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Buxted Park Hotel

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Why We Love This Hotel

  • This "attractive" (The AA) hotel occupies an elegant Grade II-listed mansion dating from the 18th century
  • The property is set in over 300 acres of parkland featuring lakes and a deer park
  • Ashdown Forest, where Henry VIII used to hunt and where AA Milne found inspiration for Winnie-the-Pooh, is a 15-minute drive away
  • The hotel's fine-dining restaurant holds two AA Rosettes

94%
"So pleased we booked this break. The hotel was lovely with friendly but efficient staff. Grounds were great for a relaxing stroll to the lake. Dinner was ok but could be better. Breakfast was good."
Julia
Aug 20, 2019 - Leigh-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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Rooms & Rates

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Overview

Buxted Park Hotel is set on a 312-acre estate roamed by fallow deer, in rural East Sussex. This AA 4-Red-Star lodging occupies a striking Palladian mansion dating from the 18th century, and has hosted suitably grand guests including William Wordsworth, Winston Churchill and Marlon Brando.

Glyndebourne, the renowned opera house, is a 20-minute drive away, while National Trust property Wakehurst Place -- an Elizabethan manor with ornamental gardens -- and Anne Boleyn's childhood home Hever Castle, are within 35 minutes' drive. The hilltop town of Rye, "often described as England's quaintest town… a little nugget of the past" (Lonely Planet), takes an hour to reach by car.

Ornate columns, intricate plasterwork and a gilt coat of arms decorate Buxted Park Hotel's grand lobby lounge. Guests can relax with coffee, cocktails and afternoon tea by the fireplace in the bar, which features high ceilings, chandeliers and floor-to-ceiling windows, and dine in the 2-AA-Rosette restaurant. There's also a terrace with views of the grounds.

Classic Rooms are split between the main house and the garden wing. Executive Rooms are larger than Classic Rooms and are in the garden wing. Wi-Fi is free.

Amenities

General

  • Infant cots / cribs
  • Bar
  • Newspaper / magazines
  • Extra beds / roll away beds
  • Games room
  • Restaurant
  • No pets allowed
  • 100% smoke-free

Services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Laundry / dry cleaning
  • Room service (limited hours)
  • Business center
  • Safe in reception

Room amenities

  • Air-conditioning
  • Central heating
  • Coffee / tea-making facilities
  • Fridge
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Outdoor space for some rooms
  • Safe
  • Sitting area
  • Flatscreen TV

Internet

  • Complimentary Wi-Fi throughout

Bathroom

  • Bathrobes and slippers
  • Hair-dryer
  • Luxury toiletries
  • Bathtub or shower

Parking

  • Complimentary parking

Accessibility

  • Accessible bathroom in some rooms
  • Accessible meeting room
  • Accessible parking
  • Accessible path of travel
  • Accessible restaurant
  • Facilities for guests with special needs
  • Roll-in shower
  • Wheelchair accessible

Policies

Check-in: Standard Time is 3pm.
Minimum age required to check in: 18.

Checkout: Standard Time is 11am.

Children and additional guests: Crib/Pack 'n Play available upon request, free of charge, for children 3 and under.
Extra bedding not available for older children and adults.
Please use the Special Request field to confirm the age of the third guest.
Breakfast is included.

Pets: No pets allowed.

Cancellation: Cancellation policy & booking conditions vary by 'rate plan'. These will be displayed on the payment page after you have searched for your dates and selected a rate.

Have a Question? Contact Travelzoo.

Customer Service available Mon-Sun, 9am-9pm ET

Winner: People's Choice Stevie Awards for Favorite Customer Service

Rates may vary by date, are subject to availability and are not guaranteed until your purchase is complete.

Please note: Some amenities and services may not be available in all rooms or may incur an additional charge. All prices stated have been verified at the time of publication and may vary at the discretion of the hotel.

94%
Enjoyed This
(87 Member Ratings)
Ratings & reviews reflect verified member feedback for Buxted Park Hotel (Handpicked Hotels) over the past 15 months.
4.4 Ambiance
4.7 Location
4.5 Rooms
4.7 Quality of Service
4.3 Value for the Money
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Enjoyed Most
So pleased we booked this break. The hotel was lovely with friendly but efficient staff. Grounds were great for a relaxing stroll to the lake. Dinner was ok but could be better. Breakfast was good.
Julia Aug 20, 2019 Leigh-on-Sea, United Kingdom
Enjoyed Most
Fantastic
Julie Aug 20, 2019 Eastbourne, United Kingdom
Enjoyed Most
This is a stunningly beautiful hotel and setting. It is a luxury hotel and the room was very comfortable
Other Comments
A series of issues arose during our stay connected with service in the bar and the restaurant followed by housekeeping failing to service our room. We did discuss this with management and to their credit they dealt with our comments well and followed up in a very positive way.
Geoff Aug 19, 2019 Saint Neots, United Kingdom
Enjoyed Most
Very pleasant and relaxing
Pam Aug 18, 2019 Hockley, United Kingdom
Enjoyed Most
Really good for a weekend away. Service from staff could not have been better. Extensive grounds to wander in.
David Aug 14, 2019 Abingdon, United Kingdom
Enjoyed Most
First rate stay
Paul Aug 12, 2019 Hastings, United Kingdom
Enjoyed Most
A very pleasant two days with excellent meals and service from all the staff
John Aug 09, 2019 Esher, United Kingdom
Enjoyed Most
Very enjoyable
george Aug 08, 2019 Chichester, United Kingdom
Enjoyed Most
We were fortunate to be upgraded by the hotel (without asking) to a suite which was fabulous. Lovely staff.
Other Comments
I think perhaps Travelzoo should make it clear in their offer clear that although a £35 per person allowance is made for dinner a discretionary 10% service charge is added to all restaurant bills, which means to the whole of one’s dinner bill. We were very happy with the service and chose to pay this but it could come as a bit of a shock!
Anthony Aug 07, 2019 Brentwood, United Kingdom
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Poor service at the meal on Sunday but was very well resolved at checkout by the duty manager.
Alan Aug 07, 2019 Benfleet, United Kingdom

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