The hotel is a beautiful manor house that was designed, in part, by the author Thomas Hardy and built in 1789. With extensive private gardens, a croquet lawn, tennis court, indoor heated swimming pool and spa, this luxurious four-star deluxe hotel lives up to the Relais and Châteaux motto of the 5 Cs - character, calm, charm, cuisine and courtesy. Comprising a total of 24 guest rooms, the air-conditioned property welcomes guests in a lobby with 24-hour reception and check-out service. Facilities on offer to guest include a hotel safe, newspaper stand, bar, conference facilities, WLAN Internet access, room service and a car park. For an additional fee a laundry service is provided. Guests may hire bicycles onsite.
Situated in the delightful village of Evershot, the hotel is perfectly placed for guests to explore the Dorset countryside, the setting of so many of the novels by Hardy. The towns of Sherborne, Dorchester and Lyme Regis are all nearby, as is stunning coastal scenery. The Yeovil Junction railway station can be reached in some 15 minutes by car.
Each of the guest rooms and suites has been individually designed using rich fabrics and antique furniture to create a tranquil haven for guests. The en suite bathrooms are fitted with a shower, bath and hairdryer. Rooms with either double or king-size beds are available. All rooms additionally feature a direct dial telephone, satellite/cable TV, radio, Internet access, a safe, tea and coffee making facilities, an ironing set and a balcony or terrace. The air conditioning and heating are individually regulated.
Guests may enjoy a refreshing dip in the indoor swimming pool or relax on the sun loungers. They may also take advantage of the gym, hot tub, sauna, steam room and massage and spa treatments. Furthermore, there is a tennis court on the premises. Golf fans may like to head to the Cheddington Court Golf Club, around 10 minutes from the hotel by car.
American Express, Diners Club, JCB, MasterCard and VISA are accepted as methods of payment.
Direct dial telephone
Satellite cable TV
Iron and board
King size bed