From as far back as the Domesday Book, Basingstoke has been a centre for commerce and industry, within easy reach of the capital city of London. Situated under fifty miles from London, Basingstoke accommodation is in the 'commuter belt' and has grown rapidly since the early sixties, when a development program of housing for London was instigated.
At its heart Basingstoke is a country market town, with pleasant public buildings and a warm welcome for visitors. This wealthy town and the surrounding area play host to many world class businesses such as Sun Life, The AA, Sony and Motorola, plus many pharmaceutical, IT Comms, and electronics firms.
Basingstoke is situated on what is a natural trade route through the south east of England towards London, and has capitalised on this excellent positioning. Both business and leisure visitors to the area can enjoy a very comfortable and luxurious standard of Basingstoke accommodation, from sumptuous hotels, and boutique hotels, to bed and breakfast, guest house, and self-catering accommodation.
Families and large groups staying in the area for holidays may find that self-catering Basingstoke accommodation suits their purposes better than a hotel or guest house. Naturally self-catering Basingstoke accommodation gives guests a greater amount of freedom to relax and enjoy a holiday where they don't need to stress about missing breakfast, making too much noise with small children, or being able to come back at any time they like, day or night throughout their stay.
The choice of luxury hotel, and boutique hotel Basingstoke accommodation in the area is admirably catered for, and we have selected the very best here, for you to have a relaxing and comfortable sojourn.
With fantastic train links, international airports close by, and fast road transport on the M3 to London, the south coast, and ferries to France, you will find Basingstoke accommodation very easy to get to from literally anywhere in the country, or the world for that matter.
Business travellers to the town will be pleased to note that most Basingstoke accommodation now will have Wi-Fi Internet connections, which makes keeping in touch with the office all the easier! Of course the Internet is ideal for planning routes and the next days excursions for leisure visitors as well!
Luxury hotel Basingstoke accommodation often offers travellers the possibility of transport to and from their hotel or major transport hub, as part of their stay. Some will have elegant town cars which will chauffeur you to your destination, while others will be happy to organise and book you taxis for your transportation. All the hotels featured here will have plenty of secure parking for your vehicles.
There are added advantages to staying in a hotel in Basingstoke over other forms of accommodation in the area: You're hotel may have a whole host of features to make your stay all the more relaxing and tranquil, including; a
restaurant and bar, a swimming pool, gym, sauna, steam room, hot tub, Jacuzzi, tennis courts, hair and beauty salon, laundry facilities, child minding service, and even a choice of pillows!
Boutique hotels are small and perfectly formed. They are a lot smaller than hotels, and offer almost the kind of service you would expect from your own personal staff and accommodation! Many boutique hotels are themed, and can have a fun and funky vibe, be elegant and stylish, or just uber chic. You will be well looked after, as there are less guest rooms, and you can be sure that there are lots of little luxury touches and extras to make your stay complete. If you require more of a personal touch, in many boutique hotels you can arrange for flowers, chocolates and Champagne to be placed in your room for your arrival±!
The charm and conviviality of bed and breakfast and guest house Basingstoke accommodation should not be overlooked. Practically all bed and breakfast and guest house Basingstoke accommodation will be located in a family home, and run by the family. This gives you a real home from home atmosphere which many families with babies and small children enjoy. Your chosen bed and breakfast or guest house can arrange for you to have a cot and high chair, so you can travel lighter! The family friendly atmosphere of this type of Basingstoke accommodation is excellent, and could have many little extras to help travelling with small children, such as baby toiletries, nappy changing facilities, and bathing equipment for babies.
If you prefer the freedom and liberty of self-catering accommodation, then our great selection of such Basingstoke accommodation will fit the bill. Just choose the ideal one for you, relax, and put your feet up! Self-catering Basingstoke accommodation can be very luxurious these days, with some having hot tubs, heated indoor swimming pools, gyms, saunas, and even snooker rooms! Most will have large gardens for you to relax in, have a barbeque in the sun, or just watch the children play in peace. This type of Basingstoke accommodation is ideally suited to larger parties of friends, families or just a romantic break for two to get away from it all!
It really couldn't be simpler to get superb accommodation in Basingstoke and the surrounding area. All you have to do is decide which location suits your needs best, what type of accommodation is perfect for you and your friends or family, and what your budget is, then choose from our selection of stunning accommodation …job done!
Choosing your business or leisure accommodation has never been easier to do!