Honeywell HS-216E Oscillating and Tilt Stand Fan - UK Review

The Honeywell HS-216E Oscillating and Tilt Stand Fan is one of the highest rated fans currently available in the United Kingdom (UK) It has an average price point of around £50, and buyers rate this fan overall, at an average 4.3 out of 5 stars. That information is based on over 300 actual buyer reviews.

It came out at number two on our top 10 list of pedestal fans, that are available in the UK. Honeywell are a very well known brand in the cooling and heating industry in the UK and worldwide.

What Buyers Say about The Honeywell HS-216E Fan

Honeywell HS-216E Oscillating and Tilt Stand Fan

I have listed the main features that buyers liked about this pedestal fan:

  • This fan has 3 speed settings, low, medium and high
  • It is an oscillating fan, and that means it can turn and circulate air around all of the room
  • The height can be adjusted on this fan
  • It comes with 3 years warranty

Technical Information if Required

Honeywell HS-216E fan

Some people (like me) also want to know the technical specification. I don't know exactly why I like to know this, but I always do.

  • Measures 45.5 x 43 x 134.5 cm and weighs 4.2 Kg
  • Black colour
  • 50 watts of power
  • 3 speed settings
  • Adjustable height of 112 - 135 cm
  • Also oscillates to around 85 degrees
  • It is also very quiet, so ideal for rooms in the home or in an office
  • The head can also be tilted so as you can circulate the air where you want it to be

How Do Buyers Rate the Honeywell HS-216E

Below we have summarised how buyers rated this Honeywell fan. These ratings are based on a 5 star system, with 5 stars being the highest and 1 star being the lowest. We have then summarised those so as you can see at a glance, the overall ratings.

61 %
5 STARS
21 %
4 STARS
7 %
3 STARS
5 %
2 STARS
6 %
1 STAR

So as you can see from the above, around 6 out of every 10 buyers give this fan the full 5 star rating. 84% rate it as a 4 star product or higher, so that is very reassuring that this is  a good quality fan. Around 6% gave it only a 1 star review.

What The Buyers Say about the Honeywell HS-216E Oscillating Fan

Below you will see a few buyer's comments​

This fan is strong and sturdy and I didn't have any issues in the last 1 year.

It is easy to adjust the height and tilt of the fan and is also easy to assemble which is very useful.

Great fan, solid heavy metal base, not very noisy, does tilt to floor and you can adjust the height.

What Buyers Didn't Like

There were some bad reviews, and as you have already seen, around 6 out of every 100 buyers gave this one just one star in terms of rating. We always like to find out why that is the case.​

The general summary of the complaints were that the fan was too noisy, and it didn't generate enough air. Some buyers also said that, it was a nightmare to assemble.

The instructions are about as close to useless as you can get. However, with a little common sense, this is not actually that hard to do. I found a video on YouTube, where you can see a lady putting this fan together.

It does take a little time and patience, but you will get there, and it does do a good job once assembled.

Quietness

This is often an unknown problem for many buyers. Some of these fans can get quite noisy, especially when they are on the highest setting. Buyers generally said this one was very quiet, on the lowest setting and was slightly noisier as the speeds increased.

Verdict on theHoneywell HS-216E Oscillating and Tilt Stand Fan

Honeywell HS-216E boxed

This fan came out at number 2 on our highest rated list of all the pedestal fans on the UK market. At around £55, and with a decent rating, this is a good enough fan for most home uses, or for around the office.

Like many of these pedestal fans, this one does have plastic blades. They do however still generate quite a lot of air movement, though personally we prefer the metal blades, as those tend to last longer.

This Honeywell HS-216E is good as it is powerful, oscillates and the height can be adjusted. That allows you to be in control of the airflow, and especially the direction of the airflow.

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