It said it has taken this step to protect staff and guests from further risk of exposure to the virus, and feels this is a “positive way” to support the Government initiatives to reduce public gatherings in order to limit the further spread of the virus.
However, the hotel said it will continue to fully pay its staff through this period as this closure is “at no fault of their own”.
Palé Hall said: “We hope that guests and suppliers will understand and support the rationale for this heart breaking but necessary decision. Subject to further developments we currently plan to re-open on Friday 15 May 2020.
“Our reservation team will continue to answer the telephones and respond to emails during this closure period.”