Oxford Road, Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire, HP17 8NR
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Oxford Road, Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire, HP17 8NR
Hartwell House is a magnificent Grade I listed stately home hotel owned by the National Trust and set in 90 acres of Buckinghamshire countryside. It has 48 bedrooms (some of which are dog-friendly), four magnificent public rooms, a two AA rosette restaurant, Cafe and Spa for you to come and enjoy.
What makes a stay at Hartwell House Hotel, Restaurant & Spa unique?
Hartwell House offers you the opportunity to stay in a National Trust property. The hotel is opulent in style with the benefit of four public rooms for guests to relax in and take in the antiques and paintings expected of a house of its grandeur. The hotel offers impeccable customer service expected of a Relais & Chateaux property and ensures guests are looked after throughout their stay with this high level of service.
What are the rooms and facilities on offer at Hartwell House Hotel, Restaurant & Spa?
Hartwell House has 48 bedrooms in total, 32 in the main house and 16 in the Hartwell Court, once the old riding school, located 150 yards away from the main house. The rooms are furnished in a traditional yet stylish manner expected of an English country house.
What can guests enjoy when staying in the Aylesbury area?
Buckinghamshire has more National Trust properties to visit than any other county in England. Waddesdon Manor, home of the Rothschilds is a clear favourite and 15 minutes away. Bicester Village luxury shopping village is 30 minutes away and you can pick up an additional 10% discount voucher at reception. Bletchley Park, home of the Code Breakers is a popular attraction to visit when staying at Hartwell, as is Harry Potter Studios, 30 minutes away. The Reception team are able to assist with any questions about the area that guests may have.
Where can guests enjoy food and drink?
Breakfast is served in the Soane dining room for all residents, it includes continental and cooked English breakfast options. Luncheon is served Wednesday to Sunday in the main house and Dinner daily. Traditional Afternoon Tea is available in the public rooms daily and is a very popular choice so booking is recommended. The Hartwell Cafe is located near the Spa and has all day dining options in an informal setting from brunch, lunch to afternoon tea.
Hartwell House Hotel, Restaurant & Spa also has a Spa, Wedding Venue and Restaurant:
Hartwell House Hotel, Restaurant & Spa is part of the following Inspirations:
"The bar at Hartwell House was originally a dining room in the Jacobean wing of this National Trust property, built in 1620. Its panelling and carved oak fireplace give a good idea of how warm and cozy the room must have felt in the seventeenth century. There are a series of paintings of Hartwell House circa 1720 on the walls. These are recent copies of Balthazar Nebo originals that were painted in Italy. Immediately beneath them a long bar displays the hotel’s huge collection of spirits, including eight gins – Hendricks, Sipsmith, Bombay Sapphire, Tanqueray, Plymouth, two Gordons and the Botanist, a Scots gin from Islay that infuses 22 botanicals. The hotel’s classic martini is usually made from Tanqueray and the drinks menu reminds us – quite rightly – that a dry martini should be stirred not shaken. Enough said. If you’re staying or dining at Hartwell House do check out the remarkable Jacobean staircase with its carved balusters. Many of the figures are historical or mythological, but in the twentieth century Winston Churchill and G.K. Chesterton were added. After a cocktail or two see how long it takes you to find them."
"Hartwell House has a remarkable history. Over the last thousand years it’s been home to - amongst many others - William the Conqueror’s illegitimate son; Wicked King John, Louis XVIII (the exiled French king who was restored after Waterloo), and Gustavus IV of Sweden, another exiled king. It’s not surprising then that the house has wonderful grounds for lapping up the autumn sunshine, a total of 90 acres laid out by Capability Brown in his familiar style of smooth undulating grass, scattered trees and serpentine lakes. This parkland dates from the 1750s when the then owner, Sir William Lee, commissioned that equestrian statue of George III’s son, Frederick Prince of Wales, which stands in the centre of a long line of trees leading up the house. The views north, east and south from Hartwell have that idyllic English sense of the pastoral and are enhanced by a charming collection of eighteenth-century pavilions, temples and towers."
"Standing amidst ninety acres of landscaped parkland and just an hour from central London, Hartwell House is an idyllic break for stressed Londoners. Once frequented by Louis XVIII, the exiled King of France, the mansion’s Grade I listed building is crammed with old world charm with Rococo ceilings, fine art at every turn and enchanting antiques galore. Even its grounds are a treasure trove, scattered with ornate statues it has a Gothic chapel, 18th century follies and a picturesque lake to discover. But fear not itchy footed Londoners, it is also a great base for exploring the university town of Oxford and the beautiful Cotswold countryside."
"Once frequented by Louis XVIII, the exiled King of France, Hartwell House’s Grade I listed building is crammed with old world charm, with Rococo ceilings, traditional paintings and antiques galore. Perfectly located for exploring the beautiful Cotswolds and the Chiltern Hills it is a hiker’s dream with endless country walks just a stone throw away. Its Jacobean and Georgian façade is surrounded by 90 acres of manicured gardens and parkland which is open to hotel guests."
"Hartwell House is a magnificent and luxurious stately home. Its unique staircase, ornate plasterwork ceilings, décor and marble fireplaces make it the dream venue for couples to hold their wedding celebrations In its 90 acres of parkland lies a Gothic chapel, a lake spanned by a stone bridge and 18th century follies and statues making the perfect backdrop for photographs."
Information on Hartwell House Hotel, Restaurant & Spa , Oxford Road , Aylesbury
|No. of bedrooms:||
Types of room: 7 Single, 16 Standard Twin/Double, 25 Superior rooms/Suite
|Room rates guide:||
Room with Breakfast
Credit Cards Accepted: Amex, Delta, Mastercard, Maestro/Switch, Solo, Visa
When Closed: Open all year
Child Friendly: Children over 6 welcome (Spa restrictions apply)
Dog Friendly: Dogs Permitted (permitted in Hartwell Court Suites only)
Smoking Permitted: No
Wheelchair Access: Yes
Accreditation: AA 4 Red Stars, AA 2 Rosettes
DVD player, Radio alarm clock, Satellite channels, Modem point, complimentary broadband wifi, Air-conditioning (except Single rooms), 24 hour room service, hospitality tray, mineral water, homemade biscuits, Four poster beds available, Luxury toiletries, trouser press, bathrobes, slippers in Royal rooms upwards
90 acres of gardens & grounds, Beauty treatment room, Indoor heated pool, Sauna, Spa, Steam room, Gym, 3 elegant dining rooms, Civil ceremony licence, Wedding receptions, 4 meeting rooms, Conference facilities, For up to 90 delegates, Heli-pad, Private dining
|Outdoor activities on site:||
2 all-weather tennis courts, Croquet lawn, Walking
Archery, Golf (5 mins), Clay shooting, Go-karting (5 mins), 4 X 4 land rover experience, Horse riding (20 mins)
|Local directions:||From London take the M40 to junction 7, then the A329/A418 Thame/Aylesbury. For further directions please see our website.|
Nearest major city:
Nearest major airport:
Nearest railway stn:
London Heathrow (45 miles) (45 mins) , Luton (29 miles) (45 mins)
Haddenham & Thame Parkway (5 miles) (10 mins)
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Classic Summer Sale
OFFER £340.00 £150.00
Fri 16 Aug 2019 – Mon 30 Sep 2019
We have the best rates on the best dates this summer!
Until the end of the summer, enjoy B&B in a Classic room from £75 pppn (based on two people sharing a room).
Enjoy cooked English breakfast, use of the Spa & 90 acres of parkland.
Valid for overnight stays Sun to Fri; not valid in conjunction with any other offer and not transferable from existing bookings; subject to availability.
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