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Hartwell House and Spa

Aylesbury, United Kingdom

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Hartwell House and Spa

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Excellent accommodation. Great location. Great pool.

Hartwell House, located in the Vale of Aylesbury and just forty miles north west of London, is one of Buckinghamshire's most celebrated country houses. Built in the early seventeenth century for the Hampden family, Hartwell House has both Jacobean and Georgian features with outstanding decorative plaster-work and panelling. Its fine elegant reception and dining rooms create the ambience of a great country house.

The forty-six bedrooms, including those in the adjacent Hartwell Court, are individually furnished with fine prints, pictures and antiques.

The Hartwell Court, formerly a coach house and located adjacent to the main house, has been restored and extended to provide excellent conference and meeting facilities in the Hartwell Rooms, with Hartwell Spa offering an indoor swimming pool and an extensive range of exercise possibilities and beauty treatments. Hartwell Court also provides sixteen additional bedrooms and suites, corresponding in style to those in the house.

Recently restored, The Old Rectory, an elegant Georgian house standing within the grounds of Hartwell House, offers complete peace and privacy for smaller groups.
Hotel Address:
  • Hartwell House and Spa
  • Oxford Road
  • Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire HP17 8NR
  • United Kingdom

Location Summary
Hartwell House enjoys a tranquil setting in the Buckinghamshire countryside, two miles west of the busy town of Aylesbury. The Vale of Aylesbury is one of the most beautiful parts of Buckinghamshire, endowed with several grand properties owned by the National Trust, including Waddesdon Manor, home of the Rothschild family; Claydon House, renowned for its association with Florence Nightingale the "Lady of the Lamp"; and Stowe Landscape Gardens with its many temples and follies. London is easily reached by train or car and Heathrow airport is just one hour's drive. The hotel also lends itself to quick city breaks, or as a base for exploring Oxford, the Cotswolds, and the Chiltern Hills. Bicester Designer Outlet Village is also close at hand offering a relaxed atmosphere for some retail therapy, with a great selection of designer brands offering much reduced prices.
Meeting Space
Conference rooms are situated in the Hartwell Court some one hundred yards from the main house, and include the James Gibbs and James Wyatt rooms for meetings of 16 - 90 people, with the Eric Throssell Boardroom and the Henry Keene Room for smaller meetings.
Fine Dining On Site
The principal Dining Room, designed in 1988 in the style of the eminent early 19th century architect, Sir John Soane, is the setting for the imaginative cooking of our chef, which has been awarded three rosettes by the Automobile Association.
High Speed Internet
WIFI connection.
Spa Facility
The Hartwell Spa is situated close to the Hartwell Rooms and Hartwell Court, about 100 yards from the main house. An essential part of a visit to Hartwell House is the opportunity to relax and enjoy the pleasures of the Spa. Swim in the warm clear water of the inviting pool lined with blue mosaic tiles, relax in the steam room, sauna and the bubbling waters of the whirlpool bath.
Golf can be arranged locally.
Recommended Rooms
The Old Rectory is a luxury 4 bedroom house set in a 2 acre private garden with swimming pool. Enjoy the privacy, with all the facilities of the hotel.

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Hotel Amenities
  • - Meeting Space
    - Disabled Access
    - Fine Dining On Site
    - Fine Dining Nearby
    - High Speed Internet
    - Spa Facility
Available Activities
  • - Golfing
    - Shopping
    - Theatre & Museums

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