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The Master Builder's House Hotel

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Certificate of Excellence


Certificate of Excellence
With its stunning location in the New Forest overlooking the Beaulieu River, this historic hotel at Buckler's Hard offers a relaxing stay of quirky but affordable luxury. Tuck into a pint and a snack in the Yachtsman's Bar & Gardens, or treat yourself to a sumptuous meal in the Riverside Restaurant. Most importantly, relax and enjoy every minute of your time with us.
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Property amenities
Free Parking
Room Service
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Banquet Room
Conference Facilities
Meeting Rooms
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Public Wifi
Wheelchair access
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Room features
Family Rooms
Non-Smoking Rooms
Smoking rooms available
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40Car recommended
Grade: 40 out of 100
45Restaurantswithin 5 miles
21Attractionswithin 5 miles
100Room tips
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We had a group booking for the restaurant, with pre-ordered food selection. On arrival we mostly had the place to ourselves and the staff were very helpful and attentive. As the meal went on, there were other pre-booked parties starting and the poor staff were completely
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Of its 26 bedrooms, only 8 are in the old part. The rest are in a modern (1980s?) purpose-built block at the back. They're boxy rooms, like in standard conference hotels albeit with vaguely nautical decor, and a view of the car-park. We were really looking forward to staying
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We had specifically booked to stay in the old building but a misunderstanding over the type of shower we required meant we were allocated to the new wing.This was quickly rectified however and we stayed in Pandora on the top floor of the old house. This was a lovely room with
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Came here on a Dinner B&B Deal. The room was in the Henry Adams wing and was very well decorated and we even had a view of the river! Nice 50 min walk to and from Beaulieu and the hotel is part of a quaint village Efficient, courteous staff and a decent restaurant on site,
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I think this is at least our third or fourth visit to stay at the Master Builder's. We had a 2-4-1 deal for the winter which represented excellent value by anyone's standards and made the decision to choose to stay here again much easier. The type of room we book sees us
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It would be a good idea to update all round. There was nothing mentioned when we stayed there.
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Good Evening, Thank you for considering staying at our venue. So sorry but we only allow 2 dogs at a time in our bedrooms. We do have ground floor rooms that are dog friendly which are located in our Henry Adams wing which is a very short walk from the main hotel. Please do contact the hotel directly should you wish to continue with your enquiry. Kind Regards The Master Builders Hotel
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Disabled accommodation?
Hello, There are a number of stairs in and around the hotel, but it will depend on the person's mobility as to whether we can make you comfortable. If you could give us a call we can discuss your needs and see how we can accommodate them. kind regards Clive
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Yes, we were told hair dryer in all rooms.
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"Didnt stay in the rooms, but read the other reviewes, you might not get waht you wanted!"
"If you don't want to pay extra for a riverview room, opt for 15 or 16 in the Henry Adams Wing"
"The posh coastal rooms are absolutely fine - just not part of the main building."
"Don't think room choice would be a problem. We only heard pheasants calling and we overlooked the car park!"
"The character rooms are in the old house."
US$96 - US$228 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
master builders hotel
United KingdomEnglandNew ForestBucklers Hard
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