Recommended hotels in Banbury
Mercure Banbury Whately Hall is a characterful 17th Century 3 star hotel in central Banbury. It retains many original features and has 69 en-suite bedrooms. There are beautifully manicured gardens at the rear of the hotel and we are great venue for meetings, wedding receptions or family events up to 120 guests. You can enjoy sophisticated dining in our gorgeous oak panelled Swifts restaurant or relax in the comfort of Hornton's Bar. The hotel offers free parking and WiFi throughout for guests.See more
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
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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