Family / Child Friendly
Free Parking on Premises
Open Fire / Wood Burner
Price per night: From £ 85
Located in Lyndhurst Village, Hampshire, The Crown Manor House Hotel combines historical allure with modern luxury. As a Grade 1 listed boutique hotel dating from the 15th century, it provides a unique stay in the New Forest National Park, offering modern amenities alongside its rich heritage.
Guests are welcomed into a parquet-floored reception area, featuring a gold velvet and brown leather kissing seat. The hotel presents a choice of an antique gate lift or a grand staircase to access its 50 rooms. These rooms, each with distinct designs reflecting the hotel’s historical character, offer views over St Michael’s and All Angels Church. They are furnished with antiques, Himalayan duvets, and vintage-style phones, and the bathrooms include local toiletries and roll-top baths.
The dining experience, led by chef Oliver Richings, aims for a second AA rosette. It features dishes like confit duck with poached duck egg and braised lamb shoulder with mini shepherd’s pie. Guests can enjoy a two-for-one cocktail hour and a tiered afternoon tea with homemade cakes and pastries. Breakfast includes a full English option and a variety of cold dishes.
The hotel’s location on Lyndhurst’s high street offers easy access to local shops, bars, and forest walks. Attractions like the New Forest Museum and the New Forest Reptile Centre are nearby. The hotel provides a large private car park and facilities for bikes and dogs.
Its interiors reflect its historical background, with Tudor timbered gables and Victorian bay windows. The library, bar & grill, and lounge offer elegant relaxation spaces. The absence of a gym or swimming pool is compensated by unique amenities like a boardgame cupboard and a library with local magazines.
Accommodation options range from snug rooms to superior rooms with king-size beds. The Four Poster Rooms feature king-size beds and luxurious bathrooms, showcasing elegance and tradition.
The Crown Manor House Hotel in Lyndhurst stands out for its blend of historical charm and modern convenience, making it an attractive destination in the New Forest National Park. Its strategic location, exceptional dining, and attentive service cater to those seeking a memorable stay.