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The Priory Hotel

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Church Green, Wareham, England
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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8 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We stayed here for two nights to break our journey to Cornwall. It's a beautiful old building and very comfortable rooms with great views. Breakfast on the terrace watching the river activities was lovely. It's a good base for exploring and cycling. The only thing that let it down was the service. For the price, I'd like more personality and... More 

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Chislehurst, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed here (in the Boathouse Swan Suite) for a few days relaxation and golf before a family beach holiday in Studland. We know the area well and had visited the Priory before for coffee but never stayed there as we always had young children with us. The suite was lovely; spacious and quiet with a very comfortable large double... More 

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London, England
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Priory is a lovely, mellow, country house hotel, set within beautiful gardens with lawns rolling down to the River Frome. Well located by the harbour in Wareham, minutes from the local shops and close to many of Dorset's outstanding attractions. A little chintzy, but well maintained and certainly very comfortable. The garden in summer is really nice; varied and... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I wanted to go somewhere lovely within three hours of London by train. This place looked to fit the bill very well. Our suite was one exceptionally large room with different zones. It was delightful. There was a sweet little balcony with river views, a massive bathroom with a jacuzzi bath and a separate shower. We stayed four nights and... More 

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Budleigh Salterton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband booked this for my birthday as we went rowing on the river just before we got married....30 yrs ago! Its an absolutley luxurious place BUT sooo friendly and relaxing! Our room was sumptious and I was planning to to go shopping on arrival for some fruit for lunch...no need a plate of fresh fruit was awaiting, the room... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We travelled for a three day rest and it was great to find that in Wareham and surrounding area I was not the oldest person! The hotel buildings,setting and wonderfully kept gardens were an absolute delight.Breakfast,afternoon tea and evening drinks on the terrace were magical. The surrounding coastal area from Studland to Lulworth had great walks and the weather enabled... More 

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Aylesbury UK
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We wanted a few nights away to chill out in a lovely location. 'Go to The Priory Hotel in Wareham' our friends said, 'stay in The Boat House'. I duly phoned the hotel to find that The Boathouse was financially beyond us but they were offering a Summer deal of 25% off, for a Classic double room with shower. So... More 

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Amersham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

Service, quality and ambiance are all top flight. No, they will never get 5* or even 4* rating due to the restrictions of the delightful, charming old listed building which obviously could never accommodate lifts, disabled facilities etc. Don't come for bells, whistles and all mod cons, come for a relaxed, luxurious and stately treat. The whole property is beautifully... More 

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Adelaide, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

We stayed here for 3 nights, and it was an unusual place, with very beautiful features and some real downsides. Our room was tiny and cluttered, and covered with twee blue patterned wallpaper, furnishing, everything. Beautiful views from our bedroom of the river behind the hotel and on the other side, a magnificent garden. There is no lift!! we had... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

we arrived and had to carry our bags from the gravel carpark,through the hotel,upstairs then down some stairs,I found the reception staff unhelpful. We arrived for drinks, and for our dinner booking at 7 pm,before any other guests,we sat on the terrace and we were last to have our order taken and last to sit down in the dinning room... More 

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