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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 11 hotels in Winchester
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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    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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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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24 reviews 24 reviews
15 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We recently held our annual company meeting at the hotel and could not fault it. A beautiful hotel in a stunning setting! The events team were fantastic and every staff member that we came into contact with were polite, courteous, and very helpful. The meeting facilities are perfect, the grounds amazing, and the kitchen garden was a fantastic way to... More

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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We discovered this wonderful hotel last year, on our last day of vacation, and, this year, we wanted to stay more days. All the last year impressions became true. Lainston House it´s a superb hotel with a very professional team led by their general manager Antonio Lopez Bustos. If you are looking for discovering the calm and beauty of England... More

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

Dear J K, Thank you for taking the time to review your latest visit to Lainston. We are always delighted to see our guest returning and becoming ambassadors of Exclusive Hotels. I will be delighted to share your comments with the rest of the team, they are indeed the people that make Lainston extra special. I look forward to welcoming... More

Epsom, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Stayed here last week due to my boyfriend graduation from southampton the following morning. Was a treat from his parents and what a treat it was. Not somewhere we would typically stay (we usual go for modern or boutique style hotels) but it really opened our eyes to how amazing traditional style hotels can be. We arrived around 8pm in... More

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

Dear AGL_1992, Thank you for taking the time to review Lainston House and congratulations to your boyfriend on his Graduation. I will be delighted to shared your feedback with the team, specially to the concierge, for making your welcome memorable. It sounds like you enjoyed one of our Junior Suites, although, not Pine (it is not one the Four poster... More

Northamptonshire,UK
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21 reviews 21 reviews
16 hotel reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My second stay at this lovely hotel, this time I stayed on a Sunday afternoon & evening ready for a meeting in winchester Monday morning. Room was ready on arrival luggage was taken to the room for me so I could relax in the grounds. It's a very popular hotel for afternoon tea which is reasonable priced as is the... More

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

Dear Pippa00 Thank you for your taking the time to review Lainston Following your recent experience. I am delighted to hear that you were able to enjoy afternoon tea and our Terrace menu - very popular on this fantastic weather. The Avenue Restaurant menu, our fine dining option, demonstrates not only our food ethos and the produce from our kitchen... More

London, United Kingdom
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22 reviews 22 reviews
12 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have reviewed Lainston before, from a business trip perspective (having stayed here 3 nights a week for a year). This time it is from a couples weekend away perspective. Myself and my boyfriend spent our special anniversary here in June '14. I cannot fault a single thing. From Sarah Phillips (Reservation manager) helping to select the perfect room for... More

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

Dear Sara W, Thank you, once more, for the great review of Lainston - I will be delighted to share your comments with the rest of the team. Great pictures of Hornbeam and the outstanding weather of late - We are indeed enjoying a wonderful start of the summer. Looking forward to your next visit. Antonio Lopez-Bustos General Manager More

glasgow
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5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Superb friendly greeting at reception , well received which was needed after a long haul to get to the hotel. A welcoming oasis. Valet parking a nice touch . Although I was there only for one evening for a business meeting the next day. My experience was such that I have recommended the hotel to all my colleagues. The bar... More

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

Dear longtrainglasgow, Thank you for your review of Lainston, we are very thankful for your endorsement and look forward to welcoming you and your colleagues and friends in the near future. Antonio Lopez-Bustos General Manager More

Ordino, Andorra
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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is the email I sent to the hotel after our recent stay, and I was very pleased to receive an almost immediate reply from the General Manager which was both informative and constructive: The good news is that the building is wonderful, the extensive grounds are delightful and the staff are friendly and helpful, if not desperately efficient. Wifi... More

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

Dear PeterSSmith, Thank you for your feedback regarding your recent stay at Lainston House and for taking the time to contact me directly. We take all guest feedback as an opportunity to continue to work towards exceeding all your expectations in future visits. I was delighted to hear that you found the hotel and grounds enjoyable with the added comforts... More

marazion
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51 reviews 51 reviews
23 hotel reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Wow!!! This was a place I felt absolutely at home….because that is exactly how the staff make you feel but with total discretion and just the right balance of service and congeniality! On the edge of Winchester the location is great. The grand entrance leads to the grand drive with leads to the grand forecourt where you find the grand... More

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

Dear jsb1961, Thank you for your detailed review of your recent stay at Lainston. Wow is the type of word we want to hear from our guests and I am delighted to see that the team's service combined with the location and food made your visit one to remember! Begonia is one of our Junior Suites, which are on average... More

Berkshire, Reading
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40 reviews 40 reviews
23 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed at Lainston House in June, to celebrate our anniversary. Our experience of their sister property, South Lodge, had set our expectations high, and we were not to be disappointed by this property. From the greeting by Reception, through to our departure, any contact with the hotel's team was professional and friendly. The property itself is wonderful with beautiful... More

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

Dear MyraUK, Thank you for your review of your anniversary visit to Lainston House. At Exclusive Hotels & Venues we are delighted to welcome back guests that like yourselves have been to a different location and experience what we are continuously working to deliver. Your review title is a perfect summary. I will be really pleased to pass your feedback... More

London, United Kingdom
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28 reviews 28 reviews
6 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We arrived here at nearly ten at night, the village was so tiny and quaint but the entrance from the gate leading up to the main building is stunning greenery and the building itself is beautifully preserved. Stunning and classic English country manor house and the staff were so delightfully helpful. Shame we could only stay for one night. A... More

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

Dear dragon2x, Thank you for posting your comments about your recent experience. I am delighted to see that you enjoyed the hotel and its wonderful location./ The tranquil quietness of the countryside just 2 miles outside the medieval city of Winchester does mean that our guests can enjoy and relax but still be active and do some exploring in the... 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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Amenities

Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Suites Wheelchair access
Hotel Style
#2 Romantic Hotel in Winchester #2 Luxury Hotel in Winchester #3 Business Hotel in Winchester
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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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