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The Fox Inn

Ansty, Dorchester DT2 7PN, England
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Ranked #19 of 49 Dorchester B&B and Inns
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Leighton Buzzard
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42 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Having been let down by our arranged accommodation, we were in Dorset and had to find somewhere quickly. We found The Fox Inn had space, and took pot luck. How lucky we were. It is situated about 8 miles off the main road, and the satnav was invaluable. Some complicated map reading required otherwise. Our welcome was good, and the... More 

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

Stayed overnight on our way home from Devon, A lovely country pub serving traditional food and good selection of real ales. Nice welcoming landlord and landlady. Very comfortable bedroom overlooking the garden with views over the hills. Super breakfast cooked freshly to order. Very dog friendly!! Well worth a visit. Can't wait to go back for a longer stay. Thanks!!

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Fareham
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I booked this hotel for a couple of German friends and my wife and I. I wanted a good old English pub in the country and we were not disappointed. It is certainly in the country (thank goodness for satnav). We were met by a young man who was extremely helpful and very friendly. Our rooms were excellent and VERY... More 

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

We had a 2-night stay to celebrate John's birthday. We selected The Fox Inn due to it being Dog Friendly, but this was probably THE MOST DOG FRIENDLY place we have ever stayed! The family and staff were all super friendly and welcoming. Our room was spacious and comfortable. We had a massive bed; it was a little on the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Fox Inn is a lovely country pub with a very welcoming landlord and landlady. Popular with locals and holiday makers. Food was lovely. Excellent portion sizes. Good job we were only there for the weekend or you would had to roll us out. Room was clean and perfect for a break. Would definitelnreturn.

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Gosport, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Only stayed the one night but enjoyed every minute of it. The gardens were lovely to sit out in, so peaceful. The landlady is full of life which is great you don't want to stay somewhere where there all miserable. Food in the restaurant was lovely as was the breakfast the next morning, one little moan only butter to go... More 

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Edinburgh
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We received such a warm welcome when we arrived at this wonderful traditional inn set in a peaceful Dorset village. After a quick stop at our lovely country style rooms to drop off our luggage, we made straight to the bar for dinner. We sat in the garden room with a view of the well maintained gardens and our little... More 

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Hastings, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015

It never ceases to amaze me that public opinion can be so perverse. A bit like the art word. So the fox, first find it, my satnav was looking for other nocturnal furry animals. Once located an imposing building. Book in was straight forward with a bit of Yorkshire male bonding thrown in. Main bar very welcoming, bedroom large, bed... More 

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Lee on the Solent
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

Like a couple of other people we had booked a room here based partly on all the great reviews so were a little concerned about the recent poor one but we had no need to worry, this place is lovely. Our room was nicely furnished, clean, comfortable, everything worked and the bathroom had obviously been recently modernised as it was... More 

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New Zealand
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

If you are looking to escape the tourist traps of London, seek out this quaint and friendly Inn located in the the back country lanes of rural Dorchester. Our bedroom was huge and beautifully decorated and well appointed with a large and very comfortable bed and modern, large bathroom. Had tea and coffe making facilities. The owner was very welcoming... More 

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