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Old Priory at Dunster

Dunster, Exmoor National Park TA24 6RY, England
Old Priory at Dunster

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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Worcester, United Kingdom
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33 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

This is the second time I've stayed at Old Priory. The rooms are beautiful, filled with hand picked antiques and fresh flowers from the exquisite garden. Delicious breakfast with all local produce including divine bacon and hot scones. Apart from being one of the most beautiful houses I've ever been in, I find it's the service that really sets it... More 

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Haywards Heath
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2014

Have just returned from a four night stay in Old Priory Cottage (attached to the B&B). It could not have been more cosy and charming. Jane made us feel very welcome and well looked after. Lashings of hot water and logs for the fire. Friendly dogs and a delightful country feel. An excellent base for our lovely stay in Dunster.... More 

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Pewsey, United Kingdom
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45 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2013

We stayed here for a special treat and it really was. The property is quite wonderful filled with beautiful antique furniture, soft furnishings and items obviously chosen and displayed with love and care by the owner Jane. We felt she was a friend and that is how she treated us. Such well-behaved dogs, lots of books and gorgeous breakfast. Real... More 

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Southsea England
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32 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2011

The owner is very friendly, helpful and looks after your every whim. The building is like a theatre set and the master bedroom steeped in history as is the whole building. The 4 poster bed was luxurious and we slept like 2 logs. Breakfast was very good. A great antidote to the sterility of budget chains like Travelodge.

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UK
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22 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2011

The Old Priory has a tremendous amount of history. Look at the name for a start. The B&B is one of THE best we have stayed at. Comfortable rooms, one even with a four poster bed. Lots of hot water! A decent breakfast that sets you up for the day, with a choice of cereals, fruit & yogurt and for... More 

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London
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2010

11th of of 12 B&Bs in Dunster? Ridiculous. The Old Priory is absolutely perfect. The room was fantastic, the bed supremely comfortable and the breakfasts some of the best I've ever had (thick slices of bacon, properly cooked mushrooms and eggs freshly delivered each morning). If you're offended by dogs slumbering on the chairs next to the fireplace or prefer... More 

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St Annes
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2009

The stay was dissapointing - accommodation very old and did not feel comfortable. Dogs sitting on chair in room next to breakfast table.

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New Mexico
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75 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2009

I love this place. From the charming yard with its old apple trees and benches, to the old priory building itself it was magical! The rooms are all different and full of interesting stuff. The innkeeper and her friends and her funny dogs are perfectly wonderful. Can I live here?!

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New Jersey, USA
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2008

My two sisters and I stayed at the Old Priory as part of our week-long walking holiday booked through Footpath Holidays. I think the Old Priory is not their usual spot in Dunster, but I'm very glad we were there, because it was wonderful! Jane was very welcoming, and went out of her way to help us with details such... More 

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Bristol
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2008

Dunster is a fabulous little town - it has everything you could possibly want. From great restaurants to a castle, and The Old Priory is truly a jewel in its crown. We were shown to our room by the lovely Jane - a fantastic four-poster in a huge room complete with massive bathroom to match. It was wood-panelled with quirky... More 

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