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Chettle DT11 8DB, England
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Ranked #1 of 1 Hotels in Chettle
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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English first
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78 reviews 78 reviews
19 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This hidden gem is beautiful, with grand staircase and old world charm in a magnificent manor house. I took my daughter here for a 40th birthday treat and we sat in the garden with a glass of wine (very reasonable prices) watching pheasants in the pastures beyond. We tasted amazing pears that fell off their stalks and into our hands... More

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Worcester, United Kingdom
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37 reviews 37 reviews
19 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We went to the Castleman for the first time for a meal, following several recommendations. The food and service was excellent, and very competitively priced, catering, it seems, for mature couples, as my wife and I were the youngest ones in the restaurant (in our 50s). The siting rooms are grand and comfortable and although the restaurant was full, it... More

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Salisbury, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This rather grand old country house hotel tucked away in one of Dorsets pretty and quirky villages enjoys a reputation for fine dining and is justly deserved. We enjoyed a celebratory dinner in a pretty and airy dining room, after having drinks served in the blue room. The food is freshly prepared from locally sourced ingredients, a very wide choice... More

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23 reviews 23 reviews
20 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Unfortunately I arrived to late to enjoy the dinner that everyone raves about, but my room was comfortable and quiet, and there was real milk to enjoy with the tea-and-coffee facilities in the room. The bathroom was large and spotlessly clean. The list of breakfast options was endless; I was just about to make my selection, when I heard the... More

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St. Albans, United Kingdom
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50 reviews 50 reviews
43 hotel reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

We stayed here for 3 nights and loved it. Yes, it's quirky - slightly eccentric, slightly faded but so comfortable and friendly. We had room 3, a massive room with a 4 poster, looking over the lawn at the back, and extremely comfortable. The furniture was a mixture of odd old pieces, but with good chairs and all the hanging... More

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Top Contributor
53 reviews 53 reviews
32 hotel reviews
89 helpful votes 89 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

Thank God this place has been kept from private equity investors and brewery chains. Yes it's a little run down, no the wi-fi isn't kicking out 24Megabits a second but you can't buy this charm and home-from-home service. Our room was comfy and large with a lovely fresh-air view across the fields at the back of the house - nothing... More

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Alresford, United Kingdom
17 reviews 17 reviews
6 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

Just returned from a night at the Castleman - we did enjoy it. Food good and incredibly good value - excellent starters at dinner for only £5!! Had a delicious swordfish salad and mixed seafood gratin starter and my husband's steak was very good too. Staff very friendly, amenable and helpful. Everyone is very fond of this place, it is... More

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Wimborne Minster, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

We stayed here on the night of the 3rd August for just one night (it was the eve of my birthday and a surprise from my husband). It's a very quirky place with old-fashioned furniture and creaky floorboards - really atmospheric. The public areas i.e. the library and sitting rooms are full of comfy sofas and armchairs; great for reading... More

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Southampton, United Kingdom
5 reviews 5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

Superb lunch today in idyllic surroundings. All staff attentive & charming in this unique hotel & setting. Very relaxing ambience in wonderful grounds. Choice of menu excellent & food beautifully presented , well cooked & absolutely delicious. Cannot praise enough

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Stalbridge, United Kingdom
16 reviews 16 reviews
13 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

Wow... what a fantastic place this is....! Our latest visit to The Castleman was to celebrate our wedding anniversary. Beautiful surroundings with charm, service that we have not seen for decades and the food which is totally amazing. Compliments to the owners, chef and staff for obtaining perfection. We are looking forward to returning again soon.

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Address: Chettle DT11 8DB, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Dorset > Chettle
Also Known As:
Castleman Hotel Chettle

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