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Wooden Cabbage House

East Chelborough | Dorchester (City), East Chelborough DT2 0QA, England
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
bpfamily Southampton, UK
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Southampton, UK
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

In recent years, we have not stayed in many B&B's as we have had a growing family and some difficult experiences along the way. This is an exceptional B&B. The quality of the furnishings, breakfast and surroundings deserve high acclaim and it is no surprise that Martyn and Susie's wonderful home scores so well on TripAdvisor. The bed was comfortable... More

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22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is by far the best B&B stay we have had in years. As guests we had quite varied needs, we went with my elderly grandmother (88), my mum, my husband, my daughter (3) and I. Finding a top quality boutique b&b that welcomes a toddler is quite an ask, and yet when we arrived we had a very warm... More

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Wedmore, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Great place to stay. Fabulous views, wonderful quiet location, welcoming and superb hosts. Our suite was delightful, comfy bed and full kitchen facilities. The breakfasts choices were superb and would be hard to beat anywhere else. It was indeed a five star experience.

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Barnsley, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We would highly recommend a stay at Susie's place. From the warmest of welcomes, to the lovely room with ultra comfy bed, ensuite bathroom with lashing of hot water and nice toiletries, not to mention the awesome breakfast, altogether we had a 5 star experience

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London, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We very much enjoyed our stay and felt that everything was done to make us comfortable. It seems to have late availability which can be useful for last minute trips and reflects the relatively high prices charged. The inadequacy of internet access and the dismissive approach to seeking internet access was the only off note from a high quality and... More

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Woodencabbage, Owner at Wooden Cabbage House, responded to this review

We thoroughly enjoyed meeting you and having you to stay, and we are only sorry that our broadband provider was having difficulties over the two days that you were at Wooden Cabbage - this was even broadcast on the lunchtime News so I know it was a nationwide problem. From memory, we did manage to get your wife connected before... More

Munich, Germany
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014

That was the loveliest stay ever we had... Susie and Martin are such kind persons and they absolutely understand how to make someone feel like in heaven. The location is a blast... if you want to relax for a couple of days, just bring book and enjoy this great location and the superb service... We have really just enjoyed our... More

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Dorking, United Kingdom
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2014

Second time we have stayed at this delightful place. Lovely pubs nearby with super food. Recent visit spoiled by being asked to supper in house and then charged £80 (£40 each) for the privilege!! If they had told us how much it was going to cost we would have gone back to the Fox and the scrumptious scallops which cost... More

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Woodencabbage, Owner at Wooden Cabbage House, responded to this review

We were delighted to see you again at Wooden Cabbage last week, for your second visit, but very upset to read that you were disappointed to be charged for dinner. We serve canapes, a three-course dinner and half a bottle of wine per person - the price of £40 is detailed on our website. Since we were serving dinner to... More

Oxford, United Kingdom
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014

An excellently run B and B in a quiet location with superb views from the spacious house. If you are lucky enough to be there when an evening meal is available you should take the opportunity to dine in and enjoy great cooking in a lovely setting.

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Portland, Oregon
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5 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2013

It is easy to see why everyone loves this farm stay. Pretty, quiet, great food and wonderful and interesting hosts. Take the time to ask about their backgrounds and their winters in Tonga. The only downside is the location which is a bit out of the way but there are many National Trust sites fairly near as well as writers'... More

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Birkdale, United Kingdom
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3 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2013

The Wooden Cabbage was a truly delightful experience from the moment we arrived at this pretty and tranquil property. A warm welcome awaited us from Susie and Martyn along with tea on the verandah in their picturesque garden. Our room was very comfortable with all that you could desire. We were also introduced to ginger and lemon tea - very... More

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Address: East Chelborough | Dorchester (City), East Chelborough DT2 0QA, England
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Location: United Kingdom > England > Dorset > East Chelborough
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The views are stunning at this beautifully restored and decorated house, peaceful and set in the most tranquil and unspoiled part of West Dorset not far from Dorchester. Martyn and Susie look forward to extending a warm welcome to you at Wooden Cabbage. A spacious stylish home, the bedrooms are comfortable with good beds, and the downstairs rooms include a flower filled garden room, sofas in the sitting room area with a log fire. Gourmet breakfasts, with homemade muesli (loved by everyone!), Fresh fruit platter and yoghurt, and a full English Breakfast with locally sourced ingredients, is served in the garden room (or by the Aga in winter), and delicious dinners are served two evenings each week. Only 25 minutes' drive to the Jurassic Coast. ... more   less 
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