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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A very nice Georgian family run hotel, we found the hotel to be spotless and comfortable, we had twin beds which were very good. We had dinner the first night that also was very good, only problem was that it was closed Saturday and Sunday.

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Watford
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed at The Casterbridge last weekend for one night single occupancy . Found my room to be very clean and tidy had shower and toilet which were immaculate . From the start I found the staff to be very helpful and very friendly . The breakfast was exceptionally good . I would highly recommend this Hotel to anybody looking for... More 

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Melvin C, General Manager at The Casterbridge, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely review! We are so pleased you enjoyed your stay with us, and found the staff, breakfast and the room helpful and immaculate! Hope to see you return again in the near future! King regards More 

London
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 160 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2016

We stayed just one night and thought this was a delightful hotel. Right on the main street of Dorchester we were able to walk easily around the town to see the sights. Our room and bathroom were immaculate and had clearly been recently refurbished. The lounge areas were very comfortable - just like an elegant private home. The staff were... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2016

A pleasant hotel, very centrally located (though Dorchester is hardly the metropolis); nice room, comfortable bed - but the price for a night, at £102, was very high. We could have had breakfast for an extra £9 each (with no choice between continental and full breakfasts), but there are lots of cafes nearby in the town so we didn't try... More 

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Eastleigh, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2016

Friendly , lovely room. Excellent hosts. Best breakfast ever. Really enjoyable stay the hosts were friendly efficient and helpful. Only one concern the shower in our room needs updating. However overall excellent.

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Dorchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2016

Opening night of the casterbridge restaurant ,under a new chef.specialising in French style cuisine with his own twist to the menu.setting very pleasant we had pre drinks in the lounge which had a extensive wine list and a variety of liqueurs and beers. The menu had a good variety of choice. The food was wonderful very tasty. Best meal we... More 

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Thank christophersalkeld
Melvin C, General Manager at The Casterbridge, responded to this review

Hello! On behalf of The Casterbridge we would like to say a big thank you for your lovely review! We are pleased you was able to make it to our opening night and able to bring good company along with you for dinner, we can see you all had a wonderful time by the photos you shared with us, in... More 

Cheltenham
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2016 via mobile

Very small comfortable hotel, very nicely appointed room with a comfortable bed and bath which is becoming rarer these days No restaurant for dinner, but breakfast was excellent, really good cereal/fruit/yogurt choice, excellent coffee and tasty kippers All staff really helpful This will be my bolt hole when staying in Dorchester

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Thank Richard A
Melvin C, General Manager at The Casterbridge, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind review. We are so pleased you enjoyed your stay here with us and found our facilities comfortable. We will be starting eveing meals here on a friday and saturday eveing from september onwards, so if you would like to re visit us on a weekend we would be happy to book you in for dinner... More 

Henley in Arden, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2016 via mobile

We stayed at this hotel , as we were doing a Jurassic walk the morning after & also as Matt follas ( previous master chef winner) rents out the kitchens at the weekends We found the hotel & it's owners delightful. We had the last room which apparently had yet to be refurbished & yet it was fabulous! Great breakfast... More 

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Melvin C, Owner at The Casterbridge, responded to this review

Dear Georgina thank you for your review glad you had a nice stay with us we hope you will return as for Matt he is no longer here we have a new chef and his food is very good look forward to seeing you again. Kind regards Monica. More 

Canterbury, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2016

Although we only stayed one night I do wish it had been for longer and will certainly pay a return visit. Our room was beautifully decorated in Laura Ashley fabric and was well equipped, had very comfortable beds and was spotlessly clean and well maintained. It has a very calm, tranquil atmosphere with friendly, welcoming hosts and staff. Good choices... More 

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Melvin C, Owner at The Casterbridge, responded to this review

Many thanks for your lovely review. We do hope for a calm relaxed atmosphere and we are very pleased that you will one day return, your comments are highly valued by us. Thanks again More 

Todmorden, United Kingdom
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34 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016

We have used the Casterbridge before and the hosts never fail to deliver high standards all round.Welcoming and helpful with local tips and new decor in rooms look terrific.Dinner is to be offered on Friday and Saturday now Matt Follas has moved to his own place and I bet the quality will remain

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Melvin C, Owner at The Casterbridge, responded to this review

Thank you Mike for your lovely review. We know you are well travelled and have been offered varying levels of accommodation along the way, so it is particularly gratifying to receive your comments. More 

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  • Free Breakfast
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Wsteria clad Georgian town house guest accommodation. Period public rooms and individually decorated rooms. Close to all town attractions and shops as well as restuarants. "Master Chef" winner offers dinner an Friday and Saturday evenings. Prices include Breakfast. We are now open for Afternoon Tea in our beautiful lounge! Perfect for a family or friends catch up! Buisness buffet lunches Select a platter buffet option from 4 up to 24 persons. available Monday to Friday lunch times Non-residents breakfast Try our fabulous Full English Breakfast. Fruit juice, cereals, fruit selection, Eggs bacon, sausage, mushrooms, tomato, toast tea or coffee. Price per person. Bookings advised. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Casterbridge

Address: 49 High East Street, Dorchester DT1 1HU, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Dorset > Dorchester
Price Range: $96 - $167 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Casterbridge 4*
Number of rooms: 6
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