If you don't have any issues with setting up base 19 kilometres away from the city's core, look into the suburb of Sparsholt. It has 2 options available, such as Lainston House Hotel and Little Mead B&B.
If you find yourself requiring more accommodation options in Andover, consider the Donnington Valley Hotel and Spa and the BW Premier Collection Winchester Royal Hotel. They are 25 kilometres and 25 kilometres away from the city's main streets. Some more alternatives are the Bear Hotel, 20 kilometres away, and the Winchester Hotel & Spa, 25 kilometres.
The close by localities of Highclere and Overton are worth seeing. Highclere is 15 kilometres to the northeast of Andover, while Overton is 17 kilometres to the east. Highclere hotels include The Carpenters Arms and The Carnarvon Arms. The Mallards in Overton and The White Hart are some of the options in Overton.
Just because you're travelling, doesn't mean you can't indulge in your obsession for sports. Rose Bowl Cricket Ground can be found to the south of Andover. To stay close by, book a room at the Macdonald Botley Park Hotel & Spa or the Botleigh Grange Hotel.
Hotels in Andover start at AU$72 per night. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.