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Hove
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed here for a weekend in June to attend a friend's wedding in Damerham and had a fantastic 2 nights in the Chauffers Lodge. The accommodation exceeded our expectations. The Lodge was a lovely size, clean with everything you need and felt like a home from home. As everyone else have said, the breakfast was delicious, very good quality... More 

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Thank Lovesfood2much
Kingfisher-retreat, Owner at Kingfisher Retreat, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your very kind review. So pleased you enjoyed it here at Kingfisher. Guests such as yourselves make it a pleasure. Take care and see you some other time when you are this way. More 

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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed for 2 nights and wished we could have stayed longer. Chrissy and Martyn are such lovely people and run a fantastic B&B. The setting was perfect, the room excellent and the Full English Breakfast was spot on. We will definitely be going back and telling our friends and family to get themselves to the Kingfisher Retreat. 10 out... More 

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Thank Jerry H
Kingfisher-retreat, Owner at Kingfisher Retreat, responded to this review

Thank you Jerry for your lovely review, so pleased you enjoyed staying in The Chauffeurs Lodge, look forward to seeing you again along with your friends and family one day. More 

Portsmouth, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed in the chauffeurs lodge this weekend for one night.This is one of the only places that we have ever stayed where everything is pristine and perfect. The accomadation, stunning garden and lake,the best breakfast we have ever had and especially the amazing friendly owners Chrissy and Martin.Thank you for making our stay truly perfect.We will be recommending you... More 

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Thank bailey20002016
Kingfisher-retreat, Owner at Kingfisher Retreat, responded to this review

Very nice to meet you both, albeit short and sweet, thank you for your review, it's all very rewarding when guests notice our efforts, thank you. Hopefully see you in the future. More 

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40 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were really impressed by our stay in The Gardener's Lodge. Our little cottage was comfortable and cosy with everything we needed for a weekend stay including lovely thick towels! The breakfasts were super with good quality ingredients. The owners are very friendly, organised and thoughtful. We think this place offers real value for money and we would definitely recommend... More 

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Thank helenes78
Kingfisher-retreat, Owner at Kingfisher Retreat, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to write such a nice review, very much appreciated. So pleased you enjoyed the breakfasts and thank you for your comments on the quality of the ingredients, very observant of you, I do try to buy the best quality ingredients as that's how we would like it. Take care and hopefully see... More 

Northampton, United Kingdom
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31 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The setting for this place is absolutely gorgeous, it's in the grounds of a host built thatched cottage with a natural small natural lake at the bottom of beautiful gardens. The breakfast was lovely with the hosts being flexible on its content and it tasted lovely. Stayed in the Chauffeurs lodge in the loft space above the garage which was... More 

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Thank Widget67
Kingfisher-retreat, Owner at Kingfisher Retreat, responded to this review

Hi Phil, thank you for your review and so pleased you enjoyed the breakfast you requested, as we only cater for 6 persons and I do not like breakfast kept warm and like to cook to an ordered time , if we had a slot of 1/12 hrs as you requested it would not be practical, I thought bringing breakfast... More 

Bideford, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The owners of this property have designed and built this idyllic cottage in a wonderful lakeside setting with easy access to the New Forest. Accomadation is immaculate, comfortable and well equipped for your stay. Choice of breakfast is varied and delicious. Your hosts Chrissy and Martyn are great, they go that bit further to make your stay a pleasant and... More 

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Thank ASampson63
Kingfisher-retreat, Owner at Kingfisher Retreat, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review, we are extremely lucky with guests such as yourselves to make it all worth while and very satisfying. Take care. More 

2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2016

Thans Chrissy and Martyn for a lovely stay, we thoroughly enjoyed ourselves and you are the perfect hosts. We booked the rooms by phone and Chrissy was really helpful and very pleasant. Once we arrived, the cottage and accomadation is spot on, lovely and clean, and Martyn and Chrissy are very welcoming. We stayed in the Chauffeurs lodge and it... More 

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Thank Ian B
Kingfisher-retreat, Owner at Kingfisher Retreat, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review, very kind of you. Pleased you enjoyed the breakfasts and the surroundings Sorry you weren't able to receive WiFi, we do have boosters in The Chauffeurs Lodge, but if guests are having trouble receiving a signal they are always more than welcome to come in the main house. Hopefully very soon our village... More 

Kent, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2016

Great place, great hosts. This is our second visit and we are always made to feel so welcome by Chrissy and Martyn. We stayed in the Gardners lodge which is very well equipped and comfortable with a beautiful view over the garden. The breakfasts are to a very high standard and beautifully presented. Thank you Chrissy and Martyn for making... More 

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Kingfisher-retreat, Owner at Kingfisher Retreat, responded to this review

Very nice to welcome you both here again and thank you for taking the time to write a review, very kind of you. So pleased you enjoyed your stay. Take care and hopefully you will see you both again in the future. More 

London, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2016

We had the most amazing stay here in the new forest, so glad to have found this place it truly is picture perfect! The Gardeners Lodge was cute and cosy we had everything we needed and the breakfast was delicious! (Chrissy I wish I could have taken a jar of your plum jam home with me!) We spent a whole... More 

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Thank BeckyRoseMarie
Kingfisher-retreat, Owner at Kingfisher Retreat, responded to this review

Dear Becky, thank you so much for your superb review. We are very lucky and have lovely people such as yourselves come and stay here at Kingfisher. Hopefully we will see you again and can put some plumb jam your way......... More 

Isle of Wight, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2016

Just returned after spending another 3 nights with Chrissy and Martyn at this most idyllic hideaway. We have been returning every year for many years and just gets better!!! Chrissy and Martyn are the most wonderful hosts, nothing is too much trouble, and they go out of their way to ensure that your stay is as pleasurable and memorable as... More 

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Thank David R
Kingfisher-retreat, Owner at Kingfisher Retreat, responded to this review

Thank you David and Beryl once again for selecting us and for taking the trouble to write a review. You are splendid guests to have come and stay with us, always a pleasure. Take care and look forward to seeing you both again in the future. More 

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  • Free Parking
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
We have 2 outside lodges overlooking the spring fed lake. They have china, cutlery, 2 easy chairs, dining table and chairs with shower en-suite. Plus 1 bedroom with shower en-suite within the beautiful thatched farm house. Superb gardens around the lake. Breakfast is served in the dining area overlooking the lake, traditional full English breakfast plus a choice of fish dishes, buffet table, with freshly prepared fruit, homemade preserves and homemade bread. Dry cured bacon and sausages from our butcher and eggs from our own chickens. Truly a breakfast to enjoy. A retreat with instant access onto the forest. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Kingfisher Retreat

Address: Kingfisher Cottage, Blissford, New Forest National Park Hampshire, Fordingbridge SP6 2JH, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Hampshire > New Forest National Park Hampshire > Fordingbridge
Number of rooms: 3
Also Known As:
Kingfisher Retreat Hotel Fordingbridge
Kingfisher Retreat Fordingbridge, New Forest National Park Hampshire, Hampshire
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