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Sunbury-On-Thames, United Kingdom
Reviewed yesterday NEW

The setting is really nice , however on check in our email request for non hypoallergenic bedding was not actioned, although email address was correct and confirmed sent. No explanation was given, although bedding change was actioned fairly quickly, not a good start. On check in the dinner reservation was suggested to us for 19.30 although we would have prefered...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed yesterday NEW

We booked on Booking.com on the day and got the last room. I have stayed at Lainston before in one of their suites but the room we booked was stated as a standard room but not a problem. When we were shown to our room, it amused me as we were basically been taken into the antic. Well when we...

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Ascot, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

We had Mothers' Day lunch at Lainston House in one of the private dining rooms. The food was superb and the waiting staff really attentive. Alex was great with the children and led a really efficient team.

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London
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Stayed for one night as a weekend getaway. The house and grounds are beautiful and well kept. The room was very nice, clean and comfortable. The TV in the bathroom was a nice touch and the shower/bath was excellent. We ate at the Avenue restaurant within. Quite pricey, with cocktails around £12-15 each but they're pretty strong! The food was...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We stayed for 3 nights, and the 2 best things were 1) the falconry lesson where we met Ronnie the owl, and 2) the Sunday roast. Judy was wonderful with the birds and taught us a lot about falconry history and basics. Lainston House is a lovely old house/hotel conversion, but there's not much 'common space' for relaxation-- you are...

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GW_Lainston, Manager at Lainston House Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review. I am pleased to read how much you enjoyed your falconry experience with Judy and I will be sure to share your kind comments with her. It is most unfortunate that the lovely spring flowers which greeted me this morning as I drove up the drive were not in full...

United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Perfect dinner with a superb service. we spent for a days here. the staff is very accommodating and friendly. the parking is plenty of spaces, and spectacular view from the outside. well visit this place and all your stress will release. worth the place.

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GW_Lainston, Manager at Lainston House Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind review of Lainston House. I am pleased to read that our spectacular grounds provided the perfect ambience for a relaxing stay. I will share your complimentary review with all of the team, especially the kitchen whom will be thrilled to hear how much you enjoyed your dinner in our award winning Avenue Restaurant. We look...

Sevenoaks, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

My wife and I stayed at Lainston House on 20th and 21st March. This was our first visit, though we have stayed three times at one of its sister hotels, South Lodge, most recently for a couple of nights at the end of February. Lainston House is set in large grounds in beautiful Wessex countryside, close to Winchester, one of...

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GW_Lainston, Manager at Lainston House Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write such a detailed complimentary review on Lainston House. Your description of the Sycamore Suite is word perfect as this is one of my favourite rooms. The bathroom has to be seen to be believed and when I win the lottery this with be the bathroom I have in my house (might have...

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

They have changed chefs here since our last visit and this is still a 3 rosette rac restaurant with good reason fabulous food great location and very friendly attentive staff. A lovely bread selection followed by a pea amuse Boucher We had avocado and smoked salmon and chicken terrine to start both really well presented and tasty Then we both...

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GW_Lainston, Manager at Lainston House Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your glowing review of Lainston House. The team always enjoy hearing that their friendly and attentive service is appreciated and I know that Olly our Head Chef will be proud that his team held the fort and provided an exceptional dining experience whilst he was away on paternity leave. We very much look forward to...

Salisbury, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Enjoyed a superb lunch here today. Excellent service. Friendly helpful staff and a wonderful birthday treat parking easy plenty of spaces. Grounds spectacular with spring flowers and splendid views.well worth a visit

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GW_Lainston, Manager at Lainston House Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you very much for our 1000th review of Lainston House whilst celebrating your birthday. I am extremely pleased that such a mile stone is complimented with a glowing 5* review and I look forward to sharing it with the rest of the team. We look forward to welcoming you back to Lainston House again in the near future. Thank...

Brighton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Lainston House Hotel isn't cheap but it oozes quality. Our room was huge, beautifully furnished and decorated and had plenty of amenities. The service is great - very welcoming and helpful. The public areas of the hotel are lovely, including very extensive grounds. We had dinner and breakfast and both were very good (try the kippers for breakfast if...

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GW_Lainston, Manager at Lainston House Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review on Lainston House. I am pleased to read how much you enjoyed the 63 acres and the country house feel we strive to deliver. The team are thrilled to read how helpful you found their welcoming service. You will be pleased to read that we are about to finish the...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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  • Free Parking
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Dry Cleaning
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  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Drive through the gates of Lainston House, up the winding drive, you will enter a world where historic charm and contemporary elegance blend seamlessly. This charming 17th-century country house is a luxurious five star hotel, encapsulated in 63 acres of Hampshire parkland. A peaceful drawing room, sumptuous individually designed bedrooms and food created with passion (awarded 3 AA rosettes). The Cedar Bar is the place to relax for a cocktail and the outdoor terrace is even more so for sipping a glass of Champagne or a chilled glass of wine over a light lunch in Summer months. Don't forget to book for Afternoon Tea, a day in the on-site Cookery School or a spot of Falconry, located at the back of our stunning kitchen garden. This is a classic Country House where you can put the world behind you whether it be for a creative meeting, a relaxing leisure stay or a family celebration. Minutes away from the historic city of Winchester and only a short drive from Salisbury, Stonehenge and the New Forest. Visit Jane Austin country, Highclere Castle (home of Downton Abbey), Bombay Sapphire Distillery or a local Vineyard such as Hattingley Valley. The famous River Test is close by for perfect fishing and quaint villages to explore. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Lainston House Hotel

Address: Woodman Lane | Sparsholt, Winchester S021 2LT, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Hampshire > Winchester
Price Range: $252 - $484 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Lainston House Hotel 5*
Number of rooms: 50
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Lainston Hotel Winchester
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#1 Luxury Hotel in Winchester
#2 Romantic Hotel in Winchester
#3 Business Hotel in Winchester
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“Some rooms have bathtubs, some have walk-in showers; you should let the hotel if you have needs for one or the other”
 of 5 bubbles misstlee, 24 Mar 2017 | Read review
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“I am sure most rooms are good”
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