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The Benett Arms

Semley, Shaftesbury SP7 9AS, England
The Benett Arms
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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
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Salisbury, United Kingdom
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34 reviews 34 reviews
16 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
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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23 reviews 23 reviews
4 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 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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143 reviews 143 reviews
20 hotel reviews
1,112 helpful votes 1,112 helpful votes
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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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
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
3 reviews 3 reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
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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London, United Kingdom
5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2014

I was incredibly impressed with the hospitality, the room and the breakfast. The pub is beautiful and filled with friendly locals. The room was quiet, clean and warm. I'd really recommend it for a picturesque and quiet stay.

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Weston super Mare, United Kingdom
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21 reviews 21 reviews
3 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2013

I live on the outskirts of Semley, and my husband and I frequently go there, very good food. I booked 2 couples, one with a little boy of 2 years old, into 2 double rooms on 8th June 2013 We were having a barbeque party at our home, (these couples had come from Devon.) They all said the rooms were... More 

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Lower Parkstone
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22 reviews 22 reviews
5 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2013

Greeted in a very friendly way by Amy when we arrived felt as tho the staff could not do enough to help the whole time we were there. The room was a good size large bathroom very comfortable bed, Set in a lovely area Will definitely especially after such an amazing breakfast Well done team

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