Rudloe Hall Hotel
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So we left Cornwall and followed a huge, yellow gibbous moon. Saw the sun rise over Stonehenge. The mist pooled and we wondered - briefly - why were leaving beautiful south-west England.
At Fleet services at 5am, we had a great surpirise as Dawn's dad ( Umpa) was there ...
... and then lived in Bath, writing 6 novels - bath was bombed on 2 nights in 1942 - there was a corset factory in Bath; corsets were worn by men and women - Nelson came to Bath with yellow fever; left cured - origin of men opening doors for ladies...the ladies skirts were so full and voluminous, they physically could not reach out to open a door - Nicholas Cage, Captain Arthur Phillip and the author of ...
Car park cost £51.40 On the M11...A10...A505 (Royston, Baldock)...A1...Hatfield Tunnel...M25 Stopped at the Oxford "Services" -(Starbucks, Burger King etc); we shared a BLT sandwich, mum had coffee and I had an iced frappé = $20 - nothing like having a "captive" audience! There are mobile food and drink vans at road sidings that are on the side of the road ...
... and we met Steve's Mum, Sister, Mary and Daniel at Wells Cathedral for an ice cream. Steve was suitably surprised to see Mary. Charles had struggled today and to his annoyance his bike had developed a rattle, fortunately Steve's sister, being a local, was able to take Him to a local bike shop. The verdict: the wheels are not designed to take the sort of stresses they have been put under. Recommendations: strip down, ...
Up and everyone trying to get ready and packed for cars which arrive at 9.45am. Mary off to work at 7.45am with Tom joining us for a few days. Time for Nick and I to pop down the road for coffee and cash...then away into London traffic to Hertz to collect our hire car. All took time but eventually there and away with Nick driving...a comfy car and roomy for the 5 of us. A slow departure with traffic, but once near Oxford, lovely green pastures with sheep and ...
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Historical Traveler Reviews Rudloe Hall Hotel Corsham
Great place- v romantic
Excellent Hotel. Enjoyed it although we were only there for 12 hours- Very flexible owners who had dinner bought to us (as we have a baby) when we arrived at the hotel late at 10pm, which was delicious incidentally.
Stayed in a room with an outdoor jacuzzi with views over the wiltshire coutryside- very romantic!
Would definitely reccommend the hotel, romantic, peaceful and easy to get in/out of Bath, as we neede to.
We booked the Rudloe Hotel for our annniversary and it far outdid our expectations for a relaxing, romantic break. Sinisa and Sarah are fantastic hosts with absolutely nothing being too much trouble. From the moment we arrived we were made to feel welcome and able to relax completely.
We held our son's naming day at Rudloe Hall, It's recently been taken over by new management. We loved the building and grounds as soon as we saw it. The inside does look a little in need of a spruce up in a couple of places but we loved the eccentric charm it oozed. The thing that impressed us most was
My wife and I have stayed at the hotel both before and after the new management (and Chef!), and though we liked the place before, Sinisa and Sara have made this place so much more friendly, relaxed and less self-involved!
A most wonderful place to stay.
My Wife and I have just had the most wonderful stay at this hotel.
I booked the long weekend as a birthday treat for my wife and I must say everything about the Hotel was fantastic and far exceeded my expectations.
The Staff were exceptionally polite and very professional and the food was superb.
This has been the most relaxing weekend that we can ever remember.
We cannot recommend this hotel highly enough, we stayed in room 6 and the views were fantastic and it was so lovely to awaken to the sound of the birds singing.
We will definitely be returning in the future.
Stuart & Chris H
What A Brilliant Hotel
We have just returned after a brilliant weekend at the wonderful Rudloe Hall Hotel located near to Bath.
It was like stepping back in time to the Victorian era yet had all the comforts plus a lot more than a modern hotel. Nothing was too much trouble for the staff. Their attention to detail and service with a smile at all times made the stay even more enjoyable than we could have imagined.
The room we choose had an outstanding view along the Box Valley towards Bath overlooking beautiful kept gardens.
We highly recommend this hotel to anyone who wants to stay in a hotel with a difference when seeking a romantic weekend away, This was made even more special by the attention each member of staff gives to their guests.
THIS HOTEL REALLY HAS THE WOW FACTOR.
The Rudloe Hall is under new management and the new managers, Sinisa and Sarah, are determined that you will enjoy your stay!! We did, it was a lovely, carefree brithday (Easter) weekend. We stayed 3 nights 1/2 board in the Tower suite and thoroghly enjoyed the room, the service, the food and the grounds and aspect. Rudloe seems to be making EVERY effort to cast off the poor legacy of its previous owners/ managers and is doing so very successfully. As a small, independent hotel, it is perfect in not trying to be all things to all men; with only 12 rooms, you are guaranteed excellent personal service, with nothing being too much trouble. I would thoroughly recommend it to people who have stayed in the past and not enjoyed it (try again now!) and those looking for a romantic and relaxing getaway.
Real country house
We stayed here for a long weekend and had a great time. The hotel is as you find it, quirky yes but comfortable, unfussy and with a good warm welcome that is what you need at the end of a long journey. Have stayed in many hotels up and down the country with many different styles but this one has a charm of its own. Not everything is perfect but the new young management are working hard to make the hotel a haven at any time and they are well on their way we think. Do try it and see what you think, we will go back. M & J Sussex
This hotel exceeded all our expectations. The staff were extremely friendly and helpful. Nothing seem to be a problem, we were over three hours late arriving due to traffic but when we contacted the hotel we were told not to worry and that they would even save us dinner if we arrived after the chef had finished. The hotel was easy to find (no getting lost down country lanes!) and had superb views over the surrounding countryside. As for the room, we stayed in room 7 which has a lovely old four poster bed, inviting open fire and excellent views. If any thing we were expecting a smaller room! The food is to die for especially when served in your room in front of the fire.