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The Grosvenor Arms

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   The Commons | High Street, Shaftesbury SP7 8JA, England (Formerly Hotel Grosvenor)
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Ranked #1 of 2 Hotels in Shaftesbury
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
Lucy L Kettering, United Kingdom
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Kettering, United Kingdom
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46 reviews 46 reviews
10 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a private room in the restaurant. They were very accommodating. The food was excellent. The service was good. We had a number of special dietary requirements and they catered for them no issues. We had music, a sing song and a dance and they did not complain. It was brilliant! I would recommend for a party or even... More

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London, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Just returned from Grosvenor Arms Hotel in Shaftesbury Dorset very good hotel. I found the restaurant menu limited but what I had was very good. the hotel was in a central position so was able to explore the town.

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Kirkwall, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Its a long time since I stayed here and it used to be a bit of a dump but then my memories of Shaftesbury go back as far as 1959 ! Lovely surprise to find it totally changed; large,clean and bright room, stunning shower/bathroom, pleasant and helpful staff even when I had no idea that I had a 'key fob'... More

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Welwyn Garden City, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Rather short notice booking and needed a pet friendly hotel as we had to travel with our 2 dogs. Couldn't have asked for more - all staff were amazingly welcoming, and not at all put out by ourselves, our dogs or the mud we brought with us.They even had access to an outside tap on the patio where we could... More

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Bethesda, Maryland
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is just the inn for you if you want friendly staff, comfortable but not modern lodgings, historic town setting, and great food. We ate at the hotel for breakfast and dinner both nights. I'd go back in a heartbeat. Perfect for couples seeking a leisurely weekend away. And, there's lots to do nearby - Salisbury Cathedral to the east,... More

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London
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14 reviews 14 reviews
10 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Good hotel in perfect position. Extremely dog friendly but not a problem if you don't have dogs as they were so well behaved and didn't bother anyone. Great bar staff and also very helpful reception staff. We had a lovely suite with a shower so enormous you could have fit at least 10 people in it. Ate in restaurant both... More

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Exeter, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed here for bank holiday weekend and had a fantastic time! The bar staff particularly were hugely professional and there was a great atmosphere throughout the restaurant and bar. The courtyard caught our attention and there was always a member of staff available. Beautiful village and hotel as well. The room and bathroom were hard to leave! Thanks so much... More

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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I really want to like this restaurant, living locally and having tried it a few times but Somehow it never quite lives up to expectation. I love the decor, but the food and the service just isn't that good. When you enter a building like this, you somehow expect something a little special but here, you just don't get it.... More

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Swindon
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5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Just spent a night here - fantastic. The staff were really welcoming, friendly and enthusiastic, the room was delightful (we had a junior suite with a terrace for al fresco coffee), the evening meal was excellent with great choices, and breakfast again gave lots of choice and the restaurant staff were lovely. The hotel was lively but not noisy so... More

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I had lunch at The Grosvenor Arms with my family last week. From the moment we walked through the door we were treated like special guests. We had a lovely table in the restaurant and there was a really nice buzzy vibe. It wasn't what we were expecting at all inside - the restaurant is large and spacious and the... More

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Address: The Commons | High Street, Shaftesbury SP7 8JA, England (Formerly Hotel Grosvenor)
Location: United Kingdom > England > Dorset > Shaftesbury
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — The Grosvenor Arms 3*
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