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The Old Rectory Country House Bed and Breakfast

Winterbourne Steepleton, Dorchester DT2 9LG, England
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The Old Rectory Country House Bed and Breakfast
Ranked #2 of 45 Dorchester B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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Rating summary
  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 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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English first
Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a wonderful B&B in a lovely location. I stayed three nights in the Lulworth room, which was very comfortable. Caroline was a wonderful host and made me feel very welcome. Thoroughly recommended.

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Midlands, UK
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51 reviews 51 reviews
17 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2014

We were very pleased to have followed the previous reviews for the Old Rectory as it certainly lives up to them. Our room (Dorchester) had a beautiful four poster, a good size bathroom and two lovely easy chairs well positioned for enjoying the view into the garden. Breakfasts were lovely and there were helpful recommendations for things to do and... More

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London, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2014

My partner and I were getting married near Dorchester and wanted somewhere peaceful, beautiful and away from the family (!) for the wedding night. In the run-up to the big day, I messed Caroline around with how and when we would pick up the keys - she was very patient and good humoured. The room was faultless and the house... More

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2013

I feel so fortunate to have found this little gem of a hotel. Especially since many hotels sadly state 'no children'. Well, this hotel is very welcoming. We; myself, my husband and 5 year old son really enjoyed our two night stay there. Caroline welcomed us all upon arrival and it's clear why they get so booked up so early... More

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Battle, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2013

This is the second time in 2 months that we have stayed with caroline and Gordon. Despite having family in the area, this is even better! As hostess, Caroline is wonderful, and we have been made so very welcome. The first time we stayed was for a family birthday in Dorchester, (no room in the family inns!!)and despite having one... More

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Kettering, United Kingdom
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2013

My husband and I have just returned from a three night stay at The Old Rectory B&B. We can sum up our experience in one word. Delightful. Caroline {and Gordon} made us feel welcome from arriving on their doorstep. Caroline is a wonderful hostess and full of knowledge of the local area. The property is situated in a chocolate box... More

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Kingsbridge, United Kingdom
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67 reviews 67 reviews
13 hotel reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2013

Caroline certainly makes you feel welcome. Our room was very clean and well decorated. We enjoyed our breakfast but would have preferred 'proper' bread to sliced! Perhaps we are knit picking but we have our own bread maker and like fresh bread.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2013

We have just returned from a 2 night stay. The Old Rectory is a really top class, comfortable B and B. Caroline is the owner, and nothing is too much trouble. She is friendly, thoughtful, and accommodating - a really good 'people person'. It's obvious that she loves her business and her guests. Not only was the room spotlessly clean,... More

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Uckfield
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68 reviews 68 reviews
41 hotel reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2013

Stayed here for just one night while my son was attending a pre vet course near Dorchester. Can highly recommend it! As always, parking is a high priority for me and the car park was spacious and secure with no worries about leaving it there overnight. The room was well furnished and comfortable, very much a home from home and... More

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London, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2013

I stayed here recently with some friends who are regular guests of this wonderful B&B. The service was excellent right from my initial enquiry email to Caroline to the friendly farewell at the end of our stay. The rooms were fantastic and spotless, the breakfasts were delicious (not a scrap of grease in the full English!) and the service from... More

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Additional Information about The Old Rectory Country House Bed and Breakfast

Also Known As:
The Old Rectory Country House Bed And Breakfast Dorchester, Dorset
Address: Winterbourne Steepleton, Dorchester DT2 9LG, England
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Location: United Kingdom > England > Dorset > Dorchester
Amenities:
Free Parking
Hotel Style:
Ranked #2 of 45 B&Bs / Inns in Dorchester
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Lovely Victorian rectory offers peaceful and relaxing breaks in our four en-suite rooms including one with a four poster bed. English breakfast is served in the courtyard conservatory. We are 4 miles west of the county town of Dorchester and within easy reach of the stunning world heritage Jurassic coastline. ... more   less 

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