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65 Broad St | The Sanctuary Bookshop, Lyme Regis DT7 3QF, England
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Sanctuary Bookshop and Booklover's B&B
Ranked #15 of 41 Lyme Regis B&B and Inns
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Bristol, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A wonderful, quirky (think Harry Potter) B&B full of charm and comfort. Mariko & Bob are very friendly, accommodating and helpful. The location is stunning - you couldn't get much closer to the Sea Front of Lyme Regis without getting very wet and there is no more a beautiful English Seaside Village. Should the weather turn against you, and you've... More 

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Whitehill, Hampshire
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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

We stayed for just one night but would like to have stayed longer. Spend the night in a bookshop - heaven. We were first shown up winding stairs with books all up the stairs to our own sitting room overlooking the sea; toys available for small children, DVD player and today's newspapers. Then to our bedroom, also overlooking the sea,... More 

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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

I stayed here in August 2014 with 3 other people, the B&B has 2 private rooms which we booked. We therefore had the place to ourselves which was fantastic. The views were great from one of the rooms (out toward the sea). Both bedrooms were cute and cosy. The bathrooms were beautiful and a great size. We had access to... More 

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London
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

We had the bedroom at the rear which was lovely and quiet, and full of books! The adjacent bathroom was a good size, but there was a lack of shelves. Bob and Mariko are very welcoming and make you feel at home. Access to the upper floors is very narrow due to bookshelves that wind round the staircase. Choice of... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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17 reviews 17 reviews
7 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

We were very happy with all aspects of this B&B and will definitely be returning! The rooms are clean and comfortable with beautiful views. Mariko made us feel very welcome and cooked an excellent full english breakfast (including a veggie option for me). We loved the quirky building with walls of books and beautiful decorations, giving it that old english... More 

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Rome
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2014 via mobile

Very comfortable rooms, with views towards the sea. The books lining the walls of all the rooms make it a place of discovery as well as of comfort. The excellent breakfast and warm and friendly hospitality made our stay a truly pleasurable one.

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northern California
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42 reviews 42 reviews
18 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2014

A charming and comfortable B&B. We had the Katherine Mansfield room with private bath. Quiet street, comfortable bed, nice bathroom. The room had a kettle and makings for tea or coffee. The hallway has a fridge stocked with wine and beer. Jane is delightful and serves a wonderful cooked breakfast as well as fruit, juice, coffee - pretty much whatever... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2014

This is our second visit and it was again a delight. if you love books you'll think you've died and gone to heaven. Nearly every square inch of wall is lined with books, books and books - in the bedrooms, up the stairs, on the landing and in the cosy sitting room. Still it is spotlessly clean and has every... More 

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26 reviews 26 reviews
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2014 via mobile

Behind a modest frontage at the lower end of the sloping main street lies a truly wonderful experiance for those that love their bookshops with character. From the moment you step inside you are forced to twist and turn amongst the maze like tall shelves - two steps forward, one two three sideways. A vast landscape of previously enjoyed books... More 

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Poole
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23 reviews 23 reviews
6 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2014

My husband and I found this B and B on the net some time ago and have just returned from an overnighter. Forget wallpaper, everywhere is lined with books! Although only 2 rooms, it really is a super place to stay. Clean, with all mod cons-including WIFI- and Mariko can, indeed, cook a lovely breakfast! Our room came furnished with... More 

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Address: 65 Broad St | The Sanctuary Bookshop, Lyme Regis DT7 3QF, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Dorset > Lyme Regis
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 2
Also Known As:
Sanctuary Bookshop And Booklover's B&B Lyme Regis, Dorset

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