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4.0 of 5 Bed and Breakfast   |   Piddletrenthide, Dorchester DT2 7QX, England
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The Poachers Inn
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Location
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Guildford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We booked a 3 night half board deal offering us one night free. We also upgraded to one of the 2 suites for a treat, having stayed in the family rooms in previous years. Our room was clean, warm and had a sumptuous cosy feel even though it was huge!! We had the lower of the suites, with decking overlooking... More 

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Poole, United Kingdom
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6 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This was our 4th stay at the poachers since last January. The food is wonderful, even the breakfasts are delicious. Good choices for non meat eaters which are not always offered in other b&b's. New years eve was lovely, my partner and I have not been out for the last few and decided we would venture out this year. We're... More 

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed at the Poachers in 19th December 2014. Sarah the landlady was lovely, she upgraded us because of Christmas parties going on that night. Room was excellent with views over surrounding hillside and was spotlessy clean. Enjoyed the dinner in the restaurant. Staff all very welcoming and a great place if you love walking,

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Cognac, France
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35 hotel reviews
85 helpful votes 85 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

we have stayed here three times this year ,always had a very warm welcome,found everything everywhere,toilets,rooms,bar,restaurant spotless!! can't understand certain bad reviews,i actually thought maybe it had changed hands because of one certain bad review,but we visited twice recently once just for a coffee and to use wifi and last week for 1 night stay,and were greeted with a lovely... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

I stayed at The Poachers Inn recently for a friend's big birthday weekend. The staff were friendly enough although they could have been more attentive and the bar/restaurant area was lovely and welcoming. My main complaint was the lack of cleanliness in the room. The bed throw was so horrible I had to banish it to the floor and there... More 

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Horndean, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014

Stayed at the Poachers Inn for two nights , great welcome by the staff ,the room was large and and spotless clean . The dinner was of good and well cooked the service was good . and a very good choice for breakfast , there was one couple there on there third trip to the Poachers , would like to... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

First impressions are always important, particularly if you are staying somewhere for two nights and have booked dinner there too. So imagine how we felt when we were felt so unwelcome on arrival at the Poachers Inn. The woman on reception first of all accused us of not having a proper booking (we had booked three rooms and paid a... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

After eating here before and having no complaints we thought we would try again. On tonight's arrival the food and greeting was awful. The belly pork which was tough and rubbery with a rather interesting variety of 'seasonal vegetables' consisting of half a carrot. The chicken burger was adequate but chips were freezing cold. Not as good as before and... More 

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Dorset, UK
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

We picked the Poachers Inn for our short honeymoon based on amenities and price, paying only £90 per night including breakfast and we really were not disappointed. The Queenie Suite was cosy and had all the amenities you might want. Sarah, the landlady was absolutely lovely and made us very welcome. The food was well thought out, not overly pretentious,... More 

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Helsingborg, Sweden
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

Good location if you are a walker and the hotel offers good accomedation and food for a resanable price. The area is very beutiful and there are a lot of tracks for walkers and distances between 6 Miles up to 10 Miles

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Address: Piddletrenthide, Dorchester DT2 7QX, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Dorset > Dorchester > Piddletrenthide
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4 star — The Poachers Inn 4*
Number of rooms: 21
Also Known As:
The Poachers Hotel Dorchester

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