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The Montagu Arms Hotel

The Montagu Arms Hotel is a stunning haven that offers the perfect setting to absorb peace and serenity in the knowledge that the 'hustle and bustle' is far away. It is an ideal central point to explore the beautiful New Forest and is an indulgent treat for guests and their loved ones.

What makes a stay at The Montagu Arms Hotel unique?

During WW2 the Montagu Arms was used by the home-guard, (the real Dad's Army) as a firing position in the event of invasion. Guest have included Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, British Actor Henry Irving; Writer, Sir H. Rider Haggard and the former French president, General Charles de Gaulle. The sculptor Guiseppe Lund OBE designed the charming fountain that forms the focal point of the gardens at The Montagu Arms.

What are the rooms and facilities on offer at The Montagu Arms Hotel?

The Montagu Arm houses 33 en-suite bedrooms, all unique in style, some including four-poster beds, and each designed to make guests feel entirely comfortable and homely. Every day, fresh flowers are picked from the garden and placed into each room with complimentary tea and coffee and one's favourite newspaper. With compliments from The White Company, toiletries are provided and a fluffy bathrobe comes as standard for each guest.

What can guests enjoy when staying in the Beaulieu area?

Nearby, guests may find Beaulieu's magnificent Palace House and the National Motor Museum. Guests are encouraged to take a short drive to the world-class Exbury Gardens (a favourite with Her Majesty the Queen), the ancient village of Buckler's Hard and the New Forest's beautiful ‘secret' coast, which is the gateway to the challenging sailing waters of the Solent.

Where can guests enjoy food and drink?

The Terrace restaurant, at the heart of The Montagu Arms, serves a seasonal award-winning menu that encapsulates an exhilarating palate of flavours, textures and aromas that all combine to offer guests an unparalleled dining experience.

Top facilities

Free WiFi


Based on 5 reviews
The Montagu Arms Hotel

5.0 5 0.5

A splendid afternoon spent in the tranquillity of restaurant overlooking the beautiful terrace gardens. Superb service from Abbie & the team, & our expectations were far exceeded regarding the food offerings. Beautifully presented taste temptations & totally pleasurable to eat with a nice selecti...

The Montagu Arms Hotel

5.0 5 0.5

We booked 20 rooms at this beautiful hotel for a group of people from America to attend the Goodwood Revival. The guests were so happy and comfortable with the welcome and ambience of this quintessentially English four star country hotel. Nothing was too much trouble and our every need was more t...

The Montagu Arms Hotel

5.0 5 0.5

Fantastic Sunday lunch and overnight stay. A really lovely hotel which has a charm of its own. The room was nice and light and so tastefully decorated - in keeping with the hotel. Jeremy the Assistant Manager made us feel very special as I'm sure he does with all the guests. The staff are equally...

The Montagu Arms Hotel

5.0 5 0.5

I've not experienced a better hotel; the rooms, the setting, the cleanliness, the ambience, the facilities and staff were exceptional. I would recommend it to all my friends. It made my holiday as nothing was too much trouble for the staff. When I return to the New Forest, I would not dream of...

The Montagu Arms Hotel

5.0 5 0.5

Cannot fault our stay at all. Room was lovely and all the extra touches made our time relaxing and enjoyable. Was a real shame to only have one night. Hotel is located in a beautiful area. Will be booking another stay. Staff were very friendly and helpful.

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Facilities & information


Child friendly

4 Star Official Rating


Free broadband access (wifi)

Activities, Recreations, Games, Sports

Award Winning

Conference & Meetings

Bathroom & Laundry

Civil Licences

Four Poster Beds


Wedding Receptions, Civil Licenses

Other TV, Audio, Tel, Fax

Spa Offsite


Sailing, boating, cruises, yachts

Water sports

Other Entertainment (generally indoor)

Wildlife, bird watching


Golf course (walking distance)



Extra info

Nearest Airport: Southampton

Nearest Airport Time: 30 minutes

Nearest Airport Distance (in miles): 18

Nearest Train Station: Brockenhurst

Nearest Railway Time: 14 minutes

Nearest Railway Distance: 6

Star Rating: 4

Vendor Accreditation: AA 4 Stars, AA 3 Rosettes

Amex: Yes

Diners: Yes

Mastercard: Yes

MaestroSwitch: Yes

Visa: Yes

Number of rooms: 33

Single room price from: £176.00

Double twin room price from: £229.00

Suite room price from: £331.00

Arrival information and directions

Address: Palace Lane, Beaulieu, Hampshire, BeaulieuSO42 7ZL, United Kingdom

From London, take the M3, bypass Winchester and join the M27 westbound (Bournemouth). Leave the M27 at junction 2, turn left at the roundabout, follow brown tourist signs for National Motor Museum and Beaulieu (A326). Continue along the A326 until Dibden Purlieu, turn right at the roundabout onto the B3054 signposted to Beaulieu. On entering Beaulieu village The Montagu Arms is on the left.

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