Berkshire is blessed with many beautiful hotels which are used by tourists, businesses, golfers and many more enthusiasts. With the Thames winding itself through the middle of the County many hotels enjoy a riverside location while other hotels have been converted from grand stately homes. In this article we’re going to highlight a selection of the best hotels Berkshire has to offer.
Wokefield Park is a large converted mansion on the Hampshire border with beautiful grounds and an award winning golf course. It has recently been re-furbished after a fire last year and is popular with conferences and business events. With over 300 rooms it is a very attractive option when looking for a high end hotel in Berkshire.
The Crowne Plaza in Reading has a beautiful riverside location in the pleasant suburb of Caversham in Reading. Another popular business hotel it is also popular with families staying in the town of Reading. It has a fully equipped health and fitness suite which includes a swimming pool and the restaurant is a popular eating spot with guests and locals alike.
Another high end option is Coworth Park, near Ascot. The setting next to Windsor Great Park is delightful and it is popular as a romantic getaway destination being only 40 minutes away from Central London. The onsite eating options are grand with a choice of several restaurants to choose from. It has a luxury spa with several treatment options including massage and aromatherapy.
The Vineyard Hotel near Newbury on the Western border of Berkshire is another 5 star hotel and spa. It is home to an award winning restaurant and has over 30,000 bottles of wine in its large cellar. Popular for weddings and anniversaries it has beautiful rooms and suites to suit all tastes. The Times newspaper voted the Vineyard’s Spa one of the best in the country last year and it is popular with all guests who use the facilities.
Newbury is the location of the next hotel on the list, namely the Hare and Hounds Hotel. This former Coaching Inn has over 250 years of history and is famed for its Bed and Breakfast. It has 30 en suite rooms all of which retain the olde world charm that the hotel is famous for. The real world “Downton Abbey” aka Highclere Castle is minutes away from the Hotel and as a consequence many overseas visitors use it as a base to explore the castle.
The final hotel on our list of the best in Berkshire is the Stirrups Country House Hotel near Bracknell. The hotel is situated close to Royal Ascot and Legoland Windsor so is popular with couples and families. Being close to Bracknell Forest also attracts outdoors enthusiasts who pursue leisure activities in the forest.
Berkshire is blessed with a plethora of wonderful hotels to suit all tastes. From riverside retreats like the Crowne Plaza to luxurious country estates like Wokefield Park, Berkshire has it all. We hope you enjoyed our quick guide to the best accommodation in the Royal County.