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Dorset, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I will start with the positives: 1. Friendly owner 2. Beautiful location 3. Lovely building 4. Lovely dog - friendly and welcoming ! Negatives: 1. Not clean - and smelt 2. One room has an half emptied hot chocolate sachet ! And no kettle in another room. 3. Security is poor - front door left open and first room on... More 

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4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My children, my dog and I had a pleasant stay at the Bakehouse B&B, we stayed for one night. Malcolm was very accommodating especially welcoming of our little doggie! Our room was adequate and clean for what we needed. Only downside was that as we were on the ground floor next to the front door we could hear everyone come... More 

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Cork
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I booked my parents into the bakehouse and they were very pleased with their stay. Malcolm made them feel very welcome. The rooms are spacious and decor is eclectic. The breakfast was substantial. There is a lovely Labrador too. If you like dogs! Slight con is noise at front of house from traffic on street. Request a room at back... More 

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

Malcolm was friendly and very welcoming. The Bakehouse is in a great location in Sherborne, just around the corner from the centre and the Abbey. The breakfast was lovely! Thanks Malcolm (and Charlie, the dog) for making it a great stay.

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Thank Sabine490
malcs52, Owner at The Bakehouse, responded to this review

thank you for kind review , last guy who reviewed this room you stayed in hated it ! I come to the conclusion that 10% of our guests wouldnt dream to come back here , but i can live with that , because 90 % would , some people dont like the decor , some dont like dogs , some... More 

London, United Kingdom
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127 reviews
32 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2016

We stayed just the one night at The Bakehouse and I would not rush back again I am afraid to say. The property has no dedicated parking but we managed to find some on-street parking fairly nearby. Our main concern though was our drab and gloomy room at the front of the property (with attendant traffic noise) which looked and... More 

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Thank Gareth596
malcs52, Owner at The Bakehouse, responded to this review

sorry you didnt enjoy your stay ,i feel most of your comments are unfounded , of course if you book a room in a town you are going to get traffic noise , however we have secondary glazing so it is minimal ,room is furnished with an edwardian wardrobe , two edwardian , bedside cupboards ,and a victorian pine desk... More 

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3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2016 via mobile

I would highly recommend this B&B if you're looking for something non-fussy, convenient and comfortable. It's a cosy, friendly and delightful place to stay if you're happy with staying somewhere basic and affordable. Malcolm and Charlie (the loveable Labrador) are really welcoming, helpful and good company at breakfast. The food at breakfast is delicious and there's a really wide choice... More 

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malcs52, Owner at The Bakehouse, responded to this review

thank you , i am glad we ticked the boxes we think are important , clean , comfortable, good food , friendly , of course you will find more luxury if you want to pay , but we are not aimed at that market thank you again More 

Sherborne, United Kingdom
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43 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2016 via mobile

Stayed here with work mates and it was purely a place to get our head down whilst out drinking. Didn't have breakfast or anything. Beds were comfortable and the place was clean and tidy. Cheap too! Worth looking at if you're on a budget. Close to the town centre too.

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Thank sherbornered
malcs52, Owner at The Bakehouse, responded to this review

thank you , glad all ok , next time stay for breakfast More 

Exeter, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2016

I have stayed in the Bakehouse a number of times over the years and have enjoyed every stay I have had at the Bakehouse. My fiancee and I stayed at the Bakehouse over a weekend to visit Sherborne (where I went to school). We had a wonderful time and staying at here was like staying at a home from home.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2016 via mobile

We really enjoyed our stay here. The breakfast was great. Malcolm was very welcoming and helpful and we loved Charlie the lab. B&B situated close to high street. It was clean and well kept with a homely atmosphere.

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Thank Jazzy D
Herefordshire, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2016

Double glazing didn't work. Outside window would not shut. Noise awful from traffic.Bathroom door wouldn't shut. No bathmat until we asked for one. No coat hangers till we asked. No bedside lamp for single bed and one side of double bed not working. Breakfast chaotically served though fine when it came. Lights outside our room seemed to have a mind... More 

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Thank hilaryhereford
malcs52, Owner at The Bakehouse, responded to this review

tried to contact lady but didnt respond ,sorry you didnt enjoy your stay al the bakehouse , none of the comments make any sense except maybe the bath mat , we have recently repainted and new carpets in all rooms , which happened before you stayed , so run down i dont think so ,,, the only positive i can... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Breakfast
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
18th century bakehouse stone built with 10 rooms, courtyard garden, dog friendly, wi-fi, evening meals, intimate and friendly, a pleasant alternative to a large hotel. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Bakehouse

Address: 1 Acreman Street, Sherborne DT9 3NU, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Dorset > Sherborne
Price Range: $76 - $117 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Bakehouse 3*
Number of rooms: 12
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The Bakehouse Sherborne, Dorset
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