A Warm Welcome to The George Hotel

Your host Liaan van Zyl and team would like to welcome you to The George, a 15th Century coaching inn set in the heart of Oxfordshire. Dorchester-on-Thames is central to many major centers of commerce and historic sites in southern England, including London, Birmingham and the whole of the M4 corridor. Heathrow and Birmingham international airports are within an hours drive.

A brief history:

The Hotel combines the beauty of an historic building, complete with oak beams and inglenook fireplaces, with all the advantages of a modern hotel. The George Hotel is a striking, idyllic 15th Century coaching inn, built in 1495 it is one of the oldest coaching inns in the country, allowing you to tread on the path of history. Situated opposite the famous Dorchester Abbey & Museum.

Once inside:

Time to unwind, in our peaceful lounge, warm, friendly bar or tranquile Restaurant. Sunday mornings enjoy a drink or maybe a meal in front our roaring log fires while listning to the Abbey bells.


The George Hotel provides 23 en-suite bedrooms set in peaceful surroundings, all individually decorated and furnished with fine antiques.

Midsomer murders

The George Hotel has been used over the years as a location for Midsomer murders Used as "the Maid in splendour" pub in "The Maid in Splendour" (2003) The Feathers Hotel in "The house in the woods" (2005) The George Hotel in the "Ballad of Midsomer" (2014)


Our versatile, beautifully gardens create the perfect setting for that quiet drink, a great meeting place for family and friends and a safe, secure environment for our younger guests to explore.