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  • Excellent53%
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Reviewed 8 August 2012

Rather like others who have reviewed The Bakehouse, we found out a few days before that there had been ANOTHER double booking, but luckily (!) after emailing the original booking to the proprietor, ours was reinstated. On arrival, the whole place has a smell of...More

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Response from malcs52, Owner at The BakehouseResponded 24 August 2012

i think this reviewers comments that that people who like this place must be cave dwellers sums up her ability to be objective, she had to be cautioned several times about her behaviour here ,on returning she was unable to enter front door because she...More

Reviewed 2 July 2012

I have stayed at the Bakehouse on many occasions and have always found it very comfortable and welcoming. The rooms are comfortable and most are furnished with interesting antiques - very unlike any boring Travelodge. Malcolm and his daughter Lizzy are very helpful and accommodating....More

1  Thank Brian C
Response from malcs52, Owner at The BakehouseResponded 19 July 2012

thank you for your continued business , for us its important that people feel relaxed and at home , we didnt set out to be a boutique hotel , its not our style , we are simple and not complicated , we sit with our...More

Reviewed 24 June 2012

A year on from a very similar review... I booked a Double room in the Bakehouse in January for a wedding in June. We had just arrived in Sherborne when I got a call from Malcolm to tell me that our room was no longer...More

1  Thank PMines
Management response:Responded 16 July 2012

thank you for your views, but in the reality in which we live its sometimes happens in a strong busy season that some of our guests partake of too much alcohol . its not possible to know which ones this will be , all we...More

Reviewed 7 June 2012

This place was the perfect B&B - welcoming, relaxed, comfortable and with a great breakfast. Malcolm was very helpful, and an excellent host. We especially appreciated the flexibility on breakfast time - as late as 11:30 - so great not to have to get out...More

1  Thank Matt S
Response from malcs52, Owner at The BakehouseResponded 4 August 2012

thank you for your review , we are pleased that you enjoyed your stay , we are constantly looking at ways to improve ,all we would like to remind people is that is a very old building and has been adapted to be suitable for...More

Reviewed 31 May 2012

Do not stay here. The owner was rude and mocking. The breakfast was rushed and under cooked. We were stared at throughout by resident sullen teenagers. We .were made to feel objects of annoyance and were treated as such. The room was dirty with old...More

Thank Suzi M
Response from malcs52, Owner at The BakehouseResponded 21 June 2012

i am sorry the single lady had such an unpleasant stay , its always our intention that people enjoy their time with us ,we know people have a choice , am confused by the sullen teenagers bit , i foster a single chinese girl whos...More

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Pool
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Breakfast included
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Airport Transportation
Breakfast included
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USD 100 - USD 148 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Price range
USD 100 - USD 148 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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janetsalisbury25
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Response from malcs52 | Property representative |
yes we have 2
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maybe you should respond to your emails it helps!
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"Don't be shy to ask whatever you want for breakfast"
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"Some of the rooms face the main street which is very noisy during the day and till about 10pm."
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"Go somewhere else, or negotiate a very cheap rate"
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"Any room really as the traffic noise is nonexistent and the only noise you hear is the clock in the abbey"
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