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The Ilchester Arms Hotel

Certificate of Excellence
Market Street, Abbotsbury, Weymouth DT3 4 , England
The Ilchester Arms Hotel

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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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7 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We booked this through a deal fir 2 nights b n b with an additional cream tea. I fiund the place mist agreeable. We had a dinner which was really nice. If gammon at home was as nice as this i would have it more. Most everything was home made and tasted very nice. The room was a separate en... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We booked our stay through Living Social and overall it was good value. We stayed in a bedroom at the front of the hotel that had recently been refurbished. The room was very clean, a little cramped but adequate, however the sink in the on suite was very small with a shelf directly above it making it nearly impossible to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a lengthy Sunday Lunch at the Ilchester Arms as a Father's day treat. We felt looked after from the moment we walked through the door; the staff are friendly, helpful and accommodating; Tom, the manager, was very helpful, and recommended a particularly delicious Rioja to go with the meal. Service was prompt, staff friendly and attentive, and the... More 

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Crediton
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This hotel is a disaster. A group of us met up here and had prebooked rooms and a table for dinner. The rooms were expensive and very average quality, badly in need of refurbishment. There was 1 bar of soap and the hand basin was in a different room to the loo and shower. When we arrived for dinner they... More 

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TheIlchester, Guest Relations Manager at The Ilchester Arms Hotel, responded to this review

Hello Luptons Many thanks for taking the time to leave your review, as a family business we genuinely read and act on every customer comment as a way to continue establishing the business and perfecting those finer details. Our customers thoughts are imperative to ensuring that we can ensure a fantastic experience for everyone, so we do appreciate the time... More 

Bristol, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a 2 night break B&B inc cream tea as a Living social deal for £99 but had booked 1 night for £90 and then found the deal, so asked to change to the 2 nights and bought the deal. We were there for put in a different room. Foxglove is a room off the garden and was clean and... More 

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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We’ve just returned from our 2 nights ‘babymoon’ escape and the stay at the Ilchester Arms was what we needed… a very relaxing experience! We’ve booked a room at a discounted rate, however the management upgraded us to a four poster room. As the website states, the bedrooms haven’t been updated yet, however were very clean. And we loved waking... More 

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Norfolk
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7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great location which the conservatory and garden make the most of. Good beer and cider selection. Friendly and helpful staff made us feel very welcome . Had a tasty and well cooked meal which unfortunately left us no room to try their pudding selection. Comfortable room and we were surprised to find there was some great acoustic music in the... More 

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Penarth, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went for a meal just after 8.30 on Friday evening. Shown menus .ordered drinks to then be told food nor been served after 8.30 pm!!!! On a Friday evening. Went to The Swan Inn other end of village where we got served.

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Dorchester, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
8 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Surprised we have never been as we live not 10 miles away but there you go. Have to say...uber impressed. What a lovely pub, lovely staff, stunning food, great choice, and the toilets....I used to be a plumber and often rate premises on their toilets; in the scheme of things, I would happily sleep in them or indeed dine as... More 

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Camberley, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed for a two night break in the Primrose room, which was okay, but if we were going to stay longer I wouldn't choose this one, as the wash basin is next to the bed rather than in the ensuite. This makes using the bathroom in the night quite difficult without waking your partner. The hotel was clean and... More 

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