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The Poachers Inn

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Piddletrenthide, Dorchester DT2 7QX, England
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Swindon, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

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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12 reviews
6 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW 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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Wembley
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago 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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Weymouth, United Kingdom
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63 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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Poole, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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bucks
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8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
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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Thank BillyBucks
Basingstoke, United Kingdom
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2016

This was a very nice hotel which we enjoyed staying at. The food was excellent and served in generous portions, we ate in the restaurant several times and enjoyed each visit. In the warmer weather there was plenty of space to sit outside and enjoy the sun, although I didn't make use of the outdoor pool. The room was small... More 

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Thank centeroftheselights
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2016

Visited twice for lunch and thoroughly enjoyed the food. A good menu at reasonable prices. A big pub but fairly quiet mid-week lunch time. Good service and a friendly place. Excellent vegetables and Dorset Apple cake.

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Thank Trevor H
London, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2016

Stayed for 2 nights in a pleasant room which although quite small was peaceful with the river flowing past the window. Breakfast was fine but would have liked some fresh fruit. We didn't eat in the restaurant as the vegetarian options were quite limited and the real ale selection disappointing (we were looking forward to some local ales but the... More 

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2016

I hesitate to tell people about this place, because I don't want to find myself unable to book next time, but it is quite a little jewel. Tucked away in perfect peace, but only minutes from Dorchester or Weymouth, it is a charming building, with rooms built around a garden out the back. We booked via LateRooms, and got a... More 

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Free Internet
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Free Internet
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  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking

Additional Information about The Poachers Inn

Address: Piddletrenthide, Dorchester DT2 7QX, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Dorset > Dorchester > Piddletrenthide
Price Range: $77 - $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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