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Portslade
Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

If you are looking for a friendly competitively priced pub that sells good pub fair and great beers, look no further. Throughly enjoyed the old ale and fish and chips. A great place to just chill out.

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Harrow
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed for one night so it was OK. It isn't somewhere were I would want to sty for longer. Firstly the good things were that the hotel is well located within Lewes, that our room was large and well furnished and that the staff were both friendly and very helpful. The bathroom was narrow and had nowhere to put...

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Worthing, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We met some friends here to stay for a night to explore Lewes. It is very well situated at the bottom end of town close to restaurants , pubs and the various sites of interest. We had a very nice soup and sandwich lunch and were let into our rooms early, which was very helpful. The room was a bit...

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Thank margaret b
Lewes, East Sussex
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Dorset Inn / Arms is the headquarters of Cliffe Bonfire Society. Most days of the year this isn't all that significant and you can only tell by some of the pictures on the walls etc, but on some days it means the pub is very busy indeed. We went for lunch there on 6 November, which is the day...

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Thank LizofLewes
Reviewed October 29, 2016 via mobile

We wanted a late lunch in Lewes but some pubs had stopped serving but no The Dorset Inn xxx my husband told me it was a basic menu but sometimes it is good to have simple choices which are of a high quality xxx I totally recommend the 'mezzo' for vegetarians and I had the pastrami bagel with pickles and...

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Thank Helen S
Sydney
Reviewed October 25, 2016

After searching for accommodation in the Brighton/Lewis area on a very busy weekend we stumbled on the very last bed in town at the Dorset. We were lucky. The rooms are very tiny, but adequate with everything you need. The pub is Very quiet and just a short walk up the high street into town. (For those who haven't visited...

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Thank GypsyRob
Lewes, United Kingdom
Reviewed October 12, 2016 via mobile

Can't put my finger on it but this is really a rather dull pub. It has no atmosphere. They offer food but the menu is not inspired. Decent pint to be fair. Plenty of better choices in Lewes. The Snowdrop just up the road is top choice.

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Farnborough, United Kingdom
Reviewed October 9, 2016 via mobile

We stayed for one night in room 1. The room was basic but clean, with a comfortable bed and good shower. I would say better than you would expect for the price. The hairdryer in our room wasn't working and when we asked, a spare was quickly located with a smile. The rooms are over the pub so could be...

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Thank Beer_Girlie
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed October 3, 2016

pros, friendly staff, good location. cons, paper and plaster hanging down from ceiling, in room 1. sign on hairdryer, do not use broken. stained carpets. breakfast was OK. this could be a great B&B it just needs a refurb

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Croydon, United Kingdom
Reviewed October 2, 2016 via mobile

Our group of 10 stayed for one night only at the Dorset. We were welcomed warmly and shown to our rooms - all of which we satisfactory. Beds comfortable and showers hot. Breakfast was a bit haphazard but we eventually got most of what we needed. This is clearly a young team at the pub and they do not lack...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Breakfast
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Dorset, a traditional pub with letting rooms, is located in the heart of historic Lewes and is ideal for walkers and cyclists travelling the South Downs Way. All our rooms are en suite, we have secure cycle storage facilities, a roaring fire during the winter months and a sun drenched patio in the summer. Parking is also available in the large pay and display car park situated in between us and Harveys Brewery; its free after 5pm and all day on Sundays. We look forward to seeing you. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Dorset Inn

Address: 22 Malling Street, Lewes BN7 2RD, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > East Sussex > Lewes
Price Range: $57 - $95 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 6
Also Known As:
The Dorset Arms Hotel Lewes
The Dorset Inn Lewes, East Sussex
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“Top floor would be good as the floors creak”
 of 5 bubbles margaretb316, 3 weeks ago | Read review
“room 1 is very small, and not in good condition”
 of 5 bubbles Oldscouser, Oct 3, 2016 | Read review
“Best book early is sure to stop in Lewes. We could have done with two more pillows!”
 of 5 bubbles BONDIN16, Aug 1, 2016 | Read review
“Rooms generally a little tired”
 of 5 bubbles Cowfield1, Jul 13, 2015 | Read review
“All Rooms were quiet and wifi in bar and rooms (although a different code)”
 of 5 bubbles 785suzanm, Jun 4, 2015 | Read review
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