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Dibden Purlieu, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed here to celebrate our wedding anniversary where we were married 20 years ago. Once the manager knew this he sent up champagne and chocolates to the room. We visit regularly and can always rely on the staff, food, service and rooms being of a consistently high level. The hotel moves with the times but does not loose its cosy,...

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SunilKanjanghat, General Manager at Montagu Arms Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest I really am very appreciative of this superb five star-rated review – thank you! It was so lovely to meet you both and we remain delighted that although you only live a few miles from the hotel you still came to stay with us to celebrate your special wedding anniversary. As you rightly mention we do try and...

Wimborne, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Loved it here. Wonderful hotel with such a lovely intimate feel and charm about it. Our food was really nice and service really good. Tea was topped up as and when required. Very god value for money. Such a lovely little place!

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SunilKanjanghat, General Manager at Montagu Arms Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest I never forget that our guests have a choice, thank you for choosing the Montagu Arms Hotel. It really is very pleasing to read your comment ‘such a lovely intimate feel and charm’ as we aim to promote a comfortable ‘home-from-home’ ambience throughout the hotel. We constantly review our pricing structure with similar establishments in the New Forest...

Southampton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We recently booked an afternoon tea at the Montagu Arms, having been given a voucher as a present from our son and his wife. The tea was well brewed and refreshed during the afternoon. Service was friendly and efficient. Although we had mentioned when we booked on the phone we were not too keen on smoked salmon, we were not...

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SunilKanjanghat, General Manager at Montagu Arms Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you for your recent review of your afternoon tea, your time to share this experience is very much appreciated. I was delighted to read that you enjoyed your food and I was pleased to pass on your comments regarding your scones and cakes to our pastry chef. I was so sorry to read that despite mentioning when...

Southampton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The Terrace restaurant is set overlooking a stunning garden at the rear of the hotel, and the decor is, whilst not to my taste beautiful and well maintained. We had a drink in the restaurants reception area, where there were many gins to choose from and a great wine list (if you aren't driving!) We were given menus at this...

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SunilKanjanghat, General Manager at Montagu Arms Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you so much for your ‘Beautiful Lunch’ review following your visit for lunch in our Terrace restaurant. I was delighted to read that you enjoyed your visit and I had great pleasure in passing on your comments to Head Chef, Matthew Tomkinson and his team and also to the restaurant team. We strive hard to exceed our...

Braintree, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 November 2016

My wife bless her booked this hotel as a birthday treat and a short break we stayed two nights and the rooms are beautiful. We had afternoon tea on arrival and a couple of glasses of fizz. A walk in the local area followed by a soak in the fantastic bath before pre dinner drinks. The dinner was brilliant on...

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SunilKanjanghat, General Manager at Montagu Arms Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you so much for your time spent writing and posting your review, it is very much appreciated by us all. I was delighted to read that you enjoyed your two night stay as part of your birthday treat and I am so pleased that you enjoyed afternoon tea, a walk in the local area and ‘fantastic food’!...

Hayling Island, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 November 2016

What a lovely surprise this hotel was. I had read the reviews before I booked for my husband's birthday but it surpassed all expectations! Gorgeous suite overlooking the pretty garden, super cream tea and a dinner to die for! The staff were extremely attentive and fulfilled all our needs. Well done Mantague Arms! We shall be back. If there was...

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SunilKanjanghat, General Manager at Montagu Arms Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest Wow! Thank you so much for this fantastic review following your overnight stay, together we are all truly delighted that we ‘surpassed all expectations’, which is exactly what we aim for. It is so lovely to learn that you are planning on returning and we will look forward to welcoming you back when your time permits. Thank you...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 November 2016

Stayed 1 night to break the journey back to London. Our room (Garden View Superior Double) was very comfortable and well appointed. We booked a Gourmet Break with a 6 course surprise tasting menu and selected classic wine flight. The food and wine were fantastic and the service was exceptional. It is a mystery to us why the Terrace restaurant...

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SunilKanjanghat, General Manager at Montagu Arms Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you for spending time writing and posting your review following your recent one night break – I am so pleased you decided to break your journey back to London and stay with us! It was very pleasing to read that you enjoyed your stay, finding your room ‘very comfortable and well appointed’. I was also delighted to...

Southampton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 November 2016

After a long walk on the beach, my friend and i stopped at Beaulieu on our way home to have a nice cup of tea at the end of a wonderful Sunday afternoon. As it was already after 4.30 pm, the local tea / coffee shops had closed and so we decided to try the Montagu Arms Hotel. It was...

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SunilKanjanghat, General Manager at Montagu Arms Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest Many thanks for sharing your five star-rated review on this website, we very much appreciate your time. I am so pleased that you stopped for some tea and biscuits following your long walk on the beach and it was very pleasing to read all your lovely remarks. We really do look forward to welcoming you again, perhaps for...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 31 October 2016

My husband and I stayed at the Montagu Arms with his elderly parents, for a treat. It is an old fashioned hotel in all the right ways:a cosy atmosphere, comfortable rooms, great service - attentive, but not intrusive. My in- laws loved it. I was very impressed upon arrival that the manager noticed that my Mother in Law was using...

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SunilKanjanghat, General Manager at Montagu Arms Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest I was so pleased to read that you enjoyed your stay with us recently and it really is lovely to learn that your husband’s parents also enjoyed their visit. Head Chef, Matthew Tomkinson and his team will be delighted to hear your comments regarding your food and, as you rightly mention, some of the ingredients are collected from...

London
Reviewed 29 October 2016

Stayed one night in superior room. Very comfortable, adequate bathroom and even tea served in room before breakfast. Nice touch. Pity the main restaurant was closed on a Monday but the bistro was an excellent alternative.

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SunilKanjanghat, General Manager at Montagu Arms Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you for writing and posting your review following your recent visit. I was delighted to read that you enjoyed your one night stay and I am pleased that you appreciated the morning tea brought to your room. We love to surprise and delight our guests with the little touches that we provide. As you rightly mentioned, the...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
Food & drink at the hotel
The Terrace Restaurant
The Terrace Restaurant
Cuisines: European, British
Monty's Inn
Monty's Inn
Cuisines: Bar, European, British, Pub
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Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Room Service
  • Dry Cleaning
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  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Montagu Arms Hotel offers luxury accommodation in the quaint village of Beaulieu in Heart of the New Forest. The Michelin Starred Terrace Restaurant makes it the venue of choice for indulgently delicious fine dining with a taste of tranquil country life. The 18th Century Hotel is the perfect setting for a romantic getaway, walking holiday or a midweek break; oozing traditional charm with its open brick fireplaces, oak panelling and impressive gardens. The historical village of Beaulieu is just 30 minutes from Southampton Cruise Terminal making us the ideal base both pre and post your cruise. The Terrace Restaurant has held its Michelin Star for 5 years running and pays homage to both tradition and innovation; whilst Head chef Matthew Tomkinson uses the finest seasonal ingredients available to create award winning dishes. We are not ones for passing fads, every ingredient has to deserve its place in our dishes. No gimmicks, Just great food.For a more relaxed meal, Monty’s offers wonderful home-cooked classics or country fare, whilst delectable Afternoon Tea can be served in our conservatory or gardens. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Montagu Arms Hotel

Address: Palace Lane, Beaulieu, New Forest, Brockenhurst SO42 7ZL, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Hampshire > New Forest > Brockenhurst > Beaulieu
Price Range: $221 - $466 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Montagu Arms Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 22
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Montagu Arms Beaulieu
Hotel Montagu Arms
Montagu Arms Hotel Beaulieu, UK - England
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“Very olde worlde, perfect if that's your choice”
 of 5 bubbles SatisfiedHampshireUK, 8 Dec 2016 | Read review
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 of 5 bubbles W7827HXgrahamb, 29 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Try for a garden facing room and not too far from reception.”
 of 5 bubbles bearperson, 26 Nov 2016 | Read review
“This hotel does not have its own Spa but links to one close by .”
 of 5 bubbles wendybF4741AT, 20 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Rooms overlooking the garden are quiet but the ones in the front have a nice view of the village.”
 of 5 bubbles 74tomm, 11 Nov 2016 | Read review
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