Recommended hotels in Banbury
Situated in a quiet corner of the historic town of Banbury, yet just 5 minutes from the M40, these fully-furnished apartments offer a modern home-from-home atmosphere with excellent facilities. These apartments have been thoughtfully designed so as to cultivate a living experience infused with the welcoming solace of comfort and relaxation. Contemporary and impeccably maintained, all apartments conform to a very high quality standard.See more
A 3 star hotel in an idyllic 17th Century setting with hidden staircases, original wooden beams & stone fireplaces offering 69 ensuite rooms. Ideal for exploring the Cotswolds, Stratford Upon Avon, Oxford, Woodstock & Warwick. Minutes from Banbury railway& coach stations & 30 miles from Birmingham Airport. Hotel easily accessible via Junction 11 off the M40. 7 meeting rooms accomodating up to 120 delegates, Swifts & Berkeley Restaurants + Horntons Bar. 24hrs room service & free car parking.. Classic Single room. All Classic Single Rooms have ensuite bathrooms and include TV, Radio, telephone & Internet access, Tea & coffee making facilities, iron and ironing board - all with a traditional feel.. Classic double or twin room. Classic Double / Twin - Rooms are furnished with a traditional feel and include Internet access, Tea/Coffee making facilities, TV, iron and ironing board. Twin rooms are limited so must be requested in advance. Privilige double or twin room. Priviledge Double - Spacious Rooms furnished with a traditional feel including sofabed, Internet access, Tea/Coffee making facilities and upgraded bathroom amenities. Family rooms accommodating 2 children are limited so must be requested in advance.. BERKELEY RESTAURANT: With a fine collection of artwork & prints the Berkeley Restaurant provides a intimate dining affair. Ideal for those special candlelit celebrations or family get-together, Whately Hall's Berkeley Restaurant will delight you with its charm.. SWIFT: Overlooking the gardens, Whately Hall's Swift restaurant provides the perfect setting for any dining experience. Oak panelling; closed fireplace; iron chandeliers all work towards creating the most charming atmosphere in this 17th century hotel.. HORNTON BAR: Open fireplace, lead-lighting & oak panelled walls give the bar a rustic feel. Relax in the comfortable lounges & armchairs while enjoying something delicious from our snack/bar menu.See more
The market town of Banbury is located on the edge of the Oxfordshire Cotswolds and is a great base from which to explore the local area. Just over a 30-minute drive from the hotel, guests will find the world-renowned Silverstone Racetrack, home of the British Grand Prix. It is also only 30 minutes to the remarkable stately home of Blenheim Palace. Further historical treasures can be found at Broughton Castle, just 7 minutes away, and Warwick Castle is a 27-minute drive from the hotel. Birmingham Airport is approximately 60 km from the hotel and London Heathrow Airport is some 107 km away.Conveniently just 5 minutes from junction 11 of the M40, this Georgian town-centre hotel merges traditional elegance with contemporary comforts, offering quality accommodation in the form of 64 guest rooms, free wireless Internet access and on-site parking. This delightful property exudes a classic olde worlde charm. With its close proximity to the Cotswolds, Oxford, Stratford and Warwick it is the perfect place for both business and leisure travellers alike. Renovated in 2009, the hotel welcomes guests in the lobby with its 24-hour reception. Further facilities include a bar, a restaurant, room service and a laundry service.Each of the comfortable en-suite bedrooms are stylishly decorated and furnished, incorporating a range of modern conveniences, including a flat-screen satellite TV, a hairdryer, a radio and tea and coffee making facilities. For those who cannot leave the office behind, there is also free wireless Internet access, a direct dial telephone and a spacious work desk. Central heating and a shower also come as standard in all rooms.See more
Information about Banbury
Banbury is a British town located in the county of Oxfordshire.
The town, although very historical, is a vibrant place with an important business community. The narrow streets can be explored on a historic walk of the town and the visitor can take a guided tour to discover all the secrets of Banbury.
One of the town's main attractions is Banbury Museum. This is an excellent place to find out about the history of the town as well as to see art exhibitions, a collection of costumes, some as old as the 17th century, and a great deal of information on the English Civil War.
Another interesting site is Broughton Castle, a lovely medieval castle set in a rural landscape. A number of movies have been filmed here, including Shakespeare in Love.
On a similar theme, you can also visit Upton House, a 17th century country house with a major art collection and a beautiful garden with splendid views over the lakes and valleys of the area.
Banbury is a truly beautiful town set in attractive scenery and which has maintained many of its traditions. To visit it is a unique experience.
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