“Expect a friendly reception – well-balanced and imaginative food on offer” - AA Inspector
Our Inspector's view
Taking its theme from the adjacent zoo, this unusual hotel is based on the famous TreeTops safari lodge in Kenya. The well-equipped bedrooms, split between four lodges, convey a safari style, while the smart public areas include an airy lobby bar and an 'Out of Africa' themed restaurant. There is also a selection of meeting and leisure facilities.
Facilities – at a glance
- En-suite rooms: 68
- Family rooms: 10
- Bedrooms Ground: 38
- Broadband available
- WiFi available
- Children welcome
- Ironing facilities
- Cots provided
- High chairs
- Children's portions or menu
- Indoor Pool
- Christmas entertainment programme
- New Year entertainment programme
- Night porter available
- Outdoor parking spaces: 120
- Accessible bedrooms: 2
- Walk-in showers
- Single room, minimum price: £64
- Double room, minimum price: £79
- Open all year
- Maximum number of guests: 200
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About the area
Hampshire’s varied landscape of hills and heaths, downlands and forests, valleys and coast is without rival in southern England. Combine these varied landscapes and terrains with secluded and idyllic villages, complete with thatched and timber-framed cottages and Norman churches, elegant Georgian market towns, historic ports and cities, restored canals and ancient abbeys, forts and castles, and you have a county that is paradise for lovers of the great outdoors.
If you’re a walker, stride out across the high, rolling, chalk downland of the north Hampshire ‘highlands’ with far-reaching views, walk through steep, beech-clad ‘hangers’ close to the Sussex border. Or perhaps take a gentler stroll and meander along peaceful paths through unspoilt river valleys, etched by the sparkling trout streams of the Test, Itchen, Avon and Meon. Alternatively, wander across lonely salt marshes and beside fascinating coastal inlets or, perhaps, explore the beautiful medieval forest and heathland of the New Forest, the jewel in Hampshire’s crown.
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