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3.0 of 5 Inn   |   Ansty, Dorchester DT2 7PN, England
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Ranked #24 of 47 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
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Tauranga, New Zealand
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24 reviews 24 reviews
18 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Loved the Fox, went for two nights with friends to re-visit old haunts. In the area! Very comfortable bed and decent size rooms, spotless. Great cooked to order breakfast nice bar meals and great bitter (beer) which my husband appreciated. Staff were friendly and helpful.

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Reading, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We came down for a brewery tour and wanted a b&b for a night away. We found the Fox on the Badger brewery website and thought it looked fab. We boxed for 2 nights and found the landlord friendly and wanted to help us settle in. It's a dog friendly place which we loved as we grew up with dogs... More

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

Just fancied a night away and found The Fox Inn on Trip Advisor. Arrived in the afternoon and staff were very welcoming. Its way out in the middle of nowhere, but just what we wanted. Sat outside in the gardens when we arrived and could not get over how quiet it was. Bliss! Stayed in room 15, which had everything... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Wonderful, great to be away from home but well at home with our 3 dogs, very relaxed, great staff, service, lovely rooms where dogs allowed, second visit and will definitely be back!! Julie, Alex, the owners and all the staff are so accommodating, couldn't have wished for more. Great surroundings for dog owners too. Food great! A little tip to... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Where to start complaining about a dog friendly hotel.Owners and Their team far to friendly , food by chef nick a pure treat,build your own pie,ham hock and the Sunday carvery an experience not to be missed and as an extra our dogs are know having a rest because of the superb walks in the area . Anyone who can... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have just stayed at a campsite locally and called in for a drink and no more as we had already arranged to eat elsewhere. The barstaff were friendly and helpful and there were flowers on the bar which we had seen one of the staff bringing up the lane to work from her own garden. It was early Sunday... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Didnt have my dog with me but she would have loved this place! :) Cosy pub with a great menu, home cooked food very tasty and reasonably priced. Nice Clean rooms & friendly staff. Would recommend and will stay again - that said wifi needs looking at as only available in the bar due to weak signal area - same... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed here for 1 night at the beginning of August. Was underwhelmed on arrival - and inside things only got worse, dark, dirty and although there were quite a few staff floating around, and only 1 table taken in the restaurant, it still took us over 15 minutes to get the key to our room. The room, which we had... More

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Keith D, Owner at The Fox Inn, responded to this review

We have decided to reply to this review, not in depth to argue the insults and inaccurate information wriiten, rather than just to make two very honest and genuine comments. 1 - The member of staff mentioned did EXACTLY as the gentleman, to whom the glasses belonged, instructed. Which was to wrap the glasses in bubble wrap and post them.... More

London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We are not from these parts (stay off the moors and all that) but I took the plunge and went South with my girlfriend for a couple of nights to visit some good friends of ours in the area. We stayed in the amazing and hospitable Inn called the Fox Inn (Ansty-Dorchester). This is barr none our favourite place in... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed here for one night along with our dog after a trip on the ferry from Jersey and ahead of a long drive north. We had a very warm welcome (by all the staff) excellent ales and a good meal. The locals were as welcoming as the staff and we will definitely be back in the future. A word... 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*
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The Fox Hotel Dorchester
The Fox Inn Dorchester, Dorset

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