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Lantern House

4.0 of 5 Bed and Breakfast   |   19 Cornwall Road, Dorchester DT1 1RU, England
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Ranked #14 of 50 Dorchester B&B and Inns
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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Bedford
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
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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Sydney, Australia
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27 reviews 27 reviews
4 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

This place was comfortable and centrally located in Dorechester. The hosts were friendly and let us park our car in their drive which was convenient. Breakfast was nice. A couple of little things could have been better about the place in my opinion 1. WiFi reception didn't reach the room particularly well 2. When the beds are pushed together to... More 

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Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

We chose this accommodation for the Bournemouth Air Festival. Most enjoyable stay, spotless, stayed in the green room Pauline and Geoff great hosts pay lots of attention to detail. Superb breakfast, great choice freshly cooked and prepared. We usually stay in large chain hotels we are glad we broke the habit. Anyone running b&b`s should stay here to see how... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

Absolutely lovely couple - Pauline and Geoff. Room was pristine with lovely touches (coffee, tea, soaps, etc). Great location to restaurants - just walk out the front door and go either direction .... restaurants available in just a few minutes. Many thanks, Jordan and Scott (Yankees living in Harrogate:)

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Eastbourne, United Kingdom
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43 hotel reviews
260 helpful votes 260 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

We don’t usually do small B&Bs but we had decided to spend a night in Dorchester to take a look at the town and neighbouring Poundbury and the Lantern House came up well recommended. And so it should be. Pauline and Geof are excellent hosts - welcoming, ready to help advise you on their surroundings – and both have very... More 

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Breda, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

We were in Dorchester for 9 days for the Thomas Hardy Festival & Conference and could hardly have found a better place to stay. Very nice and professional owners, excellent breakfast (fresh fruit, home-baked bread), room very clean, lovely beds. No parking problems and the location is really great with the park opposite and the centre of town just around... More 

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Pauline E, Owner at Lantern House, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to write such a lovely review. We are so glad that you both enjoyed your time in Dorchester and the conference was a success. We hope that you will return to Lantern House on your next visit to the UK. Sending you both all good wishes. More 

Birmingham, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
9 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2014 via mobile

We stayed here for the May day weekend and thought that the place was excellent. Everything was good quality and no corners are cut. The breakfast was of the highest quality, and nothing is too much trouble for Pauline and Geoff, the proprietors In the bedroom, the bed is very comfortable, the room was spotless. We were in the green... More 

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Additional Information about Lantern House

Address: 19 Cornwall Road, Dorchester DT1 1RU, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Dorset > Dorchester
Amenities:
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking
Hotel Style:
Ranked #14 of 50 B&Bs / Inns in Dorchester
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Lantern House 4*
Number of rooms: 3
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