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Swansea
Reviewed 1 week ago

Hotel in the New Forrest at Bucklers Hard, lovely secluded location, friendly attentive staff, great food, well equipped comfortable rooms, first class food in Bar & Restaurant, Lovely traditional country pub attached with first class staff & well kept real ale & first class bar food.

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Andy M, General Manager at The Master Builder's House Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Matt, Thank you for your lovely review. I am pleased to hear you enjoyed all aspects of our hotel during your recent stay. I will pass on your comments to the entire team and we look forward to welcoming you back in the near future. Kind Regards Andy Mellor

West Malling, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed here for just the one night, and wish it had been longer! Thus, definitely hope that we will return sometime in the near future. Staff were all very friendly, attentive and welcoming of us and the dog. The dog too was very impressed with the bed that was provided for him in the room together with his choice...

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Andy M, General Manager at The Master Builder's House Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for you glowing review the entire team will be thrilled that you and your doggy had such a lovely weekend. Next time you visit I can highly recommend the Free range breast of chicken with gravy & Baker's Sprinkles for your doggy! Kind Regards Andy Mellor

Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were married in the hotel and stayed the weekend. The physical location of the hotel was perfect for the wedding and the facilities excellent, both for the ceremony and the reception. The organisation was first class and the staff all extremely friendly. The pub/bar is very relaxed and atmospheric serving good(but expensive) pub food. Breakfast was excellent. I highly...

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Andy M, General Manager at The Master Builder's House Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Graeme, Thank you so much for taking the time to leave us your feedback - and thank you for choosing our venue for your special occasion. I will pass on your lovely comments to the entire team who will be thrilled that they all made such a great impression. Kind Regards Andy Mellor

Oxford, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have stayed here on a number of occasions, and it's always been great. We always ask for Agamemnon because it has a fabulous view. The food isn't amazing, and restaurant often not busy. However, on our last visit there was a tasting menu which was really good. As we're vegetarians, they adapted the menu for us. The staff are...

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CliveWatts1, General Manager at The Master Builder's House Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Julie, Thank you for taking the time to leave your wonderful feedback and it is especially lovely to hear that we are one of your favourites! We have recently appointed a new Executive Chef who has made exciting changes to our restaurant menu and I am pleased to hear that you enjoyed your experience. We look forward to welcoming...

Cambridge Uk
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We enjoyed a night at the Master Builder and we're lucky enough to have room 20 with the most fantastic dual aspect view of the river. Service was excellent in every way. The restaurant was exceptional, dinner supurb, as was the English breakfast. I was in the area on business and so glad a friend recommended we stay. A really...

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CliveWatts1, General Manager at The Master Builder's House Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind words. I am thrilled that the whole team made such an impact during your recent stay. Our guest would agree that It is the perfect bolt hole whilst conducting business in the area! We look forward to welcoming you back soon. Kind Regards Clive Watts

Sudbury, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Rooms and a cottage - all excellent - bar perfect - beer and food. Location spot-on. Will definitely be back. Restaurant - waste of space - booked saturday night for a birthday meal - stupid menu and they couldn't serve the bar menu in there - unbelievable Jeff. Just ate in bar which was probably more atmospheric. Breakfast steep if...

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CliveWatts1, General Manager at The Master Builder's House Hotel, responded to this review

Thanks for your great feedback and I am thrilled you rate us one of your Top Ten hotels in the UK. Our Bar and Restaurant are two separate eatery operations with their own kitchen's & teams. We feel that this offers our guests the opportunity to enjoy both an informal meal or a 'foodie experience' during their stay with us....

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We were guests of friends celebrating a significant birthday. It was a very good occasion - but there was one problem - there are no disabled-friendly loos. The friendly staff encouraged our hosts to bring in a raised seat - but it took up too much room, and didn't help. The staff arranged for us to enter the hotel via...

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CliveWatts1, General Manager at The Master Builder's House Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Mr Clifford, Thank you for your recent review. I am delighted to hear that you enjoyed celebrating your friends birthday with us. Our easy access toilet is located near our Reception/Bar Area which you can reach directly from the car park. I am pleased to hear that our staff ensured that your friend was assisted to reach the other...

Lymington, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 January 2017

Great place to spend a leisurely Sunday lunch, great views over the beaulieu river. Very friendly helpful staff, excellent wine selection at reasonable prices. Lovely decor and ambiance. Evening menu very nice, couple it with an overnight stay and enjoy the walk along the river to Beaulieu.

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CliveWatts1, General Manager at The Master Builder's House Hotel, responded to this review

I am delighted to read that you enjoyed your recent stay with us. I will pass on your comments to the whole team and we look forward to welcoming you back soon. Kind Regards Clive Watts

Cowbridge, United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 January 2017

Stayed for a second time at the Master Builders for a single night on the evening of 7/01/17. We visit Lymington each January to drop off sails from our boat at a local sailmaker for service, and enjoy staying in the Master Builders. The bar of the hotel is one of my favourites anywhere in the world- it always has...

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CliveWatts1, General Manager at The Master Builder's House Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to leave us feedback. It is lovely to hear how much you enjoy coming to visit us and that you found our newly refurbished rooms to your liking. I am disappointed that you did not enjoy your restaurant experience. We have recently appointed a new chef who has made exciting changes to our menu...

Alton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 8 January 2017

I do not recommend this hotel for a single person having booked a Xmas break as a single person, even giving the name on my debit card as MISS I was quite hurt that the Xmas card in my room was addressed to Mr and Mrs. I was totally ignored waiting to go into the restaurant as i was eventually...

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Thank you for taking the time to leave us your feedback. I would like to take the opportunity again to apologise for the catalogue of administrative errors that the team made during your recent visit. We pride ourselves on ensuring all our guests have a wonderful experience whilst staying with us and I am genuinely disappointed that you did not...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Smoking rooms available
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
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. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Master Builder's House Hotel

Address: Bucklers Hard, Beaulieu, New Forest, Brockenhurst SO42 7XB, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Hampshire > New Forest > Brockenhurst > Beaulieu
Price Range: $141 - $296 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Master Builder's House Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 26
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“The rooms are comfortable & well equipped”
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“Room 20, best in the hotel”
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“modern accessible ground floor. character high up in old parrt. cottages worth a dabble”
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