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Dorchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Used to be a favourite until the new management took over. I'll keep it simple so I can erase it from my mind quicker! The landlord is a vile individual who thinks nothing of making slimy innapropriate remarks about his paying female customers. An absolute disgrace. The staff sneer and glare and are often talking blatantly about customers in a...

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PBurw29, Owner at The Fox Inn, responded to this review

I am very sorry to hear about your poor experience whilst visiting The Fox Inn back in September. Since your visit there has been another change of management and myself and my wife are now at the helm of the Fox. We sincerely hope that you give us another chance as we would be delighted to welcome you back with...

Dorset, United Kingdom
Reviewed December 12, 2016

we went yesterday and had no idea that keith and sharon had left. we had a table for 4 people plus our friends dog. first of all there was no brandy in stock but that was explained to us by one of the 2 girls that still work there. these were the only 2 that were friendly to us who...

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Reviewed December 4, 2016 via mobile

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay here and will be back again. Ideally situated for the jurassic coast. The room was spacious, clean and very comfortable. The staff in the bar and restaurant were attentive and friendly. All in all a very positive experience.

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Dorchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed November 20, 2016

I went into The Fox pub in Ansty, Dorset, with my family for a Sunday carvery. I had booked the table two weeks in advance. On arriving, the staff were very helpful. They showed us to the table and we confirmed we were all choosing the carvery. After getting our food from the carvery it was noticed that the meat...

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Reviewed November 19, 2016 via mobile

Myself, my wife and our dog booked to stay here for a weekend break. We were given a warm greeting by the staff but had to go for a short walk as we had arrived 20 minutes before the 2pm booking in time and our room wasn't ready. We came back at around 14.30 and went to the room as...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed November 13, 2016

We had a nice relaxing time, the Inn needs some TLC and updating. The bedroom walls are paper thin, it was so annoying to hear the man next door snoring all night! Lovely location and ideal for a short break.

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Dorset, United Kingdom
Reviewed November 10, 2016 via mobile

11 of us went here for a Sunday carvery to celebrate a birthday. Lovely table in the garden room. Service excellent and quick. Carvery meat was melt in the mouth. Able to have a bit of 4 meats, beef, Turkey, pork and gammon. Loads of vegetables and potatoes as well as massive Yorkshire puddings. First class food and service in...

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Reviewed November 8, 2016 via mobile

Popped into this pub on Monday and had the steak pie. Excellent service and friendly staff with really nice surroundings. Will definitely be back looks to be a must for summer, I'm interested in staying at the hotel looks like a nice relaxing get away type of place from modern life.

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Dorset, United Kingdom
Reviewed October 30, 2016

Reader be aware that there are two threads running on this establishment here on Trip Advisor. I mention this as you might like to read both as some views seem conflicting at first & it becomes clear (however one sees that?), if you read both threads. That said, one cannot unimpressed by this magnificent building & indeed, although a little...

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Reviewed October 30, 2016

This is the ideal place to get away from it all especially if you like walking in the country and have a dog(s). Friendly staff, comfortable and well decorated rooms, and great food. There is a fully fitted indoor dog washdown room. Waist-height wet table with shower, grooming table and a proper dryer that has the dog dry again in...

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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking

Additional Information about The Fox Inn

Address: Ansty, Dorchester DT2 7PN, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Dorset > Dorchester
Price Range: $49 - $210 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Fox Inn 3*
Number of rooms: 14
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“Loved my room spacious and clean with good wifi”
 of 5 bubbles Lindseybromley, Oct 27, 2016 | Read review
“We only ate here!”
 of 5 bubbles SmileyDawn, Oct 9, 2016 | Read review
“There is no passing traffic so all rooms should be quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles 733frasera, Sep 28, 2016 | Read review
“we were at the back was quiet had everything you should need”
 of 5 bubbles 225helenm2016, Aug 28, 2016 | Read review
“Wait until 2017 perhaps”
 of 5 bubbles trodd, Aug 20, 2016 | Read review
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