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Reviewed 14 October 2015

Always like to find unique places when I travel for business...this was no exception. Great room.. comfy bed, lovely bar with some excellent history... it's down the street from a famous recording studio and has hosted such notable Brits as Amy Winehouse and Kate Moss. Super nice manager and staff.. close to the train and fantastic breakfast!

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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Reviewed 14 October 2015

We selected the Baskerville as it was just off the river, next to the railway station and had good car parking. The quality of the place was a welcome bonus. Management couldn't have been more helpful; the room was comfortable and convenient and the restaurant is exceptional.

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Peacehaven, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 September 2015 via mobile

I booked the triple room (one double and one single bed) for a stop over night whilst we went to the Hand and Flowers in Marlow. The pub's address on websites like Expedia takes you to Henley, but once you work out where it really is you realise how quaint it is. Good parking next to the hotel, welcoming bar...

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Reviewed 15 September 2015 via mobile

Nice inn/ pub with character and pleasent staff. Enjoyed both evening dinner and breakfast. Pleasent garden. Car park available. Noise from pub disturbing in room. Likewise, the occassional dog barking. Odd to experience this in a eating/ drinking establishment.

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Waretown, New Jersey
Reviewed 5 September 2015 via mobile

We stayed in the hotel for 3 nights and everything was really good. We had the Shiplake Lock room which had a queen and a single bed. The room was huge by European standards. The shower was a bit tight but plenty of hot water and pressure. Breakfast was excellent with a nice choice, the full English, kippers and smoked...

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Reviewed 25 August 2015 via mobile

We had one night I here after we spent an afternoon at the Chiltern Valley Vineyard. We'd had lunch at the Baskerville before, freshly cooked and tasty. We had dinner on our return, delicious. The room was very comfortable, wonderfully comfortable beds. Clean with everything we could want. Finished the stay with piping hot freshly cooked breakfast. Lovely staff, an...

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Hemel Hempstead, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 August 2015

Room,we had the twin,was a good size beds comfortable .Hospitality tray tea coffee chocolate and biscuits topped up daily.The shower brilliant ,started the day really well. Breakfast good choices and plenty .sorry one little criticism bacon overcooked both mornings .Dinner excellent both nights once again good choices and well cooked.Staff all obliging and pleasant though levels of expertise did vary.Will...

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Cardiff
Reviewed 2 August 2015

Fabulous! We had a wedding in the area and found it by Googling hotels in and around Henley. A very pretty pub with just 4 rooms. The room was fine, very comfortable and clean. Such lovely welcoming friendly staff. The manager, Kevin, had been very helpful prior to our arrival as I "lost" our confirmation. Only had 1 night stay...

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Bristol, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 August 2015

I was passing through on business and picked this place at random and was very surprised! Room was large, clean and comfortable and staff very friendly. The steak i had in the restaurant downstairs was incredible! Felt like i was in a steakhouse! Minor downside, probably only for business users, breakfast doesnt start untill 730, which was a bit late...

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Thame, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 30 July 2015

I wasn't sure about staying at a pub fro B&B, but The Baskerville was first class and not too noisy. Very good welcome and shown to a smart first floor room with all the usual facilities plus a good shower. Beds were comfortable and lovely duvets. Our breakfast was excellent with a wide choice, which was no surprise as our...

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Cuisines: French, British, Pub, Soups
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Oxfordshire Restaurant of the Year 2016. The Baskerville in Lower Shiplake remains a traditional village inn with a ‘proper’ bar, a delightful restaurant, 4 star accommodation, a beautiful garden and ambitions beyond its AA rosette. With Kevin Hannah and head chef Jamie Herridge at the helm, its outstanding customer service is matched only by its creative, seasonally changing menus. Fresh, ethically and locally sourced produce lie at the heart of its modern but classically based dishes which offer a memorable experience. 2015 Beautiful South Awards. Silver Award in Tourism Pub of the Year. It is a AA 4 star Inn and is similarly rated by Visit England but with a Silver Award. It is situated on the Thames Path in the tranquil, affluent village of Lower Shiplake, with well appointed en-suite rooms, the Baskerville is the perfect place to stay the night either for Dinner, business or just for a leisurely break. The small town of Henley-on-Thames with its many interesting shops and home to the Henley Royal Regatta and the Henley Festival is only 1.5 miles away. Enjoy a boat trip up the Thames or visit the River and Rowing Museum. Try a night at the Kenton theatre, the fourth oldest in England. Within the village why not stroll along to Shiplake lock and watch the river cruisers pass through. A little further up the hill is the 13th-century parish church of St Mary's where Alfred Lord Tennyson was married. Further afield are the towns of Reading 7 miles, Windsor, with its castle, and nearby Legoland 15 miles, and the university town of Oxford, 22 miles. All of these can be reached by train from Shiplake station 150 m from the pub via the Henley branch line to Twyford on First Great Western trains. Feeling a little more adventurous? Paddington station is less than an hour away with all that London can offer. Shiplake is 25 miles or 30 minutes by cab or car from Heathrow Airport. ... more   less 

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Address: 7 Station Road, Shiplake, Henley-on-Thames RG9 3NY, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Oxfordshire > Henley-on-Thames > Shiplake
Price Range: ₹ 8,142 - ₹ 11,073 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Baskerville 4*
Number of rooms: 4
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“Very quiet once the bar empty's. The trains didn't run after mid-night so an uninterrupted nights sleep and there aren't many an hour.”
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“Ask for a room away from the bar area if you need an early night!”
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“We stayed in the family room called Shiplake lock”
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“Bar is extremely friendly and cosy with open fire”
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