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The Casterbridge

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   49 High East Street, Dorchester DT1 1HU, England
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Ranked #2 of 9 hotels in Dorchester
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3 of 5 stars reviewed yesterday
David-W-Sussex Horsham, United Kingdom
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Horsham, United Kingdom
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119 reviews 119 reviews
56 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We stayed here for two nights and could find very little to complain about. the rooms are clean and nicely furnished with all the basics provided. the breakfast was very traditional and well cooked. I don't really have any complaints but a few observations which could be suggestions. The public rooms are very smart but dark and dated. Great spaces... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This was a very nice and warm place to stay, we stayed here for two nights being contractors we wasnt met with the judgemental stare u get from most places thinking we would roll in at all hours steaming drunk, no both hosts were warm polite friendly and couldnt do enough to accomodate us, rooms were home from home beds... More

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Ascot, United Kingdom
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22 reviews 22 reviews
6 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We thoroughly enjoyed our two night stay at The Casterbridge. It is a very comfortable and welcoming hotel. We booked two bedrooms for our party and both were absolutely lovely. Very comfortable beds, nice crisp bed linen, and everything was spotless. Excellent breakfasts; lots of choose from and the cooked breakfast came piping hot. Excellent quality tea and coffee. The... More

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Derby, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Fools on this site who gives this hotel one star because they missed their breakfast. If you're not told breakfast times, you can of course ask. Another reviewer states that the bathroom was one metre by one metre. Are you sure that you're not getting 'bathroom' confused with 'shower cubicle'? Another who insists that the room was 'absolutely tiny'. Did... More

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Stafford, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A two night stay in The Casterbridge proved to be a perfect break. The hotel is conveniently situated at the bottom of Dorchester High Street and the welcome we received was extremely warm and friendly. Superb breakfasts - everything you could want is available and cooked to perfection - taken in the conservatory overlooking the garden. The bedrooms are quiet... More

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Lyon, France
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2014

Lovely little hotel, very accommodating hosts. I left my credit card behind and was contacted straight away. Clean, cosy and welcoming. Extremely good mattress. Thanks for the hospitality Breakfast was fresh and made to order as was the coffee.

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Eastbourne, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2014

We stayed in the hotel for one night when the weather was appalling and we didn't want to travel further. The proprietors were very welcoming and the room was delightful. It was spacious with full facilities including an on suite and a four poster bed, what a surprise and more importantly it was exceptionally comfortable. The breakfast choice was extensive... More

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Wadebridge, United Kingdom
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2014

Basil Fawlty Resurrected. In the chaos of being shown to our second floor room (gave up on the shower) we missed the breakfast times. First morning a Sunday - good breakfast. Second day - no breakfast! Be warned Basil stops breakfast at 9.00a.m sharp. After all don't think you're on holiday! Upon registering our disappointment we were offered a miserly... More

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Bath, United Kingdom
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2013

I stayed in the Casterbridge with some of my colleagues on a business trip. We all were very happy with our stay. I stayed in a single bedroom which was lovely. It was a good size single bedroom with very comfortable bed and superb coffee and tea making facilities, there was a bath tub in my bathroom, which was lovely... More

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Todmorden Yorkshire
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46 reviews 46 reviews
21 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2013

what a find!!! this family run Hotel right in the heart of Dorchester.Deserves all the praises seen on this website.Warm friendly welcome spotlessly clean big rooms and great local food served on Wedgwood crocery.It makes a chnage to meet a hotelier who has only the client in mind,takes a pride in their hotel and standards many 5 star establishments would... More

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Also Known As:
The Casterbridge Hotel Dorchester
The Casterbridge Hotel
Casterbridge Hotel Dorchester
The Casterbridge Dorchester, Dorset
Address: 49 High East Street, Dorchester DT1 1HU, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Dorset > Dorchester
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Ranked #2 of 9 hotels in Dorchester
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — The Casterbridge 4*
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