Thornbury Castle - Thornbury (Gloucestershire)

Castle Street, Thornbury (Gloucestershire), United Kingdomshow map
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SuperbBased on  16 reviews
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Overview

Set about 28 km from Georgian Garden, the lovely Thornbury Castle Guest House comes with a free car park, a restaurant and a helipad. The villa offers accommodation in the center of Thornbury since 1511. Guests of Thornbury Castle Guest House can make use of a safety deposit box, a souvenir shop, a business center, a storage room and a wine cellar as well as 24-hour front desk, wedding services and room service.

The venue is set 167 km away from London. Just 10 minutes on foot from Thornbury city center. The property is about 5 minutes’ walk from Ship Inn serving English and British dishes.

There is a bus stop a short distance away.

Rooms

There are rooms with complimentary Wi-Fi, satellite television, a dressing room, an iron with ironing board and a closet in Thornbury Castle Guest House. Guests will make use of a canopy bed, a king size bed and a double bed. A spacious bathroom comes with a hairdryer, guest toiletries and bath sheets.

Eat & Drink

The villa features a kitchen for self-catering.

Relax

The property offers archery, shooting and croquet.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire villa for free.

Guest Parking

Private parking is possible on site for free.

Number of rooms:   27.

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Facilities
Wi-Fi
Parking

On-site car park

Kitchen facilities

Electric kettle

Air conditioning
Laundry
Meeting facilities

Business centre

Breakfast

In-room breakfast

Food/ Drinks

Bar/ Lounge area

Restaurant

Services

  • 24-hour room service
  • Laundry
  • Tours/Ticket assistance
  • Newspaper service

Dining

  • In-room breakfast
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/ Lounge area
  • Free breakfast

Business

  • Business centre
  • Meeting/ Banquet facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying

Spa & Leisure

  • Sun terrace
  • Garden area
  • Library

Room features

  • Air conditioning
  • Heating
  • Sitting area
  • Terrace

Self-catering

  • Electric kettle

Media

  • AM/FM alarm clock
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Check-infrom 15:00-23:59FREECheck-out06:00-11:00FREE
Children & extra bedsMaximum capacity of extra beds in a room is 1. 
PetsPets are allowed on request.
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Location
  • Nearby
  • Restaurants
  • City landmarks
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Getting around
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Reviews
8.8
SuperbBased on  16  reviews
  • 10.0
    Exceptional

    Thornbury Castle was a fantastic place to stay and I highly recommend it to any one considering staying there. Beautiful grounds and a majestic castle. Rooms are breathtaking.

  • 9.6
    Exceptional

    The finest castle hotel I've ever experienced. The 15th-century castle was updated to a top-tier hotel without detracting from its original history. Staff was extremely helpful and friendly.

    Suggestion: The hotel should offer "behind-the-scenes" tours for guests who are interested in learning more about the castle.

  • 9.6
    Exceptional

    We loved this place so much that we booked another 3 nights here. We have even lashed out and booked our last night in the "Tower" ... the fascination of staying in an actual 16th century castle is something that we as Aussies could only ever dream about!! ... the fact that this place has so much interesting history makes it even more exciting. A lovely place indeed.

  • 9.6
    Exceptional

    The staff wrer wonderful, the food was fantastic, the rooms were incredible. It was the highlight of our trip to Enfgland. Now I know what it must feel like to be royalty.

    Nothing. We loved everything.

  • 9.6
    Exceptional

    This was a birthday surprise for my husband, and it was perfect and exceeded our expectations. Customer service before our stay was superb, and I bought vouchers for our meal and wine beforehand. Throughout our stay my husband was wished happy birthday from a number of staff, and his dessert was made into a 'Happy Birthday' one without any prompting; very thoughtful. The Audley room we stayed in was more than satisfactory, and I'm glad we didn't pay for an upgrade, there was no need. And even though we didn't have the afternoon tea, we would reccommend it as it looked superb!

  • 7.8
    Fabulous

    The castle is the star. It has so much character. And the waiters were very friendly and very knowledgeable. Staff were excellent and made us feel very welcome. Catering was very good.

    Lack of WiFi or working in-room internet was a minor issue, although a bit of a pain when you want to use your laptop to plan days out.

  • 7.8
    Fabulous

    that i got to stay at a castle and have a fire in the bedroom

    bit pricey

  • 7.4
    Very good

    staff pleasant, room comfortable, food good, the building itself historic and beautiful - the reason we went there!

  • 10.0
    Exceptional

    Staying in an actual castle with lots of history. We staying in a room occupied by Queen Mary. Food and atmosphere was great. Staff couldn't have been better.

    No complaints at all. We stayed there 25 years ago and repeated the visit. Still great.

  • 8.8
    Superb

    The room was outstandingly beatiful: you really felt like a lord in a castle

  • 7.4
    Very good

    The setting was very relaxed & quiet. The grounds were very well kept. The actual castle was stunning & the original features were a definite plus. All in all a fantastic romantic getaway.

    The drinks were very expensive. Quite a lot of flies in our room.

  • 6.6
    Good

    The staff were very obliging, friendly and extremely helpful! Excellent! The rooms are beautiful and the fire places give it a very cosy feel.

    It is a bit rough around the edges - poor dusting, worn fittings, giving off a feel of tiredness and moderate neglect - nothing though what a bit more attention to detail and some modest investment couldn't solve. The bathrooms are a let down. It is all there but they have a depressing feel - cheap materials and finish. On the food front - nice try but not worth the £42 for two courses! Too may ingredients and it was difficult to work out what the focus of the dish was. Ston Easton Park have got it nailed food-wise - may be worth checking out,

  • 9.6
    Exceptional

    We were upgraded to a deluxe room and it was an amazing experience. Four poster bed fit for a king, huge room at the tower, amazing luxury, medieval furniture. We had a sherry bottle awaiting on arrival.The staff were faultless, the restourant service and food were great.The library and common rooms are restored to perfection with beautiful decoration. The castle grounds and gardens were also amazing to visit, you can also have a go at crochet and archery (lots of fun). Overall highly recommended and an experience of a lifetime.

    Our tower was being redecorated and the stairs had no paint on the walls, carpet or decoration, but it was a minor setback. Beware the ghost too! :)

  • 9.6
    Exceptional

    It has a very high standard. The building is well maintained and very comfortable.The public rooms and garden are a delight,and the staff very helpfull and polite. The bed swas super comfortable.

    Ahhhhh.The chief really must improve quantities. It was the same the last time that I came. The food is well cooked and inventive but the portions are miniscule. There really is no excuse for this and the days of 'fashionable tiny courses of nouvelle cuisine' well gone 20 years ago, Both my guest and I had the '3 beef'..I Had 2 pieces of beef on my plate that were ..at the most..2'' By 2''' and 1/2''think. Then the cheese...the very charming girl, carved three pieces that were ..at the most 1/8'' thick...If the size of portions was reflected in the price it would be another matter..but it is not..It is very expensive to eat at Thornbury. One expects more than this. . Regretfully it would be impossibe to reccommend that anyone ate at Thornbury, unless, that is , they were on a very rigid intake diet. Please, please, take note of this..it ruins an otherwise really delightfull experience.

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Highlights
9
SuperbBased on  16 reviews
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According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as  Hotels Recommended by Guests in United Kingdom

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Good to know
Check-infrom 15:00-23:59FREECheck-out06:00-11:00FREE
Children & extra bedsMaximum capacity of extra beds in a room is 1. 
PetsPets are allowed on request.
Cancellation
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Getting around
Airports
Filton (FZO)7.1 mi
Bristol (BRS)18.0 mi
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