Best luxury and boutique hotels in the South East

The South East offers a gentility, as well as a variety of landscapes and experiences for travellers coming from both near and far. From romantic escapes to family getaways, hotels in this enchanting corner of England, have it all.
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Best luxury and boutique hotels in the South East

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Hartwell House

Hartwell House - Complimentary Fourth Night Special Offer

Aylesbury

The French king Louis XVIII set up his court in exile here in the 19th century, signing his accession to the throne in the library, and today, staff do indeed 'make you feel like royalty'.
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
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  • country_house
  • horse_riding
  • disabled_facilities
  • hot_tub_jacuzzi
  • walking
  • wildlife_watching
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Chewton Glen

Chewton Glen - 'Winter Escape' Three Nights for the Price of Two Special Offer

New Milton

Imagine a luxurious resort with spa, pools, tennis, kids’ club – even a cookery school – at a quintessentially English country house, and you’ve captured the enduring appeal of Chewton Glen.
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • golf
  • walking
  • bird_watching
  • garden
  • spa
  • dog_friendly
  • disabled_facilities
  • wifi
  • romantic
  • tennis
  • country_house
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  • conference_meeting
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  • disabled
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  • hot_tub_jacuzzi
  • honeymoon
  • veganfriendly
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • for_winelovers
  • gourmet
  • wheelchair_accessible
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  • babyfriendly
  • wildlife_watching
  • great_breakfast
  • electric_charging_point
  • outdoor_dining
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Cliveden House

Cliveden House - Three Nights for the Price of Two Special Offer

Taplow

Standing grandly above the Thames, in National Trust gardens and pleasure grounds, an Italianate mansion built by Charles Barry for the Duke of Sutherland 'seems to have hosted everyone who is anyone', from Winston Churchill to Lawrence of Arabia.
  • 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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The Feathered Nest

The Feathered Nest - Three Nights for the Price of Two Early Bird Autumn Staycation Special Offer

Chipping Norton

The lovely views across the Evenlode valley from the terrace or dining room could almost distract you from the exceptional food at this dining pub-with-rooms on the edge of a Cotswold village.
  • 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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The Dog at Wingham

The Dog at Wingham - Dinner, Bed and Breakfast from £99 per Person per night Special Offer

Canterbury

A passion for Kent produce, a monthly dining club, tee times and transport to nearby golf clubs, including Royal St. George’s, are among many reasons to commend Marc Bridgen’s village gastropub.
  • wifi
  • parking
  • golf
  • good_value
  • weddings
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • veganfriendly
  • walking
  • pub_with_rooms
  • dog_friendly
  • child_friendly
  • outdoor_dining
  • restaurant_with_rooms
  • babyfriendly
  • bird_watching
  • boutique
  • garden
  • historic
  • foodie
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Montagu Arms

Montagu Arms - Three Nights for the Price of Two Special Offer

Beaulieu

In a lovely village roamed by New Forest ponies, on the Beaulieu river, this Victorian Arts and Crafts inn is run as a luxurious, characterful hotel, with fine-dining restaurant and a pub in a 1920s wing.
  • 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
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Romney Bay House

Romney Bay House - Autumn Coastal Break Special Offer

New Romney

Amid the evocative, sheep-grazed wetlands of Romney Marsh, between golf course and shingle beach, an Edwardian house built by Clough Williams-Ellis is now ‘a lovely, secluded hotel’.
  • golf
  • walking
  • bird_watching
  • garden
  • value
  • wifi
  • exceptional_value
  • seaside
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • view
  • romantic
  • parking
  • good_value
  • foodie
  • adultsonly
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The Cat Inn

The Cat Inn - 15% Discount Two Night Stay Special Offer

West Hoathly

A timber-framed and tile-hung dining pub-with-rooms in a hilltop High Weald village is the veritable cat’s whiskers, say many of our readers.
  • walking
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • pub_with_rooms
  • wine
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • golf
  • outdoor_pursuits_hunting
  • outdoor_dining
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • great_breakfast
  • foodie
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Broadway Barn

Broadway Barn - Free Glass of Bubbly Special Offer

nr Woking

The eggs Benedict are ‘made right’ at Mindi McLean’s B&B, in this ‘beautifully and tastefully restored’ 200-year-old barn at the heart of a historic village.
  • boutique
  • cycling
  • garden
  • great_breakfast
  • historic
  • honeymoon
  • romantic
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • walking
  • wifi
  • parking

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Wine lovers will delight in the English vineyards scattered across Surrey and Kent, where the mild climate and rich soil makes for grapes that rival their European counterparts. See for yourself at the likes of Gusbourne or the Bolney Wine Estate. Meanwhile, the history, architecture and academic prowess of Oxfordshire makes for a weekend escape that’s brimming with luxury and romance.

Alternatively, perhaps a trip to the beach would suit you better? Tuck into good old fashioned fish and chips by the sea in Margate or Broadstairs after a tour around Dickensian Bleak House. Or gorge on ice cream by the famous pier in Brighton. For those looking to be a little more active on holiday, the South East is home to some of the most prestigious golf courses in the UK, from Royal St George’s to Wentworth.

Then again, at the heart of it all, hotels in London, are surrounded by cosmopolitan attractions, welcoming guests to enjoy a feast for the senses. From theatres to restaurants, parks to spas, shopping to cultural icons, whatever holiday you’re looking for, hotels in the South East offer something for everyone.

From Buckinghamshire to Hampshire, Berkshire to Sussex and the blissful tranquility of Surrey, the South East has it all.

Last updated: December 03, 2021