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The Saxon Inn
Ranked #1 of 1 Hotels in Child Okeford
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Reviewed July 6, 2013

We stay at the Saxson inn for only one night but it was one to remember, lovely service and great people made us feel really welcome, breakfast was really good and our room was amazing and as for value for money couldn't fault it thank you Saxson inn

  • Stayed July 2013
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Maidstone, United Kingdom
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Reviewed June 24, 2013

We had a very comfortable 2-night stay at the Saxon Inn, with a pleasant welcome and friendly and attentive staff. Well-appointed room in a modern extension that does not detract from the traditional ambience of this tucked-away inn. We enjoyed the good breakfast and well-varied evening food. The inn is well-located for local walks, visiting Shaftesbury, etc. Would definitely recommend.

  • Stayed June 2013, traveled as a couple
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Letchworth
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed June 18, 2013

Decided to book the Saxon Inn after reading good reports on Trip Advisor. We were not disappointed. The rooms are of a good size, clean and comfortable, with a heated towel rail in the en-suite, (toilet, wash basin and good size shower). Breakfast is served between 8.00am - 9.00am, and consists of choice of cereal / porridge, full English (with eggs cooked to your liking) toast, marmalade / jam, & tea or coffee.

The choice of food in the evening is very good, with a selection of homemade puddings or cheese and biscuits, to follow!

We stayed with friends and had rooms numbered 1 & 2, which are the ones where the single beds are put together to make a lovely large King size bed, which was exceedingly comfortable as were the pillows.

All I can say is that we all enjoyed our stay at the Saxon Inn and would definitely recommend it as somewhere to stay.

  • Stayed June 2013, traveled as a couple
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Guildford, United Kingdom
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Reviewed June 17, 2013

We chanced upon this pub and what a find! The Landlady welcomed us in a very friendly manner and we sampled great real ale and well presented, tasty food all at a reasonable price. We would definitely recommend this pub if you are in he Shaftesbury / Sturminster Newton area. We were even more surprised to learn that she had run a pub/restaurant in our local area 10 years before.
Linda & Peter

  • Stayed May 2013, traveled as a couple
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Sturminster Newton
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Reviewed May 31, 2013

Greatly enjoyed lunch today - delicious food - well prepared and presented by the attentive and caring staff. Terrific traditional ambience with new modern loos etc!
One of the very best pubs in the county.

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  • Stayed May 2013, traveled with friends
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England
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Reviewed May 19, 2013

We thought we would try lunch at the Saxon Inn after reading previous reviews and we were not disappointed. Friendly staff, good selection of meals to choose from, generous portions and lovely homemade puds!

  • Stayed April 2013, traveled with family
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Tewkesbury, United Kingdom
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Reviewed April 16, 2013

Stayed for one night on business. Very welcoming hosts and seemed genuinely happy to help. Food was good quality but not pretentious with plentiful helpings (couldn't manage a pud!) Room was clean, warm and comfortable. Would not hesitate staying here again, hopefully in the summer as the beer garden looks great.

  • Stayed April 2013, traveled on business
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Property: The Saxon Inn
Address: Gold Hill, Child Okeford, Blandford Forum DT11 8HD, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Dorset > Blandford Forum > Child Okeford
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Ranked #1 of 1 Hotels in Child Okeford
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Number of rooms: 4
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