3 of the Best Hotels with Hot Tubs in Dorset

For those searching for a bucolic idyll, far from the madding crowds, we'd suggest you look at Dorset. This county seems to have missed out on the majority of the traffic that heads straight past and on to Devon and Cornwall. Yet here you'll find beautiful countryside and a stunning coastline, three quarters of which is a World Heritage Site. Our recommendations for the best hotels with hot tubs in Dorset, should satisfy those looking for a chic seaside vibe or those seeking a traditional country house feel.

Summer Lodge

If romance is on your mind and privacy is what you want, you'll have to book Summer Lodge's Ivy Cottage. However if you can't stretch to that (prices start at £655 per night B&B), the hotel also has a spa where you'll find a hot tub for all to use.

Our other two recommendations are located in the increasingly trendy Christchurch, a great place for a short romantic break with plenty to do and see on the doorstep. Our hotels don't offer private tubs, but you'll find them in top notch spas - perfect for a pampering weekend.

Our pick of the best hotels with hot tubs in Dorset follows, but the order bears no reflection on our preference! To check a hotel's availability click the "check prices" button beside the property.

3 of The Best Hotels with Hot Tubs in Dorset

The Best Hotels with Private Hot Tubs in Dorset

Summer Lodge in Eveshot Dorset, is a Grade II heritage-listed county house hotel surrounded by lovely gardens and spectacular “Hardy” countryside. Inside expect a profusion of fabrics, gilt mirrors, brass fenders, globes, tartan cushions, swags and fringes galore, plus a world-class sommelier, a spa and electric buggies for the luggage. If the public rooms are a tad fussy for some, the bedrooms are deliciously pretty and supremely comfortable. A fulsome cream tea is laid out in the afternoon. Book the Ivy Cottage, which has a private outdoor hot tub.

Summer Lodge

The Best Spa Hotels with Hot Tubs in Dorset

The Captain’s Club Hotel & Spa is on the bank of the River Stour in Christchurch, just before the estuary, so the views are fantastic, especially from the larger suites which have private balconies and fully equipped kitchens. The rooms are very nice too, and there’s a very good restaurant, along with a top of the range spa.

Captains Club Hotel and Spa

Christchurch Harbour Hotel and Spa is a newly refurbished 64 room hotel with a pampering spa and wonderful views of Christchurch Harbour and beyond. This is a sophisticated take on the classic seaside hotel with a glamorous bar for pre-dinner drinks, and the Upper Deck restaurant, with its wonderful views and equally wonderful seafood menu. The spa has an extensive menu and facilities to match.

Christchurch Harbour Hotel and Spa

If you haven't found your idea of the best hotel with a hot tub in Dorset on our Guru's list you could:

3 of The Best Hotels with Hot Tubs in Dorset

  • Summer Lodge Evershot, Dorset 24 rooms from £265

    Foodies  -  The dream team of Head Chef Steven Titman and world-renowned Sommelier Eric Zwiebel make dinner an unforgettable experience.
    Romantic Break  -  Let your romantic side out with candlelit hot tub sessions, in room champagne and rose petals on the bed.
    Great walks  -  Borrow wellies for strolls around the English garden or the adjoining deer park teeming with wildlife and natural beauty.
    Spa  -  As well as wide range of treatments the spa offers heated indoor pool, hot tub and sauna.
    Recommended by  -  I Escape, Frommers, Good Hotel Guide, Kiwi Collection, Relais & Chateaux

    A Hardy-esque country house turned hotel, surrounded by lovely gardens and spectacular countryside. Luxurious rooms boasts elaborate floral fabrics and plush furnishings. The gourmet restaurant is not to be missed, nor the extensive bar. A cosy countryside base, complete with pool, spa and tennis. See More

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  • Christchurch Harbour Hotel & Spa Christchurch 64 rooms from £160

    Kayaking  -  Complimentary single and double kayaks available for the guests to use.
    Great walks  -  Plenty of coastal walks for all abilities
    Views  -  Superb views over Christchurch harbour

    Style and exceptional service on the Dorset coast. The newly refurbished Christchurch Harbour Hotel offers smart bedrooms, excellent food, pampering spa and wonderful views. Perfect for an indulgent break by the sea. See More

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  • Captain's Club Hotel & Spa Christchurch (East Dorset) 17 rooms from £229

    Families  -  Family can accommodate between 3 and 6 guest (plus furry friends) and one even comes with a cinema room!
    Riverside  -  Perfectly set on the banks of the River Stour.
    Swimming Pool  -  The spa has an indoor hydrotherapy pool complete with resistance jets and poolside loungers
    Recommended by  -  I Escape, Sawdays

    A modern seaside hotel on the banks of the River Stour in Christchurch. Self-catering rooms and suites have fully equipped kitchens, modern furnishings, and balconies with views. Top of the range spa and therapies, terraces, good restaurant, and plenty of local activities. Very family oriented. See More

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Written by Sarah Empson

posted Friday, 7th June 2019