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The Acorn Inn

4.0 of 5 Inn   |   28 Fore Street, Evershot DT2 0JW, England
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Ranked #1 of 1 Evershot B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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London
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32 reviews 32 reviews
13 hotel reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I stayed here with my partner over a weekend in July. The inn is in a little village called evershot which is very quiet but very picturesque. We had the Hardy room which came with a comfy four poster bed, a little ensuite with shower and gorgeous view over the village. We really liked the little touches like the book... More

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Southampton, UK
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3 hotel reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We arrived at the Acorn expecting good food and hospitality. We were not disappointed, but were disappointed by the level of noise of a large party dining in the restaurant. We suggest you check whether large parties are also dining as it seems the staff are unable to request manners from such groups. We discretely mentioned the loud noise and... More

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London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This is a very well run inn. The staff are just the right blend of professional and friendly. The food is very good and the chef dealt without any fuss with my partner's allergies. You can use the spa facilities at Summer Lodge just down the road for a modest daily fee which is great bonus. Definitely a place to... More

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Lincolnshire UK
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19 reviews 19 reviews
5 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

definitely an old inn nestling in some of the countries most beautiful scenery. we stayed for 2 nights in the silverthorne suite with 4 poster bed. the room was small but sufficient for us. the decor was in keeping with one of the other red carnation hotels that we have stayed in. the staff went out of their way to... More

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ACAW, Manager at The Acorn Inn, responded to this review

Dear karenc It is lovely that you found the Acorn to be so charming and we are always delighted when people recognise the quality of our staff. We are justifiably proud of the great work done by our chefs and the pleasure you got out of eating our food is only matched by the pleasure we get in creating it.... More

Brooklyn, New York, USA
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife, 18 month old son and I stayed in the Evershot Suite for 5 nights and had a fantastic time. Great charming, quirky inn with fantastic staff who went out of their way to welcome our family and friends.

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ACAW, Manager at The Acorn Inn, responded to this review

Dear Marc Thanks so much for your lovely comments about the Acorn. It was our pleasure having you and your family to stay and we hope the trip back to the States was an easy one? You must be relieved to get back to big roads and away from the small country lanes! We would love to have you back... 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

We were staying at Summer Lodge but, like many others before, felt like a quick change of scenery. We had an excellent dinner withy a very nice bottle of wine. The staff were professional and very likeable. I just wish there was a inn/restaurant of this quality a little nearer to Salisbury. Well done to the management.

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ACAW, Manager at The Acorn Inn, responded to this review

Dear fourpence4 Thank you so much for your kind remarks about the quality of our staff and the meal you had with us. We are exceedingly proud of our staff and the quality of our food and to hear that you enjoyed it is extremely gratifying - thank you. Best wishes Jack and Alex More

leicestershire
Top Contributor
195 reviews 195 reviews
36 hotel reviews
76 helpful votes 76 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Acorn Inn makes much of its historic connection with Thomas Hardy and his character Tess but that and the excellent service did not lift this above average for us. Our 'superior' room was small with an ill-lit bathroom and cramped clothes storage (in the bathroom!). It enjoyed a car-park view but suffered noise from rooms around and above. The... More

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ACAW, Manager at The Acorn Inn, responded to this review

Dear Stella317 We are so happy that you found the staff and the levels of service to be exemplary here at the Acorn Inn. We are however saddened to hear your comments about other aspects of your stay. We take great pride in our quality across the board and to discover, after the fact, that you were unhappy is a... More

Sydney, Australia
Top Contributor
88 reviews 88 reviews
5 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

We were staying at Summer Lodge but fancied something less full on food wise so came here. The menu was really nice and they had great daily specials which both of us had. My husband enjoyed his double lamb chop and I had the whiting which was super fresh and had a light batter. The homemade tartare sauce was superb.... More

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ACAW, Manager at The Acorn Inn, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your kind remarks. We are delighted that you enjoyed your meal and that you found it such a good interlude for your stay at Summer Lodge. Thanks again and we hope to see you in the near future. Best wishes Alex and Jack More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

Stopped overnight on the way to Devon. Arrived after hours but staff actually called us to give us the opportunity to order food even though we were arriving after kitchen closing time. The food was really good, the ale was really good and the selection of fine whiskies extensive... We were given a free upgrade to the four-poster suite and... More

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ACAW, Manager at The Acorn Inn, responded to this review

Dear Raph P We really appreciate your review and we agree that our staff are our greatest asset and we treasure them. We are so happy that you enjoyed the food and drinks, we try really hard to source great local produce be it beer or food and we appreciate the fact that you liked it so much. We look... More

London, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

Great staff in this beautiful inn. My doggy Bertie had a great stay with treats and towel, and I had fantastic paraben free toiletries from Ren. Beautiful rooms and tasty breakfast too. What a treat to find such a welcome.

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ACAW, Manager at The Acorn Inn, responded to this review

Dear BertieJill It was such a pleasure to have you to stay with us and we are so pleased that you had such a great time with us. We are especially pleased that Bertie liked his treats and found his stay comfortable. We agree about the breakfast – it takes great will power to not indulge everyday. Hopefully we will... More

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Address: 28 Fore Street, Evershot DT2 0JW, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Dorset > Evershot
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — The Acorn Inn 4*
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The Acorn Inn Evershot, Dorset, England

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Set in the centre of beautiful West Dorset and immortalised as the 'Sow and Acorn' in Thomas Hardy's Tess of the d'Urbervilles', the delightful 16th century Acorn inn is the perfect English country setting. Just over 2 hours drive from London, West Dorset is steeped in history and has many areas of outstanding natural beauty including mile upon mile of stunning coastline. ... more   less 
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