Renovated in 2007, this former manor house dates back to 1654 and features adjoining thatched cottages. The hotel offers a warm welcome with 32 bedrooms, including two four-poster suites and 3 deluxe rooms in the 17th century wing. There is a tasteful extension at the rear of the hotel offering modern rooms. Food is served in the Inglenook restaurant with its large stone fireplace and original beams. Drinks and snacks can be taken in the comfortable lounge bar in front of the wood burning fire. Further facilities at the hotel include a lobby with 24-hour reception and check-out services, hotel safe, TV-room, conference facilities, Internet access, room and laundry services and a car park.
This hotel is situated on the outskirts of a thatched village with surrounding fields and country lanes and near to the market town of Banbury where guests will find restaurants, nightlife, a bus station, a train station and shops. Many points of interest can be reached easily from the hotel such as Shakespeare's Stratford upon Avon (35-minute drive), Dreaming Spires Oxford (40-minute drive) and Warwick Castle (30-minute drive). Coventry Airport is 57 km from the hotel, while Birmingham International Airport is 69 km away.
All of the bedrooms offer modern comforts and those located in the 17th century wing offer further charm and character with original features. The rooms feature en suite bathrooms with hairdryers. They also come with direct dial telephone, satellite/ cable TV, radio, Internet access, tea and coffee making facilities, an iron and ironing board, central heating and a terrace. The rooms feature either double or king-sized beds. Some of the rooms in the modern extension have complimentary wi-fi Internet access.
Golf enthusiasts will enjoy the Rye Hill course in the nearby town of Banbury.
Breakfast is either buffet style or served by the plate, while lunch and dinner can be chosen from the bar's snack or Table d'hote menus.
American Express, MasterCard and VISA are all accepted as forms of payment at the hotel.
The hotel is situated midway between Oxford and Stratford upon Avon on the A422 Stratford road, 3.2 km northwest of Banbury. From the M40, junction 11, follow the A422 signs for Banbury/Stratford upon Avon and Wroxton. The hotel is situated on a sharp bend on entering the village.
Direct dial telephone
Satellite cable TV
Iron and board
King size bed