I love this place. It's first choice for me and four friends on our annual visits to the National Vintage Communications Fair near Leamington Spa.
The current owners have the OB up or sale; I only hope any new owners will maintain the high standard - and change nothing! It's perfect.
It's clean and well maintained; the beds are comfortable and the Full English Breakfast menu is superb, a meal to set you up for the day. The hosts are thoroughly good people, cheerful and helpful; such a shame they are retiring but they've earned a rest after the effort they put into this place.
The bar is open evenings-only from 5pm. Fine beers, some local, are superbly kept on draught. The bar is popular with residents and locals alike; no need to explain why.
There's a kind of mature, respectful and welcoming atmosphere here. No children have been present when I've stayed. I don't suggest for a moment they're not welcome; just my prejudice born of experiences elsewhere...
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Whether you are staying overnight in the immaculate accommodation or enjoying a drink in the relaxed friendly bar you will experience a warm welcome and level of service at The Old Bakery you rarely find, in this era of faceless hotel chains and conveyor belt service. We are situated in the old town part of Kenilworth near Kenilworth Castle, Stoneleigh Park and the University of Warwick. We are particular about our accommodation, proud of our freshly cooked breakfasts and passionate about our bar. ... more less