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Half Moon Inn

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Half Moon Street, Sherborne 01935 8120, England
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Sherborne, United Kingdom
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34 reviews 34 reviews
16 hotel reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

As a resident of Sherborne and a retired licensee the overall quality of the options available is really very poor. Due to the closure of the Sherborne Hotel rooms pace in this hugely popular destination is non existent. The Half Moon is really very average indeed with very ordinary food catering for the bottom end of the market and the... More 

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Ramsgate, United Kingdom
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53 reviews 53 reviews
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32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Only here for a lunch and nothing to tempt us back. Food very average and the chips with the sandwich were really greasy. Really in need of an upgrade as very dingy inside and does not really smell very fresh. A shame as could be really stunning.

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Reading, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Popular pub/ restaurant right next to the Abbey and shops with parking behind the Inn Needs re-furbishing - which, I believe is planned - shower shampoo was empty, loo seat loose Breakfast very good Twin beds very comfortable with light and warm duvets Staff pleasant and helpful

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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Overnight stopover but overpriced and overrated in a beautiful historic town. Free parking after 6pm, quiet in the evenings midweek with very few alternative options. Would not recommend and would not revisit.

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

We booked accommodation for our son's wedding. So glad we did. The price of the rooms reflects value-for-money. Not a Premier Inn, but a real old-fashioned travellers inn where looking after your guest's comfort and well-being is a high priority with all the staff. Our room was comfortable, clean and quiet. We slept very well. In the evening of our... More 

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Perth, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015 via mobile

A one night stop over, room well appointed a little tired but not bad. Room has complimentary water and biscuits which was a nice surprise. Breakfast was a little slow but staff are friendly and the food was lovely.. We shall be back

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West country,England
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

We have been here a few times but just recently both times we have eaten in the restaurant there has been screaming children all around us..one of the staff seems to bring in her screaming child for hours! Enough to put you off...the food is lovely just a shame about the racket,would recommend anyone bring some ear plugs 😠

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Greater London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

My wife and i met friends from the lake district, who were staying in Sherborne.We booked the half moon inn in the town,what a great choice Anna and the staff could not have done more to make our stay better. I would recommend this inn to any of my friends

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Ilminster, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

The food is 2nd to none, but walking out I feel I should wipe my feet......the carpets are RANK !!! We only eat there, don't stay. The manager is great, looks after us all very well when we go to eat. He tells us he is relocating to Devon, which is Dorset's loss, Devon's gain

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Aylesbeare, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

Remember this is an Inn , so the atmosphere + layout is that of a very comfortable Pub feeling with cosy sofas + different small areas to suit all ! The staff were all charming with smiles + efficient service ...at all times....The current Manageress Anna was so welcoming + attentive for our stay also assisting in serving the food... More 

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