Property above: The Elvetham Hotel, Hampshire
Although there aren't many castle hotels in the south of England, this is more than made up for by the many country house hotels throughout Sussex, Kent and Hampshire. Don't just take our word for it though... scroll down to see for yourself!
South Lodge Hotel, West Sussex
Built in 1883 as a family home South Lodge Hotel still exudes that feel. Inside are 89 exquisitely furnished rooms, some with romantic four-posters, others with bubbling Jacuzzis, and wherever you turn stunning views over the South Downs.
Bailiffscourt Hotel and Spa, West Sussex
Situated adjacent to lovely, undeveloped Climping beach near Arundel, this unusual hotel nestles amongst acres of gardens and features medieval architecture and gothic mullioned windows. There is also a luxurious spa.
Hotel Du Vin and Bistro Brighton, East Sussex
Hotel du Vin Brighton is situated in the Lanes conservation area, a stone's throw from the seafront. Its 38 bedrooms are housed in a collection of eccentric, gothic revival and mock Tudor buildings.
Woodlands Lodge Hotel, Hampshire
Set in the idyllic surroundings of the New Forest and easily reached from both Southampton and Bournemouth, Woodland Lodge is perfect for both business and pleasure. The hotel also boasts a lovely restaurant serving good food and drink.
Georgian House Hotel, Surrey
Welcome to Georgian House Hotel and Spa, a superb hotel in Haslemere's pretty High Street with great bedrooms, Wi Fi access, large free car park, indoor pool, gym and full spa, relaxed café bar and restaurant.