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Winterbourne Steepleton, Dorchester DT2 9LG, England
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The Old Rectory Country House Bed and Breakfast
Ranked #2 of 46 Dorchester B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • 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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Keighley, United Kingdom
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15 reviews 15 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed for six nights at The Old Rectory in the "four poster " bedroom which was spacious and comfortable . Caroline was very welcoming and provides an excellent breakfast . We enjoyed the quiet village and comfortable bed , it was just lovely and we would use again without a second thought.

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26 reviews 26 reviews
12 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Found the Old Rectory Country House a few years ago and my wife and I recently returned for a few days short break. Believe that the best way to describe the Old Rectory would be to start with a blank piece of paper and then write down all of the aspects that you would ideally like to see in a... More

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Tinton Falls, New Jersey
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

A visit to The Old Rectory is more than a clean and comfortable bed and a bountiful breakfast. It comes with the most gracious hostess, Caroline. The rooms are beautifully decorated, giving you all of the most modern conveniences while keeping the charm you are hoping to experience when staying at a historic home. The grounds, buildings and location are... More

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London, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

My husband, 8 month old baby and I, stayed at the Old Rectory in the self- catered Old Schoolhouse and had a lovely week there. It's absolutely beautiful! The living area is huge, with large sofas, armchairs and a flat screen TV one end, and a dining table and very well equipped kitchen the other end. There is also a... More

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Mandurah, Australia
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63 hotel reviews
104 helpful votes 104 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

The Old Rectory in Winterbourne Steepleton is first-class. The village is quiet and just off the busy Dorchester A 35 road. A beautiful stream runs alongside the road and it is picture-postcard England. We were in the Dorchester room which has a super king size 4 poster bed and there are two comfy armchairs plus chests of drawers in the... More

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St. Neots, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

The rural location of the Old Rectory, and our room, The Abbotsbury, exceeded expectations. We were delighted with the size and facilities of both our bedroom and bathroom. Caroline and her husband were excellent hosts, welcoming, helpful and informative. The peaceful setting with the superb Saxon church next door, and the ease of access to Dorchester and the Jurassic Coast... More

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Earley, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

We were both more than pleased with our stay at the rectory. Our room (the Dorchester) was wonderful and lived up to the description and the photographs. Caroline and her husband were most welcoming and made our stay very enjoyable. I would recommend the Old Rectory to anyone wishing to stay in that part of Dorset. We will definitely be... More

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2014

This is a wonderful B&B - in a lovely rural location, that is still very near Dorchester, and the sea (10 mins by car i think). Caroline was a great host- very kind and welcoming. I highly recomend this B&B, the room was lovely, large and clean and the Bathroom was huge (we origionally booked the Sherbourne room, but Caroline... More

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Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2014 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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60 reviews 60 reviews
17 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 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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Address: Winterbourne Steepleton, Dorchester DT2 9LG, England
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Location: United Kingdom > England > Dorset > Dorchester
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
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The Old Rectory Country House Bed And Breakfast Dorchester, Dorset

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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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