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The White House Hotel

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Leatherhead, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Booked in for two nights, on arrival shown to room 4 by co owner Liz, blown away by the room, large bath room with a massive walk in shower, then on to the bed room massive again, all so clean and bright, then the food ( to die for) Ian you are ' brill ' ( I stay in a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We spent a lovely weekend here .Room and bathroom were well decorated and very spacious. Breakfast was top quality. Fresh milk for tea in a fridge down the hall if we wanted it . We would recommend this to all our friends and will come back next year

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Thank mandykin
ianCharmouth, Owner at The White House Hotel, responded to this review

thank you, we look forward to welcoming you back (and hopefully your friends as well) Ian and Liz More 

Reading UK
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17 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

WE thoroughly enjoyed our four day stay at The White House. Everything I would say has been said by Grace099 so no need to repeat, but will echo it tenfold.(I also confess that it crossed my mind to keep this to myself, but that would be unfair) The owners have great sense of what it takes to offer and run... More 

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ianCharmouth, Owner at The White House Hotel, responded to this review

High praise indeed, thank you very much. Unfortunately the coast paths either side of Charmouth beach do have short diversions as the cliffs crumble away but on the positive side they are constantly replenishing the beach with fossils! Catch the tides right though and its a great walk to Lyme or to Seatown/St Gabriel Steps along the beach - but... More 

Watchet, United Kingdom
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3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We feel very fortunate to have found this very special small hotel. We had a very enjoyable stay. Everything about the experience was good from the friendly welcome to our departure. This is a lovely Georgian house, tastefully furnished and decorated with many original features preserved. All facilities are clean and comfortable. The room was pretty and comfortable and everything... More 

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ianCharmouth, Owner at The White House Hotel, responded to this review

Thank yoiu for your lovely review. We were very pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us. Happy to provide a choice of vegetarian options for you. Like I said to you, you are just as important as all our carnivorous customers and they all get a choice on the menu so you do as well Look forward to seeing... More 

Isleworth, United Kingdom
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3 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I chose this as a few days away for our silver wedding anniversary, it was a great choice. The house is absolutely wonderful with character and an attention to detail that is lively. Our room/ suite was lovely, the bed was beautiful and everything was there for our use, the quaility of the products is the key to it all.... More 

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ianCharmouth, Owner at The White House Hotel, responded to this review

You are most welcome, we are really pleased we could make your Silver Wedding Anniversary a special time for you. Ian and Liz More 

Didsbury, Canada
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7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2016

Stumbled upon this place when looking for a place to stay and were pleasantly surprised by the well decorated and spacious rooms, lovely bathrooms and warm welcome we received. The beds were extremely comfortable and the breakfast in the morning was a perfect way to start off the day. Just down the street there are a few quaint pubs and... More 

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ianCharmouth, Owner at The White House Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you Sara we are glad you enjoyed your stay with us. Ian and Liz More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2016 via mobile

We were staying in Charmouth and had pre booked a meal at The White House Hotel before our visit. The place is lovely, with an elegant but homely feel, and our family visiting from Colombia particularly enjoyed the evening as 'typically English'! Although the menu is not extensive the choices were locally sourced and our selection was delicious. As was... More 

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Thank FiPhil
ianCharmouth, Owner at The White House Hotel, responded to this review

GWe are delighted that you and your family enjoyed your evening with us! We look forward to welcoming you as residents in the near future. More 

Stratford-upon-Avon, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2016 via mobile

Stayed for 3 nights whilst walking the coastal path. Great room with lots of space, just what we needed. Big bath for soaking in too. Didn't eat dinner here but wish we had as Ian seems to have a great reputation locally. Breakfast was excellent, you can always tell by the porridge! Added bonus was that the bus stops just... More 

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Thank Annie S
ianCharmouth, Owner at The White House Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you very much for a great review. We are very lucky to live in such a lovely village in a beautiful county and we are as pleased as you are that you have 'discovered' Dorset. We hope to see you back again on your second lap of the S W Coastal Path Ian and Liz More 

Huntingdon, United Kingdom
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7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2016

We arrived to a very warm welcome from Liz, beautiful house and well looked after. after a long day travelling we wanted to have a bath and just grab some food. Our room was very spacious and had lovely views into the garden with a bathroom attached with a great 2 person bath, however when we ran our bath there... More 

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Thank Amzie1
ianCharmouth, Owner at The White House Hotel, responded to this review

Thanks for your comments. We are really sorry you had a problem with the plumbing during your stay. It is unfortunate that it happened but as you say old properties can have the occasional idiosyncrasies and as soon as I became aware of the issue, I fixed it (it was just an airlock in the plumbing which took just a... More 

Liverpool, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2016 via mobile

The perfect little hotel for a Dorset holiday, 5 mins away from the beach in Charmouth which is a beautiful little village and 5 mins drive from Lyme Reggis a stunning coastal town. Loads to do for us as a family only 20 mins drive from a children's farm and 30 mins from Weymouth. Ian and Liz were amazing hosts... More 

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Thank Ross R
ianCharmouth, Owner at The White House Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for the great review. It was really lovely to meet you all (especially Evie who can definitely come and stay again) and we hope to see you all soon. Ian and Liz More 

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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Beachfront
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
A beautiful family run four bedroomed Regency house in the centre of the coastal Village of Charmouth in West Dorset, right at the heart of the World Heritage Jurassic Coastlin. Owned and run by Chef Ian Simpson and his wife Elizabeth since 2001 The White House has been totally refurbished to a high standard in the winter of 2012/3 and was subsequently awarded FOUR GOLD STARS from the AA as well as a Breakfast and Dinner Award.Finalists in the Taste of the West Awards for 2014 in Restaurant and B&B. Winners of the 2014 Dorset Tourism Awards B&B category. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The White House Hotel

Address: The Street, Charmouth, Bridport DT6 6PJ, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Dorset > Bridport > Charmouth
Price Range: $130 - $183 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — The White House Hotel 3.5*
Number of rooms: 4
Also Known As:
The White House Hotel Charmouth, Dorset
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