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The Bankes Arms Hotel

2.0 of 5 Hotel   |   East Street, Corfe Castle BH20 5ED, England
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Stayed here for two nights in a front room with four poster bed. Good sized room, comfy bed and clean. Great breakfast, good choice and very filling! Friendly and helpful staff. The hotel is in need of refurbishment and is closing shortly for this to happen. I hope the National Trust and the new management retain the historic value of... More

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Wakefield, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Visited for lunch and as it was a nice day sat in the large garden next to the railway and with an excellent view of corfe castle. The food was lovely and the portions large. Only downside was only one person serving on the bar so had a short wait to order.

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

We popped in here for dinner after visiting Corfe Castle. The prices were reasonable and the bar staff friendly enough. The portions were generous and the quality was pretty good but not great. If you're looking for a reasonably priced family dinner this is a good spot, if you want a nice dinner out the Greyhound over the road is... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Staying locally for relatives wedding. Did not stay here but popped in for evening meal after a 7 hour drive. Found the bar maid to be quite unwelcoming/unhelpful. Had reserved a table for 10 of us. Found our own table, had to ask for menu. After ordering curry for 2 of us waitress informed us that there was no "yellow... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had a great stay here overnight next to Corfe Castle. Room was fine quite large and comfortable and had a nice evening in this classic Dorset bar. Didnt eat in the restaurant apart from breakfast which was excellent. would definitely go back.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We've just had lunch at The Bankes Arms (not staying here, but we have stayed here previously). This pub is in a prime location in Corfe. Nice old building, big garden, parking and very convenient for the castle and the steam railway. Food fine. Prices not to shocking for Londoners, and probably alright for such a touristy area. Staff very... More

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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Having journeyed to Swanage with friends then on by steam railway to Corfe Catle arriving around lunchtime we chose the Bankes Arms Hotel as our dining venue. It wasn't particularly busy, and after finding a table amongst the many empty tables we were given encapsulated menus which didn't inspire. We ordered from the bar which is usual, and returned to... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

On arrival to the Bankes Arms B&B in corfe Castle first impressions outside we thought lovely Period Building Nestled in the Heart of Corfe. then we stepped inside and from that moment on things went down hill. fast. we booked into our room which was room 8 overlooking the village square and church yard. after spending a day at Studland... More

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London, United Kingdom
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7 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Clean rooms and clean sheets and towels are the positive points. Very old run down pub with smelly carpets and very ordinary food. Room had threadbare curtains which shone all the outside lights through. Staff tried hard but seemed hastled and harried and not very happy. Suggest you try somewhere else.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

Admittedly this was a warm evening after everybody had been to the beach, but still.....I ordered a glass of wine and a chicken caesar salad at 8.40pm and went to sit in the garden to wait. Along with 100 others, I might add. It took them 1 hour 10 mins to deliver probably the worst ceasar salad I've had in... More

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Address: East Street, Corfe Castle BH20 5ED, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Dorset > Isle of Purbeck > Corfe Castle
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Hotel Class:2 star — The Bankes Arms Hotel 2*
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