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Situated 10 miles from Royal Windsor Racecourse, The Bird In Hand is a 14th-century four-star inn, 4 miles from Maidenhead. It has free parking, free Wi-Fi, a bar and a restaurant, as well as a courtyard.

The traditional lounge bar has wood panelling and a large open fireplace, with a range of hand real ales available. The restaurant’s menu includes British and exotic home-cooked food and guests can eat on the patio or garden areas when it’s warm.

The bedrooms at The Bird In Hand are set around a brick courtyard, with a fountain. They all have their own bathroom with a bath, a shower and a hairdryer. Other facilities include tea/coffee, desks and flat-screen TVs.

London is a 30-minute train journey or a one hour drive away from The Bird In Hand and Reading is a 20 minutes’ drive away. The nearest train station is Twyford which is 3 miles from the hotel and Heathrow Airport is 10 miles away. Both Legoland and Windsor Castle are a 20-minute drive from the property.

Couples particularly like the location — they rated it 8.6 for a two-person trip.

The Bird In Hand has been welcoming Booking.com guests since 12 Apr 2010.
Hotel chain/brand: Butcombe Brewing Co.

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Property highlights

Top location: Highly rated by recent guests (8.6)

Want a great night's sleep? This property was highly rated for its very comfy beds.

Breakfast info

Full English/Irish, Vegetarian, Vegan, Gluten-free, Breakfast to go

Free private parking available on-site

Loyal customers

There are more repeat guests here than most other properties.


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Max adults: 2
Executive Double Room
  • 1 large double bed
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Max adults: 2
Executive Twin Room
  • 2 single beds
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Max adults: 2
Suite
  • 1 extra-large double bed
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Max adults: 2
Deluxe Double Room
  • 1 large double bed
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About The Bird In Hand

Welcoming Booking.com guests since 12 Apr 2010

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  • Will you be serving breakfast and dinner by beginning of July. Thank you.

    Currently our plan, with the government guidelines is to open in May


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    Answered on 24 February 2021
  • Do the rooms have en suite faclity

    yes


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    Answered on 21 November 2019
  • can you do a late check in and late check out is it possible

    Late check in is not a problem at all. Late check outs are available until 1pm and will be charged at £10.00


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    Answered on 8 June 2021
  • if we book an executive double would it be possible to be on the ground floor

    Subject to availability yes we are happy to accommodate this. Team Bird In Hand


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    Answered on 7 June 2021
  • How far is the bird in hand to the hand and flowers in Marlow?

    Hi there, its less then 15 minutes in the car. We have a cab service that we use and happy to book you a car if you would like? Team Bird


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    Answered on 20 August 2021
  • Hi! We are arriving from Heathrow exhausted around 7.30 / 8 pm and would like a late check out. Is dinner possible?

    Dinner is served Monday-Saturday until 9pm and Sundays 8pm. A late check out can be arranged until 12:00 however, there will be a fee of £10.00 for this. Please let us know on check-in if you would like to proceed.


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    Answered on 31 October 2021
  • how far to maidenhead train station

    Maidenhead Train station is approximately 10 minutes drive away . Thanks Bird In Hand team


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    Answered on 7 June 2021
  • Our flight arrives on 12.2.19 at 2:00 in the morning and we are expecting to arrive around 4:00 in the morning.

    You will have access to your room at 4am Checkout is 11am though


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    Asked about: Executive Double Room • Answered on 3 January 2020
  • Hi, do you have any suites where the bed doesn’t have a bedstead ie like the ones in your double rooms? Thank you 😊

    Both of our suites are bedstead frames. All other rooms in our hotel are divan like bases without storage


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    Answered on 22 October 2021
  • do you allow a small dog

    We don't allow dog's in our hotel rooms. Kind regards, Sue


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    Answered on 28 August 2020
  • Are the bedrooms on second floor Is there a lift

    15 of our 21 rooms are located on the first floor and we do not have a lift


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    Answered on 16 October 2019
  • Can you please tell me how you access the suite??

    The suite is upstairs in the main building.


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    Asked about: Suite • Answered on 14 October 2021
  • Can I book and stay here when I am 17

    Anybody under the age of 16 must be accompanied by an adult aged 18 or over.


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    Answered on 15 March 2021
  • Do you have to be 18 to book and stay here

    Anybody under the age of 16 must be accompanied by an adult aged 18 or over.


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    Answered on 15 March 2021
  • Do you have ground floor rooms with walk in showers

    We have one room on the ground floor with a walk in shower


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    Asked about: Deluxe Double Room • Answered on 3 November 2021
  • What is time is the morning breakfast on a weekday, like Friday?

    Monday - Friday breakfast is served 07:00-10:00


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    Answered on 23 December 2020
  • What time do you serve breakfast from and till?

    Monday - Friday 07:00am-09:30am Saturday, Sunday and Bank Holidays 08:00am-09:30am


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    Asked about: Executive Twin Room • Answered on 15 October 2020
  • Do you take dogs

    No dogs allowed in hotel rooms


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    Answered on 12 October 2019
  • Hi do any of your deluxe double rooms have a bath tub in them?

    Both suites and some of our standard doubles have baths, Give us a call prior to check in for guaranteed rooms with baths. Team Bird In Hand


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    Asked about: Deluxe Double Room • Answered on 8 December 2021
  • What is the age requirement for check - in please?

    Anyone below the age of 16 must be accompanied by an adult.


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    Answered on 24 February 2021
Property surroundings *
Guests loved walking around the neighbourhood!
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What's nearby
  • Bisham Abbey Golf Club
    4.2 miles
  • Bird Hills Golf Club
    4.2 miles
  • Maidenhead Library
    4.6 miles
  • The Fat Duck
    5.2 miles
  • Blue Mountain Golf Centre Limited
    5.8 miles
  • Bearwood Lakes Golf Club
    6.4 miles
  • Hewlett Packard
    6.4 miles
  • Reading College
    6.7 miles
  • East Berkshire Magistrates' Court Bracknell
    6.7 miles
  • Waitrose Head Office
    6.8 miles
Top attractions
  • Dorney Lake
    6.8 miles
  • Cliveden House
    6.8 miles
  • Legoland Windsor
    8.1 miles
  • LaplandUK
    8.2 miles
  • Windsor Castle
    9.3 miles
Natural beauty
  • River Henley on Thames
    6 miles
Closest airports
  • London Heathrow Airport
    16 miles
  • London Luton Airport
    32.2 miles
  • London Gatwick Airport
    36.9 miles
How to get to The Bird In Hand from London Heathrow Airport
    Car
    Free parking is available.
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1 restaurant on site

    The Bird in Hand

    Cuisine: British

    Open for: Brunch, Lunch, Dinner

Facilities of The Bird In Hand
Great facilities! Review score, 8.7
Outdoors
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Terrace
  • Garden
Activities
  • Golf course (within 3 km) Additional charge
Food & Drink
  • Chocolate or cookies
  • Bottle of water
  • Wine/champagne Additional charge
  • Kid meals Additional charge
  • Snack bar
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
Internet
WiFi is available in the hotel rooms and is free of charge.
Parking
Free private parking is possible on site (reservation is not needed).
  • Accessible parking
Services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Packed lunches
  • Meeting/banquet facilities Additional charge
  • Room service
Reception services
  • Invoice provided
Entertainment and family services
  • Board games/puzzles
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
General
  • Designated smoking area
  • Air conditioning
  • Non-smoking throughout
  • Heating
  • Family rooms
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Non-smoking rooms
Accessibility
  • Emergency cord in bathroom
  • Lower bathroom sink
  • Higher level toilet
  • Toilet with grab rails
  • Wheelchair accessible
Languages spoken
  • English
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Sustainable initiatives

This property has taken steps to provide more sustainable and environmentally friendly travel

House rules
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Check-in

15:00 - 21:00

Check-out

07:00 - 11:00

Cancellation/
prepayment

Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodation type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check the conditions of your required room.

Children and beds

Child policies

Children of any age are welcome.

Children aged 18 years and above are considered adults at this property.

To see correct prices and occupancy information, please add the number of children in your group and their ages to your search.

Cot and extra bed policies

0 - 2 years
Cot upon request
Free

Supplements are not calculated automatically in the total costs and will have to be paid for separately during your stay.

There is no capacity for extra beds at this property.

The maximum number of cots allowed depends on the room you choose. Please check the maximum capacity for the room you selected.

All cots and extra beds are subject to availability.

No age restriction

There is no age requirement for check-in

Pets

Pets are not allowed.

Maestro Mastercard Visa The Bird In Hand accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

Please note that children under 12 years old cannot be accommodated in the Suite or Luxury Double Room.

In response to Coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property.

Food & beverage services at this property may be limited or unavailable due to Coronavirus (COVID-19).

Due to Coronavirus (COVID-19), this property is taking steps to help protect the safety of guests and staff. Certain services and amenities may be reduced or unavailable as a result.

FAQs about The Bird In Hand

  • Check-in at The Bird In Hand is from 15:00, and check-out is until 11:00.

  • Room options at The Bird In Hand include:

    • Double
    • Twin
    • Family
    • Suite

  • The Bird In Hand offers the following activities / services (charges may apply):

    • Golf course (within 3 km)

  • The prices at The Bird In Hand may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates you select, hotel's policy etc.). See the prices by entering your dates.

  • From the nearest airport, you can get to The Bird In Hand by:

    • Car 25min

  • Guests staying at The Bird In Hand can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 8.9).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Full English/Irish
    • Vegetarian
    • Vegan
    • Gluten-free
    • À la carte
    • Breakfast to go

  • The following parking options are available to guests staying at The Bird In Hand (subject to availability):

    • Parking on site
    • Private parking
    • Parking
    • Accessible parking
    • Free parking

  • The Bird In Hand is 4.3 miles from the centre of Maidenhead.

  • The Bird In Hand has 1 restaurant:

    • The Bird in Hand