“Georgian town house on the Thames with up-to-the-minute features” - AA Inspector
RICHMOND UPON THAMES, GREATER LONDON
Our Inspector's view
This Georgian building, dating back to 1740, overlooks the River Thames and is within easy reach of the town centre, Kew Gardens and Hampton Court. The contemporary bedrooms feature bespoke art deco-style furniture and up-to-the-minute facilities such as WiFi and iPod docking station with DAB radio; most of the rooms have marble walk-in showers. Public rooms have views of the pretty garden and river. Guests can choose from a selection of meals that range from light snacks to two or three-course dinners.
Facilities – at a glance
- En-suite rooms: 15
- Family rooms: 8
- Free TV
- Broadband available
- WiFi available
- Children welcome
- Ironing facilities
- Cots provided
- High chairs
- Children's portions or menu
- relationship with another leisure provider
- Christmas entertainment programme
- New Year entertainment programme
- Lift available
- Night porter available
- Fully air conditioned
- Outdoor parking spaces: 20
- Walk-in showers
- Open all year
- Holds a civil ceremony licence
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About the area
The UK's capital was founded by the Romans shortly after they invaded in 43AD. Since then it’s evolved into one of the greatest cities on earth. From a bloody, squalid history to the vanguard of fashion in the Swinging 1960s to the buzzing metropolis it is today, London has something for everyone. There are very British pursuits like the Oxford and Cambridge boat race, changing of the guard at Buckingham Palace and an impressive collection of traditional English pubs. And that’s not to mention world-renowned arts venues, galleries and museums, award-winning theatre and unrivalled shopping – all found within a few Tube stops of each other.
London’s royal history is not to be missed. Visitors can roam around one of Britain’s finest medieval castles and royal prison, and learn about the final days of Anne Boleyn at the Tower of London or, for the less bloodthirsty, visit the Queen’s London home, Buckingham Palace. Don’t miss out on exploring the capital’s Royal Parks – from St James’ Park and Hyde Park in the centre to the majestic Hampton Court and wilderness of Richmond Park in the southwest.
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