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The Bakehouse

3.0 of 5 Bed and Breakfast   |   1 Acreman Street, Sherborne DT9 3NU, England
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Ranked #7 of 15 Sherborne B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stayed here 05/07/14 as we were attending a wedding in Sherborne. I stumbled across this B&B on my phone and decided it would be a great place to stay as it had brilliant value for money. Malcolm (the owner) is fantastic and did everything he could to make our stay very pleasant (even offering to drive us to the... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2014 via mobile

This is the worst place I have stayed in. Clearly going downhill. First room smelt of rotten cabbages, moved to second room consisting of a bunk bed and camp bed. Room was a mish mash of old furniture, floor half covered in wood, sink hanging off wall in the bathroom, bathroom floor filthy. Felt itchy from the time I stepped in... More

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malcs52, Owner at The Bakehouse, responded to this review

sorry this is worst place you have stayed, we do various types of rooms from £20 per night for one night , (to 89 per night for better rooms ) but they are shared accommodation like a hostel and we are reliant on other people being tidy and clean ,sometimes you pull the short straw and end up with pig... More

London, United Kingdom
3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2014

Booked on my phone after seeing the location, once I arrived my expectations were met. After I left I'm convinced this is the best value accommodation I've stayed in, centrally located, good food, great service and cheap. Not sure what people expect for the price but I couldn't ask for more, the B&B is run by a chap who enjoys... More

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Horsham, United Kingdom
2 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2014

very disappointed, generally it felt like a real let down, although Malcolm was nice and the breakfast was tasty I felt like I was staying in a single man's hostel! He was not there to meet us and all the blinds were drawn, I had to knock loudly and phone twice before I got entry.We were given an attic room... More

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malcs52, Owner at The Bakehouse, responded to this review

i am very sorry you were not happy with your room , the attic family room is in my view is well kept and spacious , most of our guests seem to be happy with us , we can not be held to account for other guests smoking in an outside area , i dont like smoking full stop but... More

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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2014

I had read all of the previous reviews, and granted Malcolm is wonderful, what a warm and generous individual. Malcolm offered to watch our dog after she wouldn't settle for the evening so that we could enjoy an evening out. Breakfast was nice and made to order as every one commented on On the other hand, despite the lovely welcome... More

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malcs52, Owner at The Bakehouse, responded to this review

i am sorry you had problems with our code system ,we have used these for almost 10 yrs ,this system in our view is easy to use but we understand when people are elderly and poor sighted it can be a problem , as for other guests returning back late and being noisy ,,this i know is very boring ,... More

Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2014

I was working in the area, and needed a cheap friendly place to stay, this was perfect. After working a hard week i was able to arrive at a time that was convenient for me,, was shown my clean room and bathroom. Was offered a glass or two of wine (on the house) Breakfast was great and made to order,... More

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Basingstoke, United Kingdom
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7 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2014

Staying for a family event in the town, we were told that we could arrive at our convenience and we received a very friendly welcome from Malcolm. The room was warm, but not too hot, with all the usual facilities you would expect at a B&B including a large screen TV and a nice shower. Amazingly, you can order an... More

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Basingstoke, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2014

Arriving early evening in Sherborne for a family occasion, we received a lovely greeting from the owner & his beautiful golden Labrador 'Charlie'. Our room was clean and warm, with a large bed, big flat screen TV, & the requested view of Sherborne Abbey. The ensuite shower was nice and hot with excellent power (morning and early evening). Bed comfortable.... More

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Selsey, United Kingdom
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21 hotel reviews
90 helpful votes 90 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2013

I had a very enjoyable stay at the Old Bakehouse over Christmas. A very friendly welcoming B & B, my room was extremely comfortable, nicely furnished Always good to have a decent shower in the bathroom, and the one at the Bakehouse was no exception. Plenty of large bath towels provided. Good supply of Tea, Coffee and hot chocolate provided... More

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London, United Kingdom
4 reviews 4 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2013

I was on my own, and as I tend to stay in Hostels throughout the World, I booked 2 nights in a shared hostel room. As it turned out, the first night I was on my own, and the second, Malcolm the owner kindly moved me into a single room at no extra cost. Each to their own, but if... More

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Address: 1 Acreman Street, Sherborne DT9 3NU, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Dorset > Sherborne
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — The Bakehouse 3*
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The Bakehouse Hotel Sherborne
The Bakehouse Sherborne, Dorset

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18th century bakehouse stone built with 10 rooms, courtyard garden, dog friendly, wi-fi, evening meals, intimate and friendly, a pleasant alternative to a large hotel. ... more   less 
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