Thatcher’s

Guildford
Thatcher’s Hotel, Guildford is a charming Tudor style property that sits within beautifully manicured gardens in the heart of the glorious Surrey countryside. The tranquil and scenic Thatcher’s Guildford is a relaxing base, ideal for visiting nearby Thorpe Park, Chessington, Denbies Wine ...

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Ramada Hotel Guildford/Leatherhead Hotel Exterior PhotoThatcher’s Hotel, Guildford is a charming Tudor style property that sits within beautifully manicured gardens in the heart of the glorious Surrey countryside. The tranquil and scenic Thatcher’s Guildford is a relaxing base, ideal for visiting nearby Thorpe Park, Chessington, Denbies Wine Estate and Hampton Court. However, Thatcher’s Hotel has much more to offer than just a great location.

This picturesque hotel is home to the locally renowned Thatcher’s Restaurant, which is perfect for both romantic meals and family gatherings. Traditional and international cuisine, fine wines and elegant surroundings create a meal to remember at The Thatcher’s Hotel. After a delectable dinner enjoy your favourite tipple in the cosy surroundings of the hotel’s Club Bar.

Thatcher’s Hotel has 87 guest rooms, many retaining original features of the house.  Your Standard room is traditionally styled, with crisp cotton sheets and bathroom with power shower and complimentary toiletries. Most rooms have views of the landscaped garden and all have complimentary hot drinks and biscuits.  We have interconnecting rooms for families and fully accessible rooms. Upgrade your accommodation to an Executive room for early check in, extra comforts in your room like a robe, slippers, pump pillows, superior toiletries, biscuit’s, a morning newspaper of your choice & a voucher to spend during your stay.

For extra comfort and convenience Thatcher’s Hotel also offers guests the use of free onsite parking and an excellent 24 hour room service.

The hotel has a small fitness suite available for all guests staying at the hotel, it is Free of charge and available from 6.30am – 8.00pm. We have 2 Cross trainers, 2 exercise bikes, 2 stepping machines, 1 weight machine & a selection of hand weights available to use at your leisure.

Catch some zzz’s…

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Four Poster Room

Our unique Suite hosts a traditional four poster bed with large en-suite bathroom with both bath and shower. Spacious and bright it overlooks our paddock and has a comfortable sofa for relaxing. You will find additional space for luggage, hanging clothes and a dressing table.

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Executive Double or Twin Rooms

The Executive rooms host 1 Double Bed or 2 single beds and offers Free WiFi and Pay Movies. In the en-suite we have upgraded your toiletries and you will find Bathrobes and Slippers to relax in comfort.  Included in this room upgrade we also offer you a Free Drink at the Bar along with a Free National News Paper of your choice.

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Family Room for up to 4

Family rooms host 1 Double Bed, 1 Single Bed and Sofa Bed. Kids will be entertained with a large Flat screen TV, Free Wifi and Pay Movies.

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 Standard Double or Twin Rooms

With 1 Double Bed or 2 single beds, our standard bedrooms offer you all standard hotel conveniences.

Legacy Hotels & Resorts has introduced some enticing offers so take advantage of hugely reduced room rates!

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Come dine with us

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Thatcher’s Restaurant

Dine in the traditional surrounds of Thatcher’s Restaurant which features original oak beams and a fireplace from the original house. You can enjoy your meal with views of our beautiful landscaped gardens.

Thatchers Restaurant offers traditional and internationally inspired cuisine, delicious desserts and a selection of fine wines to compliment your meal. You’ll find friendly and helpful service from our experienced waiting staff amongst individually styled surroundings which offer a relaxed atmosphere for an enjoyable dining experience.

The restaurant is open to both residents and non-residents and makes the ideal venue to celebrate a special occasion, feast on Sunday Lunch or enjoy a romantic evening with the one you love.

Download our Menu’s here
Lunch Menu – Dinner Menu – Dessert Menu – Children’s Menu – Room Service Menu
Opening Times

Breakfast: 6.45am-10.00am Monday – Friday, 8.00am -10.00am Saturday, 8.00am – 10.00am Sunday

Lunch: 12.30pm -2.00pm Monday – Friday & Sunday, Saturday not available.

Dinner:  6.30pm -10.00pm Monday – Friday, 6.30pm – 10.00pm Saturday, 6.30pm – 9.00pm Sunday

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Club Bar

After a hard day, what better way to help you wind down than by enjoying your favourite tipple in the comfortable surroundings of a friendly bar? The Club Bar is just the place – offering a range of wines, beers, spirits and soft drinks – our helpful and experienced bar staff will ensure that you have everything you need. Hungry? If making your way to the restaurant feels like to much effort, light meals are available in the bar allowing you to continue relaxing.

Afternoon Tea

Cream tea – £7.95 Pot of tea of your choice with homemade scones Clotted cream and strawberry jam.

High Afternoon tea – £11.95 Pot of tea of your choice with homemade scones, Clotted cream and jam, a selection of Cakes and traditional finger sandwiches.

Champagne tea – £16.95 Pot of tea of your choice with homemade scones, Clotted cream and jam, a selection of Cakes and traditional finger sandwiches with a glass of champagne.

Planning a meeting?

imagesHigh tech facilities and plentiful parking makes Thatcher’s Hotel a great place to do business. The Thatcher’s hotel has nine meeting rooms, all equipped with complimentary WiFi for all delegates. Fresh coffee and mineral water is on tap to keep delegates refreshed. Central Park is the largest of the hotel’s event rooms and holds up to 156 guests.

The state of the art ‘white sound ceiling’ enhances your event acoustics allowing your party to enjoy the best quality sound from your entertainment whilst keeping volumes at a level where your guests can still enjoy their conversation. Central Park also benefits from its own private event bar. Based in a 19th century oak framed building and set in the beautiful Surrey countryside, Thatcher’s hotel is an ideal location for your event.

Each of the 4 function rooms have been designed to a similar size and specification, making them an ideal choice for boardroom meetings with up to 12 delegates. Located on the ground floor, they are all fully air conditioned and offer natural daylight. Wheelchair access Natural daylight Air conditioning.

FANTASTIC FRIDAYS DAY DELEGATE FROM £25 PER PERSON

Take advantage of Thatcher’s Hotel great value delegate package which includes a great meeting room equipped with climate control, natural day light and your choice of set up. The package also includes a two course working lunch, 2 servings of tea or coffe, and the essentials from our conference packages. Available for meetings booked before 31st March 2015. Minimum 10 delegates. For more information or to book call 08444 119 043 or email events@thatchershotel.co.uk

Each of the 4 function rooms have been designed to a similar size and specification, making them an ideal choice for boardroom meetings with up to 12 delegates. Located on the ground floor, they are all fully air conditioned and offer natural daylight. Wheelchair access Natural daylight Air conditioning.

 We Love Team Building

Thatcher’s Hotel is perfect for…

* Corporate Family Fun Days – Reward your employees in style by inviting them and their families for an afternoon of fun.

* Country Pursuits – Bring out the competitive side of your team with a Country Pursuits event.

* Fun Casino Nights – Round off your conference break in style with a James Bond themed Fun Casino Night.

 

 Throwing a Party?

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When it comes to Parties we are here to help you. From your planning and preparation through to your event, our dedicated professional staff can create the perfect package to accommodate your members and suit all budgets.

Your Perfect Day

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Our dedicated wedding consultant will help you with every detail, including organising flowers, the wedding cake and planning the day’s events. Come and visit us to take a tour of the hotel and grounds. Sample the menu options and chat to Thatcher’s hotel head chef to see what delicious courses to expect on your big day.

WEDDING OPEN EVENINGS & FAYRES

We hold a number of wedding showcase and fayres through out the year. Come down to our Wedding Fayre where you can find a variety of options for bridal wear, wedding singers, florists, and cake designers, to name but a few!

We also hold Wedding Open Evenings throughout the year where you can visualise your dream wedding at Thatcher’s Hotel. Rooms and tables will be set up ‘wedding style’ to allow you to begin to plan your big day in detail! View various rooms set up for civil ceremonies, wedding breakfasts and evenings.

Season Greetings

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We love Christmas as much as you do!

This festive period it will be our pleasure you and your family, friends and colleagues to celebrate this magical season.

Our team are delighted to host a number of packages designed to give you a truly memorable party experience. Whether you are enquiry for a group of 2 or 200 guests we will be privileged to offer you the warmest of welcomes. Over the years the hotel has earned a first class reputation for offering the highest quality of food, service and entertainment to our festive guests.

 

What’s on in and around the hotel

2015 Events
Chelsea Flower Show

19th – 23rd May

Royal Ascot

16th – 20th June

http://www.ascot.co.uk/all-events

Goodwood Festival of speed

26th – 28th June

Hampton Court Flower Show

30th June – 5th July

Glorious Goodwood

28th – August

Goodwood Revival

11th – 13th September

Epsom racings

26th – 28th June

http://epsom.thejockeyclub.co.uk/

Attractions in Surrey

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DENBIES VINEYARD

Denbies English Vineyard is situated in Dorking, in the heart of the Surrey Hills, overlooking Box hill. An all-weather destination, the “indoor Wine Experience” tours operate all year. Denbies Vineyard is the largest vineyard in England representing over 10% of the planting in the whole of the UK. Denbies Vineyard made a beautiful, romantic setting and hosts many events from, conferences, functions, weddings and exhibitions surrounded by 265 acres of Vineyards in the heart of the Surrey Hills. Distance from hotel 8.8 miles.

HOG’S BACK BREWERY

The Hog’s Back brewery based in Tongham, Surrey, opened in 1992 and currently brew over 200 brewer’s barrels which is in total 57600 pints a week. The Brewery shop and off licence is situated on the premises supplying not only their own ales but hundreds of bottled beers from around the world. From Belgian beers to almost unknown types from South America to China and a big variety from many small UK breweries. The Hog’s Back Brewery also provides tours, at a very good price and perfect for a gift idea. The tour includes generous sampling throughout the tour and an attractive souvenir glass to keep, lasting 1 ¾ hours. Distance from hotel 14.4 miles.

THORPE PARK

Thorpe Park is situated on the site of a former quarry on the border between Chertsey and Egham in Surrey. The park was open in 1979 with around 2 million visitors a year. Thorpe Park has many attractions for all the family, including Roller Coasters, Thrill Rides, Water Rides and Family rides. It has recently introduced ‘fright nights’. Teaming up with Lionsgate the theme park offers a new era of horror to the UK, and now see’s new horror attractions such as you’re next, cabin in the woods and The Blair witch project. The park also now offers over 18’s club nights also known as the Ministry of Sound brand. Introduced in 2012 the theme park now operate club nights featuring we known DJ’s. Distance from hotel – 14.7 miles.

CHESSINGTON WORLD OF ADVENTURE

Chessington World of Adventure is a theme park and zoo based in south west London attracting around 1.4 million people a year. The park has a large selection of attractions and over 1,000 animals, many of which can be seen from the safari skyway, an elevated monorail around the zoo. Chessington world of Adventures strives to thrill everyone in the family. Distance from hotel 10.6 miles.

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Legoland Windsor in a child-oriented theme park based in Windsor, Berkshire, themed around the Lego toy system attraction children between ages 3 and 12. In common with the other LEGOLAND’s across the world, the park’s attraction consists of a mixture of Lego-themed rides, models and building workshops. Since the theme park open in 1996 it is had around 2 million visitors every year, making it the second most visited theme park in the United Kingdom and the 10th most visited in Europe. Distance from hotel – 24 miles.

ALICE HOLT FOREST

Alice Holt Forest is a former royal forest in Hampshire. Millions of visitors enjoy a wide range of recreational activities by exploring woodlands on foot, cycle, horseback or even getting high up in the tree canopy to enjoy some totally different views. The longest trail is 2.5 miles, winds its way through a variety of woodland scenery to a picturesque Lodge Pond. The 3D maze, its ladders, passages and winding corridors are spread over 4 floors with views over the forest greeting you when you find your way to the top. Timberline is ideal for the older children, it offers a circuit of different challenges to overcome from climbing wall to scramble net and balancing beam to tunnels. Alice Holt is also home to ‘Go Ape’ the UK’s number 1 forest adventure play. Fly down zip slides, leap off Tarzan swings, and sample fun crossings whilst enjoying a beautiful view of the woodlands, open from February to November for 10 years and up with a minimum height of 1.4m. Distance from hotel 21.4 miles.

THE FRIARY SHOPPING CENTRE – GUILDFORD

The Friary shopping centre is located at North Street, Guildford.  There is always something happening at The Friary Centre such as fashionably late Thursday. They have made shopping for fashion and more, easier with an extended late shopping hours. Distance from hotel 6.8 miles.

EPSOM RACE COURSE

Epsom Downs is a Grade 1 racecourse near Epsom, Surrey. The course is best known for hosting the Epsom Derby, the UK’s premier horse race over a mile and a half long. It also hosts the Epsom Oaks and the coronation cup. As it is in a public area, people can watch the Derby free, and this means that the Derby is the most attended sporting event of the year. Distance from hotel 11.7 miles.

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Ascot Racecourse is a famous English racecourse, located in the small town of Ascot, Berkshire. It is one of the leading racecourses in the UK, hosting 9 of the UK’s 32 annual group races. The course is closely associated with the British Royal family, being approximately six miles from Windsor Castle. Ascot today stages 26 dats of racing over the course of the year, comprising 18 flat meetings between May and October. It also carries out jump racing throughout the winter months. The royal meeting, held in June, remains the major draw, the highlight being the gold cup. The most prestigious race is the King George VI and Queen Elizabeth Stakes run over the course in July. Distance from hotel 25.3 miles.

BIRDWORLD

Birdworld is one of England’s largest bird parks, covering 26 acres, it is located south west of Farnham, Surrey and is close to a village of Rowledge. Birdworld includes underwater Wold, and Jenny Wren’s farm. There are more than 150 species of birds, over 11 endangered and several of these are critically endangered. Other animals include a number of fishes and reptiles inside underwater world, including crocodiles. There is also a group of Hermann’s Tortoises in the park and several wild grey heron that are attracted by the fish fed to the penguins and pelicans. Jenny Wren’s farm is a children’s petting zoo and houses a number of farm animals. Distance from hotel 20 miles.

POLESDEN LACEY

Polesden Lacey is an Edwardian House located on the North Downs at Great Bookham near Dorking, Surrey. It is owned and run by the National Trust and is one of the Trusts most popular properties. The gardens offer for every season, and to help enjoy the countryside they have way marked walks. The house is open 7 days a week and visitors are free to wander at their own leisure, or in addition you can have guided tours for a little fee. Distance from hotel 4.6 miles.

HAMPTON COURT PALACE

Hampton Court Palace is a royal palace in the London Borough of Richmond upon Thames, in the historic county of Middlesex. The palace is situated just up stream of central London on the river Thames. The palace was originally booked for Cardinal Thomas Wolsey but today the palace is open to the public and is a major tourist attraction.  Apart from the palace itself and its gardens, other points of interest for visitors include the celebrated maze, the historic real tennis court and the huge grape vine which is claimed to be the largest in the world. Distance from hotel – 16.8 miles.

MERCEDES – BENZ WORLD

Mercedes-benz world is a facility at the historic Brooklands motor racing circuit in Weybridge, Surrey, owned and operated by the German car manufacturer Mercedes-Benz. It opened on 29th October 2006 and have 5 courses for learning advanced skills. Entry to Mercedes-Benz world is completely free to the public. The building is spread over 3 floors with over 100 cars on display, including 300SL Gullwing as well as the McLaren Mercedes SLR sports car. Mercedes-Benz world offers driving lessons to anyone over 1.5m tall. This means children as young as 8 or 9 can drive on part of the original Brooklands circuit.  The adjacent Brooklands museum has a large collection of early motorcars, motorbikes and aeroplanes associated with Brooklands, including a Conrade, as well as arcade, a restaurant and a kids’ area. Also adjacent is London Bus Museum which displays some 35 historic London buses dating back to the 1870’s. Distance from hotel 10 miles.

Directions

By Car:

The Hotels postcode is KT24 6TB, but if you are using a SAT NAV we recommend KT24 6AA, The hotel is next to the petrol station.

From M25:
  •  At Junction 10 take the 3rd exit onto the A3 (London S/W)
  • Continue straight onto Portsmouth Road/A3
  • Take the B2039/B2215 exit towards Ockham/Ripley/Send
  • At the roundabout take the 1st exit onto Ockham Road
  • At the end of the road turn left
  • Thatcher’s Hotel will be on your left
From A3:
  • Take the exit B2215 towards A247/Ripley/Send
  • Merge onto London Road
  • At the roundabout take the 3rd exit onto Clandon Road
  • Follow the road straight, at the traffic lights at the end of the road turn left
  • Go straight over the roundabout
  • Follow the road straight and the Thatcher’s Hotel will be on your left
By Rail:

Horsley Train Station is a 5 minute Drive away from the hotel.

By Air:

The closest airport to the hotel is London Heathrow, which is a 33 minute drive away.