Five hotels for Christmas in the South East

From Buckinghamshire to East Sussex, Hampshire to Kent, Oxfordshire to Berkshire, Surrey to West Sussex, the South East is blessed with a variety of landscapes and experiences that characterise your stay, especially at Christmas. From vineyards covered in frost on Christmas morning to cycle rides around the collegiate town of Oxford on Christmas Eve, hotels, restaurants-with-rooms and inns have a particular charm during the festive season.
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Five hotels for Christmas in the South East

Five hotels for Christmas in the South East

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Chewton Glen

Chewton Glen

New Milton

Mince pies, mulled wine and afternoon tea are just part of the joys of Christmas at Chewton Glen spa and hotel.
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • golf
  • walking
  • bird_watching
  • garden
  • spa
  • dog_friendly
  • disabled_facilities
  • wifi
  • romantic
  • tennis
  • country_house
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • indoor_pool
  • outdoor_pool
  • cooking_school
  • conference_meeting
  • view
  • wine
  • disabled
  • conferencemeeting_friendly
  • hot_tub_jacuzzi
  • honeymoon
  • veganfriendly
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • for_winelovers
  • gourmet
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • with_cooking_school
  • babyfriendly
  • wildlife_watching
  • great_breakfast
  • electric_charging_point
  • outdoor_dining
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The Feathered Nest

The Feathered Nest

Chipping Norton

The Feathered Nest Inn offers a warm, hearty welcome, great food, real ales, wines and spirits and sumptuous rooms.
  • weddings
  • walking
  • garden
  • wifi
  • tennis
  • pub_with_rooms
  • wine
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • for_winelovers
  • veganfriendly
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • child_friendly
  • parking
  • outdoor_dining
  • foodie
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • conferencemeeting_friendly
  • cycling
  • restaurant_with_rooms
  • wildlife_watching
  • bird_watching
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Gravetye Manor

Gravetye Manor

East Grinstead

This historic location is what magical Christmases are made of, complete with roaring fires, private dining menus and a talent for superb mince pies.
  • weddings
  • walking
  • garden
  • value
  • fishing
  • wifi
  • romantic
  • honeymoon
  • country_house
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • historic
  • conference_meeting
  • conferencemeeting_friendly
  • gourmet
  • for_winelovers
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • electric_charging_point
  • bird_watching
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • wildlife_watching
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The Old Vine

The Old Vine

Winchester

In the postcard perfect market town of Winchester, festive food and fizz are the order of the day at The Old Vine.
  • child_friendly
  • wifi
  • conference_meeting
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • conferencemeeting_friendly
  • historic
  • outdoor_dining
  • outdoor_pursuits_hunting
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • pub_with_rooms
  • parking
  • rooms_with_a_view
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Park House, Hotel & Spa

Park House, Hotel & Spa

Midhurst

Soak up the Christmas atmosphere with a festive meal at Park House Hotel & Spa at private parties and intimate escapes in Midhurst.
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • golf
  • walking
  • garden
  • spa
  • dog_friendly
  • disabled_facilities
  • wifi
  • tennis
  • country_house
  • indoor_pool
  • outdoor_pool
  • conference_meeting
  • activities
  • wine
  • value
  • disabled
  • conferencemeeting_friendly
  • outdoor_pursuits_hunting
  • fishing
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • electric_charging_point
  • babyfriendly
  • parking
  • gym

Complete with all the traditional trimmings, the region’s hospitality experts serve up abundant mince pies, mulled wine, Champagne, private parties, afternoon teas, live music and seasonal cheer. Rest, recover, celebrate and feel at home, just let someone else do all the work for a change.

More hotels for Christmas in the South East

Five hotels for Christmas in the South East

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Hartwell House

Hartwell House

Aylesbury

This historic house has many a compelling reason to visit during the festive season. It has a history as the periodic home of royalty and its palatial style continues to this day.
From £200 per night
  • gym
  • weddings
  • golf
  • garden
  • spa
  • wifi
  • parking
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • indoor_pool
  • historic
  • conference_meeting
  • honeymoon
  • romantic
  • tennis
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • dog_friendly
  • electric_charging_point
  • conferencemeeting_friendly
  • country_house
  • horse_riding
  • disabled_facilities
  • hot_tub_jacuzzi
  • walking
  • wildlife_watching
2
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Chewton Glen

Chewton Glen

New Milton

Mince pies, mulled wine and afternoon tea are just part of the joys of Christmas at Chewton Glen spa and hotel.
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • golf
  • walking
  • bird_watching
  • garden
  • spa
  • dog_friendly
  • disabled_facilities
  • wifi
  • romantic
  • tennis
  • country_house
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • indoor_pool
  • outdoor_pool
  • cooking_school
  • conference_meeting
  • view
  • wine
  • disabled
  • conferencemeeting_friendly
  • hot_tub_jacuzzi
  • honeymoon
  • veganfriendly
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • for_winelovers
  • gourmet
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • with_cooking_school
  • babyfriendly
  • wildlife_watching
  • great_breakfast
  • electric_charging_point
  • outdoor_dining
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Cliveden House

Cliveden House

Taplow

This magnificent mansion and its spectacular gardens make for a fairytale location for Christmas.
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • garden
  • spa
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • romantic
  • tennis
  • gourmet
  • honeymoon
  • country_house
  • indoor_pool
  • outdoor_pool
  • conference_meeting
  • babyfriendly
  • disabled_facilities
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • conferencemeeting_friendly
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • hot_tub_jacuzzi
  • walking
  • historic
  • parking
  • electric_charging_point
  • gym
  • horse_riding
  • outdoor_pursuits_hunting
  • veganfriendly
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Montagu Arms

Montagu Arms

Beaulieu

Treat the family to exquisite festive dining or country pub comforts at the Montagu Arms Hotel in The New Forest.
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • garden
  • wifi
  • conference_meeting
  • view
  • conferencemeeting_friendly
  • parking
  • for_winelovers
  • spa
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • veganfriendly
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • foodie
  • wildlife_watching
  • country_house
  • historic
  • outdoor_dining
  • electric_charging_point
5
The Gallivant

The Gallivant

Camber

Whether it’s a corporate feast or a family dinner, Christmas time at The Gallivant is all afternoon tea, mulled wine and a sophisticated party atmosphere.
  • weddings
  • garden
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • parking
  • gourmet
  • seaside
  • restaurant_with_rooms
  • golf
  • ecofriendly
  • walking
  • conferencemeeting_friendly
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • bird_watching
  • boutique
  • adultsonly
  • cycling
  • electric_charging_point
  • outdoor_dining
  • spa
  • wildlife_watching
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Bingham Riverhouse

Bingham Riverhouse

Richmond-upon-Thames

A stroll from Richmond Park, with Thameside garden and terrace, this Georgian mansion is today an innovative hotel, wedding venue and members’ club, run by mother-and-daughter team Ruth and Samantha Trinder.
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • garden
  • wifi
  • parking
  • romantic
  • conference_meeting
  • wine
  • conferencemeeting_friendly
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • historic
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • dog_friendly
  • boutique
  • foodie
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Deans Place

Deans Place

Alfriston

If Christmas is a time for eating and drinking then Deans Place is definitely the place to be. From party nights to relaxing in front of a roaring fire, this is a sumptuous escape for the whole family.
  • babyfriendly
  • child_friendly
  • disabled_facilities
  • dog_friendly
  • garden
  • outdoor_pool
  • parking
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • veganfriendly
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • walking
  • weddings
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • wifi
  • conferencemeeting_friendly
  • boutique
  • outdoor_dining
  • cycling
  • bird_watching
  • country_house
  • horse_riding
  • outdoor_pursuits_hunting
  • wildlife_watching
8
Old Parsonage Hotel

Old Parsonage Hotel

Oxford

Beyond the sturdy oak door of this handsome 17th-century stone dwelling, Jeremy Mogford’s country-house-in-the-city hotel has a more bookish, bohemian, clubby feel than its sister enterprise.
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • garden
  • value
  • disabled_facilities
  • wifi
  • parking
  • historic
  • conference_meeting
  • disabled
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • veganfriendly
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • outdoor_dining
  • electric_charging_point
  • cycling
9
The Grand Hotel

The Grand Hotel

Eastbourne

On the seafront, this great, white Victorian hotel gazes majestically over the water, the views stretching along the coast.
  • babyfriendly
  • child_friendly
  • conferencemeeting_friendly
  • disabled_facilities
  • dog_friendly
  • for_winelovers
  • garden
  • gym
  • historic
  • honeymoon
  • indoor_pool
  • outdoor_pool
  • parking
  • romantic
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • seaside
  • spa
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • weddings
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • wifi
10
Sands Hotel

Sands Hotel

Margate

Homemade and locally sourced treats, afternoon tea, a five course festive lunch and plenty of mince pies, all topped off with card games and heartwarming evenings in characterise Christmas at Sands Hotel.
  • babyfriendly
  • boutique
  • child_friendly
  • conferencemeeting_friendly
  • disabled_facilities
  • dog_friendly
  • outdoor_dining
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • seaside
  • veganfriendly
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • weddings
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • wifi
Last updated: October 17, 2021