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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Had a lovely time staying in the garden room which was ideal for my mum, sister and myself. just like a little self contained flat, all amenities you could need. Spotlessly clean, fresh towels everyday. Breakfast was all you wanted, good variety. Staff very pleasant and helpful. Nice lounge area too. central for travelling to the rest of the island.... More 

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Bradford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed for 3 nights and the rooms were clean and spacious, although the bathroom was very cramped. The lounge and dining room were very clean a nice area to relax. It is in a great location and only a short walk to the Esplanade and a local bus stop nearby too. The staff were very polite and helpful. The... More 

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Bergen, Norway
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stayed at Dorset Hotel for 3 nights in August. I had a room with a single bed as I was travelling alone and the room was big enough for me. The hotel is a bit dated, but everything is in order and it is spotlessly clean. There is Wi-Fi at the hotel, but it is a bit slow, and... More 

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Thank TorunnB
Bradford, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Well-located a short walk from Ryde Esplanade. Well-appointed and spacious lounge and breakfast room. Breakfast itself was of a good standard. Owners/staff were friendly and helpful. Room was okay, no-frills as expected for the price, with a particularly cramped en-suite shower/toilet room, but acceptable at 60.00 a night. Would recommend for an economically-minded stay in Ryde.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Dorset was a lovely comfortable hotel.Very clean,the breakfasts were really good,it had everything we wanted,and such a good price.Realy enjoyed our stay,planning to go back again very soon,near Christmas.

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Thank Ann S
Farnborough, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was a return visit for my daughter and I after staying at the B & B last year. We cannot understand any negative reviews this B & B receives. Once again we found the staff to be extremely helpful and polite, nothing is too much trouble. The room we had was a twin room which was lovely and clean... More 

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Thank Penny G
Croydon, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

After I booked this b&b I saw negative reviews and nearly cancelled. I am very pleased that I didn't. I would recommend this b&b, the staff very helpful and friendly , the room was clean and there was plenty of choice for breakfast. This is a 3* b&b not a hotel so don't expect something that it isn't and you... More 

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Thank Clare_atk
Ilkeston, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2016

the room was clean and tidy apart from the bed creaking it was fine.Alot of beds creak so this was not a problem.All the staff were very friendly and did all they could for us while we were there.Nothing was a problem for them and the breakfast was lovely and a varied selection.

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Stjordal, Norway
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2016

I chose this hotel for it's price only. I paid some 40 pounds for one night including breakfast and naturally, my expectations were not too high. I was positively surprised. The standard of this small and charming hotel is good throughout; my room was spacious for one (I may have gotten a double and not a single); it is clean... More 

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Thank Morten75
Swansea, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2016

1) First of all it is not clear from the website that Reception is CLOSED before 2pm. This is unlike other hotels and B&Bs - one could arrive a little early and either leave the luggage or check-in before the 'scheduled' check-in time. 2) Small window in the room could not be opened on a warm night. It was by... More 

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RydeMichael31, Owner at Dorset Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to leave a review following your one night stay in July. As you have detailed your comments in pointers I have responded in pointers. 1. It is very clear on the booking.com website who you booked through that our check in time is from 2.00 p.m. - 11.00 p.m. and this is also featured... More 

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Bar/Lounge
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Dorset House was built in 1842 during the reign of Queen Victoria and has been operating as a bed and breakfast for many years. We are not of modern design and have 23 rooms varying in size. Centrally located in the historic town of Ryde, we are close to many restaurants and cafes. The house has a large private car park at the rear and offers a garden with seating area to take in the peace and quiet that the Isle of Wight offers. Free wi-fi is available in the public area and we operate a licensed bar. Inclusive ferry packages are available to suit the cost of your trip. We have many special offers throughout the year. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Dorset Hotel

Address: 31 Dover Street, Ryde PO33 2BW, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Isle of Wight > Ryde
Price Range: $64 - $92 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Dorset Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 20
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Dorset Hotel Ryde, Isle Of Wight
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