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Lantern House

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19 Cornwall Road, Dorchester DT1 1RU, England
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Ranked #12 of 49 Dorchester B&B and Inns
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Javea, Spain
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed here while doing Dorset ridgeway walk. Very welcoming people. Parking on nearby street. Bathroom was not ensuite but was for our exclusive use. Very clean and nice room with comfortable bed. Good breakfast.

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Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

My husband and myself stayed at Lantern House for two nights in May while visiting family. Pauline and Geof made us feel at home straight away. We were given the Saffron room which overlooks the gardens. It was spotlessly clean and cleaned each day with fresh towels. Breakfast was lovely with good quality produce. Thank you both again for a... More 

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Bracknell
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

My husband and I stayed one night at The Lantern House on our way back from a visit to our daughter in Wiltshire. We had a lovely warm welcome from Geoff and Pauline. We stayed in the front room which was spacious, clean and well furnished. A very short walk took us to the main tourist sites in Dorchester. The... More 

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Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015 via mobile

I booked this room for a short half term break in Dorset. My partner is quite fussy, and I am gluten free, so we wanted somewhere quiet, large-ish and comfortable, that would accept my dietary requirements. This B&B ticked all the boxes. Situated on a quiet road,opposite a little park, near enough to town to walk, it is well furnished.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2015

It's a good time to be thinking about Summer holidays, and I would like to make a warm recommendation of the Lantern, where my wife and I enjoyed an extremely enjoyable stay last Summer. There were many agreeable features in our stay--an excellent breakfast, served in surroundings that enabled you to enjoy the hotel's hospitality to its fullest, comfortable airy... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015 via mobile

Enjoyable stay, lovely and clean room, nice and warm with good breakfast. It has a great location, easy stroll into town to visit museums and restaurants. Very friendly owners who make you very welcome.

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Bedford
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

Stayed two nights at Lantern House in early December 2014. Geoff and Pauline were very welcoming and arranged parking at rear and good local information. Room was spotless, spacious and quiet. Great breakfasts, served fresh and sourcing local produce. A lovely stay. Martin (Bedford)

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Reading, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

My daughter and I have had a most wonderful stay at this guest house, Pauline and Geoff welcomed us warmly, room was first class we had the Saffron room and breakfast superb , parking no problem, very close to the old town, and only 8 miles from Weymouth which we drove to the park and ride, £2 for park and... More 

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Brighton and Hove, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

The hosts were friendly and we were made very welcome. Our room was clean and comfortable with its own bathroom down the hall way. After a very enjoyable cooked breakfast the following morning we were able to see the two other bedrooms, which made us a little jealous as they were much bigger with en-suite facilities for just a couple... More 

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Ilminster, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

very lovely bed and breakfast. Great welcome when we arrived and went through lots of info and offered advise about the area. The room was very big, bright and spotless. The ensuite was very nice as well. Breakfast was superb, great choice and freshly prepared. This bed and breakfast is in perfect location, opposite a park and very near to... More 

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