cocktail lounge, private dining room, games room, free Wi-Fi, in-room TV.
all ages welcomed.
Amex, MasterCard, Visa.
 room £234–£522. Continental breakfast Mon–Fri £15.50; cooked breakfast delivered by room service Sat, Sun, £10.50.
Good Hotel Guide Review
‘We’ve been raving about it to everyone!’ A Guide reader this year extolled this ‘brilliantly quirky hotel’ in a Georgian town house across the cobbled square from the original Zetter (see previous entry). The owners conceived of the place as the imaginary home of an eccentric Great Aunt Wilhelmina: the walls are crowded with paintings; a fire crackles in the hearth of her parlour crammed with winged and button-back armchairs, knick-knacks and oddities. Throughout, ‘the staff are wonderful’. Bedrooms have surprises among their antique furnishings, but most welcome are the homely comforts supplied: ground coffee, novels, fluffy robes, good toiletries. From aperitif o’clock, join locals for creative cocktails mixed with home-made cordials and infusions in the apothecary-inspired bar. A menu of superior snacks devised by chef Bruno Loubet (potted smoked mackerel and pickled cucumber, say, or parsnip crisps) may be taken here or ordered for room service at any time. For dinner, there are many popular restaurants on the doorstep. ‘We’d go back in a heartbeat.’ (Peter MacRobert