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The Master Builder's House Hotel

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Bucklers Hard, Beaulieu, New Forest National Park, Brockenhurst SO42 7XB, England
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Ranked #2 of 3 hotels in Beaulieu
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 4 days ago
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Portlaoise, Ireland
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We stayed one night still this lovely bolt hole for a wedding reception being held in the hotel. All of the rooms are individual and combine comfort and style. The food was fabulous and the service was friendly and attentive.

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Thatcham, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful setting and luxury room. We've just returned from a lovely night away, the staff were friendly and helpful and the food superb. I was able to eat most of the menu and gluten free bread was provided. The smoked pigeon breast was excellent. We also loved the generous extras in the room a lot of which were locally sourced... More

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Senior Contributor
40 reviews 40 reviews
13 hotel reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

It was good to see 'lighter options' offered at lunch time. We had the Yachtsman's fish cake served with house 'slaw' and tartare sauce. It was £7.50 - the full version was £11 something. However this seemed really expensive for one fishcake and a miniscule amount of 'slaw' which was essentially just a few leaves with a dollop of tartare... More

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Boughton Monchelsea, England, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

After reading some of the reviews on here, I was a little cynical about staying here. I can honestly say that these poor reviews are completely unfounded. The room was lovely, the staff very polite and helpful, the food astonishing and the surroundings beautiful. Other than a little bit of confusion with our order at breakfast, our stay was faultless.... More

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Lorca, Spain
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Having looked at the website I booked their room Husar at the end of January for a one night stay on 7th April. On the 3rd April at 19:45 I received an email saying "Hello Jane, Unfortunately the room you requested "Husar" is not available however we have allocated you a lovely Luxury room with lovely views. We look forward... More

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

Thank you for your review and I am very sorry about this mix up, which should never have happened. Huge apologies. More

Clevedon, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A quick getaway as we had to use up a Red Letter Day experience, and boy were we surprised. The rooms are a little querky, you felt at times as though you were going back in time. The staff were exceptional and nothing was too much trouble. Friendly chatty and willing to go the extra mile. The open fires were... More

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

Thank you and we are looking forward to seeing you again already! More

Surrey
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6 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed one night for a short overnight break in the quiet countryside. A warm welcome from a very friendly and attentive staff. Great room with very colourful decoration - room 21 has great views over the river. The hotel is built around one of the old ship builders' cottages and so some of the rooms and corridors have that... More

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

Thank you for your review. Bucklers Hard is such a lovely village with the amazing history that you refer to. The hotel used to be the house of Henry Adams, the Master Shipbuilder. I hope you come back to see us soon. More

London, United Kingdom
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16 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We booked for one night on the way back from visiting friends in Devon. The hotel is on a gorgeous position with amazing views of the river, we spent an hour or so walking along the rather soggy river bank with a severe case of yacht envy. Everyone is really friendly and helpful and breakfast in bed a real treat.... More

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

Yes, we get that Yacht envy rather often I'm afraid...beautiful boats of all descriptions coming down the Beaulieu River. Thank you for your review and I'm very pleased you had a good time with us. More

Lyndhurst, United Kingdom
1 review
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I recently visited for lunch for my birthday and live locally in the area. I absolutely love this place, I have been to this pub so many times and really do love it but was really disappointed recently. It was on a Sunday and quite busy but I have seen it busier. Food order came out wrong twice and in... More

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

Thank you for your review. Regrettably we were abnormally busy this day on an August level and I apologise that we didn't live up to normal standards. More

Rochester, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We booked a couple of midweek nights at this hotel. It is in a beautiful position with lovely river views. The room was very cosy, had some lovely local produce in the room and a great sized bath. All the staff were very friendly, we ate dinner twice in the restaurant and once in the bar and 2 breakfasts, the... More

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

Thank you for your lovely review. The hotel is such a nice venue for a mid week break and we often have very good offers at such times. I am pleased about your restaurant and bar experience. We hope to see you back here soon. More

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Additional Information about The Master Builder's House Hotel

Also Known As:
Master Builders Hotel
Address: Bucklers Hard, Beaulieu, New Forest National Park, Brockenhurst SO42 7XB, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Hampshire > New Forest National Park > Brockenhurst > Beaulieu
Amenities:
Business Center with Internet Access Free Breakfast Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service
Hotel Style:
Ranked #2 of 3 hotels in Beaulieu
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — The Master Builder's House Hotel 3*
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, or treat yourself to a sumptuous meal in the Riverside Restaurant. Sample the BBQ in the garden in the summer. Most importantly, relax and enjoy every minute of your time with us. ... more   less 
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