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Certificate of Excellence


Certificate of Excellence
With acres of exceptional woodland and open heaths as our front garden, Rufus House is the perfect location to explore the New Forest and surrounding areas of natural beauty all year around. Enjoy a relaxing break in peaceful surroundings overlooking views of the forest, ponies, cattle, donkeys. A grand Victorian house ideally located in the cent re of the New Forest. Many good restaurants and pubs are all walking distance from Rufus House.
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Property amenities
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Non-Smoking Hotel
Room features
Non-Smoking Rooms
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Great View


Full view
82Good for walkers
Grade: 82 out of 100
10Restaurantswithin 0.3 miles
7Attractionswithin 0.3 miles
100Room tips
Traveller rating
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Stayed here on a visit to The New Fiorest.The owners were friendly and very welcoming. Our room was at the top of 3 small flights of stairs which was fine but probably not the best room if stairs are an issue as there is no lift. The room we had was on the small side but had
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We stayed here for a long weekend recently and couldn’t have been happier with the service and the room. We were in a four poster turret room, which was very comfortable. I would certainly recommend Rufus House if you are thinking of a stay in the New Forest.
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We chose to stay here based on good reviews here on Trip Advisor. We stayed for 3 nights. The B&B is very old fashioned and the interior hasn't been updated for a while. The bathroom is also dated but was clean. The bed was the squeakiest bed we've been in for a while and the
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I Regularly stay at Rufus house and highly recommend to others. walk across the road and your in the New forest. Walk up the road and you can enjoy Lyndhurst high street and choose where you would like to eat. Etsuko & Ernesto give you a warm welcome to their well positioned
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We had a two night stay in the Rufus House Hotel and it a fantastic place to stay. It was reasonably priced and the room we stayed in was a very well presented, clean and tidy and the bed and pillows very very comfy. The bathroom was large and the shower was powerful and there
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Well worn 'Queen size' bed sagging at the edges.
Budget wicker settee
double room
lovely room
A shower for tall people!
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Breakfast is not automatically included in the booking/price of a room. We wanted to leave early, so did not pay for breakfast as they don't start serving until 8.
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"Didn’t see the smaller rooms but the turret room we had was great."
"The main road is fairly busy in the morning, so a room at the back or side preferable if you're a light sleeper."
"Room 8 - very quiet"
"Rooms at the front are on a main road - could be noisy"
"All rooms are very good , I prefer back of house"
US$75 - US$119 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
rufus house hotel lyndhurst
United KingdomEnglandNew ForestLyndhurst
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