Running Horses

Old London RoadDorkingRH5 6DUUnited Kingdom

About Running Horses

Running Horses is a rustic hotel dating back to the 16th century. Its situated in Mickleham village on Old London Road.

There are five sophisticated rooms with en suite bathrooms featuring designer toiletries and rainfall showerheads, while some have free standing baths. All rooms are equipped with free Wi-Fi and flat-screen TVs, as well as tea and coffee makers.

Running Horses has a lobby with a fireplace. There are meeting rooms as well. Other amenities include free on-site parking, as well as wedding services.

Full English breakfast is complimentary. The hotel features a restaurant serving traditional British fare and a bar/pub. Room service for a limited time is available.

Juniper Hall Field Centre and Box Hill are just one mile from the hotel while Denbies Wine Estate and Letterhead Museum are around three miles.


Old London Road, Dorking, RH5 6DU, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44(137)2372279 | Fax: +44(1372)363004 | Official Homepage

Top amenities

  • Free WiFi in lobby
  • Free WiFi in rooms
  • Pool
  • Spa
  • Parking
  • Pets
  • A/C
  • Restaurant
  • Hotel bar
  • Gym

All amenities

Hotel facilities

  • Conference rooms
  • Free WiFi in lobby
  • Hotel bar
  • Hotel safe
  • Laundry service
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Restaurant
  • Terrace
  • WiFi in lobby

Room facilities

  • Bathroom with bathtub
  • Bathroom with shower
  • Central heating
  • Desk
  • Electric kettle
  • Free WiFi in rooms
  • Hairdryer
  • Internet
  • Ironing board
  • Satellite TV
  • Telephone
  • Television
  • WiFi in rooms

Arrival / Departure

  • Check-in: 14:00
  • Check-out: 11:00

Positive Reviews

Amazing English pub

Most of the guests said that the pub in the hotel was simply excellent. It's the perfect combination of good food and music. The pub is buzzing with lively music and the atmosphere around the place is very energetic. There's also a fireplace near the pub area which is the perfect place to unwind and chill with a beer. The food served in the pub and restaurant was also top class, served in huge portions and offering lot of variety. Hence it's the best place for a perfect evening said guests.

Helpful and friendly staff

Staff at the hotel as well as the pub and restaurant are very helpful and cordial towards the guests. They were always attentive, eager to help and quickly responded to the queries. The staff always had a cheerful smile while welcoming the guests and the service offered by the staff was almost flawless pointed out some guests.

Well furnished rooms

Rooms in the hotel are well furnished with comfortable beds and linens. Blackout blinds are also available for undisturbed sleep. Moreover, despite the rooms being over the pub area, they are totally quiet and peaceful say guests. All the rooms are equipped with necessities like free Wi-Fi and luxuries like designer toiletries.

Negative Reviews

Overpriced food

Food and drinks at the pub and restaurant were heavily overpriced compared to the rates outside in the London market.

Deteriorating standards of food

Some guests said the once ever so famous food at the restaurant of the hotel has lost its original taste. Moreover, service and delivery takes quite some time.

Rating Overview

Rating trivago Rating Index based on 150 reviews across the web
8.7 /10
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    8.3 /10
8.7 out of 10 based on 150 reviews