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The Fox Inn

3.0 of 5
Ansty, Dorchester DT2 7PN, England
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Ranked #19 of 51 Dorchester B&B and Inns
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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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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Very friendly and accomodating couple. dogs genuinely welcomed. Rooms clean and comfortable. Lovely location. Food menu a little uninspiring but good for basic, filling food and for children. Couldnt locate the more creative 'countryfayre menu '' similar to that shown onthe website but a relaxing and enjoyable stay. Would recommend for walkers, families and doggy people. We will be returrning... More 

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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We decided to have a day away and stayed at the Fox Inn. We were greeted by Keith the owner who made us feel very welcome and was extremely accomodating. The room was very clean and tidy and the food was of excellent standard.

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Exeter, United Kingdom
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5 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I went to the Fox Inn Ansty for my birthday, my partner had been many years ago and suggested we try it. The grounds were lovely, a very clean and tidy establishment. First impressions - very cosy and inviting atmosphere. I was greeted with a happy birthday from the owners even before I sat down. We were attended to as... More 

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Dorchester, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

OK, so if you want to be just number and have meals served in shoes you have gone to the wrong place. However, if you want home cooked food that is delicious served by friendly people with a team who care passionately about their customers go to The Fox. Please try it. You will not be dissapointed.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Selected this after viewing highly positive reviews on Trip Advisior, and it did not disappoint in any way. Superb peaceful rural location, and an old building full of character, but with all modern comforts. We were in a (cheaper) first floor room, which, nevertheless, had a an attractive and very comfortable super-king-sized bed and a sparklingly clean and bright shower... More 

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Koumala, Queensland, Australia
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17 reviews 17 reviews
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is, by far, an outstanding little inn, which we were totally delighted with. Keith and Sharon are more than helpful. Keith was brilliant in loaning us equipment to help us use our tablet in the car and then followed up with complete directions to obtain our own. The rooms are very clean and tidy, beds are comfortable and the... More 

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Heathfield
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18 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

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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32 reviews 32 reviews
9 hotel reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

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
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

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 February 17, 2015

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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