Balmer Lawn Hotel New Forest, Hampshire & The New Forest
4 star country hotel & spa in the heart of the New ForestBook
Member since 2015
Stylish country hotel set in the New Forest National Park, Hampshire. Balmer Lawn offers a mixture of classic and contemporary rooms - all 4 star rated. With its impressive spa, two pools, fine dining restaurant, and al fresco Lodge Bar & Kitchen, Balmer Lawn is a great location for a re-energising short break away.
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2 Special Offers for this hotel.
Luxury Lazy Break - Superior room
From £143.50 pppn for a 5 night stay, to £167.50 pppn for a 1 night stay
Stay in a Superior room and receive:
- Bottle of Prosecco in your room on arrival
- Dinner for 2 on the first evening (value £30pp)
- Full English breakfast daily
- Use of the leisure facilities (spa treatments incur an additional charge and are subject to availability, pre-booking is advised)
- Late check out at noon
- Please be advised that within 72 hours of arrival, bookings are non-transferable and non-refundable
There are 2 special offers to choose from for this hotel.
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- Heated indoor and outdoor pool with extensive spa facilities
- Award-winning restaurant
- Individually designed bedrooms mixing contemporary and traditional styles
- Located in the heart of the New Forest
- Family operated
The native new forest ponies roam the local area without restriction - it's not unusual to find them on the hotel lawns.
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Balmer Lawn Hotel
Good to know
Hotel check-in time:3:00 PM
Hotel check-out time:11:00 AM
Breakfast: Monday to Friday from 7.00am – 10.00am
Saturday to Sunday (inc Bank Holidays) from 8.00am – 10.00am
Beresfords 12.00pm – 3pm and 5:30pm – 9pm
The Lodge 12pm – 8:45pm
Afternoon Tea 7 days per week from 2.30pm – 4.30pm
There is ample complimentary parking on-site
Electric car charging: The hotel has 2 Vendelectric universal charging areas (4 charge points). This is charged at 20p per kW⋅h (price as at 28/09/22)
The public areas are accessible to guests with limited mobility. The Hotel has a limited number of rooms with walk in showers available, but we recommend you contact our team to discuss your specific requirements prior to booking.
A number of Superior rooms can accommodate an extra bed for one child at a cost of £30 per night. Children above the age of 12 are viewed as adults.
Cots can be provided and are charged at £15 per stay.
Children can use the swimming pool between 7am - 9pm (no restrictions), must be accompanied by an adult.
Both Beresfords and The Lodge offer children's menus. For the comfort of all diners, the hotels request that families dine early in Beresfords.
Situated in 3 acres of grounds with the most amazing sweeping views.
History of the hotel
The Hotel's name is taken from the lawn at the front of the Hotel, originally thought to have been called Palmers Lawn (a historical typo culminating in Balmer Lawn). The name is mentioned in the Doomsday Book – how's that for history! Originally built in the mid 1800's as a hunting lodge, the Balmer Lawn is a classic Country House Hotel set in the very heart of the New Forest National Park. Undoubtedly this is one of the most iconic buildings in the New Forest.
The Wilson Family will be celebrating 25 years of ownership of the Hotel in 2022. Chris & Alison have retained the tradition of a warm welcome, comfortable rooms and wonderful food.
The New Forest is an ideal location for all of the family, including your dog.
Please note there is a nightly charge of £25 for each dog, this includes a welcome letter, bowls, bed, towel, poo bags, treats, and a breakfast sausage each morning of their stay!
Dogs must be kept on a lead inside of the hotel at all times and remain with their families even during meal times. Pet friendly dining options are available in the lounge, bar or on the terrace. Dogs are not permitted in Beresfords restaurant or in the indoor leisure facilities.
Maximum of two dogs per room
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