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3.8 out of 5

"The property was very welcoming and set in lovely grounds. Obviously the property is very old but looked after and kept well. Some parts needed modern ... " More

By a verified traveller on Sun 11 Oct 2020

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Standard Twin Room

Bed Count 2 Twin Beds Maximum Occupancy 2 Max
£53* Per night/room 1 Feb - 2 Feb

Standard Double Room

Bed Count 1 Full Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Double Room (Four Poster)

Bed Count 1 Full Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Superior Double Room

Bed Count 1 Full Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Hotel Description

The breakfast at Manor of Groves gets good marks from our customers. During your stay, you'll be close to Pishiobury Park. Features include free WiFi in public areas and free self-parking, plus an indoor pool. This 3-star hotel has 80 rooms. Free WiFi and deep-soaking bathtubs are available in all rooms.

  • All rooms offer deep-soaking bathtubs, 24-hour room service and flat-screen TVs
  • Free WiFi
  • Free self-parking
  • Enjoy British cuisine while dining at La Brasserie
  • Buffet breakfast served daily for a fee
  • Take a swim in the indoor pool or soak in the spa tub
  • Services include dry cleaning/laundry, luggage storage and wedding services
  • On-site recreation includes a golf course, a health club and a steam room
  • Guests like the restaurant and breakfast
  • Just a 4-minute drive from Pishiobury Park and 9 minutes from Southern Parkland Country Park

Manor of Groves ratings based on 8 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
3.8 out of 5 4.0 out of 5.0
Room cleanliness 4.0 out of 5.0
Service & staff 4.0 out of 5.0
Room comfort 4.5 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 3.5 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for Manor of Groves

Everyone (5) Couples (1)
4 out of 5
The property was very welcoming and set in lovely grounds. Obviously the property is very old but looked after and kept well. Some parts needed modernisation/redecoration compared to others but it was an enjoyable stay. The food was amazing our evening meal was certainly 10 out of 10! The breakfast was good too. We used the swimming pool which was great and the facilities were very clean. I have to mention the staff who were brilliant and so friendly during the current climate "Covid". There were less staff (restaurant/reception/Bar area) and they were rushing around to look after you and tend to your needs. They did a fantastic job 😊. They are a credit to the hotel !

Posted by , from BRENTWOOD on 11 Oct 2020

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5 out of 5
Staff were fantastic. Especially Jade at our dinner was the perfect host

Posted by on 15 Feb 2020

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3 out of 5
Old Manor House buildings with some modern touches. Room was very spacious but could do with some TLC. Shower was a bit too powerful and not thermostatic. Colleagues in other rooms had no hot water during their two night stay. Breakfast was acceptable on first day, but was late being prepared on day two. One of the staff commented that guests had arrived for breakfast too early which is why breakfast service was delayed, which made me feel like I was the problem, (I arrived for breakfast at 07:00 - start of breakfast service). The waiting staff could have been a bit more cheerful- maybe a sign of underlying employment issues?? The breakfast food was good quality with a good choice. At checkout, no VAT receipt was provided as the internet and TV system had gone off, but a receipt was emailed to me directly two hours later, which was very good.

Posted by on 14 Dec 2019

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5 out of 5

Posted by on 7 Dec 2019

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1 out of 5

Posted by on 28 Apr 2019

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4 out of 5
Nice comfy room. Only grumble was the bath plug was broken so couldn’t have a bath.

Posted by on 22 Dec 2018

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4 out of 5

A good night at the Manor of Groves

For a 3 star hotel, it really was quite a pleasant stay. The staff were delightful and were always happy to help. The hotel was clean and the food was good. The rooms were good and the leisure centre was a bonus. Just be aware of the family hours in the pool. All important breakfast was very good. Would recommend it for the price if you needed an overnight in the area.

Posted by , from Kent on 21 Feb 2018

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4 out of 5
Very nice hotel. Clean and comfortable room. Excellent health suite.

Posted by , from Harlow on 5 Jan 2018

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Renovations + Closures

The following facilities or services will be unavailable from January 5 2021 to February 15 2021 (dates subject to change):

  • Bar/Lounge(s)
  • Breakfast
  • Business centre
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Dining venue(s)
  • Fitness facilities
  • Golf course
  • Laundry facilities
  • Meeting facilities
  • Sauna
  • Spa/Beauty services
  • Hot tub
  • Swimming pool

Property Features

Manor of Groves offers its guests a golf course, an indoor pool, and a health club. Along with a restaurant, there's a snack bar/deli on site. You can enjoy a drink at the bar/lounge. WiFi is free in public spaces. There's an onsite business centre. A hot tub, a sauna, and spa services are also featured at the business-friendly Manor of Groves. Self parking is free. This 3-star Sawbridgeworth hotel is smoke free.

  • 80 guestrooms or units
  • Dining venue
  • Bar or lounge
  • Deli
  • Business facilities
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Wedding services available
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Newspapers in lobby (free)
  • No smoking on site

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family property
  • Indoor pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Snack bar/deli
  • Laundry facilities


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi


Free self parking


  • Airport: London (STN-Stansted) (22.2 km / 13.8 mi)
  • Train station: Sawbridgeworth Station (3.6 km / 2.3 mi)
  • Parking: Free self parking

Room Amenities

Manor of Groves offers 80 forms of accommodation with coffee/tea makers and a hairdryer. Flat-screen televisions are featured in guestrooms. Bathrooms include a combined bath/shower unit with a deep soaking bath and complimentary toiletries. This Sawbridgeworth hotel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Housekeeping is provided on a daily basis.

  • Deep-soaking tub
  • In-room dining (24 hours)
  • Flat-screen television
  • Coffee maker
  • Shower and tub combination
  • Cots (surcharge)
  • Rollaway beds (surcharge)
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Hairdryer
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Desk
  • Ensuite bathroom
  • Connecting rooms available

Food & Drink

For a fee, guests can enjoy a buffet breakfast daily.

La Brasserie – This restaurant specialises in British cuisine and serves breakfast, lunch and dinner.

24-hour room service is available.

Nearby Activities

Guests can play rounds at the 18-hole golf course. An indoor pool and a spa tub are on site. Other recreational amenities include a health club and a sauna.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on-site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Golf lessons on site

Spa Services

Guests can pamper themselves by indulging in the on-site spa services. There are massage/treatment rooms available.

  • Number of treatment rooms 1


If you have any requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • In-room accessibility

Hotel Policies


  • Check-in time starts at 2 PM
  • Check-in time ends at midnight
  • Minimum check-in age is: 18

Special check-in instructions:

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

This property can only accept bookings for essential travel or stays. You may be asked to provide evidence of this on arrival. For more information, check local advisories before you book.

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.


  • Check-out by 11 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for GBP 20 per night.
  • Cots (infant beds) are available for GBP 15 per night.

Pet Policy

  • No pets allowed, but service animals are welcome


Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed

This property accepts credit cards; cash is not accepted

Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property; the policies listed are provided by the property

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification may be required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

This property accepts credit cards. Cash is not accepted. This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place. Social distancing measures are in place. Contactless checkout is available.

  • Service animals are allowed
  • Service animals are exempt from fees/restrictions
  • Debit cards not accepted
  • Staffed front desk
  • Social distancing measures are in place
  • No lifts
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • Individually wrapped food options are not available
  • Property confirms they are implementing guest safety measures
  • Online Penalty Collection
  • Contactless check-out is available


Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Fee for buffet breakfast: GBP 14.95 per person (approximately)
  • Crib (infant bed) fee: GBP 15 per night
  • Rollaway bed fee: GBP 20 per night

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Names

  • Manor Groves
  • Manor Groves Hotel
  • Manor Groves Hotel Sawbridgeworth
  • Manor Groves Sawbridgeworth
  • Manor of Groves Hotel
  • Manor of Groves Sawbridgeworth
  • Manor of Groves Hotel Sawbridgeworth

You should know

  • Reservations are needed for golf tee times and spa treatments. For reservations, contact the hotel before arrival using the contact information on the booking confirmation.
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property at the number on your booking confirmation.
  • Certain facilities might have restricted access. For details, you can contact the property at the number on the booking confirmation.
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