Best Western Bestwood Lodge Hotel

Bestwood Country Park, Arnold, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, NG5 8NE, England
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Best Western Bestwood Lodge Hotel

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 architect show more

Breakfast is a self service 'grab and go' on departure
24 Hour Room Service, Bars, Free WIFI, Restaurants, Tennis, No Lift
There is free parking available onsite.
Pets not accepted
Guide, hearing and assistance dogs only
Free WIFI available throughout the hotel
Check-in & Check out14:00 | 11:00
Bestwood Country Park, Arnold, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, NG5 8NE, England
What 3 Words: glove.grant.clean

Restaurants & Bars

Good food and drink are essential ingredients for any getaway and our hotel restaurants and bars don’t disappoint. From brekkies that leave you raring to go, to evening meals with the wow factor we’ve got all your culinary needs covered. Tuck in.

Chef Nathan Greensmith
  • The Parkside Restaurant
  • Foyer Bar

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

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

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!

  • Wedding Service & Reception Venue
  • Catering
  • Registrar

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

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

Additional Information

Get in touch with Emma Waring on 01159 203011

Golf

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.

  • Bullwell Forest
  • Mapperley Golf Course

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.

3.00 miles away in Bullwell, Nottingham NG6 9LQ

Course information

  • Pro shop golf facilities
Course type

Heathland

Location

Off Site

Holes

18

Par

68

Distance

5726 Yards

Handicap

No handicap required

Prices

9 holes £7.50
18 holes £11.00
Tuition £15.00

Mapperley Golf Course

3.7 miles away in Mapperley, Nottingham NG3 5LD

Course information

  • Pro shop golf facilities
Course type

Heathland

Location

Off Site

Holes

18

Par

70

Distance

5895 Yards

Handicap

No handicap required

Prices

18 holes £15.00
Buggy hire £20.00
Tuition £20.00

Meetings & 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 me...

For any enquiries please contact events on 0844 387 62 40

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

Reviews of Best Western Bestwood Lodge Hotel

Traveller Overview:
3.5 Rating: 687 reviews
Excellent 24%
Very Good 24%
Average 22%
Poor 16%
Terrible 12%
Rating

GillM117, wrote review 02/08/2021

Bestwood

Out the way, nothing to do unless you pay for a taxi into Nottingham town centre, we stayed at hotel 1st night but was boring and no music, staff was nice and pleasant,chatty and food was cooked nice... more

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Ian H, wrote review 02/08/2021

Full of character

What a lovely building! A Royal Hunting Lodge is not somewhere I ever imagined I would stay, but we did and it was great. The exterior and grounds are beautiful and clearly historic and our room was e... more

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helen28672, wrote review 13/07/2021

A sadly tired & spooky beautiful hotel from a bygone age

A beautiful hotel from a bygone age with oodles of history within a peaceful spot. Sadly the hotel is looking incredibly tired, and rooms either have lights not working or paint flaking off/damp pre... more

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lesleyprince2021, wrote review 11/07/2021

Disappointing

We were at this hotel over 30 years ago so was looking forward to reminiscing. The location although now built up with housing is still set witiin woodland. However, the cleanliness ofour superior roo... more

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Bryan G, wrote review 11/07/2021

Delightful stay in Nottingham

Can't fault our stay at Bestwood Lodge Hotel. The Hotel is steeped in history and has an ambiance that reflects that. Excellent location in beautiful parkland but still near to central Nottingham. ... more