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THE SAXON INN

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Gold Hill, DT11 8HD, Child Okeford, Blandford Forum DT11 8HD, England
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THE SAXON INN
Ranked #1 of 1 hotels in Child Okeford
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 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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Bideford, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Holidaying in Sturminster Newton, we have chosen a different place to eat each day and this has been the best pub by far. The food is interesting and well cooked, the welcome is warm and the staff charming. It is the cleanest pub we have come across - a very rare thing as far as I can tell. I am... More

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bedford
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84 reviews 84 reviews
31 hotel reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We met friends here for lunch and thoroughly enjoyed it. The staff were friendly and the food was good. There was a a slight disappointment that they had run out of one of the choices. The other disappointment was that some of the cutlery and glasses were not clean. The food was good and reasonably priced unfortunately a run up... More

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Thetford
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wow what a find. This hotel is just great for a quiet getaway, oh and the food is excellent too. My wife and I stayed for 2 nights over my birthday at the end of July. The owners were really welcoming and friendly. (and Helen makes the best porridge I have had for years). I would definately stay here again... More

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cotes d'Armor, France
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64 reviews 64 reviews
33 hotel reviews
71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

...we paid £75. for bed and breakfast and felt that this was a good £10 too much compared with other places we have stayed in. The exterior is charming- the inn is tucked away in a very pleasant village in lovely countryside and convenient for several interesting towns. We had high hopes when we arrived but the room was quite... More

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Saltash, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

This inn was an absolute delight. My family and I loved staying here. The beds are comfy, the room is clean, the breakfast and other meals are superb! Most importantly, the land lady and land lord are so so helpful and friendly. This stay was refreshing and comfortable. If I had to pick up on one thing, it would be... More

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Dorchester, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

We were buying plants from a nearby nursery at lunchtime and fancied a good pub lunch. We had the choice of two pubs in Child Okeford and selected the Saxon Arms which we later came to regret for the very poor quality of the food selected from their Xmas in July ? Specials board . My mushroom, brie and cranberry... More

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dunbarton
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

My husband and I were recently on a walking tour of Dorset, England and stayed in Childe Okeford 2 nights. Unfortunately the Inn was full and we slept someplace else. We did have dinner 2 nights at The Saxon Inn. The food was great. Lemon Sole, a very fresh salad and of course ale. The best part of this pub... More

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London, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

We arrived very early for a wedding taking place near by before noon and Peter and his wife really helped us out by prepping our room many hours before the start of our booking so that we could change and use the room. They did the same for other guests which was great. We had a lovely day at the... More

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Bournemouth, England
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

Very good home cooked Sunday roast, With vegetables served in side dishes, I notice someone else talks of the dish of fryed onions but they were really nice, very good sizes portions. Our party was of 4 and all really enjoyed, each also having a desert again home made "Well ok not the Dorset ice Cream" This was our first... More

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Coventry, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

A wonderful little "des res" "Half hidden from the eye" (Wordsworth") We drove past it once but on returning soon found it. The welcome was very friendly and the staff were always pleasant and helpful, nothing was too much trouble. The room we had number 2 was tastefully furnished, with ample drawer space and wardrobe space. The bed was extremely... More

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Address: Gold Hill, DT11 8HD, Child Okeford, Blandford Forum DT11 8HD, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Dorset > Blandford Forum > Child Okeford
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
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THE SAXON INN Child Okeford, Dorset

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