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Rated from 1 to 5, a higher number of stars indicates a better quality, range of services and facilities with an emphasis on 6 key areas – cleanliness, service, food, bedrooms, bathrooms and hospitality.

The merit score for this hotel is 84%. This helps you to compare quality between hotels of the same star rating.

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Customer rating 9 / 10
Based on 235 reviews

Charming country house with pleasant décor and vast grounds

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At a glance

2 Rosette restaurant
Wheelchair accessible
Indoor parking
Dogs welcome
Civil weddings

A delightful 18th-century country-house hotel set amidst 150 acres of landscaped grounds with lakes and woodland. The individually decorated bedrooms are tastefully furnished and thoughtfully equipped; some rooms have sun terraces with lovely views over the lake. Public rooms include a cosy lounge bar, music room, drawing room, library, restaurant and conservatory.

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  • En-suite rooms: 48
  • Ground-floor rooms: 5
  • Dogs allowed on premises
  • Dogs allowed in bedrooms
  • Broadband available
  • Wi-Fi available
  • Freeview TV in rooms

Room rates

  • Leisure breaks available

Opening times

  • Open all year


  • Night porter
  • Outdoor parking spaces: 100
  • Indoor parking spaces: 1 (charged)


  • Steps for wheelchair: 2
  • Accessible bedrooms: 5
  • Walk-in showers


  • Children welcome
  • Cots provided
  • High chairs
  • Children's portions or menu
  • Babysitting service
  • Ironing facilities


  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Hard tennis court
  • Private fishing
  • Other leisure facilities: Jogging trails Woodland walks Clay pigeon shooting Archery
  • Christmas entertainment programme
  • New Year entertainment programme


  • Minimum 24hr delegate rate: 155
  • Theatre-style holds (maximum): 250
  • Classroom-style holds (maximum): 50
  • Boardroom-style holds (maximum): 16


  • Holds a civil ceremony licence
  • Maximum number of guests: 100

Getting here

M25 junct 5, A21 towards Hastings. At Johns Cross take A2100 to Battle. Pass Abbey on right, 1st right into Powdermill Ln. 1m, hotel on right

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Battle 1m
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