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“A little piece of heaven”
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Britannia House
Ranked #2 of 42 Lymington B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed 18 June 2013

This was our first visit and certainly won't be the last. Britannia House is situated close to Lymingtons harbour and all the delights it has to offer. We were met by Tobi who made us feel welcomed and at home immediately. We stayed in the flat which was very comfortable and relaxing offering a lovely bed for a good nights sleep. The other rooms at Britannia House are of a very high standard and also offer the resident a guaranteed comfortable stay. Tobi's breakfasts are a legend and set you up for the day, he encourages conversation with guests and many a good laugh can be had.Tobi is a keen supporter of local produce and has a very good knowledge of the area and all it has to offer with great recommendations for eating out and the visiting various attractions etc. Should you arrive stressed you will definitely leave relaxed and refreshed. We didn't just like it we loved it.

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  • Stayed: June 2013, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 28 May 2013

Just had our third visit to Britannia House.....and both the Bed and Breakfast and Tobi were as wonderful as always! Tobi sets a high standard, in both the quality of accomodation and the hospitality offered; giving great attention to detail, but also maintaining a gloriously relaxed atmosphere.
Lymington is a quaint and quirky quayside town and Britannia House is within walking distance of all you need, boats, restaurants, fab pubs and shops........having said that, we also like peace and quiet and Britannia House and it's location provide that too! Really I am loathe to tell you many more good things about Britannia House.....as personally I always want to be able to stay here, so don't want it to get too booked up. But hey, I am a generous sort of person and Tobi works hard to make it what it is.......so am willing to share and you can discover some of the bliss that is Lymington, Britannia House and Tobi for yourself!!

  • Stayed: May 2013, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 28 May 2013

We stayed at Britannia House during the Bank Holiday weekend. Tobias is a wonderful host, friendly and knowledgeable about the area. We followed his recommendations for meals out and things to do. He was spot on each time.
That said due to the delicious breakfast we weren't hungry again until the evening. The breakfast room was comfortable with a friendly atmosphere, Tobi included everyone into his conversation.The bedroom was great and the mattress so high that i felt like Princess out of the Princess and The Pea tale. We had the lounge to ourselves and a large deliciously warm bathroom. Towels were huge, pillows large and plentiful.
Altogether a very relaxing weekend with a perfect host.

  • Stayed: May 2013, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 24 May 2013

Near the railway station, Britannia House in Lymington is to be recommended. Tobias, the owner, is a wonderful host, obliging, helpful and efficient..The breakfast room on a sunny morning is a delight. The owner has an overflow house across the road, but best to stay in the main building.

  • Stayed: May 2013, travelled solo
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Reviewed 6 May 2013

We stayed at Britannia House over the Bank Holiday weekend and it is lovely place. We were a bit worried when we arrived that it was going to be noisy as it is opposite the Station but the location was actually very quiet and we slept very well. Its a quirky place, Tobi is a very good host but he does not live on the premises so you dont see him very much apart from breakfast time when he cooks you a delicious breakfast with good quality fresh ingredients that you eat round large farmhouse tables in the kitchen with other guests which was great. Our room was very nice good quality white bed linen and large fluffy white towels, small bathroom, only had a small sink but manageable ( only complaint both my husband and I banged our heads on shelf above sink) the shower was OK. Nice to have a fridge in our room, we bought some cheeses at the Saturday market so were able to store it in the fridge. We also had a bottle of champagne which we drank in the delightful sitting room where we helped ourself to flutes from the cupboard. It is a very relaxing place to stay.

Lymington is a pretty town, although it was very busy as it was the Bank Holiday, it had some great places to eat particularly Lanes - we needed to book.

  • Stayed: May 2013, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 25 April 2013

We stayed in Lymington at Britannia House 22/4 - 24/4/13 staying in The Beaulieu Room and the Apartment. The Apartment is spacious and stunning. The Beaulieu Room was also of a very high standard. All rooms we saw were beautifully furnished. Tobi, the host, is an absolute star- what a wonderful host. His clear enthusiasm for Lymington and the surrounding area was infectious and he had an incredible local knowledge and was happy to advise on local attractions and places to eat. Breakfast was taken in a large kitchen and cooked in front of you by Tobi. I really can't fault Britannia House or its host and wouldn't hesitate recommending anyone to stay there.

  • Stayed: April 2013, travelled with friends
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Reviewed 2 April 2013

We found Britannia House by a random internet search. We were quite taken aback by the superb quality and value for money of the spacious accommodation. The (pleasantly eccentric) host Tobi is also a great asset.
Breakfasts excellent.
Will be staying here again!

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  • Stayed: March 2013, travelled as a couple
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tobi67, Owner at Britannia House, responded to this reviewResponded 5 April 2013

Dear Nick, I am happy that I could make your stay memorable and could contribute to the success of your time here, especially as you worked hard with the scouts and the boats and getting everything organised. All the best Tobi

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Additional Information about Britannia House

Address: Britannia House Station Street, New Forest, Lymington SO41 3BA, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Hampshire > New Forest > Lymington
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Suites
Hotel Style:
Ranked #2 of 42 B&Bs / Inns in Lymington
Price Range: £112 - £127 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Britannia House 4*
Number of rooms: 5
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The historic AA 4 Star Gold rated Britannia House offers some of the finest New Forest accommodation with a superb Lymington town centre location. Only 2 mins. walking distance to Lymington waterfront, Quay and High Street with numerous shops, cafes, pubs and restaurants. All en-suite bedrooms are individually decorated to the highest standards and have the highest quality beds, mattresses, linen and fluffy towels. Prices are from £85 - £129 including a home cooked breakfast. The guest lounge on the first floor provides magnificent views over Lymington harbour and the Isle-of-Wight. There is on-site parking, free WiFi, and a friendly knowledgeable Host (Tobi) to welcome you. ... more   less 
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Britannia House Lymington, New Forest

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