If you’re looking for a luxurious and relaxing getaway, look no further than the Winchester Hotel and Spa.
Situated in the heart of Winchester, this newly refurbished spa hotel offers guests the opportunity to enjoy all the best that the city has to offer.
From the on-site spa and health club, and extensive drinks menu at Alfred’s bar, to the delicious food at Alfred’s restaurant, you’ll be spoilt for choice during your stay at the Winchester Hotel and Spa.
We highly recommend this hotel to couples looking for a romantic place to stay in Winchester.
Check out the video below to see what the hotel is like.
Keep reading to find out more about what this hotel has to offer.
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Winchester Hotel and Spa is within easy walking distance from the train station and the city centre.
Winchester Hotel and Spa, Worthy Lane, Winchester, SO23 7AB
The hotel has on-site parking available for guests; sadly, this is not included; you need to pay for it separately.
Booking Reservations for Rooms are recommended to avoid disappointment.
There is public parking at the front of the hotel, which is free all day Sunday’s through to Monday at 8am, so it is cheaper to use that instead of the hotel parking.
The hotel parking is to the side and behind the hotel and is chargeable but cheaper than the public parking, talk to the reception desk for more info.
Hotel Lobby and Common Areas
The hotel is beautifully decorated, with modern furnishings and a luxurious atmosphere.
The reception and common area are spacious and welcoming, with comfortable seating for guests to relax in style with a drink from the bar.
The hotel has two lifts, making it easy to access the different floors without needing to use stairs, making it suitable for disabled guests.
The highlight of the Winchester Hotel and Spa is the on-site spa facilities. With various treatments available and a heated indoor pool, it’s the perfect place to unwind and relax.
The hotel amenities boast newly refurbished luxury spa facilities open daily, including an indoor swimming pool, steam room, jacuzzi, sauna and plunge shower perfect for a bit of relaxation or a post-workout cooldown.
The Winchester Hotel Spa and Health Club offers a range of holistic and beauty treatments, massages, and facial treatments for guests to indulge in. You can see more about what they offer here.
The gym is well equipped, perfect for those looking to stay active during their stay. We didn’t get around to using it!
The rooms at the Winchester Hotel and Spa are all stylishly decorated with modern furnishings and comfortable beds.
The Winchester Hotel offers a range of room types and suites, each of which comes equipped with free WiFi, an en suite bathroom, air conditioning and an in-room fridge.
All rooms have water with tea and coffee-making facilities.
We stayed in the hotels Club Double Room. It was spacious and comfortably furnished, with an extra-large bed and a large TV.
The bathroom was spotlessly clean and well-stocked with the essentials. However, we hate shower curtains!! It’s a shame that it couldn’t have a glass screen instead. But this was the only negative and some may not have the same hatred that we do!
The Grand Suite
They have a Grand Suite available if you want an extra special stay. The Grand Suite has a large and luxurious bedroom with a living room area. There are big TVs in both rooms.
The bathroom has a walk-in monsoon shower. Or relax in the bathtub whilst watching TV!
Room service at the Winchester Hotel and Spa is top-notch. They are happy to cater to your every need, from delivering breakfast in bed to providing a late-night snack. (small fee is charged)
No matter what time, day or night you need something, room service will be there for you.
You can request housekeeping services during your stay or opt-out to help the environment. During our stay, the room was cleaned every day, and there were no issues with cleanliness.
Dry cleaning and pressing services are available to arrange through reception or a housekeeper. Laundry lists and bags are in the information holder on your dressing table.
Check Out Times
Check-out time is a leisurely 11 am, allowing for a relaxing morning enjoying the property amenities, including breakfast and visiting the wellness centre before heading out for the day.
Food and Drinks
During your stay at the Winchester Hotel and Spa, you can enjoy seasonal menus at Alfred’s restaurant, which uses local produce wherever possible.
If you fancy something lighter, Alfred’s Bar provides a range of light meals, snacks and drinks.
The Winchester Hotel and Spa has a bar called Alfred’s Bar the perfect place to enjoy a few drinks in a stylish and comfortable setting.
The terrace provides a wonderful space for al fresco dining and relaxation, with soft lighting, architectural planting and outdoor heaters.
The bar menu offers a wide range of delicious options, including sandwiches, salads and snacks. Alfred’s Bar is a perfect choice for a less formal dining experience or a quick bite to eat.
Alfred Restaurant offers a tasty breakfast buffet with friendly staff in the morning.
You can have breakfast included in the room price; there is plenty of options, from a Full English Breakfast including fried or scrambled eggs, bacon, sausages, mushrooms, grilled tomatoes, hash browns, toast and beans.
Or a continental breakfast with bread and pastries, cheeses cereals, yoghurt, and fruits.
A selection of fruit juice, tea and coffee are all included in the breakfast. Cappuccinos or lattes are available from the bar at an additional cost.
Afternoon Tea is a quintessentially British tradition. The Winchester Hotel & Spa offers a delicious selection of freshly prepared cakes, pastries and sandwiches alongside a selection of teas.
They also offer an optional upgrade to a glass of Prosecco, making it the perfect treat for any occasion.
Dinner at Alfred’s Restaurant
In the evening, Alfred’s offers a European menu showcasing seasonal produce. The options we chose were well presented and had great flavours.
A classic, elegant and upscale restaurant located in the Winchester Hotel and Spa. The lighting is soft and romantic, with candles on every table.
The waiters are professional and attentive, and the food is delicious. Alfreds is the perfect place for a romantic dinner or special occasion. You don’t have to stay here to enjoy the food.
For starters, Luke had Prawn Cocktail served with baby gem lettuce Marie Rose Sauce and Paprika.
Meanwhile, Kay went for Thai fish Cakes, served with ginger chilli lemongrass, garlic chutney and cucumber salad.
Then for mains, Luke indulged in glazed pork belly served with apple sauce, carrot and crackling.
Whilst, Kay had the duo of lamb, confit shoulder of lamb and lamb rump served with dauphinoise potatoes, kale and carrot.
For dessert, we shared 3 scoops of ice cream, vanilla, raspberry ripple and clotted cream. The raspberry ripple was our favourite!
Overall the food at The Winchester Hotel and Spa is delicious, and the very helpful staff makes it worth trying during your stay.
The Winchester Hotel and Spa offers a relaxing experience for guests, the perfect place to escape for a luxurious weekend away or a mini-vacation
Overall, we highly recommend staying at the Winchester Hotel and Spa for a luxurious and relaxing getaway, perfect couple’s romantic weekend break.
Or a chance to indulge in some much-needed self-care and relaxation with friends and family, the Winchester Hotel and Spa is the perfect place for you.
With luxurious accommodations, delicious food and plenty of opportunities to relax and unwind, you’re guaranteed a memorable stay at this beautiful hotel. Book your room today!
Other Places to Eat
There are other restaurants nearby if you want to venture out for a change of scenery.
Another unique option is The Gurkha’s Inn, a Nepalese restaurant just a few minutes’ walk away; they offer traditional Nepalese dishes.
For something more special, go to The Ivy Winchester, read our review. It is a beautiful setting for an elegant, fine dining experience with a mix of British Cuisine to more exotic dinners.
Things to do in Winchester
Check out our blog post, which includes things to do in Winchester whilst staying at The Winchester Hotel and Spa. From the well know Winchester Cathedral to more unique places.
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