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The Dorset Inn

22 Malling Street, Lewes BN7 2RD, England
The Dorset Inn
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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5 hotel reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Having decided to extend our stay in Lewes we found The Dorset Arms was the only option remaining. The building is conveniently situated next to a large public car park and looks fine from the outside. The bar doubles as a reception and we were greeted by a young but helpful member of the staff. Our room situated on the... More 

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Northampton, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The location of the hotel was ideal, easy access and walking distance to all amenities, castle and places of interest. Loads of parking in a pay and display car park opposite which is free after 6pm and all day Sunday Large Tesco store across roundabout. Pub was lovely and new member of staff was being trained so check in to... More 

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Ponteland, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Well located near the centre of town with large car park opposite for ease of parking. Good size bar area to take meals and larger parties easily catered for .Good choice of food on menu which was well presented at very reasonable prices giving good value for money Excellent selection of resident real ale from Harvey's brewery together with usual... More 

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Neston, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

Stayed here for one night. Friendly and helpful staff, large room and an excellent breakfast. Room was clean and pleasant, bathroom was OK but dated, but overall very good value for money. And if you like real ale then you are in for a treat, the pub serving Harvey's and being next to the Harveys brewery.

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

Comfortable quiet rooms at a reasonable price, good cooked breakfasts, excellent location in centre of Lewes next to Harveys quaint brewery, perfect for walking the South downs. Meals were very good, staff very friendly, and not surprisingly beer perfect.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015 via mobile

We stayed here on a walking holiday in the south downs. The room was comfortable. The pub had character and served good meals. I have no more to say but I have to write 200 characters as a minimum to be able to submit this review.

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Ascot, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

We recently stayed overnight at The Dorset whilst enjoying a weekend in Brighton. The staff were very friendly and attentive. Our room was a good size and very comfortable and clean with en suite shower. We had an excellent lunch during our stay and the breakfast was also very good. Overall we thought the pub offered excellent value for money.

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Kingston upon Thames, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

We recently booked two rooms to stay overnight at The Dorset with family. We have often called into the pub for a drink and bite to eat on our way to Hastings and like its friendly atmosphere and the varied menu. We were equally pleased with our accommodation - warm rooms, comfortable beds, hot showers, excellent cooked breakfast and free... More 

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Westcliff-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

Stayed at The Dorset overnight. Room was large and fairly clean, dust on the picture rails but bedding and towels were freshly laundered. The bathroom however was not at all nice. Lots of mouldy grouting and mould on the shower curtain, grime around the taps etc. We didn't sleep well because the room was cold during the night.These things don't... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

The accommodation seemed rather basic. On my first night, the temperature in the room was very cold indeed as the radiators were barely lukewarm. I reported this to a member of staff the following morning at breakfast and was assured the matter would be investigated. The same problem occurred on my second night; the room was so cold the following... More 

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