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Reviewed 4 March 2015

We arranged for our group of walkers exploring Hardy's Wessex to stay at Yalbury Cottage last summer. The feedback from our clients was some of the best we have received. Comments included: "The evening meals were absolutely unbelievable". "I have had some pretty good food in my time but this was unbeatable". "The lady in charge of operations was perfect,...

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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 March 2015

Amazing large cottage/small hotel in a great area. The rooms were amazing, the service was the best I've ever experienced and the dining was amazing. Had a 3 course meal and it was absolutely delicious, and the Dorset breakfast was one of the best full English Breakfasts I've ever had. Amazing experience for my Anniversary, will definitely be back.

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Portesham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 February 2015

I booked Yalbury Cottage as a surprise night away for my wife. We were greated by thedelightful Ariane and shown to our room which was perfect. A large comfy bed and modern appliances (plus shortbread biscuits to die for!!). Nothing was too much trouble and our evening meal was the best food we have ever had. I can't speak highly...

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Thank Burton750
Dorset, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 February 2015

Ariane, Jamie, and the wider Yalbury Cottage team, have, if my recent first visit is any indication, reached as close to perfection as it is possible to be. The cottage is superbly inviting, the food simply exquisite and sumptuous, while the rooms are homely, and yet pampering. Ariane and Jamie somehow have managed to fuse boundless, unhurried, hospitality, with an...

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 February 2015

A business trip brought me to Dorchester and a good room rate on a Monday night to Yalbury Cottage. This is really a restaurant with rooms and what a restaurant. The food wad fabulous, both dinner and breakfast. Local Dorset produce, brilliantly cooked and served. Rooms very comfortable, but see note about room selection. Staff are first class and it...

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Thank Gerrymulvaney
St Austell, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 February 2015

We visited Yarlbury Cottage for lunch today, it was our first visit. Lovely setting, very cosy and most welcoming, owner and staff couldn't be faulted made us feel very relaxed. The food was beautiful not only looking but in taste too, one could tell it was cooked from scratch and a lot of love and passion was put into the...

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Weymouth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 February 2015

A surprise treat for my partner and we couldn't have wished for anything better. Amazing hosts, fantastic food and wine, and our room was excellent. My breakfast omelette was by one of the best that I had tasted and my partners full English was excellent. An amazing place and we will certainly go back to.

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Thank London1953
Uxbridge, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 February 2015

A small hotel ( 8 rooms) in a small out of the way village but within a short drive of many places of interest. We spent one night here in Feb and couldn't have chosen better. It was cosy, comfortable and very clean. We had our evening meal here which was exceptionally good, ( the chef and his wife are...

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Thank 642Rainman
Weymouth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 February 2015

Myself and five friends really enjoy our night at Yalbury Cottage once a year. What more can we say: Fabulous food, comfortable, clean rooms and magnificent hosts! Thank you. We will return next year, if not before!

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Dorchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 February 2015

Yalbury Cottage proved to be an outstanding venue for our gathering. The food was absolutely superb and the service excellent. Those who stayed overnight were impressed by the quality, cleanliness, and comfort of the of the rooms, and the equally superb breakfast the following morning. Yalbury Cottage provided brilliant support for our gathering - we could not have hoped for...

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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Breakfast included
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Yalbury Cottage is a wonderful Dorset country house hotel, near Dorchester. Offering cozy accommodation and award winning cuisine, serving only the very best local produce available. Set in the heart of Thomas Hardy's Dorset and just a short walk from the cottage where he was born and grew up. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Yalbury Cottage

Address: Lower Bockhampton, Dorchester DT2 8PZ, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Dorset > Dorchester
Price Range: $119 - $197 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 8
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Yalbury Cottage Hotel Dorchester
Yalbury Cottage Dorchester, Dorset
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“Room 2 on lower level and views across the fields.”
Classic1531, 16 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Test run room 2 before unpacking.”
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“Very quiet location”
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“All rooms were as good as each other”
SteveEeles, 7 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Lower Bockhampton is a short taxi ride from the centre of Dorchester town.”
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