You can check in from 3pm on the day of arrival and check-out time is at 11am on the morning of your departure. We are clearly looking forward to your visit – should you wish to arrive earlier or check out later, please let us know and we will do our utmost to accommodate.
To start your day in the best way, continental breakfast is served between 7am and 10.30am daily in the restaurant (From 8am on Sunday and Bank Holidays). If you have a really early start, no problem – we can arrange a ‘Grab and Go’ continental breakfast for you, again just let us know at reception the night before.
Complimentary Wi-Fi is available throughout the hotel, although it is a little eccentric due to our rural location (perfect for keeping the kids off their screens).
We cannot guarantee specific rooms within a room type. However, we will always try our best to accommodate you if you have a preference.
Family-owned, we are always so pleased to welcome little guests. With a fantastic children’s menu and a parent-friendly setting in our restaurant, an exciting play area and local to some of the best attractions in the UK, our friendly countryside hotel is the perfect place for a New Forest family break.
Our Deluxe and Grand-Deluxe rooms are perfect if you are travelling with little ones, with either a sofa bed or space for additional pop-up beds.
Cots can be provided but we recommend bringing your own if you can.
Absolutely! Furry friends are welcome across your collection.
At Bartley Lodge, Beaulieu Inn and Forest Lodge for £15 (per dog per night) and £30 (per dog per night) at Burley Manor they will receive their own dog mat and welcome bag of delicious healthy treats, with special bowls to eat and drink from. There are even ‘wash pipes’ for muddy paws fresh back from walkies.
While dining at The Drift, why not bring your furry friend with you, as we have a tone of outdoor space for them to enjoy.
We allow a maximum of two dogs per room and these must be over one-year-old. Depending on the room type reserved, we may later the number of dogs allowed and dogs are not permitted on beds or furniture.
Click here to read our full Dog Policy, complete with all our doggy do’s and don’ts.
Let the train take the strain – The nearest train stations are Beaulieu Road Station (120 yards) and Ashurst New Forest (5.7 miles).
There’s complimentary on-site car parking for all guests. This includes charging points for electric cars and designated disabled parking spaces.
All of our rooms have hairdryers provided so there are no bad hair days here.
We have an accessible room, located on the ground-floor with extra wide doors for wheelchair users and a wet-room style bathroom with low-level toilet, basin and grab rails.
The main building is located over two floors with a lift providing access to the first-floor, while the garden annexe is located over three floors, but there’s no lift. There’s a small step at the front door entrance – upon request, a ramp can be provided for wheelchair access.
We can allocate rooms on the ground-floor or first-floor should this be required, subject to availability.
For more information, our accessibility statement can be found here
There is a two night minimum stay when booking a Saturday night. Otherwise, there are no minimum nights needed for any bookings.
If Covid restrictions prevent travel we are operating a flexible full cancellation policy.
In normal times (nearly there) for our best available rates, you can cancel your reservation up to 48-hours prior to your arrival date without charge. A notification of cancellation after this time, will result in payment being taken for the first night of your stay. Our pre-paid preferential rates that require advance payment are non-refundable – these bookings cannot be cancelled or amended.
We cater to all dietary needs. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any special requests before arrival. You’ll find all The Drift’s menus online including our plant based and gluten free dishes, suitable for vegetarians and vegans. Happy dining.
The Drift is open from 7am weekdays and 7.30am on weekends. We serve breakfast, lunch, and everything in between every day. We recommend that you reserve a table in the restaurant before arrival as we are unable to guarantee a table during busy times if a reservation has not been made.
Small plates are available daily between 12pm and 9pm in our bar and lounge, along with afternoon tea from 2.30pm to 5pm. All delicious and made with locally sourced ingredients.
Our indoor pool is now open for use, however we encourage you to maintain social distancing when using the facilities.
Capacity is limited and changing rooms remain closed, so please change and shower in your room before and after using the pool.
All children must be accompanied by an adult at all times