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Amberley Castle

Amberley, England
+44 1798 831992
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This place is unbelievable. The best place I have ever stayed in, with the style and standards... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Lorraine P
Chelmsford, United Kingdom
Wonderful entrance

The "drawbridge" crosses over a well laid garden with a croquet lawn making good use of the old... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Basingstoke, United Kingdom
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Marked by two large turrets and built from warm yellow stone, this picturesque 900-year-old English castle was once owned by Queen Elizabeth I.
  • Excellent67%
  • Very good18%
  • Average8%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible1%
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“tasting menu” (6 reviews)
Amberley, England
+44 1798 831992
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This place is unbelievable. The best place I have ever stayed in, with the style and standards that is far beyond a four star hotel. This should be five star plus. If you are looking for a place to celebrate a special occasion, this is...More

Thank Lorraine P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The "drawbridge" crosses over a well laid garden with a croquet lawn making good use of the old moat. It is a shame that so much of the building was destroyed but the manager of the hotel explain it was to avoid paying taxes so...More

Thank holiday-view23-7-11
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Amberley Castle is the real McCoy, largely ruined, but with a lovely restaurant hall on two floors, some bedrooms, and the most fabulous view over the floodplain of the Arun river, known as Amberley Wild Brooks. Only the railway line gives the game away -...More

Thank Peter V
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We had the most relaxing afternoon, comfy sofas, open fire in an amazing oak panelled room. Stunning place, you feel like a princess. Sandwiches and cakes made beautifully and very tasty, with tea in silver plated pots. I bet its cosy there on a cold...More

Thank Jacksonsinbrighton
Reviewed 5 October 2017

Amberley castle is picturesque and set in beautiful gardens. Having spent our wedding night in the Chichester Room which was absolutely gorgeous we returned to celebrate our 20th wedding anniversary so our expectations were high. Admittedly four children later we could no longer afford or...More

1  Thank amandaht
Reviewed 8 September 2017 via mobile

Visited for the second time , and never fails to disappoint. This was a wedding anniversary treat , and was excellent as soon as we arrived. Room was very good , and food excellent. Staff were very helpful. We are already planning our next visit...More

Thank barrywilliamson95
Reviewed 8 September 2017

We spent new year in the hotel and walked around the ruins and grounds every day. The old buildings have been thoughtfully maintained and we could really appreciate the lovely gardens and landscaping despite the inclement weather. We were allowed to visit one of the...More

Thank glothorn
Reviewed 25 August 2017

I got married at Amberley Castle and have eaten there since. The venue for a wedding is magical, and the food is five star. An absolute national treasure.

Thank KBird4444
Reviewed 21 August 2017 via mobile

Beautiful place. Food stunning and staff very friendly and polite. highly recommend. Can't wait to go again

Thank Emma L
Reviewed 14 August 2017

To celebrate our wedding anniversary, we decided to stay in a castle - what fun! The land on which the castle stands was recorded in the Domesday Book. The current stone building was started in the 1100s and has an illustrious past, including visits by...More

Thank micheleielliott
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9 July 2016|
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Response from Pamela C | Reviewed this property |
Yes, but please give them plenty of notice. Very good is it too. If it's a lovely day you can have your tea outside in the lovely garden where their residant white peacock sometimes wonders around. His name is Bob and... More