Brockenhurst, United Kingdom

Balmer Lawn Hotel

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Why We Love It

  • One of the larger hotels in the New Forest, with walking & cycling trails on its doorstep
  • There are squash & tennis courts, & two swimming pools
  • The “impressive” restaurant has an AA-Rosette and there is a spa with treatments available
  • The bedrooms were recently refurbished & have free WiFi

95% (350 Member Ratings)

"Friendly Staff. The ambiance and the breakfast was very good."
Oct 16, 2016
Southampton, United Kingdom


Map & Directions

The nearest airport is at Southampton, a 30-minute drive away, or take the train to Brockenhurst, a 5-minute drive or 15-minute walk from the hotel. If you’re driving, there is free parking on site.

Rooms & Rates

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On the edge of Brockenhurst village, Balmer Lawn Hotel is one of the larger hotels in the New Forest National Park, with 54 rooms. It’s a peaceful spot, though -- ponies graze nearby, the Lymington River trickles past, and there are plenty of walking and cycling trails to choose from.

The hotel is almost a destination in itself -- a former 19th-century hunting lodge, it housed the Canadian army in World War II (secret D-Day landing documents were found during a recent renovation). Today, there’s plenty to keep guests entertained. There are two pools (one outdoor, one indoor), squash and tennis courts, and a spa with a range of treatments available (charges apply). Brockenhurst Manor Golf Club is a 5-minute drive away. Also worth a visit are the Beaulieu Motor Museum (a 15-minute drive), and the Exbury Gardens & Steam Museum (20 minutes by car).

In the evenings, the AA-Rosette Beresford’s restaurant serves “impressive” (The AA Restaurant Guide) fare, such as double baked salmon soufflé and beetroot cream, monkfish wrapped in parma ham, and chocolate and orange mousse cake. The terrace is open during fine weather, and a Sunday carvery is accompanied by live music until 3:30pm.

The 54 individually decorated rooms were recently refurbished -- expect views of the countryside and cricket pitch, and free WiFi. Some Superior Rooms have balconies, and there are four-poster rooms with views of the forest. Family rooms are available and there are DVDs, game consoles and games available to borrow. Dogs are welcome. 



  • Infant cots / cribs
  • Bar
  • Newspaper / magazines
  • Extra beds / roll away beds
  • Gym / fitness center
  • Hot Tub / Jacuzzi
  • Indoor pool
  • Outdoor pool
  • Restaurant
  • Sauna / Steam Room
  • Pet-friendly
  • Spa
  • 100% smoke-free


  • 24-hour front desk
  • Baby-sitting service on request
  • Beauty treatments / massages (fees apply)
  • Currency exchange / ATM
  • Express check-in / checkout
  • Room service (limited hours)
  • Safe in reception

Room amenities

  • Central heating
  • Coffee / tea-making facilities
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Sitting area
  • Flatscreen TV


  • Complimentary Wi-Fi throughout


  • Hair-dryer
  • Luxury toiletries
  • Bathtub (in some rooms)


  • Complimentary parking

Please note: Some amenities may not be available in all rooms and some amenities or services incur an additional charge and are subject to change. Please check with the hotel directly.


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

Checkout: Standard checkout time: 11am

Children and additional guests: Extra guest charges will apply as follows: £30 per night for children aged 12 and under. This includes breakfast. Extra beds are on request and must be requested upon booking.
Infant's cot/crib are available in Superior and Family Rooms only, free of charge, for children aged 2 and under.
There is no extra bed for older children and adults.
Supplements are not included automatically in the total price and will be charged directly by the hotel. See room descriptions and rate policies for information about room occupancy and prices.

Pets: Dogs are allowed on request and will be charged at £20 per dog, per night. Supplements are not included automatically in the total price and will be charged directly by the hotel.

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.

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

The room rates listed are for double occupancy per room unless otherwise stated and exclude tax recovery charges and service fees.

*Unless otherwise stated, Travelzoo-exclusive extras are valid once per stay (based on two adults sharing). Value is an estimate based on double occupancy. Extras are only included with Member Rates and may not be available on all dates. Extras are non-transferable and have no cash value. Total value may vary depending on time of booking and availability. When included, breakfast may be limited to 2 guests per stay subject to hotel’s discretion. Other restrictions may apply; see our T&Cs for details.

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350 Member Reviews
(95% Positive)
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Enjoyed Most: Friendly Staff. The ambiance and the breakfast was very good.
John Oct 16, 2016 Southampton, United Kingdom
Enjoyed Most: Location, warm and welcoming and cosy atmosphere at the Hotel,. Breakfast was delicious, beautifully cooked, not over plated.
Other Comments: Staff always with ready smile, courteous and efficient. Lovely Hotel to go back to, too expensive for us unless on a special offer!
Chris Oct 14, 2016 Near Salisbury, United Kingdom
Enjoyed Most: The whole experience was wonderful.The staff are amazing,so helpful,nothing is too much trouble.The food is exceptional,a truly talented chef.The hotel has a wonderful relaxed atmosphere with beautiful furnishings. We would love to visit again soon.
Other Comments: Thank you so much to each and everyone who made our few days wonderful,it felt like a week,only wished it had been!!
Lesley Oct 12, 2016 Northfleet, United Kingdom
Enjoyed Most: We enjoyed all of our stay. The staff were so friendly and helpful. Food was brilliant. Hotel was lovely and clean and comfortable. Didnt want to leave.
Caroline Oct 12, 2016 Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
Enjoyed Most: Everything about our stay was excellent
Other Comments: Staff extremely helpful. Hotel facilities very clean and cosy
Lynn Oct 11, 2016 Sundridge, United Kingdom
Enjoyed Most: - the location was lovely - the facilities are very good
Other Comments: - did not receive a welcome glass of prosecco, even though this was clearly stated as an inclusion on our booking. - specifically noted in the special request section of our booking that we were travelling with a 1 year old child. This seemed to have been ignored, however, as no arrangements were made to include a child cot, and so my wife and I (who were celebrating our 5 year wedding anniversary) ended up sharing the (double) bed with our child.
Stephen Oct 10, 2016 London, United Kingdom
Enjoyed Most: The location.
Other Comments: Should have upgraded our room, the bed was a standard double, we haven't come across a hotel in years that has this size bed. The bath also was also tiny, didn't think it would be a problem but after a few hours cycling I would have enjoyed a long soak.
julie Oct 08, 2016 Worthing, United Kingdom
Enjoyed Most: Great location. Very comfortable room and really friendly staff.
Allison Oct 07, 2016 Holt, Norfolk, United Kingdom
Enjoyed Most: Position to village.
Other Comments: The indoor pool was cold!! Breakfast cooked food could be fresher.
Mr S J Oct 07, 2016 Cookham, United Kingdom
Enjoyed Most: The location in the New Forest. The warm welcome on the first day and the help from reception on the second day. The quality of food, presentation and service of the evening meal.
Other Comments: Threadbare carpet in room 15, poor quality breakfast on the third morning with no satisfaction from staff in the breakfast room or on reception, possibly due to change of staff rota. This was very noticable.
Eddie Oct 07, 2016 Beccles, United Kingdom

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