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Lygon Arms, Broadway



Set in the charming village of Broadway, this forming coaching inn dates back to medieval times. During the English Civil War both Oliver Cromwell and Charles I stayed here, (though not at the same time)! Today the Lygon Arms is a beautiful bolthole for couples and families who want to explore the Cotswolds in style.

Ambience
Not long refurbished, Lygon Arms masterfully balances the old with the new. In the original building you?ll find antique features at every turn including thick stone walls, imposing fireplaces and attractive mullioned windows. The layout, too, has a historic feel about it and I delighted in exploring the warren of cosy lounges where you can take tea and peruse the morning papers in peace.

The staff we encountered were also experts at balance, both informative yet friendly. And not once did the hotel feel stuffy or overtly formal; there was a jovial atmosphere throughout, no doubt buoyed by December festivities. Speaking of which, the decorations were magnificent. Check-in & Welcome
We arrived earlier than check-in time, but reception happily stored our bags. We then whiled away an hour in the pleasant Lygon Wine Bar, before returning to check-in. A friendly member of staff showed us to the room and concisely explained how things worked at Lygon.
The Room
During the revamp, several new suites were added to the hotel resulting in a total of 86 rooms. While 36 of them are in the main building, the rest are in the pretty Orchard, Garden and Court...
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