Hotels near Petworth House
The Old Railway Station
Petworth - 1.7 miles away
Readers report transports of delight this year after staying at this B&B, occupying surely Britain’s prettiest disused station, a former stop on the Mid-Sussex line in the South Downs national park.
The Halfway Bridge
Petworth - 2.8 miles away
At the heart of the South Downs national park, this village pub-with-rooms is the rural sister of the seaside Crab & Lobster (see Sidlesham), country but no bumpkin.
The Pig in the South Downs
Arundel - 7 miles away
‘The perfect restaurant-with-rooms for lovers of British bubbles’, this latest addition to Robin Hutson’s Pig litter is surrounded by some of Britain’s best wine-making country and offers ‘plenty of fizz with your food’.
Park House, Hotel & Spa
Midhurst - 7 miles away
More than 70 years after the O’Brien family first opened their Edwardian country house to the Cowdray Park set, third-generation owner Seamus O’Brien presides over a thriving spa hotel.
The Crown Inn
Chiddingfold - 8 miles away
This black-and-white timbered medieval inn overlooking Chiddingfold’s village green is almost ridiculously picture-perfect.
The Old Store
Chichester - 10 miles away
There is a warm welcome in store for guests at this B&B and former 18th-century bakery in a South Downs hamlet on the edge of the Goodwood Estate.
Hotels not in the Guide that you may want to consider
Hotels near Petworth House
Barnett Hill Hotel
GUILDFORD - 15 miles away
An elegantly updated Queen Anne-style mansion in lovely gardens. Lavish afternoon teas are served on the terrace, fine dinners in an oak-panelled room. Soothing treatments for face, body and nails can be booked. Guildford Station is a 10 minutes’ drive.
Guildford Harbour Hotel,
GUILDFORD - 17 miles away
In the thick of things, a large, modern hotel on the cobbled high street. Public spaces are vibrantly furnished or bright with colourful prints. Food and drink is available throughout the day; HarSpa has a whirlpool, sauna, steam room and small open-air heated pool.
Red Brighton Blue Boutique Guest House
Brighton - 24 miles away
Betwixt seafront and town centre, Peter Howey and Steve Courtney’s B&B in a Georgian townhouse has high-tech entertainment and a pretty courtyard garden with water features, illuminated at night. Set over five floors, the pristine bedrooms are provided with a smart TV with Catch Up, a wireless mobile phone charging pad, and a laptop safe. DVDs may be borrowed. Laid out in the smart breakfast room find a continental buffet, or choose a full English, freshly cooked.
G! Boutique Hotel
PORTSMOUTH - 25 miles away
In an unassuming house on a quiet Southsea street close to the beach and amenities, this hotel is unexpectedly funky inside. There is a bar and room service for drinks, light meals and snacks.
PORTSMOUTH - 25 miles away
Small and personal, with a stylish interior, this hotel (part of the Mercer Collection) is in a restored Edwardian house retaining many of its original features. A short stroll from the seafront and the group’s gastropub, The Florence Arms (home-cooked food, ales, ciders, gins and fine wines).
White Lodge B&B
LEWES - 27 miles away
In secluded gardens and woodland, a low-built contemporary house with sun terraces and spacious accommodation overlooking acres of greenery. There’s an open-plan lounge for relaxing, and communal Aga-cooked breakfasts with a choice of home-made breads are served in a light-filled dining area. Five miles N of Lewes.
Royal Berkshire Hotel
Ascot - 29 miles away
In fifteen acres of landscaped grounds, a red-brick Queen Anne mansion that was originally built for the Churchill family. Afternoon tea is served in The Polo Bar and Lounge or outside on the terrace. FORK restaurant (casual dining), and some of the modern bedrooms have views over the lovely garden, where outdoor activities include a croquet lawn, tennis courts, shooting hoops and giant snakes and ladders. Part of Exclusive Collection.
The Winning Post
Ascot - 32 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.
The Roebuck Inn
Lewes - 33 miles away
An historic coaching inn opposite Laughton village green, seven miles from Lewes. Rooms are in a sympathetically converted stable block. Hearty pub grub and an extensive range of beers, wines and gin is served in the interesting bar and dining room, or in the large pub garden with an outdoor bar and children’s play area.
The George Inn
Windsor - 35 miles away
Just across the bridge in Eton, this refurbished Georgian inn is on a corner of the high street. Simply furnished bedrooms have wood furniture, comfortable beds and crisp bedlinen; some rooms have a view of Windsor Castle or the river. The pub dishes and daily blackboard specials are cooked using local, seasonal produce, much of it sourced from the royal farm estate. At the rear, the inn’s owners (Windsor and Eton Brewery) have created a smart decked garden for eating and drinking outside in warmer months.
Southampton Harbour Hotel
Southampton - 35 miles away
Jutting out over a private marina, this ocean liner-like hotel is ship-shape inside, with porthole-shaped mirrors, vintage glass fish floats and nautical bits and pieces. Bedrooms and suites, several with a Juliet balcony, are cheerily decorated with some retro touches, and supplied with decanters of gin and sherry. The buzzy sixth-floor bar has harbour views. Jetty restaurant pairs locally caught seafood with seasonal produce, eaten on the terrace in welcoming weather.
The Great House Sonning
Reading - 36 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.
One Warwick Park
Tunbridge Wells - 39 miles away
Near the Pantiles, a former brewery and school house is now a modern hotel with sophisticated, neutral-toned bedrooms and suites (some in the neighbouring Townhouse are more contemporary and have a separate entrance). Breakfast is buffet-style. Informal dining as well as a la carte menus are served in Seventeen restaurant. Situated by Cumberland Walk, al fresco morning snacks, cocktails, and light bites can be enjoyed on The Terrace.
Hotel du Vin & Bistro Tunbridge Wells
TUNBRIDGE WELLS - 39 miles away
Close to the station, a hotel and restaurant inside a Grade II-listed 18th-century sandstone mansion. Intimate and clubby, there is an open fire in the bar, and Gallic-influenced dishes in the informal restaurant; alfresco dining on the terrace. Modern bedrooms (some overlooking Calverley Park) have plenty of perks: a capsule coffee machine, fluffy bathrobes, chic toiletries for indulgent bathing. Within walking distance of the Pantiles.
The New Inn
Reading - 39 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.
London - 40 miles away
Walking distance from the attractions of South Kensington, this ‘elegant yet hip, fun’ hotel is ‘conveniently located’ for museum-hoppers and shop-till-you-droppers.
Sevenoaks - 40 miles away
Fifteen mimutes’ walk from the centre of Sevenoaks, Sarah and Ian Stockbridge’s extended brick-built house has self-contained B&B accommodation with spacious bedrooms and a sitting room for guests to share. One room at the front overlooks woodland and Knole Park (NT) where the occasional deer can be glimpsed; another has views over the south-facing garden. The thoughtful hosts provide tea and cake on arrival. For breakfast, cereals, seasonal fruit and yogurt are followed by a full English and served in the dining area of the sitting room, which has glass doors opening onto a terrace with outdoor seating.
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