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1629 1

Best Western New Holmwood Hotel

AA rating

About this rating

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 80%. This helps you to compare quality between hotels of the same star rating.

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Customer rating 9 / 10
Based on 71 reviews

Friendly and helpful staff in a delightful location

AA Inspector

At a glance

Family rooms
Wheelchair accessible
Dogs welcome
Civil weddings
Outdoor parking

Just by the Esplanade, this hotel has an enviable outlook. Bedrooms are comfortable and very well equipped, and the light and airy, glass-fronted restaurant looks out to sea and serves a range of interesting meals. The sun terrace is delightful in the summer and there is a choice of meeting rooms for all occasions. Parking is available on a first-come, first-serve basis.


  • En-suite rooms: 26
  • Family rooms: 1
  • Ground-floor rooms: 9
  • Dogs allowed on premises
  • Dogs allowed in bedrooms
  • Broadband available
  • Wi-Fi available
  • Free satellite TV in rooms
  • Freeview TV in rooms

Opening times

  • Open all year


  • Night porter
  • Outdoor parking spaces: 20


  • Accessible bedrooms: 1
  • Walk-in showers


  • Children welcome


  • Christmas entertainment programme
  • New Year entertainment programme


  • Theatre-style holds (maximum): 100
  • Classroom-style holds (maximum): 60
  • Boardroom-style holds (maximum): 50


  • Holds a civil ceremony licence
  • Maximum number of guests: 60

Getting here

From A3020 at Northwood Garage lights, left and follow to roundabout. 1st left then sharp right into Baring Road, 4th left into Egypt Hill. At bottom turn right, hotel on right.

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Southampton Central

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