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Somerset, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We stayed at the Retreat while visiting a friend who had recently moved to the area. We could not fault it , made t feel welcome from the moment we walked in the door. The room was lovely slept like a log, and breakfast was wonderful. Also within walking distance from the town and the world famous Gold Hill. Can... More 

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Barnstaple, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely, clean Bed and breakfast, very comfortable to stay with a family. All our family stayed including 2 children and 3 teenagers everyone made to feel welcome. Bernard and Sheena could not do enough for us. Gave us ideas on where to eat. Superb breakfast, remembered all our names, felt like we had always known them. If we were ever... More 

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San Cristóbal de La Laguna, Islas Canarias, Spain
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lovely house in a beautiful town. Sheena and her husband wellcome us in a lovely and helpful way. The accommodation, one of the best I've ever had: comfortable bedrooms, fantastic breakfast and a good place to visit Shaftesbury and the area.

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Thank Blanca A
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2016 via mobile

Lovely place to stay, suited us down to the ground. The owners were lovely, very friendly and welcoming, remembering our names and even what we had for breakfast. We were down from Leeds for a wedding nearby and were arriving late on the Friday night. Bernard and Sheena were brillnt at letting us in despite arriving in the middle of... More 

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Bristol, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2016

Our family had booked every room in preparation for a wedding and Bernard and Sheena offered outstanding hospitailty. The house was spotless, with a very good breakfast and the whole experience enhanced our weekend considerably at what was a wonderful family weekend. In addition to our rooms there was a very comfortable lounge and dining room. We would recommend this... More 

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bristol
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19 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2016 via mobile

Stayed as part of a wedding party, we had the whole place. Bernard and sheena are very welcoming with fresh home baked scones and cakes. Having a large party could have made breakfast chaotic but they took it in their stride. Great breakfast. Rooms clean and spacious, with comfy beds. Many thanks

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Brecon, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2016 via mobile

This is a great clean & comfy B&B the rooms are big bright & clean & the breakfast served was very good BUT the hosts are what I would say are a bit busy !!! they seen to run around you all the time as soon as you check in they want to know what time you want breakfast &... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2016 via mobile

We called up this unknown bed and breakfast at quite literally the eleventh hour. Greeted on the phone in the greatest of manner and called "my darling" we were told to come over straight away as they had a double room. Arriving, it didn't feel like a B&B it felt like visiting dear friends invited in the kitchen to sit... More 

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Hertfordshire, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 29, 2016

We had a wonderful stay at The Retreat last weekend. A very warm welcome, shown our room which was lovely, just right cosy but without loads of useless clutter. What I liked most was that it had a very relaxed feeling but with a lot of care to make sure that you enjoyed your stay. The hosts were second to... More 

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Shaftesbury, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2015

I was responsible for booking 5 friends for b&b for our annual reunion. The owners were very happy to show me round and choose rooms to suit the individuals. They were very helpful when one had to cancel at the last minute due to her mother's emergency hospitalisation. My friends were so enthusiastic they are planning to return with their... More 

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A family run Georgian townhouse in the level part of Shaftesbury close to the restaurants, pubs & shop's ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Retreat

Address: 47 Bell Street, Shaftesbury SP7 8AE, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Dorset > Shaftesbury
Hotel Class:4 star — The Retreat 4*
Number of rooms: 10
Also Known As:
The Retreat Shaftesbury, Dorset
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