Hartford Hall Hotel is reportedly haunted by the ghost of a nun, who was killed by being bricked into a wall at a nearby abbey. She has been seen by guests and staff alike at the hotel and is thought to be responsible for all sorts of unexplained spooky goings-on.
Whilst the exact history of the hotel is unclear, it is known that the hotel used to be a nunnery and a manor house, meaning that it was home to guests of all types. It dates back to the 17th century and is chock a block with historical features, such as open fires, big wooden beams and stunning gardens. The market town of Hartford is also historical, with plenty of buildings that date back many centuries.
Hartford Hall Hotel is a stunning hotel and pub, filled with historical features such as big open fires, large wooden beams, landscaped gardens with a duck pond and facilities for both business and pleasure. The hotel boasts 20 en-suite bedrooms, in a mixture of doubles and family rooms as well as a number of suites for business and leisure guests alike. Every room has tea and coffee making facilities, a hairdryer and a television.
There are plenty of amenities at the hotel, including room service, a bar and a restaurant. Wi-Fi is also available throughout the hotel, free of charge, and car-parking is also available for free. The restaurant offers a varied menu, as well as a full menu for children as well as adult and child allergy menus for people who may suffer from allergies. Sample meals include lamb and feta meatballs with a mint yoghurt sauce to start, pan-fried chicken breast with orange and redcurrant jus for a main course and a rich chocolate tart for dessert.
Full conference facilities are available for up to 35 delegates, and the hotel also has a wedding license, meaning that they can cater your special day. They can also cater to birthdays and other special events. The bar at the hotel also stocks a wide range of ales, lagers, beers and ciders from around the world, as well as a comprehensive selection of wines. Whatever your reason for coming to stay at Hartford Hall Hotel, you’re sure to have an enjoyable yet spooky stay here.
- 20 en-suite bedrooms
- Tea and coffee making facilities
- Free Wi-Fi
- Free car parking
- Original features
- Landscaped gardens
- Duck pond
- Double room available from £84 per night, based on two people sharing.
- Family room available from £96 per night, based on two adults and two children sharing.
All room rates include breakfast.
Things to do
The town of Hartford is ideally located between Chester and Manchester, so you are in the perfect position to enjoy the most of each town. Hartford itself is a picturesque market town with plenty to see and do – it’s a great location for walking and exploring the countryside, whilst Chester and Manchester are both bustling locations filled with shops, cafes, restaurants and bars. There is also plenty to do with the family, with zoos, museums and country houses all within easy reach.