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The Sydney Arms

11 Bridport Road, Dorchester DT1 2NG, England
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Ranked #38 of 49 Dorchester B&B and Inns
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Room was clean but shabby, shower was tatty and delivered warm water followed by cold. Free breakfast for two consisted of two packs of cereal, one yogurt,one croissant,two satsumas, two small brioche buns, two small pats of butter, one individual portion of marmalade, a pint of milk and two small cartons of apple juice. Bed was comfortable but creaked, and... More 

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Morecambe, England, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

before we arrived i receiIved a phone call to say they could not offer breakfast as it was under new management. When my partner and i met at the Sydney arms i asked if they did any meals to which they said no.this left the both of us trailing around dorchester looking for something to eat.They did get me instant... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

We had a meal here. It is advertised as a pie and pudding pub - with a choice of about 9 different pies/puddings, served with either chips or mash, and peas. Our food was great - lots of tasty filling in the pies and great chips. The service was very good too. Very good value.

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Bournemouth, England, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

Went to watch the rugby . Had chicken and chips poor value for money. It was dreadful . Met nice local folk. Good television screens that showed both football and rugby. Next time I will stay with the beer. Close to local shops and the hospital.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

thankfully I was only staying there for one night before I drove on to gatwick. I stayed in a room called the ritz, lol. The whole room needed a good clean. There was no soap in the bathroom and the shower needed a good clean. The bed was clean and comfy but everything else worn and stained. I was leaving... More 

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Haywards Heath, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

We stayed here for one night, on arrival staff were helpful and we managed to park in the two car car park. We were shown to out room which is called the Ritz. On entering it , it was bright and airy. Everything there for a one night stay. The carpet could do with a clean however. This pub is... More 

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Southport, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014 via mobile

Stayed here for a few nights earlier this month and really enjoyed ourselves. Being landscape photographers, we were up early and out late chasing sunrises and sunsets. We were always given the option of sandwiches to take with us if we weren't going to be back for breakfast ... but the cooked breakfasts were too good to miss! When the... More 

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Colchester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

Stayed here for one night. Your typical English pub. Very friendly people and helped me to carry my suitcase to my room. Room and bedding was very clean with an En suite which was also very clean. Great food as we had an evening meal and a breakfast. Would stay here again. Only thing I wasn't really happy about was... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014

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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