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Hemel Hempstead, United Kingdom
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36 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 August 2015

Room,we had the twin,was a good size beds comfortable .Hospitality tray tea coffee chocolate and biscuits topped up daily.The shower brilliant ,started the day really well. Breakfast good choices and plenty .sorry one little criticism bacon overcooked both mornings .Dinner excellent both nights once again good choices and well cooked.Staff all obliging and pleasant though levels of expertise did vary.Will... More 

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Thank Brian D
Cardiff
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91 reviews
24 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 August 2015

Fabulous! We had a wedding in the area and found it by Googling hotels in and around Henley. A very pretty pub with just 4 rooms. The room was fine, very comfortable and clean. Such lovely welcoming friendly staff. The manager, Kevin, had been very helpful prior to our arrival as I "lost" our confirmation. Only had 1 night stay... More 

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Thank RoyalLady9
Bristol, United Kingdom
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38 reviews
23 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 August 2015

I was passing through on business and picked this place at random and was very surprised! Room was large, clean and comfortable and staff very friendly. The steak i had in the restaurant downstairs was incredible! Felt like i was in a steakhouse! Minor downside, probably only for business users, breakfast doesnt start untill 730, which was a bit late... More 

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Thame, England, United Kingdom
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52 reviews
21 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 July 2015

I wasn't sure about staying at a pub fro B&B, but The Baskerville was first class and not too noisy. Very good welcome and shown to a smart first floor room with all the usual facilities plus a good shower. Beds were comfortable and lovely duvets. Our breakfast was excellent with a wide choice, which was no surprise as our... More 

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Thank Edward B
Haywards Heath, United Kingdom
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40 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 July 2015 via mobile

Came here for a night to attend the Henley festival, was greeted with a warm welcome and the room was nice and big. Shower was also powerful and clean! Didn't spend much time here due to the traffic getting into Henley. Breakfast was good next morning.

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Thank Markh1205
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30 reviews
18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 July 2015 via mobile

Mid week business stay, Hidden gem but not too far away from Henley, Twyford and Reading. I stay in this area frequently and this is by far the friendliest and most comfortable place in the area. Shame they only have a few rooms and seem to be always fully booked or I'd stay more often. Nice pub / restaurant with... More 

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Yorkshire Dales National Park, United Kingdom
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55 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 June 2015

Handy for Henley (close to Shiplake train station), comfy bed, warm welcome, beer garden, mostly good food. Two good dinners, one good breakfast and one very disappointing breakfast - staff and food. Saturday breakfast was great, as were the helpful staff who served us. On Sunday I think we had the 'B' team. Dishevelled and seemingly unaware that we could... More 

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Chesterfield, NJ
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155 reviews
45 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 107 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 June 2015

Our room was delightful and the staff could not have been more pleasant and helpful. We were near Henley-on-Thames (a quick 2 minute train ride) but far enough away for a relaxing experience. The dinner was fantastic and although the breakfast was outstanding it was too much for us most mornings and I instead opted for simpler fare that was... More 

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Thank Matt W
Stamford, United Kingdom
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32 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 June 2015 via mobile

A nice pub tucked away in a very pleasant well-to-do village location. I booked this for a stop-over for work and couldn't fault the comfortable room, friendly efficient service or the excellent food. I wish I could have had the time to explore the area, apparently the Thames was very nearby but I ended up slaving over my laptop in... More 

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Thank Kevin B
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3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 May 2015

We stayed for a 2 day break for my birthday, the accommodation was adequate,we had a problem with the plumbing in the toilet in our ensuite,reported it however it didn't appear any different,the following evening we had an invasion of gnats in our room, when we mentioned this the young lady was very apologetic and said she would make a... More 

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TheBaskervilleTeam, Front Office Manager at The Baskerville, responded to this review

I was very saddened to here that these guests did not enjoy a totally satisfactory stay, as you can see from our previous reviews, this is a very rare occurrence and we do try very hard to make our guests feel as welcome and comfortable as possible. We do apologise about the mistake with their bill. This is totally our... More 

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  • Free Breakfast
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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The Baskerville
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Cuisines: French, British, Pub, Soups
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Oxfordshire Restaurant of the Year 2016. The Baskerville in Lower Shiplake remains a traditional village inn with a ‘proper’ bar, a delightful restaurant, 4 star accommodation, a beautiful garden and ambitions beyond its AA rosette. With Kevin Hannah and head chef Jamie Herridge at the helm, its outstanding customer service is matched only by its creative, seasonally changing menus. Fresh, ethically and locally sourced produce lie at the heart of its modern but classically based dishes which offer a memorable experience. 2015 Beautiful South Awards. Silver Award in Tourism Pub of the Year. It is a AA 4 star Inn and is similarly rated by Visit England but with a Silver Award. It is situated on the Thames Path in the tranquil, affluent village of Lower Shiplake, with well appointed en-suite rooms, the Baskerville is the perfect place to stay the night either for Dinner, business or just for a leisurely break. The small town of Henley-on-Thames with its many interesting shops and home to the Henley Royal Regatta and the Henley Festival is only 1.5 miles away. Enjoy a boat trip up the Thames or visit the River and Rowing Museum. Try a night at the Kenton theatre, the fourth oldest in England. Within the village why not stroll along to Shiplake lock and watch the river cruisers pass through. A little further up the hill is the 13th-century parish church of St Mary's where Alfred Lord Tennyson was married. Further afield are the towns of Reading 7 miles, Windsor, with its castle, and nearby Legoland 15 miles, and the university town of Oxford, 22 miles. All of these can be reached by train from Shiplake station 150 m from the pub via the Henley branch line to Twyford on First Great Western trains. Feeling a little more adventurous? Paddington station is less than an hour away with all that London can offer. Shiplake is 25 miles or 30 minutes by cab or car from Heathrow Airport. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Baskerville

Address: 7 Station Road, Shiplake, Henley-on-Thames RG9 3NY, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Oxfordshire > Henley-on-Thames > Shiplake
Price Range: $165 - $290 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Baskerville 4*
Number of rooms: 4
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“Ask for a room away from the bar area if you need an early night!”
 of 5 bubbles alisongrange, 5 Oct 2016 | Read review
“We stayed in the family room called Shiplake lock”
 of 5 bubbles judyf637, 16 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Bar is extremely friendly and cosy with open fire”
 of 5 bubbles paulsM7926NU, 3 Feb 2016 | Read review
“All rooms are good”
 of 5 bubbles JSheldrick, 13 Oct 2015 | Read review
“If you want an early night, then ask for a room away from the garden.”
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