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A peaceful retreat in the heart of the New Forest, the Macdonald Elmers Court Hotel is the perfect place for a luxury getaway with the whole family. The rooms in this 19th-century manor house are elegantly decorated and overlook 23 acres of greenery.

*Terms and conditions apply.

  • Full English breakfast
  • Free WiFi
  • Gym
  • Kids dining
  • Restaurant
  • Swimming pool
  • Infant friendly


When can I check-in and check-out?

Check-in from 3pm and check-out by 11am. Late check-out until 2pm is available (subject to availability and arrangement) and is charged at £30. A luggage drop service is available at the hotel; simply ask at reception.

Can I leave my luggage at the hotel?

Yes, a luggage drop service is available. Simply ask at reception and your luggage can be stored for you.

Is there a pool?

Yes! The hotel's leisure club has a 17-metre indoor pool as well as a 15-metre outdoor pool with surrounding gardens that provide the ideal backdrop.

Where can I park?

Parking at the hotel's car park is included free of charge as part of your Paultons Break.

What is there for the kids to do?

Children will love playing outdoor games on the hotel's 23 acres of greenery. If you visit around Easter, Halloween, or Christmas and take part in a range of seasonal events (subject to change and availability).

What facilities are there for infants/babies?

Happy babies mean happy grown-ups and the Macdonald Elmers Court Hotel makes sure that your little ones have everything they'll need, including:

  • Bottle/milk warming service
  • Free milk for bottles (cow's/soya milk, not formula)
  • In-room fridges for bottles
  • Supply of high chairs in the restaurant

What else is there to do at the hotel?

With over 23 acres of gardens and a fully equipped gym and spa, there's something for everyone at the Macdonald Elmers Court Hotel. If you're looking for a quiet evening after a busy day at Paultons Park and Peppa Pig World, there are also board games available to borrow from reception.

Is there WiFi?

Complimentary WiFi is available in all guest rooms and throughout the public areas of the hotel as part of your Paultons Break package.

What's near the hotel?

The hotel is approximately a mile from the town of Lymington, close to the Lymington River. A convenience store and a number of family restaurants are within walking distance of the hotel.

You will be just a short drive away from the New Forest National Park, where you can enjoy a number of different activities, such as woodland walks, canoeing and cycling. Don't forget to keep an eye out for the wild ponies!

What disabled facilities does the hotel offer?

The Macdonald Elmers Court Hotel has one specially adapted room and all public areas of the hotel are wheelchair accessible. For information or to book one of our accessible rooms, please see our Help Centre.

The hotel's phone number is: 0844 879 9060

What is the children's age limit?

The children's age limit at this hotel is 12 years old.


What can I get for breakfast?

The Macdonald Elmers Court Hotel offers a full English breakfast with some continental options available. The hotel's restaurant is open for breakfast between 7:30am and 10:30am on weekdays and 8am and 10.30am on weekends.

What's the hotel restaurant like?

There are two restaurants at the Macdonald Elmers Court Hotel.

For a taste of fine dining, pick The Waterford Restaurant, which serves up British classics with a contemporary twist. Open 18:00pm - :20:30pm

Visit Gio's at The Solent, which serves a range of light meals, pizzas, and snacks.


How is this room laid out?

Family of 3 rooms consist of a double bed and a bunk bed.

Family of 4 rooms consist of a double bed and a bunk bed.

What facilities are there in my room?

The comfy rooms in this 19th-century manor house are perfect for your Paultons Break. Room facilities include:

  • Bunk beds
  • Childproof windows
  • Children's channels (CBBC and CBeebies)
  • Freeview TV
  • Hairdryer
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Tea and coffee making facilities
  • Telephone
  • TV sockets for games consoles

What do I do if I need a cot?

Should you require a cot please see our Help Centre for more information.

What about my bathroom?

The en-suite bathrooms at the Macdonald Elmers Court Hotel have everything you'll need, including:

  • Bath
  • Complimentary toiletries
  • Shower
  • Shower over bath
  • Towels

Can I get room service?

Room service is available from 07.30am-20.30pm at the Macdonald Elmers Court Hotel.


How do I get there?

The Macdonald Elmers Court Hotel is located close to the M27 and M271.

How can I get around?

The hotel is located approximately 400 yards from the Lymington Pier train station and ferry port and is approximately a 20-minute walk from the town of Lymington. A taxi to Paultons Park and Peppa Pig World costs approximately £45.