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

"Staff were outstanding and just had a really lovely night away! Food was wonderful as well....Location was perfect!"
Apr 23, 2019 - St Leonards on sea, United Kingdom
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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.

The elegant bedrooms have free Wi-Fi. Some bedrooms are in a garden wing.



  • 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


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.

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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.

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(90 Member Ratings)
Ratings & reviews reflect verified member feedback for Buxted Park Hotel (Handpicked Hotels) over the past 15 months.
4.5 Ambiance
4.7 Location
4.5 Rooms
4.8 Quality of Service
4.5 Value for the Money
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Enjoyed Most
Staff were outstanding and just had a really lovely night away! Food was wonderful as well....Location was perfect!
Tina Apr 23, 2019 St Leonards on sea, United Kingdom
Enjoyed Most
Lovely staff, the grounds are amazing, lovely clean rooms with good linens & comfy bed
Other Comments
They were busy preparing for a wedding & it looks like a perfect venue, they were making it look beautiful for the wedding party
kathy Apr 21, 2019 Hove, United Kingdom
Enjoyed Most
The food, the service and the general ambience.
Other Comments
We love this hotel! The (standard) rooms are not huge but are nicely furnished and sparkling clean. The staff cannot be faulted and the food is fabulous.
Mary Apr 21, 2019 Billericay, United Kingdom
Enjoyed Most
The feelo g of being welcome and valued. The beautiful relaxing setting.
Other Comments
Looking forward to a return visit
Linda Apr 21, 2019 Fareham, United Kingdom
Other Comments
Food very expensive over the top. Two scollops for 16 pounds small glass of wine £10.50.
Mr. Roland Apr 06, 2019 Colchester, United Kingdom
Enjoyed Most
Overall venue and grounds
Other Comments
Room cold, heating broken. Dinner menu, high end prices for mediocre food
Geoffrey Apr 05, 2019 Peacehaven, United Kingdom
Enjoyed Most
Everything - great staff, excellent food and lovely grounds - the best Travelzoo we have had.
Other Comments
Can't wait to return for another visit.
Andrew Apr 03, 2019 Clifton, United Kingdom
Enjoyed Most
The grounds are what makes it truly special but all the staff are lovely and helpful.
Other Comments
I have taken a star off since we had some workers with a large noisy lift doing repair work right outside our room making noise and dust. No one mentioned this to us on arrival at the desk. However, I happened to mention it to someone on the staff in passing and she herself came back to offer us one of two other rooms. We appreciated her effort and moved upstairs to a different room. However, they really shouldn't have been booking out this room at all in my opinion. You couldn't have used the terrace anyway. I would be most careful before booking next time. Otherwise it's a great place. The dining/breakfast room is very claustraphobic and in my opinion unattractive. A shame they don't always use the Orangery.
kate Apr 03, 2019 Twickenham, United Kingdom
Enjoyed Most
The location and the staff
Other Comments
The reception hall was drab and not inviting. It appears that the main function for Buxted Park Hotel is for weddings, above all else. The dining room has no windows. Considering the price to stay at BPH, the general appearance is tired. When checking out of the hotel, I was charged for drinks which I had not had the previous evening. The receptionist dealt with this and gave me a further discount.
Thomas Apr 02, 2019 Romford, United Kingdom
Enjoyed Most
Excellent location
Other Comments
Beautiful building and accommodation with friendly, helpful staff and good food
Nick Mar 29, 2019 Worthing, United Kingdom

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