- Children Welcome
- Complimentary Wifi
- Complimentary toiletries
- Conference Facilities
- Civil Ceremonies
- Walking/Jogging trails
- Horse Riding
- Kitchen Garden
Peering out from behind its leafy façade, this characterful country house hotel dates back to the 17th century and is one of the most delightful jewels in the New Forest’s crown.
From the outside, the Montagu Arms Hotel in Beaulieu possesses an unassuming charm and is surrounded by typically English gardens. The hotel is privately owned and has an enviable location in the New Forest, making it easily accessible from the M3. Guests travelling from London can reach the hotel within an hour and a half.
The Montagu Arms Hotel stands close to the picturesque riverside and the quaint high street, a perfect spot for anyone wanting to explore the area. And with Southampton being just 14 miles away, it is ideal for a pre or post cruise stay. Cyclists who want to explore the forest tracks and miles of ancient woodland will also find this a great place to spend the night.
Stepping inside, you are greeted with a warm and welcoming ambience that is unique to The Montagu Arms Hotel. Once a traditional inn with its own farmland, history seeps out through the wooden floors, old fireplaces and oak panelling. Guests will find it difficult not to become absorbed in the distinctive English charm. Over the last 200 years, guests have been welcomed with an attentive yet discreet service, which the hotel has become renowned for.
The Terrace Restaurant has three AA Rosettes and is run by the new Head Chef Matthew Whitfield, who recently returned to the UK from one of the world’s top restaurants. Working under renowned chef Daniel Humm at Eleven Madison Park, Matthew has extensive experience at a succession of Michelin-starred restaurants. His style of cooking is modern and refined using the best of the New Forest and the hotel’s home-grown produce to create dishes that take local provenance really seriously. Matthew’s food engages all the senses, bringing a sense of theatre to the table with dishes such as smoked partridge – served under a cloche, the smell of gorse burning in the New Forest drifts into the air engaging the diner within an age-old practice integral to the national park.
Our extensive selection of excellent wine, champagne and cheese won’t disappoint and our expert staff are always on hand to help suggest the perfect choice to complement your meal. From a relaxed lunch or evening meal to lavish weddings and private functions, The Terrace is the place to eat in Hampshire.
Careys Manor, its sister hotel, is just 6 miles away from this country house hotel in the New Forest, and guests staying at The Montagu Arms have access to the SenSpa facilities. You can relax with one of the many treatments available from highly experienced therapists or if you prefer, simply take a dip in the pool.
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Whether you are looking for fine dining in Hampshire, a luxurious wedding venue or somewhere to simply spend the evening, you will find The Montagu Arms hotel facilities provide you with everything you need.
The hotel is renowned for its excellent food and you can choose from several dining options during your stay.
The Terrace Restaurant
With commanding views of the gardens, the Terrace Restaurant enjoys a fabulous location as well as boasting an esteemed reputation for its exceptional cuisine. Guests can sample many different flavours with a six course tasting menu and also try a selection of fine wines and champagne.
The Montagu Arms Hotel has its own kitchen garden, which supplies much of the vegetables and herbs used to create the wonderful dishes but is unfortunately closed on both Monday and Tuesday each week.
There is a laid back and friendly atmosphere at Monty’s Inn, which serves rustic home cooked meals and local ales. This setting is perfect for families and there is a good choice of dishes on the children’s menu. Why not explore the local area before returning to Monty’s for some hearty food?
No matter what time of year you stay at The Montagu Arms Hotel in Beaulieu, afternoon tea in Hampshire’s New Forest is a wonderful treat. In the summer you can enjoy tea or coffee with sandwiches and cakes outside, or in the winter sink into one of the comfy sofas next to a crackling log fire.
The Library Bar and Magnolia Lounge
Wind down in the elegant surroundings of The Library Bar and enjoy a bite to eat or an aperitif before you dine in the restaurant.
Guests staying at The Montagu Arms Hotel have access to the lavish SenSpa at Careys Manor, the sister hotel, located just six miles away. There are 16 treatment rooms where you can be pampered and relax with a facial, massage or body wrap. You may just want to slip into the hydrotherapy pool or hot up under the tepidarium. You will have complimentary use of the indoor pool, gym, Jacuzzi, steam room and sauna.
A newly refurbished, 1820’s barn with two duplex suites British countryside inspired interiors. This country-chic suite boasts a king-sized bed, private terrace and views of the Gertrude Jekyll-inspired gardens and luxurious, free-standing bath.
One of The Montagu Arm’s smaller rooms and perfect for travellers visiting The New Forest for a short break. The Standard Room inhabits a proudly large, hand-crafted bed, a country-chic ambience and complimentary White Company Toiletries.
Larger in size with the ability to become a twin, the Superior Room delights guests with the choice of a walk-in shower or a bath aswell. This delightful room also boasts lovely views across the manicured garden with a comfy seating area.
Similar to the Superior Room with the addition of an ornate, four-poster bed and one room in particular boasting an original, stained glass window and an antique Victorian fireplace. These Superior Four-Poster Room’s are spacious in side and elegantly furnished with a rich colour scheme.
With the interiors inspired from the Victorian era, this beautiful Four Poster Junior Suite boasts a large living area, lovely views across the Beaulieu Village from the Victorian large windows and delicate, silk curtains dressing the impressive, hand-crafted four-poster bed.
A largely popular choice for a romantic escape, this soft, cream colour schemed suite combines quintessentially English furnishings with a contemporary twist. Take a peak through your large Victorian windows to gaze upon views across the beautiful Beaulieu village.
Oozing with traditional British charm and antique wood panelling, the Walnut Suite creates a homely ambience with the earthy colour scheme and antique furnishings.
The largest of the suite’s at the Montagu Arms a hand-crafted super-king bed, a separate living area catering to your up-most comfort, an extra sofa-bed if required, a grandiose en-suite, regal colour scheme and picturesque views across the Montagu Arms gardens.
The recently refurbished Pittefaux Cottage oozes with quintessential, English charm sleeping up to eight guests and a six mile drive away from The Montagu Arms; in the gardens of their sister hotel, ‘Carey’s Manor & Senspa.’ This beautiful cottage caters to your every need with privacy and seclusion, a welcome food hamper, a bottle of white wine upon arrival, cosy, country-chic living area with a TV, DVD and fireplace, dining table seating up to six guests and a fully fitted kitchen for all of your catering needs.