7 luxury hotels in the New Forest – including boutique, historic and spa retreats

The National Park offers a mix of landscapes including ancient woodlands, wetlands and bogs, and open heathlands making it both the perfect home to rare species, and a breathtaking place to holiday.

Whether you’re looking for a peaceful retreat, want to get active outdoors or are in need of some top-notch rest and relaxation in stunning surroundings, you are spoiled for choice here.

Here are seven New Forest luxury hotels you should consider.


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Crown Manor House Hotel

Lyndhurst

Daily Echo: Crown Manor House Hotel is a four-star boutique hotel.  Picture: TripadvisorCrown Manor House Hotel is a four-star boutique hotel. Picture: Tripadvisor

This beautiful Grade I listed hotel describes itself as “designed for the 21st century” while “remaining sympathetic” to the building’s history.

A four-star boutique hotel, it is in the heart of Lyndhurst Village, the capital of the New Forest.

What to expect: Real log fires, tranquil gardens, attentive service, and locally sourced food.

For more information, or to book, visit the Crown Manor website.

Rhinefield House

Brockenhurst

Daily Echo: Rhinefield House is a blend of Tudor and Gothic architecture.  Picture: TripadvisorRhinefield House is a blend of Tudor and Gothic architecture. Picture: Tripadvisor

Located deep in the New Forest, Rhinefield House Hotel describes itself as “like a magical secret”.

This beautiful country house hotel is a blend of Tudor and Gothic architecture.

What to expect: A dog friendly attitude, outdoor pool, and a small health suite.

For more information, or to book, visit the Rhinefield House website.

Burley Manor

Burley

Daily Echo: Burley Manor combines old style charm with a contemporary eclectic twist.  Picture: TripadvisorBurley Manor combines old style charm with a contemporary eclectic twist. Picture: Tripadvisor

This manor house hotel offers tranquil “grown-ups only” New Forest stays.

It combines old style charm with a contemporary eclectic twist.

What to expect: Food with Mediterranean influences, luxurious spa treatments and boutique rooms and suites.

For more information, or to book, visit the Burley Manor website.

Lime Wood

Lyndhurst

Daily Echo: Lime Wood boasts fine food and a natural spa.  Picture: TripadvisorLime Wood boasts fine food and a natural spa. Picture: Tripadvisor

Lime Wood describes itself as “laid-back luxury at its best” and “the perfect secluded hideaway”.

The food ranges from light lunches to hearty Italian feasts and the hotel’s Herb House Spa is dedicated to natural well-being, inspired by its forest surroundings.

What to expect: Spacious rooms, breath-taking views, and holistic treatments.

For more information, or to book, visit the Lime Wood website.

Balmer Lawn Hotel & Saltus Spa

Brockenhurst

Daily Echo: Balmer Lawn Hotel offers a personalized stay.  Picture: TripadvisorBalmer Lawn Hotel offers a personalized stay. Picture: Tripadvisor

The luxury country home invites guests whether looking for a romantic getaway or a fun family break.

Located on the outskirts of Brockenhurst, the hotel is within walking distance of various attractions including the scenic Beaulieu Harbor and New Forest National Park.

Their contemporary yet stylish bedrooms range from cozy standard rooms to luxury rooms with a balcony.

What to expect: A range of dining options, timeless design, and personalized experience.

For more information, or to book, visit the Balmer Lawn website.

The Pig

Brockenhurst

Daily Echo: The Pig offers a mix of luxury and homely charm.  Picture: TripadvisorThe Pig offers a mix of luxury and homely charm. Picture: Tripadvisor

The Pig has an obsessive commitment to home grown and local produce, celebrating the seasons using the best, freshest and most authentic foods, and ingredients.

Their rooms mix a touch of luxury with bundles of homely charm, each one with its own unique features and characteristics.

At the bottom of the garden the Potting Shed and Shepherd’s Hut treatment rooms are tucked away, offering revitalizing spa treatment in peace.

What to expect: 25 miles of menu, a greenhouse restaurant, a walled kitchen garden, homely drawing rooms, comfy beds, and a couple of Saddlebacks.

For more information, or to book, visit The Pig website.

Chewton Glen Hotel

New Milton

Daily Echo: 18th-century Chewton Glen Hotel is set in 130 acres of Hampshire countryside.  Picture: TripadvisorThe 18th-century Chewton Glen Hotel is set in 130 acres of Hampshire countryside. Picture: Tripadvisor

This luxury, 5-star hotel and spa on the edge of the New Forest.

Set in 130 acres of Hampshire countryside, the 18th-century luxury Country House Hotel is the idyllic escape, the perfect combination of country and coast.

What to expect: Quintessentially English guestrooms, luxurious suites, and a private treehouse along with an award-winning spa with myriad relaxing treatments.

For more information, or to book, visit the Chewton Glen website.

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