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Summer Lodge

4.0 of 5 9 Fore Street, Evershot DT2 0JR, England
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    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Poundbury, United Kingdom
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44 reviews 44 reviews
8 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Until April there is a special offer lunch deal for £19 except on Sunday's. Three courses with a glass of Prosecco. We decided to go there for our Anniversary and they made it a special occasion by giving us a card, a rose for my wife and a gift of a box their Summer Lodge chocolates. A very nice thought... More 

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Bristol
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11 reviews 11 reviews
8 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lovely pretty village location with access to gorgeous countryside and coastline. Quite the most polite and attentive, yet discreet, staff we have encountered whilst staying at top hotels across the World. Fantastic dinner in the restaurant and exceptional breakfast in the conservatory. Beautifully appointed bedroom with comfortable bed and all home comforts including lovely home-made shortbread.

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

Dear LMDBristol, Thank you so much for your very kind review of Summer Lodge. I am so thrilled to see how much you enjoyed your stay and in particular, "..the most polite and attentive, yet discreet, staff...". I am equally delighted to see how much you appreciated your dinner and breakfast and the bedroom with the comfortable bed. My team... More 

Southern England
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Everything about the meal was great; the service was attentive but not over-bearing, there was no muzak, the food was delicious with sensible helpings and we really enjoyed ourselves. The one and only fly in the ointment was the sommelier. Because we do like to sample different wines, we asked the sommelier for her advice. She said that she knew... More 

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

Dear M N, I am delighted to see how much you enjoyed your meal. I am sorry that the service you received from the sommelier was not up to scratch and I will certainly address this. Chef and his team will be thrilled to see that you found the food delicious and Max and his team in the restaurant will... More 

dorset
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33 reviews 33 reviews
18 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Having had a long gap between visits I returned to Summer Lodge 3 times in the last month. it was just as i remembered it. The Spa is attached to a first rate, charming hotel. There's no doubt it's expensive but it's in a stunning situation in West Dorset and worth the treat. The Therapists are as professional as I... More 

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

Dear beaminster, thank you so much for your kind review of Summer Lodge. I am delighted to see you found us "first rate and charming". Eventhough small, we are very proud of what we offer in the spa. It is unique in its garden setting. I hope the trend of three visits a month continues! Charles, General Manager. More 

Crowthorne, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

GM Charles Lotter has the admiration and devotion of all his staff. Chef Steve Titman serves up superb dishes aided by sommelier Eric sweibel's wine choices. but all the staff do their utmost to make any stay memorable. Lovely environment and the spa area caps it all off.

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

Dear bob s, thank you so much for your kind review of Summer Lodge. I am delighted to see how much you enjoyed your Christmas stay and in particular, the food and wine, the environment and the spa. I hope we will see you again soon. Charles, General Manager. More 

wimborne
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28 reviews 28 reviews
21 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed at Summer Lodge just before Christmas to celebrate my birthday and wedding anniversary and it was such a lovely experience. Although we have dined at the hotel several times in the past, I have always wanted to stay, so on this occasion we enjoyed a three night sojourn. As usual the drive up to the hotel was enhanced... More 

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

Dear finchiewimborne, thank you for this kind review of your stay at Summer Lodge. My team and I are always so happy to read about all the various aspects that guests enjoy - it makes our jobs even more worthwhile. Just a reminder that John's gardening secrets may not be divulged! Laure, who checked you in, Max and Ellen in... More 

London, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
11 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Summer Lodge has been on our "to visit" list for a long time now and I am pleased that we finally got round to going. Set in a picture perfect village, with fantastic walks in the surrounding countryside, as well as being close to Dorchester, Summer Lodge is in a great location. The staff were incredibly welcoming from the moment... More 

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

Dear 247travelqueen, thank you for your kind review of Summer Lodge. I am delighted to see how much you enjoyed your stay and that it lived up to your expectations, especially since you had been intending for a long time to visit us. I am happy to tell you that we have just completed the first phase of a partial... More 

Brisbane
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12 reviews 12 reviews
11 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

We've had the pleasure of visiting a number of places in the Relais and Chateau group, and love the attention to detail and High-end quality many of them offer so we decided Summer Lodge might be a good bet. In comparison with other hotels in the group however, this one fell a little short in terms of room quality unfortunately.... More 

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

Dear LatinAmericaLover, thank you for your review of Summer Lodge. I will make very good use of your feedback. For example, I will speak to Ellen about fussing less at breakfast and not being too loud. I have to tell you though, that in ten years, this is the very first time I have received even the slightest negative comment... More 

Leicester
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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

We were blessed with hot sunny weather when we visited in the Summer and could enjoy the lovely garden fully and even eat breakfast outside, such a treat. Our room was very comfortable and the hotel well maintained. Dinner was disappointing, too contrived for me. Apart from that a super holiday and Simon Gudgeon's work is amazing - do visit... More 

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

Dear LeicesterJuliet, thank you for your review of Summer Lodge. I am sorry to see you found dinner 'contrived'. Often, we hear the opposite; so many guests tell us that although the food, service and surroundings are very fine, the atmosphere is relaxed and the staff are very attentive without being intrusive. I am delighted to see how much you... More 

Barnstaple, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

We took our Mother-in-Law to lunch for her Birthday and had a fantastic time. You couldn't ask anymore from the staff, they were professional, impeccable and extremely attentive. They made her feel very special and were quite charming! The food was absolutely delicious. Looking forward to going back soon! Thank you.

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

Dear sarahmariematthews, I am thrilled to see how much you enjoyed coming to Summer Lodge for your Mother in Law's birthday and I thank you for taking the time to post this very kind review. Like you, my team and look forward to you returning soon. 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*
Number of rooms: 24
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Also Known As:
Summer Hotel Evershot
Summer Hotel Dorchester
Summer Lodge Evershot, Dorset, England

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