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Châteauponsac, Limousin, France
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The Inn is about 8 miles from Dorchester following a nice country lane. The pub/Inn certainly impressed on first viewing. The check in was efficient and friendly and the room in the annex at rear was well presented and comfortable, there was sufficient parking at rear and in front. The bar itself was a good traditional english pub and served... More 

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

Attended a Golden Wedding Celebration Evening Meal here a few days ago. There were 15 in the party. We were looked after by friendly and very efficient staff. Everyone selected a different starter, main and dessert which was of no trouble for the waiting and kitchen staff. All the meals served at the same time, hot and appetizing. Well done... More 

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Thank Chris H
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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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Thank Sue J
Bristol, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2016

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 August 20, 2016

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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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 hotel reviews
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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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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
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  • 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: $64 - $105 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Poachers Inn 4*
Number of rooms: 21
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