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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
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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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London
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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Oxford, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 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
19 helpful votes 19 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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4 reviews 4 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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7 hotel reviews
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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4 helpful votes 4 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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Staffordshire
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5 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2014

As an all-time booklover and graduate of literature I was pretty excited to stay here. My boyfriend booked it some time ago and I wasn't disappointed. Books were stacked here, there and everywhere which made just walking down the stairs interesting. Wonderful rooms, warm bathrooms, clean and Mariko can cook a mean breakfast. It was just perfect. There are two... More

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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8 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2013

I wanted to visit Lyme Regis because of the connection with Jane Austen's novel Persuasion, and the Booklover's B&B was the perfect place to stay! It was itself like something out of a book - going up the narrow, windy staircase, shelves of books stretching up all around you, and then your room, its walls also full of books and... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2013

My mum and I stayed here for a couple of nights while exploring the area, and thoroughly enjoyed our stay. There are two double rooms (we think), each with private bathroom. On the floor below the rooms there is a dining / lounge room that guests are free to use at any time, and where breakfast was served by the... 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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