The Relais Henley

The Relais Henley Henley on Thames, Hertfordshire & Buckinghamshire

40 bedroom boutique hotel in Henley on Thames


Member since June 2023

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This former 16th Century coaching inn has been reimagined as a waterside retreat for the discerning modern traveller in the centre of Henley. With design inspired by liveliness of the river it sits alongside, blending rowing club spirit with the botanical beauty of the surrounding Chiltern countryside, guests will find relaxing bedrooms, elegant dining, the finest hospitality, and delightful river views. 

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From £121.90 pppn for a 5 night stay, to £149.50 pppn for a 1 night stay

Stay in a Courtyard Double room and receive:

  • A bottle of Prosecco in your room on arrival (value £25)
  • £40 per room credit towards any food on your first day (for use in the bar, restaurant or The Deli)
  • Full English breakfast daily
  • Late check out at noon
  • The restaurant is currently closed Sunday evenings, Mondays and Tuesdays, however dining credit can be used towards pre-booked afternoon tea, lunches in the bar, or in The Deli

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  • Indiviually designed bedrooms
  • Range of dining and lounge areas
  • Stunning riverside location
  • Excellent location in the quintessential English town of Henley on Thames
  • Pampering spa and beauty treatments available in-room and at GLOW medispa nearby

Home truths

Pre-booking hotel parking is essential. As the car park is located elsewhere, the hotel recommend that guests park at the front of the hotel to drop off any luggage; one of the reception team can assist with directions.

40 Bedrooms
Riding Nearby
Four Poster Bed
Accessible Rooms
Golf Course Nearby
Internet Connection in Rooms

How to find The Relais Henley

The Relais Henley
Hart Street

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Good to know

Hotel check-in time:

3:00 PM

Hotel check-out time:

11:00 AM


Opening Times

The Clipper

Breakfast: Weekdays 7am - 10.30am, weekends 8am - 10.30am

Lunch: Tuesday - Sunday 12pm - 2.30pm (3pm Sunday)

Dinner: Tuesday - Saturday 6pm - 9.30pm 

Afternoon tea: Daily 3pm -5.30pm must be pre-booked before arrival

Parking Facilities

There is no on site car park, however there is a secure offsite, self-park, gated facility available, just a 6 minute walk from the hotel.  The cost to park a vehicle is from £10.00 for every 24hr period.  Please contact reception to secure your parking space. Pre-booking essential.

Alternatively, guests can use the train station car parking or other car parks within Henley. 

Disabled Access

Courtyard Rooms are located on the garden level across from the main hotel building, this is accessed via an uncovered brick walkway which is approximately 35 meters from the main hotel building.

There are 2 Accessible rooms both measure 26sqm (279 sqft.) and can accommodate up to two adults. These rooms have wider doorways, lowered peepholes, lowered wall-mounted thermostat, lowered wardrobe rod, lowered sinks, towel bars, grab bars and a roll in shower with fold-down seat. Each room also has its own private outdoor seating space. Assistance dogs are most welcome.

For general access, there is a lift servicing the 1st and 2nd floor giving access to a choice of traditional hotel rooms. The hotel lift is large enough to accommodate a wheelchair comfortably. Most rooms have walk-in showers. 

Child Policy

Children aged 12 or under can stay free of charge when sharing a room with a full-paying adult.  Cots and extra beds are available in our larger rooms, however, these are limited and subject to availability. Additional charges may apply. Please check at the time of booking.

History of the hotel

Previously The Red Lion Hotel, this 16th century property has been at the centre of Henley-on-Thames for over 500 years, hosting Kings, Queens, and Members of State. From the 1530s when it housed the craftsmen who built St Mary's Church, later hosting King Charles I, the First Duke of Marlborough and a pageant of personalities, The Relais Henley has been part of the social fabric woven around the River Thames, Oxfordshire and England itself.  

Dogs Policy

With the exception of service dogs, pets are not permitted. 

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