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Lainston House is a charming 5 star 17th century country house set among 63 acres of Hampshire parkland with luxurious accommodation and stunning suites. As you sweep into the courtyard, you will encounter the delicate archways and loggias that frame the picture perfect entrance to this beautiful house.
OPL Exclusive details
Luxury Country Getaway - Smart Room
Just £150 per person for 1 to 7 nights
Stay in a Smart room and receive:
- Glass of Champagne each on arrival (value £13.50 pp)
- 3 course dinner for two in the Avenue restaurant each evening (value £65 pp)
- Full breakfast for two daily
- Complimentary noon late check out (value £10)
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- Charming 17th century country house hotel
- Set in over 60 acres of rolling parkland
- Sumptuous deluxe bedrooms
- 3 AA Rosette Award winning restaurant
- Relax and dine on the terrace
- 5 star luxury property
The hotel does apply a 12.5% discretionary service charge to all food & beverage purchases. The charge is not compulsory, and should you object, please just mention it and the hotel will deduct it at check out.
How to find Lainston House
Good to know
Hotel check-in time:
Hotel check-out time:
7:00am-10:00am Monday-Friday / 8:00am-10:30am Saturday and Sunday
7:00pm-9:00pm Sunday-Thursday / 7:00pm-9:30pm Friday and Saturday
The dress code is smart, casual
Private car parking on site
The hotel does not have a lift.
Bedrooms are over two floors. There is one fully accessible bedroom.
Children welcome. Standard rooms accommodate one extra child, family rooms up to 2 children. Bed charge is £25 for Z-beds for children up to 12 years old sharing a room with parents, breakfast is priced at £12 for children up to 12 and £21 for children older than 12. Children under 2 stay for free and cots can be provided free of charge. No children in Restaurant after 7pm. Families with children under 11 are able to dine from the relaxed bar menu in the comfort of the Drawing Room or Cedar Bar. This is to ensure the comfort of both our families and all of our other guests.
The most striking feature within the grounds is the avenue of lime trees. Planted circa 1716 as a 19th century gentlemen's vista rather than as an entrance way, the avenue is the longest line of limes in England. Walk to the far end and find a special 25 foot silver birch planted in 2006 commemorating the 25th Anniversary of Exclusive Hotels and Venues. Take a seat on the specially commissioned arched seating surrounding the tree, admiring the view back up the avenue to the beautiful William and Mary house.
History of the hotel
Dating back to the late 17th century, this divine country house hotel in Hampshire is noteworthy for several reasons throughout history. The house may date back to the 17th century, however the foundations show evidence of an earlier medieval dwelling. The chapel in the grounds dates from the 12th or 13th century and was a valuable asset.
The name Lainston derives from Leofwines'tun. Tun means enclosure and Leofwine was a popular name, Leof meaning 'one who is dear' and wine meaning 'a friend'. Leynestone which means 'farm of the great field' has evolved over the centuries with various spellings.
Dogs are accepted and should not be left unattended in rooms. A normal charge is made of £30 per stay, selected rooms available. Regrettably dogs are not allowed in any of the public rooms except the Cedar Bar and terrace, with the exception of guide dogs. They will be happy to organise to walk your dog if you require
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