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South Lodge Hotel

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Overview
  • Excellent75%
  • Very good16%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast Buffet
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
Airport Transportation
Room Service
5 Star accommodation
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We stayed for a weekend at South Lodge in August 2018. We were in one of the junior suites "The Smithy" Absolutely beautiful room, large 4 poster bed and huge bathroom wirh Jacuzzi bath and huge shower. My only complaint would be the bed creaks...More

Thank Janeyp65
Reviewed 2 days ago

We stayed at the South Lodge for two nights with our two dogs for a short weekend. The stay was made absolutely excellent by: - the level of service provided by most of the staff - the beautiful room!! - the delicious food The stay...More

Thank Angela Y
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have been to South Lodge a number of time for afternoon tea and are never disappointed. It is simply lovely. The food is delicious and there is plenty of it. The range of teas is good and you can try a number of different...More

Thank Kate B
Response from KerraB5, Guest Relations Manager at South Lodge HotelResponded 1 week ago

Dear Kate, Thank you for taking the time to write such a lovely review of your recent Afternoon Tea experience. I am absolutely delighted to read that once again you had such a wonderful afternoon with us and look forward to welcoming you back very...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful hotel, great view, but unfortunately this might not be a 5 star experience that you would expect to have in places such as Marriott or Ritz. Maybe an old fashioned 5 star! I made a last minute booking to stay here for one night...More

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Response from KerraB5, Guest Relations Manager at South Lodge HotelResponded 6 days ago

Firstly may I thank you for taking the time to review your recent visit to South Lodge. With regards to your room, I can see that you had booked a smart room unfortunately this category of bedroom is not described as having a view of...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

We have been staying at South Lodge for a few years to celebrate special occasions but this stay was the best yet! The hotel is very luxurious and having been to similar hotels I have found the staff to be stuck up and dated with...More

Thank Emily B
Response from KerraB5, Guest Relations Manager at South Lodge HotelResponded 1 week ago

Dear Emily, May I thank you for taking the time to write such a lovely review of your recent visit to South Lodge. I am absolutely delighted to read that you had such a wonderful stay with us and that we played a hand in...More

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About
Description
Winner of the Gold Award for 'Large Hotel of the Year' at the Beautiful South Awards 2015, South Lodge is less than an hour from Central London and nestles amongst 93 acres of stunning woodland and parkland. A ...More magnificent, former family country house - it's the perfect place to relax and unwind whilst indulging yourself with fine wine, gourmet food and unbeatable horizons. Less
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Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Free Parking
Restaurant
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Room Service
Bar/Lounge
Airport Transportation
Banquet Room
Breakfast Available
Business Centre with Internet Access
Conference Facilities
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Meeting Rooms
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Pool
Beachfront
Spa
Breakfast included
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
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Traveller (825)
Room & Suite (415)
Dining (134)
Business Centre & Event Rooms (2)
Family and Play Areas (1)
Questions & Answers
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adititrip
18 May 2018|
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Response from KerraB5 | Property representative |
Hi Adititrip, The main difference between our junior suite and our family suite is that a family suite is equipped with 2 double beds, sleeping 2 adults and 2 children very comfortably. Do give us a call on 01403 891711... More
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ktloug
13 December 2017|
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Response from TonyH4060 | Reviewed this property |
Best advice is to contact the hotel directly. Never seen or heard anything re clay shooting, but reception staff are very helpful and knowledgable. Hope you enjoy your stay. If this reply is helpful, a thumbs up would be... More
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Wildfish1
18 August 2017|
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Response from acr7 | Reviewed this property |
Hi, I exchanged several emails with them just using the contact page on the exclusive hotels website. They always replied pretty promptly. Hope that works.
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Room Tips
"Rooms with patio facing the grounds also face the highway and the stinky pump w/ high pitched noise."
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"They are building a spa at the back of the hotel so there was some noise and views disturbed by build."
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"Request a room with a view, on the 2nd floor"
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"View overlooking South Downs"
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