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Summer Lodge

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   9 Fore Street, Evershot DT2 0JR, England
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London, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Once again we had the most wonderful weekend at Summer Lodge. South African hospitality, delicious food, most knowledgeable sommelier and friendliest and most helpful staff all conspired to make this hotel our favourite in the UK.

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London
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30 reviews 30 reviews
13 hotel reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I stayed one night with dinner to celebrate our wedding anniversary. The entire experience at Summer Lodge was so good, it left us wondering why all high-end hotels aren't like this. You will probably have stayed at grander places although that's not the point. The overall impression, created by the service, food and ambience was perfect. There... More

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

An excellent 5 star hotel in quiet location. The rooms are luxurious with everything you need and more. Everyone who works here are very professional and friendly. This is how a 5 star hotel should be. We shall definitely return

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Evershot1, General Manager at Summer Lodge, responded to this review

Dear 8989Traveller, thank you so much for your very kind review of Summer Lodge. I am delighted to see that you regard us as "A genuine 5 star hotel" and so happy to read that you found the rooms "luxurious" and the staff "professional and friendly". The best of all is to see that you will definitely return. We hope... More

england
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32 reviews 32 reviews
11 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful place with a quirky country manor feel,lovely large rooms with smaller offshoots. Our room up one floor and overlooking the spa was comfortable with well chosen colours and a large bathroom.Basically what you would expect for a Hotel owned by the red carnation group, no expense spared on decor,amenities or comfort. Personally would like a small mini bar in... More

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Evershot1, General Manager at Summer Lodge, responded to this review

Dear davtes, thank you for your very kind review of Summer Lodge. It is a great pleasure to read that we are one of the two hotels in the UK at which you have received the best service and so delighted to know that you think us well deserving of a five star award. We look forward very much to... More

Poole, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had afternoon tea here to celebrate our Ruby Wedding Anniversary this. Was a gift from our Son and his family. Just perfect. Our next visit will be to stay, wonderful place, food, staff and surroundings highly recommend

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Evershot1, General Manager at Summer Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Isabella M, we are very grateful for your kind review of Summer Lodge and I am absolutely delighted to see that you found your afternoon tea "just perfect". We are even happier to see that your next visit will be to stay and we hope it will not be too long before that time arrives. Sincerely, Charles, General Manager. More

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23 reviews 23 reviews
17 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is the second time we have visited Summer Lodge for a special occasion, and what a treat it was. The staff were so welcoming, the gardens were beautiful and the restaurant was fabulous. It was a delight to sit in the conservatory admiring the views over the garden and enjoying the most beautifully cooked food. The service is without... More

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Evershot1, General Manager at Summer Lodge, responded to this review

Dear finchiewimborne, to see that you rate Summer Lodge as "unbeatable" after your second stay, is lofty praise indeed and we are very grateful to you for posting this review. Like you, we look forward to our next visit. Sincerely, Charles, General Manager. More

London, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We (myself, my husband and our daughter ) stayed in a lovely upstairs room in the Summer Lodge Coach House for a weekend in July 2014 The room had a dual-aspect,looking over the front lawns, and the website photos do the hotel justice at all, as they make it look rather chintzy. In reality the decor in the bedrooms was... More

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Evershot1, General Manager at Summer Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Doormouse3, thank you so much for this very detailed and kind review of your stay at Summer Lodge. It is such a pleasure to read that you thought our food better than that of many Michelin starred restaurants and that you found the atmosphere at the hotel to be like that of a country house rather than a business.... More

St Austell, United Kingdom
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have just had our third visit to summer loge over the last 3 years.Two for anniversaries and one just to get away from the pressure of modern business. Luckily i have local business interest so to travel to Summer Lodge is not an issue.My wife and i have done 3 fortnightly good food trips around France for anniversaries in... More

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Evershot1, General Manager at Summer Lodge, responded to this review

Dear paul s, thank you so much for taking the time to post this very kind review of a stay at Summer Lodge. My team and I are absolutely delighted to see how we compare both with regards to food and service to some of the food trips you have been on through France. Hopefully, it will not be too... More

London, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed with my mother,our two children and puppy for a short break. The dog was given his own bowl , bed and treats. The only sad thing is there is very little off lead walking locally as most of the land is private or has livestock in it. We had to go in the car to golden cap and... More

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Evershot1, General Manager at Summer Lodge, responded to this review

Dear fluffy49, I was delighted to see how much you and your family enjoyed your recent stay here at Summer Lodge and grateful to you for posting this kind review. It brings us all such great pleasure to read about the various things guests enjoy and amongst other things, we were thrilled to see you found our breakfasts "superb". We... More

Yeovil, United Kingdom
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17 reviews 17 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Came here for a day at the spa yesterday with my mother and sister. Absolutely wonderful time! The girls working here were more than friendly and helpful. We ordered our two course lunch first, then they showed us round, and after a swim in the pool and our first treatment our lunch arrived in the conservatory. My sister and I... More

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Evershot1, General Manager at Summer Lodge, responded to this review

Dear HHJJMM, thank you so much for this very kind review of your day spent in the Summer Lodge spa. We were all so very happy to see how much you enjoyed your experience and that you found it "..a delightful day indeed." I look forward to welcoming you back to many more spa days! Sincerely, Charles, General Manager. More

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Address: 9 Fore Street, Evershot DT2 0JR, England
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Location: United Kingdom > England > Dorset > Evershot
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$$
Hotel Class:4 star — Summer Lodge 4*
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Summer Lodge Evershot, Dorset, England

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Bar / Lounge Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Spa Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
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