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The Sydney Arms

3.0 of 5 Bed and Breakfast   |   11 Bridport Road, Dorchester DT1 2NG, England
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Ranked #32 of 46 Dorchester B&B and Inns
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014 via mobile

The room was small but cosy and warm,instead of a chair could there be a small chest of drawers as it's hard to live out of your case when you are there for several nights it's nice and close to town as I am visiting my elderly mum for a few day, I'm coming again for Christmas and will be... More

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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2013

The Sydney Arms is a typical english pub which also provides accommodation. The Publican was very helpful and friendly, helped carry my ports up to the room.We indicated that we need a glass of wine urgently after a long drive. He fully understood and looked to it right away. The atmosphare of the place was homely and comfy. However I... More

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Exmouth, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2013

Breakfast was great! Plenty of it and very tasty. My wife had an evening meal when we arrived and she really enjoyed that to. No Probs checking in and the room was of a good sixe with en suite shower and loo. All clean and in good order. The fire door leading to the stairs was very snug and it... More

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

Lovely hosts but the accomodation needs a really good clean, windows in room looked like a nature reserve, carpets need a good vac, bed and bed linen very clean, In the pub you stick to the tables and the place would really benefit from a good deep clean. Breakfast was good , parking is a problem, good if you like... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2013

Nice pub on the western edge of the town, easy walk from anywhere central. I had a clean and perfectly nice room. I had to leave early and so was offered sandwiches instead of breakfast - they didn't have to do that, so it made a good impression on me, Friendly, good value for money. I'd stay again

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Glastonbury, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2013

booked two nights here; arrived Sunday, pub full of sports fans which was OK, but we had to dodge past darts players to get to a scruffy staircase which led to the room, which actually was nicely decorated and the bed comfortable. But all sorts of details need improving. No bin in bedroom, towels thin, worst of all we went... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2013

on first glance quite clean until i seen inside pillow case just the fibre filling of 2 pillows taped together as one actual quilt not much better brekfast swimming with fat also hard to find clean cutlery horrific stay but to be fair to landlord we vacated a day early he did refund the 1 day

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2013

Double en suite was £60 per night in January with a very good cooked breakfast. Lovely room with shower room. Proper Dorset pub with rooms. Close to town and hospital and they have parking. Good road access and close to shops.

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24 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2012

A homely friendly welcome. Rooms spacious and immaculately clean. Beds very comfy. Shower powerful and refreshing, much appreciated after aLong day's travel. Both bar tariffs and food are offered at a very reasonable price and are well worth utililusing.

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Dorchester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2012

Good screen coverage all around the bar, supported with a sound system that ensures you do not miss a thing (even in the gents!). The beer varieties, snacks and food are good, and the natives are friendly too. Far better than the crowded pubs in the town centre.

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Address: 11 Bridport Road, Dorchester DT1 2NG, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Dorset > Dorchester
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — The Sydney Arms 3*
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Bar / Lounge Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking
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Set in the lovely market town of Dorchester in Dorset, the heart of Hardy County, this traditional English pub provides 5 letting rooms finished to a high standard. The Sydney Arms boasts fine food, great wines, real ales and Sky Sports, all within 2 minutes of some of the most picturesque countryside. The hospital is also found nearby. All rooms are en suite and feature a flat-screen TV with built-in Freeview. ... more   less 
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