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Mercure Whately Hall

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Description & Details of Mercure Whately Hall
Built in 1632 Macdonald Whately Hall is a stone-built former coaching house located at Banbury Cross. The hotel features many original 17th Century period details including oak-panelled black beam corridors, hidden staircases, and priest holes. It is even said to have a resident ghost, Father Bernard. The 69 guestrooms are traditionally decorated in keeping with the period features of this hotel. All include televisions, CD players, tea and coffee making facilities, minibars, complimentary toiletries and wireless Internet access. Rooms have views of the town and Banbury Cross or of the hotel gardens.
After breakfast, guests can browse through complimentary newspapers by the open fire in the hotel lobby, take a walk in the garden or play a game of croquet on the lawn. The hotel can also provide guests with murder mystery breaks in a historical setting. Swift's Restaurant offers traditional and contemporary English dishes and has a terraced seating area with views of the gardens. Snacks, lunches, and afternoon teas are served in the Berkeley Lounge. The historic site of Warwick Castle is 14 miles away and the hotel offers guests discounted tickets to this attraction. Stratford-upon-Avon, the birthplace of William Shakespeare, and the historic city of Oxford, are both located within 18 miles of Whately Hall. Birmingham Airport is 40 miles from the hotel, a drive of around 45 minutes.

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Driving Directions:
The best way to reach the hotel is by car. Banbury is the nearest train station and a taxi can be taken to the hotel, costing approximately 30 GBP. Banbury's compact centre can be visited comfortably on foot. The surrounding countryside is best explored by car. From the A40, Junction 11, head west along the A422 for about a mile. Macdonald Whately Hall stands by Banbury Cross.
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Features & Amenities of Mercure Whately Hall
Currency Exchange
Dry Cleaning Service
Laundry Facilities
Children Stay Free - Under 12 years old
Hotel Parking - Free
Internet Access - High Speed
Smoking Rooms Available
Wake Up Service
Bar/Lounge
Banquet Facilities
Conference Room(s)
Safe-Deposit Box - Front Desk
Express Check-in
Restaurant(s) - In Hotel
Business services
Meeting room (small groups) - Room (Small Groups)
Garden - 24 Hours
Comp newspapers in lobby - (Comp) In Lobby
Fireplace in lobby - In Lobby
Concierge desk
Elevator/lift
Audiovisual equipment
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Activities & Atractions for Mercure Whately Hall
Upton House(17th century house with art gallery)-6 miles(10 kilometres)| Blenheim Palace - 14 miles (23 kilometres) | Warwick Castle - 14 miles (29 kilometres) | Royal Shakespeare Theatre - 18 miles (29 kilometres) | Stratford-upon-Avon - 18 miles (29 kilometres) | Shakespeare's Birthplace - 18 miles (29 kilometres) | Oxford - 18 miles (29 kilometres)
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