The Castle Hotel Windsor


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18 High Street, Windsor, Berkshire, SL4 1LJ

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Make sure your time in Windsor is really well spent with a stay at The Castle Hotel Windsor – voted one of the top hotels in Windsor by TripAdvisor traveller feedback.  This historic, boutique hotel sits magnificently in the town centre, opposite Windsor Guildhall and just a few minutes’ walk from Windsor Castle.  The history of the hotel and unique touches permeate every corner, yet the bedrooms are stylishly decorated with all the comforts you would expect to make you feel totally at home whether you stay to experience Windsor or are visiting on business. Comfy beds, 100% natural toiletries from 100 Acres, Nspresso machines for freshly brewed coffee in the morning and the finest Egyptian cotton bedsheets, enjoy a restful night’s sleep.

A stay at The Castle Hotel would not be complete without a meal in Leaf Restaurant. It offers creative cuisine showcasing the finest locally sourced produce with meals that nourish both the mind, body and the soul. Enjoy breakfast, brunch, lunch, afternoon tea and dinner.  Year round, you will also find our beautiful garden terrace open – a little oasis just a couple of steps from the main High Street.  With heaters, blankets and hot water bottles to keep you snug in the winter and a sun trap in the warmer months, it is a really popular spot for a cocktail or catch-up over coffee. Pets are also welcome in the garden.

The Castle Hotel history

The Castle Hotel began life in 1528 as The Mermaid Inn – humbly brewing beer and cider for the people of Windsor: However, in the 1700s the innkeeper Richard Martin was awarded the first of the hotel’s eight Royal Warrants – to provide horses and carriages for the royal household – and the hotel grew to become one of the grandest hotels in town. By the 19th century, Castle Hotel was unrivalled as the finest place to stay in Windsor and even the Duke of Wellington stepped in to dine after his victory over Napoleon at the battle of Waterloo.  

It is the small details that matter and, at The Castle Hotel our team will make your welcome very warm, deliver authentic hospitality, advise you on the best places to see and go and bid you a fond farewell when you leave.
Part of the Royal Borough of Windsor & Maidenhead Concierge Scheme.

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Arrival Date:
Wed , 22nd Mar 2023
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Guide Prices

Number of Rooms / Units
Room / Unit TypeRoom / Unit Tariff*
Classic£175.00 per room per night (room only)
Deluxe bedroom£215.00 per room per night (room only)
Suite (Adult/Family room)£250.00 per room per night (room only)
Superior (Adult/Family room)£195.00 per room per night (room only)

*As a guide, prices are per room per night for hotels, guest houses, B&Bs and serviced apartments and per week for self-catering accommodation.

Note: Prices are a guide only and may change on a daily basis.


Friday, 28th April 2023 - Friday, 28th April 2023

Vineyard - Wine Tasting at The Castle HotelDinner with the Winemaker Stanlake ParkBack by very popular demand, bring your friends or partner to a delightful evening of food paired with superlative English wines at The Castle Hotel. You will be joined by expert winemaker Nico Centonze and General Manager Natalia Pezzone from Stanlake Park for a relaxing evening of wine tasting…
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  • Accessible Bedrooms
  • Disabled Parking
  • Disabled persons toilet
  • Lift
  • Wheelchair user accessible


  • Additional Meal Details - Restaurant bar and lounge service
  • Banqueting
  • Bar
  • Bar meals
  • Cater for vegetarians
  • Meals served all day
  • Restaurant - Leaf
  • Room Service
  • Serve breakfast
  • Serve evening meal - Daily last orders at 9.45pm
  • Serve lunch
  • Special diets catered for

Children & Infants

  • Accept children (Minimum age) - 0
  • Children's play area - Adjacent to public park and playground
  • Cot
  • Facilities for children - Cots, Children's Menu
  • Family Friendly, Children Welcome
  • Food/bottle warming available
  • Highchair

Establishment Features

  • 24 hr return laundry service - Monday to Thursday
  • Accept coach parties - Pre-booked
  • Air-conditioning throughout - Comfort air cooling/heating system
  • Available for wedding receptions
  • Business facilities (eg. Fax/ modem) - Broadband point in all rooms
  • Central heating throughout
  • Children aged 12yrs+ welcome
  • Children aged 5+yrs welcome
  • Conference facilities - 13 meeting rooms. Main meeting room 80-400 theatre style
  • Dogs welcome - When booked in advance in a designated pet friendly bedroom. Charge is £30 per dog per night and guests need to call to add on their pet.
  • Event venue
  • Garden/patio for guests' use
  • Interconnecting Rooms
  • Ironing facilities - In all bedrooms
  • Licensed for civil marriages
  • Licensed for weddings & ceremonies
  • Lift - Within house only
  • Night porter
  • Open Christmas
  • Open New Year
  • Pre-school children welcome (0-4yrs)
  • Separate guests' lounge
  • Staff fluent in foreign languages ** (List of languages are separately given) - Afrikaans, Spanish, Portuguese, Italian, German, French, Flemish, Danish, Japanese
  • Welcome single sex groups, eg stag/hen parties
  • Wireless Internet Access - Throughout the hotel including bedrooms.

Languages spoken

  • Afrikaans spoken
  • Danish spoken
  • Flemish spoken
  • French spoken
  • German spoken
  • Italian spoken
  • Japanese spoken
  • Portuguese spoken
  • Spanish spoken

Leisure Facilities

  • Access to golf course - 5 miles - excellent course
  • Attraction package(s) available - The Castle Hotel Windsor has partnered with Windsor Carriages to offer guests an exclusive carriage ride through The Great Park. We also off a Discover Royal Windsor break which includes tickets to Windsor Castle and an Explore and Stay package that includes tickets to The Savill Garden with a bus tour
  • Bar
  • Cycle Hire - Local Supplier
  • Eating Out Within Walking Distance
  • Fitness facilities close by - 10 minutes' walk
  • Golf Course close by - 5 miles, excellent courses

Parking & Transport

  • Car parking - Over 100 spaces
  • Electric Vehicle Charging Point
  • On site parking - Chargeable at £30 per car per day for hotel residents.
  • Railway station within 5 miles
  • Railway station within walking distance - Windsor & Eton Central and Windsor & Eton Riverside stations.

Payment Methods

  • American Express accepted
  • Delta accepted
  • Diners Club accepted
  • Maestro Accepted
  • MasterCard accepted
  • Solo accepted
  • Sterling Travellers Cheques accepted
  • Visa accepted

Provider Preferences

  • In town/city centre
  • Non smoking establishment
  • Of historic, literary or architectural interest - Originally a Georgian coaching house.

Room / Unit Features

  • Air conditioning in all rooms
  • All rooms non-smoking
  • Baths all rooms
  • Broadband - In all rooms, WiFi throughout body of hotel.
  • Colour television in all bedrooms
  • DVD Player in all bedrooms
  • Four poster beds available
  • Ground floor bedrooms available
  • Ground Floor Room(s)
  • Hairdryer in all bedrooms
  • Internet access all rooms - Complimentary Wi-Fi available in all bedrooms and public areas
  • Ironing facilities in most rooms
  • King sized bed some rooms
  • Mini bar some rooms - Complimentary still and sparkling water on arrival
  • Modem point in all bedrooms - Broadband fixed access point.
  • Non smoking rooms available
  • Queen sized beds some rooms
  • Radio in all bedrooms
  • Safe all rooms
  • Showers all rooms
  • Tea & coffee making facilities in all bedrooms
  • Telephone in all bedrooms
  • Trouser press all rooms

Specialist Features

  • Aim to attract conferences and business meetings
  • Marketed as gay friendly
  • Marketed as green/environmentally friendly - Aiming to achieve a GBTS accreditation by the end of Q1 2023
  • Marketed to any other specialist market - Asian/ethnic functions - Weddings
  • Short breaks available
  • Special provisions for cyclists - Cycle storage (up to 6 bikes)
  • Special provisions for lone female travellers - Main building accommodation offered
  • Special provisions for walkers - Offer lunch packs

Travel & Trade

  • Commission/net rates apply
  • Wi-fi available

Special Offers

  • Spring Break with Woodchester Valley Vineyard

    Capture the joys of spring in Windsor with a relaxing escape. Stay for two-nights or more and save up to 25%. Enjoy a lazy day at the hotel. Sample the indulgent afternoon tea. Relax and get a good night’s sleep in the comfy beds. Take home a bottle of rosé from Cotswolds-based English wine producers Woodchester Valley Vineyard.

    How to book: For further details, terms and conditions, and to book, visit The Castle Hotel website.

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  • Romantic Escapes

    The ultimate romantic break. Treat your loved on to a romantic one-night break in Windsor including rose petals on the bed, a chilled bottle of Prosecco and artisan chocolate waiting in your room for you, a three-course meal in Victoria’s restaurant and breakfast in the morning.

    How to book: For further details, terms and conditions and to book visit The Castle Hotel website.

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TripAdvisor Traveller Rating:

4 of 5 stars
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      4.5 of 5 stars
    • Value
      4 of 5 stars
    • Cleanliness
      4.5 of 5 stars
    • Location
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    Recent Reviews:

    • SamBarness
      West Drayton, United Kingdom
      Amazing hotel and brilliant staff - 10/10
      5 of 5 stars
      Monday, 20th March 2023
      Amazing stay and wonderful staff. Nothing is too much trouble and staff are always friendly and welcoming. Room is amazing and location is unbeatable. Thoroughly enjoyed my stay and cannot wait to... Read full review
    • Joe W
      Perfect stay
      5 of 5 stars
      Monday, 20th March 2023
      Amazing hotel, from the moment we arrived the hotel staff made us feel like we were their most important guests. Breakfast was amazing, they have thought of every little detail to make your stay... Read full review
    • Departure16076050467
      Wendover, United Kingdom
      Trip Type:
      Great location!
      5 of 5 stars
      Monday, 20th March 2023
      Excellent location in the middle of Windsor and was great to be able to park on site. The staff were very helpful at all times. The bar had a nice feel and a good range of drinks and we had a... Read full review

    Map & Directions

    Road Directions

    By Car: From M4, junction 6, follow the brown tourist signs for Royal Castle. The Castle Hotel is situated in the High Street, on the left, opposite the Guildhall. To access the car park, put SL4 1ER in your sat nav to be taken to the back of the hotel.

    By Train: 2 minutes walk from Windsor and Eton Riverside and Windsor and Eton Central Stations. 

    Public Transport Directions

    From Windsor Central / Windsor - 0.3 miles From Windsor and Eton station.  0.5 miles from the Windsor and Eton Riverside Station - turn right and walk up the High Street about 300yds.


    • 4 AA Stars Hotel
    4 AA Stars Hotel


    • Group Establishments -Part of the Royal Borough of Windsor & Maidenhead Concierge Service Part of the Royal Borough of Windsor & Maidenhead Concierge Service 2022
    • Regional and Miscellaneous -WTTC Safe Travels WTTC Safe Travels 2021

    Opening Times

    Open Christmas
    Open New Year
    Open (1 Jan 2023 - 31 Dec 2023)

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