Ratings based on 123 Verified Reviews

3.7 out of 5
76% of guests recommend
4.2 Room cleanliness
3.9 Service & staff
3.9 Room comfort
3.7 Hotel condition
Expedia Verified Reviews
5 out of 5
Recommended
for Everyone
by A verified traveller from bucks uk

perfect

Posted 12-Apr-2017
Beautiful hotel in gorgeous grounds seeping down to the sea. Photos don't do it justice. Cannot wait to go back, totally relaxed!
4 out of 5
Recommended
for Everyone
by A verified traveller from London

Beautiful character hotel

Posted 09-Mar-2017
Pros: Beautiful building and lovely room. Breakfast was good.
Cons: Leisure facilities could be better maintained and cleaner. As spa breaks are offered we would expect a higher standard and an area to sit and relax.
Location: The area was beautiful, right on the edge of the New Forest and the sea.
Stayed for 2 nights with a friend for a relaxing break and found the hotel to be lovely. The staff were friendly and personal and the room facilities were good, with plenty of space and some extra touches like a Nespresso machine as well as kettle, or an ice bucket for our bottle of fizz! The rooms were away from the main building with the doors opening onto a courtyard so we did have to dodge the rain whenever we went out the door, but it wasn't far and the paths were well maintained. Main disappointment were the leisure facilities, which were ok but nothing luxurious, only 3 chairs around the pool and various things not working.
5 out of 5
Recommended
for Everyone
by A verified traveller from Wiltshire

Nice hotel with leisure facilities

Posted 24-Feb-2017
Pros: The rooms were very comfortable and well placed. Outside of the main hotel but close to all the amenities. The hotel grounds were well kept.
Cons: The bathroom could benefit from some modernisation, but not anything that would put me off booking another stay.
Location: Ideally situated to explore the area, with many interesting beauty spots near by. We only had a short break, but took in Lymington and Bucklers Hard.
Very enjoyable stay. The room layout was very good, booked 2 rooms and these had connecting doors. The leisure facilities were very good, we made use of all of them. I had a back massage which I would recommend, made full use of the gym and even used the pool and sauna.
3 out of 5
by A verified traveller from kent

Long walk from car park to reception

Posted 16-Feb-2017
Pros: It looked very imposing on arrival and grounds were beautiful. Interior was as good as the outside.
Cons: Better room heating!
Location: Convenient for National Motor Museum., and the New Forest drive. Lymington a pleasant town only a couple of minutes drive away.
Room was cold and heating was inadequate. Shower controls were stiff to use and bathroom décor was a bit rough round the edges. No heating in the bathroom other than the heated towel rail.
5 out of 5
Recommended
for Everyone
by A verified traveller

Perfect

Posted 30-Jan-2017
Pros: Everything
Cons: Time could slow down when you are there
Location: Cycling, walking, wild pony riding
Great views from room, great facilities and very friendly staff
4 out of 5
Recommended
for Everyone
by A verified traveller from Aldershot

Posted 29-Jan-2017
Stayed for one night. Fine dining experience was excellent. Lovely room. Staff were very attentive. Didn't use the spa facilities
5 out of 5
Recommended
for Everyone
by A verified traveller from South East England

Exceptional value on the edge of the New Forest

Posted 17-Jan-2017
We promised ourselves a long weekend in the New Forest as a Christmas present. Check-in was easy and our room was spacious with a king size bed, a sofa bed, an ensure bathroom and a kitchenette. There was an interconnecting door to the room behind ours meaning that a family could stay in both rooms: parents in one and children in another. We ate in the hotel's main restaurant both nights of our stay. We had the meal deal: 3 courses and a bottle of wine for £30 two. The choice and quality of the food was excellent! We went to Buckler's Hard and walked from there to Beaulieu through the forest. We met ponies and some very friendly donkeys. We would certainly go to Elmers Court or any of the other McDonald hotels again.
4 out of 5
Recommended
for Everyone
by A verified traveller

Nice hotel, clean room parking could be better

Posted 04-Jan-2017
When we first pulled up in the early evening there as no obvious place to park to check in. Once check in the parking lot was a nightmare just trying to find a space. Plus side is the room was clean and comfortable as well as the bathroom
4 out of 5
Recommended
for Everyone
by A verified traveller from london

Nice break

Posted 21-Dec-2016
Staff very welcoming and good although maybe not enough of them in bar / restaurant area. Nice facilities.
4 out of 5
Recommended
for Everyone
by A verified traveller from Geneva

great place and excellent value

Posted 18-Dec-2016
Pros: Nice old bar with fireplace and wooden paneling for an evening drink in a cold winter evening. rooms are modern and functional. Breakfast was great.
Cons: Weak wifi reception in the more remote rooms, otherwise great
Location: Tons of stuff to do in Lymington
Liked the mix of the older central part and modern rooms and breakfast facilities. Friendly staff. Great views over the Isle of Weight and Lymington harbour. Overall great value.