The Bell Inn

Brook LyndhurstSO43 7HEUnited Kingdom
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About The Bell Inn

The Bell Inn is a historic hotel that has been family-owned for approximately 250 years. Since 1782, it has stood only six miles from the New Forest Centre Museum and 13 miles from the Beaulieu National Motor Museum.

Every room at this location offers flatscreen televisions, tea & coffee making equipment, and upscale linens.

There is free Wi-Fi throughout the hotel. Also, this destination offers free public parking on-site.

The Bell Inn’s on-site restaurant offers Modern British cuisine. Dishes are prepared using fresh produce from the Crosthwaite - Eyre Estate and The New Forest, and lunch and dinner can be enjoyed inside or al fresco in the hotel’s garden. There is also an on-site bar.

There are two golf courses beside the hotel. Also, the New Forest Centre Museum is six miles away, while the Beaulieu National Motor Museum is a quick 13 minute drive.


Brook , Lyndhurst, SO43 7HE, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44(23)80812214 | Fax: +44(23)80813958 | Official Homepage

Top amenities

  • Free WiFi in lobby
  • Free WiFi in rooms
  • Pool
  • Spa
  • Parking
  • Pets
  • A/C
  • Restaurant
  • Hotel bar
  • Gym

All amenities

Hotel facilities

  • 24-hour reception
  • Conference rooms
  • Free WiFi in lobby
  • Hotel bar
  • Hotel safe
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Parking garage
  • Pets allowed
  • Restaurant
  • Room service
  • WiFi in lobby

Room facilities

  • Bathroom with bathtub
  • Bathroom with shower
  • Central heating
  • Desk
  • Electric kettle
  • Fan
  • Free WiFi in rooms
  • Hairdryer
  • Internet
  • Telephone
  • Television
  • WiFi in rooms


  • Accessible parking
  • Wheelchair accessible

For children

  • Child / Baby crib

Arrival / Departure

  • Check-in: 15:00
  • Check-out: 10:30

Positive Reviews

Friendly staff.

Guests agree — the staff here are a pleasant group. Reports indicate that you should have absolutely no issue getting your various requests attended to at this hotel. The staff do an admirable job of looking out for your needs.

Tasty fare.

The food here largely draws commendations. Lunch and dinner guests report that the Modern British cuisine is enjoyable. All dishes are prepared with local produce from The New Forest and Crosthwaite - Eyre Estate whenever possible. As a bonus, these meals can either be enjoyed inside or al fresco via the hotel’s garden.

Great location.

Guests are pleased with the location of The Bell Inn. Golfers can rejoice in knowing that there are two golf courses next to the hotel. Additionally, a quick six mile journey will deliver you to New Forest Centre Museum, while a 13 minute drive will take guests to Beaulieu National Motor Museum.

Negative Reviews

Mixed breakfast reviews.

Guests indicate that while lunch and dinner are impressive, breakfast can be a little hit-and-miss, with some guests coming away less than impressed. Specifically, those staying at the hotel complain of a limited buffet selection for breakfast.

Rooms can get noisy.

Be advised: Guests suggest that certain rooms at this location can get noisy and cause disruptions in the day and evening. Notably, guests say that the rooms above the restaurant and bar area are understandably particularly susceptible to this.

Bed complaints.

Mixed reviews of the beds at The Bell Inn abound, with some guests saying that the beds were too hard to truly be comfortable.

Rating Overview

Rating trivago Rating Index based on 147 reviews across the web
8.5 /10
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8.5 out of 10 based on 147 reviews