The Stratford, A QHotel

Address: Arden Street, Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire, England, CV37 6QQ, United Kingdom | 3 star hotel
 
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This 3 star hotel, located on Arden Street, Stratford-upon-Avon, is near Shakespeare's Birthplace, Mary Arden's House, The Shakespeare Express, and Stratford Town Hall.
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      Historical Traveler Reviews The Stratford, A QHotel Stratford-upon-Avon

      Great food

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      Although the rooms are a bit dated, they are clean. The staff were amazing and the food in the restaurant was great. Location was good also and there was plently of secured parking. Quite a cosy hotel. We were supposed to be meeting friends there and as they were ill, they did not make it. The hotel not only allowed our freinds to cancel without incurring any late cancellation fee, they also allowed us to cancel our final night there. I would say this hotel is good value for money.

      Wonderful hotel

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      We stayed at the Straford Victoria in October for a long weekend break.

      This Hotel is excellent, we had very large rooms, the staff were first class, with a lovely atmosphere of warmth.

      The food in the restaurant was very good and very reasonable. The position is very central and with easy distance of everywhere.

      There are many wonderful eating places, but everywhere gets very booked up, so try to reserve in advance.

      Stratford generally is quite expensive, but you expect that at such a wonderful tourist resort.

      The wonderful Tudor homes are exquisite with Halls Croft, our favourite.

      Warwick castle is also a must.

      Fantastic!

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      We came to this hotel after leaving the horrendous Holiday Inn Express in Bath (don't go there!) and were so relieved to be here. I felt like I could finally relax. Our room was HUGE, which was important with 3 small kids. The lawn in front of the hotel was a wonderful play place for the kids. Breakfast in the dining room was crowded, and the food was on par for the other 12 places we stayed during our 5 week journey. It was easy walking distance to the sights and tour busses - maybe 10 minutes walk. We loved it!

      Great character

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      Stay at the Stratford Victoria for its central location in the town, we found loads to do there. It has a lot more character than most modern hotels and we liked the bedroom's comfortable bed.

      Dinner is the restaurant was very pleasant, with the staff very friendly and made us feel welcome. We'd definitely stay there again.

      Nice Hotel

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      I stayed at the Victoria overnight on business. Nice hotel, no complaints and would stay again.

      Good hotel in central location

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      We stayed at this hotel on a Friday and Saturday night at the end of October 2004. We are a couple with two children (ages 9 and 5). We stayed on a half board basis and paid in advance a half board supplement for the children. If you plan to eat dinner at the hotel this is much better value.

      We choose the hotel because it was in the centre of Statford and offered a family room that could accommodate two children.

      Parking at the hotel is excellent with very visible CCTV cameras. Check-in was efficient and the room was very clean and spacious. The bathroom was clean but cramped. Dark décor with framed tapestries in the room could be considered gloomy by some but is in keeping with the hotel's theme. The beds are comfortable (family rooms have two doubles), but I still woke up with an aching back. Like many hotels the room was very warm (look for the room thermostat for the radiator).

      The restaurant for dinner was very good, with good service, although we felt pressured to order on the second night. Dinner is expensive at £27 for the table d'hôte menu (hence the comment to book half board in advance) and the cheapest bottle of wine being £16.50 (wine quality is average). The table d'hôte menu offers a good choice with excellent desserts. The children's menu is £6.50 (excellent value as the quality is good) but a glass of lemonade is £1.50 (however, that is par for the course for Stratford - central London prices)

      Breakfast is not up to the standard of dinner, the immediate choice is limited for a four star hotel and food quality is average.

      Overall I would have little hesitation in recommending the hotel's accommodation and dinner in the restaurant, although like Stratford itself, extras are expensive.

      A bit on the gloomy side

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      Willing staff, nice meals but the dining-room while having potential is rather cramped and has the most hideous furniture, the chairs weigh a ton and are hard to push back.

      There is very little in the way of lounge space to sit with friends in the evening and have a drink after dinner. We found it a bit on the gloomy side. The faux tapestries in the bedrooms are ugh!

      A Great Hotel

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      We just returned from a tour of Britain and I must say the Stratford Victoria was wonderful. We only spent one night in Stratford with our three sons (ages 16,13,10) but wish we had spent two. The hotel is very impressive, clean and elegant and the rooms (and price) were great. The breakfast buffet was delicious. It's a quick stroll to the train station (easy even with luggage) and the town is right there. The staff was extremely helpful and attentive. Rick Steve's guide doesn't make much of Stratford but we found the town not nearly as "touristy" as he describes and the kids loved everything. Don't miss Warwick Castle either!

      Stratford Victoria is a winner

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      The Stratford Victoria is a business class hotel with a wonderful location. Only 1 block from the train station and two blocks from the city center. We stayed in a family room that was quite large. A full English breakfast buffet is included in the rate. The Hotel was built in 1996, is in great condition, and was built in the style of much of the rest of the town.

      Beautiful accomodation

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      myself and my partner stayed in the stratford Victoria for a calm relaxed weekend in STRATFORD. On arrival we were made extremely welcome, the room available as we had not booked was a twin double it was superbly decorated immaculate and clean. Absolute first class accomadation at a fair price. It completley made our full weekend in Stratford a memorable experience.

      TripAdvisor Reviews The Stratford, A QHotel Stratford-upon-Avon

      4.50 of 5 stars Outstanding
       

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      A travel blog entry by annrandall on Nov 06, 2014

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      Day 8: Stratford Upon Avon

      A travel blog entry by syb8625 on Jul 21, 2014

      ... at a map. We must have had LOST written on our foreheads because a nice gentleman stopped and asked us what we were looking for. He explained everything we needed to know plus more. We made our way to William Shakespeare birth place. In my opinion it was a lot nicer then Anne's but just as fun to walk through, although much more crowded. After that we took a nice but long stroll along the driver Avon to the church where Shakespeare and his ...

      Day Nine

      A travel blog entry by cwhiteside on Mar 30, 2014

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      ... through the parlour, hall, workshop, and bed chambers while listening to guides in period dress highlight what is known about Shakespeare's life. One guide showed our group a small nightdress such as one that would have been worn by Shakespeare in his early childhood. She noted that there was no differentiation between the clothing worn by girls and boys while children were very young.

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