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Sir Christopher Wren Hotel & Spa

Windsor, UK
  • This "well presented" (The AA) 4-star hotel has a spa & luxury leisure club
  • The restaurant holds an AA Rosette & boasts uninterrupted views of The Thames
  • Windsor Castle & Eton College are both within 7 minutes' walk

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100% (29 member ratings)

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Thames Street
Windsor, Berkshire, SL4 1PX
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The Sir Christopher Wren Hotel and Spa is a minute's walk from the River Thames, and sits just beyond the ramparts of Windsor Castle. It's named after the architect behind St Paul's Cathedral and the Royal Observatory in Greenwich, who himself grew up in Windsor.

The Grade II-listed hotel is in a great location from which to explore the shops and eateries of Windsor and Eton, and it even has its own private jetty for boat mooring and Thames cruises. It’s a 6-minute walk from Eton College. Windsor High Street -- a 2-minute walk across Eton Bridge -- is a great place to watch the Changing of the Guards ceremony, which is held on alternate days at 11am (except for Sundays). Windsor Castle -- which "encapsulates 900 years of British history" (The Daily Telegraph), and is home to some of the most prestigious works of art in the Royal Collection -- is open for daily tours and is a 7-minute walk away. Ascot Racecourse is within 20-minutes' drive of the hotel and Colne Valley Regional Park and Henley-on-Thames are both within a 40-minute drive -- the latter of which sits on the edge of the Chiltern Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.

The hotel's Thames View Restaurant has a choice of à la carte and set-menu dining options. Sunday lunches come with a Bubbles & Jazz option, comprising three courses, free-flowing prosecco and music from a local jazz trio.

The Thames View Lounge Bar and Terrace has a plethora of draught beers available – including Windsor and Eton bottled ale and lager -- cocktails and wines. It also serves a menu of whiskies, bourbons and cognacs. The bar offers tea supplied by Darvilles of Windsor, who have been blending teas for over 150 years. This venue also serves classic English puddings, such as homemade Eton Mess -- traditionally served at Eton College -- and old-fashioned bread and butter pudding.

Wren's Club -- just across the courtyard from the main house -- has a well-equipped gym and a luxury spa, offering a range of relaxation treatments. Bedrooms are located both in the main house, and across the lane. Early check-in and late checkout must be requested at least 48 hours in advance. Parking spaces at the hotel are limited, and are an extra £25 per car, per night (payable to the hotel direct). Wi-Fi is free.

by Katie Warwick


  • Bar
  • Extra beds / roll away beds
  • Gym / fitness center
  • Hot Tub / Jacuzzi
  • Restaurant
  • Sauna / Steam Room
  • No pets allowed
  • Spa
  • 100% smoke-free


  • 24-hour front desk
  • 24-hour room service
  • 24-hour security
  • Concierge service
  • Laundry / dry cleaning
  • Safe in reception

Room amenities

  • Air-conditioning
  • Central heating
  • Coffee / tea-making facilities
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Flatscreen TV


  • Complimentary Wi-Fi throughout


  • Hair-dryer
  • Luxury toiletries
  • Bathtub or shower


  • Parking (fees apply)


  • Accessible bathroom in some rooms
  • Accessible meeting room
  • Accessible parking
  • Accessible path of travel
  • Accessible restaurant
  • Accessible spa
  • Facilities for guests with special needs
  • 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 available on request in Executive King or Queen only, free of charge, for children aged 4 and under.
    Extra bed available on request in Executive King only: free of charge for children aged 11 and under.


  • 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.

Additional details

  • Car Parking is charged at £15 per night and has to be pre-booked prior to arrival.

Getting there

Windsor & Eton Riverside railway station is a 2-minute walk from the hotel and has links to Southampton Central, Oxford and London Paddington and Waterloo. The Line 700 and Line 702 coach services run from London Victoria to Windsor every 20 minutes and cost £7, each way. The nearest airport to the hotel is Heathrow, which takes 15 minutes by car, and Junction 6 of the M4 is an 8-minute drive away. On-site valet parking is limited, but you can reserve a space in advance for £25 per car, per night. Alternatively, there is an off-site car park which is £15 per car, per night.


  • Thames Street
  • Windsor, Berkshire, SL4 1PX
  • United Kingdom

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