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Rated from 1 to 5, a higher number of stars indicates a better quality, range of services and facilities with an emphasis on 6 key areas – cleanliness, service, food, bedrooms, bathrooms and hospitality.

The merit score for this hotel is 72%. This helps you to compare quality between hotels of the same star rating.

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Customer rating 8 / 10
Based on 566 reviews

Friendly hotel in very convenient location just of the high street

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At a glance

Family rooms
Wheelchair accessible

Situated just at the top of the main shopping street in Newbury and convenient for fast road connections, this 18th-century former coaching inn retains original features along with contemporary touches. The bedrooms come in a range of sizes and JP's Bistro is a popular eaterie. The hotel has ample parking which is a definite advantage in this town.


  • En-suite rooms: 56
  • Family rooms: 2
  • Ground-floor rooms: 6
  • Broadband available
  • Wi-Fi available
  • Freeview TV in rooms

Opening times

  • Open all year


  • Night porter
  • Outdoor parking spaces: 60


  • Steps for wheelchair: 3
  • Accessible bedrooms: 1


  • Children welcome
  • Cots provided
  • High chairs
  • Children's portions or menu
  • Ironing facilities


  • Minimum 24hr delegate rate: 100
  • Theatre-style holds (maximum): 120
  • Classroom-style holds (maximum): 36
  • Boardroom-style holds (maximum): 40


  • Holds a civil ceremony licence
  • Maximum number of guests: 80

Getting here

M4 junct 13, A34 S, A339 to Newbury. At 2nd rdbt right to town centre. At clock tower rdbt right, hotel on right

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M4 junct 13
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