Best Western Plus Orton Hall Hotel & Spa
“Impressive building with a laid-back atmosphere” - AA Inspector
- Social distancing and safety measures in place
- Follows government and industry guidelines for COVID-19
- Signed up to the AA COVID Confident Charter
Our Inspector's View
Orton Hall is an impressive country house hotel set in 20 acres of woodland on the outskirts of town and with easy access to the A1. The spacious and relaxing public areas include the baronial Great Room and the Orton Suite for banqueting and meetings, and the oak-panelled Huntly Restaurant. The on-site pub, Ramblewood Inn, is an alternative, informal dining option.
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Facilities – at a glance
- En-suite rooms: 70
- Family rooms: 2
- Bedrooms Ground: 15
- Free TV
- Broadband available
- WiFi available
- Children welcome
- Ironing facilities
- Cots provided
- High chairs
- Children's portions or menu
- Indoor Pool
- Spa Available
- Christmas entertainment programme
- New Year entertainment programme
- Night porter available
- Outdoor parking spaces: 200
- Accessible bedrooms: 1
- Walk-in showers
- Single room, minimum price: £59
- Double room, minimum price: £72
- Open all year
- Maximum number of guests: 150
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About The area
To the west of East Anglia is Cambridgeshire, a county best known as the home to the university that makes up the second half of ‘Oxbridge’ (the other half is Oxford). As well as its globally renowned educational credentials, it also has a rich natural history; much of its area is made up of reclaimed or untouched fens. These are low-lying areas which are marshy and prone to flooding. The lowest point in the UK is at Holme Fen, which is some 9 feet (2.75 metres) below sea level. Some of the fens had been drained before, but it was in the 19th and 20th centuries that wide-spread, successful drainage took place, expanding the amount of arable and inhabitable land available.
Ely Cathedral was built on an island among the swampy fens, but now sits among acres of productive farmland, albeit farmland criss-crossed by miles of flood-preventing watercourses. Oliver Cromwell was born in Ely, and his family home can still be visited. Cambridge itself is a beautiful and historic city, with any number of impressive old buildings, churches and colleges, and plenty of chances to mess about on the River Cam which gave the city its name.
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