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Yalbury Cottage

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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Blandford Forum, United Kingdom
4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

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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10 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

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
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

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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Portesham, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I booked Yalbury Cottage as a surprise night away for my wife. We were greated by thedelightful Ariane and shown to our room which was perfect. A large comfy bed and modern appliances (plus shortbread biscuits to die for!!). Nothing was too much trouble and our evening meal was the best food we have ever had. I can't speak highly... More 

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West Sussex, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Ariane, Jamie, and the wider Yalbury Cottage team, have, if my recent first visit is any indication, reached as close to perfection as it is possible to be. The cottage is superbly inviting, the food simply exquisite and sumptuous, while the rooms are homely, and yet pampering. Ariane and Jamie somehow have managed to fuse boundless, unhurried, hospitality, with an... More 

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A business trip brought me to Dorchester and a good room rate on a Monday night to Yalbury Cottage. This is really a restaurant with rooms and what a restaurant. The food wad fabulous, both dinner and breakfast. Local Dorset produce, brilliantly cooked and served. Rooms very comfortable, but see note about room selection. Staff are first class and it... More 

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St Austell, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited Yarlbury Cottage for lunch today, it was our first visit. Lovely setting, very cosy and most welcoming, owner and staff couldn't be faulted made us feel very relaxed. The food was beautiful not only looking but in taste too, one could tell it was cooked from scratch and a lot of love and passion was put into the... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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11 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A surprise treat for my partner and we couldn't have wished for anything better. Amazing hosts, fantastic food and wine, and our room was excellent. My breakfast omelette was by one of the best that I had tasted and my partners full English was excellent. An amazing place and we will certainly go back to.

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

A small hotel ( 8 rooms) in a small out of the way village but within a short drive of many places of interest. We spent one night here in Feb and couldn't have chosen better. It was cosy, comfortable and very clean. We had our evening meal here which was exceptionally good, ( the chef and his wife are... More 

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Weymouth, United Kingdom
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21 reviews 21 reviews
10 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Myself and five friends really enjoy our night at Yalbury Cottage once a year. What more can we say: Fabulous food, comfortable, clean rooms and magnificent hosts! Thank you. We will return next year, if not before!

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Address: Lower Bockhampton, Dorchester DT2 8PZ, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Dorset > Dorchester
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Number of rooms: 8
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Yalbury Cottage Hotel Dorchester
Yalbury Cottage Dorchester, Dorset

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