Royal Rooms at the Hotel with Royal History – Hartwell House celebrates 30th Anniversary since Start of Restoration
6 Nov 2017
- Hartwell House has a remarkable history stretching back almost a thousand years
- This Grade I listed property was once home to King Louis XVIII of France
- Start 2018 with a special accommodation offer of £89.50 per person B&B
Hartwell House is the hotel with royal history. This history is felt throughout the hotel and grounds and guests can interact with every aspect of the hotel’s story with a stay here. In 1809, Hartwell House was leased to the exiled King Louis XVIII of France and his court. King Louis remained at Hartwell until 1814 when the constitutional document, confirming his accession to the throne, was signed in the library by the King.
Today a number of Royal Rooms and Royal Suites located in the main house offer the ultimate accommodation experience where guests are immersed in history. A number of ‘Royal Four Poster Rooms’ were once resided in by King Louis XVIII and his Queen and these four poster rooms are the perfect setting to celebrate and enjoy a true escape. There are four rooms situated at each corner of the main house decorated with antiques, fine paintings and awe-inspiring views of the gardens, parkland and lake.
For the ultimate celebration, guests should book one of the two prestigious Royal Suites at Hartwell House including The Due de Berry Suite, the second largest suite or The Lee Suite, the largest and grandest suite at Hartwell House.
Hartwell House, is a Grade I listed property standing in over 90 acres of gardens and parkland in Buckinghamshire. On the entrance drive opposite Hartwell House, guests are greeted with the magnificent equestrian statue of Frederick, Prince of Wales dating back to around 1757.
Historic House Hotels restored Hartwell House and today the hotel’s long and distinguished history can be felt instantly as guests arrive. Each of the public rooms tells a story. The Great Hall, the Morning Room, the Drawing Room, the Library and three elegant dining rooms including the principal Dining Room can be enjoyed by all guests and visitors who dine.
2017 marks the 30th anniversary of the start of the restoration of Hartwell House. The Great Hall is a masterpiece of English baroque design and most of this room is virtually unchanged since its completion around 1740. The Morning Room and the Library are decorated in the Rococo style, with curvilinear marble chimney pieces. The bookcases in the Library are fitted with some of the finest surviving gilt-brass wirework in the country. The main Dining Room has been designed in the style of the eminent early 19th century architect, Sir John Soane. The restaurant has been awarded two AA Rosettes and is open daily for dinner. The unique staircase at Hartwell House is decorated with carved Jacobean figures and leads to a selection of suites and bedrooms.
Hartwell Spa resides in the grounds with a mosaic-lined indoor swimming pool, sauna and steam rooms, gym and Spa Café. Hartwell House are the only hotel offering treatments by BIOEFFECT. Aside from BIOEFFECT, guests can also enjoy treatments by leading brands Aromatherapy Associates and Jessica.
Experience the peaceful charm of Buckinghamshire life at Hartwell House and explore its royal past.
www.hartwell-house.com Hartwell House, Buckinghamshire, HP17 8NR, Tel:01296 747444
B&B priced from £230 per night based on two sharing a court bedroom and £310 per night based on two sharing a bedroom in the main house. Royal Rooms are priced from £410. Royal Suites are priced from £660
SPECIAL OFFER: £89.50 per person per night – valid Sunday – Thursday includes a £15 allowance each towards dinner food in the hotel and restaurant and 15% discount on pre-booked spa treatments https://www.hartwell-house.com/breaks-offers/national-trust-offer/