Montagu Arms Hotel

New Forest


4 AA Stars 4 AA Stars 4 AA Stars 4 AA Stars 4 AA Stars Hotel
Palace Lane, Beaulieu, Hampshire, SO42 7ZL

Tel: +44 01590 612324

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Montagu Arms Hotel


Amongst the moors and in the picturesque village of Beaulieu, lies the Montagu Arms Hotel.

Just an hour outside of London, this  17th Century country house hotel offers the traditional English elegance reflecting through its roaring open fires, beautiful dark oak panelling and individually designed bedrooms and suites, all of which combine to create a truly sophisticated atmosphere.  

Enjoy the taste of the Award Winning Cuisine at the Terrace Restaurant for a truly memorable experience. The restaurant pays homage to both tradition and innovation, offering a variety of delectable dishes uses only the finest quality seasonal ingredients which are, as far as possible, local, free-range and organic accompanied by its extensive wine list including organic, un-oaked and prestigious wines and champagnes, chosen by the Sommelier.

For a cosy and homely dining experience, the cosy country pub, Monty's Inn offers a laid back and relaxed atmosphere with Dishes including traditional favourites, such as Hampshire Beef Burger with Hand-Cut Chips and a hearty Ploughman's made with local cheeses.

Take a stroll and admire the beautiful English Gardens inhale the scent of the flourishing flowers, before heading back to a choice of one of our elegant conference rooms.

Enjoy the delights of a delectable Afternoon tea. A proud member of the prestigious Tea Guild and its recent “Excellence Award” recognises this as a Top 100 place to take afternoon tea in the UK.  Guests are served a mouth-watering selection of finely cut sandwiches, speciality cakes and freshly baked scones smothered in New forest Jam and thick clotted cream, all complimented by a selection of fair trade loose leaf teas and coffee.

Enter a world of tranquillity as guests at The Montagu Arms have preferential rates at the state of the art Thai SenSpa, located just six miles across the beautiful New Forest at sister hotel Careys Manor. The award-winning SenSpa offers a hydrotherapy pool, herbal sauna, crystal steam room, ice room, and experience showers, relaxation rooms, with a full range of treatments including facials, massage, body scrubs, body wraps and more.

For a quiet and sophisticated break in relaxed surroundings, look no further and enjoy a taste of elegance.

Room sizes in metres

Room 11 (Standard Room) – 4.5x3.3

Room 5 (Superior Room) – 4.9x3.9

Room 20 (Four Poster Double room) – 5.80x4.1

Room 4 (Four Poster Suite) – lounge 4.3x3, bedroom 5.5x3.4



  • The AA Guide  Awarded 4 Red Stars - The Terrace Restaurant
  • The AA Guide ­ Awarded 3 AA Rosettes ­- The Terrace Restaurant
  • Good Hotel Guide - Editor's Choice Gourmet Hotels 2020 - The Montagu Arms Hotel
  • Good Hotel Guide - Editor's Choice Best Hotel Wedding Venues 2020 - The Montagu Arms Hotel
  • Beautiful South Awards - Gold Winner - Small Hotel of the Year - The Montagu Arms Hotel
  • Beautiful South Awards - Silver Winner - Restaurant of the Year - The Terrace Restaurant
  • New Forest Brilliance in Business Awards - Winner - Young Person in Business - Jeremy Whitworth
  • Open Table - Diners Choice Award


  • The AA Guide 4-stars
  • Green Tourism award – Gold
  • 2019 Young’s annual Scotch Egg Challenge – 2nd place
  • 2019 UK Wedding Awards Entry - Best Country House Venue


Guide Prices

Number of Rooms / Units
Room / Unit TypeRoom / Unit Tariff*
Double ensuite including dinner£349.00 per room per night (breakfast included)
Standard Doublefrom £229.00 to £79.00 per room per night (breakfast included)

*As a guide, prices are per room per night for hotels, guest houses, B&Bs and serviced apartments and per week for self-catering accommodation.

Note: Prices are a guide only and may change on a daily basis.



  • Additional Meal Details - Packed lunches provided
  • Bar
  • Serve evening meal

Children & Infants

  • Accept children (Minimum age) - 0
  • Cot - Cots available
  • Highchair - High chairs available

Establishment Features

  • 24 hr return laundry service
  • Accept coach parties
  • Central heating throughout
  • Conference facilities
  • Garden/patio for guests' use
  • Ironing facilities
  • Night porter
  • Public Telephone
  • Separate guests' lounge
  • Welcome single sex groups, eg stag/hen parties

Languages spoken

  • French spoken
  • German spoken
  • Hindi spoken
  • Polish spoken
  • Spanish spoken

Leisure Facilities

  • Access to golf course
  • Arrangements for riding/pony trekking
  • Other sporting facilities - Leisure club (onsite or nearby)

Parking & Transport

  • On site parking

Payment Methods

  • American Express accepted
  • Maestro Accepted
  • MasterCard accepted
  • Visa accepted

Provider Preferences

  • In countryside
  • Inn
  • Of historic, literary or architectural interest

Room / Unit Features

  • Colour television in all bedrooms

Specialist Features

  • Marketed as gay friendly

Special Offers

  • Midweek Mini Break
    This winter, trade the city for an idyllic country retreat with our Midweek Mini Break Special Offer and receive FREE attraction tickets to explore British motoring history at the famous Beaulieu Motor Museum. Famed for its attractive rural surroundings and wild ponies, Beaulieu (meaning 'beautiful place') is also home to a country house hotel oozing charm, character and historical splendour. On arrival, you'll be treated to a Montagu signature tea pairing with homemade scones made by Head Chef Matthew Whitfield to enjoy by the fire to warm you from the inside out. 


    • Complimentary Montagu Tea pairing with homemade scones
    • Luxury overnight accommodation 
    • Full New Forest breakfast
    • Complimentary attraction tickets to Beaulieu Motor Museum

    From £179 per room

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  • Forest To Fork Dining Break - Save £146

    This winter, enjoy the tastes of the season and let Head Chef Matthew Whitfield take you on an inspiring culinary journey you’ll never forget- From £249 per room

    Inspired by his own fascinating story from wide-eyed country boy with a dream to the inspiring and accomplished chef he is today, Matthew’s innovative menu is designed to capture an exciting range of flavours, textures and aromas from the abundant New Forest larder including his very own kitchen garden. Venison sourced from the history-rich Beaulieu Estate across the river, rooted New Forest mushrooms in a variety of species and sweet Heather Honey from the prized local bees are all comforting stars of the show.

    A delicious break such as this is not to be hurried, savour every part of your visit to the Montagu Arms Hotel for a gourmet experience like no other.

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Map & Directions

Road Directions


From London: Follow the M3 by passing Winchester.Join the M27 westbound following signs to Bournemouth. Leave the M27 at junction 2. Turn left at the roundabout follow the brown tourist board signs for Beaulieu (A326). Continue until you reach Dibden Purlieu. Turn right at the roundabout onto the B3054 signposted Beaulieu. As you enter Beaulieu village the hotel is situated on your left.


  • Regional and Miscellaneous -Tourism South East Member 2019 Tourism South East Member 2019 2019
  • Regional and Miscellaneous -Beautiful South Awards Winners 2019/20 - Gold Beautiful South Awards Winners 2019/20 - Gold 2019

Opening Times

Open Christmas
Open New Year
2020 - Opening (1 Jan 2020 - 31 Dec 2020)

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