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The Castle Inn

Main Road, West Lulworth BH30 5RN , England
The Castle Inn
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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29 reviews 29 reviews
11 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I returned with my friend (and my wife) for a night last week. I obviously knew what to expect having stayed last year with the same friend, and nothing had changed! It was perhaps because I had my wife with me as a first time visitor that I was more aware of the Castle Inn's shortcomings, and it's worth pointing... More 

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29 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Just returned from another delightful stay at the Castle Inn. We've been several times before so know what to expect. Even more pleasurable than ever - food generous portions and delicious and served by pleasant and welcoming staff. Everyone we encountered was happy, warm and friendly and all the guests appeared happy to be here - many of them revisiting... More 

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Chester, United Kingdom
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19 hotel reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Called here for a drink and to check it out for dinner that evening. They couldn't have been more unfriendly and chatted to each other whilst supposedly serving us. The bar was pretty scruffy and uninviting. So, one quick drink, and off to the pub at Lulworth Cove.

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Bodmin, United Kingdom
2 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

was very surprised for 95 pound a night my room was filthy hadnt been dusted in ages behind the bed filthy window ledge filthy cup marks the dressing table needed a bloody good dust,so i went and bought bleach and polish the bathroom floor i bleached it was absolitely filthy with black hairs dosnt look like its been washed in... More 

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Milton Keynes, England, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed here for 1 night over this weekend, the hotel is very tired looking and dated, it desperately needs a darned good clear out and clean.... We stayed in an extremely overly priced £95 for a room with unkempt decor and furniture, the bathroom was dirty, the beds were very uncomfortable, music blaring out from the bar below, food... More 

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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7 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The food is like the stuff you get at bad service station, and the service not much better. The place is scruffy and dirty. Given its location on the road to/from Lulworth Cove, it seems this Inn is simply trading on the passing tourist trade and doesn't care for its reputation. There has to be somewhere better to eat/drink in... More 

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

we have just returned from the Castle Inn today. Usually I do not believe the reviews on trip advisor as everyone has different ideas. The Castle Inn is overpriced for what you receive. The bedrooms are stuck in the 1970's sheets are not very clean. The room is dusty cupboard drawers falling off. The shower is dirty. This morning when... More 

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2 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If there was a trip advisor for dogs, this place would score well. Definitely dog-friendly, with bowls of free biscuits dotted about, sausages for breakfast and plenty of other dogs to sniff. Unfortunately, humans fare less well. The rooms are dated, tired and shabby. The mattresses are appalling. The bathrooms are, err, basic. And the walls are paper thin. As... More 

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Leicestershire, United Kingdom
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3 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

We stayed at the Castle Inn a few weeks ago. We arrived around 8.00pm, when we went through the front door, (which could do with a carpenter to have a look at it, as its sticks terrible and makes a loud noise when people come and go, not a major problem, but when your room is near the door, it... More 

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Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

Fantastic ciders and very nice food nice size portions best value in Lulworth good review from a local go and enjoy you won't be disappointed also try the kings arms in Stoborough also good food and drink from a local

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