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The Old Rectory Country House Bed and Breakfast

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Portsmouth
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

If there is a more friendly, more hospitable host than Caroline, I'd very much like to meet her! From my initial enquiry to waving us off at the end of our stay, she could not have done more to make us feel at home. And what a home! The Old Rectory is lovely - we stayed in the Dorchester room.... More 

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East Anglia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This B&B is all that you could wish for. Our room was large, comfortable and spotlessly clean. Breakfast was just right, served in a pretty garden room. Caroline offered lots of helpful advice about where to eat, places to visit etc. We really enjoyed our stay, it was perfectly located for all the places we wanted to visit in Dorset.

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Haywards Heath, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nice place , warm welcome , fabulous breakfast and friendly atmosphere . Definitely recommend to all visitors . Helpful local tips on places to visit and directions . Great local pubs and hints on evening meals .

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Winchester, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Just what you would expect from an Old Rectory, lovely rooms, especially the bathroom, good breakfast. only criticisms, it wold have been nicer to have 100% cotton sheets and fresh fruit rather than tinned for breakfast

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Birchington, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2016

We have been going back to the Old Rectory for the last 6 years. We love the Dorchester area and for us it is the perfect place to stay. Caroline & Gordon always make us most welcome and nothing is too much trouble. The rooms are spotlessly clean with full tea trays and the bathrooms with good quality complimentary toiletries.... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2016

We had a lovely stay at the old rectory whilst visiting for a wedding. The location is about 15 minute drive from Dorchester in a quintessential English village (complete with tiny old church and sweet, mind the duck signs). We stayed in the smallest room. (I would say the photo of our room on their website is completely an accurate... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2016

The Old Rectory is a wonderful B&B! My husband and I just returned from the UK, and we spent 3 nights at the Old Rectory. The historical house was delightful and set in lovely grounds. Our en-suite room had lovely furniture, a comfortable bed and covers, a tea tray, and a large, modern bathroom. Guests have their own sitting room... More 

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Alamo, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2016

We are from the US and stayed at the Old Rectory for 4 nights in May 2016. The location is great and very quiet in a very small village, yet only a few minutes from Dorchester and other sites we visited where we especially liked the Swannery just a few miles away. We stayed in the Dorchester room and found... More 

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Kettering, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016

My husband and I have recently returned from our fourth stay at The Old Rectory. Caroline is the Hostess with the Mostess. Her guests are made to feel as comfortable as they would be at home. Her hospitality is second to none and what she doesn't know about the local area isn't worth knowing. The Old Rectory is in the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016

A very nice house with a friendly host. It was good for making day trips to the beaurtiful Dorchester Coast. Caroline has gave us a good tip for a great Pub. Also she informed us about activities. The B&B was very good. We had a very nice Room we felt like a Queen and King

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  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Lovely Victorian rectory offers peaceful and relaxing breaks in our four en-suite rooms including one with a four poster bed. English breakfast is served in the courtyard conservatory. We are 3 miles west of the county town of Dorchester and within easy reach of the stunning world heritage Jurassic coastline. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Old Rectory Country House Bed and Breakfast

Address: Winterbourne Steepleton, Dorchester DT2 9LG, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Dorset > Dorchester
Price Range: $92 - $131 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 4
Also Known As:
The Old Rectory Country House Bed And Breakfast Dorchester, Dorset
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