Touring the Swindon Area? You must find accommodation for your little vacation to be enjoyable. There are plenty of hotels that will give you comfort and luxury during your whole stay. The three hotels covered in this article, namely Whatley Manor, Pear Tree and Stanton Manor offer the pinnacle of exclusivity for a stay in Swindon. If you're staying in the area and you are treating someone to a special stay, then choose from one of the following and it will surely be an unforgettable experience.
One of these hotels is Whatley Manor. Whatley Manor has 15 luxurious rooms and 8 suites, all oozes tasteful luxury. It is a beautiful, restored Cotswold Manor House with peaceful open countryside all around it. The resident bar and restaurant of the Whatley Manor is “The Dining Room” which was featured as one of the top 30 restaurants in the UK, and has been awarded with 4 AA rosettes. The chef is renowned for his French Cuisine with modern interpretation. There is also a brassiere style which serves lunch and dinner on a daily basis, plus, private dining can be arranged. The rooms are individually designed, using contemporary fabrics and wallpapers to create a rich and opulent setting. Each room also comes with selected antiques, Bang and Olufsen Beacenter sound and vision system, mobile telephone communications and under floor heating. Golf courses, Stonehenge, Westonbirt Arboretum are all within easy driving distance from the hotel. Whatley Manor also provides lavish settings for an ideal wedding and reception. It is also possible to hire a marquee for the garden for a much larger party because the function room can accommodate only up to 80 persons.
The Pear Tree
The Pear Tree, located at the outskirts of Purton, is another hotel that you might want to check out. Purton is an attractive Saxon village between Cotswold and Marlborough Downs. The Pear Tree grounds include 2 ½ acre natural environments which include wetlands, wild flower meadow, vineyards, and beehives. The hotel takes pride in its 17 uniquely decorated en suite rooms that has achieved the Silver Award for the Green Tourism Scheme. Each room has been decorated and named after a local, well known character.
All suites and rooms have direct dial telephone, satellite TV, hairdryer, safe, tea and coffee making facilities and wifi. Many have spa baths and complimentary fresh fruit and shortbread. The hotel restaurant serves modern English cuisine. Lunch is served 12-2 pm and dinner 7-9:30 pm.
Not far from the hotel are Stonehenge, Bath, Sheldon Manor and Corsham Court among others. Up to 50 guests can be accommodated by the hotels’ function room. Wedding breakfasts can be catered but it is not suitable for discos and evening receptions.
Stanton Manor Hotel
A hotel with its own helicopter landing pad, 22 en suite rooms and 6 acres of beautiful gardens is Stanton Manor Hotel. Stanton Manor Hotel is located in the history-rich village of Stanton St. Quintin. All the rooms overlook the gardens or village and church, and have been luxuriously refurbished. All are spacious and some have private patio area. They also have paths offering easy wheelchair access.
Stanton Manor Hotel’s restaurant named The Gallery has a menu of mainly traditional European cuisine. Stanton Manor also boasts its extensive wine and champagne list.
Avebury and Bristol are within easy driving distance from the hotel, so is Yatton Keynell Golf Academy.