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“Lovely clean spacious rooms”
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East Burton House
Ranked #5 of 5 Wool B&B and Inns
South Petherton, United Kingdom
Level 2 Contributor
7 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Lovely clean spacious rooms”
Reviewed February 12, 2012

Snowing outside but toasty and warm within. Room was clean and bright and well appointed. Ample off road parking. Friendly reception from Shaun eager to help out.
Breakfast was superb.
Top value. Recommended

  • Stayed February 2012, traveled solo
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Thornton Heath, Surrey
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Reviewed November 26, 2011

We stayed here for one night and we thought it was great. The room was clean and tidy and had a nice feel to it, in keeping with a property of this age and character(17th century). We loved the illuminous moon and stars on the ceiling.

The place was very quiet and the bed was comfy so we got a good nights sleep. As it was a little cold we didn't get chance to spend any time in the garden but it looked very inviting and tranquil.

The breakfast was delicious and our host made sure that all our needs were catered for.

We ate in the Seven Stars in and can thoroughly recommend it although we did find it a little difficult to find in the pitch dark. This was because it was slightly further down the road than we expected and the dark put us off venturing beyond the light of the local houses and into the unknown. As we weren't even sure we were heading in the right direction we turned around and went back for the car which felt safer at night as the road has no pavement or street lights

The location of the B&B is perfect for trips to Monkey World(5 mins) and the Jurassic coast(15 mins)

Very pleasant stay

  • Stayed November 2011, traveled as a couple
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Chester, United Kingdom
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Reviewed November 7, 2011

We had a lovely stay here, our hosts couldn't do enough for us, the grounds are well kept and a joy to walk around, and the local area very pleasant, a must for anyone visiting the area and I would recommend highly to anyone looking for a B&B

  • Stayed November 2011, traveled with family
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Chudleigh, Devon
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed September 5, 2011

We were made to feel very welcome and thought the room was lovely, especially the view over the well-kept and pretty garden. The breakfast was delicious and set us up for the day!
We would not hesitate to recommend East Burton House and are already planning to make another visit.

  • Stayed September 2011, traveled as a couple
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Monmouthshire
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Reviewed August 11, 2011

This is a good choice: it is very conveniently located for many of the places of interest in the area. Rooms are nice, its quiet and breakfast very wll prepared.
Can recommend the Seven Stars pub (a short walk away) as a good place to eat and drink in the evening.

  • Stayed August 2011, traveled as a couple
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Cardiff, Wales
Level 4 Contributor
47 reviews
46 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed June 15, 2011

Comfortable B & B, with lovely garden. Found it by accident when in the area on a previous occasion, and not disappointed in our stay. Good breakfast, friendly welcome from the owner. Child enjoyed the trampoline (and the stars on the ceiling!) Quiet location, tucked away but close to main road and lots of Dorset attractions. There are three local pubs which do evening meals, all within walking distance. Recommend!

  • Stayed May 2011, traveled with family
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Verwood, United Kingdom
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Reviewed June 13, 2011

What a very pleasant surprise. We stayed two nights to attend a wedding in Moreton. We live in Dorset and thought we knew all the "hidden away gems"; a charming retreat from our wedding festivities. Very spacious and clean rooms and a wonderful breakfast. Lovely large and well developed garden area too! We could not have wished for more. The very warm welcome from Shaun, the owner, was an added bonus. Well worth a second visit!!

Chris Avenell
Dorset

  • Stayed June 2011, traveled with friends
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Property: East Burton House
Address: East Burton House East Burton Road, Wool BH20 6HE, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Dorset > Wool
Amenities:
Free Parking
Hotel Style:
Ranked #5 of 5 B&Bs / Inns in Wool
Hotel Class:4 star — East Burton House 4*
Number of rooms: 5
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
East Burton House is ideally situated within almost 1 acre of gardens in a rural location less than 3/4 mile from the picturesque village of Wool. Wool is a beautiful village situated in the of the Isle of Purbeck on the south coast of Dorset. We are situated in the heart of Thomas Hardy country, Lawrence of Arabia's grave & cottage, Monkey World and Bovington tank museum are just five minutes drive. The sandy beaches of Weymouth, Swanage and Studland, the world heritage Jurassic coast line, Corfe Castle and the Purbeck Hills offering beautiful walks through some of the finest countryside in southern England are all within a short distance of East Burton House. These are just a few of the many attractions and things to do that are located close by. We are a non-smoking establishment and offer excellent accommodation with ample off road parking facilities. Whether you stay on business or pleasure, we are sure you will enjoy your stay with us. There are 3 local public houses within walking distance offering excellent lunch time and evening meals. Children welcome. ... more   less 
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