Hotels for Christmas in England

Christmas is an increasingly popular time for hotel breaks, so whether you’re planning to celebrate Christmas in England quietly or with a bang, here are our recommended hotels for the festive period.

Featured hotels with Special Offers

Hotels for Christmas in England

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Special offer
Hartwell House

Hartwell House - Summer Special Offer

Aylesbury

In a Georgian Arcadia, this Jacobean mansion, refashioned in the 1700s, was the palatial refuge of the exiled Louis XVIII and his court.
From £200 per night
  • gym
  • weddings
  • golf
  • garden
  • spa
  • wi-fi_
  • parking
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • indoor_pool
  • historic
  • conference_meeting
  • honeymoon
  • romantic
  • tennis
  • electric_charging_point
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The Horn of Plenty

The Horn of Plenty - Two Night Signature Tasting Menu Getaway Special Offer

Tavistock

‘A wonderful place,’ writes a trusted reader, of Julie Leivers and Damien Pease’s long-established hotel on the Devon/Cornwall border
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • bird_watching
  • garden
  • value
  • dog_friendly
  • disabled_facilities
  • wifi
  • parking
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • conference_meeting
  • gourmet
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Hambleton Hall

Hambleton Hall - Summer Breaks in Rutland

Oakham

‘Perfection to the very last detail,’ writes a reader this year, of Tim and Stefa Hart’s hotel with landscaped gardens stretching down to Rutland Water.
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • bird_watching
  • garden
  • fishing
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • tennis
  • country_house
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • outdoor_pool
  • conference_meeting
  • view
  • activities
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • gourmet
  • disabled_facilities
  • parking
  • wi-fi
  • electric_charging_point
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Special offer
Lewtrenchard Manor

Lewtrenchard Manor - Autumn Retreat Special Offer

Okehampton

‘Can only talk in superlatives,’ writes a reader this year of Sue and James Murray’s historic manor house.
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • garden
  • value
  • dog_friendly
  • disabled_facilities
  • wifi
  • romantic
  • gourmet
  • honeymoon
  • country_house
  • historic
  • conference_meeting
  • disabled
  • golf
  • for_wine-lovers
  • fishing
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • outdoor_pursuits_(hunting
  • conference/meeting_friendly
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • wi-fi
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The Goring

The Goring - Three Nights for Two Special Offer

London

A royal warrant and a Michelin star are but two accolades held by London’s last grand Edwardian hotel, still run by the family that built it.
  • gym
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • garden
  • disabled_facilities
  • wifi
  • parking
  • gourmet
  • conference_meeting
  • disabled
  • for_wine-lovers
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • romantic
  • honeymoon
  • wi-fi
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Special offer
Chewton Glen

Chewton Glen - 4 Nights for the Price of 3 Special Offer

New Milton

After more than 50 years, this country house hotel and spa on the edge of the New Forest still sets the standard for luxury.
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • golf
  • walking
  • bird_watching
  • garden
  • spa
  • dog_friendly
  • disabled_facilities
  • wifi
  • romantic
  • tennis
  • seaside
  • country_house
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • indoor_pool
  • outdoor_pool
  • cooking_school
  • conference_meeting
  • view
  • wine
  • disabled
  • conference/meeting_friendly
  • hot_tub_jacuzzi
  • honeymoon
  • vegan-friendly
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • for_wine-lovers
  • gourmet
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • wi-fi
  • with_cooking_school
  • baby-friendly
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Star Castle

Star Castle - Family Stay Special Offer

St Mary's

‘High standards are maintained,’ writes a devoted fan, following a New Year stay at the Francis family’s hotel, forged from a 16th-century fortification.
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • golf
  • walking
  • bird_watching
  • garden
  • fishing
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • romantic
  • seaside
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • indoor_pool
  • historic
  • view
  • wi-fi
10% discount voucher 25% voucher
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Special offer
Middlethorpe Hall & Spa

Middlethorpe Hall & Spa - Tailor make the break of your choice

York

'Tis a very pritty place,' wrote the diarist and former resident, Lady Mary Wortley Montagu. After visiting the National Trust’s red brick mansion, Guide readers happily concur.
  • weddings
  • garden
  • spa
  • disabled_facilities
  • wifi
  • parking
  • country_house
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • indoor_pool
  • historic
  • conference_meeting
  • gourmet
  • disabled
  • romantic
  • wi-fi
  • wheelchair_accessible
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Special offer
The George of Stamford

The George of Stamford - Sumptuous Sundays Special Offer

Stamford

‘As good as ever in all respects,’ writes a regular visitor after this year’s visit to Lawrence Hoskins’s popular hotel, a historic landmark of this Georgian town.
From £195.00 per night
  • wifi
  • weddings
  • garden
  • dog_friendly
  • child_friendly
  • wi-fi
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • dog_friendly
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The Nare

The Nare - 'Coastal Walking' Special Offer

Veryan-in-Roseland

‘Old-fashioned in all the best ways’, ‘a Cornish jewel’, ‘a real joy – almost a privilege – to stay there’; complements rained down from trusted readers after visits to Toby Ashworth’s hotel on the Roseland Peninsula.
  • gym
  • child_friendly
  • golf
  • garden
  • value
  • spa
  • disabled_facilities
  • wifi
  • tennis
  • seaside
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • indoor_pool
  • outdoor_pool
  • cooking_school
  • view
  • disabled
  • wi-fi
  • dog_friendly
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Special offer
Bedruthan Hotel and Spa

Bedruthan Hotel and Spa - Complimentary Spa Garden Special Offer

Mawgan Porth

In a hillside location with ‘stunning sea views’, this supremely family-friendly hotel has something for everyone – indeed, everything for everyone.
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • garden
  • value
  • spa
  • dog_friendly
  • disabled_facilities
  • wifi
  • tennis
  • seaside
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • indoor_pool
  • outdoor_pool
  • conference_meeting
  • view
  • disabled
  • conference/meeting_friendly
  • wi-fi
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • baby-friendly
  • hot_tub_jacuzzi
  • vegetarian_friendly
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Lords of the Manor

Lords of the Manor - Summer in the Cotswolds Special Offer

Upper Slaughter

A coat of arms and portraits of past owners set the tone at this honey-hued former rectory, recommended by Guide readers for a ‘welcoming, comfortable, relaxing’ country house experience
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • garden
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • gourmet
  • country_house
  • historic
  • conference_meeting
  • parking
  • romantic
  • wi-fi
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Cliveden House

Cliveden House - Three for Two Short Break

Taplow

Having hosted everyone from Chaplin to Churchill, this ‘superbly refurbished’ Italianate mansion seduces visitors with the prospect of ‘luxurious country house living’.
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • garden
  • spa
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • romantic
  • tennis
  • gourmet
  • honeymoon
  • country_house
  • indoor_pool
  • outdoor_pool
  • conference_meeting
  • baby-friendly
  • wi-fi
  • disabled_facilities
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • vegetarian_friendly
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The Old Bridge

The Old Bridge - 2 nights for the price of 1

Huntingdon

On the banks of the River Ouse, Julia and John Hoskins’s ivy-covered town house hotel impressed trusted readers, who enjoyed the buzz created by locals ‘chatting over drinks’ in the ‘casual, cosy setting’ of the bar.
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • garden
  • fishing
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • parking
  • conference_meeting
  • wine
  • for_wine-lovers
  • conference/meeting_friendly
  • wi-fi
10% discount voucher Upgrade voucher
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Judges

Judges - Summer and Autumn Special Offer from £125 B&B

Yarm

‘Wonderful. Ten out of ten,’ writes a delighted reader in 2018, of this Victorian retreat.
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • bird_watching
  • garden
  • value
  • wifi
  • parking
  • country_house
  • conference_meeting
  • hot_tub_jacuzzi
  • wi-fi
  • conference/meeting_friendly
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The Eastbury Hotel

The Eastbury Hotel - Sunday Sleepover Special Offer

Sherborne

The ‘lovely’ walled garden surrounding this small hotel gives it a country house vibe in the middle of this historic market town.
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • golf
  • garden
  • dog_friendly
  • disabled_facilities
  • wifi
  • conference_meeting
  • disabled
  • wi-fi
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • conference/meeting_friendly
10% discount voucher
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Special offer
Cuckoo Brow Inn

Cuckoo Brow Inn - 2 Night Break With Dinner on the First Night - £90 per person

Ambleside

In a pretty village where once trod Beatrix Potter, between Lake Windermere and Hawkshead, a characterful 18th-century inn offers fuss-free country hospitality.
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • bird_watching
  • garden
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • parking
  • pub_with_rooms
  • pub_with_rooms
  • baby-friendly
  • wi-fi
  • historic
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Rothay Manor

Rothay Manor - 20% Discount Special Offer

Ambleside

Jamie and Jenna Shail continue to make improvements to their 19th-century manor house.
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • bird_watching
  • garden
  • dog_friendly
  • disabled_facilities
  • wifi
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • conference_meeting
  • vegan-friendly
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • gourmet
  • wi-fi
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The Cavendish

The Cavendish - 'Chatsworth Experience' Special Offer

Baslow

Owned by the Duke and Duchess of Devonshire, and sitting within the Chatsworth Estate, this smart hotel is a great base for exploring the Peak District.
  • child_friendly
  • golf
  • walking
  • garden
  • fishing
  • wifi
  • romantic
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • historic
  • conference_meeting
  • outdoor_pursuits_(hunting
  • gourmet
  • outdoor_pursuits_(hunting
  • conference/meeting_friendly
  • weddings
  • wi-fi
  • disabled_facilities
  • wheelchair_accessible
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Woolley Grange

Woolley Grange - Fun in the Sun Special Offer

Bradford-on-Avon

‘As soon as we arrived the kids got started on the Woolley Grange Sheep Challenge treasure hunt,’ writes a Guide insider after a stay at this ‘beautiful Jacobean manor house in lovely grounds’.
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • garden
  • fishing
  • spa
  • dog_friendly
  • disabled_facilities
  • wifi
  • parking
  • indoor_pool
  • outdoor_pool
  • conference_meeting
  • disabled
  • baby-friendly
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • wi-fi
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Congham Hall

Congham Hall - Sunday Special Offer

King's Lynn

The herb garden is a major draw at this Georgian country house hotel set amid lawns, orchards and woodlands close to Sandringham.
  • gym
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • golf
  • walking
  • bird_watching
  • garden
  • value
  • spa
  • dog_friendly
  • disabled_facilities
  • wifi
  • parking
  • tennis
  • indoor_pool
  • conference_meeting
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • wi-fi
  • romantic
  • honeymoon
25% voucher
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The Elms

The Elms - Summer Getaway Special Offer from £130 per room per night

Worcester

‘Very enjoyable; a place for relaxing weekends and special occasions,’ say Guide inspectors of the ‘beautifully proportioned Queen Anne mansion in spacious grounds’.
  • child_friendly
  • country_house
  • disabled_facilities
  • dog_friendly
  • garden
  • gourmet
  • spa
  • tennis
  • indoor_pool
  • romantic
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • wi-fi
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Montagu Arms

Montagu Arms - 'Escape to the Country' Special Offer from £179 per room

Beaulieu

‘We had breakfast in the restaurant overlooking the most attractive garden,’ write readers, well pleased with this hotel in a New Forest village on Beaulieu Water.
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • garden
  • wifi
  • conference_meeting
  • gourmet
  • view
  • conference/meeting_friendly
  • wi-fi
  • electric_charging_point
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Titchwell Manor

Titchwell Manor - ‘Dogs Stay For Free’ Special Offer

Brancaster

Far-reaching golden marshland provides a striking backdrop to Margaret and Ian Snaith’s Victorian farmhouse hotel.
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • golf
  • walking
  • bird_watching
  • garden
  • dog_friendly
  • disabled_facilities
  • wifi
  • parking
  • honeymoon
  • seaside
  • view
  • disabled
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • wi-fi
  • baby-friendly
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The Rose & Crown

The Rose & Crown - £199 per room Two Night Early Summer Special Offer

Snettisham

Across from the cricket pitch, Jeannette and Anthony Goodrich’s ‘delightful’ 14th-century whitewashed pub has open fires, low beams, roses round the door.
  • child_friendly
  • golf
  • walking
  • bird_watching
  • garden
  • dog_friendly
  • disabled_facilities
  • wifi
  • parking
  • pub_with_rooms
  • conference_meeting
  • disabled
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • wi-fi
  • seaside
  • baby-friendly
  • pub_with_rooms

More best Christmas hotels in England

Hotels for Christmas in England

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The Lygon Arms
The Lygon Arms, Broadway

In ‘lovely Cotswold stone buildings around a pretty courtyard’, this mostly 16th-century former coaching inn has had a stylish make-over.

  • dog_friendly
  • child_friendly
  • conference/meeting_friendly
  • indoor_pool
  • weddings
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • wi-fi
  • disabled_facilities
  • hot_tub_jacuzzi
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The Millstream
The Millstream, Chichester

‘The enthusiastic welcome immediately made us feel at home again.’

  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • garden
  • fishing
  • disabled_facilities
  • wifi
  • seaside
  • conference_meeting
  • disabled

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Last updated: December 03, 2018