Macdonald Berystede Hotel & Spa, the nearest four-star hotel to Ascot Racecourse, is hosting exclusive racing experience packages during the world famous Royal Ascot meeting, 17th - 21st June. Set just a mile away in gated landscaped grounds with free parking, the elegant hotel has just undergone a stunning million pound upgrade to its lounges and restaurant, while the bar now features a strong horse-racing theme.

B&B is on offer from £275 per night for two sharing plus special champagne breakfast, lunch and dinner menus for racegoers. A private transfer service is also available between the hotel and racecourse.

Start the day in style with a pre-race champagne breakfast served from 7am to 11am or pick up the day's tips and enjoy a 'Royal' luncheon before making your way to the racecourse, both are available for hotel guests and non-residents. The renowned dressed buffet lunch with its amazing ice and vegetable carvings, created by the hotel's AA rosette team of chefs, is served from 11.45am until 2.30pm. Breakfast for non-residents is £25 per person while lunch is £45pp. 

After an exhilarating day's racing, celebrate your winnings with a bottle of chilled champagne on the roof terrace or indulge in a glass or two of Pimms in the grounds; then enjoy a two-course brasserie dinner from £35pp.

The great style and excitement of Royal Ascot is perfectly captured at the Berystede; full coverage of each day's racing is available in the newly refurbished Diadem and Terrace bars, the hotel's dedicated concierge service can provide buttonholes for gentlemen plus copies of the Racing Post and race cards to study the day's form before arriving at the course. The hotel's spa therapists will also be on hand offering mini Elemis foot relief treatments, a welcome treat for aching feet!

The country house hotel has played host to Royal Ascot guests for over 100 years and continues to cater for top jockeys, owners and trainers during the week.  Its bars and public areas abound with horse-racing memorabilia, while most function rooms are named after famous Ascot horses or races.

Overnight guests also have use of the hotel's luxurious VITAL Spa which includes an 18-metre indoor pool, indoor-outdoor hydrotherapy pool, thermal suite, Technogym, relaxation area and six beauty studios where therapists offer top-to-toe pamper treatments for men and women using luxurious Carita and Elemis products (treatments extra).

For details call 0844 879 9104 or visit www.MacdonaldHotels.co.uk/Berystede