Elmers Court Hotel & Resort offers the best of both worlds in one stunning location, set within the glorious expanse of the New Forest National Park and bordered by the glittering Solent Coast.
For your self-catering stay, check into the magnificent Tudor-style manor or choose an apartment within the grounds, whilst our spacious, en-suite hotel rooms are situated in the courtyard, just a few minutes’ walk from the main house.
All our guests can enjoy the benefits of staying on our fabulous 23-acre estate, including extensive gardens, superb spa and leisure facilities - with both indoor and outdoor swimming pools - and an excellent range of dining options. With easy access to river walks, local beaches and day tips to Southampton, Bournemouth and the Isle of Wight, Elmers Court is the ultimate destination for an escape from the everyday.
Our hotel in the New Forest offers the perfect setting for any occasion with spacious en-suite accommodation, excellent facilities and stunning gardens. The 19th century manor house overlooks our Queen Mary lawn, the Lymington River.
Ideally located for local attractions, the Isle of Wight and towns of Southampton and Bournemouth, Macdonald Elmers Court Hotel in the New Forest is the perfect place to stay whatever the occasion.
Historic 4-Star Hotel & Self-Catering Resort in the New Forest
Elmers Court is a wonderful, modern-day retreat with a fascinating history. Originally known as The Elms, it was taken over by the Whitaker family in 1874. James Whitaker was an MP and a JP, and it was thought that The Elms was used as a local courthouse, hence the eventual name-change to Elmers Court. When Hugh Whitaker inherited the estate in 1893, he rebuilt much of the property and many of its stand-out features - the Tudor-style gables, handsome carved panelling and huge, stone casement windows overlooking the Solent - originate from the early 1900s.
By the 1930’s, the house had passed to the local council and was lent to the War Office in the 1940s. Used as an Electronics and Communication Centre by the American and Canadian Forces to co-ordinate the D-Day Landings.
Today, the focus is firmly on relaxation so whether you’re looking for the luxurious touches of a hotel break, the home-from-home comfort of a self-catering stay or a little bit of both, there’s an option to suit everyone at Elmers Court.