Gladstone's Library

Church Lane, Hawarden, Flintshire, CH5 3DF
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Tel: 01244 532350

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About Us

Uniquely, this Grade 1 listed building offers charming accommodation to visitors, whether using the Library’s amazing collections (the catalogue can be viewed online through the website), attending an event, or just visiting. This very special place offers a rare experience. Comfortable space to help you work, relax and unwind, away from the pressures of everyday living.

Guide Prices

Number of Rooms / Units
Room / Unit TypeRoom / Unit Tariff*
Suite£131.00 per room (breakfast included)
Double en-suite£105.00 per room (breakfast included)
Double standard£95.00 per room (breakfast included)
Single en-suite£81.00 per room (breakfast included)
Single standard£69.00 per room (breakfast included)
Twin en-suite£105.00 per room (breakfast included)
Twin standard£95.00 per room (breakfast included)

** Continental Breakfast included

Opening Times

2021 (1 Jan 2021 - 31 Dec 2021)


  • 4 AA Stars
4 AA Stars


Road Directions

Gladstone’s Library is in the centre of Hawarden Flintshire.From the M6, come off at junction 20, signposted M56 to North Wales & Queensferry.Continue on the M56 which eventually becomes the A494. Branch left at sign for Queensferry. At the roundabout take the 2nd exit on to the A550. At the top of the hill turn immediately left into Church Lane and Gladstone’s Library is at the end of the lane on the left

Public Transport Directions

Gladstone's Library is easily accessible by road and rail, six miles from Chester where there are regular train connections to London and other UK cities. Both Liverpool and Manchester airports are within easy reach.The Wrexham-Bidston rail service is operated by Arriva Trains Wales and calls at Hawarden. However, most people will probably find it more convenient to travel by train to Chester. There is a regular bus service from Chester railway station to Hawarden. Arriva bus numbers 4 and X44 run from the train station to Hawarden (destination Mold). Details of these services are available on the Arriva website Buses no 11 also runs to Hawarden from Chester city centre.



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Recent Reviews:

  • dizzy33Derby_England
    Derby, England
    Lovely, relaxing stay
    5 of 5 stars
    Saturday, 14th March 2020
    We stayed for one night and had a fabulous time, perfect de-stress weekend. Our room was perfectly adequate - nice en-suite with a walk-in shower, plenty of hot water, toiletries provided. There were... Read full review
  • Marie R
    Leeds, United Kingdom
    Very disappointed - Be sure of why you want to visit
    2 of 5 stars
    Saturday, 14th March 2020
    I have had this short stay booked for over a year to what is described as boutique hotel built around the former Gladstone's Library. I had really looked forward to this but ultimately was... Read full review
  • catherineW7438KI
    Trip Type:
    Afternoon tea
    3 of 5 stars
    Wednesday, 18th March 2020
    We visited for afternoon tea on Saturday the 14th of March. While we love the library restaurant and the unique atmosphere it provides, we felt as though this experience did not live up to our... Read full review

Contact Us

Tel: 01244 532350

Tel: 01244 532350

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