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Mercure Banbury Whately Hall Hotel

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Banbury Cross 17-19 Horse Fair, Banbury OX16 0AN England See on map
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3 Star accommodation
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7 Oct.8 Oct.
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The advert for this hotel was misleading, both in description and imagery. The hotel resembled a forgotten council block. It was shabby and the bathrooms and shower rooms were both small and designed for people of small stature only. Towels were small, breakfast was ok...More

2  Thank ChristinaIgnatiou
Response from whately, General Manager at Mercure Banbury Whately Hall HotelResponded 2 days ago

Dear Christina, Thank you for your review of Whately Hall. I am sorry that there were elements of your stay with which you were unhappy and that we didn't have a chance to discuss these prior to your departure. The main part of the hotel...More

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Reviewed 27 May 2018

Had 2 night stay for my partner's birthday. From the moment we arrived the staff could not have been more welcoming or attentive. Had lunch in the hotel's lovely gardens before going to our room in the new block. Nice size room and bathroom overlooking...More

1  Thank Maureenrose5049
Response from whately, General Manager at Mercure Banbury Whately Hall HotelResponded 31 May 2018

Dear Maureenrose5049, Thank you for your review an dI am delighted to read how much you enjoyed all aspects of your stay and I will be certain to pass on your kind words to all of the team who make it happen for our guests....More

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Response from whately, General Manager at Mercure Banbury Whately Hall HotelResponded 2 weeks ago


Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed here because the hotel I was booked into had a burst pipe. The staff couldn't have been any more accommodating. We were offered a room in the old part of the hotel and the beams in the roof made for a lovely experience. The...More

Thank shergie
Response from whately, General Manager at Mercure Banbury Whately Hall HotelResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Guest, Thank you for your review of Whately Hall, in particular your very kind comments regarding our team members. The main house is over 350 years old and we are very lucky to have retained a number of original features in many of our...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Staff are great and the breakfast was great. But don't for a second believe the photos on the website. I upgraded to an executive room and really regretted it. The decor is so run down, shabby and dated Mercure should be ashamed to have their...More

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Response from whately, General Manager at Mercure Banbury Whately Hall HotelResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Guest, Thank you for your kind comments regarding the staff and breakfast. I am sorry you were disappointed with your bedroom. We are currently in the process of planning a bedroom refurbishment and I am sure if you were to return in the future...More

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3 star hotel offering 69 ensuite rooms in an idyllic 17th Century setting where Jonathan Swift wrote Gulliver's Travels in 1723. Ideal as a base for exploring the Cotswolds region, Stratford Upon Avon, ...More Oxford, Woodstcock & Warwick. 10 minutes from Banbury railway and coach stations, 30 miles (50 km)from Birmingham Airport and easily accessible via Junction 11 of the M40. Features 7 meeting rooms accommodating up to 120 delegates, Swifts & Berkeley Restaurants and Hornton Bar. 24hrs room service and free car parking. Less
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Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
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Business Centre with Internet Access
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Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Wheelchair Access
Breakfast included
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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USD 85 - USD 153 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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United Kingdom > England > Oxfordshire > Banbury
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20 January 2017|
Response from shully2015 | Reviewed this property |
I suggest you call the hotel.
18 November 2016|
Response from WhatleyHall | Property representative |
Dear 918larav Thank you for your booking with us. We have also executive double rooms in the historical building. Please don't hesitate to get in touch with our front desk agents so that they can advise you about the... More
31 October 2016|
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Response from 188mrg | Reviewed this property |
I didn't stay in this room
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"We had room 125 in the new wing. It was modern, quiet and away from traffic."
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"don't book this hotel"
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"Rooms facing the main road are very noisy."
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"Book a double room if you want to be able move around. The single rooms are tiny. The executive suites are..."
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