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Get an overview of this hotel4-star Knowl Hill inn in Twyford with free parking


Located in Twyford, this inn is within 6 mi (10 km) of All Saints' Church, Bisham Abbey, and Mill at Sonning. Leander Club and Henley Bridge are also within 6 mi (10 km).

Property Features

A restaurant, a snack bar/deli, and a conference center are available at this smoke-free inn. Free WiFi in public areas and free self parking are also provided. Additionally, coffee/tea in a common area, conference rooms, and tour/ticket assistance are onsite.

Room Amenities

All 22 rooms offer free WiFi, room service, and coffee makers. Hair dryers, phones, and ironing boards are among the other amenities that guests will find.

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4.3 out of 5
88% of guests recommend
4.4 Room cleanliness
4.3 Service & staff
4.4 Room comfort
4.1 Hotel condition
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Atmospheric country hotel

5 out of 5
by from UK
Posted Feb 20, 2017
Pros: Atmospheric country hotel, rooms had everything you need and were charming with sloping ceilings, really lovely friendly staff, great breakfast
Cons: When renovations are complete will improve the view from the rooms
Location: easy access if driving, but staff also happy to arrange taxis to local train station with great connections e.g. to London, Windsor
Chose this hotel for close proximity to friends who were having a party very nearby as it looked a lovely country hotel with log beamed bar and roaring fire
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Good hotel with friendly staff

5 out of 5
Posted Feb 12, 2017
Pros: The room was was very warm for my arrival which was ate on a very cold night so thank you.
Very helpful staff when I checked in late at 10:30 pm. Superb breakfast - best scrambled eggs and mushrooms ever.
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Amazing Place

5 out of 5
by from Canada
Posted Sep 20, 2016
Pros: Everything
Cons: Nothing
Stayed one night and loved it. Lots of character. Great pub and excellent food. All of the staff was very friendly and helpful. Our room was 5 star. Nothing missing. Would definitely go back and recommend.
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Excellent inn

5 out of 5
by from Glos
Posted Aug 28, 2016
Friendly staff, really comfortable room (we upgraded to a suite, which was well worth the extra money). Room was spotlessly clean, huge, and luxurious. Nice big fluffy towels and the bathroom had a massive walk In shower and rolled top bath. food in the bar at night was fab, great choice, reasonably priced, and tasted superb. Breakfast was equally as good. We can highly recommend!
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Nice hotel but awful food.

3 out of 5
Posted Aug 26, 2016
Pros: Was ok.
Cons: Food - see above.
Location: Fine - business nearby.
Nice hotel, reception staff friendly. Evening meal and especially breakfast were really poor. Honestly, I've never had a worse breakfast - half the plate was cold, sloppy scrambled eggs, with two pieces over very dry bacon and two undercooked sausages. Terrible breakfast service staff.
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Convenient for Henley RR via train from Twyford.

4 out of 5
by from Cheshire UK
Posted Jul 2, 2016
Enjoyed our stay and would book again,provided that the price of the accommodation does not increase, during future HRR weeks. The breakfast was very good.
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Excellent value and quality

5 out of 5
Posted Sep 21, 2015
Pros: General atmosphere - very pleasant , nice country feel.
Cons: More tea bags in the room.. (only two)
Location: Henley a 10 min taxi drive. Nice location but would suggest a car is needed.
Pleasantly surprised with hotel, clean and comfortable room/bathroom. Excellent shower. More teabags in the room please. Super room for meals and the breakfast was fresh and excellent value. Lovely staff whom are more than happy to help e.g arrange a taxi. Good service with a smile in the restaurant. Would stay again.
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Good for sight seeing

5 out of 5
by from uk
Posted Sep 21, 2015
Pros: Everything.
Very pleasant hotel with friendly,attentive staff. Room was large,clean and there was plenty of tea and coffee. Atmosphere was great. Close to Henley, Marlow ,Windsor etc so ideal for sight seeing.
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Cosy, Old-fashioned Inn

4 out of 5
Posted Aug 29, 2015
Pros: Quaint Inn. Would love to come back in winter with the log fires on. Breakfast was very nice but would prefer to have a choice when I wanted my toast
Cons: Attention to detail. The lamp beside the bed did not work and the mug with the tea and coffee making facilities had a crack in it.
Stayed here for 2 nights in an upgraded room (thank you) due to a wedding being on at the same time. Room was lovely, bed very comfortable except for the pillows which were too 'fat' for our liking! However, found some flatter ones as spare in the wardrobe which suited us perfectly.
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4 out of 5
Posted Aug 19, 2015
The hotel was excellent value. The breakfast was delicious. Would stay again if in the area.
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Renovations & Closures

This property is undergoing renovations.
During renovations, the inn will make every effort to minimize noise and disturbance.

Property Amenities

Property Amenities

Dining options at the inn include a restaurant and a snack bar/deli. High-speed wireless Internet access is complimentary. 3 meeting rooms are available. This business-friendly inn also offers a terrace, tour/ticket assistance, and coffee/tea in a common area. Limited complimentary onsite parking is available on a first-come, first-served basis. The property may provide extended parking privileges to guests after check-out (surcharge).

The Bird In Hand is a smoke-free property.

  • Total number of rooms - 22 
  • Number of floors - 2 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • Coffee/tea in common areas 
  • Conference space 
  • Front desk (limited hours) 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Free WiFi 
  • RV, bus, truck parking 
  • Parking (limited spaces) 
  • Terrace 
  • Restaurant 
  • Year Built 1400 
  • Number of meeting rooms - 3 
  • Conference center 
  • Snack bar/deli 
  • Free self parking 
  • Smoke-free property 
  • Number of buildings/towers - 2 
  • Wedding services 


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi


Free self parking, RV, bus, truck parking, Parking (limited spaces)

Room Amenities

  • Phone 
  • Cribs/infant beds available 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Room service (limited hours) 
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge) 
  • Iron/ironing board 

Where to Eat

Onsite venue - This restaurant serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

Country Pub - This pub serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Guests can enjoy alfresco dining (weather permitting).

Room service (during limited hours) is available.

Property Policies


Check-in time ends at 11:00 PM

Check-in time starts at 3:00 PM

Special check-in instructions:


Check-out time is 11:00 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are available.


  • Pets allowed for an extra charge of GBP 10 per pet, per night
  • 2 per room
  • Specific rooms only, restrictions apply
  • Pet-friendly rooms can be requested by contacting the property at the number on the booking confirmation

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.


Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Pet fee: GBP 10 per pet, per night
  • Rollaway beds are available for an additional fee
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Property Name

  • Bird In Hand Country Inn
  • The Bird In Hand Country Inn
  • Bird Hand Inn Reading
  • Bird Hand Reading

We should mention

Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms. The property allows pets in specific rooms only and has other pet restrictions (surcharges apply and can be found in the Fees section). Guests can arrange to bring pets by contacting the property directly, using the contact information on the booking confirmation.

National Rating

This establishment has received its official star rating from VisitEngland, the National Tourist Board for England.