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The Priory Hotel

Church Green, Wareham, England
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Ranked #1 of 4 hotels in Wareham
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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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
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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London, United Kingdom
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21 reviews 21 reviews
7 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My business partner and I stayed at The Priory and ate at the restaurant located in it basement with the resultant bill paid at the time of checkout. Having perused the unappealing wine list prior to eating we purchased a bottle from a nearby merchant. Nowhere, either in the hotel or in the restaurant, was there an indication that only... More

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St. Gallen, Switzerland
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14 reviews 14 reviews
9 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very nice, quite small Hotel. A beautiful garden with perfectly kept lawn. The hotel is situated at the bank of the River Frome. On our 7-day-trip around West- and Southwest-England this war the Hotel with the best value-for-money-Ratio! We enjoyed twice really excellent dinner in der nice Restaurant in the old wine cellar of the Priory. A place to come... More

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Annapolis, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Yes, this "review" is dated and I cannot comment on exactly what transpires today. I felt I needed to counter several recent reviews which were based on the wanting a different expereince. But, and this is important, my experiences were somewhat similar to recent ones, I just approached my stay differently. I loved this property but it needs "context" to... More

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Norfolk, UK
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121 reviews 121 reviews
121 hotel reviews
479 helpful votes 479 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Before checking into Wareham Priory we had stayed at Bowood where the room was excellent but the restaurant was truly terrible. Now the reverse happened. Our room at the Priory was terrible and the food was excellent. The Priory has been going for decades and is set in its ways. There seemed to be quite a few regulars and hardly... More

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West Lulworth, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were impressed from the minute we drove through the front gates. What a beautiful collection of old stone buildings and gardens right by the river in Wareham. We were lucky enough to have received a Gift Voucher, and we enjoyed a much needed relaxing day off from running our busy B&B in Lulworth Cove. When we parked up in... More

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48 reviews 48 reviews
5 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were guided to a white wrought iron table covered with a crisp white table cloth and watched the occasional passing of a small boat along the river. The green lawn spread down to the river Frome in front of us and we basked in the June sunshine. We asked for a tea menu as this was absolute luxury of... More

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Rowlands Castle, United Kingdom
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31 reviews 31 reviews
7 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The hotel is an historic building that the owners are justifiably proud of ,furnished with the most stylish of fabrics and they have created a unique atmosphere to make any length of stay the pleasure it should be. The room ( room 1),I had was very comfortable with good linen and all the touches to make my stay a memorable... More

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Middlesex
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29 reviews 29 reviews
18 hotel reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

Do not book this hotel if you are expecting all mod cons and clean lines. Book this hotel if you love old fashioned charm, good service and great food, in a lovely riverside setting. My husband and I stayed here for 1 night on a dinner , bed and breakfast package. Once we located the hotel, in it's tucked away... More

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london
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8 reviews 8 reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

If you fancy a trip to or around the South of England, If you are able to treat yourself to a little luxury and If you want really relax then it is just a matter of When you stay at The Priory. A great number of people reach The New Forest and never make it further down into the heart... More

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Wokingham, United Kingdom
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56 reviews 56 reviews
12 hotel reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014

We visited on 12 May 2014 with another couple just for a cup of afternoon tea. Although we were pretty scruffy in our anoraks jeans and walking boots (plus wet as it was pouring), the staff made us very welcome and seated in the comfortable antique furnitured lounge. I cannot pretend it was cheap as the tea cost £4 a... More

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Address: Church Green, Wareham, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Dorset > Wareham
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$$
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