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The Master Builder's House Hotel

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With its stunning location in the New Forest overlooking the Beaulieu River, this historic hotel at Buckler's Hard offers a relaxing stay of quirky but affordable luxury. Tuck into a pint and a snack in the Yachtsman's Bar & Gardens, or treat yourself to a sumptuous meal in the Riverside Restaurant. Most importantly, relax and enjoy every minute of your time with us.
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Free Parking
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Wheelchair Access
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Eastleigh Airport18 km
Bournebouth Intl Airport29 km
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Service was exceptional at the price we paid -e.g shown to room - treated as individuals friendly and very welcoming staff. Room was clean and comfortable with a good power shower and the hotel and its location fascinating as well as beautiful. Restaurant cuisine was...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stayed here for one night. Loved the Yachtsman bar, sat near an open fire and sampled the three real ales on offer, all in good condition. The dinner was enjoyed muchly. Chef came to talk to us about a food allergy concern. Room was...More

Thank Fatbuoy
Response from Kara B, General Manager at The Master Builder's House HotelResponded 6 days ago

Dear guest Thank you for taking the time to write a review following on from your recent stay with us. I am delighted to hear that you enjoyed your time with us, and I do hope that we might have the pleasure of welcoming you...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Was hosting some foreign nationals and wanted a quick lunch, somewhere nice without being too fancy. The MB hits the mark almost completely. Ordered baguettes as these were promised to be the fast-food end of the menu.... They took quite a while but were delicious...More

Thank Origami_kid
Response from Kara B, General Manager at The Master Builder's House HotelResponded 6 days ago

Dear guest Thank you for taking the time to write a review on your recent lunch with us. I am pleased to hear that you enjoyed your lunch, and our location and I hope that we might have the chance to welcome you back in...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I was surprised to read reviews which complained about the room and the food. We loved our quirky room at the top of the old house and I even saw the lady ghost. The food we had was excellent and sufficient, even though the Waitress...More

Thank moncol2017
Response from Kara B, General Manager at The Master Builder's House HotelResponded 6 days ago

Dear guest Thank you for taking the time to write a lovely review on your recent stay with us. I am delighted to hear that you enjoyed your stay and that you plan to return, we very much look forward to welcoming you back! Kara...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Despite booking a particular room by phone, we were very disappointed to find it was not available. The hotel admitted it was their error and were extremely apologetic and went out of their way to rectify the situation. We were very impressed by the level...More

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Response from Kara B, General Manager at The Master Builder's House HotelResponded 6 days ago

Dear Julia Thank you for taking the time to review your recent stay with us. Please accept my apologies again with our error on reserving a particular room for you, but I am relieved to hear that it was dealt with well. I am pleased...More

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Response from Vicky D | Reviewed this property |
It would be a good idea to update all round. There was nothing mentioned when we stayed there.
January 25, 2017|
Response from Kara B | Property representative |
Good Evening, Thank you for considering staying at our venue. So sorry but we only allow 2 dogs at a time in our bedrooms. We do have ground floor rooms that are dog friendly which are located in our Henry Adams wing... More
Room Tips
"The character rooms are in the old house."
4 weeks ago
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"Room 20 double aspect windows and a view to die for!!"
Oct. 23, 2018
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"The new wing would be our choice"
Oct. 8, 2018
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"We did not stay just had the afternoon tea"
Oct. 5, 2018
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US$113 - US$225 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
master builders hotel
United KingdomEnglandNew ForestBucklers Hard
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