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Yalbury Cottage

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Lower Bockhampton, Dorchester DT2 8PZ, England
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Andover, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have just had the most lovely stay at Yarbury Cottage. The room was very nice: clean and functional with all the extras (tea, coffee, biscuits, hairdryer etc). Dog-friendly as well. The only downside (which is why I didn;t give it a 5) was that it was noisy: you could hear people walking in the upstairs bedroom. The real draw... More 

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Solihull, England
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24 reviews 24 reviews
12 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This hotel has 8 rooms and the ones we had were lovely. Very clean,nice views of the countryside,bottled water,homemade biscuits(nice touch),tea making with proper sized cups. hair dryer,comfy bed and a lovely good sized bathroom with soap,shampoo etc. Went to the atmospheric and cosy lounge where drinks and canapes were served. We chose our meals and when ready shown to... More 

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El Portal, CA
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48 reviews 48 reviews
34 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have stayed here before and again found Yalbury Cottage and its staff very warm and welcoming. The rooms are charming, parking is convenient, and the food in the restaurant is terrific! The owners are such helpful, friendly people, and the location is excellent for exploring the area! We highly recommend Yalbury Cottage!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

we enjoyed a very quiet and wonderful evening here. Amazing food. Thoroughly recommend the snails for starters!Amazing service. The staff were very attentive and we will definitely recommend this charming retreat to friends and family.

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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44 reviews 44 reviews
6 hotel reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015 via mobile

Stayed for three nights. Ariane is a delightful host and the food is good. The breakfasts are lovely. The rooms are clean, the beds comfortable and the wifi works. What more can one ask for? We'll return, probably with friends. A deserving winner of the Good Hotel Guide award!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015 via mobile

Yet again we had the most amazing meal here. The only problem was what to choose from the delicious menu! The welcome from the lady owner and her staff was lovely! And Jamie the owner (chef) was as always a pleasure to talk to. The appetisers quails egg scotch eggs and mini savoury scones were yummy! As was the cheese... More 

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Weymouth, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

Once again everything about this wonderful hotel was perfect. The staff, the service, the food and the room could not be bettered. I would recommend this hotel to anyone who loves excellent food. It would be hard to better this hotel. I have visited several times and the standard never falters.

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Blandford Forum, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

Have been several times to Yarlbury Cottage for dinner, every time we have had the most amazing food, we love the cosy ambience in winter the lounge has comfy sofas, candles, in the summer your dining order and pre dinner drinks are taken in the charming garden with lovely views of the Dorset countryside Their attention to detail and making... More 

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London
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24 reviews 24 reviews
10 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

We arranged for our group of walkers exploring Hardy's Wessex to stay at Yalbury Cottage last summer. The feedback from our clients was some of the best we have received. Comments included: "The evening meals were absolutely unbelievable". "I have had some pretty good food in my time but this was unbeatable". "The lady in charge of operations was perfect,... More 

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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

Amazing large cottage/small hotel in a great area. The rooms were amazing, the service was the best I've ever experienced and the dining was amazing. Had a 3 course meal and it was absolutely delicious, and the Dorset breakfast was one of the best full English Breakfasts I've ever had. Amazing experience for my Anniversary, will definitely be back.

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