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07th May 2019 Kingfisher Visitor Guides

Places to stay in Surrey

Planning a visit to Surrey? You’ve made a good choice as Surrey is where centuries of rich history meet a buzzing, modern metropolis, there is also a great range of hotels.

With rolling countryside, stunning panoramic views and meandering hills, Surrey is quintessential England. Just a stone’s throw from London, in England’s south east corner, Surrey offers a great diversity of accommodation, shopping and things to do, as well as wonderful restaurants, cafés and pubs which cater for all tastes and can match – and often surpass – anything available in the rest of the UK.

Historic villages nestle perfectly alongside vibrant towns, surrounded at every turn by the stunning Surrey countryside – amongst many other things you’ll discover the Surrey Hills, and quickly realise why the area has been designated an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.

Whether you’re visiting for business or pleasure, you can always be assured of finding something exciting to do, tasty to eat or interesting to explore.

We all know that a place to freshen up, relax or rest your head after a long day of city wandering is absolutely essential on any break. And your budget will determine your hotel choices, with top-end luxury on offer as well as fairly-priced options.

Hotel room

There is a great range of hotels and accommodation in Surrey

Before searching for a hotel, make a quick list of the things that you need to have a good night’s stay. Is it a free breakfast? Is there parking? Do you feel happier in a boutique property or a grand hotel offering the epitome of luxury?

Do you like old-fashioned décor or over-the-top interior design? And are you looking for a relaxing treatment or a state-of the-art gym.

Surrey has hundreds of places to stay and across the city, well-known hotel brands like Hilton and Premier Inn sit alongside independent hotels including the Asperion Hilside and Barnett Hill.

Asperion Hillside

The Asperion Hillside is an award-wining four-star AA graded guesthouse is set in the Old post-office in the village of Worplesdon, Guildford.

Guests can relax in the cosy bar and lounge area, dine in the comfortable restaurant, or weather permitting on the patio of the garden. Their two-star SRA rated restaurant (open Monday – Thursday) offers a seasonal à la carte menu boasting locally sourced ingredients.

Barnett Hall

Barnett Hall is located just outside Guildford in Surrey, this beautiful Queen Anne-style property is situated within 26 acres of stunning gardens and grounds, and boasts fantastic connections to London.

From cosy, convenient single rooms perfect for lone travellers through to gorgeous Super-King rooms that will leave you wanting for nothing, Barnett Hall’s luxury accommodation gives you the perfect chance to unwind.

With award-winning fine dining and exquisite afternoon teas to the classic Sunday lunch, dining at Barnett Hill is a joy for all the senses. The Oak Room Restaurant has earned 2 AA Rosettes.

And the choice of self-catering is fantastic too, with everything from stunning townhouse properties and gorgeous cottages to converted warehouses.

Leith Hill Tower, Surrey

Explore the rolling hills of Surrey

Whether you stay right in the very heart of the city or outside of the centre, there are lots of accommodation options to choose from. There’s a great choice of facilities too, from WiFi and on-site parking to swimming pools and pet-friendly accommodation.


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