Best luxury and boutique hotels in the South East

The South East offers a gentility, as well as a variety of landscapes and experiences for travellers coming from both near and far. From romantic escapes to family getaways, hotels in this enchanting corner of England, have it all.
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Best luxury and boutique hotels in the South East

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Hartwell House

Hartwell House - Three Nights for the Price of Two Special Offer

Aylesbury

An equestrian statue of Frederick, Prince of Wales, marks your arrival at this glorious Jacobean-cum-Georgian mansion, a hotel since the late 1980s.
From £200 per night
  • gym
  • weddings
  • golf
  • garden
  • spa
  • wifi
  • parking
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • indoor_pool
  • historic
  • conference_meeting
  • honeymoon
  • romantic
  • tennis
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  • dog_friendly
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  • hot_tub_jacuzzi
  • walking
  • wildlife_watching
  • veganfriendly
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • foodie
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Chewton Glen

Chewton Glen - 'Your Stay Your Way' £100 Credit Special Offer

New Milton

This quintessential English country house with spa, pools, kids’ club, elegant bedrooms and fun tree houses, hits all the right luxurious notes for a romantic or family stay.
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  • child_friendly
  • golf
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  • boutique
  • cycling
  • historic
  • outdoor_pursuits_hunting
  • seaside
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Cliveden House

Cliveden House - Three Nights for the Price of Two Midweek Special Offer

Taplow

Redolent of its sometimes racy past, this veritable palazzo, designed by Sir Charles Barry in 1850 for the Duke of Sutherland, sits in National Trust pleasure grounds above the Thames.
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • garden
  • spa
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • romantic
  • tennis
  • gourmet
  • honeymoon
  • country_house
  • indoor_pool
  • outdoor_pool
  • conference_meeting
  • disabled_facilities
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • conferencemeeting_friendly
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  • walking
  • historic
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  • veganfriendly
  • babyfriendly
  • mooring_available
  • outdoor_dining
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The Feathered Nest

The Feathered Nest - 25% Discount Two-Night Special Offer

Chipping Norton

Guests have a bird’s-eye view over the Evenlode valley from Adam Taylor’s gastropub-with-rooms in a hilltop Cotswold village.
  • weddings
  • walking
  • garden
  • wifi
  • tennis
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  • wine
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • for_winelovers
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  • child_friendly
  • parking
  • outdoor_dining
  • foodie
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  • conferencemeeting_friendly
  • cycling
  • wildlife_watching
  • bird_watching
  • dog_friendly
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The Dog at Wingham

The Dog at Wingham - Super Special Two Night Special Offer

Canterbury

More a stylish gastropub than a community hub, this historic inn has a loyal following of foodies who rave about its 'delicious meals'.
  • wifi
  • parking
  • golf
  • weddings
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • veganfriendly
  • walking
  • pub_with_rooms
  • dog_friendly
  • child_friendly
  • outdoor_dining
  • restaurant_with_rooms
  • babyfriendly
  • bird_watching
  • boutique
  • garden
  • historic
  • foodie
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Park House, Hotel & Spa

Park House, Hotel & Spa - Midweek Spa Break Special Offer

Midhurst

An Edwardian country house in long-time family ownership is run as a spa hotel, restaurant and leisure destination with facilities for golf, tennis, bowls, croquet, swimming.
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • golf
  • walking
  • garden
  • spa
  • dog_friendly
  • disabled_facilities
  • wifi
  • tennis
  • country_house
  • indoor_pool
  • outdoor_pool
  • conference_meeting
  • activities
  • wine
  • value
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  • outdoor_pursuits_hunting
  • fishing
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • electric_charging_point
  • babyfriendly
  • parking
  • gym
  • wildlife_watching
  • cycling
  • foodie
  • vegetarian_friendly
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Montagu Arms

Montagu Arms - 15% Discount New Forest Break Special Offer

Beaulieu

Fine food, a pleasing pub, welcoming staff and spacious bedrooms are among the benefits at this handsome wisteria-covered Victorian building, in a picturesque village by the Beaulieu river on the edge of the New Forest.
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • garden
  • wifi
  • conference_meeting
  • view
  • conferencemeeting_friendly
  • parking
  • for_winelovers
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • veganfriendly
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • foodie
  • wildlife_watching
  • country_house
  • historic
  • outdoor_dining
  • electric_charging_point
  • dog_friendly
  • cycling
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • bird_watching
  • babyfriendly
  • great_breakfast
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The Cat Inn

The Cat Inn - 15% Discount Two Night Stay Special Offer

West Hoathly

‘Fabulous as ever’, this 16th-century, timber-frame and tile-clad pub-with-rooms has everything you could look for in a village local and makes a good base for exploring the South Downs national park.
  • walking
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • pub_with_rooms
  • wine
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • golf
  • outdoor_pursuits_hunting
  • outdoor_dining
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • great_breakfast
  • foodie
  • good_value
  • parking
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Broadway Barn

Broadway Barn - Free Glass of Bubbly Special Offer

Woking

'Nigh on perfect’, Mindi McLean’s ‘superb B&B' is in a restored 200-year-old barn at the heart of a historic village.
  • boutique
  • cycling
  • garden
  • great_breakfast
  • historic
  • honeymoon
  • romantic
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • walking
  • wifi
  • parking
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The Retreat at Elcot Park

The Retreat at Elcot Park - Three Nights for the Price of Two Special Offer

Newbury

A Regency mansion in parkland, once home to Percy Shelley’s mother, has been reimagined as a contemporary country house hotel infused with a blithe spirit.
  • babyfriendly
  • bird_watching
  • boutique
  • child_friendly
  • conferencemeeting_friendly
  • country_house
  • cycling
  • disabled_facilities
  • dog_friendly
  • electric_charging_point
  • fishing
  • garden
  • gym
  • historic
  • indoor_pool
  • outdoor_dining
  • outdoor_pool
  • outdoor_pursuits_hunting
  • parking
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • spa
  • tennis
  • veganfriendly
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • walking
  • weddings
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • wildlife_watching
  • good_value
  • for_winelovers
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Beachcroft Hotel

Beachcroft Hotel - Two-night Coastal Break Special Offer

Bognor Regis

A stay in Felpham inspired William Blake to write of ‘England’s green and pleasant land’, but it’s the beach that draws holidaymakers to the de Savarys’ South Coast hotel.
  • child_friendly
  • conferencemeeting_friendly
  • cycling
  • dog_friendly
  • electric_charging_point
  • golf
  • historic
  • indoor_pool
  • outdoor_dining
  • parking
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • seaside
  • veganfriendly
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • good_value
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The Mitre

The Mitre - Three Nights for the Price of Two Special Offer

In ‘a lovely location’, with riverside terraces, and Hampton Court across the road, the flagship venture for Hector Ross’s Signet Collection received our inspectors’ endorsement.
  • babyfriendly
  • boutique
  • conferencemeeting_friendly
  • cycling
  • dog_friendly
  • electric_charging_point
  • historic
  • outdoor_dining
  • parking
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • veganfriendly
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • walking
  • weddings

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Wine lovers will delight in the English vineyards scattered across Surrey and Kent, where the mild climate and rich soil makes for grapes that rival their European counterparts. See for yourself at the likes of Gusbourne or the Bolney Wine Estate. Meanwhile, the history, architecture and academic prowess of Oxfordshire makes for a weekend escape that’s brimming with luxury and romance.

Alternatively, perhaps a trip to the beach would suit you better? Tuck into good old fashioned fish and chips by the sea in Margate or Broadstairs after a tour around Dickensian Bleak House. Or gorge on ice cream by the famous pier in Brighton. For those looking to be a little more active on holiday, the South East is home to some of the most prestigious golf courses in the UK, from Royal St George’s to Wentworth.

Then again, at the heart of it all, hotels in London, are surrounded by cosmopolitan attractions, welcoming guests to enjoy a feast for the senses. From theatres to restaurants, parks to spas, shopping to cultural icons, whatever holiday you’re looking for, hotels in the South East offer something for everyone.

From Buckinghamshire to Hampshire, Berkshire to Sussex and the blissful tranquility of Surrey, the South East has it all.

Last updated: May 21, 2024