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Forest Side Guesthouse

2 Queens Road, Lyndhurst, New Forest National Park Hampshire SO43 7BR England
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#4 of 23 B&Bs / Inns in Lyndhurst
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Forest Side Guesthouse offers accommodation in Lyndhurst, with free on-site carpark, in the heart of the New Forest National Park. Situated opposite the open forest, enjoying views over to Bolton's Bench and the freely wandering ponies, donkeys and cattle, you can appreciate all the charms that the New Forest has to offer on your doorstep. Our guesthouse has retained many of its Victorian features and boasts a splendid wooden staircase, beautiful stained-glass windows, high ceilings and original fireplaces. Forest Side has six delightfully spacious, en-suite guest bedrooms over two floors. Our dining room overlooks our splendid and colourful garden. Start your Forest Side day with our scrumptious, cooked to order, traditional English breakfast where all of our products are locally sourced where available. Being less than 20 metres from the open forest and a 5-minute stroll into the village of Lyndhurst, you are centrally located to enjoy all the New Forest has to offer.
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Free breakfast
Bicycle rental
Books, DVDs, music for children
Car hire
Baggage storage
Snack bar
Special diet menus
Horseback riding
Board games / puzzles
Non-smoking hotel
Outdoor furniture
Shared lounge / TV area
Private check-in / check-out
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Seating area
Flatscreen TV
Bath / shower
Complimentary toiletries
Bottled water
Wake-up service / alarm clock
Hair dryer
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Jane C wrote a review 01 Sep
14 contributions3 helpful votes
We had a good welcome, Room was very spacious and airy with a large bathroom and great shower. Breakfast had plenty of choice, and was served to you. Town was an easy walk with nice shops and eating places. Really enjoyed our stay, would return in the future. Very Covid safe. We eat at the Italian and Surfing Moo Moo both very good.
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Date of stay: August 2021Trip type: Travelled as a couple
Lorraine_C81 wrote a review Aug 2021
London, United Kingdom14 contributions17 helpful votes
Welcoming staff and wonderful location. We felt very well looked after and the staff seemed genuinely interested in how our stay went. Shout out to the breakfast waitress who was extremely attentive and the cooked breakfast which was 10/10. Great having a car park on site. The guest house is only a 5-10 minute walk to the high street. Recommend the Italian near the guesthouse and the cheese and wine bar. Both superb! Covid precautions taken seriously so knew we were in good hands!!
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Date of stay: August 2021Trip type: Travelled as a couple
Annettenick wrote a review Aug 2021
11 contributions
We stayed for four nights in a double and a twin room. Both rooms were very comfortable and spacious. A warm welcome from David who was very helpful. Breakfast was superb with lots of choice, delivered to us at the table by very friendly staff member, (called Nicola we think) and it set us up for the day. Good COVID awareness and hygiene throughout. Great location within walking distance of numerous good restaurants, pubs and cycle hire and the forest across the road. We had a wonderful break and we thoroughly recommend this guest house. Thanks David, we hope to visit you again.
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Date of stay: August 2021Trip type: Travelled with family
Graham wrote a review Aug 2021
East Sussex125 contributions102 helpful votes
We have had a four night stay at Forest Side and it’s our last night tonight. Our room (number 2) is at the top of the house. It’s bright with lots of space and a large en-suite with a nice hot shower. The room is spotless and the bed super comfy. The breakfast which you pre-order is divine, it set us up for the day. Due to COVID the hosts get you what you want from the breakfast bar which works very well and when finished your cooked breakfast arrives. It’s a really lovely atmosphere in the mornings. There is free parking on site. All in all an excellent, comfortable and delicious stay from perfect hosts. Thank you very much indeed.
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Date of stay: August 2021Trip type: Travelled as a couple
JOHN R wrote a review Aug 2021
12 contributions3 helpful votes
Excellent accommodation, David is a very good host,you get a very good and hot breakfast, it's very clean 👌 close to the village that has some very good restaurants, if you enjoy Indian then you'll get no better than Indian Fusion, the Crown Hotel is also very good although a little expensive also the Italian restaurant almost next door is also Excellent.
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Date of stay: August 2021
Sleep Quality
US$85 - US$166 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Frequently Asked Questions about Forest Side Guesthouse
Which popular attractions are close to Forest Side Guesthouse?
Nearby attractions include New Forest National Park (0.4 km), The New Forest Heritage Centre (0.5 km), and Page’s of Lyndhurst (0.5 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Forest Side Guesthouse?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free breakfast, and free parking.
Which room amenities are available at Forest Side Guesthouse?
Top room amenities include a flat screen TV, a refrigerator, and a fireplace.
What food & drink options are available at Forest Side Guesthouse?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast and a snack bar during their stay.
Is parking available at Forest Side Guesthouse?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Forest Side Guesthouse?
Conveniently located restaurants include Peggy Mays Cafe, The Forage, and Indian Fusion.
Is Forest Side Guesthouse located near the city centre?
Yes, it is 0.4 km away from the centre of Lyndhurst.
Are there any historical sites close to Forest Side Guesthouse?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Eling Tide Mill Experience (7.3 km) and Rufus Stone (5.4 km).