Worcester

Stanbrook Abbey

Travelzoo Staff

Why We Love It

  • The hotel originated as a priory for an Order of Benedictine Nuns until 2009 and still maintains a Gothic style throughout
  • Worcester city centre and its 11th-century cathedral is 15 minutes’ drive away, and the Malvern Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty are a 20-minute drive
  • The Walled Gardens at Croome Court, Hanbury Hall and Gardens and Eastnor Castle are all less than 30 minutes’ drive away

96%
Enjoyed This
(23 Member Ratings)
"Everything! Stanbrook Abbey exceeded all expectations."
Paul
Apr 27, 2018
Diss, United Kingdom

Map & Directions

The A449 is less than five minutes' drive away and Worcester Foregate Street and Shrub Hill railway stations are within 20 minutes' drive of the hotel. Birmingham Airport is about an hour's drive from the hotel. Parking is free.

Rooms & Rates

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Overview

Set within 26 acres of Worcestershire countryside, Stanbrook Abbey Hotel is a former monastery that dates back to the 16th century and is steeped in history. "Guests will always find a quiet, private space to relax" amid its stone cloisters and Gothic stained-glass windows, says The Daily Telegraph.

One of the highlights of this Grade II-listed building is the bell tower, which offers views of the surrounding gardens and countryside.

Stanbrook Abbey Hotel is 15 minutes' drive from the centre of Worcester, which has an 11th-century cathedral, and 20 minutes' drive from the Malvern Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. The Commandery, an extensive war museum in Charles II's former headquarters during the last battle of the Civil War, is also 20 minutes’ drive away.

The Walled Gardens at Croome Court, Hanbury Hall and Gardens and Eastnor Castle are all less than 30 minutes’ drive away.

The on-site restaurant, offers daily breakfast, afternoon tea (pre-book to avoid disappointment) and dinner. Alternatively, George's Bar, with its floor-to-ceiling windows and views out over the front lawn, offers light snacks.

Additional facilities include an underground games room and a snooker room.

With a nod to the Gothic arches prominent throughout the building, each of the rooms feature arch-shaped padded lilac headboards. Some rooms also feature mullioned windows.

Wi-Fi is free.

Amenities

General

  • Infant cots / cribs
  • Bar
  • Newspaper / magazines
  • Extra beds / roll away beds
  • Games room
  • Restaurant
  • Roof terrace
  • No pets allowed
  • 100% smoke-free

Services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Laundry / dry cleaning

Room amenities

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

Internet

  • Complimentary Wi-Fi throughout

Bathroom

  • Bathrobes and slippers
  • Hair-dryer
  • Luxury toiletries
  • Bathtub (in some rooms)
  • Bathtub or shower

Parking

  • Complimentary parking

Accessibility

  • Accessible bathroom in some rooms
  • Accessible meeting room
  • Accessible parking
  • Accessible path of travel
  • Accessible restaurant
  • 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.

Policies

Check-in: Standard Time is 3pm.

Minimum age required to check in: 18.

Checkout: Standard Time is 11am.

Children and additional guests: Infant's cot/crib and extra bed are available, free of charge, for children aged 12 and under. Please use the Special Request field to confirm the age of the third guest. Extra beds are not available for older children and adults.

Pets: No pets allowed.

Cancellation: 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.

Have a Question? Contact Travelzoo.

Customer Service available Mon-Sun, 9am-12 midnight ET

Winner: People's Choice Stevie Awards for Favorite Customer Service

Rates may vary by date, are subject to availability and are not guaranteed until your purchase is complete.

96%
Enjoyed This
(23 Member Ratings)
Ratings & reviews reflect verified member feedback for Stanbrook Abbey (part of Handpicked Hotels) over the past 15 months.
4.7 Ambiance
4.8 Location
4.7 Rooms
4.7 Quality of Service
4.5 Value for the Money
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Other Comments
So much to see and do at the hotel. A surprise around every corner
david Apr 27, 2018 Norwich, United Kingdom
Enjoyed Most
Everything! Stanbrook Abbey exceeded all expectations.
Paul Apr 27, 2018 Diss, United Kingdom
Enjoyed Most
Superb staff, and the history of the Abbey was very interesting
Other Comments
From arriving to leaving nothing was too much trouble, all the staff have to be complimented
Alan Mar 28, 2018 STOCKPORT, United Kingdom
Enjoyed Most
Classic room
Other Comments
Beautiful, tasty food.
PETER Apr 04, 2018 Ellesmere Port, United Kingdom
Enjoyed Most
The abbey building itself
Other Comments
Stunning setting
Paul Apr 24, 2018 Maldon, United Kingdom
Enjoyed Most
Incredible customer service and attention to detail!
Eve Apr 12, 2018 Tamworth, United Kingdom
Enjoyed Most
Retains the feel of its history as a convent with the modern addition being a functional part of the building sympathetically blended in. The atmosphere is exceptional and the service and friendliness of the staff is exceptional.
Other Comments
This venue is exceptional due to its history. If anyone is looking for a wedding venue this is the best I have ever come across, it must be seen to be believed. It has everything, the chapel the nuns used, bride and groom suits for preparation, incredible atmosphere. This hotel is one of the best venues I have stayed at and we will definitely make a return visit. Must have afternoon tea.
Clifford Mar 11, 2018 Pershore, United Kingdom
Enjoyed Most
The surroundings and friendly staff
Other Comments
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Emma Mar 04, 2018 Cheltenham, United Kingdom
Enjoyed Most
Unique
Graham Feb 16, 2018 Worcester, United Kingdom
Other Comments
Very poor restaurant service, a disgusing meal starter, then the wrong bill, then a promise of a corrected receipt to be emailed, then that not happening. Very good except for the meal and related item. Overall, the food is vastly over priced.
BRIAN Feb 18, 2018 Liverpool, United Kingdom

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