We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Want the lowest hotel prices? You're in the right place. We check 200+ sites for you.

The Porch House

Show Prices
Certificate of Excellence
Book on TripAdvisor
Trusted partner. We work with to make your booking as easy as possible.
Secure payments. We use industry-leading practices to keep your information secure.
Enter dates for best prices
powered by PriceFinder
Check In Check Out
1 room 2 adults 0 children
Book on
or compare prices from up to 200 sites including:
Professional photos
The Porch House
View Map
{"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel_streamline","template":"ibex_photo_carousel_streamline__widget","dust":{},"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel_streamline","moduleList":["handlers"],"js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"}},"scriptFlags":null,"containerClass":null}
Add Photo Write a Review

405 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
Language
Showing 405: English reviews
Bosham, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed yesterday NEWvia mobile

We have just returned from two nights away at this charming Inn. Perfect location on the high street. Parking could be tricky at busy times but we managed to get one of the four spaces at the back of the hotel and on the street at no charge the second night. The Inn has been sympathetically and tasting renovated and...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Rizzit
East Midlands, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

The Porch House hotel is in a good central location within Stow. It is very old and looks impressive from the outside. The car parking was two spaces, we were lucky and got one. Our bedroom was out of the main house, size was small, very little room, no drawer space, small bathroom with miniscule sink. The cold tap ran...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank sandyP7160SG
Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Chose to dine here on the recommendation of our hotel, and was not disappointed. The pub has been beautifully and tastefully renovated, and the food is generally very good. Portions are very substantial and represent pretty value in the present market. The only slight down side is that one of my ox cheeks was a little on the tough side,...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank johnny2hats
Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

Booked a table for 8 people for Sunday lunch in the conservatory for our parents' 51st wedding anniversary. Upon arrival we had been placed in another part of the premises. Food was very average ( more fat on the beef than meat ), everything Luke warm. Asked for more gravy which arrived in one of the smallest jugs we'd ever...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Mick W
Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

This was our first visit to Stow on the wold, and we spent time reading reviews to get the right place. This was most definitely it! Full of character, lots of little nooks and crannies and different areas of the bar to sit, including a snug and a restaurant. Each had a roaring log fire. On arrival, parking was a...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Nikki A
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Really nice dinner in a beautiful pub. We've had ox ckeeks and partridge and it was absolutely delicious. The sticky toffee pudding was excellent as well. Everything is really at an affordable price. Would definitely recommend this place.

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Laurent B
Chipping Norton
Reviewed 1 week ago

Excited to be coming back this Thursday for my niece's birthday. Been here to eat twice before and it has always been superb, staff very helpful and nothing too much trouble, my latest favourite local place to eat!

 Report
Helpful?
Thank cuddlybere
Nottingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were staying with our 2 year old and called ahead a week before to see if there was a bath in the room for her. The gentleman on the phone said 'yes' and that we were in room 3, however this must not have been on the system as we were put into room 2 without a bath on...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Peter B
Zurich, Switzerland
Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely old pub, friendly staff with a good selection of food. Some old ales on tap although they had unfortunately run out of most when I visited. We only shared a Ploughman's but it was delicious and well presented.

 Report
Helpful?
Thank IntrepidReiser
Nottingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I booked this great pub for a weekend away for my wife's birthday. We stayed the one night. There was a little confusion of the room booking. I'm sure I'd booked the superior room but they had us down for a standard, however we were given room 2 (a superior) with no fuss at at all. The room was lovely....

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Jamesnotts
Questions? Get answers from hotel staff and past guests. Ask a question

136 photos of this hotel

Traveler photos: See what travelers like you saw

Viewed
All Traveler Photos (126)
Viewed
Room/Suite (29)
Viewed
View from Room (7)
Viewed
Hotel & Grounds (14)
Viewed
Dining (13)
Viewed
Bathroom (7)
Viewed
Other (56)

Management photos: Courtesy of the property manager

Viewed
All Management Photos (10)
Viewed
Room/Suite (1)
Viewed
Other (9)
Check In Check Out
Hotels you might also like...
Also consider these accommodations in or near Stow-on-the-Wold
0.0 mi away
Sheep on Sheep Street
Sheep on Sheep Street
#5 of 8 in Stow-on-the-Wold
121 reviews
0.1 mi away
The Old Stocks Inn
The Old Stocks Inn
#1 of 8 in Stow-on-the-Wold
262 reviews
0.9 mi away
Number Four at Stow and Cutler's Restaurant
Number Four at Stow and Cutler's...
#2 of 8 in Stow-on-the-Wold
927 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices
2.1 mi away
Wyck Hill House Hotel & Spa
Wyck Hill House Hotel & Spa
#3 of 8 in Stow-on-the-Wold
1,312 reviews
2.6 mi away
The Slaughters Country Inn
The Slaughters Country Inn
#1 of 2 in Lower Slaughter
1,006 reviews
8.8 mi away
Cotswold House Hotel & Spa
Cotswold House Hotel & Spa
#2 of 3 in Chipping Campden
953 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices
Questions? Get answers from hotel staff and past guests. Ask a question

Amenities

Highlights
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Things to do
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Public House. Dining. Luxury rooms. Steeped in history, The Porch House is thought to be the oldest inn in England, with parts of the building dating back to 947 AD. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Porch House

Address: Digbeth Street, Stow-on-the-Wold GL54 1BN, England (Formerly The Royalist Hotel)
Location: United Kingdom > England > Cotswolds > Stow-on-the-Wold
Price Range: $98 - $193 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — The Porch House 5*
Number of rooms: 13
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Booking.com, Hotels.com, Travelocity, LateRooms, Hotel.de and Priceline so you can book your The Porch House reservations with confidence. We help millions of travelers each month to find the perfect hotel for both vacation and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
Also Known As:
The Porch House Stow-On-The-Wold, Cotswolds
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.
Claim Your Listing

Questions & Answers

Here's what travelers have asked, with answers from The Porch House staff and other travelers.
5 questions
Ask a question

See all questions (5)

Questions? Get answers from The Porch House staff and past guests.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

See which rooms travelers prefer

“5 has limited bathroom headroom, but still a very nice room”
 of 5 bubbles AnneNap33, 3 weeks ago | Read review
“Room 9 is a good size.”
 of 5 bubbles JuneG282, Dec 14, 2016 | Read review
“Room 2 bathroom is very small and shower pressure wasn't great when i went.”
 of 5 bubbles 925joannaw, Dec 13, 2016 | Read review
“Opt for a feature room, as the space is great. Largest room we've ever stayed in.”
 of 5 bubbles redloveworld, Dec 12, 2016 | Read review
“If you can spring for the featured or bigger rooms - the standard rooms are a bit tight”
 of 5 bubbles AlexandriaGrandDad, Nov 21, 2016 | Read review
5 of 5
Questions? Get answers from hotel staff and past guests. Ask a question
Enter dates for best prices
Check In Check Out
Price Your Stay