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The Dolphin Hotel Wincanton

High Street, Wincanton BA9 9JF, England
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The Dolphin Hotel Wincanton
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Ranked #5 of 8 Wincanton B&B and Inns
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Needed an overnight stay around Gillingham for work, it happened to be the Glastonbury weekend too. Lots of locations around and about were too pricey or too far from Gillingham. I settled for the Dolphin and booked B&B in a single room for £49. Pretty good? On arriving at the Dolphin I was informed that they only served breakfast from... More 

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Westbury, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We booked 5 rooms as part of a wedding party thinking it was a local hotel for an evening stay. When we arrived, it was a typical pub with grotty carpets and very very dated rooms. We literally dropped our bags before the wedding. On our return we were greeted with a shed load of drunken kids outside which was... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stayed at the Dolphin a couple of years ago. The room is spacious with a desk and a very good modernized both room and shower. We bought dinner which was good. The included breakfast was fine but nothing special. Quibbles are a used towel behind the bathroom door, wifi that needed restarting the router frequently and seeing rubbish between... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

Went to a christening held in the stables food was lovely fresh & well thought out! The stables are a warm welcoming cosy place to hold a family gathering & the staff were very helpful! Had there been a functioning bar inside instead of over in the public bar itself it would have been perfect!

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wrexham
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

After reading various reviews, we decided to book into The dolphin. We found the bad reviews to be unfounded. Ok the room we had was in the small side, but you only sleep in it. the bed linen/towels etc were pristine, as was the cleanliness of the room. The food was excellent, and my husband said that breakfast was the... More 

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Wincanton, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015

From the outside the Dolphin looks a little tired and inside it also looks a bit gloomy and tired but, although the hotel is very old, it was lovely and warm and the bedroom was good and the bathroom very good. We had a meal in the dining room which was again very good. Certainly a hotel to be tried... More 

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kingsteignton
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

We stayed one night at The dolphin while in Wincanton for the horse racing. Our room was a good size with an obviously new shower room. First impressions at this hotel are not good. The surrounding area is very tired looking. Hallway, stairs and room carpet all stained where people had clearly spilt drinks. Apart from that the room was... More 

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Great Missenden, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

Second time staying at this hotel, 12 months on, and have to say the bedrooms and bathrooms are looking a little tired, when after an £18 increase on room rates is not good. The staff behind the bar are very friendly and helpful, as is the manager when you phone in. I requested wheat-free and dairy-free options for meals but... More 

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Chobham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

I stayed here with my 8 yr old son, we found the hotel quite easily, but had to ask directions to the car park around the back, we arrived fairly late and there were a lot of people outside the pub entrance smoking, which you had walk past to get to the hotel reception, my son didn't like that, if... More 

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Guildford, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
7 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

I chose this hotel as an overnight stop. The hotel is old, but the room was comfortable and spotlessly clean, with a good, modern bathroom. The staff were friendly and helpful - nobody was at reception when I arrived, but they were easy to find at the bar. The room was quiet, but the bed was not particularly comfortable -... More 

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