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Forest Mere Portsmouth Road, Liphook GU30 7JG England
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#2 of 3 hotels in Liphook
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4.6
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4.3
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4.1
Value
3.8

Finding an ideal luxury spa in Liphook does not have to be difficult. Welcome to Champneys Forest Mere, a nice option for travelers like you.

Guest rooms offer a flat screen TV, and Champneys Forest Mere makes getting online easy as free internet access is available.

You can also take advantage of some of the amenities offered by the spa, including room service. In addition, guests can enjoy a pool and free breakfast during their visit. As an added convenience, there is free parking available to guests.

While you’re here, be sure to check out Liphook Kebab And Burger Van, one of the steakhouses that can be found in Liphook, which is a short distance from Champneys Forest Mere.

Champneys Forest Mere puts the best of Liphook at your fingertips, making your stay both relaxing and enjoyable.

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Free parking
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Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Free breakfast
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Aerobics
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Breakfast available
Breakfast buffet
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Hindsightisawonderfulthing wrote a review Nov 27
Hampshire, United Kingdom2 contributions
Just returned from a one-night spa break at Forest Mere and cannot fault the place. All staff without exception were polite, courteous and helpful and the facilities were excellent. The food and service in the restaurant were to a high standard and again we could not fault. I was not particularly a fan of the breakfast preferring bacon, pork sausage and hash browns to the chicken and turkey varieties on offer, but then again as my wife reminded me “you are supposed to be on a health break”! Our room (Luxe) was spotlessly clean and very comfortable for our stay. The safe worked as did the iron and ironing board , and our gowns were not tagged but instead finished with some nice gold piping. The whole experience was refreshing and different to that which I was otherwise expecting. After initially booking I became a little concerned following some of the negative reviews on this site which appeared to be becoming more frequent in recent weeks. I was on the verge of cancelling but following contact with the reception staff I received assurances that everything was in order. The only facility not available was the outdoor pool which is understandable at this time of year. I would agree that there are some parts which most probably need some maintenance and refreshing in time as with all buildings but generally these did not affect us. I could not understand why Champneys themselves do not offer comment on reviews and by remaining mute it only endorses the negatives. I suppose the positive reviews such as this do help to balance the negative ones. You can find fault anywhere if you look hard enough. On this occasion I could not find any and instead we thoroughly enjoyed ourselves and will be returning.
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Date of stay: November 2022
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Room Tip: Luxe Room is good quality
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JSteward wrote a review Nov 21
Portsmouth, United Kingdom1 contribution
Just returned from the amazing Forest Mere. We have been celebrating our Anniversary and it was very special couple of days. We were upgraded to Luxe Room with most beautiful view to the Lake. The staff everywhere were so friendly, but especially in the Restaurant, who remembered us from previous day and made us feel so welcome and at home. Nothing was too much trouble. The Spa facilities and pool area were so relaxing. I had Elemis Deep Tissue Massage, which was out of this world- therapist was so knowledgeable and made me feel so comfortable. All in all a really wonderful couple of days, a lovely way to celebrate and we want to thank all the staff for making it so special for us.
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Date of stay: November 2022
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Julie wrote a review Nov 16
Portsmouth, United Kingdom99 contributions18 helpful votes
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Such a lovely location with lovely views. Felt relaxed driving down the lane to the hotel, check in was quick. They give you robes so you can change as soon as you're in your room and get straight into relaxation mode. The spa was great, loved the poolside waterbeds and the separate rooms to relax in. I had several treatments and they were all amazing. I saw some mixed reviews so I was a bit worried beforehand but no need. The staff were all lovely and each treatment was done on time and for the full time I'd booked. They took care to make sure the products I used were vegan and didn't contain allergens for me. The massage with lava shells was so good. The mud treatment was nice but I'd probably find it a bit boring on my own, doing that with friends or a partner makes it a fun group treatment. The clay itself was so good, my skin felt amazing afterwards. After each treatment you're given a note, with all the products used (available in the shops on site) and advice but there was no pressure selling at all. Felt so amazing after each treatment, it was exactly was I came for! I couldn't find much detail on food online, particularly plant based options before my visit so I had no idea what to expect but they had plenty of options and I was impressed with how much food was offered. Both lunch and dinner is a three course menu. We booked our time for all three meals and we were seated/served promptly every time. We were really happy with our food and the service. Staff were all really friendly, attentive and professional. I enjoyed that they would remember something from our last interaction and they'd mention it again unexpectedly. One of those customer service things I notice and appreciate. Very happy with service throughout our stay. My room was fine. Again, saw mixed reviews about them and what I found was a room that was spacious, clean, a large bed and a decent bathroom with a good shower. The style was a bit dated but all the facilities worked fine. Downside, I could hear the people in the next room quite easily. Luckily they were not that loud or had the TV on too late so it didn't bother me for my visit at all but I'm mentioning it because you can hear some noise so taking ear plugs might be a good idea if you're a light sleeper in case the people next to you are louder/night owls than the people I had next to me. Overall it is a great place to go for a relaxing spa break, I'd recommend it and will return again in future
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Date of stay: November 2022Trip type: Traveled with friends
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Response from Tom Wright, Other at Champneys Forest Mere
Responded 1 week ago
Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to detail your visit to Forest Mere, we appreciate you doing so, and are delighted to note you enjoyed so many aspects of your visit. We look forward to welcoming you back soon
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MaraKlem wrote a review Nov 16
London, United Kingdom5 contributions3 helpful votes
A wonderful stay at Forest Mere. The therapists were all amazing: thanks to Jennifer, Antonette, Amy and Susie. The food, as always, was lovely. I particularly wanted to commend the waitstaff and managers of the restaurant for their passionate commitment to service.
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Date of stay: November 2022
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Response from Tom Wright, Other at Champneys Forest Mere
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Dear Guest, Thank you for writing about your stay with us at Forest Mere. Thank you further for highlighting the efforts of the team, we are fortunate to have many stars here at Forest Mere and it is always great for them to have their efforts acknowledged. We hope to see you soon
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DorsetSpangles wrote a review Nov 13
Hurn, United Kingdom18 contributions16 helpful votes
Excellent stat at Forest Mere again. All the staff go out of their way to help. Anco and Tom on reception deserve a special mention. The food that I had was good and varied. I do wish someone would take note and bring back the buffet lunch. Spa facilities all very good.
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Date of stay: November 2022Trip type: Traveled solo
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Response from Tom Wright, Other at Champneys Forest Mere
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Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to detail your visit on Trip Advisor, and thank you for highlighting a couple of team members for special recognition, I know they will greatly appreciate this. Whilst a buffet format at lunch is not something currently due to be implemented, the team are very keen to develop the current offering, and I am sure this is something you will enjoy when we welcome you back. Take care
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Annie T wrote a review Nov 9
Haslemere, United Kingdom8 contributions3 helpful votes
First rate personal training from Evelyn! I hate exercise and I hate gyms YET here I am training regularly with Evelyn’s one to one PT sessions. I feel fantastic for it too! She provides just the right motivation, not at all’ judgy’, and always friendly! She really cares. I know I’ll be renewing my membership here as it’s the first time in my life that I’ve taken out a gym membership and am still using it nearly a year on. The staff at the fitness desk are all friendly and keen to help. It goes without saying that I obviously LOVE a post workout spa!
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Date of stay: November 2022Trip type: Traveled solo
Room Tip: I enjoy an early morning, the changing rooms and gym are nearly always quiet
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Dear Guest, Thank you for writing on Trip Advisor, and for recognising Evelyn's efforts, she will be delighted to know she made such a positive impact with her time with you, thank you. All the best
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Pam S wrote a review Nov 7
Leigh-on Sea, United Kingdom71 contributions40 helpful votes
Only come here if you want to be ignored , stay in a room that is very tired with beds as hard as rock and charged extra for everything . The rooms are very tired and the bathrooms need totally updating , no working safe and no fridge in the room towels pool quality and very small and grubby robes with a security tag designed to keep in maybe . Champneys advertise great facility’s but very few are working and there are some you have to pay extra to use even though in the mineral pool only half of the stations work and some parts are rusty . The pool area is very crowded and the lounger police come round and remove your things if you get up and go into the pool , very few loungers only deck chairs which in the three days I visited never saw anyone use . The sauna and steam room are falling apart and not at all inviting . The restaurant was a joke , staffing is inadequate and it feels like you are totally ignored . The food portions are very small and the choice is very limited unless of course you pay extra supplements menus are mostly for vegans . There is no atmosphere at all , no music totally cold place to sit and eat . The breakfast was adequate but if you wanted anything hot there was a supplement even for a boiled egg !! We have been to many of the Champneys resorts , this is by far the worst and if this is the standard that the organisation has slipped into they need to have a rethink , I will be contacting Steven Purdue in due course but we will not be returning and have already torn up my discounted return voucher which on previous occasions have always used . I have never ever written a poor review before but sadly this trip left me very angry that an organisation that has built its reputation on health and well-being leaves it’s guests totally exasperated by the time they leave with a much smaller bank balance .
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Date of stay: November 2022Trip type: Traveled with friends
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Response from Tom Wright, Other at Champneys Forest Mere
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Dear Guest, Thank you for writing on Trip Advisor following your time spent with us, and I know you have been discussing your time with us with our Front of House Manager. Should you ever have any concerns please do voice these to one of the Team when in resort, we will always look to help and resolve at the time. We look forward to welcoming you back
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Mimi wrote a review Nov 7
Hartley Wintney, United Kingdom13 contributions13 helpful votes
What has happened to champneys? So, so food, whirlpool not working and absolutely disgusting shower cubicles. Tiles off of the walls and clumps of hair on the shower floor. Disgusting, oh, and they don't reply to your emails. Used to enjoy coming here for spa days, but very disappointed
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Date of stay: October 2022Trip type: Traveled with friends
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107therese wrote a review Nov 7
Sandhurst, United Kingdom5 contributions9 helpful votes
Disappointing stay - happily booked via Vitality and didnt pay much. I wonder if this would be the problem - they dont have enough guests so have brought the service down to match the 70-75% discount you do get via Vitality. Dinner was mediocre, would never go back if it was a normal restaurant. There is no atmosphere at all and the food is quite tasteless. I know its a healthSPA but seems like they have gone for cutting all calories etc but not thought about the flavour... SPA is underwhelming - very limited nice seating areas and they expect guests to sit on desk chairs around the pool... HAd a headmassage that I paid £108 for...it was nice but they tried to upsell me a foot and/or head mask for additional £10/15.... Felt cheap to try to be upsold while laying on the bed..... Breakfast was ok. The best of the whole stay was actually the boiled egg! Boiled to perfection! When checking out they add an automatic service fee for the staff.... hmmm.. not sure why.. Will not return and wish i spend the money elsewhere.
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joanna P wrote a review Nov 6
London, England, United Kingdom10 contributions2 helpful votes
We enjoyed our 2 night stay - good accommodation / healthy food and service by the staff, Dan in the restaurant / excellent treatments - Lesley A in Elemis. Idea - maybe keep the Orangery area / bar open in the evening
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Frequently Asked Questions about Champneys Forest Mere
Which popular attractions are close to Champneys Forest Mere?
Nearby attractions include Hollycombe Steam Collection (2.3 miles), The Rising Sun (2.3 miles), and Grayshott Pottery (4.7 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at Champneys Forest Mere?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include an indoor pool, free breakfast, and an on-site restaurant.
What food & drink options are available at Champneys Forest Mere?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge during their stay.
Is parking available at Champneys Forest Mere?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Champneys Forest Mere?
Conveniently located restaurants include Nathan Marshall at Plestor House, The Gurkha Durbar, and The Hanger Free House.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Champneys Forest Mere?
Yes, guests have access to an indoor pool, a fitness center, and a sauna during their stay.
Does Champneys Forest Mere offer any business services?
Yes, it conveniently offers meeting rooms, a banquet room, and conference facilities.
Are there any historical sites close to Champneys Forest Mere?
Many travelers enjoy visiting Jane Austen's House (8.2 miles), Ramster Gardens (8.4 miles), and Uppark House and Garden (8.1 miles).
Does Champneys Forest Mere have any great views?
Yes, guests often enjoy the park view available here.
Is Champneys Forest Mere accessible?
Yes, it offers wheelchair access, reduced mobility rooms, and facilities for disabled guests. For specific inquiries, we recommend calling ahead to confirm.