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The Poachers Inn

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, Piddletrenthide, Dorchester DT2 7QX, England
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    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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5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW

After myself and my husband found our self's stranded in the village we decided to go the poachers as we had been there the previous week. On arrival we were welcomed by a lovely bar maid Louise who was kind and welcoming. Myself and hubby sat and the bar where we had a lovely chat with Louise. Talking about pub... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Room 12 large room good sized bathroom very clean good quality bed/pillows and furnishings. Staff young and enthusiastic, food very good quality. Bar area spacious modern very clean and friendly locals, dogs welcomed. Good country walks .

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Nantwich, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Stayed for business bar was shut for 10.30pm, room looked ok till you looked properly shower was all black in the grout and stained tiles basic products no frills type only 2 sugar sachets on hospitality tray. Can not comment on breakfast as it is only served from 8.30-9.30am I had to leave by 8.15am so quiet expensive for a... More 

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Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Poachers Inn is a lovely bed and breakfast with a pub. I had booked a double executive room and wasn't disappointed. The room was large and very nicely decorated. The bathroom was well fitted although it could have been a tiny bit cleaner. On the first day at the breakfast buffet they didn't have some of the items I... More 

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

Booked thru an on line facility not direct. Arrived to a cheery receptionist who went over all the details and explained how everything happened at the hotel. During a fabulous dinner we met a few "characters" and had an interesting chat. The locals were friendly as were the hosts and the food was extraordinary. We are planning another visit later... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Amazing stay, had the queenie suite with my boyfriend and we could not fault the room or the service! We had a lovely room with a Jacuzzi bath and a overlooking room to the swimming pool! Great brekkie and lovely restaurant :) we are planning on going back already :)

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Recently I with two family members spent 2 nights at the Poachers Inn, a small hotel nestled on the banks of the minuscule River Piddle in the ancient village of Piddletrenthide in Dorset just outside Dorchester. Our reception was rather lukewarm as the young woman at the desk simply told us with no attempt at an apology that although we... More 

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Whitchurch, Shropshire
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was a basic room in an extension/conversion. The bed was ok, but the smell of damp seemed to get worse the longer I stayed in there. Also, the sound insulation between floors was minimal and the TV reception was poor. This being a downstairs room, there's a smoking area directly outside its door. I didn't eat there, so can't... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice hotel set in a quiet spot with the river piddle at the end of the garden. Friendly and helpful staff, good food, we found it very comfortable. We used it as a base for travelling to Weymouth, Lulworth Castle and Lulworth Cove plus lots in between.

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nice hotel and location. Friendly staff, comfortable rooms and good food. Swimming pool clean and surprisingly warm for an outdoor facility. Location good for visiting West Bay and Bridport, both worth a visit.

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