The Lord Bute Hotel & Restaurant

181-185 Lymington Road



Based on 391 reviews
  • Wi-Fi

  • Breakfast

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About the hotel


You need to know

  • This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.
  • Disinfectant is used to clean the property, and commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays.
  • Social distancing measures are in place; guests are provided with hand sanitizer; cashless payment methods are available for all transactions; masks are required in public areas.
  • Enhanced food service safety measures are in place.

Check-in Instructions

  • Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
  • Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
  • Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
  • Guests must contact this property in advance to reserve rollaway/extra beds and sofa beds
  • This property accepts Visa and Mastercard; cash is not accepted
  • Safety features at this property include a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, and a first aid kit
  • Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property; the policies listed are provided by the property
  • This property's restaurant is closed on Sunday evenings.

Check-in Special Instructions

The front desk is open daily from 8:00 AM - 8:00 PM. To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property at least 24 hours before arrival using the information on the booking confirmation. If you are planning to arrive after 9 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation. Guests must contact the property in advance for check-in instructions. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Minimum Age



General description

On the edge of the New Forest the Lord Bute is in Highcliffe just 10 miles from the town centre of Bournemouth. Offering luxurious 5-star accommodation and an award-winning restaurant the guest house is just 20 minutes' drive from both Lymington and Brockenhurst.With free Wi-Fi the stylish rooms have a king-size bed a flat-screen TV work desk trouser press and tea and coffee making facilities. All rooms have an en-suite bathroom.Guests at the Lord Bute can enjoy full English breakfasts in the mornings. The Lord Bute restaurant serves a varied menu of traditional and modern cuisine including award-winning Sunday lunches. There is also regular entertainment including weekly dinner jazz and occasional cabaret nights.Beaulieu is a 30-minute drive from Lord Bute and the cathedral city of Salisbury is within 1 hour’s drive along with Winchester and Shaftesbury. The guest house is also just 8 miles from Bournemouth Railway Station and 27 miles from Southampton Airport. Guests can explore the nearby Jurassic Coast.


When you stay at The Lord Bute Hotel & Restaurant in Christchurch, you'll be near the beach, within a 15-minute walk of Highcliffe Castle and Highcliffe Beach. This 5-star guesthouse is 1.3 mi (2.1 km) from Friars Cliff Beach and 1.5 mi (2.3 km) from Avon Beach.


Distances are displayed to the nearest 0.1 mile and kilometer.

Highcliffe Castle - 0.4 km / 0.3 mi
Highcliffe Beach - 0.9 km / 0.6 mi
Friars Cliff Beach - 1.2 km / 0.8 mi
Barton-on-sea Beach - 1.5 km / 0.9 mi
Avon Beach - 1.9 km / 1.2 mi
New Forest National Park - 2.4 km / 1.5 mi
Mudeford Quay - 3.1 km / 2 mi
Mudeford Quay Beach - 3.2 km / 2 mi
Mudeford Sandbank - 4.3 km / 2.7 mi
Christchurch Harbour - 4.5 km / 2.8 mi
Prototype Bailey Bridge - 4.9 km / 3.1 mi
Hengistbury Head Beach - 3.7 km / 2.3 mi
Sammy Miller Museum - 5.1 km / 3.1 mi
Christchurch Castle - 5.5 km / 3.4 mi
Regent Centre - 5.5 km / 3.4 mi

The nearest airports are:
Southampton (SOU) - 43.7 km / 27.2 mi
Bournemouth (BOH-Bournemouth Intl.) - 11.7 km / 7.3 mi


Satisfy your appetite for lunch or dinner at the guesthouse's restaurant, or stay in and take advantage of the room service (during limited hours). Quench your thirst with your favorite drink at the bar/lounge. A complimentary full breakfast is served daily.


Make yourself at home in one of the 13 air-conditioned rooms featuring flat-screen televisions. Complimentary wireless Internet access keeps you connected, and cable programming is available for your entertainment. Bathrooms have shower/tub combinations and complimentary toiletries. Conveniences include desks and coffee/tea makers, and housekeeping is provided daily.


Take in the views from a terrace and make use of amenities such as complimentary wireless Internet access and concierge services.

Business, and other amenities

The front desk is staffed during limited hours. Free self parking is available onsite.


The following facilities are closed on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday:
  • Bar/lounge
  • Restaurant

Hotel Amenities

  • Wi-Fi

  • Front desk

  • Concierge

  • Restaurant

  • Parking

  • Wedding services


Internet Access
  • Wi-Fi
Parking & transportation
  • Parking
Front desk services
  • Concierge
  • Front desk
  • Wedding services
  • Roll-in shower
  • Wheelchair accessible rooms
Food & drink
  • Bar
  • Breakfast
  • Restaurant
  • Does The Lord Bute Hotel & Restaurant offer free breakfast?

    No, The Lord Bute Hotel & Restaurant does not offer complimentary breakfast. It is available at a surcharge.

  • Does The Lord Bute Hotel & Restaurant have non-smoking rooms

    No, The Lord Bute Hotel & Restaurant doesn't have non-smoking rooms.

  • Does The Lord Bute Hotel & Restaurant provide a shuttle service?

    No, Please contact the hotel for more information.

  • Does The Lord Bute Hotel & Restaurant have a swimming pool?

    No, The Lord Bute Hotel & Restaurant does not have a swimming pool.

  • Does The Lord Bute Hotel & Restaurant have free Wi-Fi?

    No, The Lord Bute Hotel & Restaurant does not offer free Wi-Fi.

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