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Brooklands Hotel, perfect location for car, spa and plane fans

One massive advantage that non-London hotels have over their capital city rivals is space, and our suite at Brooklands Hotel in Weybridge, Surrey, was certainly one of the largest I’ve stayed in.

Brooklands hotel Weybridge
The Brooklands hotel in Weybridge has 131 bedrooms and isn’t short on space
Brooklands Hotel Weybridge
The huge reception lobby of the hotel entrance, just opposite the Brooklands racetrack

The vast central lounge in our ‘super suite’ had a large, glass dining table, a huge sofa, a separate study area with a desk, a bank of fitted wardrobes surrounding another desk, a bathroom with a bath and walk-in shower, and a massive balcony running the length of the suite. Oh yes, and a double bedroom with yet more chairs and desks. It was extremely roomy.

Brooklands Hotel Weybridge
Many of the bedrooms at Brooklands Hotel have huge windows to make the most of the view
Brooklands hotel Weybridge
Our suite, the Kay Petre, was vast, with a massive lounge, a study, a bathroom, bedroom and balcony overlooking the race-track

The Brooklands Hotel is a four-star, 131 bedroom art deco-style hotel built on the site of the original Brooklands racetrack. Opened in 1907, the Brooklands track was the scene of the earliest motor-racing in the UK during the 1920s and 1930s (remember those racing scenes in Downton Abbey? They were filmed at Brooklands). While the original track closed in 1939, guests at the hotel have a great view of cars zooming round the Mercedes-Benz track which is at the front of the hotel. Continue reading Brooklands Hotel, perfect location for car, spa and plane fans