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Coombe Abbey Hotel

Coventry, United Kingdom
  • Coombe Abbey Hotel was founded in 1150 as the Abbey of Cumbe & has also been a Royal residence
  • It's historically linked to the Gunpowder Plot
  • The hotel has picturesque gardens bounded by a lake & retains many original features
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96% (162 member ratings)

4.5Value for the Money


Brinklow Road, Binley
Coventry, Warwickshire, CV3 2AB
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With candlelit corridors, vaulted ceilings, a portcullis and a wealth of history buried within, Coombe Abbey Hotel sits in the rolling Warwickshire countryside, with Capability Brown-designed gardens and a lake bordered by willow trees.

Warwickshire is home to many stately homes and sites of historic interest. Arbury Hall -- an Elizabethan mansion built on the site of a 12th-century Augustinian priory -- is 22 minutes from the hotel, and National Trust property Charlecote Park is 30 minutes' drive away. The hotel is also 45 minutes from Coughton Court, which, like Coombe Abbey, claims historical ties with the Gunpowder Plot. Stratford-upon-Avon and Birmingham are within 40 minutes' drive of the hotel, and Coventry is 15 minutes away.

Coombe Abbey is a former monastery, which was surrendered to King Henry VIII in 1539. Princess Elizabeth, the daughter of James I, came to live at the abbey to be educated in 1603. Had the Gunpowder Plot succeeded and James I been killed, Guy Fawkes planned to kidnap the princess from Coombe Abbey and put her on her father's throne.

Today, this "plush, gilt-mirrored, 119-room country house hotel" (The Daily Telegraph) boasts ornate 4-poster bedchambers, with some bedrooms located in an external building, a restaurant and a bar with an extensive drinks menu. Afternoon tea is served in the Garden Room restaurant from 12:30pm until 3:45pm, and pre-booking is advised. Medieval banquets are held on Saturday, and have been running for 40 years.


  • Infant cots / cribs
  • Bar
  • Extra beds / roll away beds
  • Restaurant
  • No pets allowed
  • 100% smoke-free


  • 24-hour front desk
  • 24-hour room service
  • Baby-sitting service on request
  • Laundry / dry cleaning
  • Safe in reception

Room amenities

  • Central heating
  • Coffee / tea-making facilities
  • Flatscreen TV


  • Complimentary Wi-Fi throughout


  • Hair-dryer
  • Luxury toiletries
  • Bathtub (in some rooms)


  • Parking (fees apply)


  • Accessible bathroom in some rooms
  • Accessible meeting room
  • Accessible parking
  • Accessible path of travel
  • Accessible restaurant
  • Roll-in shower
  • Wheelchair accessible
Please note: Some amenities may not be available in all rooms and some amenities or services incur an additional charge and are subject to change. Please check with the hotel directly.


  • Standard check-in time: 3pm. Minimum age required to check in: 18.


  • Standard checkout time: 11am.

Children and additional guests

  • Infant's cot/crib and extra bed available on request: £10 per night for children aged 2 and under, £15per night for children aged 3 to 11. This includes breakfast. Supplements are not included automatically in the total price and will be charged directly by the hotel.


  • No pets allowed.


  • Cancellation policy & booking conditions vary by 'rate plan'. These will be displayed on the payment page after you have searched for your dates and selected a rate.

Getting there

Junction 2 of the M6 and the M69 are both 15 minutes' drive from the hotel. Coventry station is 20 minutes away, and has services to Manchester and Birmingham. Direct trains to London Euston take 60 minutes. Birmingham airport takes 35 minutes by car.


  • Brinklow Road, Binley
  • Coventry, Warwickshire, CV3 2AB
  • United Kingdom

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Tel: 1-877-966-0000

Mon-Fri 9am-9pm ET, Sat-Sun 12pm-8pm ET

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