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The Sydney Arms

11 Bridport Road, Dorchester DT1 2NG, England
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We stayed at the sydney arms last weekend and the hospitality was fabulous, the newly refurbished rooms are extremely comfortable, and the food was very tasty and a good price, the new managememt are a lovely couple and could not do enough for us, will definitely be going back soon.

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Dorchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Me and my partner ate here last evening, the menu is to suit all tastes and the price was so cheap we stopped in today for lunch. the staff were polite and friendly, Ashley the young chef was keen to please and the food was excellent. Keep up the good work.

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Coventry, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Since the new management took over at the end of November the Sydney has upgraded it's rooms to give guests a comfy homely stay. The new chef provides a hearty breakfast and all staff are friendly and most accommodating.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited the Sydney Arms for the second time and the new owners have managed to turn it around even more. The rooms have been beautifully decorated and the food was magnificent all thanks to their new menu and a great new chef called Ashley. You can see the new owners really are putting 110% into this new venture and from... More 

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Dorset, England
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2015

This is a review of the pub, not the accommodation. The place is soulless, big TVs and sparse furniture. The beer is OK - Ringwood. They didn't quite seem to know whether they were open or not. A group of us ordered some food (baguettes etc) after some doubt about whether they were serving food or not. Apparently some issue... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2015 via mobile

Went to the Sydney Arms in Dorchester on Saturday and they have sky tv back in, they also have drinks deals and a brand new menu, which is actually quite cheap.Roll on the good times at the Sydney Arms!

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Truro, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2015

A wonderful reception from very friendly and helpful staff. 10 mins walk from the bustling characterful town centre. A big thank you to all the staff - comfy rooms and a hearty breakfast made this a very memorable stay. I'll certainly be back.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2015 via mobile

This is a review for the pub ...thought there might have been an improvement after the refurbishment, but no it's still awful and sad to see yet another place in Dorchester you'd probably want to stay well clear of. Not sure how it manages to stay open, perhaps there's some law which prevents this place from being redeveloped and sold... More 

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Coventry, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2015

We stopped at the sydney arms for 2 nights in a double room. The room was decorated very nicely and, above all, was spotlessly clean.There was also the usual tea making facilities and a modern flat screen tv. The bathroom was also clean and the shower worked no problem.The town centre was within walking distance and had all the usual... More 

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Torquay, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2015

We stayed mid-week at the Sydney Arms In Dorchester it is a small establishment within easy reach of the main town, We was pleasantly surprised with the warm and friendly atmosphere we got from the staff, our room although on the front of the premises was quiet ,we was expecting it to be noisy, they served all day breakfast so... More 

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