The Hotel doesnt look much from the outside, but inside its very well furnished, comfortable and with the Best Spa/Sauna etc. I have ever seen.
The room was very clean and comfortable and the Bathroom was superb.
My only critisism would be the Restaurant, the food was no doubt very good, but rather sophisiticated for my tastes as a solo business traveller, my suggestion to them would be to have at least one or two simple dishes on the menu, such as a steak, chicken etc.
Overall an excellent stay.
Robert from Manchester
The Malvern has 33 fully air conditioned en-suite bedrooms including one luxury suite with separate lounge each carefully …More
The hotel is ideally situated for visiting the Malverns. The staff were very friendly and helpful and the food excellent. Our "premier" room was large, the bed comfortable and the shower powerful (there was also a bath). Overall a very pleasant stay and would happily return.
GTRMikie from Surrey, UK
With fabulous food, peaceful surroundings, friendly staff and a quiet village location in the Malvern Hills, this popular …More
We usually stay in a hotel but had trouble finding one to meet our dates in the Malvern areas but where pleased with the pub/restaurant accommodation. The staff were very pleasant and helpful and the food was good. The Inn was based in a lovely village with a duck pond. The local were very friendly and we bought duck food from the local village shop and fed them each morning with the Heron looking on from the tree tops. Very enjoyable few days.
A quintessential village pub, restaurant with five superbly appointed en-suite bedrooms. We overlook the village green with …More
We decided at fairly short notice that we needed a break and having passed through the Malverns a year or so ago decided to explore the area.The booking on Expedia was no problem. We were looking for a small quiet hotel more homely than luxurious and so chose Hold-fast Cottage. On our arrival we were greeted warmly and immediately made to feel at home. The room was lovely (Ragged Stone) pleasantly furnished in a cottage style and very clean and comfortable. The en-suite bathroom was quite adequate. A bath with a shower over, washbasin and toilet. the shower was adequate, a little weak but once the hot water had worked it way up to the room perfectly adequate. The food was exceptional, the English breakfast cooked to order and so fresh and hot, Toast cereals, fruit and yoghurt, fruit juice all excellent. we ate in a couple of nights and the restaurant standard was very high. The property itself is delightful, set back off the road by a decent drive we were not aware of any road noise at night. The only noise once everyone was abed was the cattle in neighboring fields and owls. It is situated quite close to the 3 counties show ground, and we visited Hay on Wye, Gloucester, Worcester, and the vale of Evesham with no great difficulty.All in all, we found the place to be excellent for a two star hotel and if we return to the area I would definitely try to book this hotel again.
In a hamlet near to Malvern is a B&B where you receive tea and cake on arrival, get a bus timetable printed for you in 5 minutes and have a lovely choice of breakfast including home-made yoghurt. The ground/garden right beside the river Severn boasts a small orchard with fallen apples and plums to munch into. It was a very enjoyable stay and is a base for exploring not only the Malvern Hills but other Worcestershire places of interest.
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