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Castleman

Chettle DT11 8DB, England
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Castleman
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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Dorset
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47 reviews 47 reviews
15 hotel reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We ate here out of season and it was very good. The atmosphere was quaint, and the staff friendly. However, we returned with family in July and we did not have such a good experience. From the start we were not made to feel as welcome on this Friday as we had done on the previous visit. The food was... More

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Poole, United Kingdom
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39 reviews 39 reviews
14 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Well done and a big thank you to all the staff at The Castleman Hotel, who made my partner's surprise 50th weekend truly amazing from Saturday July 12th - 14th. Although guests can just eat at this award-winning restaurant, I have reviewed it as a hotel. There are 10, beautiful, individually-styled, character rooms over the first and second floors, all... More

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Oxford, England
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30 reviews 30 reviews
12 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a truly original and lovely hotel. It is such a relaxing place, and the food is fabulous. Breakfast was also beautifully cooked and presented. We enjoyed loafing in one of the large sitting rooms with a drink as we perused the menu! We stayed in a family room, which had a double bedroom and separate section with bunk... More

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Chesham, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

When we went to the Great Dorset Steam Fair, the Castleman was the only place for us to stay.5 family groups from one Family, (about 17 of us). We were always greeted warmly and we would stay for a week. Barbara's food was smashing and very reasonably priced. Teddy was a wonderful host, as equally was Brendan. Brendan has the... More

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

best ever greeting on arrival best ever Margarita served up in room best ever old traditional rooms and facilities best ever service and food for a table of over 25 people best ever feeling of being looked after with genuine wit and emotional intelligence

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Midhurst, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

This is the second year running that a group of us have stayed at this restaurant with rooms and it didn't disappoint. Not only is the food unbelievably wonderful but the staff could not be more accommodating. As last year, we stayed for a long weekend from the Friday night through to the Monday morning and as this is such... More

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Dorset
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2014

We went for a family meal 50th bday, there were 20 of us, we all ordered something different and the food was out of this world. Staff were friendly, wine was good and just generally a lovely evening we will be back!!

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Caterham
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2014

My wife and I stayed for one Friday night and wished it had been more. Dorset is one of my favourite counties and the Castleman and Chettle did not disappoint. It is an old building, just the sort of place we love to stay. It is in the heart of a tiny village surrounded by fields; so tranquil. Inside, there... More

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Salisbury, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2014

This is my favourite place to eat in Dorset. The hotel is set in the beautiful village of Chettle and the owner is very jolly and hospitable. The bar is snug, the restaurant cosy and coffee in the study makes it a really lovely evening. The food is good hearty stews, modern fish dishes, great puddings. The service is also... More

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Blandford Forum, United Kingdom
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16 reviews 16 reviews
7 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2014

"Can I book a table for 6 on Friday 27 December?".."yes of course"...gave my name " thought it was your voice". Oh sorry we're full that night" with a laugh..."so that will be for you and your 5 "close friends" will it"...the numbers went up to 12 and then back down to 8..just no problem either way...and they were pretty... More

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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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