We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
The latest reviews. The lowest prices. The perfect place to shop for hotels.

The Baskerville

Show Prices
Certificate of Excellence
Enter dates for lowest prices
powered by PriceFinder
Check In Check Out
1 room 2 adults 0 children
We check 200+ sites to find the latest and lowest prices.
Expert photos
The Baskerville
The Baskerville
Panoramas (8)
View Map
{"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"},"moduleList":["handlers"],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"}},"scriptFlags":null,"containerClass":null}
Add Photo Write a Review

182 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
  • More
Showing 179: English reviews
Start your review of The Baskerville
 Click to rate
Woking, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

I booked the Baskerville with family for my husbands birthday, honestly couldn't asked for better service! Food was amazing! Had some balloons delivered ahead of time and they were happy enough to set the table up. Superb, wonderful place to have lunch/dinner. Hope to return soon.

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Jayniebb
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

A great find, and a wonderful place for a meal. The lunch yesterday had a fantastic steak and for the first time in my adult live I could not finish the chips provided. Very pleasant staff who were knowledgable about their beers and wines.

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Gus-lurcherman
Llanelli, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is not in Henley! Despite what the postcode says. The postcode directed us to the middle of Henley, but The Baskerville is 3 miles outside the town, in Lower Shiplake. Having got there, the room was very comfortable and quiet, the bar meal was excellent, and a good selection of ales and wines. Breakfast the following morning was again...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank HuwandFlea
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The staff couldn't had been any more accommodating. Loved being shown to my room and asking about dinner and breakfast reservations. The food was really tasty and they had a great selection of wine! The room was really homely and quirky. Sad I only stayed one night. I would definitely recommend to anyone wanting to stay in/around reading!!! Great deal!!!

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Rosie S
Billericay, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I stayed here purely for somewhere to rest our heads after attending a party at the nearby golf club. We were greeted with a smile and taken up to our room which is always a nice touch. The bedroom was a perfect size for a couple, clean and had a selection of tea, coffee and 2 small...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Richard L
Reviewed 17 February 2017

Hi, I’m Barney, a 3 year old Labrador and I want to tell you about my recent visit to The Baskerville, near Henley. After a sad Christmas my masters (their words) decided they needed a weekend break. They just wanted somewhere quiet, that provided good food and were happy to have dogs like me joining the fun. After a bit...

 Report
Helpful?
2Thank BarneyMitchell
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 January 2017

Very friendly welcome from all staff, food great. Even the dogs got some sausages for breakfast. we have 3 and it wasn't an issue. They set up a table near the bar so that the dogs could join us when eating. Large room. Thank you x

 Report
Helpful?
Thank TroisLurchers
Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

This pub is a gem we has a fantastic stay there. Very friendly staff who make this a must visit pub and hotel, it's the real deal. Breakfast was to die for, freshly prepared local ingredients. Honestly an unbeatably good experience. I will be going back.

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Harvey H
Reviewed 15 November 2016

We hadn't realised when we booked, but we found that The Baskerville is in fact ideally located for getting into the picturesque (but somewhat traffic-congested) town of Henley by train, as there's a station on a little branch line less than a minute's walk away. The staff were very friendly and helpful, and went off straight away to get hold...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Martin H. S
Edgware, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 November 2016

Friendly and accomodating staff, good cuisine, confortable simple room, free parking, not far from the train station not far from the main points of interest... I had a good and peaceful week end... I highly recommend it...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Shlomo A

193 photos of this hotel

Traveller photos: See what travellers like you saw

Viewed
All Traveller Photos (30)
Viewed
View from Room (1)
Viewed
Dining (8)
Viewed
Hotel & Grounds (3)
Viewed
Other (18)

TripAdvisor Photos: Professional photos exclusively commissioned by TripAdvisor

Viewed
All TripAdvisor Photos (97)
Viewed
Amenities (1)
Viewed
Hambledon Lock (18)
Viewed
Hurley Lock (20)
Viewed
Dining (16)
Viewed
Sonning Lock (20)
Viewed
The Hotel (22)

Management photos: Courtesy of the property manager

Viewed
All Management Photos (66)
Viewed
Dining (40)
Viewed
Room/Suite (5)
Viewed
Hotel & Grounds (8)
Viewed
Other (13)
Check In Check Out
Hotels you might also like...
Also consider these accommodations in or near Shiplake
3.4 km away
Hotel du Vin
Hotel du Vin
#1 of 8 in Henley-on-Thames
737 reviews
3.3 km away
The Catherine Wheel
The Catherine Wheel
#2 of 8 in Henley-on-Thames
570 reviews
3.2 km away
The Red Lion Hotel
The Red Lion Hotel
#8 of 8 in Henley-on-Thames
506 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices
3.3 km away
Loch Fyne Henley
Loch Fyne Henley
#7 of 8 in Henley-on-Thames
145 reviews
6.2 km away
Danesfield House Hotel And Spa
4.5 km away
French Horn Hotel
French Horn Hotel
#2 of 2 in Sonning-on-Thames
184 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices

Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Food & drink at the hotel
The Baskerville
The Baskerville
Cuisines: French, British, Pub, Soups
Things to do
  • Restaurant
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Meeting Rooms
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Oxfordshire Restaurant of the Year 2016. The Baskerville in Lower Shiplake remains a traditional village inn with a ‘proper’ bar, a delightful restaurant, 4 star accommodation, a beautiful garden and ambitions beyond its AA rosette. With Kevin Hannah and head chef Jamie Herridge at the helm, its outstanding customer service is matched only by its creative, seasonally changing menus. Fresh, ethically and locally sourced produce lie at the heart of its modern but classically based dishes which offer a memorable experience. 2015 Beautiful South Awards. Silver Award in Tourism Pub of the Year. It is a AA 4 star Inn and is similarly rated by Visit England but with a Silver Award. It is situated on the Thames Path in the tranquil, affluent village of Lower Shiplake, with well appointed en-suite rooms, the Baskerville is the perfect place to stay the night either for Dinner, business or just for a leisurely break. The small town of Henley-on-Thames with its many interesting shops and home to the Henley Royal Regatta and the Henley Festival is only 1.5 miles away. Enjoy a boat trip up the Thames or visit the River and Rowing Museum. Try a night at the Kenton theatre, the fourth oldest in England. Within the village why not stroll along to Shiplake lock and watch the river cruisers pass through. A little further up the hill is the 13th-century parish church of St Mary's where Alfred Lord Tennyson was married. Further afield are the towns of Reading 7 miles, Windsor, with its castle, and nearby Legoland 15 miles, and the university town of Oxford, 22 miles. All of these can be reached by train from Shiplake station 150 m from the pub via the Henley branch line to Twyford on First Great Western trains. Feeling a little more adventurous? Paddington station is less than an hour away with all that London can offer. Shiplake is 25 miles or 30 minutes by cab or car from Heathrow Airport. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Baskerville

Address: 7 Station Road, Shiplake, Henley-on-Thames RG9 3NY, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Oxfordshire > Henley-on-Thames > Shiplake
Price Range: $172 - $236 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Baskerville 4*
Number of rooms: 4
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Hotels.com, Travelocity, Orbitz and Book Direct Rooms so you can book your The Baskerville reservations with confidence. We help millions of travellers each month to find the perfect hotel for both holiday and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.
Claim Your Listing

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from The Baskerville staff and past guests.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

See which rooms travellers prefer

“Very quiet once the bar empty's. The trains didn't run after mid-night so an uninterrupted nights sleep and there aren't many an hour.”
 of 5 bubbles TroisLurchers, 1 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Ask for a room away from the bar area if you need an early night!”
 of 5 bubbles alisongrange, 5 Oct 2016 | Read review
“We stayed in the family room called Shiplake lock”
 of 5 bubbles judyf637, 16 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Bar is extremely friendly and cosy with open fire”
 of 5 bubbles paulsM7926NU, 3 Feb 2016 | Read review
“All rooms are good”
 of 5 bubbles JSheldrick, 13 Oct 2015 | Read review
5 of 5