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Macdonald Elmers Court Hotel & Resort

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South Baddesley Road, New Forest National Park Hampshire, Lymington SO41 5ZB England
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What you can expect during your stay
  • All linens sanitised in high-temperature wash
  • Face masks required for guests in public areas
  • Face masks required for staff in public areas
  • Floors marked for social distancing
  • Hand sanitiser available to guests & staff
  • Regularly sanitised high-traffic areas
Updated 16/05/21 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
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#6 of 7 in Lymington
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Macdonald Elmers Court Hotel & Resort is an idyllic retreat located on the stunning Solent Coast, only 15 minutes’ walk from the nearby town of Lymington. This New Forest hotel is a quick 5-minute walk from Lymington Pier train station and a short 30-minute journey from Southampton Airport. The Macdonald Elmers Court Hotel & Resort is the ideal venue for a weekend break or a romantic wedding in the Hampshire countryside. Swim in the indoor or seasonal outdoor pool, as one of the few hotels in New Forest with a spa, why not book in for a spa treatment? Or simply relax in the spacious accommodation. Located on the edge of the New Forest National Park, you'll find Macdonald Elmers Court, a magnificent 23-acre country estate. Perfect lawns and landscaped gardens surround the Tudor style manor house offering beautiful views over the Solent. Many say that Elmers is where the forest meets the sea. The impressive manor house in the centre of the estate has been previously used as a spy training school and boasts the most beautiful lawns and gardens. The 19th-century manor house overlooks our Queen Mary lawn and the Lymington River. Admire the views over the nearby marina, soak up the sun on the swimming pool terraces, or play croquet or tennis in the shade of tall and stately trees. Nearby you'll find the gorgeous Georgian town of Lymington, which is also the port for the regular ferry service to the Isle of Wight. Further afield, you'll find the North Solent Nature Reserve, Beaulieu Estate, Paultons Family Theme Park and many maritime attractions such as Buckler's Hard. Choose from two excellent restaurants on-site; Our Solent Restaurant, where we serve delicious afternoon teas, as well as our superb, relaxed dining menu. For a sophisticated dining experience, visit The Waterford Restaurant, where you'll experience great British food amidst the most spectacular landscapes. Join us for a post-dinner nightcap at our beautiful wood-panelled Tudors lounge and bar within our main manor house, the perfect place to relax and unwind. Being one of the finest luxury hotels within Lymington, Elmer Court offers exquisite food and beautifully landscaped gardens that create the perfect oasis for a relaxing or romantic break away. Our outstanding, personal customer service will set your holiday apart. If you want to explore further afield, there's plenty to keep you entertained. Macdonald Elmers Court Hotel and Resort is the ideal base for an array of outdoor activities, from horse riding to paddle boarding or exploring New Forest National Park's best. We are close to Bournemouth and Southampton towns, less than 30 minutes from the M27. Our well-kept grounds are ideal for team building events. Our conference facilities can accommodate up to 120 delegates; our hotel provides a relaxing and comfortable retreat from the office's stresses and strains. We have a range of technologies along with uncompromised luxury. Not only do we have complimentary Wi-Fi, parking we are one of the only hotels in New Forest with an outdoor pool, and Thermal Spa. Macdonald Elmers Court Hotel & Resort is indeed one of the best hotels in the New Forest - for every occasion from weddings to corporate events and VIP meetings. Our staff look forward to welcoming you during your upcoming visit.
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free internet
Pool
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Bar / lounge
Hiking
Squash
Business Centre with Internet Access
Secured parking
Wifi
Indoor pool
Outdoor pool
Heated pool
Fitness / spa changing rooms
Sauna
Restaurant
Breakfast buffet
Breakfast in the room
Tennis court
Conference facilities
Banquet room
Meeting rooms
Spa
Facial treatments
Foot massage
Head massage
Massage
Solarium
Baggage storage
Newspaper
Non-smoking hotel
Shared lounge / TV area
24-hour check-in
24-hour front desk
Dry cleaning
Laundry service
Self-serve laundry
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Allergy-free room
Blackout curtains
Desk
Interconnected rooms available
Private balcony
Kitchenette
Flatscreen TV
Bath / shower
Bathrobes
Room service
Seating area
Wardrobe / wardrobe
Bottled water
Clothes rack
Iron
Private bathrooms
Wake-up service / alarm clock
Refrigerator
Electric kettle
Radio
Complimentary toiletries
Hair dryer
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Non-smoking rooms
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English, German, Polish
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J Ford-Cordes wrote a review Today
Darlington, United Kingdom18 contributions2 helpful votes
We have just got home from a wonderful night at this fabulous hotel! A huge thank you to Kirsty, Lloyd, the reception team and your amazing barman at the Tudor bar- they all made our trip so special. Our room (2a) was lovely, as was all the hotel in fact, but it really is the staff members who made it a treat for us.
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Date of stay: May 2022Trip type: Travelled
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Swifty wrote a review 9 May
Fareham, United Kingdom2 contributions1 helpful vote
My stay at the hotel was a complimentary stay/ compensation for a hideous stay at another MacDonald hotel and I have to say they redeemed themselves. I stayed overnight with my 12 year old son. The hotel is in a beautiful setting and is beautifully maintained. The main house is stunning as you arrive. Upon entering the reception hall we were greeted by a very smiley Lucy, who explained where we could find everything we may need around the hotel and grounds, even giving us a map. Our room was spacious and clean with a full size bath and walk in shower and had a small balcony with bistro table and chairs. We were in a family room and my only concern would have been that the bunk beds would have definitely been too small/ short for my children had we stayed as a whole family. We were able to use the leisure facilities - the pool was warm and clean. We dined in the restaurant/ bar attached to the leisure club and were served cheerfully by Dan. Breakfast was also excellent with a huge selection to choose from. Upon check-out we were greeted cheerfully by Lucy again and Sandra, who quickly and easily sorted a very minor issue. Thank you for a lovely stay, my son keeps asking when we can come again!
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Date of stay: May 2022Trip type: Travelled
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Response from Mark Watts, Owner at Macdonald Elmers Court Hotel & Resort
Responded 4 days ago
Dear Venture15123359705, Thank you so much for your lovely review. I will be sure to pass on your comments to the team and we hope you will join us again soon. Kind regards, Mark Watts General Manager
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Nathalie L wrote a review 5 May
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We visited here for a wedding. It is a really beautiful hotel with lovely facilities. It is very clean. The rooms are simple but very comfortable and homely. The grounds are lovely to walk around and are kept in amazing condition. It is easy to travel here, as my husband came via public transport. I drove and there is ample parking. The staff are very friendly and helpful. My only suggestion would be that when people state they have dietary requirements this is considered a little more as we had a couple of issues. For instance a vegan being sent a standard full English breakfast and also, the following day being given dairy butter when ordering The vegan full English. Otherwise a lovely stay!
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Date of stay: May 2022Trip type: Travelled
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Response from Mark Watts, Owner at Macdonald Elmers Court Hotel & Resort
Responded 1 week ago
Dear M711YRnathaliel, Thank you for your review. I am glad you enjoyed your stay. I will speak to the restaurant team and ensure this is not repeated again. Please accept my apologies for this. We hope you will visit us again in the future. Kind regards, Mark Watts General Manager
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barrysim0n wrote a review Apr 2022
Cheltenham, United Kingdom1 contribution
We had a splendid week. This was helped by perfect weather. We have been going to Elmers for many years and the previous high standard has been maintained The setting is enhanced by the proximity to the IOW fery which is five minutes walk and nearby Exbury Gardens are just magnificent for the whole family in spring
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Date of stay: April 2022
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Dear barrysim0n, Thank you for your review. I am delighted you enjoyed your stay with us. We look forward to seeing you again soon. Kind regards, Mark Watts General Manager
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Christy B wrote a review Apr 2022
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Another lovely peaceful and comfortable stay at Elmers Court in well equipped appartment. Outdoor pool looked very inviting but too chilly in April! indoor pool, sauna and steam were much used by our family. The views over the Lymington River are beautiful and situated very close to the town with its inspiring shops, cafes and Saturday market. Plenty to do - a variety of walks in the New Forest, walk by the sea, nature reserve at Keyhaven, cycling, horse riding, art galleries, spoilt for choice.
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Dear ChrstyB1172, Thank you for your review. I am delighted you enjoyed your stay and we look forward to seeing you again soon. Kind regards, Mark Watts General Manager
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Al Moss49 wrote a review Apr 2022
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We had a very enjoyable stay at Elmers Court with a great apartment having lovely views over the Solent. The resort has good facilities including tennis courts and a gym. So all in all a very good spot for a holiday.
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Responded 2 weeks ago
Dear Cardiffvisitor49, Thank you for your review. We hope to see you again soon. Kind regards, Mark Watts General Manager
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DebTrewin wrote a review Apr 2022
South Harting, United Kingdom1 contribution
We had a lovely stay in Solent View and the view was amazing. The grounds and accomodation are very well kept. Had a nice meal in the retaurant. The children enjoyed the pitch and putt and to top it all the weather was more like summer thatn early spring. Looking forward to our next visit.
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Dear DebTrewin, Thank you for your review. I'm delighted the weather was kind to you. We look forward to your next visit. Kind regards, Mark Watts General Manager
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gregduncan2022 wrote a review Apr 2022
Watford, United Kingdom1 contribution
We had a great time staying in self catering lodge with our two children aged 5 & 7. Large stunning grounds with plenty of space to play in. Great swimming pool with area for adults to swim and shallow part for kids to play. Would happily stay again.
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Dear gregduncan2022, Thank you for your review. I am so glad you made the most of our beautiful grounds and facilities. Kind regards, Mark Watts General Manager
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Pathfinder4558 wrote a review Apr 2022
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Everything was provided in our cottage apartment for an excellent stay ! Lymington is so quaint and pretty ! 5 minute walk to the Isle of Wight Ferry for those Wanting to visit ! The grounds are beautifully maintained and we enjoyed walking down the bottom of the garden to watch the IOW ferries go past! Overall a lovely stay, great staff - so kind and friendly !
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Dear Pathfinder4558, Thank you for your review. We hope to see you again soon here at Elmers Court. Kind regards Mark Watts General Manager
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mtibbitts2021 wrote a review Apr 2022
Poynton, United Kingdom2 contributions
Everything is of the highest quality and the staff are superb, accommodation is second to none, the facilities wonderful, the grounds magnificent. The views over The Solent are magnificent, the ferry passing by is always interesting. Location for the New Forest is brilliant.
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Dear mtibitts2021, Thank you for your lovely review. We do hope you can visit us again soon. Kind regards, Mark Watts General Manager
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$144 - $518 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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United KingdomEnglandHampshireNew Forest National Park HampshireLymington
NUMBER OF ROOMS
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Frequently Asked Questions about Macdonald Elmers Court Hotel & Resort
Which popular attractions are close to Macdonald Elmers Court Hotel & Resort?
Nearby attractions include The Solent Way Walk (0.1 km), Lymington Sea Water Baths (0.7 km), and Lymington Yacht Haven (1.0 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Macdonald Elmers Court Hotel & Resort?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include an indoor pool, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge.
Which room amenities are available at Macdonald Elmers Court Hotel & Resort?
Top room amenities include a kitchenette, a flat screen TV, and a refrigerator.
What food & drink options are available at Macdonald Elmers Court Hotel & Resort?
Guests can enjoy an on-site restaurant and a lounge during their stay.
Is parking available at Macdonald Elmers Court Hotel & Resort?
Yes, free parking and secured parking are available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Macdonald Elmers Court Hotel & Resort?
Conveniently located restaurants include The Elderflower Lymington, Koh Thai, and Cafe Tres Bon.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Macdonald Elmers Court Hotel & Resort?
Yes, guests have access to an indoor pool, a fitness centre, and a sauna during their stay.
Are any cleaning services offered at Macdonald Elmers Court Hotel & Resort?
Yes, dry cleaning and laundry service are offered to guests.
Does Macdonald Elmers Court Hotel & Resort offer any business services?
Yes, it conveniently offers a business centre, meeting rooms, and a banquet room.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Macdonald Elmers Court Hotel & Resort?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English, German, and Polish.