a grand hotel from the moment you enter the building. Hotel staff happy to see you, talk and even remember your name! Room was good but dim, mood lighting is OK and high cielings are hard to deal with but you would find it hard to read a book or write a letter in room 165 shows my age who reads books or writes letters today ( I DO ). But these are minor problems, the restoration of this building is wonderful, the beds give a good sleep, lots of hot water. You even feel the trains passing under the hotel just to remind you that this was a railway building.
A Victorian masterpiece restored...Sir John Betjeman called this Gothic treasure "too beautiful and too romantic to survive" …More