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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, Spa Pool/Jacuzzi, 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 495 traveller reviews
Rating: 5 187
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Amazing wedding

25/08/2015 Lisa B,

Room fine food delicious service excellent stayed here for our sons wedding what a great time we had all the staff worked really hard to give us the best day ever. Nothing was too much trouble both ce... more


Great hotel

23/08/2015 Karen W, United Kingdom

Super hotel for families. We had a family room for 4 and it was perfect. Staff were excellent as was the food. Super pubs in walking distance and close to Paultons Park. I would definitely recommend t... more

Owner Response
christopher g, General Manager at BEST WESTERN Forest Lodge, responded to this review
Thanks for such a lovely review. I’m pleased you made the most of our location and the whole family enjoyed their visit. We hope you’ll be back for another visit soon.

A beautiful Hotel in wonderful setting

20/08/2015 Vivienne C, Dorking, United Kingdom

This hotel is situated in a lovely town in the New Forest and the centre is within walking distance. It is a beautiful hotel and our room was very well appointed. We were made very welcome by the rece... more

Owner Response
christopher g, General Manager at BEST WESTERN Forest Lodge, responded to this review
Thank you for leaving a review. I’m really disappointed that you didn’t enjoy your stay with us overall, and I’ll be addressing your feedback with the team. I hope you’ll visit us again in the future, so we can show you the improvements we have made.

Friendly hotel with lovely pool

19/08/2015 Kemble_Steve_and_Jan, Kemble, UK

Turn off from the near permanent queues heading for Lyndhurst, you find this pleasant hotel. We found a clean friendly hotel with Wi-Fi in all rooms, comfortable beds and a lovely indoor pool. We did ... more

Owner Response
christopher g, General Manager at BEST WESTERN Forest Lodge, responded to this review
It’s great to hear you had a pleasant stay with us and made the most of the hotel facilities, including our indoor heated swimming pool. We’ve recently updated our breakfast offering, so I’m pleased to hear that there was a good choice of high quality options. Next time you stay with us, be sure to try out our Glasshouse Restaurant. We look forward to welcoming you back in the future.

August 2015

18/08/2015 Del H,

All was OK, nothing outstanding. Internet not too good if you're a business resident. Pool looks bigger on the website. I know it doesn't sound like it but it was an ok stay with just a few minor nega... more

Owner Response
christopher g, General Manager at BEST WESTERN Forest Lodge, responded to this review
I’m pleased to hear that overall you enjoyed your stay with us. We appreciate the feedback and we are currently looking into ways to improve our internet connection out in the New Forest! We look forward to welcoming you back here in the future.