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The Poachers Inn

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We stayed in room 21, others reviews said noisy machinery outside the door - there was - we didn't hear it in the room. Spacious room with sofa, bath and shower. We could pick up free wifi in this room. Good breakfast and evening meal. Friendly helpful staff and reasonable prices. We didn't use the pool but it looked OK.... More 

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Booked for the food see separate review. The room chosen was an upgrade from standard.( Executive I believe). The room was large with plenty of space, a three seater, and lots of drawers. The room was a great disappointment. Smelt heavily of bleach to begin with and soon it was clear why. There was a very strong drains smell coming... More 

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Higher Bebington, null, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed 2 nights here after travelling from Amesbury (about 55 miles) and it was everything it was purported to be. We wanted a small rural hotel that offered close proximity to the Jurassic Coast and this was exactly what we got. Old world charm of an Inn with modern facilities, outdoor swimming pool. Lovely lounge areas, wonderful food, attentive... More 

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Thank Karen L
London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2016

What a lovely hotel to stay at. Really friendly welcome and great room for the price inc full english breakfast. Had a lovely evening meal after a nice swim in their pool in the afternoon. Good food and drinks. A real bonus having own pool but a tad chilly even in the heat wave we were having. Lovely large clean... More 

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Thank DavidNormanS
Swindon, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2016

A lovely pub/hotel. Staff are extremely helpful and very friendly, nothing is too much trouble. Rooms are situated at the rear of the pub, motel style. Rooms are on the small side but adequately equipped throughout, including tea and coffee facilities. We stayed 2 nights and the evening menu was delicious and we could tell all the food was freshly... More 

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Wales
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2016 via mobile

Room was next to the pool area - number 8. Did have a slight smell of chlorine and shower could really do with some mould remover spray around the rim. Could not fault the dinner, bar and outside area. I can imagine that this gets very busy in the summer. The reason I would not recommend this hotel for business... More 

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Thank Emma S
Wembley
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2016 via mobile

Very nice little hotel with a good restaurant in a very secluded little village surrounded by hills. No mobile phone reception in village which was a pleasant change as it made people speak to one another instead of updating their profile. One other pub in the village which is nice for a drink and the next pub is two miles... More 

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Thank Greg M
Weymouth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2016

Having previously had a lunch with a friend at The Poachers Inn Piddletrenthide which was fabulous my husband and I booked a celebration party for our Grandsons Christening last Sunday. Sarah who owns and manages the place was just fabulous at ensuring everything was correct for us and the questions were always answered punctually. The Sunday lunch was excellent in... More 

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Thank 31402014
Poole, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016

Wow! What a great place! My husband and I went to The Poachers Inn last weekend for a wedding reception. We were even privilidged to stay over for the evening. The food was 'out of this world', the best chicken roast dinner I've eaten and a delicious brownie and ice cream! The room was really good with everything you needed,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

Had a delightful 4 night stay here, only booked for three but was enjoying ourselves so much, booked an extra night. We were here with a large group of friends and the staff worked very hard to ensure that everyone enjoyed themselves. We ate in the restaurant every night and even needing to be gluten free, I had plenty of... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Internet
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Wheelchair access
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
Internet
  • Free Internet
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  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast

Additional Information about The Poachers Inn

Address: Piddletrenthide, Dorchester DT2 7QX, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Dorset > Dorchester > Piddletrenthide
Price Range: $67 - $115 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Poachers Inn 4*
Number of rooms: 21
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