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Anvil Inn

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Salisbury Rd, Pimperne DT11 8UQ, England
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
M B Salisbury, United Kingdom
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Salisbury, United Kingdom
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25 reviews 25 reviews
18 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed here with a large group of friends who were attending a function in Blandford. The bar food and staff were first rate and the breakfasts freshly cooked for each person (did take a while but really worth the wait). On the Friday they even laid up one of the dining rooms just for us so we could have... More

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Maidenhead, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

We went to this restaurant last year, the food was really good but the service slow. We went the same time this year, (When the great Dorset Steam Fair was just getting ready) and they had run out of food. Their excuse was that they had been taken by surprise by the number of customers, funny that as we were... More

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Middlesbrough, United Kingdom
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148 reviews 148 reviews
56 hotel reviews
100 helpful votes 100 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

This is a charming inn in a lovely village with a pleasant garden. However, chaos rules and ultimately it begins to frustrate and annoy. The breakfast, whilst good, took an hour to serve, because of total lack of organisation. The rooms are small, and for the price you pay, you might expect more creature comforts thrown in. The creatures were... More

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Lincoln, United Kingdom
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

Very impressed with the quality the inclusive breakfast was fantastic and made the price (which seemed expensive at first) worth paying on top of this the staff were very accommodating and extremely helpful. we arrived late on our first night and we had missed the restaurant opening times the hotel manager went out of her way to make us some... More

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11 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

It was with some trepidation that we stayed the night over a busy long weekend. Some reviews were disturbing. Yes it is pricey but other than that we very much enjoyed our stay. The new management went out of their way to be helpful and the room was very clean. Breakfast was excellent and very filling. All up a very... More

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Poole, United Kingdom
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014

We stayed here overnight in April, as soon as we walked into our room there was a musty smell which was very strong in the wardrobe. The room looked clean at first but on closer inspection was filthy, the up shade on the light was full of dust, there mirror on the dressing table had finger print marks on it... More

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Poole, United Kingdom
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16 reviews 16 reviews
5 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2014

This is a very nice looking Country Pub/Hotel. It was a bit pricey for what you get. We stayed two nights. Very clean and tidy. Walls are a bit thin and the floor boards creak a lot and I mean A LOT! If you want a lay in and the neighbours are up then you won't get much rest. If... More

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Northampton
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60 reviews 60 reviews
12 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2014

Easy to find as just off the main road about 20 miles from Salisbury. Large car park, separate hotel entrance. Stairways and rooms are low: take care. Few steps to contend with. Helpful staff and excellent breakfast.

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London
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29 reviews 29 reviews
6 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2014

Stayed here for a friend's wedding. Very pretty. Had a nice cider outside in the garden at the front - nice pond and nice atmosphere. A lovey room. Nice bouncy carpet, well-equipped room, nice décor and very clean. Everything was explained well. Got back ok late at night at didn't need to fiddle about with doors etc. There was everything... More

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Dorset
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93 reviews 93 reviews
31 hotel reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2014

We booked a meal here for 9 people. We live in the village and we have used the pub and eaten here before. However, this is the worst experience we have had at The Anvil. We booked but didn't need to as the whole place was empty (maybe that should have warned us) We were given sheets of paper for... More

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Address: Salisbury Rd, Pimperne DT11 8UQ, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Dorset > Pimperne
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Anvil Inn 4*
Number of rooms: 13
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