A great hotel with an updated room in a historic building. Yes, they play up the Shakespeare angle, but isn't that the point? Our room (the 'Agincourt') was clean and spacious, with a separate lounge area and a well-appointed, en-suite bath. The breakfast was plentiful and delicious. Daphne, at the front desk, was very professional yet personable. We highly recommend it!
Situated in area where there are plenty of guest houses to choose from, I got a late good value deal that was just right for a night stop.
Although located next to a busy road I had a room which was towards the rear of the property which provided a quiet, comfortable nights sleep.
Had a little difficulty locking the door from within the room and there seems to be only a modest amount of space to put bags if travelling 'heavy' but overall a nice property in the expected B&B style.
The place is centrally located. it is just a few steps away from the tourist info. center, River Avon, the Shakespeare Theater, and the center of town. The inn keeper was very helpful. We arrived midday and he let us checked in hours earlier. The day we left, he let us leave our car there till 2 pm so we did not have to look/pay for parking elsewhere while we were touring the town. The breakfast was good. We will book this place again.
Q from Southern California, USA
The Croft is a late Victorian townhouse, built by a local builder in 1881. We are situated just a five minute walk from the …More
We have stayed at the Alveston Manor many times over the years and always enjoyed our stay. We were disappointed to discover that there is now a £5 parking charge (which covers a total stay). This is to prevent non guests from parking in the hotel, but the rooms are not cheap (the suites especially - it was a special occasion for us) and we felt that this could have been either hidden in the cost or a token given to guests to prevent them from being clamped by the independent policing company - bad show Macdonald Hotels! We stayed in the Queen Elizabeth Suite, which had been redecorated and updated since our last stay. As it is on its own in the grounds it is lovely and quiet, there are 2 rooms above the suite but we never heard any noise. In the past we have stayed in the standard rooms and found them to be acceptable. The breakfast is lovely with a great selection, we did not have any other meal in the restaurant as to our mind it is quite expensive and not to our taste, but others may not share that view. The staff were very helpful and friendly, we would definitely recommend this hotel and use it again.
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