Hotels near Blenheim Palace, Woodstock
Artist Residence Oxfordshire
South Leigh - 6 miles away
A 16th-century village inn has been reinvented as a fun, bohemian hangout, with rustic-chic bedrooms, upcycled furniture, modern artworks, good pub grub and an irrepressible sense of fun.
The Harcourt Arms
Witney - 7 miles away
Between the Thames and Windrush, this 17th-century pub blends all the charm of a traditional village local with rugs on flagstone floors, comfy sofas and log-burner, country-chic bedrooms and gastropub cooking.
The Crown Inn
Chipping Norton - 7 miles away
Modern artworks by the co-owner and local artists adorn this picture-perfect Cotswolds village inn, with country-style bedrooms, that serves local ales, cream teas and updated pub fare in the conservatory and garden.
Old Parsonage Hotel
Oxford - 7 miles away
‘A stone’s throw from everything Oxford has to offer’, Jeremy Mogford’s second hotel (see the Old Bank) impressed our inspectors with its ‘peaceful, classy vibe’.
Old Bank Hotel
Oxford - 8 miles away
Jeremy Mogford’s conversion of the old Barclays Bank gets credit from a Guide insider for its 'brilliant location, right in the city centre'.
The Maytime Inn
Burford - 10 miles away
A popular local, this 17th-century coaching inn has cottage-style-cum-contemporary ground-floor bedrooms, a seasonal menu of classics and specials in the bar and restaurant, and a garden bar with bucolic views.
The George Inn
Banbury - 11 miles away
In an ‘interesting village of honey-coloured stone, well off the beaten track’, a beautifully renovated 17th-century thatched inn lives anew as a local gastropub-with-rooms.
Bay Tree Hotel
Burford - 12 miles away
Smart accommodation combines with the ambience of a country pub, replete with beams, flagstones and open fires, and a restaurant serving modern British cooking at this Cotswolds hotel.
Marcham - 12 miles away
Stylish contemporary bedrooms, an award-winning breakfast with a speciality porridge menu, and a suntrap garden all appeal at this smart B&B in a village eight miles from Oxford city.
The Lamb Inn
Burford - 12 miles away
Olde worlde charm is mixed with contemporary comforts, traditional Sunday roasts and pub classics with modern British dishes, at this Cotswold-stone inn, contrived from a row of 15th-century weavers' cottages.
The Wild Rabbit
Chipping Norton - 12 miles away
In 2013, Carole Bamford acquired the wisteria-draped, Cotswold stone, 18th-century Tollgate Inn and took it back to the bones, before complete refurbishment,
The Trout at Tadpole Bridge
Buckland Marsh - 12 miles away
With Thameside gardens and free mooring, this 18th-century inn has six courtyard bedrooms with vintage and contemporary furniture, a cosy beamed bar, a menu of pub favourites and creative dishes.
From £130 per night
The King’s Head Inn
Bledington - 13 miles away
Archie and Nicola Orr-Ewing have created a seamless blend of friendly village local and gastropub-with-rooms at their former 16th-century cider house overlooking the green.
The Double Red Duke
Bampton - 13 miles away
The latest addition to Georgie and Sam Pearman’s Country Creatures portfolio, this 17th-century Cotswold stone inn is ‘one of the best pubs-with-rooms I’ve ever seen’, says our inspector.
The Feathered Nest - 25% Discount Two-Night Special Offer
Chipping Norton - 14 miles away
Guests have a bird’s-eye view over the Evenlode valley from Adam Taylor’s gastropub-with-rooms in a hilltop Cotswold village.
Le Manoir aux Quat’Saisons
Great Milton - 14 miles away
‘There is a timeless elegance to Raymond Blanc’s gorgeous country house hotel, where English–French relations reach a deliciously stylish entente cordiale,’ say Guide insiders.
The Fox at Oddington
LOWER ODDINGTON - 16 miles away
‘The Queen of Cotswolds cool Carole Bamford has again upped the ante at this sister property to Wild Rabbit (see Kingham),’ writes our cub reporter.
The Old Stocks Inn
Stow-on-the-Wold - 17 miles away
Beams and stone mix with boutique chic in the bedrooms, three with garden access, at this refurbished 17th-century Cotswold inn, serving modern foodie dishes at dinner, weekend lunches, and alfresco bites in the walled garden.
Southrop - 17 miles away
A charmed ‘village within a village’, this collection of honeyed buildings houses chic rooms surrounded by pretty gardens, with outdoor pool, spa, cookery school, bar, and short, modern menus of country produce in the Ox Barn.
Lords of the Manor - 'Taste of the Cotswolds' Special Offer
Upper Slaughter - 18 miles away
Winding lanes lead to this 17th-century former rectory, ‘a bit hidden away’, in a ‘gorgeous location’, in 'beautifully maintained' gardens on the River Eye.
The Greyhound Inn
Wantage - 19 miles away
This is a proper village inn with locals enjoying pints in the bar, scrubbed tables, robust food and comfortable, homely bedrooms.
The Bower House
Shipston-on-Stour - 19 miles away
Behind adjacent shopfronts on the marketplace, this vivaciously styled, open-all-day restaurant-with-rooms wins high praise for its generously equipped, affordable, beautifully presented bedrooms and short, exciting seasonal menus, with dishes from the charcoal grill.
The New Inn
COLN ST ALDWYNS - 20 miles away
In a picturesque, tourist-free Cotswold village, this creeper-swathed 16th-century coaching inn was refurbished in 2020 by best mates and hip pizza-makers Harry Henriques and Fred Hicks, better known locally simply as Baz and Fred.
From £75 per night
Hotels not in the Guide that you may want to consider
Hotels near Blenheim Palace, Woodstock
Swindon - 21 miles away
Inside a Georgian town house, an elegant bar, restaurant and hotel, overlooking the high street of a charming market town. Some of the ‘high’-dubbed bedrooms retain an antique fireplace and have an eye-catching feature wall. Evening menus in the modern restaurant include European dishes such as chicken and mushroom Stroganoff or king prawn and crayfish risotto. A wide choice of light bites, sharing boards, burgers is available at lunchtime; roasts on Sundays. An enclosed, sunny courtyard has tables, chairs and parasols. Six miles N-E of Swindon town centre.
The Fuzzy Duck
Stratford-upon-Avon - 22 miles away
Like ducks to water, locals flock to this stylish 18th-century coaching inn, drawn to its modern country comforts and modern British fare. Staying guests are cosseted with high-quality linens and woollen throws in ‘minimalist’ bedrooms; bathrooms are supplied with robes and complimentary goodies from the owners’ beauty company, Baylis & Harding.
Home Farm Bed & Breakfast
Milton Keynes - 24 miles away
In Beachampton, a picturesque village a short drive from Milton Keynes, a beautifully restored 300-year-old farmhouse with three inviting bedrooms and a well-equipped gym. Breakfast includes freshly laid eggs and honey from the owners’ hives. Footpaths lead across the fields; the village pub is a stroll away. Bletchley Park, Woburn Abbey and Silverstone nearby.
The New Inn
Reading - 28 miles away
In a picturesque village, five miles north of Reading, a welcoming olde worlde country inn with an open fire and Brakspear real ales in the traditional bar. Comfortable, mellow-toned bedrooms are named after types of wine. Satisfying pub dishes are served in a cosy restaurant. Outside there is a patio and garden with a children’s play area.
Swindon - 29 miles away
Within its own lovely garden and grounds, an immaculate B&B in a Grade II listed house, where arriving guests are greeted with tempting tea-time treats. Part of a working farm, much of the food for breakfast (home-made granola, banana bread, jams and marmalade, fresh fruit salad, honey) comes from just a few steps away. A full English Wiltshire breakfast is cooked on the Aga. Supper trays may be pre-ordered; local pubs and restaurants are nearby. Cookery workshops are held. In a little hamlet, 2 miles from Swindon.
The Walnut Tree Inn
Northampton - 30 miles away
Convenient for Silverstone, the hotel once served as a stopover for Victorian railway travellers: high speed trains still run along its front. The restaurant is popular for rib eye steaks and seasonal menus. Bedrooms are straightforward; breakfasts are tasty. Music and comedy events are regularly held. On the outskirts of Blisworth, 6 miles from Northampton,
The Woughton House
Milton Keynes - 30 miles away
In parkland, a white-painted country house hotel blending classic with contemporary twists. The cheerful lounge has yellow seating, and retains its period features. Oversized headboards add statement to individually styled bedrooms. British cuisine is served in Seasons restaurant overlooking Ouzel Valley Park, or outside on a sunny, decked terrace in summer. Children are offered special menus and board games for rainy days. On the outskirts of Milton Keynes, the hotel is a popular wedding venue.
No. 38 The Park
Cheltenham - 31 miles away
Easy-going cool seeps through this Georgian town house in a leafy corner of Pittville, close to Cheltenham Racecourse. Smartly styled bedrooms set their own tone, with a claw-footed bath here, or an original fireplace there. Large-choice breakfasts include seasonal fruit, avocado and poached eggs on sourdough toast, American-style pancakes, crispy smoked streaky bacon, and maple syrup. Part of The Lucky Onion Family.
The Great House Sonning
Reading - 32 miles away
By the river, a modern hotel in Sonning-on-Thames, 3½ miles E of Reading. Stylish, with a retro edge, bedrooms are in separate buildings – some in a converted coach house and clock tower. Open from breakfast until late at night, Coppa Club bar/restaurant features a long, curved pewter bar, original fireplaces, velvet sofas and separate workspace. Large gardens, and a covered terrace overlooks lawns going down to the water.
The Old Fourpenny Shop Hotel
Warwick - 32 miles away
Embellished with hanging baskets, a small, brick-built hotel close to the racecourse and main sights in Warwick. Neat, comfortable bedrooms are above a friendly pub/restaurant stocking a wide selection of real ales, craft lagers, ciders and fine wines. In the rustic dining area, pub favourites, char-grilled steaks and burgers are served. Some outdoor seating; limited parking is through a narrow carriage entrance at the rear.
Castle Limes Hotel
Warwick - 32 miles away
Adjacent to a road, a family-run hotel with spacious accommodation in a former 200-year-old former coaching house. All bedrooms have free Wi-Fi, a flat screen TV, I-pod dock/radio and tea- and coffee-making facilities; less mobile guests will appreciate one of the five ground-floor rooms. Satisfying breakfasts are served in the modern dining room, and a small residents’ bar stocks local bottled real ales, lagers, wines and spirits; pubs and restaurants are a short walk away. Limited (first come, first served) on-site parking is possible).
The Hopping Hare
NORTHAMPTON - 34 miles away
Standing grandly over more recent housing development, this brick-built former manor house is two miles outside the town. The family-owned hotel includes a destination restaurant, a stylish bar, fireside sofas and intimate spaces for drinking and dining. Bright jewel colours run through to pleasing bedrooms.
The Old Forge
Marlborough - 36 miles away
Once the village blacksmiths, the 16th-century building is now a peaceful B&B with a TV, fridge, hairdryer, radio alarm, and tea- and coffee-making facilities in contemporary bedrooms. For breakfast, local and homemade produce is served in a large open-plan kitchen. A picnic area at the front is set beside the river bank where the Kennet flows past. In a small village, 5 miles W of Marlborough.
NORTHAMPTON - 38 miles away
Painstakingly restored, a Grade II listed former rectory in peaceful grounds opposite Ecton village church and within walking distance of a local pub and restaurant. A continental breakfast is served in the elegant oak-beamed dining room, which has an original inglenook fireplace. Five miles from Northampton town centre.
The Winning Post
Ascot - 39 miles away
Ten minutes from Ascot Racecourse, this 18th-century red-brick pub is a cert for equine devotees and rural inn-seekers alike. There are nooks and crannies, tweedy fabrics. original stone floors and a welcoming open fire in cooler months. Some of the comfortable bedrooms have views over the peaceful garden which has plenty of seating and a cosy Cabana for the ultimate outdoor dining experience. Traditional pub fare is supplemented with dishes such as Wild Boar sausages, mash, lentils and savoy cabbage or braised rabbit, mustard root vegetables and tarragon.