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Best Western Bestwood Lodge Hotel

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History and hospitality near Nottingham.

A former Royal hunting lodge set in the 700-acre Bestwood Country Park, just four miles from the city centre. The current lodge was created in 1863 in the Gothic style. There are 40 large, individually styled bedrooms, many with interesting architectural features. Fine dining is the feature at the elegant Parkside Restaurant and there's casual dining in the Foyer Bar . The hotel features its own Gothic Chapel and six other conference rooms.

Maintaining high brand standards and excellence in quality is second nature to the Best Western Bestwood Lodge Hotel in Nottingham. We have proven that going that extra mile during our annual Best Western quality assurance assessments really does pay off. Our hard work and dedication to cleanliness and quality of both guest rooms and public areas has gained us the Best Western International Quality Award. A global recognition of excellence given to only a few selected hotels throughout the world, this award shows that we take pride in offering high levels of excellence in quality and brand standards our guests expect.

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Location

Bestwood Country Park
Arnold

Nottingham
Nottinghamshire
NG5 8NE
England
For enquiries or to make a reservation please call 0844 387 6146*
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Summary

40 large, individually styled bedrooms, some with four-poster beds. Victorian manor house with many unique Gothic features. Situated in 700 scenic acres of Bestwood Country Park. Ornate restaurant with Gothic features serving locally sourced fine British cuisine. Free high speed fibre optic WiFi. Relaxing Foyer Bar serving an informal bar menu.
Bars, Free WIFI, Golf Nearby, Restaurants, Tennis, Twenty Four Hour Service, No Lift
Free internet available throughout the hotel
There is free parking available onsite.
Pets: No Pets accepted Guide, hearing and assistance dogs only
Check-in & Check-out
14:00 | 11:00

Facilities

Dining and Bars

Chef Nathan Greensmith

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The Parkside Restaurant

With its charming decor, unique hand painted ceiling and Gothic arches, the restaurant imbues a warm and elegant atmosphere. Our a la carte menu features sumptuous dishes that change with the season, using fresh locally-sourced ingredients. All accompanied by the magnificent views over the rambling parkland.

Opening hours

Breakfast: 07:00 - 09:30
Dinner: 18:30 - 22:00
Weekend times may vary
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Foyer Bar

The Foyer Bar with its oak panelled walls, vaulted ceiling, Gothic arches offers a less formal menu of freshly prepared seasonal dishes to tempt the palate. There is a fine selection of real ales, lagers, wines and spirits to choose from and in winter, relax in front of the blazing log fire.

Opening hours

11:00-23:00
Weekend times may vary

Golf

Bullwell Forest

The Heathland course is noted for its excellent fairways and fast greens and all year round. The course measures 5,726 yards, par 68 for men and 5,002 yards, par 69 for ladies and is a fair and enjoyable test for any level of golfer. The superb drainage makes play possible for 52 weeks of the year.

Course information

Course Type: Heathland
Location: Off Site
Holes: 18
Par: 68
Distance: 5726 Yards
No handicap required

Location

3.00 miles away in Bullwell, Nottingham NG6 9LQ

Facilities

Pro shop golf facilities

Prices

9 holes £7.50
18 holes £11.00
Tuition £15.00

Mapperley Golf Course

Course information

Course Type: Heathland
Location: Off Site
Holes: 18
Par: 70
Distance: 5895 Yards
No handicap required

Location

3.7 miles away in Mapperley, Nottingham NG3 5LD

Facilities

Pro shop golf facilities

Prices

9 holes Yes
Buggy hire £20.00
Tuition £20.00

Weddings

Our range of suites and function rooms are the perfect settings for an unforgettable reception, whether you need space for over 100 guests, or a small intimate setting. Licensed to hold Civil Ceremonies and Partnerships, we'll host the whole celebration if you need us to, right up to the moment you set off on honeymoon!

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Wedding service and reception venue

Whatever you want to do on the big day, we'll help you organise it. Just use your imagination, and well use our contacts!

Catering

Our packages are created from the most popular dishes, but we can tailor one to suit your individual needs if required. Ask away!

Registrar

Registry office:
Basford Registry Office
Highbury Road, Bulwell, Nottingham
0115 927 1294




Get in touch with Emma Waring on 01159 203011

For any enquiries please call Stephen Atkins-Plant on 0115 9203011

Location and Attractions

Getting there.

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Nearest motorway: M1, J26, 4.00 miles
Nearest train station: Bullwell, Nottingham, 3.80 miles
Nearest airport: East Midlands, 15.00 miles
Free parking on site (120 spaces)
On site disabled parking (2 spaces)

Address
Bestwood Country Park
Arnold
Nottingham
Nottinghamshire
NG5 8NE
England


What's nearby?

Sports

  • Nottingham Forest/Notts County (3.5 miles)

  • National Water Sports Centre (7 miles)

  • Nottingham Race Course (7 miles)

Cities & Attractions

  • Sherwood Forest (8 miles)

  • Nottingham Castle (5 miles)

  • Caves of Nottingham (5 miles)

  • Clumber Park (7 miles)

  • Newstead Abbey (7 miles)

Shopping

  • Nottingham City Centre (3.5 miles)

Meetings, Conferences and Events

After a few changes, the Best Western Bestwood Lodge Hotel is proud to be one of Nottingham's premier conference venues. From major presentations and training seminars to intimate interviews, we'll meet your expectations here and then exceed them!

Available room set ups

Banquet
Boardroom
Classroom
Theatre
U shape




Room Theatre Classroom U-Shape Boardroom Banquet
Ballroom 200 80 55 65 140
Chapel 70 35 35 40 60
Conservatory 30 20 20 25 40
Sherwood 30 16 15 28 0
Drawing Room 20 12 15 18 0
Boardroom 15 8 8 12 0
Garden Bar 50 35 30 34 0
Have an enquiry?
Contact events on 0845 620 0506

Reviews

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating: Rating: Based on 572 traveller reviews
Rating: 5 132
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Rating: 1 68
Rating

Travelodge is better

12/11/2018 Jtaz469, Southampton, United Kingdom

Yep exactly that. The hotel smells of sewage as soon as you walk in. (not a great start) the first room we were given was quite frankly Terrible. Rubbish on the floor, cracked cups dirty linen. So I w... more

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Perfect for Business

12/11/2018 374gusg,

Stayed here last week and would happily stay again . The staff were really accommodating and helpful . It’s situated in a Country Park with amazing walks and scenery . The hotel is what you’d expect o... more

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Great stay

15/10/2018 A H, Manchester

I was here as part of a week long conference and it was a good experience. The staff could not have been more helpful, always willing to sort stuff out. My room was excellent, comfortable and clean. T... more

Owner Response
GeneralManager17, Manager at Best Western Bestwood Lodge Hotel, responded to this review
Thank you for choosing Bestwood Lodge and for leaving your feedback following your stay. I am delighted that our team were consistently helpful and willing to assist where required. I am also pleased that your room was excellent, comfortable and clean and have fed this back to our housekeeping team. Thank you for your comments about our meeting rooms, we are currently highlighting areas which need alittle re-decoration and therefore will attend to these at the earliest convenience. I am pleased, however that you liked the hotel's location set with the country park on our doorstep and the quiet location. We would love to welcome you back again in the future.
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So good I have booked in for 3 months......

12/10/2018 Fiona O, Lincolnshire, United Kingdom

I am working in Nottingham for a 3 month contract and booked into the Bestwood Lodge hotel. The hotel is a magnificent building with modern and bright bedrooms which are beautifully presented. The roo... more

Owner Response
GeneralManager17, Manager at Best Western Bestwood Lodge Hotel, responded to this review
Thank you for your review! We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay so much that you decided to book again for a 3 month contract. I am pleased that our team have accommodated your needs and requirements, and have done their best to provide a suitable room. I have passed on your comments regarding staff to our team, who are delighted with the feedback. I am happy to hear that you would recommend us for both business & leisure guests, and as you suggest, they would enjoy our beautiful gardens and the extensive country park in which we are located. We look forward to providing you with excellent service and meeting your requirements over the coming months
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OK but really nothing special

12/10/2018 tina747, London, United Kingdom

After checking in, the next day my and other people's room keys deactivated which was annoying meaning trudging down to reception to wait in a queue of other customers checking in. Quite inconvenient ... more