Great Fosters

Egham, United Kingdom

Amidst magnificent gardens and close to Windsor and London

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44 rooms

A former Tudor hunting lodge, Great Fosters Hotel is a stately historic house set in 50 acres of stunning gardens and parkland in Egham. Transformed into a magnificent hotel with gourmet dining, croquet, swimming, tennis and easy access to Wentworth Golf Club, this is a delightful country retreat within easy reach of London.

Location

Egham, Surrey. Close to Windsor Castle, Eton, Ascot and Virginia Water. 7 miles from London Heathrow Airport.

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Things to enjoy

Outdoor heated pool, tennis court, croquet lawn, gourmet dining, bar, terrace, innovative and interesting gardens.

Number of floors: 3

In detail

All the rooms and suites are individually decorated some with damask walls, Persian rugs, gilt furnishings and precious antiques. Jacobean fireplaces, tapestries and mullioned windows share the stage at Great Fosters with moulded ceilings, bright rugs and rich oak panelling.

Stroll the grounds for a gallery of innovations in garden art. Find a topiary display, a knot garden surrounded by Saxon moat, a rose garden with arches and pergolas and a picturesque Japanese bridge. Sip a cocktail from Great Fosters Hotel terrace overlooking the renowned flock of black swans.

Rooms

In line with our commitment to offer our guests both choice and diversity, Small Luxury Hotels of the World properties offer a range of room categories for you to choose from.

Great Fosters

Coach House Double

The Coach House is reached via a short walk across the courtyard. These elegant bedrooms are air-conditioned and peerlessly designed in a contemporary style, complete with plasma screens, modems, Wi-Fi and iPod docking stations. 9-12sqm

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Coach House Suite

The Coach House is reached via a short walk across the courtyard. These elegant suites are air-conditioned and peerlessly designed in a contemporary style, complete with plasma screen, modem, Wi-Fi and iPod docking station. All rooms have king size beds and silk filled duvets. Size: 26m2

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Main House Double

Some rooms offer breathtaking view of the topiary garden and Japanese bridge whilst others overlook the front of the hotel. Each is uniquely decorated and has a work desk and easy chair. All rooms have 5ft double beds and silk filled duvets. Size approximately 18 to 20m2

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Superior Double Room

These rooms are in keeping with the theme of the main house, yet have a contemporary decor and modern amenities. Some have flat screen televisions, in room safes and iPod docking station. All rooms have king size beds with silk filled duvets that can also be twinned, work desk, easy chairs for relaxing and are located in the Main House. Room size 23 - 28m2

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Historic Room

This collection of rooms has been individually decorated to add to the elegance of the hotel. With their ornate Italian furniture, sixteenth century tapestries and luxurious four-poster beds, these spacious rooms and suites complement the grandeur of the house. All beds include silk filled duvets. Size 36 - 50m2

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Deluxe Double Room

Located in the Cloisters or in the Coach House Decorated in a contemporary style,the rooms feature comfortable sofas, plasma screens an ipod docking stations. All rooms are equipped with modems and Wi-Fi. Some bathrooms have separate showers.15-20sqm

Services

Rich in historic features that include mullioned windows, Jacobean fireplaces, a rare oak well staircase, authentic tapestries, moulded ceilings and Persian rugs, Great Fosters also provides luxurious contemporary amenities. There is a swimming pool, tennis court and croquet lawn for guests to enjoy at their leisure while the hotel's candlelit restaurant serves sumptuous food in an ambience redolent of history.


Directory of services

  • Bell service
  • Car Parking ( complimentary )
  • Complimentary newspaper
  • Concierge
  • Daily maid service
  • Daily newspaper
  • Direct billing
  • Disabled Access
  • Disabled Rooms
  • Exclusive Use
  • Fax machine rental
  • Florist
  • Foreign currency exchange
  • Guests relation services
  • High speed Internet in public areas
  • High speed Internet in guest rooms
  • Interconnecting rooms
  • Internet / E-mail terminal
  • Laundry service
  • Multilingual staff
  • Porters
  • Pressing service
  • Room service - 24 hour
  • Shoe shine service
  • Sommelier
  • Turn-down service
  • Valet Parking
  • Wake up calls
  • Licenced Wedding Ceremonies
  • WI-FI in public areas
  • WI-FI in guest rooms

On-site facilities

  • Luggage storeroom
  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Tennis Courts

Family facilities

  • Cots
  • Family rooms
  • Interconnecting rooms
  • Children's Meals
  • Pool

Languages spoken

  • English
  • German
  • French
  • Hungarian

Dining

Specialising in modern English and European cuisine using the finest ingredients, Great Fosters offers an inspired choice of dining in either The Estate Grill or The Tudor Room at Great Fosters.


Cocktail Bar

Bar/Lounge. Open daily.

Restaurant details
Type: Bar/Lounge
Dress Code: n/a
Opening Hours:

Monday-Saturday 11:00 to 14:30 / 18:00 to 23:00 & Sunday 12:00 to 15:00 / 19:00 to 22:30

Smoking: No (Non-Smoking)

The Tudor Room at Great Fosters

Set in a lavishly decorated dining room, boasting silk lined walls and a dominant seventeenth century tapestry The Tudor Room will offer the intimacy of just twenty four covers. The Tudor Room at Great Fosters offers a series of tasting menus with intense flavours that change seasonally. The Tudor Room opens for lunch from 12 noon until 2pm Tuesday - Friday and for dinner from 7pm until 9.30pm Tuesday - Friday. On Saturday evenings it opens from 6.30pm until 9.30pm. To make a reservation please call 01784 433822 or e-mail your request to Alper Sahin, Restaurant Manager of the Tudor Room at Great Fosters. We look forward to welcoming you.

Restaurant details
Type: Fine Dining
Dress Code: Smart
Opening Hours: Tuesday to Friday: Lunch - 12.00-15.00 Dinner - 19.00 - 23.00 Saturday: Dinner - 18.30 - 23.00
Smoking: No (Non-Smoking)

The Estate Grill

This honest, fresh and simpler style of cooking particularly complements our changing art exhibitions by British artists. We look forward to welcoming you.

Restaurant details
Type: Brasserie
Dress Code: Casual
Opening Hours: Open all day every day from 12.30pm until 9.30pm Sunday to Thursday and 10pm on Friday and Saturday.
Smoking: No (Non-Smoking)

Leisure

Golf at Wentworth nearby (pre booking essential)


Activities

  • Croquet - On Site
  • Golf Driving Range - Nearby
  • Ice Skating - Within 10 Miles / 15 Km
  • Jogging Track - Nearby
  • Outdoor Swimming Pool - On Site
  • Tennis - On Site
  • Water Skiing - Nearby

Meetings and Business

The hotel caters for up to 130 delegates. The Coach House, a short walk across a courtyard was refurbished in 2008. It offers 3 state of the art air conditioned meeting rooms with modems & Wi-Fi, overlooking a walled garden.


Business Services

  • Air-conditioning
  • Digital Projector
  • Blackboard/Whiteboard
  • Broadband Internet access
  • Conference telephone
  • Direct dial telephone
  • Flip charts
  • Internet / E-mail access
  • Lectern
  • Microphone
  • Mineral water/Tea/Coffee
  • Overhead projectors
  • LCD / Plasma flat screens
  • Podium with microphone
  • Projector
  • Screen
  • Slide projector
  • Television
  • Video equipment / VCR
  • White board
  • Wireless internet access

Getting there

Hotel Address

Great Fosters
Stroude Road
Egham
Surrey TW20 9UR . England Egham, SurreyTW20 9URUnited Kingdom

Transportation

Local / International airport: Heathrow Airport: 7 miles - GBP 40 - Taxi. Nearest train station: Egham 2 miles / Heathrow (LHR) 7 miles. Bus station: Heathrow. Motorway: M25. Car rental: Heathrow. Shopping district: London 17 miles / Windsor 5 miles. Shuttle bus available: no. Nearest tram/tube: Heathrow.

Airports

Nearest international airport: Heathrow (8 Km.)
Nearest local airport: Heathrow (8 Km.)

Trains & Buses

Nearest train station: Egham (2 Km.)

Driving

Nearest motorway junction: M25 Junction 13 (2 Km.)

Car Rental

Nearest car rental office: Egham (2 Km.)

Directions

From M25-leave at junction 13, signpost to Egham, at end of slip road turn left at large roundabout into The Avenue. Turn left at mini-round about into Vicarage road. At the end, turn right at mini-round about into New Wickham Lane. Turn left at next roundabout into Stroude Road. Great Fosters is approximately 500 yards on the left hand side.

Near Great Fosters

Golf, fishing, boating, Windsor and Eton, Ascot, Virginia Water, London, Wentworth, Savill Gardens, Hampton Court Palace, Royal Botanic Gardens at Kew, Twickenham, Guildford, RHS Wisley, Runnymede, boat trips on the Thames, Thorpe Park, Chessington, Legoland.


Landmarks

  • Ascot
  • Bracknell
  • Guildford
  • Hampton Court
  • Kew Gardens
  • Legoland
  • Runnymede
  • Savil Gardens and Virginia Water
  • Thorpe Park
  • Wentworth Golf Course
  • Windsor and Eton
  • Woking
  • Heathrow Airport

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