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The Abbey House

Church Street, Abbotsbury DT3 4JJ, England
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The Abbey House
Ranked #1 of 4 hotels in Abbotsbury
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Fantastic location and perfect in the garden. The owner moved a table for our party to be in the shade and was a brilliant host, with a witty and easy style that immediately made you feel at home and welcome. Just drinks and snacks even though it was really lunch time was fine and we were not made to feel... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is one of those places where it is worth going out of your way to stay at. We stayed two nights and could not have been better looked after. The breakfasts were great and the lunches are good value. It is in a very scenic setting and you just want to stay. Will go back. Missing it already!

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High Wycombe, United Kingdom
11 reviews 11 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

We were at the Children's farm just down the hill from Abbey House with 3 generations of the family, so when one of our party offered to treat us to a cream tea, we chose there rather than walk back into the village. We did not regret it. We sat outside surrounded by beautiful gardens and a wonderful view over... More

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Exeter, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014

Stayed at the Abbey House in early June for 2 nights to 'get away from it all'. The picturesque house is set in a quiet location with a large well kept garden overlooking Abbotsbury Tithe Barn ( the setting for the barn dance in the film of 'Far from the Madding Crowd'). From our room we had lovely views of... More

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Weymouth, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

We booked into the Abbey House as a party of 12 for a special birthday. The location and buildings are wonderful - straight from the pages of Thomas Hardy, you are very close to where Tess slaved in the fields - and the atmosphere both within the main house and the beautifully kept outdoor seating area is very evocative of... More

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Somerset, UK
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10 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

We stumbled on the Abbey House purely by chance. We were looking for some tea rooms and decided to try this. Set within lovely gardens, with lovely views across the countryside, the old abbey, and the children's farm attraction, a perfect setting for a Dorset Cream Tea! Dogs are welcome too and there is ample parking. Fortunately the weather was... More

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London, United Kingdom
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4 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

An extremely friendly family run B&B offering excellent, comfortable accommodation and excellent breakfast with wonderful views across countryside. Just wished they offered an evening menu as well as their excellent lunch as there is not anywhere anygood within walking distance to dine in the evening. However would recommend the Kings Arms pub for dinner which is just a short drive... More

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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12 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2014

Wonderful b&b! Having read glowing reviews we knew it would be special but it was even better than we'd hoped. Amazing location, beautiful room, delicious food and Jonathan and Maureen are the perfect hosts. This is probably the best b&b we've ever stayed at.

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7 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2014

A lovely old house in the midst of the ruins of a medieval abbey. Add to that views of sea and hills and an ancient tithe barn! Then add luxurious rooms with ultra-comfortable beds and two comfortable arm chairs ( so often forgotten in B and B's ). Following that add extremely welcoming hosts who create a relaxed and friendly... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2014

This is a must if you are anywhere in the area within a 30 min drive, you won't be disappointed. Being quite an active person myself I find it very easy to enjoy a new experience within a one hour walk or drive every time I go back. Every food item I have ever eaten from here is incredible (breakfast,... More

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Address: Church Street, Abbotsbury DT3 4JJ, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Dorset > Abbotsbury
Also Known As:
The Abbey House Hotel Abbotsbury
The Abbey Hotel
The Abbey House Abbotsbury, Dorset

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