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The Britannia Inn Hotel

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Westbury, Sherborne DT9 3EH England See on map
AMENITIES
Free Internet
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Pool
3 Star accommodation
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All reviews local customers sunday evening new owners place to stay good nights sleep received a warm welcome nice atmosphere well worth a visit lovely room full english breakfast overnight stay last weekend wonderful stay few minutes walk train station breakfast was excellent grant
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Had a few too many and they gave my friends and I a Room with 3 beds so we could all stay together. They discounted it by 15% because we are students on holiday and Was a really nice experience that included breakfast . We...More

Date of stay: December 2018
Thank hashhendrexx
Reviewed July 11, 2018 via mobile

Our stay in the Britannia Inn was fantastic! The hotel accommodation was very comfortable and very clean.The staff were very pleasant and accommodating. The restaurant below ( Mad Dogs Restaurant) served the most delicious food , We highly recommend eating there! The chef (Fred) paid...More

Date of stay: July 2018
1  Thank Emmie1968
Reviewed July 8, 2018 via mobile

Good overall stay. Centrally located in town just a few minutes walk from the train station and a rather decent pub: The Digby Arms! Staff pleasant and helpful with a superb and very full English breakfast. The room was spacious but try and avoid room...More

Date of stay: July 2018
Thank John G
Reviewed July 5, 2018 via mobile

Second time staying at the hotel and the new owners have done an amazing job. My room was extremely clean and the bed was very comfortable. Staff were very friendly and loved their new restaurant. Would highly recommend this hotel

Date of stay: July 2018
Thank 1964MH
Reviewed June 27, 2018

Booked the hotel last November & paid £400 to the hotel owner. Should have paid by Expedia rather than pay the hotel direct. When I rang to confirm my arrival time, I was told that there was "a problem" & my booking for Friday &...More

Date of stay: June 2018
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Description
The Britannia Inn Hotel is an 18th century building that was originally a school house for girls which opened in 1743 and was funded by the then Lord Digby. A character structure, this is located all but a More stones throw from Sherborne Abbey and only a five minute walk from the train station.There are other local attractions found in this historic town such as Sherborne House, the home of Lord Digby, Sherborne Castle, former home of Sir Walter Raleigh as well as many which are within an hours journey such as Shaftesbury, the Cerne Abbas Giant, Dorchester and Shepton Mallet. Wincanton Racecourse is just half an hour away and we can arrange transport for you should you wish to make a day of it and spend your winnings on a celebratory drink or two!We offer a choice of rooms, double, family, twin and single and provide an extensive breakfast menu to set you up for the day ahead. After your day you can relax with a drink from our choice of award winning real ales, fine wines, Brandy and Whisky. We also have our own restaurant The Dining Room,which serves modern British cuisine seven days a week. Free wireless internet access and all rooms have freeview TV's plus tea and coffee making facilities Less
Hotel class
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Free Internet
Non-Smoking Hotel
Pool
Beachfront
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
7
Price range
$124 - $137 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
The Britannia Inn Hotel Sherborne, Dorset
Location
United Kingdom > England > Dorset > Sherborne
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
7
Price range
$124 - $137 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
The Britannia Inn Hotel Sherborne, Dorset
Location
United Kingdom > England > Dorset > Sherborne
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bazwheatley
October 31, 2016|
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Response from Nickie B | Reviewed this property |
I did not see anything about afternoon tea but I would call the Britannia directly to double check.
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"DO NOT BOTHER STAYING HERE - There are far better places to eat & stay in Sherborne"
855ninac
Jun 27, 2018
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"Ask for a room away from the kitchen side, as it is noisier until after 10pm."
carolwT7755RC
Aug 28, 2017
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"ask if any meal included packages available as food excellent"
tonybrod
May 13, 2017
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"We had a family en suite room. It was large and comfortable"
SueLSharkey
Oct 18, 2016
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