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My Retreat

My Retreat

Sleeps 13 to 17 - 7 Bedrooms - Brand new Hot tub - Games Room - Pool Table - Yoga area - Beer fridges with a bar

Near Oxford

My Retreat is the perfect base for your pre-wedding party!

Set in the picturesque unspoilt village of East Hagbourne, just south of the beautiful city of Oxford, My Retreat offers the ultimate luxury hen party venue.

With many outstanding features, My Retreat offers a brand new bluetooth hot tub set next to the beautiful secluded gardens; a quiet yoga / exercise area and an impressive games room and bar area with a full-size pool table, providing the ultimate fun party space.

There is also a lovely large dining area, seating 16, opening onto one of the patios.

With Oxford and Reading both just 10 minutes on the train, there is an abundance on offer, from beautiful botanical gardens, to historic landmarks and fantastic shopping, restaurants, wine bars, pubs and walks.

My Retreat is the perfect base for your pre-wedding party.

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2 Night Packages (MIN 13 - MAX 17)

PACKAGESPRICE
Cheeky Hens - Cheeky Butler£195pp
Indoor Hens - Pizza Night on arrival£195pp
Tipsy Hens - Cocktail Masterclass£215pp
Peckish Hens - Chefs 3 Course Meal£215pp
Pampered Hens - With a Spa Treatment£220pp
Party Hens - Cocktail Class & return mini bus transfer to Durham£240pp
Relaxing Hens - Afternoon Tea & a Spa Treatment£250pp
Indulgent Hens - Spa Treatment and Chefs 3 course meal£260pp
Classy Hens - Afternoon Tea, Wine Tasting Party and Chefs 3 course meal.£285pp
Hen Heaven - (most popular) - Canapes & Prosecco, Chefs 3 Course Meal, Spa Treatments, Afternoon Tea, Cocktail Class & Pizza Night£349pp

Property Information

With the feel of a boutique hotel, My Retreat will comfortably sleep up to 16 hens in seven individually designed bedrooms and bathrooms.

On arrival at My Retreat, enjoy prosecco and canapes and then choose from any number of fun things to do, from a pool competition to croquet on the lawn, calming spa treatments to learning to juggle or dress up for the photo booth.

Sink into the private state of the art hot tub the following morning whilst you wait for your beauty therapists to arrive and whisk you away blissfully during calming spa treatments.

Venture out in the evening for cocktails to Oxford, we will take care of the transfers. This gorgeous house is in a prime location and provides the perfect escape from it all, the best venue for a pre-wedding girly weekend with your closest friends.

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Living Spaces & Hot Tub

Step into the hot tub for a few glasses of prosecco and let the warm jets and bubbles give you an end of week massage. Fluffy spa slippers and towels are available at a small extra cost.

Take away some fun memories by choosing to have a photo booth party session. Fancy dress up and take the funniest hen pictures and send on Instagram or snapchat.

The large south facing lawns are ideal for croquet and a garden party with afternoon tea and bubbles. An old swimming pool has been transformed into a natural wildlife pond with a surrounding deck for sunning yourselves and dragonfly spotting.

There is a dedicated natural oak seating area for smokers and vapers in its very own garden setting.

Inside My Retreat, the large sitting room has a log burner and plenty of comfortable sofas and chairs and television with SKY, Netflix, Amazon Prime and internet, for those who want to catch up on their viewing pleasure.

The games room has a large screen television with Wii, along with a full-sized pool table, dart board, board games and even a and work out area will give you lots to do during your stay if you choose to take full advantage of the house.

The bar is a great location for a wine tasting party or cocktail class with our fun and knowledgeable mixologists.

Your hen party will definitely be one to talk about for years to come!

Train to Didcot with a 5-minute ride to the house – or drive and parking for 10 cars

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7 Bedrooms

Each bedroom has been lovingly finished in its own dramatic, colourful style, with comfortable plush bedding and seating. Super king, king and double beds, plus sofa beds in two rooms.

Hang up your dress and claim one of seven gorgeous rooms to lay your head for a restful nights’ sleep, or to get ready in for a night on the tiles with your girls.

Key Information & Booking Terms

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Queen Suite – Super King plus double sofa bed and extra sofa (sleeps 4)

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King Suite – King Sized Bed (sleeps 2)

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Prince Suite – Double bed plus large single sofa bed (sleeps 3)

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Princess Aurora Suite – King Sized Bed  (sleeps 2)

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Tropical Princess Suite – Single Bed with optional slide out guest bed (sleeps 2)

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Dragonfly Room – Double bed (sleeps 2) + has patio doors open onto the garden

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Hibiscus Room – Double bed (sleeps 2)

Facilities

Facilities:

  • Wi-Fi
  • On-site parking for 10 cars
  • Patio areas with seating
  • Sitting room with log burner
  • Seven bedrooms
  • Games room
  • Pool table
  • Yoga area
  • Pond deck
  • Brand new hot tub

Bathrooms: 6 bathrooms  (5 of which are en-suite).

Booking Information

Booking Information:

  • We require a non-refundable 30% deposit via bank transfer or cheque only at the time of booking, and the full balance is to be paid 12 weeks prior to your stay.
  • Sorry we do not accept credit cards
  • We require an additional £500 security bond for this property aside from your required balance, which is refundable 7 days after you vacate the property if there are no damages and house rules are kept to, for further info please see our Booking Terms & Conditions.
  • Please note: All bookings are subject to a booking fee of £115 which is due at the time of booking and is non refundable.

CORONAVIRUS UPDATE 01/03/21

After the latest government announcement we can now advise you of the following:

  • Our holiday lets will be open from the 12th April 2021 – For 1 household groups ( + support bubble only )
  • From the 17th May – The government have stated that 6 individuals or 2 households may be allowed to stay.
  • From the 21st June 2021 – All restrictions on households mixing will hopefully be lifted.

PLACING A NEW BOOKING WITH US.

Due to an high volume of enquiries, it may take us a little longer to get back to you, we kindly thank you for your patience during this time.

NEW BOOKINGS staying between  THE 12TH APRIL 2021  – 17th May  2021.

Anyone who wishes to place a new booking staying from the 12th April 2021 – 21st June 2021 will be booking under our 1 household policy – this means that no refund would be given unless the holiday let had to close by law.

If you book for 1 household and restrictions lift and you wish to invite more guests extra charges may apply, only the guests on the original booking would be allowed to attend, please contact us if you wish to add anyone onto your booking, this would be at the discretion of Celebration Cottages and the owner of the accommodation to allow this and extra charges may apply.

NEW BOOKINGS staying between  THE 17th May 2021  – 21st June 2021.

Anyone who wishes to place a new booking staying between 17th May 2021 – 21st June 2021 should only be booking for 2 households or 6 individual people Max.

A refund would be given less the booking fee if the holiday let had to close by law or the rule of 1 household extended for a longer period if you stay was affected.

If you book and restrictions lift more and you wish to invite more guests extra charges may apply, only the guests on the original booking would be allowed to attend, please contact us if you wish to add anyone onto your booking, this would be at the discretion of Celebration Cottages and the owner of the accommodation to allow this and extra charges may apply.

LARGE GROUP BOOKINGS – FROM 21ST JUNE 2021

We are happy to accept large group bookings with an arrival date from the 21st June 2021 – under our Large Group Policy. Our Large Group Policy fee is £75 and allows you to book for multiple households. Our large group policy will be in place for all new bookings from the 21st June 2021 until all restrictions have legally been lifted.  We will offer a refund ( less the booking fee & group policy fee )  or postponement should the holiday let have to close by law, ( postponements may be subject to a £75-£115 admin fee )  or if there are restrictions in place by law ( not guidance ) on numbers of people or the mixing of households which would affect your stay.

If you had to cancel the booking due to illness, guidance or being contracted by track and trace or you change your mind about your stay – you would not be entitled to a refund and we insist that you take out your own cancelation insurance as we do not provide this.

EXISTING BOOKINGS

For all our guests  with an existing booking in place with us, we have detailed below our plan of action, this is our guidance on how we are dealing with all existing bookings.

Our Customer Care team will be contacting all guests who are due to stay up to the  21st June  2021 to give you options of refunds/postponements if your stay cannot go ahead by law.

Due to the sheer amount of admin and increased costs we may be only able to offer postponements with an amendment fee of £75 for 2021 dates and £115 for 2022 dates.

We have to deal with all bookings in date order and our customer care team will be working around the clock to offer the best customer service possible, however we kindly ask you for your patience and if you could kindly wait until we contact you due to a high volume of emails we are experiencing.

  • All March guests will be contacted before the end of February
  • We hope to contact all April guests before the 20th March
  • We hope to contact all May Guests by the Middle of April
  • We hope to contact all June Guests in May

It is not possible to refund or postpone your booking in advance of these dates unless our customer care team have contacted you. We are working our way through as many emails as possible!

If you have any questions regarding your booking for a stay in March 2021 please email customercare@celebrationcottages.co.uk – otherwise we kindly ask for you to wait until our customer care team contact you.

THANK YOU TO ALL OUR CUSTOMERS FOR YOUR CONTINUED SUPPORT

We are delighted that we are soon able to welcome all our lovely guests back.

We are a small family run business and the last 12 months have truly been a challenging time, we have helped hundreds of guests with refunds and postponements to the best of our ability. Our staff have been under an extreme amount of pressure and it’s so great to now know there is light at the end of this tunnel for everyone.

We thank you for all your lovely emails and kind words – it’s really kept us all going!!

Thank you

&

Stay Safe

Team Celebration x

House Rules
  • This property is in a residential location so no wild noisy party groups are permitted, if this rule is broken you will lose your security deposit and will be asked to leave
  • Check In: 3:00 PM and Check Out: 10:00 AM
  • No stag Parties
  • Sorry - No mixed couple’s birthday parties in summer
  • No 21st Birthday Parties
  • No wild house parties allowed at this property!
  • Families Welcome
  • Girly groups welcome
  • Hot tub rules and safety guidelines will be provided in your welcome pack. Please note also, due to harsh chemicals used to maintain this facility, if you suffer from any skin irritation or allergy, we suggest you visit your GP for advice prior to your visit.
  • NO PETS

Read about the latest booking Coronavirus updates here.

Please take our your own holiday travel insurance to protect you in the even of any cancellation if you are unable to attend your stay. We do not provide this. No refunds will be given for any cancellations by yourselves or any cancellations by us or you for reasons of Force Majeure (Act of Man/God) beyond our control. Please see our full terms & conditions here.

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