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La Fleur de Lys
Ranked #3 of 24 Shaftesbury B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence
Crawley
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61 reviews
25 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
“Great find”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 14, 2008

We have just returned from a charming one night stay at La Fleur de Lys. Our room (Muscat) was beautifully clean and comfortable, and eqipped with a lap top and free internet access but more importantly home made shortbread and fresh milk!!

We dined in the restaurant which was wonderful. The staff were attentive and knowledgable and the food was delightful. And a good attention to detail . The wine menu was probably one of the longest I have seen, especially in a small market town hotel.The service throughout the whole stay was fabulous.

All in all we would thoroughly recommed this hotel and felt it was great value. Three course dinner with a couple of bottles of good wine plus the room came in at just over £200 which we felt for the quality was more than money well spent.

We can't wait to go back.

  • Liked — Mary and David, the attentive owners
  • Disliked — having to leave
  • Stayed December 2008, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Business service (e.g., internet access)
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Thank GillnBuck
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    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Sleep Quality
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  • Rooms
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  • Service
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 bubbles
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Scotland
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3 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 19, 2008

This establishment is well worth a visit. Excellent room, great food, confident, professional friendly staff and owners. I stayed there for one night but it would have been longer if I had more time. Faultless.

  • Liked — Food
  • Disliked — Leaving
  • Stayed September 2008, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Business service (e.g., internet access)
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Thank B_HScotland
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Petersfield
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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 1, 2008

We stayed here for a wedding nearby and were thoroughly impressed by the cleanliness, the professional staff, lovely food and really super rooms. There were three of us and we had two rooms, both pretty and comfortable. A nice touch was a small fridge with bottled water and fresh milk (so rare.. always seem to have UHT milk in hotels!) Breakfast was excellent and all staff friendly, helpful and polite.
The hotel is in a lovely position close to centre of town near to the steep street that appeared in the Hovis advert!!
Really lovely, beautiful countryside around and lots of things to see and do.
Highly recommended

  • Liked — Professional attitude and clean rooms
  • Disliked — nothing
  • Stayed August 2008, traveled with friends
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Check in / front desk
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Business service (e.g., internet access)
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Thank Zandicoot
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Aberdeen, Scotland
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86 reviews
85 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 14, 2008

I stayed at this hotel for one night during the start of June while in Shaftsbury on business.

It was great. I couldn't fault it at all. Good sized rooms, very modern, with the flat scren tv, laptop computer, great bathroom and great food.

The hotels location is good too, just a couple of minutes walk from the town centre.

The staff were all friendly and helpful. Would happily pay my own money to stay there.

Would definatley recommend it.

  • Liked — Location, room, everything
  • Disliked — nothing
  • Stayed June 2008, traveled on business
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Business service (e.g., internet access)
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1 Thank CSJAberdeen
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Dorset
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146 reviews
48 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 98 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 18, 2006

Its now called the Fleur de Lys Restaurant with rooms. The food is six star, with impeccable service and an excellent cellar. Comfortable bar lounge and lovely rooms all nicely refitted.
Cant wait to return!

  • Stayed September 2005, traveled on business
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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2 Thank MS31Dec2015
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Additional Information about La Fleur de Lys

Property: La Fleur de Lys
Address: Bleke Street | Dorset, Shaftesbury SP7 8AW, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Dorset > Shaftesbury
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #3 of 24 B&Bs / Inns in Shaftesbury
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — La Fleur de Lys 4*
Number of rooms: 8
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
La Fleur de Lys is a a Family run Restaurant with rooms offering a very warm & Personel Service with Great Food freshly prepared & cooked by owners David & Marc & served by Mary & her very loyal staff. We also offer 8 lovely en=suite rooms for you to really relax & enjoy your stay with us. So come spoil yourselves & enjoy the delights of rural Dorset whilst visiting La Fleur de lys in the beautiful Hill Top Town of Shaftesbury ( Home to Gold Hill of Hovis Fame) ... more   less 
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