With 21 bedrooms, an award winning spa, indoor and outdoor heated pools and a great restaurant, the hotel offers a superb retreat in Britain’s most popular national park. Set in the heart of the New Forest, with wonderful views over the surrounding woodland and heathland, New Park Manor was once the favourite hunting lodge of King Charles II. Now part of the Luxury Family Hotel collection, it has recently undergone a multi-million pound refurbishment and is set to become the finest new luxury hotel in the New Forest.
From the moment guests step into the light, welcoming entrance hall, and see the beautiful stripped wood floors and rugs in the lounges, with comfy sofas just waiting to be sunk into, it’s clear this is a place that will be special.
The building comprises an original 17th century manor house, where the lounge areas, restaurant and many bedrooms can be found, as well as a more modern extension. There is also a great Cinema Room that can be used as a function room, and with its large bi-folding doors opening out on the gardens with views of the Forest beyond. The 13 bedrooms in the main manor house have all been totally refurbished and now feature a blend of contemporary and traditional styles, with soft, comfortable beds, bright cushions, textured throws and great artwork throughout. All are very individual in style, and named after members of the family who lived in the Manor House in the 1940s. From rooms in the eaves with sloping ceilings and exposed beams to more spacious Country Classic bedrooms, many of which have wonderful views over the forest, and the grand Manor Deluxe rooms. The eight Forest Rooms, located in the newer part of the hotel, are named after the different tress that can be found in the Forest and all have been refurbished in bright, contemporary style.
The award-winning Bath House Spa is a highlight for any stay at the hotel. Known as the ‘Spa in the Forest’, it blends in with its surroundings and combines fun for all the family with top quality treatments and facilities. A swim in its 16 metre pool can be enjoyed whilst taking in the panoramic views and a soak in the outdoor Canadian hot tub also gives the chance to absorb the sights and sounds of the forest. Other facilities include thermal rooms (sauna, steam room and sanarium), hydrotherapy and spa pool, a Kneipps foot spa, experience shower, relaxation rooms and fitness suite.
Food at New Park Manor is a treat for everyone, with a choice of eating areas, including the newly refurbished Stag Restaurant, with its wooden floors and clean table settings; the fabulous Garden Room, with its windows overlooking the gardens and contemporary floral theme, as well as the Chef’s Dining Room for smaller groups and private parties. The lounge, with its comfortable sofas and huge fireplace, is the perfect spot for a delicious afternoon tea or aperitif before dinner.