If any of you happen to be travelling to London for the olympics, or just generally happen to be there around that time which is from 27th July to 7th August, do check up with Small Luxury Hotels of the World before you book your stay if you havent already. SLH is offering a stunning selection of impressive UK country house hotels and beautiful Irish sanctuaries within a comfortable commute of the Game’s venues.Experience all of the excitement and fun of London and the Games during the day and then seek your rest and relaxation beyond the city limits.Why not embark upon a tour of the beautiful host nation and Ireland either before or after the event? Breathtaking coastal cliffs, inspiring moors,magnificent green rolling hills; SLH has 45 great UK and Irish hotels offering a series of amazing packages for the olympics for you to discover. Here are a few
The Goring Hotel, London, United Kingdom www.slh.com/goring
A tranquil Belgravia location,moments from Buckingham Palace.Celebrating its 100th year in 2010, The Goring is owned and run by the fourth generation of the Goring family who have consistently provided a century of exceptional and attentive service. Situated next to Buckingham Palace, this is the archetypal English hotel where you can expect excellent food and wine and a delightful private garden.
London Olympics package – Rs. 17,400 per room per night excluding VAT and breakfast minimum 1 nights stay.
Lainston House Hotel www.slh.com/lainstonhouse
In the heart of the Hampshire countryside Full of charm and character, Lainston House Hotel is an imposing 17th-century country manor house surrounded by 63 acres of beautiful scented gardens and woodland. With award-winning dining, an extensive wine cellar and an exciting range of outdoor activities from fishing to lawn croquet, this is where you can completely forget the stresses of city life.Amble through the gardens of Lainston House Hotel and discover the enchanting 12th-century chapel ruins and the pretty dovecote. Walk along the impressive avenue of lime trees that frame astounding views of the countryside in the distance. Try your hand at fly fishing with your own personal ghillie or learn the art of archery or even falconry.
London Olympics package – Rs. 14,600 per room, per night, minimum 2 nights stay. The package is available for stays of 2 nights or more and includes daily Full English breakfast. Includes tax.
Ashdown Park Hotel& Country Club, Forest Row, United Kingdom www.slh.com/ashdown
Stunning country house hotel in the depths of Ashdown Forest. Here bygone splendour meets modern indulgence at Ashdown Park Hotel. A listed 19th-century mansion set in 186 acres of landscaped parkland, the hotel and accompanying country club has its own 18-hole par 3 golf course, a spa, gourmet dining and a wide selection of leisure pursuits to enjoy during your stay.Wander through Ashdown Park Hotel’s grounds to discover secret gardens, paths through woods and elegant lakes or simply gaze at it all through the large windows of your individually styled and beautifully appointed room or suite. Golf enthusiasts may prefer a Fairway Suite with magnificent views over the course.
London Olympics package – From Rs.11650 per person per night based on two adults sharing a Deluxe Room inclusive of VAT. minimum 1 nights stay. Rates include a Sussex Cream Tea on your day of arrival, three course table d’hote dinner served in the Anderida Restaurant, accommodation with complimentary newspaper, full English breakfast, residential membership of the Country Club& Revitalise Spa and VAT.
Park Hotel Kenmare,Ireland www.slh.com/parkkenmare
Set against a mountain back drop overlooking Kenmare Bay In a magical setting overlooking the bay and surrounded by mature trees, Park Hotel Kenmare is an eclectic spa resort in the Ring of Kerry. Complete with a world-class spa, a private cinema, a range of exercise classes and an adjacent 18-hole golf course, this is the perfect retreat far from the daily grind.All the rooms and suites in Park Hotel Kenmare are large with a selection of antique furnishings and oil paintings. Each one has a sitting area with the largest rooms and suites decorated in furniture and fabrics more in keeping with the grandeur of the 19th-century building.
London Olympics package – Rs. 41,000 including breakfast, excluding tax and service. minimum 2 nights stay. Two nights including continental breakfast, excluding tax – based on two people sharing.
Cotswold House Hotel, Chipping Campden, United Kingdom www.slh.com/cotswoldhouse
Situated in Chipping Campden,bounded by the Cotswold hills Regency town house splendour blends seamlessly with modern styling. Cotswold House Hotel stands in the town square of Chipping Campden, in the heart of the Cotswolds, in two acres of stunning gardens. With a new spa, the restaurant forming the hub of the hotel, and a stunning sculpture garden, this is one of the Cotswold’s finest hotels.Enter Cotswold House Hotel to discover a unique contemporary style with the promise of extreme comfort and excellent food.Cotswold stone, Tuscan columns and a curving central staircase lead to ultra-chic bedrooms with cashmere throws and coal effect fires. Four garden cottages provide perfect hideaway, one with its own private garden and outdoor hot-tub.
London Olympics package – Rs. 17,800(midweek). Two night package to include a Full English Breakfast each morning, three course dinner in Cotswold Grill and a Rs. 2,600 Spa voucher to use against treatments. Based on double occupancy , midweek and weekend rates apply.
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