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“Garden of Eden in the Costwolds”

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Whatley Manor Hotel & Spa
Ranked #1 of 2 Hotels in Malmesbury
Certificate of Excellence
Johannesburg, South Africa
Level 5 Contributor
73 reviews
21 hotel reviews
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“Garden of Eden in the Costwolds”
Reviewed 12 July 2014

Our only regret about staying at Whatley Manor is that we did not have more time to explore the gardens and relax at the spa. We chose this as our base for activities in the Costwolds which meant that we spent most of our time away from the hotel. That said, some of these activities were recommended by Whatley Manor - clay pigeon shooting, hot air balloon trip - and were highlights of our trip. Whatley Manor is beautiful - the staff are friendly and attentive with personal service; the spa is fabulous, with amenities open to guests even if you have not booked a treatment. While the manor itself is quintessentially English, there are many European touches that are evident (a legacy no doubt of its Swiss owners). we will most certainly return.

  • Stayed June 2014, travelled with family
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Thank Charmane R
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Whatley_Manor, Manager at Whatley Manor Hotel & Spa, responded to this review, 20 July 2014
Dear Charmane R, Thank you for your feedback on Trip Advisor. It sounds like you made the most of your stay in the Cotswolds with the activities that you arranged. I am pleased that you liked our setting and you found our staff to be friendly and attentive. On your next stay here I would definitely recommend booking some spa treatments in Aquarias Spa and making use of the spa facilities. You also mentioned you wanted to explore our gardens a bit more. We provide our guests with a map which takes you around the 26 different areas. We hope to see you again on your return visit to Wiltshire. Kind regards Gurval Durand, general manager and the Whatley Manor team.
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Bristol, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 July 2014 via mobile

Stayed here with my mum and 'fuzzy peg' in May and had a super time. It's great to find a dog friendly hotel that embrace our canine friends and provide treats and suggestions for good dog walks. Unfortunately the humans didn't have time to use all the facilities,such as the spa, as we were too busy dog walking and taking in the beautiful gardens! The gardens are worth taking a detour for as they are spectacular and well maintained...

Stayed July 2014
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Whatley_Manor, Manager at Whatley Manor Hotel & Spa, responded to this review, 20 July 2014
Dear Mandela10, I was pleased to hear that you rated our dog friendly amenities so highly. It is always good to read feedback on our gardens too. Thank you for taking the time to post your feedback on Trip Advisor. We hope to welcome you back to make use of Spa Aquarias in the near future. Kind regards Gurval Durand, general manager
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Montreal, Canada
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156 reviews
27 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 July 2014

We stayed at the Whatley Manor in our last trip to the UK. It was a great experience from the moment you arrive. The grounds are beautiful, the service friendly and helpful; all what you can wish for. We did no use the spa facilities, but the other couple did, and though, they've been there before, they enjoyed it as usual. We had a lovely afternoon tea experience outside and at night we went for a wonderful dinner at the restaurant.
All in all, wonderful experience in the English countryside.

  • Stayed June 2014, travelled with friends
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Thank Tony and Javier P
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Whatley_Manor, Manager at Whatley Manor Hotel & Spa, responded to this review, 11 July 2014
Dear Tony and Javier P, Thank you for taking the time to publish your feedback on Trip Advisor. It’s great to hear how much your enjoyed your experience from the moment you arrived. My team will also be pleased that you appreciated our setting, service and food in our restaurant. Hopefully on your next visit to the Cotswolds you will return and try Aquarias Spa. We hope to see you again. Kind regards Gurval Durand, general manager and the Whatley Manor team.
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 June 2014

We have just been for a weekend for our anniversary, this a fantastic Hotel and resturant. Perfect attentive staff, brilliant spa and we could not have wished for a better stay. We will look forward to a return visit. I would recommend whatley manor to all.

  • Stayed June 2014, travelled as a couple
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Whatley_Manor, Manager at Whatley Manor Hotel & Spa, responded to this review, 4 July 2014
Dear Spoonman80, Thank you for choosing Whatley Manor for your special celebration. It’s great to read that you will recommend us having experienced Whatley Manor for yourself. We are looking forward to welcoming you back. Kind regards, Gurval Durand, general manager and the Whatley Manor team
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18 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 June 2014 via mobile

We had another perfect time at whatley manor as always .. leave feeling fresh and relaxed services is fabulous, food amazing settings are beautiful the perfect getaway to de stress for everyday life !!

Stayed June 2014, travelled as a couple
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Whatley_Manor, Manager at Whatley Manor Hotel & Spa, responded to this review, 27 June 2014
Dear sands83, Thank you for feedback on Trip Advisor on both occasions. I am pleased to hear that you felt relaxed after your stay and we look forward to seeing you again on your next visit. Kind regards Gurval Durand, general manager and the Whatley Manor team
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Grand Cayman
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73 reviews
22 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 June 2014

From the moment of check in we realized we had found a true gem of a hotel.This country manor hotel is quite simply exceptional. A gorgeous hotel located on beautiful grounds with a relatively few number of rooms. The staff, without any exceptions, were friendly, helpful, professional & courteous. They simply could not have been of more help.Our room was large with beautiful views. Both restaurants, including the Dining Room, the 2 Michelin starred restaurant, were excellent.The Spa was very good.
We very much liked the informal atmosphere of the hotel - jackets / ties not required & very few tiresome rules/ regulations. This is a very comfortable and unique hotel with truly amazing rooms,gardens and staff. Frankly, I have tried to find just one fault but have failed. Thank you
Whatley Manor, we will be back.

  • Stayed June 2014, travelled as a couple
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1 Thank Wayne_Cowan
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Whatley_Manor, Manager at Whatley Manor Hotel & Spa, responded to this review, 27 June 2014
Dear Wayne_Cowan, It’s great to read your feedback and it’s always nice for us to know that we have given a guest something special. I am glad to hear that you liked your room and dining in our restaurants. It sounds like you really made the most of your stay with us. We look forward to welcoming you back. Kind regards Gurval Durand, general manager and the Whatley Manor team
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5 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 June 2014 via mobile

Visited whatley for my birthday for the 3rd year , absolutely love this place , beautiful grounds , fabulous service and the spa is exceptionally good with the outdoor pool area :) we will definitely return in the winter for another treat and relaxation !!

Stayed June 2014, travelled as a couple
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Thank Sarah G B
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Whatley_Manor, Manager at Whatley Manor Hotel & Spa, responded to this review, 27 June 2014
Dear Sarah G B, Thank you for your post on Trip Advisor and your loyalty to Whatley Manor. We are pleased that you enjoyed your recent stay and relaxing in Aquarias spa with its outdoor pool area. Your comments mean a lot to the team and we look forward to seeing you on your next visit. Kind regards Gurval Durand, general manager and the Whatley Manor Team.
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Property: Whatley Manor Hotel & Spa
Address: Easton Grey, Malmesbury SN16 0PH, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Cotswolds > Malmesbury
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Centre with Internet Access Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Suites Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 2 Hotels in Malmesbury
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): £££
Hotel Class:5 star — Whatley Manor Hotel & Spa 5*
Number of rooms: 23
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Cotswolds Country Manor House Hotel with 15 Room and 8 Suites. Set in 12 acres of charming English country gardens. Two dining experiences including the Michelin two-starred restaurant The Dining Room and Le Mazot, the casual brasserie. The sumptous Aquarias Spa restores mind and body to a new harmony. Take up residence in the private cinema to watch your favourite film. ... more   less 
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