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Donnington Valley Hotel Golf and Spa

Oxford Road Donnington, Newbury, Berkshire RG14 3AG

111 rooms · ★★★★ · from £99 · 116 reviews

p Where will I be staying /p p A four star country hotel and spa Donnington Valley is located in the heart of the Berkshire countryside just outside of Newbury. Enriched with a warm welcome you re sure to be comfortable and relaxed amongst genuine service incredible interiors and beautiful grounds. With a 2 AA Rosette restaurant impeccable state of the art spa and health club facilities and an impressive 18 hole golf course you re in the perfect place to relax unwind and play. /p p The room chronicles /p p Stylishly furnished 111 air-conditioned bedrooms and elegant suites all come with luxurious touches to ensure your contentment. Egyptian cotton bed linen marble bathrooms and a flat screen TV (not forgetting free WiFi throughout the hotel) are just a few of the added features offering you uncompromised quality and comfort. Double rooms have king-sized beds and if you upgrade to an Executive room you ll get some special extras like a mini-fridge stocked with fresh milk use of towelling bathrobes for you to enjoy during your stay and even complimentary slippers. Naturally if you opt for a Suite you ll have a much larger room with a separate lounge and dining area assuring your stay is a truly remarkable experience. /p p This hotel s great because /p p There s an incredible amount on offer here suiting everyone from foodies wine aficionados or golfers to those just looking for some rest and relaxation alike. Spectacular spa facilities including a jacuzzi sauna steam room and aromatherapy room are accompanied by an 18-metre pool and modern gym for the more energetic of guests. Head out to the hotel s 18-hole parkland golf course to find a balanced difficulty of holes ranging from quite forgiving to rather hard the closing four holes are regarded as one of the toughest finishes in the country! /p p Wining and dining /p p With 2 AA Rosettes The WinePress restaurant brings together fine food and wine in a relaxed and contemporary dining room where you can delve into fare from Head Chef Kevin Barrett who creates exciting new menus using fresh local ingredients. Courses can be paired with an immense selection of wines from a cellar with over 300 bins and 30 available by the glass you re sure to be more than satisfied whatever you choose. /p p Exploring the neighbourhood /p p As if all that isn t enough just the other side of nearby Newbury you ll find Highclere Castle the renowned Victorian country house - best known as the setting for Downton Abbey - with its rather impressive rooms grounds and exhibitions. You re spoilt for choice in terms of country houses only 1 mile away you ll find Donnington Castle and just a little further Shaw House. The Cold War Nuclear Bunkers in Greenham are just one of many historical attractions you ll also the West Berkshire Museum in Newbury which you could always combine with an afternoon walk along the River Kennet and through the town and perhaps some shopping in the quaint town centre. Not to mention for anyone with a penchant for the natural world you ll find The Nature Discovery Centre and Bucklebury Farm Deer Safari Park (where you can even feed the animals) just a little further afield. /p p In a nutshell: Will charm the socks off you /p