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Antibes, France
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4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Centrally located virtually opposite the stunning Abbey, this place has loads of potential. The room was light and airy but unfortunately filthy as was the en suite. The inclusive breakfast almost inedible with over cooked sausage and very cheap, salty bacon. No offer of a second cup of coffee and overall the attention by management very shoddy.

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Kingston upon Thames, United Kingdom
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4 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I booked to stop here for a night to break our journey to Cornwall and I thought from looking at the website it would be a good alternative to the Premier Inns we usually stop at but except for the location (which was superb) I was very disappointed. In accordance with other reviewers our room was dated and shabby. Breakfast... More 

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england
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139 reviews
31 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Friendly and welcoming staff in the bar but that's the good stuff over. We ordered lunches from the bar menu but waited ages for food to arrive despite the place not being busy. Another customer complained about waiting for their food which was then suddenly produced from the kitchen no doubt having been forgotten. The sandwiches were both good but... More 

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Sherborne, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

My friends and family are always going to the half moon drinking and eating and we have all enjoyed many good memories in this buzzing pub in the middle of my hometown. Since moving to Yeovil we hadn't been as often and had heard it had undergone a refurbishment so thought we would go there for my birthday meal. It... More 

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
9 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We were booked to stay for two nights, but left after one night. Good location, but VERY dated and worn interior. Water makes on hallway walls and very dirty and worn stair carpets. Lot of smells and blown light bulbs. Staff seem unhappy and were hard to find during breakfast. No 'small touches' like would you like sauce with your... More 

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Burnley, United Kingdom
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82 reviews
20 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2016

Having a free night in Sherborne as we were working nearby, decided to wander into the town to see what it had to offer. This is where we ended up! Despite the pub having the feel of somewhere that has perhaps been a bit vast, old and rundown in the past, it's evidently been done up rather nicely and is... More 

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Kerry H, General Manager at Half Moon Inn, responded to this review

Hi Just wanted to say thank you for taking the time to leave your feedback on our pub! Kind regards Kerry Hansford More 

Hamilton, VA
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130 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2016

Fancy a pint in the shadow of Sherborne Abbey? Half Moon Inn is the place for you. Located a block from the town centre it is a perfect spot to restore "tourist feet" and enjoy a local libation. We chose to sit outside at one of many outdoor tables, but indoor seating is also plentiful. The staff are friendly and... More 

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Kerry H, General Manager at Half Moon Inn, responded to this review

Hi Thank you so much for taking the time to leave such a lovely review, we are pleased that you enjoyed your time with us Kind regards Kerry Hansford More 

Sturminster Newton, United Kingdom
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100 reviews
29 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2016

We went to the pub to see how it had transformed following the refurbishment since we were last there. Decor was much better and you didn't stick to the floor. But although the service was good the food did not come up to standard on the choices we made. Ribs with chips corn and coleslaw not a good choice, curry... More 

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Thank Martyn S
Kerry H, General Manager at Half Moon Inn, responded to this review

Hi Thank you for taking the time to leave feedback on your visit, whilst I am very pleased to hear that you rated the service and the refurbishment, I'm sorry to learn that the food was not to standard. I am not sure if you discussed your disappointment with the manager on duty, as this is the first I am... More 

Cyprus
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29 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2016

Very central location for Abbey, shopping etc. Bearing in mind this is an old building, even with refurbishments, the rooms are still a little shabby but very clean and tidy. Best full English breakfast in Sherborne. Staff very friendly and helpful. If staying at weekends, ask for a room at the back as can be very noisy at the front.

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Thank Sheryl D
Kerry H, General Manager at Half Moon Inn, responded to this review

Hi I have passed your review on to our breakfast chef, its a fantastic boost for staff when customers take the time to leave good feedback. Thank you for your time Kind regards Kerry Hansford More 

Livingston, United Kingdom
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178 reviews
32 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2016 via mobile

Very friendly staff and Marstons pedigree was spot on. Food was all good including the blue cheese and pear pizza but sadly having the pizza ovens as an open plan feature meant that the restaurant area was filled with that kind of cheesy cooking smog that sticks to your clothes and hair and leaves you smelling like you've done a... More 

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Kerry H, General Manager at Half Moon Inn, responded to this review

Hi Thank you for taking the time to leave a review, very pleased that you enjoyed both the beer and the food. I have passed your review on to the chefs, as the extraction unit is right above the pizza oven and on testing is working well, but it is definitely something for us to keep our eye on. Thanks... More 

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Amenities

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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
Things to do
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast

Additional Information about Half Moon Inn

Address: Half Moon Street, Sherborne DT9 3LN, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Dorset > Sherborne
Price Range: $106 - $120 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Half Moon Inn 3*
Number of rooms: 13
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Also Known As:
Half Moon Hotel Sherborne
Half Moon Inn Sherborne, Dorset
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