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Tuesday, 18 May 2021

Safe, Sanitised Stays at Alma House

 We are so thrilled to be open to the public again.  As of 17th May guests can visit Windsor and stay in hotels and guest houses as a leisure guest.  But what does that mean for you?  How safe are you?  We appreciate that many guests will still be wary of staying overnight but to put your mind at rest here is how Alma house is configured for maximum safety:

The top floor has only two rooms 1A and 2A.  These are accessed via the main front door (up the front steps) then once inside up a flight of stairs.  These two rooms share the use of the breakfast room for a self-service continental breakfast.  Therefore only two rooms share this space.  

The lower floor is down 4 steps to the side door of the house and these two rooms have their own self contained breakfast area in the rooms.  Therefore only these two rooms share the side entrance and then are private in their own rooms.  

The cottage at the end of the driveway has its own entrance is is completely self contained - a breakfast seating area is inside the cottage.  

 So by keeping everyone separate and bio-fogging rooms and communal areas regularly as well as sanitising high contact points daily, plus ensuring staff and guests wear masks we are doing our best to keep everyone safe and the building clean and the air clean and sanitised.  

We keep contact to a minimum offering easy self check-in to most guests - we email you instructions of how to access your room keys once you confirm your booking!

We look forward to hosting you.  Please support small business. Book online at

Take care, stay safe x


Thursday, 11 March 2021

 Royal Windsor Horse Show 2021

We are delighted to hear the news that the Royal Windsor Horse Show will now take place from Thursday 1st to Sunday 4th July this year.  

Windsor Horse Show

The show takes place in the Home Park right next to Windsor Castle and is a very popular event with International Show Jumping  as well as International Dressage and International Carriage Driving

Tickets will be in especially high demand this year since most of us have been in lockdown for a large amount of time so it is very welcome news to be able to see this spectacular event being advertised once again.

We understand that tickets will be on sale shortly from the official Windsor Horse Show website and we will all be very excited to go as will many of our guests.  We hope this is good news for you and hope to see you at Alma House as soon as we are officially open for visitors from 17th May onwards.  

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Friday, 26 February 2021

Open for Bookings

 It has been a long, slow road to recovery and we are very happy that we are finally nearing the finishing line or at least coming out of the woods so we can see the trees...

We are pleased to hear that from 12th April 2021 visitors to Windsor will be able to stay in Self Catering Accommodation.  We run a number of apartments that are available to book for a week or more and you can do so on our website at

self catering cottage in Windsor

Also from 17th May 2021 Hotels are allowed to open for Leisure Guests - previously only those that are doing essential work or are stranded could stay in Hotels and B&B accommodation.  So we are now taking bookings for Leisure Stays from 17th May onwards.  Book a room at Alma House B&B and enjoy all Windsor has to offer - we are expecting this to be a busy period as many of you (like us) have been stuck at home for far too long and will be looking forward to a break away in Windsor.

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All rooms are sanitised using bio-fogging and the product is safe and non-toxic and kills 99.999% of viruses and bacteria.  


Sunday, 28 June 2020

Business as Usual and Bio-Fogging

We are excited to be opening for Business As Usual from 4th July.  Except it won't be the usual or normal - there is a new normal - the one where we all take care to distance ourselves from each other, maintain good (or much better) hygiene and to stay alert.  At Alma House we have invested in a bio-fogging machine that enables us to quickly and efficiently disinfect our rooms on a very regular basis.  Bio fogging ensures that the disinfectant reaches hard to reach areas and also tackles airborne droplets ensuring a safe, clean environment for all.  The product we use is 99.999% effective against viruses and bacteria and is safe, non toxic and a non-irritant.  After a room has been bio-fogged it can be used after one hour.  The treatment is effective for 30 days. 

We are very much hoping that by using this enhanced and highly effective method we are doing all we can to help combat the spread of the virus for the benefit of all.  We also have hand sanitiser readily available and offer contactless check-ins to minimise direct contact with staff.  We are able to take bookings and payments online and with contactless check-in we minimise the risks we all face with this dreadful virus. 

We like to stay positive and believe there is light at the end of the tunnel - shops and restaurants are starting to open up and visitors are slowly returning to Windsor.  We hope you all remain safe and well.  Visit us soon!

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Friday, 20 March 2020

The Corona Virus and Alma House

Alma House remains open for business.  It is essential, however, that we follow government guidelines and keep our staff, guests and suppliers safe.  We are regularly monitoring government advice and amending our procedures on a daily basis.  We wanted to let you know that we are doing everything we possibly can to keep everybody safe:-

  • First and foremost all staff are following stringent health & hygiene procedures both personally and in our rooms / offices / vehicles and we are sanitising all keys / safes and laundry baskets.
  • All staff are aware of the symptoms of Coronavirus and understand they should stay at home at the first sign of any symptoms.  We ask that all guests and suppliers follow the same procedures – see below for more details.
  • As well as cleaning Alma House to it’s usual high standard of cleanliness we are completing additional sanitising including all communal areas.
  • We are asking all suppliers to deliver to the bottom of the front steps to minimise their contact with the house and staff.
  • Our office staff are now working from home where possible but are available to answer any guest queries and enquiries.  Please call rather than coming to Alma House to avoid social contact.
  • We are able to offer self-check in for arrivals so that you do not need to come into contact with our staff.
  • Current guidelines suggest that it is safe to go outside so long as you maintain a distance of 2m from others.  There are lots of parks and areas open for people to walk in and this is good for physical and mental well being.  You should however avoid pubs and restaurants.

These are troubling times but together we’ll get through it and if we all follow government instructions, it will pass all the quicker.  Please keep yourselves and your loved ones safe and remember that whilst you might not be at personal risk from coronavirus we all have a responsibility to the elderly and more vulnerable in society.  Thank you so much for supporting us during this incredibly difficult period. 
Please keep up to date with all the latest information on BBC news, NHS, WHO and Government websites.

COVID 19 Information for Visitors and Employees

For people who have travelled to or from a highly affected area, in the last 14 days, or who have come into contact with those that have done the same, we ask that you responsibly declare this to our staff prior to arrival.

To protect yourself and others we ask you to follow current World Health Organisation guidelines on hygiene and protection measures including:-
  • Wash your hands regularly with soap and water to kill viruses that may be on your hands.  If you are unable to wash your hands use anti-bacterial gel to protect yourself and others from germs.

  • Avoid touching your eyes, nose and mouth to avoid the virus entering your body.

  • Social distancing of 2 metres is recommended and you should avoid handshaking and hugs.

  • Follow good respiratory hygiene if you sneeze or cough.  This means covering your mouth and nose with your bent elbow or a disposable tissue.  Dispose of the tissue immediately and wash your hands.

  • Stay informed with up to date information and follow advice recommended on government, NHS or World Health Organisation websites.

*If you display symptoms of Coronavirus – high temperature, persistent cough and usual signs of flu such as headaches and aching limbs you should self-isolate for 7 days.  If you are in a household, everybody in the household needs to self-isolate for 14 days.  Do not go to the Doctors or A&E.  If you require medical assistance you should call NHS 111 and if you experience extreme symptoms such as breathing difficulties you should contact emergency services.

*This advice has been developed for educational purposes and is correct at the time of publication.  It is not a substitute for professional medical advice.  Should you have any questions or concerns please consult a medical profession by calling NHS 111.

Friday, 6 March 2020

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Friday, 24 May 2019

Picnic Spots for the Bank Holiday Weekend!

With a bank holiday weekend comes my tradition of updating the office about the weather every half hour.  Locally, it looks like we are blessed with good weather (or at least warm and dry) for much of the weekend, unfortunately other parts of the UK won’t be so lucky.  If you plan on getting outside, look no further than these fab spots in and around Windsor.

Alexandra Gardens:
This scenic park situated on the edge of the River Thames is a great family friendly park to visit with the kids.  The gardens are situated close to the town centre so there should be plenty of parking even at the peak of the bank holiday.  The park is host to Edward’s Amusements, a small collection of fairground rides, rock climbing and a mini golf course to keep the little ones entertained.  Just across the road the river stretches for miles in either direction offering wonderful walks.

Snow Hill:
Snow Hill may sound unfamiliar to many; however it is instantly recognisable and much photographed.  Snow hill is the opposite end of the Long Walk, the iconic viewpoint for Windsor Castle.  Located 2.64 miles from the Castle, it is also the home of the Copper Statue of King George III atop his mount.  Viewers of Harry and Meghan’s Wedding will recognise the spot as the backdrop of the BBC Broadcast, as well as the location of the Wedding procession.

Savill Gardens:
By its own admission “Britain’s Finest Ornamental Garden” Savill Gardens is one of Windsor Great Park’s grandest features.  The Savill building serves as a great hub for many of the first-class attractions.  From the Cumberland Obelisk to the Totem Pole or even the manicured lawns of Guards Polo Club, the grounds have plenty of attraction for any sunny day.  If you have the time, take a walk through the Ornamental Garden which features seasonal highlights to ensure it is looking lush all year round.  If you don’t fancy bringing in your own picnic, the Savill building has its own selection of food including Wood Fired Pizzas and my personal favourite, the fish finger sandwich.

By Alex Spiteri

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