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Best luxury and boutique hotels in the South East

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Hartwell House

Hartwell House - British Bank Holidays - 2nd Night 50% off

Aylesbury

Swish up the drive through an Arcadian 18th-century landscape to reach this Jacobean mansion.
From £200 per night
  • gym
  • weddings
  • golf
  • garden
  • fishing
  • spa
  • wifi
  • parking
  • indoor_pool
  • historic
2
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Gravetye Manor

Gravetye Manor - Charming British Escape

East Grinstead

‘Every comfort is anticipated’ at this ‘classy, tasteful’ Elizabethan manor house, from the garden flowers in the public rooms to ‘the most extensive cheese trolley we’d ever seen’.
  • weddings
  • walking
  • bird_watching
  • garden
  • value
  • fishing
  • wifi
  • romantic
  • honeymoon
  • country_house
  • historic
10% discount voucher 25% voucher
3
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Chewton Glen

Chewton Glen - Taste of Chewton Glen Special Offer

New Milton

‘Superb’, ‘excellent’, ‘impressive’, ‘delightful’ – on the edge of the New Forest, this model of a country house hotel and spa is on top form, having celebrated its golden anniversary.
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • golf
  • walking
  • bird_watching
  • garden
  • spa
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • romantic
  • tennis
  • seaside
  • country_house
  • indoor_pool
  • outdoor_pool
  • cooking_school
  • view
  • wine
  • disabled
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Cliveden House

Cliveden House - Three for Two Short Break

Taplow

For ‘exceptional service’, a scandalous history, and rich views of the Thames, you’d be hard pressed to better this extensively restored Italianate mansion.
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • garden
  • spa
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • romantic
  • tennis
  • gourmet
  • honeymoon
  • country_house
  • indoor_pool
  • outdoor_pool
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The Inn at West End

The Inn at West End - £295 Two-night Dinner, Bed & Breakfast Special Offer

West End

A ‘genuinely friendly’ spot, Gerry and Ann Price’s ‘well-run’ pub/restaurant-with-rooms is popular with locals, who drop by morning and evening for coffee and a chat.
  • garden
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • parking
  • gourmet
  • gastropub
  • activities
  • wine
  • disabled
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Jeake’s House

Jeake’s House - Midweek Winter Breaks

Rye

‘Just as welcoming, beautiful, comfortable and relaxing as ever.’
  • dog_friendly
  • bandb
  • wifi
  • parking
  • romantic
  • historic
  • b&b
7
Special offer
Montagu Arms

Montagu Arms - Escape to the Country Break

Beaulieu

Two stone dogs guard the entrance of this country hotel in between High Street and the high waters of Beaulieu river.
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • garden
  • wifi
  • gourmet
  • view
8
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Romney Bay House

Romney Bay House - Three Night Special Offer

New Romney

‘Comfortable all over and pleasantly relaxed’, Clinton and Lisa Lovell’s small hotel continues to win rave reviews from guests, who say ‘it’s like staying with good friends’.
  • golf
  • walking
  • bird_watching
  • garden
  • value
  • wifi
  • exceptional_value
  • seaside
  • view
10% discount voucher 25% voucher
9
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The Gallivant

The Gallivant - Midweek Spa Escape

Camber

California beach motel meets the great British coast in ‘plenty of good spirit’ at Harry Cragoe’s ‘fun, likeable’ restaurant with rooms across the dunes from Camber Sands.
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • garden
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • parking
  • gourmet
  • seaside
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drakes

drakes - Gourmet Getaway in Brighton Special Offer

Brighton

At dusk, the lights come on over Brighton's Palace Pier – a view best taken in, perhaps, from a freestanding bath by floor-to-ceiling windows in the bedrooms of this stylish, boutique hotel.
  • weddings
  • wifi
  • parking
  • romantic
  • seaside
  • view
  • child_friendly
  • disabled
10% discount voucher Upgrade voucher
11
Special offer
Hever Castle B&B

Hever Castle B&B

Edenbridge

Connect with the past in this sumptuous B&B, occupying two Edwardian additions to 13th-century Hever Castle.
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • garden
  • bandb
  • wifi
  • romantic
  • tennis
  • historic
  • b&b
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Special offer
Hannah’s

Hannah’s - One Night Stay Special Offer

Winchester

Sweet hospitality is par for the course at Hannah McIntyre’s B&B off the High Street: mid-afternoons, the hostess supplies a spread of freshly baked treats for guests to help themselves to.
  • bandb
  • wifi
  • romantic
  • b&b
13
Vanbrugh House Hotel

Vanbrugh House Hotel

Oxford

‘Friendly staff’, thoughtfully equipped bedrooms and a convenient location make this ‘boutique B&B’ a fine choice for visitors to the historic city.
  • child_friendly
  • bandb
  • wifi
  • historic
  • b&b
  • disabled

More best luxury and boutique hotels in the South East

Best luxury and boutique hotels in the South East

Best luxury and boutique hotels in the South East

1
Special offer
Hartwell House

Hartwell House - British Bank Holidays - 2nd Night 50% off

Aylesbury

Swish up the drive through an Arcadian 18th-century landscape to reach this Jacobean mansion.
From £200 per night
  • gym
  • weddings
  • golf
  • garden
  • fishing
  • spa
  • wifi
  • parking
  • indoor_pool
  • historic
2
Special offer
Gravetye Manor

Gravetye Manor - Charming British Escape

East Grinstead

‘Every comfort is anticipated’ at this ‘classy, tasteful’ Elizabethan manor house, from the garden flowers in the public rooms to ‘the most extensive cheese trolley we’d ever seen’.
  • weddings
  • walking
  • bird_watching
  • garden
  • value
  • fishing
  • wifi
  • romantic
  • honeymoon
  • country_house
  • historic
10% discount voucher 25% voucher
3
Special offer
Chewton Glen

Chewton Glen - Taste of Chewton Glen Special Offer

New Milton

‘Superb’, ‘excellent’, ‘impressive’, ‘delightful’ – on the edge of the New Forest, this model of a country house hotel and spa is on top form, having celebrated its golden anniversary.
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • golf
  • walking
  • bird_watching
  • garden
  • spa
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • romantic
  • tennis
  • seaside
  • country_house
  • indoor_pool
  • outdoor_pool
  • cooking_school
  • view
  • wine
  • disabled
4
Special offer
Jeake’s House

Jeake’s House - Midweek Winter Breaks

Rye

‘Just as welcoming, beautiful, comfortable and relaxing as ever.’
  • dog_friendly
  • bandb
  • wifi
  • parking
  • romantic
  • historic
  • b&b
5
Special offer
Cliveden House

Cliveden House - Three for Two Short Break

Taplow

For ‘exceptional service’, a scandalous history, and rich views of the Thames, you’d be hard pressed to better this extensively restored Italianate mansion.
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • garden
  • spa
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • romantic
  • tennis
  • gourmet
  • honeymoon
  • country_house
  • indoor_pool
  • outdoor_pool
Upgrade voucher
6
Special offer
Montagu Arms

Montagu Arms - Escape to the Country Break

Beaulieu

Two stone dogs guard the entrance of this country hotel in between High Street and the high waters of Beaulieu river.
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • garden
  • wifi
  • gourmet
  • view
7
Special offer
Romney Bay House

Romney Bay House - Three Night Special Offer

New Romney

‘Comfortable all over and pleasantly relaxed’, Clinton and Lisa Lovell’s small hotel continues to win rave reviews from guests, who say ‘it’s like staying with good friends’.
  • golf
  • walking
  • bird_watching
  • garden
  • value
  • wifi
  • exceptional_value
  • seaside
  • view
10% discount voucher 25% voucher
8
Special offer
The Gallivant

The Gallivant - Midweek Spa Escape

Camber

California beach motel meets the great British coast in ‘plenty of good spirit’ at Harry Cragoe’s ‘fun, likeable’ restaurant with rooms across the dunes from Camber Sands.
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • garden
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • parking
  • gourmet
  • seaside
9
Special offer
drakes

drakes - Gourmet Getaway in Brighton Special Offer

Brighton

At dusk, the lights come on over Brighton's Palace Pier – a view best taken in, perhaps, from a freestanding bath by floor-to-ceiling windows in the bedrooms of this stylish, boutique hotel.
  • weddings
  • wifi
  • parking
  • romantic
  • seaside
  • view
  • child_friendly
  • disabled
10% discount voucher Upgrade voucher
10
Special offer
The Inn at West End

The Inn at West End - £295 Two-night Dinner, Bed & Breakfast Special Offer

West End

A ‘genuinely friendly’ spot, Gerry and Ann Price’s ‘well-run’ pub/restaurant-with-rooms is popular with locals, who drop by morning and evening for coffee and a chat.
  • garden
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • parking
  • gourmet
  • gastropub
  • activities
  • wine
  • disabled
10% discount voucher 25% voucher Upgrade voucher
11
Wingrove House

Wingrove House

Alfriston

The colonial-style veranda that wraps around this elegant 19th-century restaurant-with-rooms, on the High Street of a pretty village, sets a languid pace for arriving guests.
  • child_friendly
  • value
  • wifi
  • parking
  • gourmet
Upgrade voucher
12
Special offer
Hever Castle B&B

Hever Castle B&B

Edenbridge

Connect with the past in this sumptuous B&B, occupying two Edwardian additions to 13th-century Hever Castle.
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • garden
  • bandb
  • wifi
  • romantic
  • tennis
  • historic
  • b&b
13
Special offer
Hannah’s

Hannah’s - One Night Stay Special Offer

Winchester

Sweet hospitality is par for the course at Hannah McIntyre’s B&B off the High Street: mid-afternoons, the hostess supplies a spread of freshly baked treats for guests to help themselves to.
  • bandb
  • wifi
  • romantic
  • b&b
14
Daisybank Cottage

Daisybank Cottage

Brockenhurst

‘Perfect hosts’ Ciaran and Cheryl Maher make things personal at their Arts and Crafts B&B in the New Forest.
  • golf
  • walking
  • bird_watching
  • garden
  • fishing
  • bandb
  • wifi
  • parking
  • romantic
  • b&b
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The Millstream

The Millstream

Bosham

A stone footbridge leads across a rushing stream to the Wild family’s traditional hotel, its front garden, in warm weather, dotted with tables for afternoon tea in the sunshine.
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • garden
  • fishing
  • wifi
  • seaside
  • disabled
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Wroxton House Hotel

Wroxton House Hotel

Wroxton

‘The little things really matter’ at this ‘friendly' hotel, in a row of cottages opposite the thatched church in a village of honey-stone houses.
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • value
  • wifi
  • parking
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Crouchers

Crouchers

Chichester

Between artsy Chichester and the sandy beaches of West Wittering, Lloyd van Rooyen and Gavin Wilson’s hotel ‘exceeds expectations’.
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • golf
  • bird_watching
  • garden
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • parking
  • disabled
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Old Parsonage Hotel

Old Parsonage Hotel

Oxford

An open fire in the entrance hall sets the tone at Jeremy Mogford’s clubby, upmarket hotel, a much-extended 17th-century building where visitors give in to the charms of bookish Oxford.
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • garden
  • value
  • wifi
  • parking
  • historic
  • disabled
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Stone House

Stone House

Rushlake Green

Stone House closed down at the end of January 2018.
  • walking
  • garden
  • fishing
  • wifi
  • historic
  • activities
  • wine
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The Lamb Inn

The Lamb Inn

Burford

‘Here’s a taste of Cotswold heritage: mullioned windows, beamed ceilings, flagstone floors, the sweet smell of wood smoke.’
  • child_friendly
  • golf
  • garden
  • value
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • gastropub
  • historic
  • b&b
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Crossways Hotel

Crossways Hotel

Wilmington

The accolades continue as Clive James and David Stott celebrate their 30th year at their well-liked restaurant-with-rooms – ‘a very special place’ – at the foot of the South Downs national park.
  • walking
  • garden
  • value
  • wifi
  • gourmet
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Park House

Park House

nr Midhurst

The day is one long round of pleasure at this ‘luxurious but unstuffy’ Edwardian country house beneath the South Downs, where classic lawn sports and garden games make jolly the ‘gorgeous, well-maintained’ grounds.
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • golf
  • walking
  • garden
  • spa
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • tennis
  • country_house
  • indoor_pool
  • outdoor_pool
  • activities
  • wine
  • value
  • disabled
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The Old Store

The Old Store

Halnaker

In a pretty hamlet close to Goodwood, this former bakery and village store is run as a B&B by ‘accommodating, thoughtful hosts’ Heather and Patrick Birchenough.
  • child_friendly
  • golf
  • walking
  • garden
  • value
  • bandb
  • wifi
  • exceptional_value
  • b&b
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The Master Builder’s

The Master Builder’s

Beaulieu

The lawn stretches down to Beaulieu river from this 18th-century shipbuilder's house. It's a fine place, today, to watch the boats on the water, as those once-upon-a-time shipwrights did.
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • garden
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • historic
  • activities
  • b&b
  • disabled
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Old Bank Hotel

Old Bank Hotel

Oxford

Town and gown gather at the smart restaurant and buzzy bar of Jeremy Mogford’s sleek, ‘perfectly positioned’ hotel between All Souls and Oriel colleges.
  • child_friendly
  • garden
  • wifi
  • parking
  • disabled

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