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The Benett Arms

Semley, Shaftesbury SP7 9AS, England
The Benett Arms
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Rating summary
  • 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
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Somerset
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Popped in with two girl friends at lunch time, having passed it earlier in the morning. It has a pleasant welcoming feel (sorry previous reviewer). We chose different dishes, all of which were deemed tasty, well presented and good value. We shall certainly make a point of visiting again.

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Singapore, Singapore
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4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

If you are not a white anglo saxon then you probably won't feel the welcome described in some of the other reviews. This is a shame. The pub looks promising as you enter the pretty village of Semley and even more so when you see signs claiming that it is CAMRA's best pub in Wiltshire. The interior is pleasant and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015 via mobile

We stayed for one nights ba&b. We received a warm welcome when we arrived. Our room was nice and spacious and very clean. We had a lovely relaxing evening in the bar (played a few games!). We had some dinner which was good but portions just too much. Breakfast was great and used local produce. Would recommend.

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Salisbury, United Kingdom
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19 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

stayed here whilst going to a party, great, welcoming hosts, room clean, comfortable bed. The pub served great food and good variety of drinks. The Landlady And her team were very helpful. breakfast was freshly cooked with unlimited tea and coffee and toast. semley is a pretty village and would certainly stay here again.

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Leyburn, United Kingdom
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6 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

My wife and I stayed here for 4 nights and it was delightfully peaceful. We were warmly welcomed, and found Amy and her staff extremely helpful and friendly. The Benett Arms is a "down to earth" kind of venue, with an interesting history and a delightful ambiance. The food is excellent, and the accommodation is unpretentiously clean, well maintained and... More 

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Blackpool, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

Spent 4 nights at the end of July, excellent value for money, food was delicious and good portions, very good bar staff and the local people are friendly and helpful with ideas of places to visit, the rooms are situated at the back of the pub with a back door in to the pub, ideal as this means it is... More 

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Kent, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

What a little gem of place, searched for this as a little stop over to break up a journey of the A303 and loved it. We had our dog with us and this was no problem to them. Rooms were out the back and pleasant enough and we felt welcomed from the moment we entered. The common outside and the... More 

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Exmouth, United Kingdom
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24 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

Went here for lunch when passing through Semley. Good food at reasonable prices. Amy was very friendly host. Steaks and pies very nice. Good sized portions. Very old fashioned style pub which locals tend to use and they were friendly to newcomers.

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Spalding, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

Stayed at The Benett Arms for one night. We had a twin room, but asked for another bed to be put in for our 3 year old, which was done without any problem. The room was clean and the beds were comfy. The breakfast the following day was lovely with a good selection of cereals and hot food. Amy and... More 

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Weymouth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014

We had planned on visiting 'The Forester' after visiting Old Wardour Castle but were short on time, so decided to seek out somewhere along our onward journey. Luckily, we happened upon The Benett Arms. The welcome was warm and friendly; the food very reasonably priced, excellent quality and served with a smile. They had a small selection of local beers... More 

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