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3.0 of 5 Inn   |   Ansty, Dorchester DT2 7PN, England
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Ranked #22 of 50 Dorchester B&B and Inns
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Heathfield
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37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a very large, quiet, well appointed room on the 2nd floor, with one of the biggest bath tubs I have ever experienced. The menu wasn't all that lengthy, but it was fresh, well cooked and extremely reasonably priced with mains generally about £10. Staff were friendly without being OTT with the usual automatic, "enjoy" etc .

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Royston, United Kingdom
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9 hotel reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

What a fantastic find. Remote location in Dorset, very peaceful, friendly & great atmosphere. Great welcome upon arrival not only from the owner but from the staff as well. We have two dogs who were also made to feel very welcome. When they say dog friendly they really mean just that. Dogs allowed in most areas apart from the dining... More 

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed with my 2 very young children alone, visiting friends that live locally, the staff were very accommodating, helpful and polite. Great value for money, We had the superior room, number 12, on the top floor, very spacious, huge bed for us all to share and very comfortable. The bathroom and room were very clean and had everything we needed.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

On our recent visit for our wedding anniversay we stayed in the rooms on the top floor and the rooms were beautiful, bath was amazing. We went down for pre-dinner drinks which were very reasonable (we had bottles of Prosseco for £20 a bottle), then we headed in for dinner, which I have to to say was outstanding, one of... More 

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Maidstone, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Firstly, having booked our one night stay through a 'discount website', my wife and I were delighted to visit the real Fox website which certainly shows it in a much better light - it might be worth the hotel owners having a look at how it is being advertised on other sites! On arrival, the Fox Inn lived up to... More 

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Oxford
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7 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Thought it was great. Very peaceful and calm environment. Beautifully decorated room with a fantastic shower. Comfy bed. The pheasant pate they make in the restaurant is delicious. Steak not so good. Good beers and wine selection. Two dogs in the bar are cute. Friendly staff.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

On Sunday we had booked a table at 2pm for 8 and 2highchairs and was told the highchairs were coming once we were seated. Well after mentioning to 2 staff members they finally arrived about 15mins later! We went up and got our carvery while the drinks came as it's seemed the queue was moving very slow altho there wasn't... More 

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Newport, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015

Stayed here overnight to attend a local wedding. Great location and lovely spacious room. Very clean and an excellent cooked breakfast. Very accommodating and friendly staff, would definitely stay again! (Only thing to bear in mind is there is no mobile phone reception)

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

Had a wonderful stay at the Fox over the Christmas holidays whilst visiting family in the village. Room was well appointed, clean, warm and spacious. A great country pub with helpful and friendly hosts. Hope to be back in the summer.

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London, United Kingdom
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

Spent a night in one of the superior rooms which was very well appointed but could have been better cleaned; a used cotton bud poking out from under the bed hinted at a rather rushed job! Good points: The landlord was very helpful and friendly, the location is lovely and the atmosphere pleasant. The bed was incredibly comfortable as were... More 

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Address: Ansty, Dorchester DT2 7PN, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Dorset > Dorchester
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — The Fox Inn 3*
Number of rooms: 14
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