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Emsworth, United Kingdom
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111 reviews
55 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW

We were somewhat apprehensive about booking at The Arden Hotel after our last experience (see my reviews of 1 January 2016), but I am pleased to report that there has been a considerable improvement in service in the restaurant. Staff were pleasant and proactive, whereas before it had been difficult to get anyone to acknowledge you; breakfast orders were taken... More 

Thank hoteljunkie99
Peterborough, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Went to see the 'Tempest' at the RSC, which was fantastic and the hotel situated just across the road was just as good. Our room was very comfortable, clean and roomy. Our deal included breakfast and a pre-theater meal in the restaurant, food was excellent and the price for the two of us, especially when you take into consideration the... More 

Thank johnandclare2014
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33 reviews
18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We stayed for one night, after a matinee at the theatre. It really is a charming hotel in a superb location in the middle of Stratford - literally three minutes from the theatre and very close to the main sights and shopping streets. For location it can't be faulted. The service was unfailingly friendly and helpful - reception, maintenance, restaurant... More 

Thank Oldhanwellian
Kilsby, Rugby. United Kingdom
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13 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We first visited this hotel in 1971 on our honeymoon. As it was our 45th anniversary this year we decided that it would be nice to revisit. We were pleased to find it was still a very good quality hotel. Our room..Apple..was beautiful. So comfortable and every need catered for. As it was our anniversary, the hotel gave us a... More 

Thank Barbara M
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147 reviews
53 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

What a fantastic hotel. Great location, good parking, a very nice room, and an exceptionally comfortable bed. Better still the staff were fantastic, genuinely friendly and helpful with the check-in team being probably the best I've experienced, what a great team. Had breakfast this morning, and that was great too! We'll be back for sure, well done everyone.

Thank ians2008
South Wales
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5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We stayed as a couple in November 2016. The booking and arrival process was smooth, and showed to the room (Pine room). The room was very nicely decorated with a large modern bathroom with bath and huge shower, We chose B&B rate, and the breakfast was excellent with superb service. The restaurant overlooks the park and river and is a... More 

Thank candds
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12 reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

As soon as I walked in The Arden Hotel, I knew I had chosen the right hotel for us to celebrate our anniversary. Cannot fault the room and bathroom at all. Dinner was so tasty, very well presented and we were served by a lovely young man. We chose not to have breakfast as an extra £20 EACH seemed daft... More 

Thank BridgetJones2011
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11 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed in the Acer room which was very pleasant, comfortable and quite spacious. Initially we could not get the coffee machine to work but it was sorted immediately. There were generous supplies of tea, coffee, biscuits and apples and REAL milk. Real milk always goes down well, I hate those stupid long life capsules. We booked for dinner at... More 

1 Thank Elizabeth R
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44 reviews
38 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

In my view this is the best full service hotel in or around Stratford, and I enjoyed my stay here. (Better than the local Ettington Park or Welcombe hotels, but they are country house hotels, not town centre hotels.) The only negative I have about The Arden is the decor, which to it's credit isn't bland and so at least... More 

Thank censington
Rickmansworth, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We spent one night here in a luxurious room with en-suite consisting of bath and his-and-hers showers! The toilet was separately located.As we were residents, we could park our car in the hotel's car park free of charge. The hotel is very conveniently situated, close to the Royal Shakespeare Theatre, and the high street with its shops, inns and tea... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
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  • Room Service
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Food & drink at the hotel
The Waterside Brasserie
The Waterside Brasserie
Cuisines: European, British, French, Soups
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  • Multilingual Staff
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  • Free Breakfast
  • Banquet Room
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Located in the heart of historic Stratford-upon-Avon, directly opposite the world-renowned Royal Shakespeare Company Theatres, the Arden Hotel has undergone a multi-million pound refurbishment to create an elegant and sophisticated 45-bedroom boutique-style hotel. The transformed Arden Hotel opened its doors in July 2010, and is fast becoming the flagship destination in the redeveloped World Class Stratford, enticing Shakespeare aficionados and theatre-goers from all over the globe.The luxuriously renovated Arden boasts the chic new Waterside Brasserie, a stylish Champagne Bar and spacious suites with beautiful views over the River Avon, providing an inspirational backdrop for your trip, whether for business or pleasure.Set in glorious Warwickshire, the Arden Hotel with its large car park is an ideal base for exploring some of England’s most famous and picturesque countryside, including the charming villages of the Cotswolds, the bountiful Vale of Evesham and the ancient market town of Warwick with its awe-inspiring castle. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Arden Hotel

Address: 44 Waterside, Stratford-upon-Avon CV37 6BA, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Warwickshire > Stratford-upon-Avon
Price Range: $213 - $398 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Arden Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 45
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#1 Luxury Hotel in Stratford-upon-Avon
#2 Romantic Hotel in Stratford-upon-Avon
#3 Business Hotel in Stratford-upon-Avon
#4 Family Hotel in Stratford-upon-Avon
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“Don't take either Fir (terribly noisy) or Sycamore (bad smell and plumbing problems).”
 of 5 bubbles Oldhanwellian, 2 Dec 2016 | Read review
“I would try and get somewhere on the top floor next time”
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