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    The Sydney Arms

    11 Bridport Road, Dorchester DT1 2NG, England
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    06/08/2017 07/08/2017
    USD 97*
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    Overview
    • Excellent41%
    • Very good25%
    • Average12%
    • Poor5%
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    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Non-Smoking Hotel
    Bar/Lounge
    Pool
    Restaurant
    Airport Transportation
    3.0 Star Hotel
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    1 - 5 of 102 reviews

    Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

    Having read some reviews was a bit dubious but my room was clean and bed very comfortable. Plenty of hot water in shower. No toiletries supplied but I carry my own any way. Parking very limited probably only one medium sized car. I didn't eat...More

    Thank Mel0253
    Reviewed 14 June 2017

    my husband booked 2 twins 1 double and a single in October 2016 for a vow renewal celebration for may 27th this year.on checking in he was told no rooms available albeit he phoned on several occasions form jan 2017, to confirm all was ok....More

    Thank Jean J
    Reviewed 10 June 2017 via mobile

    Booked 3 nights. Limited car parking is just that, space for one car. On arrival shown to room. Dusty, not been wiped down, ring marks on bedside table, big biscuit crumbs under the bed. Bathroom was at least clean but tiny, less than 900mm in...More

    Thank Barrie59
    Reviewed 3 June 2017 via mobile

    We arrived to Sydney arms on Friday evening priory booking family room for 4 people on booking.com well in advance. On the reception we were told that it was actually twin room that was booked and we made a mistake when we booked! I really...More

    Thank irina j
    Reviewed 26 May 2017 via mobile

    Always head here as our local to watch games on Bt or Sky Sports. It's been refurbished well and is cosy. So cheap it's ridiculous and the staff are friendly. Pool table and games and a decent stop off for a quick bite or drink,...More

    Thank DEA1818
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    • Top amenities
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Free Parking
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Breakfast included
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Breakfast included
    • Things to do
    • Bar/Lounge
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    • Price range
    • USD 90 - USD 103 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 5
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    • Dorset >
    • Dorchester
    • Also Known As
    • The Sydney Arms Dorchester, Dorset
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    Room Tips
    "Plenty of stairs up to rooms. Located over bar areas so expect noise at least until 11 - midnight."
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    "Avoid a room over the bar if you want an early night."
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    "Rooms are above a pub which may not be suitable for families with small children and are on the main road..."
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