Whatley Manor Hotel and Spa, Wiltshire
|Easton Grey, SN16 0RB, Malmesbury, Wiltshire, UNITED KINGDOM.|
Description: Whatley Manor Hotel and SpaWhatley Manor Hotel and Spa is set in a beautifully restored and maintained Cotswold manor house, set in 12 acres of distinctive ornamental and decorative gardens. Located at the end of an elegant, tree-lined drive, this fabulous property is surrounded by the lush fields and woods of the Cotswolds Area of Outsanding Natural Beauty. Whatley Manor Hotel and Spa offers exclusive accommodation, award-winning gourmet cuisine and top-class service in an authentic country house atmosphere.
Perfect for both business and pleasure amid fabulous rural surroundings, Whatley Manor Hotel and Spa offers a range of outdoor activities on site, such as cycling, walking and running, while horse riding, clay-pigeon shooting, golf and even hot-air ballooning are available close by the hotel. Nearby attractions include Malmesbury, Tetbury, Westonbirt Arboretum and Castle Combe, while Bath and Cirencester are also within easy reach. The Aquarias Spa is a bespoke installation with a spectacular range of wellness facilities, including a steam grotto, tepidarium, indoor and outdoor pools and treatment rooms.
Pride of place at Whatley Manor Hotel and Spa must surely go to its gourmet restaurant, The Dining Room, which boasts two Michelin stars. Here, Chef Martin Burge creates unique dining experiences based on a modern interpretation of classical French cuisine and the finest seasonal produce. Le Mazot Brasserie offers a less formal dining option, in a laid-back, Swiss chalet-style atmosphere.
Type of rooms: Whatley Manor Hotel and SpaStandard Rooms:
There are five comfortable Standard Rooms to choose from, perfect for shorter stays. Each room has a double bed and is entirely individual in design. Most have a bath and a shower and are situated in the main part of the house and the Tudor wing. One standard room is wheelchair accessible and has an adapted bathroom.
There are seven Superior Rooms, each one situated in the main part of the house and one Superior Room is located on the ground floor of the Tudor wing. These rooms have a king-sized bed and can also be prepared as a twin.
The hotel has three Deluxe Rooms. These are situated in the main part of the house and one of the rooms may be prepared as a twin. First floor Deluxe Rooms have superb garden views and features include a walk-in wardrobe or a four poster bed. One of the deluxe rooms on the ground floor in the Tudor wing has a private patio garden.
There are six Suites to choose from, with king-sized or twin beds. These are situated in the main part of the house and the Tudor wing. Each suite is unique in character and ideal for a longer stay and for those who enjoy the luxury of a larger living space. The suites benefit from generously sized bathrooms and a separate lounge and study area.
The deluxe suite has its own private entrance from the main courtyard and spans over two floors. Beautifully appointed with a mezzanine gallery and two bathrooms, the deluxe suite may be prepared with additional beds providing ample space for more than two guests.
The grand suite spans the second floor of the main house and is south facing with stunning views of the gardens and the Wiltshire landscape. Featuring a luxurious bathroom with a stand-alone bathtub designed by Philippe Stark, the exposed wooden beams, beautiful furnishings and fabrics create a general atmosphere of luxury and style.
All rooms come with: fresh mineral water; L'Occitaine 'in-room' amenities featuring the distinctive 'Verbena' fragrance; Bang & Olufsen sound and vision; MP3 functionality for playing music from an iPod or smartphone.
Additional information: Whatley Manor Hotel and Spa
Children aged 12 and over are welcome at Whatley Manor Hotel and Spa.
Pets are allowed on prior request. There is a nightly supplement for this service.
Number of rooms: 23
Official category: 5 stars.
Year of establishment and/or latest refurbishment: 18th century/2007.
Languages spoken: English, Czech, French, German, Italian, Slovak, Spanish.Smoking policy: Non-smoking property. Smoking is only permitted in specific under cover areas in the grounds of the hotel.
Credit cards accepted: American Express, Visa, Euro/Mastercard, Maestro, Solo, Switch.
Restaurant closed: The Dining Room serves dinner from Wednesday to Sunday from 07:00pm. to 10:00pm, with last orders for the tasting menu at 09:30pm.
Le Mazot brasserie serves lunch and dinner every day of the week. Lunch is served from 12 noon to 02:00pm from Monday to Thursday, and from 12 noon to 02:30pm. on Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Dinner is served from 07:00pm. with last orders at 10:00pm.
How to get here:
From the North: Travel South on the M5 and exit on Junction 13. Follow the A419 towards Stroud. At the sixth roundabout, before you enter Stroud, turn right signposted A46 Bath. Travel along the A46 through Woodchester and Nailsworth continuing straight over a set of traffic lights. After half a mile (800 mtrs) turn left signposted Westonbirt. Follow this road continuing straight over the junction following signs from Easton Grey. At the end of the road turn left onto the B4040. Travel approximately 1 mile before turning right into the Whatley Manor driveway.
From the South and the West: At the M5/M4 interchange travel East towards London and exit at Junction 18. At Junction 18 follow the A46 and turn right onto the A433 towards Cirencester and Westonbirt. Turn right immediately after the ''Hare and Hounds'' signposted Easton Grey. At the end of the road turn left onto the B4040. Travel approximately 1 mile (1,6 km) before turning right into the Whatley Manor driveway.
From London and the East: Travel West along the M4 and exit at Junction 17 onto the A429 following signs for Malmesbury for approximately 5 miles (8 km). At the first roundabout take the 1st exit to Malmesbury town centre. Follow the road through the High Street taking care of the speed bumps. At the Market Cross take the 1st left onto Abbey Row and follow the B4040. After 0.2 miles at the 'Triangle' T Junction turn left onto Bristol Street/B4040 go straight over the mini roundabout towards Sherston. Travel approximately 2,2 miles (3,5 km) before turning left into the Whatley Manor driveway.
GPS Coordinates: 51° 35' 1.24'' N 2° 8' 57.31'' W
Nearest airport: Bristol Airport - 52,0km.