16, 5 in Old Coach House, 3 on ground floor in courtyard.
bar, restaurant, free Wi-Fi, in-room smart TV (Freeview), civil wedding licence, 1-acre garden.
all ages welcomed.
allowed in some bedrooms, not in food service areas.
Amex, MasterCard, Visa.
per room B&B single from £95, double from £145, D,B&B single from £125, double from £205. À la carte £29.
Good Hotel Guide Review
A Victorian inn, originally built to house architects and craftsmen constructing nearby Waddesdon Manor, is now a ‘comfortable’ hotel run by the Rothschild family trust and the National Trust. Hotel guests receive complimentary entry to the manor house. The half-timbered, ornately patterned Grade II listed building retains wrought ironwork and Elizabethan chimneys; recent refurbishment has resulted in pleasing bedrooms with contemporary natural hues, some with original timbers. Light sleepers may hear traffic noise from the ‘busy’ road (some guests report barely noticing it). The ‘spruced-up’ restaurant produces ‘excellent, flavoursome cooking’, perhaps plaice, cauliflower, raisins, cauliflower carpaccio, cumin oil, alongside wines from the family’s vineyard. Breakfast choices include oak-smoked salmon, grilled kippers, a three-egg omelette.