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The Master Builder's House Hotel

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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
Restaurant
Room service
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Bar/Lounge
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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Family Rooms
Non-smoking rooms
Smoking rooms available
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HOTEL STYLE
Great View
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Full view
40Car recommended
Grade: 40 out of 100
47Restaurantswithin 5 miles
21Attractionswithin 5 miles
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347Photos
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Spend two night with my wife and my son, weather was great for the three days in the New Forrest, which helped. The hotel has some history and the layout is a bit of a maze, plus on lots of different levels. Our accommodation was in the new block, so was a standard hotel room
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Response from Kara B, General Manager at The Master Builder's House Hotel
Responded 5 days ago
Dear Russell Thank you for taking the time to write a review on your recent stay with us. I am pleased you hear that you enjoyed your time with us, but please accept my apologies that the food on the second night wasn't to the same standard as the first night. I do hope that you might consider returning in the future. Kara
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My partner and I have just returned from a lovely night away at the Master Builders Hotel. We stayed in the main house of the hotel and loved our little quirky room up in the eves. It was very clean and cosy, with pretty floral decor in the room and a sweet little bathroom
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Response from Kara B, General Manager at The Master Builder's House Hotel
Responded 5 days ago
Dear guest Thank you for taking the time to write a review on your recent stay with us. I am delighted to hear that you enjoyed your time with us. I do hope that we might have the chance to welcome you back in the future. Kara
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Great place to stay and its like you gone back in time. We had room 31 in the roof and it was a bit dated but it was ok because you are in a old world village scene. I have difficulty with stairs and baths so next time will need a lower floor room with a shower as the top floor
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Response from Kara B, General Manager at The Master Builder's House Hotel
Responded 5 days ago
Dear Andrew Thank you for taking the time to write a review on your recent stay with us. I am delighted to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us and that you plan to stay with us again in the future, we very much look forward to welcoming you back. Kara
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We had booked an overnight stay for my wife's birthday. We were in Room 20 - Agamemnon. Rooms are named after ships built at Bucklers Hard. Agamemnon was built in 1781 (there's a whole list in the Yachtsman's Bar) and fought at Trafalgar. The room looks out over the Beaulieu
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Response from Kara B, General Manager at The Master Builder's House Hotel
Responded 5 days ago
Dear Mike Thank you for taking the time to write such a lovely review on your recent stay with us. I am delighted to hear that you enjoyed your time with us in the hotel, and in our beautiful surroundings. I do hope that we might have the chance to welcome you back to the hotel in the future. Kara
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We only popped in for a coffee but the young man behind the bar was charming and made us very welcome. He even showed us to the lounge so we could sit and enjoy the view-very impressed. The interior and dining area looked great
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Response from Kara B, General Manager at The Master Builder's House Hotel
Responded 5 days ago
Dear guest Thank you for taking the time to write a review of your recent visit to the hotel. I am delighted to hear that you were made to feel welcome, and I do hope that means that we might have the chance to welcome you back again in the future. Kara
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Is your restaurant open to the public visiting Bucklers Hard
Yes
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Are there any plans to renovate the bathrooms of the feature rooms please?
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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Do you have hairdryers in all rooms?
Yes, we were told hair dryer in all rooms.
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"not top floor if you have walking problems"
"Avoid the restaurant"
"You would need to book early if you wanted a room with a sea view."
"We were on the top floor with river views, lots of eves but added to the charm"
"If you don't want to pay extra for a riverview room, opt for 15 or 16 in the Henry Adams Wing"
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PRICE RANGE
US$133 - US$233 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
master builders hotel
LOCATION
United KingdomEnglandNew ForestBucklers Hard
NUMBER OF ROOMS
26
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