Best UK Hotels for New Year’s Eve

For seasonal cheer, festive feasts, local traditions and a chance to really eat, drink and be merry, the UK’s hotels have got New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day down to a fine art. Where some will provide the opportunity to see in the new year with fireworks and fancy attire, others provide a tranquil and cosy retreat complete with Port by log fires and intimate surroundings to celebrate with someone you love.
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Amongst our recommended hotels for New Year are award-winning favourites from across the years, and Editor’s Choice highlights for everything from walking to spas, romance to pubs with rooms. There are special offers to be had and specially arranged experiences to really celebrate in style. Wherever you go, here’s a selection of the top UK hotels for New Year’s Eve, recommended by the Good Hotel Guide.

10 Hotels for New Year

Best UK Hotels for New Year’s Eve

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Special offer
Chewton Glen

Chewton Glen - 3 Nights for the Price of 2 Special Offer

New Milton

There’s a two night house party at the exceptional Chewton Glen complete with a five course dinner, wines and dancing with a black tie dress code.
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • golf
  • walking
  • bird_watching
  • garden
  • spa
  • dog_friendly
  • disabled_facilities
  • wi-fi
  • romantic
  • tennis
  • seaside
  • country_house
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • indoor_pool
  • outdoor_pool
  • cooking_school
  • conference_meeting
  • view
  • wine
  • disabled
  • conference/meeting_friendly
  • hot_tub_jacuzzi
  • honeymoon
  • vegan-friendly
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • for_wine-lovers
  • gourmet
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • with_cooking_school
  • baby-friendly
  • horse_riding
  • parking
  • wildlife_watching
  • great_breakfast
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Special offer
Montagu Arms

Montagu Arms - 'Escape to the Country' Special Offer

Beaulieu

Seeing in the New Year with an elegant ball, The Montagu Arms brings you Champagne and canapés followed by a five course black tie dinner.
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • garden
  • wi-fi
  • conference_meeting
  • view
  • conference/meeting_friendly
  • parking
  • for_wine-lovers
  • spa
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • electric_charging_point
  • vegan-friendly
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • foodie
  • wildlife_watching
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Special offer
The Peacock at Rowsley

The Peacock at Rowsley - 25% Discount Offer

Rowsley

Experience a Peak District New Year in historic surroundings, and with exceptional service this year, at The Peacock at Rowsley.
  • golf
  • walking
  • bird_watching
  • garden
  • value
  • fishing
  • bandb
  • wi-fi
  • historic
  • conference_meeting
  • conference/meeting_friendly
  • dog_friendly
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • outdoor_dining
  • cycling
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Special offer
Cary Arms & Spa

Cary Arms & Spa - Romantic Hideaway Experience Special Offer

Babbacombe

Spend time with friends and family this Christmas and New Year at the Cary Arms with seasonal dishes, fabulous entertainment, roaring log fires and the warmest ambiance.
  • gym
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • golf
  • garden
  • value
  • spa
  • dog_friendly
  • wi-fi
  • romantic
  • seaside
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • indoor_pool
  • conference_meeting
  • view
  • baby-friendly
  • conference/meeting_friendly
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • vegan-friendly
  • for_wine-lovers
  • mooring_available
  • wildlife_watching
  • outdoor_dining
  • honeymoon
  • fishing
  • walking
10% discount voucher
5
Special offer
The Castle Hotel

The Castle Hotel - 25% Discount Special Offer

Bishop’s Castle

Visit The Castle Hotel for live music, taster menus, Champagne cocktails and dancing ’til late with an array of New Year’s packages.
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • garden
  • dog_friendly
  • wi-fi
  • parking
  • conference_meeting
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • vegan-friendly
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • good_value
  • cycling
  • outdoor_dining
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Special offer
Trigony House

Trigony House - 2 & 3 night dinner bed and breakfast breaks Special Offer

Thornhill

New year at a country house hotel - at Trigony House that means winter walks, blazing log fires, tea and homemade cakes as well as an array of culinary treats.
  • child_friendly
  • disabled_facilities
  • dog_friendly
  • electric_charging_point
  • garden
  • good_value
  • hot_tub_jacuzzi
  • parking
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • spa
  • vegan-friendly
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • walking
  • weddings
  • wi-fi
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7
The Star Inn at Harome

The Star Inn at Harome

Helmsley

Modern Yorkshire food in a stylish and welcoming environment, New Year gets a Michelin star twist at The Star Inn at Harome.
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • garden
  • value
  • wi-fi
  • gourmet
  • conference_meeting
  • restaurant_with_rooms
  • pub_with_rooms
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • dog_friendly
  • foodie
  • for_wine-lovers
  • great_breakfast
  • historic
  • outdoor_dining
  • parking
8
The Zetter Townhouse Clerkenwell

The Zetter Townhouse Clerkenwell

London

Christmas Day menus and New Year’s feasts take on a whole new style and sophistication at The Zetter Townhouse in Clerkenwell.
  • child_friendly
  • bandb
  • wi-fi
  • romantic
  • conference_meeting
  • boutique
  • disabled_facilities
  • baby-friendly
  • eco-friendly
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • weddings
9
Prince Hall

Prince Hall

Dartmoor

From Nordic style walking to the breathtaking historic surrounds of Dartmoor, New Year at Prince Hall includes Scandinavian menus, log fires and maybe even a sprinkling of snow.
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • bird_watching
  • garden
  • value
  • fishing
  • dog_friendly
  • wi-fi
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • view
  • activities
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • parking
  • weddings

Still looking? There’s more where these came from. From Hogmanay in the Highlands to celebrations in the Scillies, or perhaps a spa retreat to start next year as you mean to go on. Keep exploring for more New Year’s hotel favourites recommended by our trusted guide, brought together by truly independent reviews from our readers.

More hotels for New Year

Best UK Hotels for New Year’s Eve

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Special offer
The Old Bridge

The Old Bridge - 2 nights for the price of 1 100% Flexible Special Offer

Huntingdon

It’s much easier to enjoy the ‘exceptional wine list’ and elegant interiors of this ivy-clad town house hotel, owned by a Master of Wine and an interior designer, now that Huntington’s High Street has been pedestrianised, cutting down traffic noise.
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • garden
  • fishing
  • dog_friendly
  • wi-fi
  • parking
  • conference_meeting
  • wine
  • for_wine-lovers
  • conference/meeting_friendly
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Special offer
The Green Park

The Green Park - Free Theatre Ticket Special Offer

Pitlochry

The Pitlochry theatre is a real highlight of the area, but at the hotel itself there are a vast array of activities to enjoy, making it a destination that’s perfect for energetic families spending quality time together over New Year.
  • child_friendly
  • bird_watching
  • garden
  • fishing
  • dog_friendly
  • disabled_facilities
  • wi-fi
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • disabled
  • exceptional_value
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • walking
  • wine
  • baby-friendly
  • electric_charging_point
  • parking
  • golf
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Special offer
The Carpenters Arms

The Carpenters Arms - £99 B&B Special Offer

Thirsk

Gala dinners, five course meals, lots of bubbly and evening entertainment will all you through until midnight and beyond.
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • garden
  • fishing
  • dog_friendly
  • disabled_facilities
  • wi-fi
  • pub_with_rooms
  • conference_meeting
  • activities
  • disabled
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • outdoor_pursuits_(hunting
  • parking
  • conference/meeting_friendly
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • foodie
  • restaurant_with_rooms
4
Killiecrankie Hotel

Killiecrankie Hotel

Pitlochry

At New Year the hotel lays on four days of entertainment ranging from a New Year’s Eve scavenger hunt through the Pass of Killiecrankie, plenty of Champagne and dancing, a decadent brunch on New Year’s Day and a chance to try your hand at Clay Pigeon shooting.
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • bird_watching
  • garden
  • value
  • dog_friendly
  • wi-fi
  • country_house
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • baby-friendly
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • for_wine-lovers
  • boutique
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Kilcamb Lodge

Kilcamb Lodge

Strontian

You need to take a ferry crossing before traversing a mountain pass and a deep glen to arrive at this ‘superb country house in a remote and extraordinary setting’ with a private beach on a loch shore with mountain views.
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • golf
  • walking
  • bird_watching
  • garden
  • fishing
  • dog_friendly
  • wi-fi
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • view
  • parking
  • wildlife_watching
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • vegan-friendly
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • country_house
  • foodie
  • romantic
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Coul House

Coul House

Strathpeffer

A private road leads to this singular Georgian mansion in lovely gardens and grounds, with ancient trees, a pitch-and-putt area, and a fairy trail through the rhododendrons for children.
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • golf
  • walking
  • bird_watching
  • garden
  • fishing
  • dog_friendly
  • disabled_facilities
  • wi-fi
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • historic
  • conference_meeting
  • view
  • activities
  • disabled
  • conference/meeting_friendly
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • good_value
  • parking
10% discount voucher
7
The Bell at Skenfrith

The Bell at Skenfrith

Skenfrith

On the banks of the River Monnow lies this characterful boutique retreat fashioned from a 300-year-old coaching inn, all flagstone floors and beams.
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • garden
  • fishing
  • dog_friendly
  • wi-fi
  • parking
  • romantic
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • view
  • wine
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • conference/meeting_friendly
  • boutique
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The Seaside Boarding House

The Seaside Boarding House

Burton Bradstock

Order a crab sandwich on the terrace, gaze out over Lyme Bay from this white-painted hotel above Chesil Beach, and you can half imagine you’re in Edward Hopper’s Cape Cod.
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • golf
  • walking
  • dog_friendly
  • wi-fi
  • seaside
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • view
  • honeymoon
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • foodie
  • conference/meeting_friendly
9
Riverwood

Riverwood

Pitlochry

You can gaze out at the River Tay over breakfast at Ann and Alf Berry’s Arts and Crafts-style B&B in wooded grounds on the edge of a conservation village.
  • golf
  • walking
  • bird_watching
  • garden
  • fishing
  • bandb
  • wi-fi
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • good_value
  • wildlife_watching
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Loch Melfort Hotel

Loch Melfort Hotel

Oban

In 17 acres of gardens and beach on the Argyll coast, Calum and Rachel Ross’s hotel drinks in the views across Asknish Bay and the island-studded Sound of Jura.
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • bird_watching
  • garden
  • fishing
  • dog_friendly
  • disabled_facilities
  • wi-fi
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • conference_meeting
  • view
  • country_house
  • seaside
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • parking
  • wildlife_watching
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • horse_riding
  • mooring_available
  • good_value
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Glenapp Castle

Glenapp Castle

Ballantrae

With sweeping views of Ailsa Craig and the Mull of Kintyre, Paul and Poppy Szkiler’s Scottish Baronial-style castle hotel balances a ‘stunning, grand building’ with ‘relaxed luxury’.
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • golf
  • walking
  • garden
  • fishing
  • dog_friendly
  • disabled_facilities
  • wi-fi
  • romantic
  • tennis
  • country_house
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • historic
  • conference_meeting
  • spa
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • outdoor_pursuits_(hunting
  • wildlife_watching
  • parking
  • great_breakfast
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • baby-friendly
  • honeymoon
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The Crescent Turner Hotel

The Crescent Turner Hotel

Whitstable

Above the town, a newly built hotel with a ‘distant view of sea’ across fields and houses.
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • garden
  • disabled_facilities
  • wi-fi
  • parking
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • seaside
  • vegetarian_friendly
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Crinan Hotel

Crinan Hotel

CRINAN

‘What an amazing location! Seafood and sea views remain the two major draws at this ‘friendly, informal’ hotel in a ‘spectacular position’ where the Crinan canal meets the loch.
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • garden
  • dog_friendly
  • wi-fi
  • parking
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • view
  • baby-friendly
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • disabled_facilities
  • seaside
  • for_wine-lovers
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Duisdale House

Duisdale House

SLEAT

Highland heritage is brought well up to date at this stylishly refurbished Victorian hunting lodge on the Isle of Skye.
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • garden
  • disabled_facilities
  • wi-fi
  • parking
  • disabled
15
Woodlands Lodge Hotel

Woodlands Lodge Hotel

Southampton

Touring dogs and their discerning owners are warmly welcomed at Imogene and Robert Anglaret’s ‘perfect little dog-friendly hotel’ which has walkies straight into the surrounding New Forest.
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • garden
  • dog_friendly
  • disabled_facilities
  • wi-fi
  • parking
  • conference_meeting
  • disabled
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • vegan-friendly
  • baby-friendly
  • conference/meeting_friendly
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • wheelchair_accessible
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Ballygally Castle

Ballygally Castle

Ballygally

Facing a sandy beach on the scenic Antrim Coast Road, a sociable hotel in a 17th-century baronial pile.
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • garden
  • disabled_facilities
  • wi-fi
  • parking
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • historic
  • conference_meeting
  • view
  • disabled
  • baby-friendly
  • vegetarian_friendly
17
Kerswell Farmhouse

Kerswell Farmhouse

Totnes

Named after the wells and cress beds fed by nearby springs, Nichola and Graham Hawkins’s B&B is enfolded by their small working farm.
  • bird_watching
  • garden
  • golf
  • good_value
  • great_breakfast
  • parking
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • walking
  • wi-fi
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Skeabost House Hotel

Skeabost House Hotel

SKEABOST BRIDGE

Catch sight of this ‘impressive’ Victorian hunting lodge through the trees as you approach; closer up, discover the ‘manicured grounds’ running down to Loch Snizort.
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • golf
  • garden
  • fishing
  • wi-fi
  • rooms_with_a_view
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Hazlefield House

Hazlefield House

AUCHENCAIRN

‘Generous hosts’ Moyra and Rod Davidson ‘warmly welcome’ guests to their ‘relaxing’ Georgian B&B, in lawns and wooded grounds close to the coast.
  • walking
  • bird_watching
  • garden
  • bandb
  • wi-fi
  • parking
  • exceptional_value
  • b&b
Last updated: October 26, 2020