The Rectory Hotel

Malmesbury, Wiltshire

A gorgeous house, beautifully refurbished in contemporary style, with chic interiors and a swimming pool in a sublime English garden


15 rooms


Rooms sleep 2


This Georgian rectory dates to 1780 and sits in two acres of English gardens, with the church tower peeping up above fine tress. From the outside, little has changed in a hundred years, but step inside and find a newly refurbished house that sparkles at every turn. There’s a chic sitting with a roaring fire and beautiful art, then a restaurant that starts in a panelled dining room and flows into a conservatory, where doors open onto the garden for breakfast on the lawn in summer. Rooms above are just as good – super beds, stylish fabrics, perhaps a claw-foot bath in your room or ceilings open to the rafters. Light floods in, bigger rooms have sofas, all have contemporary elegance in spades. You get smart TVs (and movies to stream), super-fast WiFi, then robes in magical bathrooms. Back downstairs, a chic bar opens onto the garden for Pimms in the sun; keep going and find sunbeds circling the swimming pool. Glorious food rounds off your day, perhaps Cornish scallops, roast veal, Florentine doughnuts with Chantilly cream. Don’t miss the odd festival at their sister pub across the road.


  • Hot tub
  • WiFi
  • Swimming pool
  • Mobile reception
  • Spa
  • Breakfast included
  • Open fire / woodburner
  • Hob
  • Bar
  • Parking on premises
  • Barbecue
  • Licensed premises
  • Free parking nearby
  • Meals available
  • Vegetarian meals
  • Paid parking nearby
  • Breakfast available
  • Accessible by public transport
  • Central heating
  • Wheelchair access
  • Limited mobility
  • Air conditioning
  • Relaxation areas
  • Washing machine
  • Garden
  • Tennis court
  • No smoking
  • Credit cards
  • Working farm
  • Owner has pets
  • Dogs welcome
  • Pets welcome

Family friendly

  • Baby monitor
  • Children welcome
  • Books and toys
  • Babies welcome
  • Stair gates
  • High chair


  • Pub/bar within 3 miles
  • Restaurant within 3 miles
  • Shop within 3 miles


  • Bikes available
  • Food courses
  • Kayaking
  • Other courses
  • Sailing
  • Surfing
  • Wild swimming

& pricing

Booking information

Lunch from £6.50. Dinner, 3 courses, about £35. Sunday lunch from £18.


Nightly price
from £150
Child bed available £25.
15 Doubles
From £150


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