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Castleman

Certificate of Excellence
, Chettle DT11 8DB, England
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  • Location
    4.5 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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Wimborne Minster, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
6 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Excellent food and a HUGE room, great atmosphere. Great staff attitude, took some photos for us on our wedding anniversary visit! A very special place, we are sure that you will enjoy it. We will be back!!

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Bolton, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

Old country house in feel and reality, needs some TLC, but it is a very old building. A wonderful antidote to modern trendy hotels with no soul. The room was large and comfortable, but the floor sloping in a number of directions took some getting used to. The food and wine list was good and outstanding value combined with a... More 

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Dorset
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13 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

There is very little I can add to what has been already said in the reviews already posted. The Castleman is without a doubt my favourite restaurant in Dorset. The location, the ambience, menu, and service is something few establishments achieve in this day and age.

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12 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

We once came to a a lovely intimate wedding celebration meal here, and knew we had to come back. Devoid of Gastro-pub touches, corporate branding nowhere to be seen; this place is not retro-chic, and nor is it retro: that really is a humongous Jacobean fire-place in the enormous lounge. The food is excellent, and utterly immune to foodie fads... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

Blows the corporate gastro pub hotels out of the water with it's 'staying at aunties old house in the country' atmosphere. The room was huge, the pipes rattled and hummed, the water gushed like a.geyser. A really nostalgic blast from the past with lovely decorous staff sometimes dressed in three day event gear with crop and riding helmet and permanent... More 

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Surrey
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15 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

Had a reunion here - excellent evening and everyone had a brilliant time. Not all stayed as there were 32/33 of us, but we were all made to feel welcome and the food and service were very, very good. We stayed in a B & B about a mile away which puts up the overflow for Castleman.

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Basingstoke, United Kingdom
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3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

Sensationally delicious dinner - so many options that sounded wonderful it was hard to choose Really light and spacious room Great atmosphere (we don't like/need the latest fads and this 'traditional' style suits us perfectly) Fabulous service

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Uckfield, England, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

Tucked away in the Dorset countryside this restaurant with rooms is a superb find. Only 8 rooms but each one with space and attention to guest's comfort. the welcome is friendly but not OTT and the food cooked by the owner is excellent, a great choice and a menu that changes every day. there is a small bar but also... More 

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Exmouth
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15 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

Just back from 2nd visit to the Castleman. We had a 3 day break and wish it could have been more. Usually you can find something to be critical about, but this was almost perfect.. From the welcome when we arrived to the excellent bedroom (four poster), and above all the wonderful food. We have been to quite a few... More 

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Northwich, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

We stayed for one night with our daughter, son-in-law and granddaughter to break a journey to a family funeral. This country house hotel was a little quirky but very comfortable. The bar area was welcoming and the reception rooms large and well furnished. We enjoyed an excellent evening meal and because our daughter and family were arriving late, the staff... More 

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