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Dower House Hotel

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Rousdon, Lyme Regis DT7 3RB, England
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Bexley, United Kingdom
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30 reviews 30 reviews
9 hotel reviews
125 helpful votes 125 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Stayed here with a group of friend to visit River Cottage. We had 4 rooms between us & all are at a very high standard.Our hosts were very friendly & helpful with a great record collection in the cosy bar.The breakfast was lovely with all local produce used. A very pleasant place to stay & we will be returning.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Superb room. Amazing hospitality. The French Lieutenant's suite is even better than the pictures. Spacious and comfortable. Pleasant bar and warm welcome. Thank you Rosemarie and Neil. Conveniently situated for Lyme Regis and Beer. A restful stay.

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London, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We stayed at The Dower House hotel near Lyme Regis for one night this bank holiday weekend. The owners, Neil and Rosemarie were so friendly and accommodating that by the end of our stay we felt we had known them for ages. Our room had been recently renovated with a lovely new carpet and a very comfy bed and had... More 

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London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The hosts are very welcoming & friendly. We are easy to please but I get the genuine impression that nothing would be too much trouble. Our room, The Monmouth, was clean, spacious and decorated to a high standard - underfloor heating in the bathroom is lovely. Breakfast was nice & relaxed and just the right amount - keeps you full... More 

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Rosemarie B, Owner at Dower House Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you Liza M and Fred for you lovely review - we are delighted you both enjoyed your stay with us - we enjoyed talking to you in the bar! We do like our guests to feel at home and relaxed as possible as that is what a few days away should be all about! Thank you for being so... More 

Newbury, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Neil and Rosymary were very welcoming and friendly. A beautiful hotel, so peaceful and quiet with wonderful views over the Axe valley. The room was so comfortable. Looking forward to returning and hopefully staying a bit longer.

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Rosemarie B, Owner at Dower House Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Mike A - thank you for your lovely review! - we are happy you enjoyed the hotel and especially the Austen room 4-poster bedroom, and that you found everything spotlessly clean, Trish - our Housekeeper will be happy! We look forward to welcoming you both again in the very nearer future, with very best wishes. Neil and Rosemarie More 

New Jersey
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21 reviews 21 reviews
16 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Though there is much to like about the Dower House; the hosts are charming, the room remodeled and top drawer, and the breakfast very good, it would be remiss not to mention the negatives, especially given the price of the accommodations. The facade is a bit shabby,,,,flower beds in need of TLC and not well swept and neat. The reception... More 

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Rosemarie B, Owner at Dower House Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Tewksbury/New Jersey - thank you for taking the time to post your review - we enjoyed meeting you and especially chatting to you! We are happy you enjoyed the Peek Room and our breakfasts, but were somewhat surprised at some of your comments. The front of the hotel has recently undergone a major refurbishment, with newly painted overhangs at... More 

London, United Kingdom
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30 reviews 30 reviews
12 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The design and finish of each room is to an exceptional standard, blending traditional with modern luxury. The breakfast was delicious. But the real selling point was the warm and friendly welcome shown by both hosts Neil and Rosemary. We'll be back

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Rosemarie B, Owner at Dower House Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Abrdngy. Thank you for posting your fab review!! We are glad you loved your room and the decor. As you are aware, we have just finished all the refurbishment to the hotel - of which we are extremely proud! - we hope we have got the balance right between modern luxury and the traditional decor of the house which... More 

London, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had the pleasure of staying at Dower house over the bank holiday weekend we stayed for two nights ,On arriving we received very warm welcome from Rosemarie and Neil they showed us to our room, Which turned out to be three rooms. We had the cobb suite one large bedroom another room which doubled up as a bedroom and... More 

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Rosemarie B, Owner at Dower House Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you David W for taking the time to post us a fabulous review. We are happy you enjoyed the Cobb Suite, yes it is handy to have quick outside access when you have a dog. Thank you also for the breakfast comments as we do try and make sure all the produce is fresh and all locally sourced so... More 

London
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27 reviews 27 reviews
17 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed at the Dower House over the bank holiday weekend, and got the last available room so didn't get a choice - but no complaints as the Peek Room was very comfortable. Brand new, modern bathroom with over bath shower, bright and clean. Lovely fluffy towels and the bathrobes and White Company toiletries are a nice touch. The bedroom... More 

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Rosemarie B, Owner at Dower House Hotel, responded to this review

SJFLondon - thank you both for your amazing and kind review - we are so glad you enjoyed your stay in the Peek - it's a lovely sunny room. Thank you also for the breakfast comments, I checked back to see if I had cooked that morning, but suffice to say I think it well have been Neil !! So... More 

Bristol, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We spent a couple of nights at Dower House Hotel (in the French Lieutenant Suite). Room was spacious and was very tastefully decorated (Bath Tub was great!). Bed was huge! Food was excellent (breakfast and dinner) and so was customer service (very friendly and accommodating owners-Neil and Rosemarie). Practical location, close to Lyme Regis and Axminster. The dining room has... More 

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Rosemarie B, Owner at Dower House Hotel, responded to this review

Dear FrenchMichael - thank you so much for your lovely review - it was great to meet you both (and little one) and to have a chat over dinner. We are happy you enjoyed the comforts of the French Lieutenant's Suite, it is a super room, with its large 'and so to bed' bed and the bath tub is definitely... More 

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