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BEST WESTERN Forest Lodge Hotel.

The perfect setting near Southampton.

The BEST WESTERN Forest Lodge Hotel sits quietly on the outskirts of Lyndhurst, yet just a 5 minute walk away from the town centre. As the capital of The New Forest, Lyndhurst is a true rural retreat.

Within easy reach of other New Forest beauty spots, this Georgian hotel is the perfect base for exploring one of Englands prettiest regions. And back at the hotel, our award-winning restaurant provides a perfect place to relax when you return!

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Pikes Hill
SO43 7AS


Bars, Free WIFI, Golf Nearby, Indoor Pool, Pets Allowed, Restaurants, Sauna, No Lift
Free internet available throughout the hotel
There is free parking available onsite.
Pets: Accepted 10.00 per night per dog
Check-in & Check-out
14:00 | 11:00
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Rooms & Rates


Dining and Bars

Chef Darren Appleby


Forest Restaurant

Relax in the large Forest Restaurant whilst our award winning chefs serve you up homemade, locally sourced meals.

Opening hours

Breakfast: 7.30 - 10.00
Lunch: 12.00 - 2.00
Dinner: 17:30 - 21:30
Weekend times may vary

The Glasshouse Restaurant

The 2 AA Rosette Glass House Restaurant serves locally sourced food to give you a true taste of the New Forest.

Opening hours

Breakfast: 7.30 - 10.00
Lunch: 12.00 - 2.00
Dinner: 17:30 - 21:30
Weekend times may vary

Terrace Bar

Modern and fresh, our bar is as inviting as the staff who'll serve you!

Opening hours

Weekend times may vary

Cellar Bar

A very cosy room with very plush sofas! The perfect place for a romantic rendezvous or a quiet drink with friends.

Opening hours

Weekend times may vary


New Forest Golf Course

Course information

Course Type: n/a
Location: Off Site
Holes: 18
Par: 69
Distance: 5343 Yards
No handicap required


1.00 miles away in Lyndhurst


9 holes Yes

Spa & Leisure

Leisure Facilities

  • Nordic Sauna

  • Indoor leisure pool (15m)

Relax with the leisure facilities!

Take a dip and swim a few lengths in BEST WESTERN Forest Lodge Hotel's indoor, heated swimming pool. You'll be reminded of the beautiful landscape outside the hotel thanks to its woodland mural and the windows running either side of the pool. The Nordic sauna is a great place to relax.



Perfectly placed and full of character, the BEST WESTERN Forest Lodge Hotel really will set the scene for an unforgettable day and evening!


Wedding service and reception venue

Our wedding organisers are onhand to work with you to create a bespoke package to suit both your needs and your budget so you can have your dream day.


Our chefs are happy to create a bespoke, locally sourced wedding feast to suit your day and your budget. From formal wedding breakfasts, to more informal afternoon teas and barbeques, the 2 AA rosette catering at BEST WESTERN Forest Lodge is sure to impress your guests.

Honeymoon Suite

Our feature four poster room has plenty of room for relaxation after a hard days celebrating! The rain shower is particularly refreshing!


Registry office:
New Forest
0845 603 5637

We offer two packages and these both include a sit down wedding breakfast, drinks package, red carpet, reception room hire, cake stand and knife and the bridal Suite.

Combining Georgian elegance with contemporary feel, BEST WESTERN Forest Lodge Hotel provides a wonderful setting for your ide

For any enquiries please call Chris Garrett on 023 80283677

Location and Attractions

Getting there.

Sat nav users: type SO43 7AS

Send to Tom Tom

Nearest motorway: M27, J1, 3.00 miles
Nearest train station: Brockenhurst, 5.00 miles
Nearest airport: Southampton, 15.00 miles
Free parking on site (50 spaces)
On site disabled parking (2 spaces)

Pikes Hill
SO43 7AS

What's nearby?


  • Southampton - St Marys football stadium (10 miles)

Cities & Attractions

  • National Motor Museum - Beaulieu (5 miles)

  • Exbury Gardens (6 miles)

  • Paultons Park (7 miles)

  • Buckler's Hard (6 miles)

  • Marwell Wildlife (15 miles)


  • Lyndhurst (0.2 miles)

  • Southampton (20 miles)

Meetings, Conferences and Events

We can host small meetings to large conferences of up to 110 people. So if you're looking to work away from it all, be our guest!

Available room set ups

U shape

Room Theatre Classroom U-Shape Boardroom Banquet
Forest Room 100 70 50 40 90
The Glade 20 10 10 20 20
Northerwood Room 25 20 12 18 20
The Glasshouse 60 40 30 20 50
Have an enquiry?
Contact events on 0845 620 0506


  • TripAdvisor
TripAdvisor Traveller Rating: Rating: Based on 535 traveller reviews
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Friendly hotel in the New Forest

30/11/2015 StaterMan66, Worthing, United Kingdom

Stayed here for a couple of days and it was lovely. The staff are very friendly and helpful. The Restaurant, which is open to the public, was good and the food very tasty. Restaurant staff, as all the... more


Brilliant hotel. Lyndhurst is a fab place

29/11/2015 Rachyroop, Yeovil, Somerset

My sisters and mumma checked into Forest Lodge this weekend. We had a family room. Brilliant, big and spacious and they put a fridge in there for us! 34. Lovely hot shower, great tea and coffee maki... more


Super stay

26/11/2015 Chris C, Portsmouth, United Kingdom

We have stayed at Forest Lodge in the past and have always enjoyed our stay because the location is ideal,the food is good, the rooms are comfortable and the staff are friendly and helpful. Nothing is... more



19/11/2015 Brian C, Southend-on-Sea, United Kingdom

We stayed for 3 nights and were so impressed by the attitude of all the staff - so helpful friendly and efficient. The quality of the food was exceptional - we've stayed in many hotels but the food h... more

Owner Response
christopher g, General Manager at BEST WESTERN Forest Lodge, responded to this review
Thank you for taking the time to leave a review. It’s great to hear that the staff looked after you. We receive so many nice comments about the team here, and I know they like seeing them! Our food is so good its award winning! I will pass your compliments to the chef, and I’m sure on your next visit you will get to sample the new seasonal dishes. We will be looking forward to your next visit with us!


17/11/2015 Matt G, Southampton, United Kingdom

On behalf of my wife & I we would like to say a huge thanks to Chris, George, Elise & their team for making our special day (November 7th 2015) truly unforgettable. The day was more than we could of ... more

Owner Response
christopher g, General Manager at BEST WESTERN Forest Lodge, responded to this review
It’s always nice to hear when someone has enjoyed their special day! Thank you for your kind comments on every aspect of the day. We always deliver the best service possible with our weddings, and I’m glad yours was no exception. Please make sure you pop back for your anniversary for a romantic meal in the glasshouse restaurant. I’m sure it will bring back memories of your perfect day.