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Swindon, United Kingdom
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58 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We had high hopes of an excellent meal at The Painswick .... we were sadly disappointed. We were a table of 4 friends who love food. The selection of dishes on menu was truncated and uninviting and then sadly the end product was lacking in taste, presentation and invention, for such an experienced kitchen we left underwhelmed. There were a... More 

Thank MarshWood
Nailsworth, United Kingdom
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50 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had lunch here today, parking a little tight but available and steep steps to the main entrance but inside a warm cosy feel and beautiful interior design. Lunch was delicious, chicken Kiev and then cold bread and butter pudding with a fruit compote. Only slight winge is that the cold pudding was actually chilled but the compote was warm. Personally... More 

Thank Gill W
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1,019 reviews
289 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 575 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I really enjoyed staying here. Our room was small but nicely decorated and had everything that we need. Staff were friendly and the spa treatments were good. The restaurant and breakfast were also very good. Would recommend and would love to stay again.

Thank eatydrinky
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30 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I chose The Painswick for my wife's birthday - she likes trying out posh restaurants and it was a special occasion. £125 later, we were delighted with the choice. Access through Painswick's maze of narrow streets is not for the faint-hearted but once you're there, you're glad you bothered. The restaurant is beautifully laid out and we had a lovely... More 

Thank Peter E
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5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Omg what can I say to emphasise how gorgeous this hotel is and the staff there are fantastic - I can see why they won hotel of the year ... Can not fault . Rooms immaculate, food to dye for, lots of drinks on offer ... Just perfect , can't wait to go back 😀😀

1 Thank Gemini277
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3 reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Situated in Painswick Gloucestershire. Beautiful accommodation. Great food. Panoramic views and the best staff you could wish for. Vote top in the Times 100 Hotels it is a must visit Hotel. Perfect place to start visits to the Cotswolds. Cheltenham races and Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty.

Thank DRStaxi
Gloucester, United Kingdom
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65 reviews
33 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had visited before under previous ownership when the decor was too quirky and way out. With the knowledge that a complete refurbishment had taken place, we booked lunch and we were greeted by very professional and mature member of staff. The lunchtime menu was simple with a good selection of food at the right price. The refurbishment of the... More 

1 Thank Peter A
Worcester, United Kingdom
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68 reviews
25 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

This hotel is charming. Difficult to find in a lovely Cotswold village it is immediately welcoming with its multiple log fires on a wet autumn day. The rooms have everything you could thing if and more but it is the little touches that pleasantly surprise. The row of Wellington boots and coats to borrow while following one of the many... More 

1 Thank RobGfromWorcs
Windsor, United Kingdom
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69 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

This is a very special hotel, if I compare against very good hotels it is right up there. The location is quiet and beautiful. The attention to detail for quality is evident in everything. It is a taste of British luxury. We stayed and had supper which was amazing. I think the Raspberry Soufflé was created out of the imagination... More 

Thank windy2105
Barton on sea
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25 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 October 2016

We had lunch and it was fantastic. The staff were attentive and helpful. The atmosphere was great, we were the last to leave and really didn't want to leave. All good things come to an end. We will definitely come back to this hotel and will stay this time instead of staying at the Hatton Court Hotel. Well done to... More 

Thank Bvass

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  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Painswick is an intimate lifestyle boutique hotel set in the hauntingly beautiful village of Painswick. Here, the modern and vintage merge; the historic exterior and funky interior breathe new life into the foundations of this stunning country retreat. The hotels ethos is based on the latest lounge trend in which luxury and chill out blend together. The Painswick - the ultimate destination for every traveller. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Painswick

Address: Kemps Lane | Gloucestershire, Painswick GL6 6YB, England (Formerly Cotswolds88hotel)
Region: United Kingdom > England > Cotswolds > Painswick
Price Range: $262 - $499 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 16
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“Did not stay at this hotel but will definitely be booking in the future.”
 of 5 bubbles Bvass, 23 Oct 2016 | Read review
“The rooms in the annex are dog friendly if you have a pet with you”
 of 5 bubbles richardaT1150IH, 9 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Rooms overlooking the valley have superb views”
 of 5 bubbles realisticr99, 1 Aug 2016 | Read review
“"Cuttle Mill" in the new wing was excellent”
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 of 5 bubbles edwardb925, 17 Jul 2016 | Read review
“All the rooms were beautifully presented. The rooms at the front and sides of the hotel overlook beautiful countryside”
 of 5 bubbles 675debsj, 1 Jul 2016 | Read review
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