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With its idyllic spot in the middle of Hertfordshire, Down Hall is a luxury 99 room, 4 star hotel that is steeped in history and evokes classic architecture to boot.
It is located both close to Hertfordshire and Essex which provides a wide range of shops, bars and restaurants to choose from all offering a wealth of international cuisine. You will have the chance to explore nearby Hatfield which has a wealth of things to offer. In addition to this, Sawbridgeworth can be explored easily from this site and offers a number interesting yet cosy gastro pubs. These all serve up innovative British cuisine that has seen this place become an increasingly popular spot for locals as well as visitors. Meanwhile, the historic town of Bishop’s Stortford is well worth a visit. Not only will you have the chance to find the local market but find out more about the iconic civil parish which has been a permanent fixture in this particular city. You can even have easy access to the M11 and M25 that can take you to Cambridge, whilst it is less than 30 miles away from Charing Cross in the heart of the capital.
Down Hall is a spacious and grandiose building which is set in more than 100 acres of land. Some of the features inside include the Grill room restaurant not to mention a cocktail bar serving up some tasty drinks as well as an elegant lounge with a cosy fireplace perfect for the winter months. There is also an indoor swimming pool and a couple of tennis courts. The building actually dates back to the 14th Century and has many Italian style influences from the opulent ceilings to the high end interiors. The parkland outside is a joy to behold and is the typical British country scene. If you want then why not indulge in a typical Afternoon Tea with freshly made scones and clotted cream. The Grill Room restaurant conjures up modern British cooking thanks to clever use of their own vegetables from their garden. You can choose from both Classic and Executive bedrooms which are light and spacious whilst Feature Rooms takes advantage of either two and four poster beds. There are even stunning views which can be enjoyed over the rolling gardens. Facilities inside the rooms feature a plasma television and luxury marble bathrooms. There is free wireless internet access which can be accessed throughout the hotel. There is complimentary parking which is available on site with no bookings required. Down Hall Country House Hotel is also considered to be a leader when it comes to pet friendly venues. They include a friendly Pooch Welcome Pack so if you want to spoil your doggy rotten then this might be the perfect selection.
As far as transport links are concerned, Down Hall is well-positioned to explore Harlow and the capital. You can travel to Stansted Airport in less than 20 minutes by car while the closest rail station is Harlow Mill.