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Weymouth, United Kingdom
Reviewed December 11, 2016

We'd eaten here before and having been very impressed decided to stay a couple of nights, its not far from where we live but the room was large and the bed comfy. Our two dogs enjoyed their stay too. As always the food was superb, both evenings' dinners were beautifully balanced- a great deal of work into the food and...

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Mawnan Smith, United Kingdom
Reviewed December 7, 2016

We spent three amazing nights at Yalbury Cottage. I cannot find the smallest thing to describe as anything other than wonderful. The location is pretty and quiet, but very convenient for Dorchester and major road links. The Cottage is charming, with a delightful lounge and dining room, and our bedroom was spacious and comfortable, with a super en-suite. Little touches,...

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Worcester, United Kingdom
Reviewed December 6, 2016

This little gem was recommended to me and having read many positive reviews we had no hesitation in booking a night away and we were not disappointed. We had a lovely clean and comfortable room with great views over open fields. Home made biscuits in the room was a very nice touch. Having explored the surrounding area including Dorchester we...

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Poole, United Kingdom
Reviewed November 26, 2016

Stayed here with friends for a birthday treat. The food was excellent. Comfortable rooms. Slightly cramped lounge, could do with a makeover, struggled with a small table for breakfast, but overall a very pleasant stay.

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england
Reviewed November 24, 2016

Good room with comfortable bed and very good bathroom facilities. However, on a very wet Monday unable to use lounge in the afternoon due a cookery demo.Over priced cans of lager £4.75 per can. Not an easy place to find and the road leading there not the best to drive along in the dark.

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Dorchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed November 9, 2016

We went for my husband 's birthday lunch. Restaurant was very nicely set out and fitting for a cottage, just right.We. We're offered canapés as part of the lunch and enjoyed these with drinks in the lounge. I eat no meat but enjoyed the Portland crab in squid ink brioche followed by plaice wrapped in smoked salmon on the most...

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1Thank Helen P
Surrey
Reviewed October 25, 2016

I was expecting a small hotel, but this is really a B&B with a restaurant. We both found the service too personal; it felt as if we were staying in someone's house, and I wasn't too keen on being called by my first name. I had been booked in by the Dorchester Literary Festival, and because I had waived my...

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carshalton surrey
Reviewed October 22, 2016 via mobile

We stayed recently at Yarbury cottage It like a bed and breakfast establishment and you feel you are staying in some ones house. The nibbles supplied were very good and the starter was OK. We both had the duck having spent several years on holiday in the Dordogne where it is also on the menu of most restaurants.When the duck...

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1Thank carshalton
Reviewed October 13, 2016

Lovely little place set in a lovely area. Very friendly and welcoming hosts, unfortunatley the restaurant was already fully booked which was a shame as it is apparently the best in and around Dorchester. Took our spaniel who was also enjoyed his stay!

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Reviewed October 8, 2016

This was the first night of our holiday and was the perfect way to start. The greeting on arrival was very friendly, the bedroom was spacious and the food excellent. The hotel is in a quiet location perfect for exploring the area. Hope to return in the future

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
  • Breakfast included
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Yalbury Cottage is a wonderful Dorset country house hotel, near Dorchester. Offering cozy accommodation and award winning cuisine, serving only the very best local produce available. Set in the heart of Thomas Hardy's Dorset and just a short walk from the cottage where he was born and grew up. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Yalbury Cottage

Address: Lower Bockhampton, Dorchester DT2 8PZ, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Dorset > Dorchester
Price Range: $88 - $147 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 8
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Yalbury Cottage Dorchester, Dorset
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“All rooms were as good as each other”
 of 5 bubbles SteveEeles, Oct 7, 2016 | Read review
“Lower Bockhampton is a short taxi ride from the centre of Dorchester town.”
 of 5 bubbles old_poundbury, Jun 28, 2016 | Read review
“Room near restaurant needed for baby monitor to work due to thick walls”
 of 5 bubbles Chrisinpoole, Jun 12, 2016 | Read review
“Room 7 overlooks the pretty garden.”
 of 5 bubbles jennikew, Jun 10, 2016 | Read review
“overlooking the garden or the fields”
 of 5 bubbles perart, May 27, 2016 | Read review
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