Swindon

£69 – Wiltshire: 4-Star Stay inc Wine, Was £135

Alexandra House
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The Deal

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Escape to Alexandra House in the North Wessex Downs Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty for less than £35 per person. This overnight deal is now £69 per room -- a saving of 48% -- and includes:

  • Accommodation in a Standard Double/Twin room, with full English buffet breakfast, for two
  • A bottle of red or white wine on arrival (worth £23)

Why We Love It

  • The property is set in 20 acres of landscaped grounds
  • Leisure facilities include a pool, a sauna, a steam room and a gym
  • Cirencester -- a bustling Cotswold town -- is half an hour's drive away and Highclere Castle, a country house in the Jacobethan style and the filming location of TV's "Downton Abbey", is a 35-minute drive away
  • The Georgian city of Bath, and Stonehenge, are both an hour's drive away

Overview

Alexandra House is set in 20 acres of landscaped grounds within the North Wessex Downs Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, four miles from Swindon and half an hour's drive from the Cotswolds.

The Cotswold market town of Cirencester -- where you'll find "handsome streets of golden stone that are generously punctuated by green spaces", according to The Daily Telegraph -- is 30 minutes away by car. It has a selection of boutique shops, cafés and restaurants.

The Georgian city of Bath, and Stonehenge, are both an hour's drive away, while Highclere Castle, a country house in Jacobethan style set in parkland designed by Capability Brown -- and the filming location of "Downton Abbey", is a 35-minute drive away.

Avebury Stone Circle, a Neolithic henge monument containing three stone circles, is less than 20 minutes' drive away

The 260-acre Lydiard Park is also 20 minutes' drive from the hotel. Lydiard House -- a striking Grade I-listed Palladian house -- is the beating heart of the park and is open Wednesday-Sunday from 11am-4pm.

Cotswold Water Park, an area of 40 square miles with more than 150 lakes that is ideal for walking, cycling, angling and a variety of watersports, is 25 minutes' drive away.

The hotel's Tempus Restaurant offers à la carte and set-menu dining, and the Tempus Bar serves drinks and lighter meals. All guests get free use of the health club, which has a gym, a pool, a sauna and a steam room. Child swimming times are 1-3pm during local school holidays and on bank holidays, 8am-8pm Saturday and Sunday.

Standard bedrooms measure 18 square metres and have free Wi-Fi.

Amenities

General

  • Infant cots / cribs
  • Bar
  • Newspaper / magazines
  • Fitness classes
  • Gym / fitness center
  • Hot Tub / Jacuzzi
  • Indoor pool
  • Restaurant
  • Sauna / Steam Room
  • Tennis courts
  • Pet-friendly
  • Extra beds (fees apply)
  • 100% smoke-free

Services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Express check-in / checkout
  • Laundry / dry cleaning
  • Room service (limited hours)
  • Business center

Room amenities

  • Central heating
  • Coffee / tea-making facilities
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Safe
  • Sitting area
  • Flatscreen TV

Internet

  • Complimentary Wi-Fi throughout

Bathroom

  • Hair-dryer
  • Bathtub or shower

Parking

  • Complimentary parking

Accessibility

  • Accessible bathroom in some rooms
  • Accessible meeting room
  • Accessible parking
  • Accessible pool area
  • Accessible restaurant
  • ADA compliant rooms
  • Facilities for guests with special needs
  • Roll-in shower
  • Wheelchair accessible

Please note: Some amenities and services may not be available in all rooms or may incur an additional charge. Please check with the hotel.

Policies

Check-in: Standard check-in time: 2pm. Minimum age required to check in: 18.

Checkout: Standard checkout time: 11am.

Children and additional guests: Extra guest charges will apply as follows: £10 per night for children aged 3 and under, £15 per night for older children aged up to 11. This includes breakfast.
Extra beds are not available for older children and adults and Infant's cot/scribs & Extra beds are on request and must be requested upon booking. 
Supplements are not included automatically in the total price and will be charged directly by the hotel. See room descriptions and rate policies for information about room occupancy and prices.


Pets: Pets are allowed on request: £10 per pet, per night.

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.

£69 / night

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When You Can Go

Until 31 Aug

87% (699 Member Ratings)

"Modern good size rooms a good choice for breakfast in a large light dining room. Very friendly staff, even maintenance staff said hello I felt everyone was trained to be customer friendly. "
David
19. Jun 2017
Tunbridge Wells, United Kingdom

Getting There

Alexandra House is 10 minutes' drive away from junction 15 of the M4. Parking is free. Swindon, the nearest railway station, is about a 15-minute drive away and has regular services to London Paddington.

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87% Positive
(699 Member reviews)
Ratings & reviews reflect verified member feedback for Alexandra House Hotel (Part of P H Hotels) over the past 15 months.
4.0 Ambiance
4.0 Location
4.1 Rooms
4.3 Quality of Service
4.4 Value for the Money
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Enjoyed Most
Modern good size rooms a good choice for breakfast in a large light dining room. Very friendly staff, even maintenance staff said hello I felt everyone was trained to be customer friendly.
David 19. Jun 2017 Tunbridge Wells, United Kingdom
Enjoyed Most
The breakfast
Other Comments
We were in a room which was the furthest from reception it could possibly be. We were woken at 5-30 by a group of foreign tourists banging door, talking loudly and giggling.
Fran 17. Jun 2017 Middlesbrough, United Kingdom
Enjoyed Most
The ambience of the hotel and the excellent breakfbast
DALE 15. Jun 2017 SO23 7ET, United Kingdom
Enjoyed Most
Nothing specific
Other Comments
conference centre/wedding hotel Do not expect a personal touch Minimal staff on at breakfast time, making their job very difficult. Not that they were rushing!
Deborah 13. Jun 2017 Waltham Abbey, United Kingdom
Enjoyed Most
Very nice quality hotel good all in value.Very good evening meal deal offered on Arrival.
Roger 12. Jun 2017 Barnsley, United Kingdom
Enjoyed Most
Customer service
Steve 11. Jun 2017 Derby, United Kingdom
Enjoyed Most
spaciousness
sarah 07. Jun 2017 bridport, United Kingdom
Enjoyed Most
Reception staff were lovely, they brought a fan to the room because it was so hot
Other Comments
The restaurant was chaotic
Janice 05. Jun 2017 CramlingtonCramlington, United Kingdom
Enjoyed Most
Nice location and polite cleaning staff.
Other Comments
When we arrived we had to change rooms due to the sink being blocked. On our first night, we had an unexpected fire alarm to which there was no explanation as to why it went off. The breakfast service was poor due to not topping up the food continuously. There was an obvious lack of organisation between staff at the desk and the kitchen and waiting staff. There were two coaches full of Chinese tourists who were scheduled to eat breakfast at 7am and the rest of the hotel's clients to be served at 8am. Unfortunately, that did no happen and there was a lot of customers who were wondering where the food was. A lot of customers were told that the food will be out shortly. Half an hour later, the food was out. The amount of food wasn't sufficient for everyone. For a 4 star hotel the décor was outdated and worn out.
Waiha 04. Jun 2017 LoughboroughLoughborough, United Kingdom
Enjoyed Most
The peacefulness of the hotel and the size of the room.
Other Comments
The breakfast on the first two mornings was a poor experience due to staff that didn't seem to know what they were doing, the third morning was fine as they got their act together.
Christine 31. May 2017 Middlesbrough, United Kingdom

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£69 – Wiltshire: 4-Star Stay inc Wine, Was £135

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