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Summer Lodge

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   9 Fore Street, Evershot DT2 0JR, England
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 3 days ago
HHJJMM Yeovil, United Kingdom
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Yeovil, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW 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

Sunny Essex
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34 reviews 34 reviews
15 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We have been luck enough to sample some of Red Carnations other hotels in the past, but they just keep getting better. Unfortunatel on this occassion we were just in for dinner so are unable to comment on the bedrooms. On arrival the grounds looked wonderful, beautifully kept gardens with an abundance of garden chairs and hammocks. We chose to... More

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

Dear Shemat, thank you so much for this wonderful review of your meal at Summer Lodge. It is very good to hear from a Red Carnation Hotel afficionado and we are delighted to see how much you enjoyed your visit. Like you, we look forward to you spending a weekend with us. Sincerely, Charles, General Manager. More

Watford, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Summer Lodge has a very serious problem. It is far too good to recommend. We have just returned from a three night stay. We enjoyed wonderful food. I agree with another writer that the Chef is due a Michelin star. All of the staff are exceptionally good. Nothing is too much trouble and yet service is discreet . I might... More

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

Dear Stephen N, it is so good to see you will be back because that has to be the best commendation we can receive. Your review is very kind; we are grateful to you for posting it and delighted to see how much you enjoyed your stay. Hopefully, it will not be too long before we see you again. Sincerely,... More

London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Best service we've ever had in a hotel in the UK. Reception staff were on hand to greet us in the car park upon arrival. Always service with a smile, always offering help and suggestions, almost to the point of mind reading. The dining experience was top class. Sommelier was one of the top in the world. Breakfast was included... More

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

Dear Wombaticus, I am delighted to see our service was the best you have ever had in a hotel in the UK. Thank you so much for a very kind review of your stay at Summer Lodge. This is lofty praise indeed and my team and I are very proud of ourselves! Sincerely, Charles, General Manager More

London
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed for a three night recharge of our batteries and were treated to great service and great food. The atmosphere is very calm and the hotel is very cosy. We were in a cottage for the first night which we found a little airless but it was very cosy. We then changed to a lovely room in the main... More

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

Dear Fussy72, My heart sank into my boots when I saw your username, so imagine my delight when I read about how much you enjoyed your stay! Thank you for taking the time to post this review. We have made a note on your reservation that you prefer rooms in the Main House. In winter, you might be interested to... More

Salisbury, United Kingdom
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24 reviews 24 reviews
13 hotel reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I had stayed at Summer Lodge once before. We were not disappointed then and most certainly were not disappointed this time either. To us, Summer Lodge ranks as one of the best UK hotels we have ever stayed in. Without exception the staff are extremely friendly, professional and knowledgeable (and that includes the gardeners!). Every little detail... More

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

Dear fourpence4, thank you so much for this very kind review of your stay at Summer Lodge. It is lofty praise indeed to be written of as being one of the best hotels you have stayed at in the UK. You write that we deserve our Michelin star rating. We do not have one (yet!) but Chef Steven is thrilled... More

Contributor
11 reviews 11 reviews
8 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was our second visit to summer lodge. It doesn't take much to make a guest feel special and the carnation group of hotels are getting it right. " lovely to see you back" from the recepsionist might seem superficial on face value, but when you are in holiday mode it's a nice touch. Our room was superb as ever... More

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

Dear Guernsey50, I am very happy to see you enjoyed your return visit to Summer Lodge and grateful to you for taking the time to post this wonderful review. It is very rewarding to read that even though you found us expensive, you felt that you had received value for money. I have forwarded your comment regarding the food flavours... More

Dorset
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Summerlodge was delightful! set in beautiful dorset countryside. Very pretty gardens with lots of seating available to enjoy the views. Service and food was excellent. Staff were all so nice and made you feel very special and welcomed. The gym was rather small but had one of each of the main cardio equipments but no room for floor work and... More

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

Dear DorsetHaze, I am so happy that you were delighted with your anniversary celebration at Summer Lodge! Thank you for posting your wonderful review. The spa and the gym are small but being in a conservancy, that is all the space the Council would allow us to build on. I'm glad that despite this, you found the equipemnt you needed... More

Dorchester, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Every now and then you need to get away and offload the everyday baggage and nonsense that crowds your life, and Summer Lodge is the perfect place to do this. Beautiful surroundings, first class service, excellent food and delicious wines and the spa is spoiling and relaxing. All the staff are so welcoming, nothing is too much trouble and they... More

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

Dear Pippin1994, we are delighted to see you found us "....the place to offload the baggage and everyday nonsense that crowds your life...". Thank you so much for this wonderful review of your stay. It is very rewarding to see you enjoyed the service and food so much and that you found it "..a very special couple of days". It... More

Bristol, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

An idyllic place to stay away from it all - you can't even hear a road from here. The service is first class, the gardens delightful and the food outstanding. Heavenly! This was our third visit and we will return again. Even if the weather is not too good, you can enjoy the relaxing spa with its long, heated, covered... More

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

Dear Alex T, thank you so much for this very kind review of your stay at Summer Lodge. I am delighted to see how much you enjoyed your third visit and that you find the hotel as enjoyable when the weather is bad as when it is good. It is very good to know that you will visit us again,... 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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