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Macdonald Elmers Court Hotel & Resort

Priceline$142*
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06/04/2017 06/05/2017
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Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

I am a long term Macdonald's fan but this is by far the worst I have stayed in. Checked in 25 May - disappointed is an understatement. The main building is virtually closed! No restaurant or bar open. Receptionists did not action any of my complaints - reference phone or making the room up for a family - when we...

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Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

The gym/changing rooms need so serious work done to them. The men's changing room is like a sauna.. The showers smell like rotten eggs and half the lockers don't work. The gym is fine just a bit dated.

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london
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I would like to give this 3.5, it doesn't quite make 4. The gardens were terrific with lovely walks. The Manor House itself, historic and beautiful. I didn't have time to use the facilities, the open air swimming pool looked amazing too. The service in the restaurant was friendly and efficient. So all in all it should have 5...why not...

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Oxford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Most of the rooms are in modern two-storey chalets. The main building is a former private house, with lawn down to the water, and utterly fabulous. The architecture is ?1890s plutocratic, well preserved, and tastefully presented. The service is attentive, and the location spectacular.

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David K, General Manager at Macdonald Elmers Court Hotel & Resort, responded to this review

Dear ex-Gibbo, Many thanks for your glowing review of Elmers Court following your recent stay with us. The team and I are delighted that you enjoyed your stay so much and we look forward to welcoming you back to our stunning location in the near future. David and the team

Southend-on-Sea, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a wonderful view from our apartment looking down to the river. The grounds are beautiful. The hotel itself need a little attention and the steak bar is not always open. Lovely area to go for walks on the edge of the New Forest. Lymington high street is a great place for shopping, coffee, lunch and dinner.

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David K, General Manager at Macdonald Elmers Court Hotel & Resort, responded to this review

Dear WendyG Many thanks for your recent review following your stay with us. I am pleased you enjoyed your break and made the most of the stunning location. we do close the Steak club on occasion and at these times we serve elements of the menu on top of the Waterford Restaurant menu and lounge menu in the Manor House....

Windsor, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Macdonald Elmers Court & stayed there for a weekend in early May, We had no prior knowledge of the Hotel & found a Wonderful Historic Resort In the middle of nowhere absolutely wonderful The grounds are to die for & a great view of the marina. The staff were helpful and friendly & the Spa & Pool were fantastic.Our...

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David K, General Manager at Macdonald Elmers Court Hotel & Resort, responded to this review

Dear Robert U, Thank you so much for your glowing review of Elmers Court following your recent stay with us. The team and I are delighted that you enjoyed your stay so much. You are right that we enjoy a stunning and unique location, within the grounds of the New Forest National Park but with sea views on top! We...

Guildford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

What a beautiful setting for this hotel. The rooms were spacious and clean but look closely and they appear a little frayed around the edges, could do with a little bit of a facelift, all cosmetic. The bar and restaurants seemed very quite which meant they lacked in atmosphere so we didn't eat on the premises but took a short...

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David K, General Manager at Macdonald Elmers Court Hotel & Resort, responded to this review

Dear Nataliecraig Many thanks for your review following your recent stay with us. The team and I are delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us so much. The restaurants during your stay were a little quiet but the main reason for this was that at the time we had a large group utilising the hotel on a room only...

Kailua, Hawaii
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

With no prior knowledge of Macdonald Elmers Court we made a reservation for a week in mid-April. Absolutely no regrets! The grounds were wonderful. The staff was both helpful and friendly (really made us feel like friends not guests). Our suite/room/apartment was excellent, not lacking in anything needed to prepare a nice meal. But don't get me wrong, there's no...

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David K, General Manager at Macdonald Elmers Court Hotel & Resort, responded to this review

Dear rwhipple2 Many thanks for your great review following your week long stay with us. The team and I are delighted that you enjoyed your stay so much and enjoyed the location and facilities at the Resort. we all look forward to welcoming you back to the Resort in the near future. David and the team

eastbourne
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed here with friends for two nights. The girls on reception were delightful and every member of staff we met smiled and said hello.Our rooms were nicely furnished,very clean and well maintained.The breakfast was great and all the items on the cooked buffet were fresh and hot. On the downside The Steak Club was a disappointment . The TV's were...

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David K, General Manager at Macdonald Elmers Court Hotel & Resort, responded to this review

Dear RonnieEastbourne Thank you for your honest review following your recent stay with us. I am pleased that you found the team to be welcoming and friendly, this is a large part of what we are trying to achieve here. The Steak Club is currently under a full review and I look forward to sharing the findings of this review...

Reading, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The grounds and surroundings are really nice. However, my wife and I stayed here for our wedding anniversary at the weekend and were really disappointed for a number of reasons. 1) Please mention on the booking page for the Waterford restaurant that there is a dress code, we cancelled our meal because we didn't bring the appropriate clothing. We only...

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David K, General Manager at Macdonald Elmers Court Hotel & Resort, responded to this review

Dear rammell2017 Thank you for your review following your recent stay with us. Clearly there have been some issues with your stay and I will look into these as a matter of urgency. The Waterford dress code is one of relaxed smart casual attire however we must remember that people are on holiday when they are here generally and we...

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  • Pool
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free Internet
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Tennis Court
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Parking
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Conference Facilities
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Located on the stunning Solent Coast, this New Forest hotel is only 15 minutes' walk from the nearby town of Lymington. Set in a manor house dating from 1820 and surrounded by 23 acres of private grounds, the Macdonald Elmers Court Hotel & Resort is the ideal venue for a weekend break or a romantic wedding in the Hampshire countryside. Swim in the indoor or seasonal outdoor pool, book in for a spa treatment, dine in the elegant Waterford Restaurant or simply relax in the spacious accommodation. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Macdonald Elmers Court Hotel & Resort

Address: South Baddesley Road, New Forest National Park Hampshire, Lymington SO41 5ZB, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Hampshire > New Forest National Park Hampshire > Lymington
Price Range: $135 - $414 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Macdonald Elmers Court Hotel & Resort 4*
Number of rooms: 42
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“we had an ordinary room...perhaps a suite might have been better”
brillandhen, 3 days ago | Read review
“no 8 downstairs apartment very good & caters for disabled”
RobertU532, 1 week ago | Read review
“If you would like a kitcenette do specify, also the rooms do vary in size.”
Nataliecraig, 1 week ago | Read review
“Feature rooms are worth the upgrade”
Banksy63, 4 weeks ago | Read review
“Ground floor room are bigger”
PollyErrington, 4 weeks ago | Read review
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