This landmark property has been transformed into a true boutique hotel, with luxury accommodation. This family-friendly hotel was built is 1830. Classically elegant, the hotel comprises a total of 16 bedrooms and offers a friendly approach to hospitality in an informal, relaxed atmosphere. Guests are welcomed in the lobby, which offers a 24-hour check-out service, as well as a hotel safe and lift access to the upper floors. Guests can enjoy a drink at bar. Special features at the hotel include a restaurant on the ground floor operated in partnership with Michelin starred chef Gary Rhodes. Guests can enjoy the convenience of Internet access. They can also enjoy the complementary room service breakfast. Those arriving by car may leave their vehicles in the hotel car park.
The hotel is located in one of the most beautiful and picturesque areas of the UK. Surrounded by natural beauty, guests are spoilt with a choice of several beaches, offering around 19 km of golden sands. Guests can also enjoy days out along the breathtaking Jurassic coastline, close to Christchurch, Bournemouth and the New Forest, which was has been awarded National Park status. Christchurch Priory and the Norman Hall are each around 5 minutes' walk from the hotel, while Stanpit Marsh is around 20 minutes' walk away. The hotel is located approximately 3.2 km from Christchurch Railway Station, 45 minutes from Southampton Airport and 20 minutes from Bournemouth International Airport. Exeter Airport can be found around 136 km away, and Bristol Airport is about 141 km away. London Heathrow Airport is about 147 km away, while London Gatwick Airport is approximately 184 km away from the hotel.
All rooms come with an en suite bathroom with a power shower and a hairdryer, as well as luxurious toiletries. Some rooms also have a bath, while some have a shower only. Guests can enjoy a good night's rest on their king-size bed. Each bedroom features the highest quality bed linen and duvets and luxury Hypnos mattresses, with ‘The Most Comfortable Beds In The World'. Rooms also come equipped with a direct dial telephone, radio, safe and fridge. Standard in-room amenities include a flat-screen TV, a DVD player and free Internet access. Each room also features a desk, a CD player and an iPod station. Furthermore, tea and coffee making facilities, an ironing set and central heating are provided in all accommodation as standard. Many of the rooms offer stunning panoramic views.
Fans of the fairway can head to the golf course in Barton On Sea, which is approximately 30 minutes' drive away from the hotel. Guests can also relax on the sandy, pebble and rocky beaches.
There is a complimentary room service breakfast for guests, which is served at guests' convenience. Guests simply advise reception of the time at which they would like to have it served. The room service breakfast consists of orange juice, a Bakers Basket with white or granary toast and tea or coffee. It operates at selected times every day. A separate restaurant and bar on the ground floor operates in partnership with Michelin starred chef Gary Rhodes, and provides dining in a casual brasserie. (Guests are asked to book in advance to avoid disappointment).
MasterCard and VISA are accepted at this hotel. Some debit cards are also accepted.
Guests arriving by car from Bournemouth International Airport should leave the airport, turn left and then bear right. Turn left onto Parley Lane B3073. At the roundabout, take the second exit onto Christchurch Road B3073. Continue onto the B3073. At the roundabout, take the second exit onto Hurn Road B3073. At the roundabout, take the first exit onto Fairmile Road B3073. At the roundabout, take the second exit onto Fairmile Road B3073. Continue onto the B3073. At the roundabout, take the second exit onto High Street. Continue onto Castle Street. Continue onto Bridge Street. Arrive at the hotel.
All guest rooms are non-smoking.
Direct dial telephone
Iron and board
King size bed