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Lainston House Hotel

5.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Woodman Lane | Sparsholt, Winchester S021 2LT, England
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Ranked #2 of 12 hotels in Winchester
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 5 days ago
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Suffolk, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

WOW, What a place! On arrival we had been upgraded to a beautiful suite. I think this was due to a wedding in the grounds and the disco was on till midnight, prehaps they were keeping us sweet due to the noise?!?! Either way, i heard minimal noise with the windows open so no problem to me. The dinner menu... More

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Guildford, United Kingdom
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We have stayed at LAINSTON on a number of occasions before and have always enjoyed our trip. We entertained a number of friends there for one of our wedding anniversary's We decided to go again , what a change. The reception staff were less than welcoming When we arrived in our room there was no directory telling us what was... More

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Midlands
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113 reviews 113 reviews
23 hotel reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had booked in for afternoon tea. It appeared to be a well oiled machine, but that's what it felt like, part of a production process and at £35 per person for afternoon tea, expectations were higher. Lovely location and staff livery very effective. Service was lacking - tea very good.

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were here today for a pre-booked afternoon tea to celebrate a baby shower. We had booked a private room and notified the staff at ten to three that all our guests had arrived. A waiter took our order and said "so that's tea for seven" and we had to point out that there were eight of us sat around... More

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Littlehampton, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful hotel in an idyllic setting. The staff were courteous, helpful and engaging. The food was excellent - we ate al la carte in the restaurant, full breakfast (which wasn't s extensive or well stocked as other 5* hotels we've visited) and experienced a large sit down wedding breakfast (in the afternoon) which was better than average and very well... More

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Andover, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The place was very grand, excellent service Choices for the lunch menu were limited, pricey but the quality of food was top notch. Noticed evening meal had more variety. We were able to eat on the terrace overlooking the gardens. Service was prompt

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Chester, United Kingdom
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22 reviews 22 reviews
4 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed here on our way to Southampton cruise terminal having previously stayed in Southampton. This is not a cheap hotel but offers classic country house features. Nice grounds, traditional service and an excellent restaurant. The rooms are very individual and quite impressive. We have stayed here twice this year and on both occasions there has been a wedding taking... More

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ALopez-Bustos, General Manager at Lainston House Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Dave_J_W2013, Thank you for posting a review of your latest experience at Lainston House. We are delighted to hear that you had a very enjoyable time on both your recent stays and that the hotel, the team's service and the food were all highlights of your stay. We look forward to seeing you back soon, whether on the way... More

London, United Kingdom
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79 reviews 79 reviews
10 hotel reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I enjoyed a fabulous Saturday night stay at Lainston House Hotel. The hotel is beautiful and the room we stayed in had a fantastic view down the lime tree lined avenue. The bedroom was very comfortable, spacious and had lots of little luxuries. The staff were friendly and helpful. I would recommend a drink on the Terrace to enjoy the... More

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ALopez-Bustos, General Manager at Lainston House Hotel, responded to this review

Dear CMaryL, Thank you for your wonderful review of Lainston House. I am pleased to see that the accommodation, the team's attention to detail, the setting and the food were all part of a very enjoyable weekend break. I'll be delighted to share your comments with the rest of the team and look forward to welcoming you back in the... More

Winchester, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a fantastic day was had last Friday at our wedding at Lainston House. The setting is stunning and thankfully the sun shone all day. Abi Richards and the team helping to arrange our special day were fantastic and couldn't have done anything more to ensure that our day was one to remember. Our suite was breathtaking and a lovely... More

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ALopez-Bustos, General Manager at Lainston House Hotel, responded to this review

Dear gill_rhodes, Thank you for your review and congratulations on your wedding - It was indeed a day to remember. I am delighted to hear that the team played a role on the success of your special day and I'll be delighted to share your comments with all, specially Abi who as you mention on your feedback. We look forward... More

Sitges, Spain
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262 reviews 262 reviews
67 hotel reviews
168 helpful votes 168 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We only wanted an overnight stay to follow dinner in The Avenue. We only booked a standard guest room but were blown away by the size of the room, quality of furnishings and fittings in the bathroom. As soon as we arrived we felt special. Everyone working there had a smile, was very pleasant and made us feel very welcome.... More

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ALopez-Bustos, General Manager at Lainston House Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Steve B, Thank you for your wonderful review of Lainston House. I am really pleased to hear that the accommodation, in your words, outstanding and that you enjoyed the added little comforts that we add to our rooms. I am indeed most proud of our team here and I am delighted to see that their service and attitude was... More

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Address: Woodman Lane | Sparsholt, Winchester S021 2LT, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Hampshire > Winchester
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:5 star — Lainston House Hotel 5*
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Drive through the gates of Lainston House, up the winding drive, you will enter a world where historic charm and contemporary elegance blend seamlessly. This charming 17th Century country house is a luxurious hotel, encapsulated in 63 acres of Hampshire parkland. A peaceful drawing room, sumptuous individually designed bedrooms and food created with passion. Minutes away from the historic city of Winchester and only a short drive from Salisbury, Stonehenge and the New Forest. ... more   less 
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