Set in an elegant 18th-century mansion with its own garden, this polished hotel is within walking distance of Richmond Park and is a mile from the shops and train station of Richmond town centre. Understated rooms with warm decor and some modern elements offer free Wi-Fi, flat-screen TVs, tea and coffeemaking facilities, and desks. Upgraded rooms and suites add 4-poster beds and/or fireplaces. There's a formal eatery, a glass-enclosed restaurant and afternoon tea is served in a cosy lounge/bar. A nearby health club with an indoor pool provides complimentary access to all guests.