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What We Love

  • Elemental Herbology spa and skincare treatments exclusive to Pennyhill Park
  • Handmade mattresses and pillow menus conspire to allow the perfect night’s sleep
  • The huge outdoor hydrotherapy pool with different massage zones is open late, so you can soak under the stars (and you access it from the water inside, so there’s no chilly dash to the changing rooms)
  • The hotel is the official training base of the English national rugby squad prior to all international games
  • Free WiFi throughout the hotel
  • Romantic and private, it’s perfect for couples, but spa weekenders, families and business travelers will feel equally at home
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What To Know

  • The hotel is currently undergoing room renovations
  • The outdoor pool is closed until October 10; Jacuzzi pool is closed November 14–18; hydro pool is closed October 31–November 11
  • Guests 15 and under are not permitted in the spa
  • Breakfast is only served until 10 a.m. (Monday through Saturday and 10:30 a.m. on Sunday); checkout is at 11 a.m.
  • This isn’t a quaint boutique retreat; Pennyhill is large and imposing in the grandest English tradition
  • Not the most accessible location, so a car is recommended, especially if you plan to explore the surrounding areas

Amenities

  •  Bar
  •  Parking On Site
  •  Pool
  •  Restaurant
  •  Spa
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Overview

The Review

Arriving at Pennyhill Park in darkness, as I did, is a double-edged sword. The winding road through the grounds to the hotel is unquestionably more enchanting and atmospheric at night, but it takes away that wow-factor first impression, which this spa escape has in spades.

A grand, old, mazelike hotel spread over several huge low-rise buildings connected by long, twisting hallways, it would have taken longer than my weekend stay to learn my way around properly. Best, then, to remember the routes from room or suite to key areas: the spa, the restaurants and the decadent public areas. Unless you’re of a mind to get lost, in which case the 123 acres of manicured grounds should provide ample distraction.{“type”:”img-inline”,”src”:”/static/images/product/properties/1826/prop-79942-1317745438-full.jpg”,”width”:”275″,”caption”:”Set on 123-acres of Surrey countryside, Pennyhill is a relaxing break from the busy capital.”}

The 123 rooms and suites are named rather than numbered, which can be confusing when you’re trying to find yours. But all are worth the effort; they’re spacious, light and authentically decorated in bespoke furniture, they have giant bathrooms and excellent amenities, and no two are the same. Bare brick walls, old wall-mounted iron lamps and patterned carpets, curtains and bedspreads add to the castle-like vibe. I half expected to see a knight in shining armor carrying a maiden in distress past my window.

I had dinner in the hotel brasserie rather than the quieter, more formal two Michelin-starred Latymer restaurant, and I wasn’t disappointed. Buzzing with loved-up couples and giggling groups of ladies, it offered food as vibrant as the atmosphere. The soft-boiled hen’s egg with portobello mushroom followed by seared filet of stone sea bass went down well with the recommended Stonedale Chenin Blanc, and I retired well fed and ready for my spa excesses the next morning.

It’s the 43,000-square-foot spa that truly sets Pennyhill apart. Getting myself to leave the exquisite changing rooms was hard, but it was worth it when I was confronted by eight swimming pools and five Jacuzzis (indoor and out) alongside “Heaven,” the spa’s dazzling array of relaxation rooms, from herb-scented saunas and steam rooms to a tepidarium and ice cave. Even if you don’t opt for a spa treatment, you’ll still emerge refreshed, rejuvenated and ready to face the real world once more.

How to Get There

Pennyhill Park Hotel and Spa
London Road
Bagshot, GU19 5EU United Kingdom

Reviews

4.5 Very Good 2275 Reviews
Complete Luxury
Reviewed 20 hours ago

Went for a weekend break as a birthday present, and while the prices are high, it is completely worth it!
Upon entering our room the price was reflected in the quality and size. The spa itself is phenominal, with numerous Jacuzzis and Saunas, and is absolutely spotless.
Definitely worth a visit even if just for one night to experience 5* at its finest.

Bridal shower
Reviewed 1 day ago

Afternoon tea here wasn’t great! The service was really slow and not well planned. The room hired for 40 girls wasn’t ventilated so it was very very warm and stuffy. The afternoon tea wasn’t great the sandwiches plain and boring no real exciting thing about the food considering it was a exclusive hotel! Their was no menu so we didn’t know what was in them.
Tea service was really bad and very slow! They hardly refilled up and the tea just tasted like water! Not real tea freshly brewed just regular
Ahh not my ideal afternoon for such a special occasion especially paying so much money ! £52 per head ☹️

Delicious afternoon tea
Reviewed 2 days ago

The afternoon tea was delicious, the staff were delightful, we loved the touch of the pastry chef coming out to talk to you about the delicious little cakes served. And if you can not eat all of them they put them in a box for you to take home. I would recommend to anyone

An Amazing Stay! Especially Matt Worswick at The Latymer...
Reviewed 2 days ago

Just wanted to send a huge thank you for everyone’s efforts during our recent stay. We felt completely looked after from the second we arrived to when we left. All members of the team were friendly, helpful and full of hospitality. Our room was impeccable, we couldn’t have asked for more.

Please send our extended thanks to the team in the Latymer, both front and back of house. Everything from the food to the ambiance and the service was perfect! It exceeded our expectations by far.

Some great touches, seeing the chefs at the beginning and end of the meal were great and from our perspective, was very special. The kitchen tour at the end of the evening was the icing on the cake, these guys did an exceptional job!

The attention to detail was beyond exceptional, my partner mentioned that she did not drink alcohol and was then asked if it was ok to have alcohol cooked within the dishes, something she has not come across at any other restaurant.

We wish we could have stayed longer but still managed to cover all angles... Ascot bar lunch, Latymer dinner, brasserie breakfast and Themis lunch, all amazing!

Thanks you so much, once again! We hope to be back very soon!!

Quick Stay to Relax
Reviewed 2 days ago

I knew it was going to have a certain standard, but very surprised to feel the level, the rooms are stunning but no AC, the service is great, food amazing and the SPA is first class, the parking is a bit silly. Value for money ? Well you pay for what you get here.

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