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The Old Rectory Country House Bed and Breakfast

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Winterbourne Steepleton, Dorchester DT2 9LG, England
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Hampshire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2015 via mobile

We don't always review but the welcome that we got from Caroline who could not have been more helpful during our 2 night stay was outstanding. Lovely bedroom, great en-suite, breakfast was good, loved the granary bread and the sausages. Truly felt like a home from home - many thanks.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2015

My boyfriend and I stayed at The Old Rectory to catch up with family and visit the Dorset Show. This B&B is beautiful, the location is great (if you have a car) being a 10 minute drive to Dorchester. It's clean, friendly and really we couldn't have been made more welcome. We'll definitely be staying here again, I can't give... More 

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Stockport, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2015

We stayed here for 4 nights in a comfortable spacious well appointed room. Caroline made us very welcome and nothing was too much trouble. A delight to stay here (and where else can you watch water voles in a little stream in front of a guest house!)

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Oakley, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

We spent two nights here as part of our Ruby Wedding celebration and we were so pleased to have discovered this gem of a b&b. Ideally situated in a quiet location and perfect for exploring the delights of the local area. Rooms and breakfast first class and the host Caroline very friendly and helpful. Highly recommended.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015 via mobile

Stayed at The Old Rectory for four nights. Quiet and beautiful location for those that want to get away from the hustle and bustle of city life. Fabulous Bedrooms and Garden. Great Breakfast that will set you up for the day. Very welcoming atmosphere. We shall return!

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Canterbury
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

What a great find. Caroline was so accommodating in letting us stay for one night on our way back from west Cornwall, it is a long drive back to Kent. As it was a Friday some B&B's would only allow a two night stay. We stayed in the Sherborne bedroom, which was lovely and comfortable and a great en-suite with... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

We have stayed here before and the Dorchester Room is spacious with a four poster bed, two comfy armchairs, tv and chests of drawers (so useful!) tea making in room. The shower is superb and powerful unlike most English showers !!! Thoroughly recommend it and Caroline makes you very welcome. If this was in France it would be a Relais... More 

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Jane063, Owner at The Old Rectory Country House Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

I am happy to read the wonderful reviews and glad you enjoyed your stay. I use man made hollow fibre pillows as so many guests are allergic to feathers but would have happily changed the pillows if you had mentioned the problem while you were here. Also the towels you had were brand new Vossen ones at £25 each and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

Just back from 4 nights, staying in the 4-poster Dorchester Room. The room is large and airy, overlooking the gardens at the side of the house and very quiet. The bathroom is spacious, with an excellent shower. Caroline is very friendly and helpful, providing lots of local information and suggesting places to eat. The house is lovely and the breakfast... More 

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Bedfordshire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

This was our second visit to The Old Rectory b&b and again we recieved a very friendly welcome from the owner Caroline. Very comfortable. great food and very peaceful surroundings. We had a really relaxing holiday and will be going back. Would highly recommend.

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Welwyn, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015 via mobile

We recently stayed for 4 nights at this beautifully restored bed and breakfast. It is set in lovely grounds and well located for exploring West Dorset. The room (The Abbotsbury) was very comfortable, clean, and spacious with a huge bathroom ensuite. Caroline was a wonderful host, being extremely helpful from initial booking, to suggestions of places to visit during our... More 

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