Chewton Glen

'An impressive place, very well run; your name is remembered and staff greet you when you pass them.' In large grounds on the edge of the New Forest, this privately owned country house hotel, managed by Andrew Stembridge, has a staff/guest ratio of three to one. 'Attention to detail is excellent; everyone is extremely helpful and polite,' is a comment in 2013. The 12 new tree-house suites on stilts in the grounds are 'great fun'. They have a wood-burning stove, picture windows, a whirlpool tub on a wrap-around terrace. 'The view from our bed was of trees and greenery; you can play Tarzan and Jane. Continental breakfast arrived through a hatch while we slept.' Bedrooms in the main house have antiques, modern fabrics ('alas, lighting too dim for reading'). Many have a terrace or balcony. In the contemporary Vetiver restaurant, Luke Matthews uses vegetables and herbs from the walled garden, fish landed at nearby Mudeford quay, for his 'eclectic' dishes, perhaps roast halibut, fennel purée, brown shrimp. There's much to do in the grounds ('it's like a resort hotel'). Children are welcomed. (Natalie Fiorentino, and others)

  • The staff are first class, it is so refreshing to see good old customer service! It is a total experience of luxury. The rooms are beautiful and the food was to die for.

    Glynne Pusey, 30/12/2013

  • Staying in one of the new, innovative Tree Houses is wonderful. We have visited the hotel many times but this was different. A safe, peaceful, private and inviting space. You can relax without a care in the world. As a couple you can play Tarzan and Jane. The view from our bed was trees and greenery. Breakfast arrived through a hatch while we slept. All we needed to do was boil a kettle.

    Natalie Fiorentino, 14/01/2013

  • Attention to detail, courteous staff and a calm atmosphere make this an absolute treat. Our room was luxurious and immaculate. Dinner in the Vitiver restaurant is first class. The newly decorated dining area is split into several sections, offering a variety of atmospheres, from light airy rooms to the more formal feel of the largest dining room. Each visit has been a pleasure. The staff deserve special mention due to their care and attention regarding my dietary requirements.

    sue pepper, 15/02/2012

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Contact Details

Chewton Glen

Christchurch Road NEW MILTON Hampshire England BH25 6QS

Telephone

01425 275341

Discount Vouchers

This hotel accepts discount vouchers which entitle readers to a 10% discount off their normal B&B rate for a single night's stay

Further Information

Bedrooms

70, 14 on ground floor, 12 tree-house suites in grounds, 1 suitable for disabled.

Open

all year.

Facilities

3 lounges, bar, restaurant, function rooms, free Wi-Fi, civil wedding licence, spa, indoor 17-metre swimming pool, 130-acre grounds, outdoor 15-metre swimming pool, tennis centre, par-3 golf course.

Background music

in public areas.

Children

all ages welcomed.

Dogs

allowed in some bedrooms.

Credit cards

all major cards.

Prices

[to Mar 2014] room £325-£2,250. Breakfast £26, set dinner £60, à la carte £55. 1-night bookings refused weekends.