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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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Ongar
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5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We spend a few nights based here to explore Dorset. Found the staff very friendly and helpful. The food is good and the ambiance relaxing. We spent several pleasant evenings after eating sitting on the terrace with a glass of wine relaxing. Only downside is that WIFI doesn't reach the rooms and can only be picked up in the bar.... More 

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Darlington, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Well ran family hotel made welcome comfortable room and beds.nice restaurant.ideal for quiet stay with in reach of local attractions dorchester and coast,set central in beautiful dorset would stay again.

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Wellington, uk
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29 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If your looking for a quiet small village hotel in Dorset then this could fill the bill. A complimentary drink on arrival, friendly cheerful staff and full rustic charm. The restaurant is a must. Our stay was good and we would return.

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Yorkshire Dales National Park, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Only stayed one night after travelling up from Cornwall. Staff were very kind and helpful. Our room (21) was large and comfortable with couch, king sized bed and bath with separate shower en suite. Pub was quiet but locals and guests ate and drank there, food looked delicious & smelt good, breakfast was served in the restaurant and was delicious.... More 

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Taunton, United Kingdom
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42 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed here for two nights using our Red Letter Day voucher. We were warmly greeted on our arrival. Our room was clean but there was only one chair in the room, the towels were very thin and fraying, there was a stain on one of the towels and on the bed cover. One of the main attractions of staying... More 

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mud4d
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6 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nice looking & comfortable pub in beautiful village. Staff didn't know much about where food came from except local..... Which just means they bought it at local shop but didn't know where fish came from etc. don't think their Norwegian prawns, scampi, tiger prawns were local! I do like to know what I'm eating. Menu and table was a bit... More 

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Wokingham
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6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015

Used a red letter day voucher to book an overnight stay as a birthday treat. We had room 12 which was great. We were welcomed by a friendly receptionist and had a wonderful break. The evening meal and breakfast were tasty and perfectly cooked. Can recommend the steak. Everyone so friendly and welcoming, we really hope to visit again and... More 

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manchester, england
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8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

We used our red letter day voucher that was a Christmas present and what a wonderful treat! We had room 21 that was big, we had a sofa that was very comfortable to lounge on whilst we watched Hull v Manchester Utd on the iPad, whilst drinking a stunning bottle of Macon village....great wifi! Our evening meal was absolutely delicious... More 

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Airlie Beach, Australia
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26 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

We stayed for 2 nights. The staff were friendly and efficient. The room was very comfortable and clean, a good bed and nice fluffy towels. Breakfast was very good as was Dinner and at a good price. Room access was good and plenty of free parking.

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Greater Brisbane, Australia
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

We stayed last weekend, located not far out of Dorchester, but a world away! Very reasonably priced B&B, rooms clean & comfy, bathroom had lots of hot water, great dinner menu, food reasonably priced too & excellent quality, breakfast great. Staff friendly, plenty of sights nearby so would make a good base to explore from. Would definitely recommend.

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