in line. We are sorry for the inconvenience and delay in moving rooms and the fact that the room was too hot on the second night. We hope we may welcome you back soon again to experience a hassle free stay. Kindest regards, Tony Tijhuis General Manager
Nothing much more to add, it was awful. It was only when we investigated that we worked out what the problem was, the mattress was upside down. We'd already moved rooms once as the first was dark an dingy. The one upside was that we got home earlier than planned because the bed was so bad!
Dear guest, Thank you for taking the time to tell us about your experience at the Mercure Farnham Bush Hotel. I am really sorry that your experience did not meet your expectations; please allow me to express my sincerest apologies. The first room you stayed in is one of our most popular rooms due its character and the size of the room, as well as the furniture, but on a cloudy day, the room can indeed look somewhat darker, and we were of course perfectly happy to offer you a brighter room. I investigated the mattresses in the new room in question. These mattresses had been newly purchased half a year ago and are generally really nice and comfortable, but I indeed found one of them to be upside down. The top side is really nice and soft, but unfortunately wasn't on top. I was surprised that nobody mentioned it before, nor that my housekeeping team hadn't noticed it. I sincerely apologize for this unnecessary mistake. I trust that you meanwhile received my e-mail and look forward to hearing back from you. Please feel free to contact me at any time of your convenience. I trust our good intentions are not in doubt and that we may welcome you back in the not too distant future for a great night's sleep. Kindest regards, Tony Tijhuis General Manager
I found the staff really friendly and helpfull from the moment I arrived. Room was perfect for my needs and great value. Bar stayed open till 2am to serve us a few more drinks when we got back from the Wedding. Great Form! If I am in the area again I would definitely stay here again.
Dear Guest Thank you very much for your recent Trip Advisor review following your stay with us here at the Mercure Farnham Bush Hotel. It was a pleasure to read that you enjoyed your stay and you where looked after. We hope to see you in the future. Kind regards Declan Dowd
We reserved two twin rooms with breakfast included, and we were put into two damaged rooms. And although we had a written confirmation that breakfast was included they wanted to charged us extra for the breakfast until the last day of our stay. It was a bit awkward and not too pleasant for one of the staff insisted on it and even put a call for us to be denied of the breakfast the next morning (in front of other guess). Really downgrading that once nice and cozy hotel, for it is not what it once was. Both rooms had the door stop broken and every time the door closed it made a big bang unpleasant noise. One of the rooms was damaged with a leaking air conditioner, the carpet all dirty and looking really terrible! The a/c made a terrible noise every time we turned on, and the last day of our stay started leaking heavily, wetting some of our clothes and suitcases. We told them about all of this the first morning, and they agreed to fix those problems, but nothing was fixed, nobody did anything. Maintenance wise it is a terrible bad maintained hotel. We also had to ask for extra moisturizer, soap… etc for they did not put at all any toiletries or they put little knowing that we were 2 persons in each room. Like I said, a pity, for it was once a nice and cozy hotel. And although the manager had the courtesy of leaving us for a late checkout without any extra charge in the “broken A/C” room until 4pm, and one free breakfast for one of our sons, we feel that something else was needed. For some of the staff really treated us badly and without any consideration, lying to us most of the time and being unpleasant.
Dear Guest Thank you very much for your recent Trip Advisor review following your stay with us here at the Mercure Farnham Bush Hotel. I apologise that your stay did not meet with the expectations. I will investigate as to why you were told breakfast was not included and why your maintenance issues in the room where not immediately rectified, It is our aim to ensure all of guests have an enjoyable stay with us and I am very sorry that this did not happen for you on this occasion . I would be delighted to discuss your stay with you personally and maybe you could e mail me you direct contact details on the following e mail address. Paul.Morgan@accor.com. So I could the telephone you directly . Once again I do apologise that you had problems at the hotel during your stay. Kind regards Paul Morgan
When one arrives after enduring the M25 and the M3 the car parking arrangements were not immediately obvious however our bags were taken to our room (no lift). Removed the nuisance decorations from the bed. No stand for our suitcase! Room (307) was drab. Miserable paintings on the walls. bathroom very small. Sitting on loo and wash basin digs into your back and knee hits the towel rail. What defined a 'classic' room? All senior management and hotel room designers should spend 2 or 3 nights in their rooms. Hand rail on staircase too wide to grip! The only reason that we give a generous three stars and not two is for a reasonable breakfast and pleasant staff although I was not told that a code was needed to leave the car park. Annoying on a very wet morning!
Dear Guest Thank you very much for your recent trip advisor review following your stay here at the Mercure Farnham Bush Hotel. I apologise that the room you stayed in did not meet with your expectations and that you found the décor and feel of the room to be Drab. We are constantly upgrading our rooms and your comments are very useful and will be taken into consideration during our refurbishment programme. I am sorry there was not luggage stand in your room and I will ask our housekeeping team to check all rooms in the future for this. It is normal practice that we inform you of the car park code on your departure so apologise that his did not happen on this occasion. I was however pleased to read that you enjoyed your breakfast and found the staff to be pleasant. I do hope you decide to stay with us again as we would look forward to welcoming you back and ensure you have a more comfortable stay with us. Kind regards Paul Morgan
Primarily to celebrate my birthday, but coupled with a meeting the following day at the Castle with our wedding planner and photographer, we thought this an excellent opportunity to 'bench-test' the hotel many of our guests would be utilising for our June wedding - including myself as the groom the night before (N2S: next time checkout nearby availability of lamp posts and clingfilm suppliers). The Hotel itself was easy to find, not least because it is delightfully situated right in the centre of this beautiful and historic town. With parking at a premium it was refreshing to find adequate space in a secure area to the rear of the hotel - don't be initially disheartened as I was when you see the smaller parking area at the front fully occupied. We arrived well ahead of the 2pm check-in time, but for the extremely charming, helpful, and heavily French-accented receptionist, this was far from unsurmountable. Asking us to take a seat and offering tea and coffee, she said she would see what she could do. Clearly busy, but multi-tasking like a professional 1-armed paper hanger, she promptly returned to us with issued keys. In fact the multiitude of staff we came across during the period of stay reflected equally this level of politemess, positivity, and 'can-do' attitude, whether it be the various maintenance technicians, the chamber maid, right up to Maitre D in the restuarant, nothing was too much trouble. We were in the standard rooms (it might be my birthday, but we have a wedding to pay for), which was situated on the ground floor of 'new' wing - not new, probably quite old in fact, but decidely newer than the main buiding. These rooms are a little pokey, but fit for purpose and at least on the ground floor have floor to ceiling windows together with a door onto the lush green lawn. The bed iteself and furniture are to a comfortable standard and the Mrs-desig thought the pillows were to die for (no, we didn't steal any, we're coming back remember). The bathroom is equally as confined, but what I believe from a refurbishment, the bath has been replaced with a shower cubicle thus optimising what legacy space there is. My only criticism at this point was a nearby fire door in the adjacent passage. When we arrived and said offending door slammed behind me, I should have guessed its' faulty pneumatic hinge would haunt me later that night. Luckily the outstandingly awesome breakfast more than made up for it.
Dear Guest Thank you very much for your recent trip advisor review following your stay here at the Mercure Farnham Bush Hotel. It was a great pleasure to read that you enjoyed your stay and congratulations on your birthday and you upcoming wedding. I will pass on your positive comments to the team about their helpfulness and the great breakfast you had. I apologise that the door adjacent to your room banged and woke you this is being looked into by our maintenance team. We look forward to seeing you again soon and wish good luck with the wedding plans. Kind Regards Paul Morgan - General Manager
This was our 5th stay in a Mercure Hotel but probably the least satisfactory. The staff were friendly, helpful and accomodating. The room was supposed to be an upgraded "Privilage" room but there were some issues that I would not have expected in this day and age: The pillows provided were of a feather content to which I am very allergic bringing on swollen eyes, runny nose and asthma - common enough these days (and potentially dangerous with asthmatics) for them not to be used. When we asked for them to be changed this was done promptly but by this time it was too late and the after effects lasted well into the following morning despite taking anti-allergy tablets. Ther was a large, unpleasant stain in the middle of the carpet. (room 113) and two broken winoow handles. Hotel staff cannot have failed to notice these yet we were allocated this room when others were evidently free, perhaps they were worse?
Dear Guest Thank you very much for your recent review following your stay here at the Mercure Farnham Hotel. I do apologise that the feather pillows in the room affected you and caused an uncomfortable night’s sleep. I was pleased to read that once you brought this to our attention the team responded promptly. Had we been aware of your allergy prior to arrival we would have ensured the pillows would have been suitable for your arrival. Thank you for bringing the stain on the carpet to my attention I will look into this is most definitely not the case in other rooms. On a positive note I was pleased to read that you have used Mercure Hotels before and that you found the staff here to be friendly and accommodating. I do hope you choose to stay with us again in the future and please contact me directly so I can assist with any future bookings. Kind Regards Paul Morgan
Situated right in Farnham Town Centre with parking & lovely grounds. Listed building so lots of character & charm. Log fires & comfy sofas. Rooms were adequate & very clean. No lift but wasn't a problem. Really homely with friendly, welcoming staff. Recommended- a lovely change from some of the more 'clinical new builds'.
Dear Guest Thank you very much for your recent review. it was a pleasure to read that you enjoyed you stay with us and appreciated the charm and character of the building along with the friendliness and welcome of the team . I have passed your comments onto the team. And we look forward to welcoming you back to the Bush Hotel in the future . Kind Regards Paul Morgan General Manager
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