Buxted Park Hotel

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Why We Love It

  • Buxted Park Hotel is an "attractive" (The AA) Grade II-listed property that dates from the 18th-century
  • This AA 4-Red Star property sits within private grounds roamed by fallow deer 
  • There is a lounge, a bar & a 2-Rosette restaurant
  • It's in Uckfield, near Ashdown Forest, where Henry VIII used to hunt & where AA Milne found inspiration for Winnie the Pooh

100% (61 Member Ratings)

"the excellent customer service, the food, the quality of the bedding, toiletries and it was warm."
Apr 06, 2016
STAPLEHURST, United Kingdom

Map & Directions

The A26 and A22 junctions are a 4-minute drive from the hotel. Junction six of the M25 is a 45-minute drive, and the closest airport is Gatwick, which takes 42 minutes by car. Buxted railway station is four minutes away and offers links into London Bridge, London Victoria, Eastbourne and Brighton. Parking at the hotel is free.

Rooms & Rates

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This Georgian property sits in 312 acres of landscaped gardens roamed by fallow deer and bounded on one side by the River Uck. Boasting four AA Red Stars for its high standards of hospitality, Buxted Park Hotel has hosted William Wordsworth, Winston Churchill and Marlon Brando.

There are several public areas where you can relax and enjoy your surroundings. The Coat of Arms Lounge and Crystal Bar have high ceilings, chandeliers and views across the parkland. They serve coffees and cocktails, elevenses and afternoon tea. There is also a 2-AA-Rosette fine-dining restaurant. We like the sound of the Buxted Park venison, the locally sourced Sussex lamb and the chef's 7-course taster menu. There are whisky- and wine-tasting evenings, and guests can sign up for cookery courses. The hotel has 44 carefully furnished bedrooms, many with garden views. Wi-Fi is free.

National Trust property Wakehurst Place -- which is managed by the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew -- is a 30-minute drive away. It has pretty ornamental gardens and an Elizabethan mansion that is open throughout the winter. Bolney Vineyards and Hever Castle -- a 13th-century settlement, once the childhood home of Anne Boleyn -- are both within a 35-minute drive of the hotel. Bodiam Castle and Eastbourne are 45 minutes' drive away. The hilltop town of Rye, which is "often described as England's quaintest town… a little nugget of the past" (Lonely Planet), takes an hour by car.



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


  • 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


  • Complimentary Wi-Fi throughout


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


  • Complimentary parking


  • 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

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.

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.

Additional details: Pets not allowed Check-in time starts at 3pm Check-out time is 11am

Know Before You Go

  • A resort fee is included in the total price displayed.
  • Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.
  • The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.


The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Fee for buffet breakfast: GBP 15 per person (approximately)
  • Early check-in fee: GBP 50.00
  • Late check-out fee: GBP 50.00
  • Rollaway bed fee: GBP 15 per night

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Mandatory Fees and Taxes

The charges below are included in your overall room price:

  • Resort fee

We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

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Customer Service available 24 hours

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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100% Positive
(61 Member Reviews)
Ratings & reviews reflect verified member feedback for Buxted Park Hotel (Handpicked Hotels) over the past 15 months.
4.5 Ambiance
4.6 Location
4.4 Rooms
4.8 Quality of Service
4.6 Value for the Money
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Enjoyed Most
the excellent customer service, the food, the quality of the bedding, toiletries and it was warm.
Other Comments
all staff we very helpful and the receptionist kindly arranged to post two letters I had left behind which were found by housekeeping.
Beverley Apr 06, 2016 STAPLEHURST, United Kingdom
Enjoyed Most
We enjoyed the location of this beautiful building in the parkland and the space there is in the local surrounding. The view from our window was unimpeded and a joy to wake up to.
Other Comments
There seems to be a real challenge with some aspects e.g. we had to wait for a long while to be taken to the dining room. Some of the young waiters seemed a bit tense. Breakfast on Wednesday morning was not good enough compared with Thursday morning, especially the presentation. I do understand that there were 2 different venues for breakfast and that may have contributed to this situation. The continental meat board was very poor indeed. There were no bowls to put the very sparce fruit salad in and there was definitely a shortage of staff. Incidentally, both myself and another client complained about the over saltiness of our fish dish. There was also no Croft Original Cherry at the bar. Neither the Tio Pepe or Harveys was suitable for my taste buds. So I had water instead. There was no robe in our bedroom. Apart from these minor but important niggles, we enjoyed our stay. Most unpalatable of all was the visual appearance of the French Headwaiter's ONE CENTRAL TOOTH only.
Saira Apr 01, 2016 LONDON, United Kingdom
Enjoyed Most
Comfortable room and lovely grounds
Nicola Mar 30, 2016 Spalding, United Kingdom
Enjoyed Most
The attentive staff and delightful property. If something was wrong it was fixed immediately.
Other Comments
The dining room manager was an absolute delight, nothing was too much. He is an asset to the organisation. I was a bit surprised at the additional cost of room service, whilst the charges were clearly listed, the cost for a small portion of chips was £7.25
Pamela Mar 30, 2016 LondonLondon, United Kingdom
Enjoyed Most
Grounds, friendly staff, breakfast, afternoon tea.
Other Comments
Very impressed with Buxted Park, all aspects difficult to fault. Ambience, staff, food, service, room all A1.
ED Mar 29, 2016 BASINGSTOKE, United Kingdom
Enjoyed Most
Service and staff
sylvia Mar 27, 2016 Brighton, United Kingdom
Enjoyed Most
everything was excellent
Other Comments
Fantastic meal
linda Mar 27, 2016 Danbury, United Kingdom
Enjoyed Most
The rooms were excellent as was the breakfast and afternoon tea. We were especiaily impressed by Paul the maintenance man who worked all evening to get the heating going when there was a problem.
MARGARET Mar 26, 2016 Ryde Isle of Wight, United Kingdom
Enjoyed Most
The staff were lovely, the whole hotel is very tired, especially the rooms, not including the bathroom which was tip top. The room was very very noisey as the corridor floors were wooden and every time people walk past the whole room vibrates, also from the corridor above the room. The afternoon tea was fabulous and so was the breakfast.
Christina Mar 20, 2016 Haywards Heath, United Kingdom
Enjoyed Most
Superb service and friendliness of every member of staff
Alison Mar 14, 2016 Southampton, United Kingdom

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