Experience world-class service at The Porch House

Dating back to 10th century, The Porch House offers free Wi-Fi throughout. Guests can enjoy a unique blend of beautifully restored English Heritage and exquisite food in the Cotswolds, which is an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Each room includes a TV and a Nespresso coffee machine. The bathrooms offer complimentary toiletries and a hairdryer. In the mornings, The Porch House offers full cooked breakfast and a morning newspaper. Tea, coffee and toast can be served in the rooms upon request. The Porch House is a listed building that ranks amongst the top 4 percent of protected buildings in the country. It is certified as the Oldest Inn in England, dating from 947 AD and authenticated in the Guinness Book of Records.

Couples particularly like the location — they rated it 9.5 for a two-person trip.

The Porch House has been welcoming Booking.com guests since 4 Aug 2005.

Property highlights

Top location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.6)

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

Breakfast info

Continental, Full English/Irish


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Room type
1 large double bed
1 large double bed
1 large double bed
1 double bed
1 double bed
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Guest reviews


Value for money
Free WiFi
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See what guests loved the most:

  • Parker&kristin
    United StatesUnited States
    The hotel is off the charts charming. The location is excellent and the food is very good - we ate dinner there both nights of our stay. We enjoyed having drinks in the pub and relaxing in the lobby.
  • Barrie
    United KingdomUnited Kingdom
    Lovely Breakfast. Friendly staff. Friendly manager.
  • Yasaitis
    United StatesUnited States
    Loved this magical hotel! So pretty and sitting in the best location! Absolutely out of a story book! Breakfast was excellent in the pub! Highly recommend.
  • Debbie
    The room was a great size and we got a kick out of the age of 947 AD. The bed was comfortable and staff were friendly. We had a lovely meal in the restaurant which I would highly recommend to try.
  • Kerryn
    I love the history of the accommodation and the location was great.
  • Pat
    Sfatt very helpful, dinner on expensive side
  • Lisa
    We cannot fault this property. From the moment we arrived, the accommodation was exceptional and felt like a home away from home. So many thoughtful touches. The friendliness of the staff (including restaurant and bar area), the quality of the...
  • J
    United KingdomUnited Kingdom
    Room was very comfortable and spacious , lovely free standing bath… the room however is right at the front of the building and people do sit outside drinking till 10:30/11pm so you won’t be able to get an early night if you want one. Not that it...
  • Sandra
    United KingdomUnited Kingdom
    everything it was stunning, food amazing, comfortable bed , beautiful on suit , staff lovely ,Great location
  • Mary
    United KingdomUnited Kingdom
    Ideal location and full of character. Excellent room and comfy bed.

Property questions and answers
Browse questions from guests for anything extra you want to know about the property
The property usually replies within a few days

  • Hi do you allow dogs to your bedrooms

    only in the standard rooms
    Answered on 4 August 2021
  • Are dogs allowed in the hotel?

    they are in selected rooms. please check before booking
    Answered on 28 November 2020
  • Can any of your rooms be made up as twin rooms or are they all doubles?

    Hello, We do have some rooms that can be twinned. Kind Regards
    Answered on 6 December 2021
  • which standard of rooms are dog friendly please?

    Cosy and standard rooms
    Answered on 19 March 2021
  • Does the small double room have its own toilet and bathroom or does it share these facilities?

    No all of our rooms are fully ensuite
    Answered on 24 April 2022
  • Do you do breakfast

    we do, when booking here it is not included in the price, but if you book direct it is
    Answered on 30 September 2020
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Property surroundings *

1 restaurant on site

  • Restaurant
    • Cuisine
    • Open for
      Breakfast • Lunch • Dinner
    • Ambiance
    • Dietary options
      Vegetarian • Vegan • Gluten-free • Dairy-free

Facilities of The Porch House
Great facilities! Review score, 8.8

Most popular facilities
  • Free WiFi
  • Restaurant
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Room service
  • Bar
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Terrace
Pets are allowed on request. Charges may be applicable.
  • Golf course (within 3 km)
    Additional charge
Food & Drink
  • Coffee house on site
  • Wine/champagne
    Additional charge
  • Bar
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
No parking available.
Reception services
  • Invoice provided
  • Luggage storage
Entertainment and family services
  • Board games/puzzles
Cleaning services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Dry cleaning
    Additional charge
  • Laundry
    Additional charge
Business facilities
  • Fax/photocopying
  • Meeting/banquet facilities
    Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • Smoke alarms
  • Key access
  • 24-hour security
  • Designated smoking area
  • Non-smoking throughout
  • Heating
  • Packed lunches
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Room service
Languages spoken
  • English

House rules

The Porch House takes special requests - add in the next step!


From 15:00 to 21:00


From 08:00 to 11:00



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 are not allowed.

Cot and extra bed policies

Cots and extra beds are not available at this property.

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 18


Pets are allowed on request. Charges may be applicable.

Maestro Mastercard Visa Solo Cash is not accepted The Porch House accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

Kindly note the guest is liable for any damages made to the property by themselves during their stay, and will be charged for damages if necessary.

Please note that dogs are only accepted in certain Small Double Rooms. Please confirm availability with the property.

Please inform The Porch House in advance of your expected arrival time. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly with the contact details provided in your confirmation.

FAQs about The Porch House

  • Check-in at The Porch House is from 15:00, and check-out is until 11:00.

  • The Porch House has 1 restaurant:

    • Restaurant

  • The Porch House offers the following activities / services (charges may apply):

    • Golf course (within 3 km)

  • Room options at The Porch House include:

    • Double
    • Suite

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

  • Guests staying at The Porch House can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 8.6).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Continental
    • Full English/Irish

  • The Porch House is 200 yards from the centre of Stow on the Wold. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.