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La Fleur de Lys

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Bleke St | Dorset, Shaftesbury SP7 8AW, England
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Ranked #12 of 25 Shaftesbury B&B and Inns
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 4 weeks ago
Sophy W Bournemouth, 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
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A pleasant hotel with a somewhat old fashioned feel that bordered on being simply old. The main issue for us was the total lack of atmosphere both in terms of the welcome (impersonal) and the ambiance (stifled). Whilst appreciating it was early on the Saturday evening when we came down to the bar (about 7pm) there was no other guest... More 

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davidgriffinshepherd, Owner at La Fleur de Lys, responded to this review

Dear Stephen F Thank you for taking the time to write a review of your recent stay with us, We do take note of all feed back & Hope you found your room Comfortable & well appointed. We are very sorry to hear you found us to be devoid of Atmosphere & impersonal, We are a Small family run Restaurant... More 

Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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17 reviews 17 reviews
3 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Simply some of the best service and food I have ever eaten. Loved this place. We will be returning. Thought the prices were very resonable for the food they had created and cooked. The wine selection was very good

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davidgriffinshepherd, Owner at La Fleur de Lys, responded to this review

Dear Sophy W Thank you for taking the time to post a review of your recent visit, Mary & I are pleased to hear how much you enjoyed your stay with us & we look forward to welcoming you back again soon. Best Wishes David & Mary More 

London, United Kingdom
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87 reviews 87 reviews
31 hotel reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

Stayed for friends birthday room and welcome were very good. Bathroom very small but our other friends faired better than us. Had lovely rooms with decent sized bathrooms. Nice touches like good tea and homemade biscuits. Dinner was excellent, staff very attentive and professional. Food was wonderful, desserts perfect. Good wine list reasonable priced. Lovely comfortable bed and very good... More 

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davidgriffinshepherd, Owner at La Fleur de Lys, responded to this review

Dear moggiemo50 Many thanks for taking the time to write a review of your recent stay with us, Mary & I really appreciate reading guests feedback about their stay with us. Sorry your bathroom was a little small but it was the best we could accommodate in such an old listed property, the larger superior rooms like Muscat do tend... More 

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28 reviews 28 reviews
15 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

We first ate here for our 30 th anniversary whilst on holiday with our family in the area We have travelled back for two weekends in Shaftesbury since, partly just to eat here again as the experience is so good. Last night was a joy, beautiful lamb for me and superb Sole for my wife. Not to mention the marvelous... More 

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davidgriffinshepherd, Owner at La Fleur de Lys, responded to this review

Dear ecrouch9 Thank you for taking the time to review your recent visit to us here again at La Fleur de lys, Lovely to hear how much you enjoyed the evening once again & will pass on your positive views to the waiting staff, Mary & I look forward to seeing you again on your next Visit to Shaftesbury. Kindest... More 

Warwick, United Kingdom
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26 reviews 26 reviews
9 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

We were visiting Shaftesbury, so looked on Tripadvisor to see what they recommended. After reading all the reviews we decided to stay overnight at La Fleur de Lys. As soon as we arrived we were made to feel welcome, we had afternoon tea and apple cake which was out of this world! Later in the evening we had the most... More 

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davidgriffinshepherd, Owner at La Fleur de Lys, responded to this review

Dear Kate L Thank you for taking the time to write a review of your recent visit to us here. We are glad to hear how much you enjoyed your stay & how much you loved Shaftesbury, Look forward to seeing you again sometime & trust you managed to get in touch with the Church at Brooklands. Kindest Regards David... More 

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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

This is billed as a restaurant with rooms, and it is precisely that, but the rooms are beautiful with great facilities. They have a desk and a laptop for your use in every room. It is warm despite being so old. And the food is excellent if a tad expensive for dinner. Friendly family run. Great find.

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davidgriffinshepherd, Owner at La Fleur de Lys, responded to this review

Dear evadne f Thank you for taking the time to write a review of your recent stay with us, Mary & I really appreciate all guest feedback so it was especially pleasing to hear how much you enjoyed your stay with us & we look forward to seeing you again on your return to Shaftesbury Kindest Regards & Best wishes... More 

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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

My family booked in here for the wedding eve dinner of my sister and we also stayed over night. David and Mary could have not have been more helpful and they really looked after us so well. We had the most delicious dinner and all our guests had a very happy evening. The rooms were very comfortable and breakfast was... More 

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davidgriffinshepherd, Owner at La Fleur de Lys, responded to this review

Dear Victoria g Thank you for taking the time to write a review of your recent stay Mary & I appreciate all guest feedback. We are very pleased to hear how much you enjoyed your stay with us & trust the wedding went well & everyone enjoyed the Occasion and stay with us. Wishing you all the very best for... More 

Blandford Forum, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

We have driven past many times and finally booked Sunday lunch, the owners were very welcoming and friendly and to be quite honest after reading their web page didn't expect anything else. We had starters and mains and all were totally delicious and beautifully presented. We prefer less formal now but that's our preference and we had some very loud... More 

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davidgriffinshepherd, Owner at La Fleur de Lys, responded to this review

Dear Rhyan B Many thanks for taking the time to post a review of your recent visit to us, Mary & I really appreciate all feed back. It was especially nice to hear how much you enjoyed your Sunday Lunch with us ( Sorry for the noisy neighbours) We look forward to seeing you again in the near future &... More 

Antrim, United Kingdom
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26 reviews 26 reviews
14 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015

Stayed here over the May bank holiday. First class experience! Gorgeous room - we paid a little extra for the four poster. Spacious room and bathroom. Breakfast was excellent and we had dinner in the restauant all 3 nights. Food was superb! Staff were very friendly and helpful. Would definitely recommend!

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davidgriffinshepherd, Owner at La Fleur de Lys, responded to this review

Dear ojarm Thank you for taking the time to write a review of your stay with us last year Mary & I really appreciate all feedback from our guests, We were especially pleased to hear how much you enjoyed your stay & look forward to seeing you again soon Best Wishes David & Mary More 

London, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
101 reviews 101 reviews
24 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

We stayed for one night whilst attending a large family event nearby and left the following day with a very positive impression. If we ever need to stay in Shaftesbury, or close by, again this will certainly be top of our list. The rooms were tastefully decorated with some nice additions like the fresh milk in the fridge and quality... More 

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davidgriffinshepherd, Owner at La Fleur de Lys, responded to this review

Dear Nigel R Thank you for taking the time to write a review of your recent visit to La Fleur de lys on TripAdvisor, We really appreciate all feed back especially when it is so positive. We will look forward to future visits & meanwhile wish you the very best for the year ahead Kindest Regards David & Mary More 

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