Cliveden House: Pleasure, Power and Politics since 1666
One of the world's finest luxury hotels, this grand stately home is set in the heart of the Berkshire countryside, surrounded by 376 acres of magnificent National Trust managed Grade I listed formal gardens and parkland. Cliveden has wonderful panoramic views over the River Thames and is just 20 minutes drive from Heathrow and 40 minutes from central London and Oxford.
Cliveden’s dramatic history includes philandering Dukes, ‘America’s richest citizen’, house parties for prime ministers and visits by Queen Victoria (though not necessarily in that order). Cliveden House has played host to every British monarch since George I and has been home to three Dukes, an Earl and Frederick Prince of Wales. And let’s not forget the famous (or rather infamous) swim which ultimately led to the downfall of a government (remember the Profumo Affair?) – which is no doubt why Cliveden has the only listed outdoor swimming pool in Britain!
Impressive surroundings, attentive service and a warm welcome are the hallmarks of Cliveden House making it the perfect venue for business meetings and incentives. It is also ideal for entertaining key clients, showcasing new products or just thanking the team; there are few places more luxurious or more enchanting than Cliveden for a private celebration or gathering.
At Cliveden no two rooms are the same. Each of the 38 bedrooms and the famed two-bedroom Spring Cottage is dramatically decorated in lavish period style. The hotel’s various lounges, private rooms and dedicated meeting spaces offer great flexibility for gatherings from 4 to 120 guests.
Cliveden’s National Trust run gardens and parklands can accommodate bespoke teambuilding days; and golf, off-road driving, horse-riding, fishing, shooting, archery and polo experiences can be arranged nearby. Cliveden Reach is one of the prettiest sections of the Thames and river trips on the hotel’s beautiful flagship Suzy Ann can be enjoyed including champagne cruises down to Bray prior to dinner in one of the village’s famed eateries.
The owners of Chewton Glen, the award-winning luxury hotel and spa in Hampshire, recently added Cliveden House to their portfolio. The vision for Chewton Glen’s new sister hotel is to create a shared ethos of unparalleled luxury, attention to detail and the finest levels of service.
Year of Last Renovation:
All Rooms Have Interior Hallways
Non Smoking Rooms:
Windows Do Open
606 sq. feet
Holds 110 people
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Policies / Expenses
Cancellation: 72 hours
Typical Group Deposit:
Total Misc Fees:
$10.10 USD (mandatory resort fees/taxes)
Amenities / Features
Baggage storage facilities
Breakfast in room
Credit card accepted: Mastercard/Visa
Credit card accepted: American Express
Electronic key card
Fitness and health center
Internet - wireless
Internet is Complimentary
Laundry valet service
Private bathroom in room
Private car parking
Private garden grounds
Radio in room
24 hours room service
Safe in rooms
Swimming pool - outdoor
Swimming pool - indoor
Tea and coffee making facilities
Telephone in all rooms
Travellers cheques accepted
Pet Friendly? Yes! Pets are allowed.
Airport & Shuttle Information
20 minutes from Heathrow
Airport Shuttle?Sorry, no airport shuttle available.
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