Some of the best hotels and B&Bs to enjoy a stay in Berkshire

PUBLISHED: 14:28 12 June 2019

The De Vere Wokefield Estate's historic mansion house

The De Vere Wokefield Estate's historic mansion house


Planning a staycation or a visit to Berkshire? We round up some of the best hotels and bed and breakfast’s to stay in

Alma House, Windsor

Situated in an elegant Victorian townhouse, this contemporary boutique B&B has five guest rooms plus a suite in an annexe in the garden. The rooms are spacious and beautifully furnished, with lots of little touches that you are more likely to get from a high-end hotel, for example good-sized, powerful showers, robes and posh toiletries. Breakfast is a self-service continental affair supplied from the mini fridge.

De Vere Wokefield Estate, Reading

Set in 250 acres of Berkshire parkland, De Vere Wokefield Estate's historic Mansion House has taken its place back at the heart of the hotel and now offers 87 guestrooms, including 12 luxury suites and a new Whiskey Lounge. The grounds include an 18-hole PGA-standard golf course and outdoor activity course. There's also a fully equipped gym and indoor 25m swimming pool.

Castle Hotel Windsor, MGallery Collection, Windsor

Directly opposite Windsor Castle sits the Castle Hotel Windsor, an elegant Georgian building with a rich past. Discover fascinating authentic features and lovingly restored décor, with attractions galore on your doorsteop.

Cliveden House, near Maidenhead

Cliveden House is a privately owned five Red Star award-winning hotel. Enriched with antique furniture and period features, with a stunning spa, it provides a luxurious setting in which to rest or explore the National Trust's 376 acres of grounds and beyond.

Coworth Park, Ascot

This luxurious 17th century mansion house and polo estate has a modern and fresh aesthetic. It has three restaurants (including one with a Michelin star) and a glorious spa.

Donnington Valley Hotel & Spa, Newbury

This modern hotel has everything a great hotel should; stylish interiors, a relaxing spa, dining venues and peaceful views over the rolling hills of Berkshire.

Karma Sanctum On The Green, Cookham

Enjoy a luxurious stay in the English countryside at this property that boasts nine guest rooms, a traditional British bar and the new Mole & Badger restaurant, plus an outdoor heated pool.

The Lodge, Newbury

This is Newbury Racecourse's new 36-room boutique hotel. The individually designed rooms and public spaces echo the charm and heritage of this renowned racing estate.

The Olde Bell, Hurley

At the heart of Hurley is this 12th-century coaching inn, where a crackling fire warms a proper pub bar and beyond it a handsome restaurant looks out through leaded windows onto clipped lawns, a kitchen garden and a tennis court. The rooms have been refurbished in a bright contemporary style by top hotel designer Ilse Crawford.

The Roseate, Reading

Enjoy a bite to eat in Cerise restaurant before retiring to one of this hotel's 55 luxury bedrooms. It was originally Shire Hall for the Berkshire County Council, but now the building, along with its wide hallways, vaulted ceilings and original lift shaft have all been restored to their original glory.

The Vineyard, Stockcross

The five AA Red Star Vineyard Hotel is home to 49 luxurious suites and rooms, all as expansive as the iconic wines they are named after. Take some time out in their Five Bubbles spa or peruse the private art collection.


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