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Located in the heart of historic Stratford-upon-Avon, directly opposite the world-renowned Royal Shakespeare Company Theatres, the Arden Hotel has undergone a multi-million pound refurbishment to create an elegant and sophisticated 45-bedroom boutique-style hotel. The transformed Arden Hotel opened its doors in July 2010, and is fast becoming the flagship destination in the redeveloped World Class Stratford, enticing Shakespeare aficionados and theatre-goers from all over the globe.The luxuriously renovated Arden boasts the chic new Waterside Brasserie, a stylish Champagne Bar and spacious suites with beautiful views over the River Avon, providing an inspirational backdrop for your trip, whether for business or pleasure.Set in glorious Warwickshire, the Arden Hotel with its large car park is an ideal base for exploring some of England’s most famous and picturesque countryside, including the charming villages of the Cotswolds, the bountiful Vale of Evesham and the ancient market town of Warwick with its awe-inspiring castle.
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Property amenities
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Room Service
Wheelchair access
Breakfast included
Dry Cleaning
Meeting Rooms
Laundry Service
Banquet Room
Multilingual Staff
Conference Facilities
Non-Smoking Hotel
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Non-Smoking Rooms
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100Great for walkers
Grade: 100 out of 100
118Restaurantswithin 0.25 miles
55Attractionswithin 0.25 miles
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All reviews the river champagne bar monkey puzzle waterside brasserie directly opposite the rsc master room car park rsc theatre lovely hotel pre theatre perfect location fresh milk in the fridge royal shakespeare company superior room large bathroom one way system walk in shower
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Reviewed today

I have stayed here a few times over a period of 20 years or so and enjoyed my stay every time. The hotel is in a prime location just across the road from the RSC theatre and within easy walking distance of the centre of...More

Date of stay: December 2018
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Reviewed 4 days ago

There is only 2 things I can say that is positive about this hotel and that is that some staff were lovely and were working hard,( the restaurant staff at breakfast.) and the location. That's where it stops. This hotel is part of the Small...More

Date of stay: December 2018
1  Thank Sunrayshadow
Response from gmardenhotel, Front Office Manager at The Arden HotelResponded today

Dear Sunrayshadow, thank you for your review. Please be assured that we take all feedback very seriously and can only apologise for the shortcomings you experienced during your stay. All of your concerns have been addressed with the relevant departments. The General Manager emailed you...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Beautiful Hotel, Excellent Location & Service. Room was well turned out, large, clean and to a high standard. Food was tasty and staff were friendly and polite. Also large car park to rear. Would 100% reccomend when visiting Stratford.

Date of stay: December 2018
1  Thank Metropolitan_Man
Response from gmardenhotel, Front Office Manager at The Arden HotelResponded 1 week ago

Dear Metropolitan_Man, Thank you so much for the kind review, really glad you enjoyed your stay. We look forward to welcoming you back soon.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My boyfriend treated me to a fantastic Sunday lunch here. He had a succulent fillet of beef and I had slow cooked breast of turkey and a leg of turkey croquet. A delight. Very attentive service. Situated next to the River Avon a post-dinner walk...More

Date of stay: December 2018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed a few days and was really pleased with this hotel, it’s room, location and restaurant. Staff were amazing & very helpful. Free car park for residents. Located by the theatre and close to shops and many restaurants what more could you want. It will...More

Date of stay: December 2018
1  Thank centre-of-the-line
Response from gmardenhotel, Front Office Manager at The Arden HotelResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you centre-of-the-line for such a positive review. It is really encouraging to hear that you enjoyed your stay, in particular the breakfast! We look forward to welcoming you back.

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December 24, 2017|
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Response from gmardenhotel | Property representative |
Dear Louise3928, thank you for your enquiry. It mainly depends on how you've booked your room, please contact the hotel directly on 01789 298 682 to discuss in further. Regards Simona Kralova Rooms Divisions Manager
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Response from gmardenhotel | Property representative |
Dear Pjg99, we have a spacious car park at the back of The Hotel, complimentary for our guests. Car park is covered by CCTV however The Hotel takes no responsibility for any damages to cars, I can say that we have never... More
Room Tips
"Avoid the garden"
Sep 18, 2018
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"ask for a room with a view at the front"
Sep 10, 2018
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"We stayed in 'Spruce'. Seemed very quiet after 11pm (saturday evening), so had a great nights sleep!"
Sep 9, 2018
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"Travel light, no baggage get the room B&B which is good but don't eat in the restaurant"
Sep 9, 2018
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$106 - $263 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
United KingdomEnglandStratford-upon-Avon
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