lift, sitting room, bar, restaurant, free Wi-Fi, in-room TV, access to nearby health club/spa, only restaurant suitable for disabled.
all ages welcomed.
small dogs allowed, on request.
all major cards.
 room only £280–£425. Continental breakfast £16, cooked breakfast £19.50. À la carte £55 (plus 12½% discretionary service charge).
Good Hotel Guide Review
‘Old-fashioned hospitality and exceptional cuisine’ come together at this ‘intimate’ luxury hotel. ‘The team cultivates a strong relationship with each and every guest,’ writes a Guide reader, himself no mean hotelier, in 2016. Launched by Scotsman David Levin 45 years ago on a quiet back street, it is now owned by Richard Chiu of Warwick Hotels and Resorts. But Kate Levin (David’s daughter) continues as general manager. Mount the stone steps and enter the flower- and painting-filled lobby to be greeted by one of the professional, long-standing staff. Head concierge Clive Smith, who has been here 25 years, has plenty of local information to share. From single rooms to spacious suites, each bedroom is elegantly styled with a mix of antique and modern English furnishings; all have a customisable minibar, and oversized bathrobes in a marble bathroom. At dinner, book a table in ‘talented’ chef Nathan Outlaw’s Michelin-starred restaurant, where the menu specialises in ‘exceptional’ seafood, perhaps hake, mussels, cider and clotted cream sauce. Fancy a more informal meal? Pop into the bar, or sister hotel The Levin, next door (see entry). (Neil Kedward). This hotel is a member of Pride of Britain hotels.
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Weekend special offer
Special rates are available on Friday, Saturday and Sunday”s with a minimum condition of a two night minimum stay. Includes: full English breakfast, Sunday afternoon tea for two, late checkout for Sunday departures. Doubles from £295 per night. To benefit from this offer, please mention The Good Hotel Guide when booking.