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  • Excellent75%
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  • Average3%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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4 Star Hotel
Set in the centre of beautiful West Dorset and immortalised as the 'Sow and Acorn' in Thomas Hardy's Tess of the d'Urbervilles', the delightful 16th century Acorn inn is the perfect English country setting. Just over 2 hours drive from London, West Dorset is steeped in history and has...
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28 Fore Street, Evershot DT2 0JW, England
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33.9 miles to Bournebouth Intl Airport
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The Acorn Inn is a most charming hotel! It was like taking a step back -- into another time and another place. Although the inn has been in existence since the 16th century, Thomas Hardy mentions the Acorn Inn in his 19th century novel, Tess...More

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Innkeeper's Favorite Review
Reviewed May 8, 2018

This delightfully quaint establishment in the heart of the village of Evershot is a resounding success for the owners, management and staff alike. We spent two nights at the Inn and loved every minute of it. The staff were all very attentive and helpful and...More

Thank Lesley F
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a quaint village pub/hotel with lots of charm and extremely welcoming for families. My kids loved playing skittles with their Grandma after dinner. The food is exceptional. Highly recommended.

Thank Francine H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We spent 3 nights at this lovely old Inn tucked away in rural Dorset with our two Irish Setters. The staff could not have been more welcoming or accommodating. The whole enterprise seemed to be run with calm precision by Natalie and Richard’s team and...More

Thank Allan H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A friend and I had a traditional Sunday roast, the beer garden and atmosphere was great, quality of the food & service was 5 star, would certainly recommend this pub , looking forward to a return visit.

Thank Phillip O
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Free Parking
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$156 - $231 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Price range
$156 - $231 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Melody S
February 9, 2018|
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Response from peterworgan1 | Reviewed this property |
I would strongly suggest ringing the Inn to find out and also to discuss their available room options as each one is very individual and vary in size and furnishings. They are very friendly and helpful and the Inn is... More
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Jill M
May 20, 2017|
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Response from WessexRed | Reviewed this property |
Definitely a dog friendly place. They are made to feel very welcome. Just a couple of points though: I believe that one of the restaurant rooms is a dog free zone for those who don't appreciate animals when they are eating... More
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jinny b
February 2, 2015|
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Dear Mrs Bond, thanks so much for your message. Would you mind emailing it to us as the message has not come through clearly. Many thanks, Alex
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"The web site describes the rooms. We picked our room from that and the one we wanted was available. Exactly..."
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"Rear of building"
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"Choose your room with care -they can be a tadge small !"
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"Best to book a table for a meal as it's very popular with guests from Summer Lodge up the road."
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