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Breadsall Priory, A Marriott Hotel and Country Club - Moor Road, Morley, Derbyshire, DE7 6DL
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Set within a spectacular 13th century building, this luxurious 4-star hotel nestles amid a 400-acre private estate of beautiful parkland on the outskirts of Derby. An oasis of peace and tranquillity, the Marriott Breadsall Priory Hotel & Country Club, boasts a range of facilities to ensure a relaxing stay. Take a swim in the indoor pool, keep in shape using the fitness areas or indulge with a treatment in the on-site spa (booking required). The hotel also offers two challenging 18-hole golf courses for you to choose from. Despite its historic setting, the Breadsall Priory Hotel & Country Club features the very latest in modern technology. Wi-Fi internet access is available throughout the hotel and there are 9 meeting rooms equipped with state-of-the-art audio-visual equipment.
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Dinham Hall Hotel - By The Castle, Ludlow, Shropshire, SY8 1EJ
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Tall, square, solid and stylish, Dinham Hall is the epitome of a grand late-18th century family home located opposite the Medieval castle. The elegant hotel and restaurant stand in the centre of the historic market town of Ludlow with ready access to the town's broad streets, narrow lanes and graceful buildings. The hotel's restful lounges are warmed by open fires in winter, and the pretty terraces with water features are perfect for alfresco dining in summer. Furnished with beautiful period antiques, the Georgian mansion offers splendid views of the castle ramparts, Whitcliffe, the Teme river valley and the historical town's rooftops.
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Happy Guests Lodge - Tarporley Road, Lower Whitley, Cheshire, WA4 4EZ
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Offering guests free parking, free continental breakfast, free local gym membership and free use of a computer terminal, Happy Guests Lodge has extra-spacious bedrooms in a great location. Happy Guests Lodge aims to make guests happy. The en suite bedrooms all feature 30-channel digital TVs, telephones, hairdryers, heaters and tea/coffee. Enjoy the selection of snacks available in the friendly guest bar. Just 3 minutes from the M56 (junction 10 - Warrington/Northwich), Happy Guests Lodge is in a green-field location next to the A49 road. Warrington, Northwich and Runcorn are within 10 minutes. Within 20 minutes there is Widnes, Chester, Manchester/Liverpool Airports, the Trafford Centre and Cheshire Oaks.
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De Vere Venues Hunton Park - Essex Lane, Kings Langley, Hertfordshire, WD4 8PN
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In 22 acres of beautiful rural Hertfordshire parkland, this charming and elegant house is near Watford, just off the M25 and M1 motorways, and easily accessible from Heathrow Airport. Conveniently close to London and with quick and easy access from the M25 and the M1, Hunton Park combines the historic beauty of its Queen Anne-style architecture with modern comforts and facilities. The hotel has 20 state-of-the-art, fully-equipped meeting rooms and 60 well-appointed en suite guest bedrooms, each with free high-speed internet access and TVs with Sky channels. Free Wi-Fi wireless internet access is available throughout. St Albans, Whipsnade and Woburn Abbey are all within easy reach. Whether you are staying at the hotel for business or for a holiday, the good facilities are a great way to relax after a hard day's work or a long day spent exploring the area.
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Spread Eagle Hotel And Spa - South Street, Charlton, West Sussex, GU29 9NH
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Set within its own picturesque grounds, this former coaching inn, dating back in parts to 1430, provides traditional accommodation and a luxurious spa in the historic Sussex market town of Midhurst. Having been fully refurnished to provide all the comforts of a luxurious modern hotel, the Spread Eagle Hotel still retains many of its original features, including sloping floors, inglenook fireplaces and oak beams. The restaurant also features a beautiful stained glass window. In contrast to the historic aspects of the hotel, the Spread Eagle offers a modern spa, complete with an indoor swimming pool, hot tub, sauna, steam room and gym. Alternatively you can indulge with a personalised beauty treatment.
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Holiday Inn Birmingham Bromsgrove - Kidderminster Rd, Bromsgrove, Worcestershire, B61 9AB
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With a quiet, peaceful country location, just off the M5 motorway and close to the M42, this modern hotel offers stylish air-conditioned rooms, free parking and an indoor pool. The Holiday Inn Birmingham Bromsgrove has an attractive rural location, between the Cotswolds, Shakespeares Country and the Welsh Marches. Central Birmingham is only 30 minutes' drive away. Fully refurbished, the modern en suite rooms have large work desks, laptop safes, mini-fridges, ironing facilities and comfortable beds. The hotel has great relaxation facilities including an 11-metre indoor pool, a sauna, a steam room, a spa pool and an air-conditioned fitness suite. The spa has 2 treatment rooms and offers a range of treatments. With lovely views over the Lickey Hills, the Parador Restaurant offers modern British food with a classical influence. Looking out over the courtyard, the Parador Caf? serves light meals and snacks. In fine weather, you can eat outdoors.
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Sunnycroft Guest House - 28 Penwinnick Rd, St Austell, Cornwall, PL25 5DS
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In the heart of the Cornish Riviera, this 4-star guest house offers a blend of charming period character and modern comfort and luxury, with free Wi-Fi available throughout. Surrounded by the unique beauty of the South Cornish coast, the Sunnycroft Guest House is a great base from which to explore all of the area's world-class attractions, including the Eden Project and the Lost Gardens of Heligan. Rich in original character and charm, yet fresh and uncluttered, the light and spacious en suite rooms feature modern luxuries, including satellite TV, radio alarm clocks, hairdryers and tea/coffee making facilities. Some of the rooms have DVD players and all come with charming extras, such as fresh mineral water and chocolates, as well as a selection of toiletries. There is a comfortable guest lounge with games and magazines, as well as a light and airy breakfast room. A hearty cooked English breakfast is included in the price.
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Claremont Lions Hotel - Grand Parade, Eastbourne, East Sussex, BN21 3YL
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Recently taken over, Claremont Lions Hotel is now part of the Lion Hotels Group Ltd which is a family owned and run business. You will immediately be impressed by the sense of space in the public areas. The rich wood finish and leather Chesterfields give a feeling of boutique style. All our bedrooms have been recently refurbished and feature a hospitality tray. Furthermore many rooms have fridges.
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The Riverside - 16 Bridge Road, Sutton Bridge, Lincolnshire, PE12 9LQ
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In the pretty village of Sutton Bridge, Riverside is rich in traditional charm and offers a bar, free Wi-Fi, free parking and a warm welcome. The Riverside is in Sutton Bridge, a village beside the River Nene, known as the Gateway to Lincolnshire. In the evenings, you can relax in the cosy cellar bar, which provides live entertainment throughout the year. The TV in the bar has Sky Satellite channels and shows all of the major sporting events. The Riverside offers comfortable accommodation, tasty food and live entertainment, all at reasonable prices. Sutton Bridge is close to Norfolk and Cambridgeshire, offering access to Lincoln, Ely, Cambridge, Peterborough and Newark.
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Captains Club Hotel and Spa - Wick Lane, Christchurch, Dorset, BH23 1HU
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Located 5 minutes from the beach, these stunning, river-facing 2 and 3-bedroom luxury suites with separate kitchen and living areas are ideal for long or short stays. Captains Club Hotel and Spa is located in the historic and constantly evolving market town of Christchurch, which is a 15-minute drive from Bournemouth town centre and airport. Led by design, this hotel is chic, contemporary, welcoming and spacious. There is a very popular restaurant with excellent food and service. Spa facilities include a vitality pool and sauna.
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Lostwithiel Hotel Golf and Country Club - Lower Polscoe, Lostwithiel, Cornwall, PL22 0HQ
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Situated close to the ancient town of Lostwithiel in the heart of Cornwall, the hotel is a great base for discovering coastlines, quiet inland villages, ancient towns and historic houses. Lostwithiel Hotel Golf & Country Club offers outstanding comfort and service. It is idyllically set amongst 150 acres of rolling wooded hills which look down onto the beautiful and tranquil valley of the River Fowey. The hotel is also within driving distance of the Eden Project. The spacious and individually designed bedrooms have been created from old Cornish barns with their mellowed stone and beamed ceilings set around an attractive courtyard. The mood of rural tranquillity is reflected in the delightful country pine furniture. The hotel has its own restaurant and bar as well as gymnasium, an indoor heated swimming pool, tennis courts and beautiful 18-hole golf course overlooking the River Fowey and close to the ancient town of Lostwithiel.
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The Old Bakehouse - South Molton Street, Chulmleigh, Devon, EX18 7BW
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Situated in the centre of a small conservation town, this respectfully converted 16th century house offers quality cuisine in a tranquil location. Built around 1520, this thatched, former wool merchant's house is joined by an adjacent bakehouse. Both surround a secluded and colourful courtyard garden, ideal for relaxation on sunny days. When not resting in one of four beautifully equipped en suite bedrooms, a guest lounge and an oak-beamed dining room is available. Using only locally-produced foods, each meal is prepared to an extremely high standard. Located between the Dartmoor and Exmoor National Parks, The Old Bakehouse is an excellent base from which to explore the stunning Devon countryside.
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Harrabeer Country House - Harrowbeer Lane, Yelverton, Devon, PL20 6EA
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This delightful little country house offers relaxed surroundings with many of the services of a hotel. Harrabeer is rated Visit Britain 4-star guest accommodation, and holds an AA 4 Gold Star award, and was a finalist for the Landlady of Year 2002 award. This licensed country house has an attractive dining room, a gracious sitting room, and an open fire which burns on cooler evenings. Conveniently located for outdoor activities in and around Dartmoor and a host of interesting places to visit, Harrabeer is only 5 miles from Tavistock (Market Town of the Year) and 9 miles from Plymouth for shopping, culture and nightlife.
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The Castle Hotel - The Green, Hythe, Kent, CT21 4AJ
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This charming, family run inn is set in the village green of Saltwood. Here, you will find picturesque walks around the town, taking in the village green, timbered village hall and Norman church. The hotel is within a mile of rail networks, with the motorway and ports of Folkestone a short drive away. The Channel Tunnel is only 10 minutes away, ideal for a long lie in before venturing on your journey. The Castle Hotel's restaurant serves excellent home cooking that draws from fresh, local produce. Our bar area is the hub of the village life, where guests and locals meet for a drink or 2.
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Kings Court Hotel - Kings Coughton, Alcester, Warwickshire, B49 5QQ
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In beautiful, peaceful gardens, in the village of Kings Coughton, just 7 miles from Stratford-upon-Avon, this 16th-century Tudor farmhouse offers free Wi-Fi and charming en suite rooms with Sky TV. In the heart of Shakespeare country, the Kings Court Hotel prides itself on offering a warm welcome and a friendly, relaxing atmosphere. The original farmhouse has been delightfully extended over the years. Today, the hotel offers a variety of rooms, from modern single rooms to Tudor-style double rooms, located in the oldest part of the hotel. Each spacious en suite room is comfortable and attractive. The charming restaurant offers an extensive ? la carte menu, with dishes made using the finest local produce. At lunchtimes, the restaurant offers a smorgasbord buffet, featuring cold meats, salads, warm options and desserts. The Twisted Boot bar has a fantastic bar menu, offering traditional and modern cuisine, as well as a variety of cask-conditioned ales and an extensive wine list.
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Eastwell Manor Hotel - Eastwell Park, Ashford, Kent, TN25 4HR
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Quality without compromise, peaceful seclusion; this is the Eastwell Manor experience. Step over the threshold and be welcomed by warming log fires and discreet service. Your stay with us begins in the magnificent panelled reception hall which leads through to the luxurious drawing room, bar and dining room all overlooking the beautifully manicured lawns set in the Garden of England. The Manor has many interesting features - carved panelled rooms, massive baronial stone fireplaces, in a quiet and tranquil atmosphere. The Manor features 23 tastefully decorated and furnished en- suite rooms and suites, offering space, elegance and sumptuous comfort with facilities that you would expect from a first class family run country house hotel. Eastwell Mews Cottages, a special accommodation alternative within the magnificent Manor setting.
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Linthwaite House Hotel - Crook Road, Windermere, Cumbria, LA23 3JA
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Located in the heart of England's beautiful Lake District the hotel has a spectacular hilltop setting overlooking Lake Windermere and the surrounding Lakeland fells. Awarded 3 red stars and Rosettes by the AA, Linthwaite House Hotel is one of the top 200 hotels in Britain and offers high quality hotel accommodation and short breaks in the Lake District. It is set in over 14 acres of private gardens and woods and is the perfect setting for a romantic break. The hotel has its own tarn where you can fish for brown trout and enjoy the silence and fabulous views over Lake Windermere. Each evening comfy sofas, crackling log fires and unstuffy service help you unwind and relax amid great scenery. Linthwaite is arguably one of the finest Windermere hotels. It is a retreat where you will be looked after from the moment you arrive.
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Risley Hall Hotel and Spa - Derby Road, Sandiacre, Nottinghamshire, DE72 3SS
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Risley Hall is a popular country retreat with fine cuisine, luxurious rooms and outstanding service. The 11th-century Saxon country house is set in 10 acres of private grounds. Within the hotel is the restored 16th-century baronial hall. Within the grounds is the hotel's health spa with an indoor swimming pool, jacuzzi, sauna and steam room. Professional therapists provide many health and beauty treatments The Manor House has 16 individual bedrooms with a unique decor. The adjoining Willoughby Court wing has 19 spacious suites.
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Chiseldon House Hotel - New Road, Ogbourne St George, Wiltshire, SN40NE
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This hotel with an AA Rosette restaurant offers an intriguing blend of luxury and intimacy, along with traditional country house style and elegance, complemented by personal service. Staff will make your stay one to be relished and recalled with fondness. The 21 bedrooms, each with a superb bathroom, are individually designed and decorated for varying needs, and meet demanding standards of luxury. For guests wishing to explore the historic landmarks and awe-inspiring countryside of Wiltshire, or for those on business in nearby Swindon, Chiseldon House provides the ideal base. Set in meticulously maintained grounds bordered by fragrant and attractive gardens in the very heart of the countryside, Chiseldon House has a natural charm and gracefulness that captivates at first sight.
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Ardencote Manor Hotel, Country Club and Spa - The Cumsey, Claverdon, Warwickshire, CV35 8LT
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In 83 acres of landscaped grounds, with a 9-hole golf course on site, this 4-star hotel offers luxurious air-conditioned rooms and superb leisure facilities including an indoor and an outdoor pool. The Ardencote Manor Hotel, Country Club & Spa has a beautiful, peaceful location in the heart of the Warwickshire countryside. The convenient location also offers easy access to the region's major road network and Warwick Parkway Railway Station, placing Birmingham International Airport and the NEC within easy reach. Each beautifully appointed en suite room overlooks the grounds and all rooms have TVs, telephones, irons and ironing boards and tea/coffee making facilities. Free wireless internet access is available throughout the hotel. With spectacular views overlooking the lake, The Lodge Bar & Restaurant offers superb dining in a relaxed atmosphere and has won 2 AA Rosettes for the quality of its cuisine. The impressive leisure facilities include indoor and outdoor heated swimming pools, a sauna, a jacuzzi, a steam room and an outdoor whirlpool.
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The Green Lawns Hotel - Western Terrace, Falmouth, Cornwall, TR11 4QJ
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Beautifully situated, with views across Falmouth Bay and the surrounding countryside, The Green Lawns Hotel is a well-established and privately owned hotel. Distinguished by its ivy exterior, the hotel overlooks beautifully laid out gardens. Set in mature grounds, the hotel still retains and prides itself on the traditional standards associated with first class cuisine, comfort and service. The Garras Leisure Club includes a magnificent indoor heated swimming pool with children's paddling area, a sauna, solarium, jacuzzi and mini gym.
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Two Brewers - The Common, Kings Langley, Hertfordshire, WD4 9BS
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Dating back to the 18th century and set in a picturesque location overlooking Chipperfield Common, this countryside retreat exudes character and charm. The Two Brewers is just minutes from the M25 and has 20 en suite bedrooms, all with the comforts you would expect from a quality hotel. The hotel has a renowned Chef & Brewer restaurant, as well as meeting facilities for up to 14 people.
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Danesfield House Hotel And Spa - Henley Road, Marlow, Buckinghamshire, SL7 2EY
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Set within 65 acres of magnificent estate grounds, high in the beautiful Chiltern Hills, this stunning 4-star hotel offers luxury and elegance, with stunning views overlooking the River Thames, Danesfield House Hotel and Spa is a picturesque country house hotel, located between the attractive English towns of Marlow and Henley-on-Thames. Built in the Victorian era, the hotel was originally a country mansion house before its conversion in 1991 into the magnificent luxury hotel it is today. Surrounded by its immaculately kept landscaped gardens and grounds, the hotel is the perfect retreat for a restful, relaxing and restorative break. The romantic and elegant style makes it ideal for that special occasion, to celebrate a wedding anniversary or simply to escape the hectic stress of day-to-day life and relax. The magnificent facilities include an award-winning spa offering a range of relaxing and therapeutic spa treatments and facilities, as well as 2 superb restaurants.
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The Collingdale - 13 Larkstone Terrace, Ilfracombe, Devon, EX34 9NU
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This award-winning Victorian guest house offers stunning sea and harbour views, just a few minutes walk to beach and town centre. The Collingdale is tastefully furnished to a high specification and the comfortable guest lounge provides a pleasant relaxed atmosphere to sit and read, watch TV or enjoy the splendid scenery. The gallery dining room, displaying original paintings by local artists, serves freshly prepared and carefully presented home cooked cuisine using locally farmed produce as available. The dining room leads to the sun terrace overlooking the harbour, where you can relax with your morning coffee or an aperitif in the evening. Relax in the cosy bar where a good selection of beers, wines and spirits including malt whiskeys and fine brandies are available for you to enjoy. Winners of 'Ilfracombe in Bloom' for several years running.
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Ston Easton Park - Ston Easton, Shepton Mallet, Somerset, BA3 4DF
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Surrounded by 36 acres of classical parkland southwest of Bath, Ston Easton exudes elegance, warmth and comfort. Enjoy glorious rooms, fine cuisine and large, beautiful gardens. Ston Easton is a Palladian mansion located midway between Wells and Bath, and about 11 miles (17.7 km) from Bristol. Mixing history with style, space and luxury, it offers a cosy but modern atmosphere. Bedrooms have enticing views, and four-poster or king-size beds. A walled Victorian kitchen garden supplies the house with organic fruit, vegetables and flower. The award-winning cuisine is a combination of home-grown and local produce served in both formal and relaxed settings.
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Hawkstone Park - Weston-under-Redcastle, Wem, Shropshire, SY4 5UY
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With meandering corridors, high ceilings and roaring log fires, this attractive hotel is home to 3 golf courses and the award-winning attraction: Hawstone Park Follies. With an atmospheric charm, the hotel has parts dating back to the 18th century, and offers 2 restaurants, cosy bars, a croquet lawn and a professionalism that is second to none. Hawkstone Park has a reputation for fine food. Good, wholesome, traditional food and lots of it is the order of the day in both restaurants. The Terrace Bar & Restaurant, situated in the Golf Centre, commands panoramic views of Hawkstone's two 18-hole golf courses and the Follies Park beyond.
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The Coachouse Hotel and Restaurant - Ottery, Tavistock, Devon, PL19 8NS
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This lovely 19th century coach house is set on the edge of Dartmoor, close to historic Tavistock and the Tamar Valley. The valley is of outstanding natural beauty, yet only 15 miles from Plymouth. The Coach House was built on a site, which was originally an Anglo Saxon settlement in 850 AD. It was built by The Duke of Bedford in 1857 to his own design as part of a model farm. It was sold in 1988 and converted to a 3-star hotel. The hotel regrets that it cannot accommodate children under the age of 5 years old.
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The Grasmere - 51, Blackpool, Lancashire, FY1 4BX
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At the Grasmere we pride ourselves on our warm welcome, friendly service and homely atmosphere. We offer clean, comfortable accommodation, value for money and no hidden extras. Arrive as guests; leave as friends. The Grasmere is a small, family-run hotel in the heart of Blackpool, just a short stroll from the tower, promenade, winter gardens, ciu clubs, theatres and town centre. We offer clean comfortable rooms with good home-cooking. A 3-course evening meal(with menu) is available at realistic prices. Book in advance. Children and families are very welcome, and we have a cot and high chair for the little ones. Our licensed bar is open every evening, where guests can relax in comfort and rest after a busy day, play cards, darts, or just chat. Bar snacks, tea/coffee etc. are also available. In addition, theatre tickets can be obtained for guests (subject to availability).
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Sheraton Heathrow Hotel - Colnbrook Bypass, London, Greater London, UB7 0HJ
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This 4-star hotel gives you high-standard rooms with easy access to London Heathrow Airport, including Terminal 5, all just a short journey from Windsor and central London. At the Sheraton Heathrow Hotel, you won't need to spend time waiting in line at the airport: new online flight check-in terminals allow you to check in and print your boarding pass at the hotel. Relax in the new club rooms, with the king-size Sheraton Sweet Sleeper (SM) bed. Enjoy an LCD-screen TV and access to the Club Lounge, which includes private hotel check-in. Breakfast, evening canap?s, all-day refreshments and free internet access are all part of the club package. Enjoy 45 minutes free Wi-Fi internet access with The Link @ Sheraton from one of the hotel's PC workstations, or from your own laptop.
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Shireburn Arms Hotel - Whalley Road, Clitheroe, Lancashire, BB79QJ
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Winner of the "Small Hotel Of The Year 2008" award at the Lancashire and Blackpool Tourism Awards, this highly recommended 17th century country hotel is family-owned and run. Steeped in history and renowned for its good food and its friendly welcome, the Shireburn Arms Hotel is situated in the idyllic village of Hurst Green, with superb views over the Ribble Valley. The hotel boasts luxurious rooms and charming oak-beamed bars serving real ales. The hotel's location is peaceful and yet convenient, with its close proximity to the towns of Blackburn, Preston and Burnley making it an ideal base for both business and leisure stays.
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