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You'll feel revitalised at Best Western Frensham Pond Hotel.

Situated in a naturally beautiful lakeside location and close to fascinating historic attractions, this is Farnham's only 4-star hotel and a wonderful place to hold a celebration.

In a delightful location overlooking Frensham Great Pond in Surrey and a short drive away from the South Downs National Park, the Best Western Frensham Pond Hotel is the perfect spot to recharge your batteries. This charming country house was once the residence of the Bishop of Winchester and retains much of its original homeliness. But it's also been given a contemporary makeover, so you can enjoy the best of both worlds - traditional atmosphere and thoughtful hospitality combined with every modern facility. For these reasons, this most attractive of Farnham hotels has become a popular venue to host weddings and other celebrations.

If your stay is for business purposes, Best Western Frensham Pond Hotel is conveniently close major transport links to London, the towns of Aldershot, Guildford and Farnborough, as well as a number of local business parks.

However, it's the range of relaxing leisure options that particularly make this hotel an excellent choice. Set in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, it's a wonderful place for lovers of nature. Go walking and cycling in the beautiful Frensham Common, birdwatching at Birdworld or fishing at the local trout farm. You could also pay a visit to the nearby Farnham Castle and take in history that dates back to the Normans. Whatever you choose to do during your stay here, you're guaranteed a warm welcome on your return.

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Location

Churt
Farnham
Surrey
GU10 2QD
England
For enquiries or to make a reservation please call 0844 387 6128*
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Summary

Bars, Free WIFI, Golf Nearby, Gym, Restaurants, Twenty Four Hour Service, No Lift
Free internet available throughout the hotel
There is free parking available onsite.
Pets: No Pets accepted Guide and hearing dogs only
Check-in & Check-out
14:00 | 11:00
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Rooms & Rates

Facilities

Dining and Bars

Chef Stephen Henderson

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Watermark

Recently refurbished in 2015, our superlative Watermark Restaurant not only offers delicious food in opulent surroundings, it comes with panoramic views of Frensham Pond too. One of the best contemporary restaurants in Farnham, it offers a modern brasserie-style menu of fine dining with an excellent wine list to match. Alternatively, just enjoy a relaxed afternoon tea in a gorgeous lakeside location. We provide the highest standards of service to cater to your every need.

Please be advised that the restaurant is sometimes used for private functions. On these occasions an alternative venue will be made available.

Opening hours

Breakfast: 06:30 - 09:30
Lunch: 12:30 - 14:30
Dinner: 19:00 - 21:30
Weekend times may vary
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Indigo

Indigo Bar

With lakeside loveliness providing the scenery and a wonderfully tranquil atmosphere, our luxuriously comfortable lounge and bar is a superb place to enjoy an aperitif or to just while away the evening. Why not dine in style at the Watermark and then retire here for a coffee or brandy after your meal? Enjoy a romantic occasion with a loved one or mingle with other hotel guests. Indigo is open from morning till midnight and once you've settled in, you may not want to leave.

Afternoon tea choices
Served in either Watermark or Indigo or on the patio beside Frensham Pond. Advance bookings required.

Opening hours

10:00-00:00
Weekend times may vary

Golf

Hindhead

Founded in 1904 by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, the Hindhead Golf Club enjoys a glorious natural setting and ranks amongst the best of Britain's heathland courses. A variety of tees makes it accessible for golfers of all abilities.

Course information

Course Type: Heathland
Location: Off Site
Holes: 18
Par: 70
Distance: 6300 Yards
Handicap required

Location

2.00 miles away in Hindhead

Facilities

Practice ground golf facilities
Putting green golf facilites
Pro shop golf facilities

Prices

9 holes Yes
18 holes £70.00
Trolley hire £4.50
Club hire £40.00
Tuition £38.50

Hankley Common

Just a little further away at four miles from the hotel, Hankley Common Golf Club has been described as having one of the best inland layouts in Britain. If you're seeking a memorable, testing and underrated course, look no further.

Course information

Course Type: Heathland
Location: Off Site
Holes: 18
Par: 71
Distance: 6134 Yards
Handicap required

Location

4.00 miles away in Tilford

Facilities

Practice ground golf facilities
Putting green golf facilites
Pro shop golf facilities

Prices

9 holes Yes
18 holes £85.00
Trolley hire Yes
Club hire £40.00
Tuition £35.00

Weddings

Best Western Frensham Pond Hotel is a picture perfect location for a wedding - with the added bonus of photography you'll cherish in years to come.

Wedding service and reception venue

The stunning lakeside location of the hotel makes it highly popular with those getting married - whether it's as a reception venue or a place to spend your wedding night. If you wish to stay with us, we have three superior rooms that overlook Frensham Pond itself, which make for the perfect bridal suite.

For friends and family, the hotel has over 50 bedrooms they can stay in if you wish to block book in advance. We can accommodate a maximum of 140 persons for the main part of the Wedding Breakfast, plus an additional 50 for an evening reception. So it's not hard to see why the hotel is such a popular choice for weddings in Surrey.

Catering

Our goal is always to please you. So whether it's a 3-course menu or a buffet, a hog roast or an unpretentious outdoor barbecue, just tell us what you'd like and well carry out your wishes to the letter. Come and enjoy a complimentary menu tasting session on us to help you decide.

So if you're looking for a wedding venue near London, come and see how much we have to offer. We'll pull out every stop to make your wedding day perfect. In fact, come back and stay at the Best Western Frensham Pond Hotel again to celebrate your first wedding anniversary and you can have a 3-course dinner on us.

Registrar

Registry office:
Guildford Registry Office
Arlington House, Portsmouth Rd, Guildford, Surrey
01483 562841




For any enquiries please call Mala Reddi on 01252 795161

Location and Attractions

Getting there.

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Nearest motorway: M3, J4, 12.00 miles
Nearest train station: Farnham, 5.00 miles
Nearest airport: London Heathrow, 32.00 miles
Free parking on site (110 spaces)
On site disabled parking (4 spaces)

Address
Churt
Farnham
Surrey
GU10 2QD
England


What's nearby?

Sports

  • Aldershot Football Ground (13 miles)

  • Guildford Spectrum (16 miles)

Cities & Attractions

  • Frensham Great Pond (0 miles)

  • Devils Punchbowl (5 miles)

  • Farnham Castle (6 miles)

  • Birdworld (8 miles)

  • Rural Life Centre (4 miles)

Shopping

  • Farnham (5 miles)

  • Guildford (18 miles)

Meetings, Conferences and Events

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Fantastic views and a peaceful setting make this hotel the perfect venue for well, whatever you like! From product launches to meetings and seminars, we're perfectly placed and well-equipped to help you get the most out of your event.

Corporate Events
For corporate events, conferences and meetings look to the Best Western Frensham Pond Hotel. The hotel is conveniently located in the Surrey countryside, close to the M3 & M25 motorways and also direct rail links into London. We have a dedicated team of events managers who can ensure your event goes smoothly and plan the perfect solution for your business needs. They'll also provide you with a single point of contact to take care of your requirements throughout the day. We offer 4 air-conditioned meeting rooms that can accommodate anything from 20 to 140 delegates. There's a smaller suite available for meetings made up of 8 to 12 delegates. And the hotel's extensive grounds are also available for corporate and team building events.

Day delegate package
Our fully equipped meeting room, comes with the essentials you'll need - including pads, pens and flip charts, plus an LCD screen is available too. Delegates can also enjoy free Wi-fi.
We offer an a la carte and buffet lunch, plus unlimited tea and coffee throughout the day. Your meeting room will also be fully serviced during your lunch break. And if you stay with us as a resident overnight, you can also enjoy a 3-course evening meal, breakfast and full use of the hotel's gym. Upon request, your room can be upgraded too.

Christmas and other celebrations
There's no better venue to celebrate major events whether in life or on the calendar that Farnham's only 4-star hotel. The Best Western Frensham Pond Hotel is a wonderful place to hold a party and a beautifully tranquil one to celebrate or commemorate with friends and family. Whatever the nature of the event, our committed team are here to ensure your needs are met and it all goes without a hitch. So from a Christmas or birthday party to a major life event celebration, this is the perfect venue. Why not get in touch to discuss what you have in mind?

Available room set ups

Banquet
Boardroom
Classroom
Theatre
U shape




Room Theatre Classroom U-Shape Boardroom Banquet
Garden Suite 130 40 38 40 140
Have an enquiry?
Contact events on 0845 620 0506

Reviews

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Comfortable stay

15/01/2017 77Debbie2015, Weybridge, United Kingdom

We stayed for just one night. The staff were helpful and polite and the food was delicious both for dinner and breakfast. The hotel is in a picturesque and quiet location although our room looked on t... more

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Family gathering and stay

05/01/2017 kazzacon, Tidworth, United Kingdom

We had booked a boxing day family meal for my father's birthday. The table was a massive round table to seat 10 of us, we had a fantastic position in the restaurant overlooking the lake. The food was ... more

Owner Response
Adriano S, Manager at BEST WESTERN Frensham Pond Hotel, responded to this review
Dear Kazzacon, Thank you for sharing your recent Boxing Day Lunch with us at the Best Western Frensham Pond Hotel. It is extremely pleasing to read that your overall experience was a memorable one and even more so when it was shared with your nearest and dearest. Our intention over the Festive Period was certainly one of relaxed but attentive service and naturally great effort was placed in our food and beverage and its great you experienced just that. Kazzacon, thank you once again for your valued feedback and look forward in welcoming you back soon. Best Wishes Adriano Operations Manager
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Great place to stay

04/01/2017 Dickinson22, Lewes, United Kingdom

Upgraded to a superior suite with pond view which was perfect. Heating problem with the room which should have been sorted by more than a fan heater supplied last thing at night. Bath robe ties missin... more

Owner Response
Adriano S, Manager at BEST WESTERN Frensham Pond Hotel, responded to this review
Dear Dickinson22, Thank you for sharing your experience relating to your stay at the Best Western Frensham Pond Hotel. Having reviewed your overall score it is with regret that I note a couple of challenges encountered during your stay. Please accept our apologies for these. It is great to see that your meal and breakfast was well received and that you enjoyed the views from your Superior Room. Thank you once again for taking the time to post your review. Best Wishes Adriano Operations Manager
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Enjoyable stay but pleases sort out the hotel heating!

04/01/2017 Mrs G, Surrey, United Kingdom

Generally we enjoyed our stay. We booked in on a relatively cold day to be met by a cold bedroom. After 1.5 playing with the thermostat with no rise in temperature we asked that someone sort out the p... more

Owner Response
Adriano S, Manager at BEST WESTERN Frensham Pond Hotel, responded to this review
Dear Mrs G, Thank you for taking the time to share your experience with us at The Best Western Frensham Pond Hotel. Overall, your stay was enjoyed however we note your feedback in regards to the temperature in multiple areas of our hotel and we are currently working finding a resolution to address this. Please accept our apologies for this and we hope this does no adversely affect your decision to return to us once again. Thank you for your custom and wishing you a prosperous 2017. Best Wishes Adriano Operations Manager
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Lovely setting

04/01/2017 andycurry, Worcestershire, United Kingdom

Clean and well presented LARGE room. No complaints at all. Friendly check in staff and breakfast and bar staff. Comfortable and HUGE bed. Didn't have an evening meal as stay due to a local wedding. Ba... more

Owner Response
Adriano S, Manager at BEST WESTERN Frensham Pond Hotel, responded to this review
Dear andycurry, Thank you for spending a few moments to write a review on your stay with us at The Best Western Frensham Pond Hotel. We are thrilled that you had, overall, a fantastic experience. Great to read that the size of room and bed was well received and accept our apologies for the ever so slightly cold Bar area. andycurry, we thank you once again for your valued feedback and wishing you a prosperous 2017! Best Wishes Adriano Operations Manager