Peaceful getaway hotel located near Stratford-upon-Avon
Found amidst 11 acres of beautiful grounds, the Ettington Chase Hotel is an ideal weekend or holiday retreat for those looking to escape the hustle and bustle of everyday life. Located with access to the M40 motorway, the establishment is also easy to find and access.
Situated seven miles from the historic town of Stratford-upon-Avon, the onetime hometown of Shakespeare, this 4-star property features the best in amenities as well as an atmosphere that exudes respite.
The hotels 130 guestrooms have been designed with comfort in mind. An en-suite bathroom features a bath and shower which proves popular with many visitors. Bedrooms include television, wireless internet connectivity, tea and coffee making facilities, hairdryer, trouser press, and safe. A dry cleaning service is also offered by the hotel itself.
A vast selection of 25 meeting rooms makes this an ideal location for those travelling on business or businesses themselves looking for a suitable location. Able to accommodate up to 200 delegates in one room, these are equipped with TV, VCR, and DVD facilities as well as light projector, stationary, flip charts, and internet access. For the bigger rooms, sound and image projection devices are available.
Guests are invited to dine within the hotels restaurant which serves an extensive menu full of hearty and delicious food, many of which are regional specialties. Produce and ingredients are sourced responsibly.
Located within the Ettington Chase Hotel guests will also find a number of leisure facilities. For those that like to sweat through a vigorous exercise regime, an air-conditioned gym, outdoor tennis courts and jogging trails can be found amongst the grounds whilst a heated indoor swimming pool offer the chance for some aquatic exercise. Those looking to take it a little easier can enjoy the whirlpool or sauna.
The hotel also features a games bar that includes a snooker and pool table, perfect for those looking to unwind over a refreshing drink.
As well as a relaxing hotel atmosphere, visitors can enjoy the tranquil market town of Stratford-upon-Avon. Whilst its best known for being the home of that famous playwright, which is illustrated finely in the Shakespeares Birthplace museum, it also houses a number of attractions for visitors to enjoy.
The town centre itself is very picturesque, made up of historic buildings. Amongst those worth seeking out are the Shakespeare hotel which is decorated with black lumber and Anne Hathaways Cottage, as well as the old clock tower. Henley Street is a favourite amongst visitors thanks to its al fresco cafs, interesting shops, and street performers. Not surprisingly, a number of theatres produce performances throughout the year.
Guests at the Ettington Chase Hotel willing to venture outside of the Warwickshire town can enjoy the scenic Cotswolds countryside that is located close by. Fosse Way, an ancient Roman path that traversed the country from Exeter to Lincoln, can also be found nearby. Sections of this ancient path prove popular with hikers and walkers alike. The scenes to be seen from here can be truly stunning.