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The Baskerville

(290 Guest Reviews)

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Review Summary

  • Rooms 4.2
  • Value 4.4
  • Friendliness 4.9
  • Cleanliness 4.5
  • Facilities 4.3
  • Service 4.8
  • Location 4.5

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The Baskerville Information

Description

The rooms and en suites of This AA 4 Star Silver Inn have recently undergone full refurbishment, completed in February 2019. They boast beautifully appointed, en-suite, old English styled rooms, featuring luxury pocket sprung king size beds, The Baskerville is the perfect place to wine, dine and stay the night whether for business or pleasure. The fine dining restaurant was recently awarded a once in a lifetime Visit England Rose 2018 award in recognition of outstanding customer service. Also winning "Oxfordshires Restaurant of the Year 2016 " with an AA Rosette and voted Silver in "Best Tourism Pub of the Year 2017". Head chef Jamie Herridge shares the owners’ passion for creative and seasonally changing menus. Fresh, ethically and locally sourced produce lie at the heart of its modern but classically based dishes which offer a memorable dining experience. The Baskerville garden offers al-fresco dining throughout the summer months with plenty of beautiful, well appointed seating. The bar with its cosy log fires has an impressive wine list with over 70 bins, offers 4 local cask ales and 50 malt whiskies from around the world. The small town of Henley-on-Thames with its many interesting shops and home to the Henley Royal Regatta and the Henley Festival is only 2 miles away. Enjoy a boat trip up the Thames or visit the River and Rowing Museum. Try a night at the Kenton theatre, the fourth oldest in England. Within the village why not stroll along to Shiplake lock and watch the river cruisers pass through.

Facilities

  • Baggage store
  • Bar
  • BBQ/Picnic area
  • Free WiFi internet
  • Restaurant
  • Bike lock-up
  • WiFi internet

Parking

  • On-site parking
  • Free parking

Children's Facilities

  • Children's menu
  • Highchairs
  • Children's play area

Business Facilities

  • Meeting rooms

Dining

  • Cooked breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Activities and Experiences

  • Bird watching
  • Boating
  • Cycling
  • Fine dining
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Horse racing
  • Horse riding
  • Mountain biking
  • Art galleries & museums
  • Shopping
  • Antiques & fairs
  • Shopping - boutique
  • Theatre
  • Walking
  • Water activities

Accessibility

There is a level tarmac surfaced car park for 15 cars with no barriers or speed bumps that is floodlit at night. Parking spaces adjacent to the entrance doors can be reserved for customers with access difficulties. These parking spaces allow access to the rear of cars. The nearest public car parking is at Shiplake station but this is full during weekdays. We are a dog friendly pub that provides bowls for dogs. Dogs are permitted in rooms and the bar. All customers are given a front door key to access the pub during closing hours. • A mobile ramp is inside the front door to cover the two steps at the entrance for wheel chair users. • Staff will assist those with access difficulties and will also take luggage to their rooms. • Staff will arrange taxis for customers and try to meet any other needs. • Access to bedrooms on first floor is by a wide stair comprising two flights and a half landing. Stair risers are not steep. • There is a wide first floor corridor to the

Policies

Check in: 13:00 till 23:00
Early check-in available on request
Check out: 10:00
Late check-out available on request
Child Policy: Children welcome
Smoking Policy: No smoking
Pets: Cats welcome, Dogs welcome
Accommodation type: Inn
Booking Terms and Conditions

Directions

  • Road from M40 (12.0 miles)
    Exit M40 at Junction 6. Right at bottom of slip road to Watlington. Through Watlington to T junction turning left for Henley. T junction at Nettlebed turn left. Entering Henley straight at double mini roundabouts following one way system in right lane to Thames passing through traffic lights at bridge. Bear right where road leaves Thames to traffic lights turning left for Reading. Straight for 1.5 miles. Entering Lower Shiplake bear left at War Memorial signposted Baskerville into Station Road.
  • Road from From London and the East (10.0 miles)
    Exit M4 at Junction 8/9 onto A404 (M). approx 1 mile after Thicket Roundabout take slip road to Henley. Turn left then straight through roundabout taking exit for Henley (A4130). After approx 6 miles cross Henley Bridge turning left at traffic lights, Follow Thames river front bearing right uo to T junction and traffic lights. Turn left and follow road to Reading (A4155) for 1.5 miles. Entering Lower Shiplake bear left at War Mermorial signposted Baskerville then turning left into Station Road.
  • Train from All Directions (0.0 miles)
    Shiplake station on the Henley-on-Thames branch line from Twyford is only 100m from The Baskerville. It is therefore accesible from all directions through London or Reading.
  • Air from Heathrow (25.0 miles)
    Follow directions for London and the East

 
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