Hampshire has one of the proudest histories of any of the English counties. Its county town – Winchester – was once England’s capital and it was in this county that the British Army, Royal Navy and Royal Air Force were all formed. Attractive towns and villages, relaxing pubs and reviving walks all make Hampshire a popular destination that’s well catered for with boutique hotels, too…
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Hotels featured in this article:
- Lainston House, an Exclusive Hotel, Winchester
- Hotel du Vin, Winchester
- Aviator, Farnborough
- The White Hart, South Harting, Petersfield
Lainston House, an Exclusive Hotel, Winchester
A 17th century country house in Sparsholt just outside Winchester providing a stunning five star hotel experience. The rooms at Lainston House ***** are individually designed with lavish flair at this superb hotel situated in 63 acres of land. Features such as four poster beds, rain bar showers, roll top or spa baths and Italian marble are to be found in the gorgeous rooms and suites. For a great night’s sleep, choose the pillow that suits you from the hotel’s Pillow Menu.
No two rooms are the same at Lainston House.
Hotel du Vin in Winchester
For a boutique hotel in the heart of historic Winchester itself, look no further than Hotel du Vin ****. Perfectly positioned in Southgate Street, this is an early 18th century property which has been sensitively turned in to a four star boutique hotel. Each of the 24 rooms is individually designed with the high quality, stylish furnishings we’ve come to expect from HdV, with pretty wallpapers, Egyptian cotton, deep baths, drench showers and Nespresso machines found throughout.
Hotel du Vin Winchester has been created in a beautiful Georgian property in this historic city.
Aviator in Farnborough
When luxury watch brand TAG wanted to open an Aviator-themed design-led hotel in the UK, they chose Farnborough – the place from which the first powered flight in Britain took place in 1908. What they have created at Aviator **** is a luxurious place to stay which melds comfort, style and the timeless glamour of aviation. With King Size beds as standard (and Super King in the Sky Suites), the rooms are indulgently designed with walnut panelling, leather accented furniture and wet rooms with black glass walls, granite vanity tops and chrome finishing.
Walnut panelling, leather accented furniture and art work alluding to the glamour of flying.
The White Hart Inn in South Harting, Petersfield
The White Hart Inn **** is a character filled village pub in South Harting close to Petersfield. This attractive venue offers stylish guestrooms in the main house and in a barn to the rear. With tasteful decor throughout, each of the gorgeous rooms has luxurious Aslotel toiletries, sumptuous beds, a cooked or Continental breakfast and free wifi. With an enviable position on the edge of the South Downs, the White Hart Inn is a perfect retreat for walkers looking for a stylish base from which to explore the stunning surrounding areas.