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Dorset Hotel

3.0 of 5 31 Dover Street, Ryde PO33 2BW, England
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Selsey, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

I spent 3 nights here, along with 5 other members of our pub quiz team, at the end of September 2014. For the price, I wasn't expecting much, and was really surprised at how nice the Dorset was. The staff were friendly, chatty and knowledgeable about the area. My twin ensuite room was functional and clean. My bed was comfortable,... More

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Lewes, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

The staff are all extremely friendly and accommodating. If budget is your main objective you probably cant go wrong. The pros are that it has a vintage charm which might put you off if you are used to travellodge or other corporate set ups. The cons were that we found the place a bit smelly which might be addressed with... More

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Chelmsford, United Kingdom
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15 reviews 15 reviews
7 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

We stayed here in September just for one night when visiting relatives in Ryde. Our room was small but clean and the bed was very comfortable. The room had a decent TV and hospitality tray (including chocolates)! The décor was slightly jaded and could do with a bit of TLC but was certainly good value for money and we had... More

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Tilburg
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30 reviews 30 reviews
10 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

The Isle of Wight is not a very budget friendly place overall. The Dorset Hotel actually came up as the second least expensive hotel / B&B on the island, but we still paid nearly 70 pound a night. Our expectations weren't very high so when we arrived, we were pleasantly surprised by the friendly and easy going welcome. The look... More

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Kettering, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

Lovely Victorian style hotel based 5 min walk to bars and restaurants. Just over 4/5 minutes walk down to lovely sandy beach and lawn bowls club open to public. Rooms kept well clean by the staff. Beds are comfortable with TV available in each room. Brilliant breakfast with plenty of choices including salmon or kippers for a small additional charge.... More

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England, United Kingdom
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26 reviews 26 reviews
3 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

We stayed here for the 2nd time as the hotel is very good value for money. The rooms are comfy and is what you expect. The breakfast is really good and there is a great selection of either cold or hot. The staff are very friendly and helpful and was a pleasure talking to them. We would like to visit... More

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london
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4 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

We wanted a value b&b in good location which is exactly what we got , room clean bed comfy, bottled water in room nice touch in the hot weather. good selection at breakfast with help yourself tea and coffee which is a bonus from some places where you are left gasping for a refill. Yes decor a bit dated but... More

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London, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

I stayed here two nights with my boyfriend. We had a double room with shared bathroom. It was a bit 'outdated' but I don't see how that matters since its just a place to sleep. The bed was comfortable and there was a sink in the room. We never had to wait for the bathrooms which was the only concern.... More

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

This was booked in a hurry as we had to attend a funeral. The hotel is at best shabby. Dirty carpets and corridors. Worse is the parking, two slots out the front with almost impossible to get in and out parking at the rear. The owner insisted that I park around the back and I ended up scraping my car.... More

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London, United Kingdom
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38 reviews 38 reviews
35 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

The hotel reminded me of the places I used to stay in as a kid, the beds were comfortable and the location to the town centre of Ryde is a short walk, there is ample parking and the cooked breakfast was nice. It represented good value for money I would say considering some of the other prices around town so... More

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Address: 31 Dover Street, Ryde PO33 2BW, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Isle of Wight > Ryde
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Dorset Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 20
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