In bustling Hythe Marina on the south coast, the Boathouse Hotel provides sleek, modern rooms with free Wi-Fi, some overlooking the water. The restaurant uses local produce and there is a relaxed waterside bar. Each spacious room is equipped with a flat-screen TV and an elegant private bathroom. Some rooms have a private balcony over the marina, whilst all have free tea and coffee. Guests at the Boathouse are served a continental breakfast each morning, dining with views of the marina in the background. There is also a contemporary lunch and evening menu, and the bar has live entertainment every Friday. Just 2 miles from the scenic New Forest, Hythe Marina hosts many shops, restaurants and bars, all within a few minutes’ stroll of the hotel. Southampton can be reached with a 30-minute drive, or via the regular ferry service which runs from Hythe right into the city centre.