Alexander House Hotel & Utopia Spa

Turners Hill, United Kingdom

A beautiful manor house in Sussex, once the home to the poet Shelley

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At a glance

38 rooms

Set in 120 acres of rolling Sussex parkland, Alexander House Hotel is a grand country house hotel with a world-class spa. Secluded and private yet minutes from Gatwick Airport, it is a superb rural getaway with two superb restaurants, relaxing spa treatments, an indoor pool and breathtaking gardens.


East Grinstead, Sussex. Golf courses, racing at Lingfield and Hickstead are nearby. 9 miles from London Gatwick Airport.


Things to enjoy

Utopia Spa, signature treatments, outdoor hot tub, mountain bikes, trekking trail, tennis, hair and nail studio.

Number of floors: 3
Number of lifts: 2

In detail

In contrast with the 17th-century building, the rooms and suites at Alexander House Hotel are contemporary in style with designer wallpaper and eclectic furnishings. Reminiscent of a Roman spa, wander along the marble and granite corridor to Utopia Spa, that provides more than 50 treatments, many of them unique.

Alexander House Hotel’s two excellent restaurants serve exciting modern European cuisine. AG’s Grill Room is a fine dining restaurant with imaginative and varied à la carte menu together with a succulent grill menu. Reflections is a less formal, brasserie-style restaurant with a Champagne bar and serves food in Flames Courtyard in summer with a log pit for cooler nights.


In line with our commitment to offer our guests both choice and diversity, Small Luxury Hotels of the World properties offer a range of room categories for you to choose from.

Alexander House & Utopia Spa

Luxury Double Room

Averaging 35 square meters our five-star luxury rooms are perfectly formed, rich in colour and comfortably stylish. All rooms have deep Vi-sprung super-king or oversized twin beds, the finest Egyptian cotton linen, deluxe duvets, handmade pillows and a promise of a restful and refreshing night’s sleep. Most of our gorgeous bathrooms include a core feature such as a polished Victorian style Bateau bath or separate walk-in power shower, and a host of Temple Spa products. Luxury rooms are complete with workstation, flat screen television and a selection of the latest magazines to help you relax.

Alexander House Hotel and Utopia Spa

Classic Room

As one of the very few outstanding five-star hotels outside of London, you can expect our classic rooms to be wonderfully welcoming and beautifully designed using rich fabrics and confident colours and averaging at 30 square meters. A restful and refreshing night’s sleep is our priority to guests and all rooms have deep sprung king sized beds dressed with the finest Egyptian cotton linen and deluxe duvets. Rooms include a workstation, flat screen television and a selection of refreshments and magazines. All bathrooms have been lovingly designed and filled with Temple Spa products to ensure a refreshing stay.

Alexander House & Utopia Spa

Junior Suite

Our spacious Junior Suites, which average 40 square meters, are individually unique but bound by comfort. Expect to find strikingly opulent fabrics and helpful enhancements such as a flat screen television, iPod docking station, workstation, personal safe, plus a selection of books and magazines. Each room has either a Superking or oversized twin handmade Vi-Spring beds, one with a canopied four poster; all dressed with the finest Egyptian cotton linen and hand-selected pillows. The gracious bathrooms present a selection of Temple Spa products and feature a large bath, shower, and in many rooms, twin vanity units. Our Junior Suites also include temporary membership to our Utopia Spa and use of all pools, saunas, bubble tubs, outdoor hot tub, gym and fitness classes. The Goodwood Four Poster Bedroom features a modern canopied bed, large seating area, marble bathroom and separate shower as well as His and Hers vanity units. Average suite size 416 Square Feet/38 Square metres

Alexander House & Utopia Spa

Spa Suites

Alexander House offers a collection of decadent Spa Suites. Each premier room is pleasingly spacious, averaging 55 square meters, and positioned to overlook our vast gardens and grounds. All rooms are deeply sophisticated and coated with the latest amenities including a large flat screen television, iPod docking station, Nespresso coffee machine, complimentary wifi and mineral water, plus a selection of books and magazines. Each handcrafted super king or oversized twin bed is finished with a Vi-Spring mattress, the finest Egyptian cotton linen and hand-selected pillows. Large marble bathrooms feature walk-in steam or monsoon showers, separate oversized baths, Temple Spa products and luxury towelling robes and slippers. Our Spa Suites include temporary membership to our Utopia Spa and use of all pools, saunas, bubble tubs, outdoor hot tub, gym and fitness classes.

Alexander House Hotel & Utopia Spa

Master Suite

There is nothing more glamorous than staying in our Henley Master Suite. At 115 square meters, with a generously appointed lounge area graced with a scintillating Humming Bird wall print, The Henley Master Suite is far from ordinary. Enjoy a host of amenities including iPod docking station, PlayStation 3, flat screen television, complimentary wifi, bespoke furniture, Nespresso machine and mineral water. Plus a selection of books and magazines and beautiful views across the South Lawn. A sumptuously large bathroom overflows with Temple Spa products and there is an oversized bathtub, his and her washbasins, walk-in power shower and soft towelling robes and slippers. Expect a wonderful rest on the profoundly comfortable handmade Vi-Spring emperor bed dressed with the finest Egyptian cotton linen and pillows hand-selected for the Alexander Hotel Group. A stay in our Henley Master Suite includes temporary membership to our Utopia Spa and use of all pools, saunas, bubble tubs, outdoor hot tub, gym and fitness classes.

Alexander House & Utopia Spa

Standard Room

Our Standard bedrooms are all individually designed and decorated. Double deep sprung beds are available with the finest Egyptian cotton bed linen. All have good-sized bathrooms with bath with overhead shower or separate walk-in power shower, use of luxury toweling robes and slippers are provided during your stay. For your comfort a tea & coffee tray, mineral water will await you. Average bedroom size 240 Square Feet/ 22.3 Square Metres

The Gatehouse

We are proud to introduce a fabulous new two bedroom, luxury serviced lodge at Alexander House Hotel. The Gatehouse is a stunning property that sits within our 120 acres of gardens and grounds and is surrounded by mature trees and shrubs, complete with it's own lawn area. Rigorous attention to detail has gone into the design and development of this fully equipped property, which has a Master Bedroom with super king size bed and a second bedroom with twin beds. The spacious lounge features a large TV and ultra comfortable sofa, whilst the dining area leads out onto one of two terraces with outdoor furniture and a barbecue in the summer months. Food can be prepared in the fully equipped kitchen area or delivered to your door by our Room Service Team. The Gatehouse is serviced every day by our Housekeeping team and our Concierge are there to help with organising activities and making any reservations you may require. Naturally, guests staying at The Gatehouse will receive temporary membership to our Utopia Spa and all facilities including pools, bubble tubs, sauna, steam room and gym. The Gatehouse is the perfect abode for executives and those searching for a private retreat. You can book from three nights to three months or even longer…


Tradition blends with modern comforts at Alexander House Hotel to provide an atmosphere where visitors feel at home. The hotel features stunning interiors embellished with rich furnishings and fine works of art, alongside excellent facilities for meetings and conferences. Alexander's Restaurant, widely recognised over the years for its English and classic French cuisine, holds the RAC Level 4 Dining Award and three AA Rosettes.

Directory of services

  • Anti allergy amenities inroom
  • Car Parking ( at cost )
  • Car Parking ( complimentary )
  • Concierge
  • Daily maid service
  • Daily newspaper
  • Disabled Rooms
  • Guests relation services
  • Hairdresser
  • High speed Internet in public areas
  • High speed Internet in guest rooms
  • Ice machines
  • Interconnecting rooms
  • Internet / E-mail terminal
  • Laundry service
  • Luggage services
  • Porters
  • Room service - 24 hour
  • Sommelier
  • Themed Events
  • Turn-down service
  • Valet Parking
  • Wake up calls
  • Licenced Wedding Ceremonies
  • WI-FI in public areas
  • WI-FI in guest rooms
  • Wine, flowers & fruits in-room

On-site facilities

  • Beauty Salon
  • Boutique/Gift shop
  • Fitness Facility
  • Gym/studio (supervised)*
  • Indoor swimming pool
  • Jacuzzi
  • Jogging trail
  • Luggage storeroom
  • Sauna
  • Spa (unsupervised)
  • Tennis Courts
  • Wine Cellar

Family facilities

  • Cots
  • Family rooms
  • Interconnecting rooms
  • Sofa beds

Languages spoken

  • English


AG's 3 Rosette Restaurant Relections Brasserie

AG's 3 Rosette Restaurant

AG's 3 Rosette Restaurant opened in January 2010 offering fine dining using locally sourced produce. PLEASE NOTE THAT RESERVING A TABLE FOR DINNER IS ADVISABLE UPON BOOKING AS WE CANNOT GUARANTEE A TABLE FOR OUR RESIDENTS.

Restaurant details
Type: Modern Grill
Dress Code: Dress is smart casual, no denim
Opening Hours: Tuesday - Sunday Dinner 7.00pm to 9.00pm Sunday Lunch only 12.30 - 2.00pm
Smoking: No (Non-Smoking)
Awards: AA Rosettes

Reflections Brasserie

An alternative restaurant for those who require informal dining serving exciting and delicious food overlooking Flames Courtyard. A selection of light snacks and three course meals are offered. PLEASE NOTE THAT A RESERVATION FOR DINNER IS ADVISABLE AS WE CANNOT GUARANTEE A TABLE FOR OUR RESIDENTS

Restaurant details
Type: French Brasserie
Dress Code: n/a
Opening Hours: Breakfast 7.00 to 10:30 / Lunch 12:00 to 15:00 / Dinner 18:30 to 22:00
Smoking: No (Non-Smoking)
Awards: AA Rosettes


At the award winning Utopia Spa, we believe in making your experience holistic - healing your body and soothing your soul. The atmosphere is one of pure tranquillity, with marble and granite designs, subterranean plunge pools, domed ceilings and Grecian columns. Slip into a robe and prepare in a personal changing room fitted with steam room, sauna and monsoon showers. Inhale our fragrant essential oils and let one of our highly skilled therapists soothe you with a personally tailored sensory experience. Then, take as much time as you need and relax in one of our hot spas or sip tea in the spa garden. Then retire to one of our 19 specially designed spa bedrooms with direct access to our spa facilities, including a state of the art gymnasium and a range of fitness classes.

Utopia Spa

Spa Treatments
  • Aromatherapy


Archery (on request). Ballooning (nearby). Bird watching (nearby). Falconry (on request). Fishing (nearby). Gliding (nearby). Golf (nearby). Gymnasium (nearby). Parkland walks. Shooting (nearby). Walks


  • Clay Pigeon Shooting - Within 10 Miles / 15 Km
  • Golf Driving Range - Within 10 Miles / 15 Km
  • Horse Racing - Within 10 Miles / 15 Km
  • Horse Riding - Within 10 Miles / 15 Km
  • Sailing - Within 10 Miles / 15 Km
  • Tennis - On Site
  • Bike Riding - On Site
  • Hairdresser - On Site
  • Indoor Swimming Pool - On Site
  • Jacuzzi - On Site
  • Jogging Track - On Site
  • Outdoor Swimming Pool - On Site

Meetings and Business

Overhead projectors. Flipcharts. Audio-visual equipment available on request

Business Services

  • Air-conditioning
  • Audio-visual equipment
  • Digital Projector
  • Broadband Internet access
  • Conference telephone
  • Dance floor/Platform/Stage
  • Data ports
  • Direct dial telephone
  • DVD
  • Exhibition space
  • Flip charts
  • Internet / E-mail access
  • Karaoke
  • Lectern
  • Microphone
  • Mineral water/Tea/Coffee
  • Overhead projectors
  • Partitions
  • Pin Board
  • LCD / Plasma flat screens
  • Podium with microphone
  • Projector
  • Scanner
  • Screen
  • Television
  • Video conferencing
  • Video equipment / VCR
  • Webcam
  • Wireless internet access

Getting there

Hotel Address

Alexander House Hotel & Utopia Spa
East Street
Turners Hill
West Sussex RH10 4QD. England Turners HillRH10 4QDUnited Kingdom


London Gatwick - LGW: 9 miles / Taxi GBP 17.00 / Limo GBP 35.00. London Heathrow - LHR: 45 miles / GBP 75.00. East Grinstead: 4 miles. East Grinstead train station: 4 miles. Coach-bus station: 8 miles. Motorway M23: 7 miles. Car rental office: 8 miles. Central London: 35 miles. Train station: Three Bridges 6 miles / Gatwick 8 miles. Bus station: Crawley 9 miles / Gatwick 8 miles. Shopping district: Brighton 25 miles / Tunbridge Wells 18 miles.


Nearest international airport: Heathrow Airport (More than 50 Km.)
Nearest local airport: Gatwick Airport (8 Km.)

Trains & Buses

Nearest train station: East Grinstead or Gatwick Airport (8 Km.)
Nearest bus or coach station: Turners Hill Park (Less than 1 Km.)


Nearest motorway junction: M23 (8 Km.)

Car Rental

Nearest car rental office: Gatwick Airport (8 Km.)


When driving in the UK, keep to the left. From M25, take junction 7 M23 direction Gatwick and Brighton. M23 junction 10 direction East Grinstead. At third major roundabout (Dukes Head Public House) take third exit direction Turners Hill B2028. After 3 miles, you will reach Turners Hill Village. At crossroads in Village, turn left onto B2110. The hotel is on left hand side after 1 1/2 miles. From London Gatwick Airport, take M23 Towards Brighton, exit at the next junction towards East Grinstead. At third major roundabout (Dukes Head Public House) take third exit direction Turners Hill. After 3 miles, you will get to Turners Hill Village. At crossroads in Village turn left onto B2110. From Brighton, take A23 (becoming M23) direction London. At junction 10 direction East Grinstead. At third major roundabout take third exit direction Turners Hill. After 3 miles, you will get to Turners Hill Village. At crossroads in Village turn left onto B2110. The hotel is on left hand side after 1 mile.

Near Alexander House Hotel & Utopia Spa

Glyndebourne, Chartwell House, Hever Castle, Wakehurst Place (the beautiful 188 hectare gardens and Millennium Seed Bank linked to the famous Kew Gardens), Goodwood.


  • Ardingly
  • Ashdown Forest
  • Bluebell Railway
  • Brighton
  • Chartwell House
  • Crawley
  • Denbies Vineyard
  • East Grinstead
  • Glyndboune Opera House
  • Hever Castle
  • Hickstead Showground
  • Horsham
  • Lingfield Race Track
  • Penshurst Gardens
  • Pooh Corner
  • South of England Showground
  • Tunbridge Wells
  • Wakehurst Gardens

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