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The Old Rectory Country House Bed and Breakfast

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Winterbourne Steepleton, Dorchester DT2 9LG, England
The Old Rectory Country House Bed and Breakfast
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Dorset, United Kingdom
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I would definitely recommend this b and b to anyone. The rooms are exquisite and Caroline is a wonderful host, she is so accommodating. We stayed here on our wedding night in the Dorchester (gorgeous 4 poster bedroom) some of our close friends stayed also and we all had a wonderful breakfast in the morning, it was such a fabulous... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We really enjoyed our stay at the Old Rectory. It is spacious, comfortable and up to date. Very welcoming and a high standard of accommodation. We liked the breakfast room very much as well as the breakfast itself. We will be returning.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beautiful house. Charming host, Caroline, that couldn't do enough to make us feel welcome. Will definitely come again. Bed in the Dorchester room was huge and very comfy. Only slight disappointment was the shower, which was not quite a "power shower".

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Jane063, Owner at The Old Rectory Country House Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Thanks for your lovely review and the next guest mentioned the shower was not very powerful and we realised the hose was twisted affecting the amount of water coming through. It was easily fixed and ready for the next guests. Sorry for the inconvenience you experienced. More 

Devon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014

My sisters and I had a very pleasant stay here. This truly is a delightfully charming place to stay. Spotlessly clean and extremely comfortable. The house is beautiful and tastefully decorated throughout. Our room was extremely spacious and provided a great nights sleep. The breakfast was superb. Fantastic hosts. A real gem that we will return to very soon.

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Macclesfield, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014 via mobile

When I booked Caroline said they were full, but offered us the old school house, which is normally a self catering let. I'm pleased she did, as it was a fantastic space to stay in with a lovely lounge and very comfortable bedroom - all newly converted and pristine throughout. We didn't see any of the rooms in the big... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

We had 2 nights at The Old Rectory in June 2014. It was wonderful. The property has been beautifully restored and is surrounded by lovely gardens. Our room was beautiful too very comfortable and spacious and immaculately clean. Caroline gave us details of some fabulous restaurants where we were lucky enough to get in and we had 2 beautiful dinners.... More 

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Basingstoke, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

My partner and I have just enjoyed a great 2 night stay at The Old Rectory B&B. We were greeted very warmly by Caroline who showed us where breakfast was served, the communal lounge and up to our room (we stayed in Sherbourne) and all its facilities. First impressions were very good with no complaints and that remained throughout our... More 

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Chorley, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

Stayed 4 nights in the old school house in the grounds, If you can find better then please let us know. Caroline was just the perfect host and so helpful and informative about the area. The rooms were lovely. food great, clean and fresh, good location for seeing Dorset. Strongly recommend.

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Kettering, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

My husband and I have just returned, {3rd Sept 14}, from our second stay at The Old Rectory Country House B&B. A big thank you to Caroline for making us so welcome. She treats her guests like "old friends". The rooms are gorgeous. The grounds are lovely. The hospitality is faultless and the breakfasts are endless. The property is in... More 

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St Erth, Cornwall
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

This is the best B&B we have stayed in. A beautiful house kept to the highest of standards. Caroline was a fantastic host and made us feel very welcome, doing her best to help us wherever possible. The quality showed throughout, to the smallest detail (real fruit juices for breakfast and a fab fryup with quality sausages).Even when we managed... More 

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