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Wedding anniversary - nice hotel in south east please

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desperatehousewife Mon 25-Jul-05 17:01:26

Everything I have looked at on the internet is either too far away, fully booked or too expensive (ie: £160+ per night).

Looking for 2 nights (weekend) beginning of September, don't want to drive too far to get there.

Anyone know of any good websites for romantic getaways or classy boutique type hotels. (Babington House would be my ideal but it's £250 per night!!)


noddyholder Mon 25-Jul-05 17:07:14

Hello DHW will get my thinking cap on later and get back to you. I would love to get married at BH but the cost is OTT

bossykate Mon 25-Jul-05 17:07:53

what is your budget, dhw?

SoupDragon Mon 25-Jul-05 17:09:34

Where rae you and how far do you want to travel?

desperatehousewife Mon 25-Jul-05 17:09:44

To be honest, if I'm realising that to get anything close to what I want I'm going to have to pay Hotel Du Vin prices (£100-130 per night). but all the Hotel du Vins are fully booked !

desperatehousewife Mon 25-Jul-05 17:10:17

Soupy I'm on South Coast, don't want to travel more than a couple of hours - not too far (and definately not london)

RTKangaMummy Mon 25-Jul-05 17:15:59

What about ashdown forest?

FrenchGirl Mon 25-Jul-05 17:17:33

have you looked at the Onion Store?

desperatehousewife Mon 25-Jul-05 17:18:43

Kanga - Ashdown is £165 per night - too much!

FrenchGirl Mon 25-Jul-05 17:18:50

It's lovely from what I've heard....

RTKangaMummy Mon 25-Jul-05 17:19:46

here is the website

Haven't been there but have been to GRAND in EASTBOURNE for dinner and beauty days etc.

desperatehousewife Mon 25-Jul-05 17:20:41

French girl - looks really nice, but it's self catering and I don't want to have to lift a finger! Want a hotel.

RTKangaMummy Mon 25-Jul-05 17:21:33

Sorry too slow to post

FrenchGirl Mon 25-Jul-05 17:23:06

fair enough...
how about somewhere a bit special in Bath

desperatehousewife Mon 25-Jul-05 17:24:32

Frenchgirl - it really does look lovely - just phoned, totally booked - even booked for most weekends next year!!!!!!!!!!! I don't stand a chance of getting anywhere. Looks like I'll be camping!

desperatehousewife Mon 25-Jul-05 17:26:22

Bath hotel is £250 per night.....anyway my nan lives in Bath and don't want to bump into her!

But you are on the right track lady! Thank you for your ideas. Keep em coming!!!!!

RTKangaMummy Mon 25-Jul-05 17:28:15

Can you give ideas of which counties you want

and what you want there??

desperatehousewife Mon 25-Jul-05 17:30:19

Wiltshire/sussex/surrey/Hampshire - basically not too far from South Coast.

Under £160 per night
want to feel spoilt
ideally,cool funky boutique style hotel or country house hotel
good food

Asking a lot aren't I?

bossykate Mon 25-Jul-05 17:34:28

dhw, what about White House Brighton

bossykate Mon 25-Jul-05 17:36:01

or any of these?

desperatehousewife Mon 25-Jul-05 17:36:17

i live in brighton! sorry, i'm being very annoying aren't i?

FrenchGirl Mon 25-Jul-05 17:39:14

OK, how about this one ?
no idea about prices though

FrenchGirl Mon 25-Jul-05 17:40:54

or in Kent, here

RTKangaMummy Mon 25-Jul-05 17:44:53

copthorne hotels

WideWebWitch Mon 25-Jul-05 17:46:37

what about Hotel du vin?

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