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“First class rooms and friendly hosts”
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Detmore House
Ranked #29 of 68 Cheltenham B&B and Inns
Horley
1 review
“First class rooms and friendly hosts”
Reviewed 21 March 2011

I was expecting an overpriced country house with little character and could not be more wrong. Fantastic peaceful grounds, an amazing room with elegant en-suite, perfect hosts, and a brilliant breakfast too.

  • Stayed December 2010, travelled with friends
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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 1 November 2010

I am tempted to keep this place a secret but have decided to share our very postive experience. I was late finding a place for Sat night during the busy Cheltenham Literary Festival and initially wanted to stay in the thick of it in the town centre. Detmore House is barely 3 miles out, is easy to find with their website's directions and turned out to be simply perfect. In fact one of the best stays we've ever had - and we're well travelled. We stayed in the Oak room which has a fabulous view across open countryside. Better still was the peace and tranquil location as the property is set back, higher up from the main road via a long drive. The house underwent a full refurb around a year ago but you would think it was yesterday - everything pristine and clean - with a superb, seemingly brand new, high quality super king bed, crisp cotton bedding, masses of space, high ceilings and a large ensuite - no expense spared with fittings. Truly a 'Boutique' experience with a breakfast to match, with locally sourced food, served downstairs in the elegant hall with fellow guests. Our hosts were simply charming and clearly have fine taste in decor and standards. A quintessentially English experience of the very best!

  • Stayed October 2010, travelled as a couple
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Lancs
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Reviewed 12 April 2010

We stayed at Detmore last year. In terms of location, it's perfectly placed for visiting the Cotwolds and sits just on the edge of Cheltenham so handy for shopping in town or the races.

The service was friendly, excellent and couldn't be faulted and this standard was echoed in the facilities. The building itself is absolutely lovely and situated within beautiful grounds. The rooms were finished to a standard which genuinely surprised us - comfortable, spotless and spacious.

We'll certainly stay again if we're in the area and would be happy to recommend Detmore to anyone.

  • Stayed April 2009, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 7 November 2009

Detmore House in Cheltenham - room was spacious, grand, comfortable & quiet. Breakfast was fantastic, served in a stately room with everything you need. It is located in a countryside area on the edge of Cheltenham. Visit nearby Bath - you will need the whole day, get on the open bus tour & save your legs, lots of tourist attractions, cafe's shopping [Jane Austin country] a wonderful place. Also spend a whole day in Stratford upon Avon home of Shakespere - again take an open bus tour as you learn so much more about the history & area. Whatever you do dont miss the village of Burford a quaint village with fab shopping and the historic town of Cirencester which has the Ann Bolyn [wife of Henry 8th ] Cup in the church. The Cotswold area is the best. I want to live there.

  • Stayed September 2009, travelled as a couple
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Property: Detmore House
Address: Detmore House London Road | Charlton Kings, Cheltenham GL52 6UT, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Cotswolds > Cheltenham
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Ranked #29 of 68 B&Bs / Inns in Cheltenham
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): ££
Hotel Class:5 star — Detmore House 5*
Number of rooms: 5
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