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The Ilchester Arms Hotel

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Winchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed yesterday NEW

The Ilchester Arms is in a village a few miles outside Weymouth, convenient for the Jurassic Coast and the South West Coast Path. It was full when we were there. It follows very much the pattern of the traditional inn, with bar, rooms and restaurant. Because it is an old building, there are many changes of level, so it is...

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Cheltenham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Stayed a couple of nights. The food and bar area were pleasant and the quality of the food, apart from the dessert at dinner, were of good quality and there was a good variety. The only problem was the long wait time between courses. The rooms were poor, the room we stayed in was noisy, we had the staff quarters...

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Royston
Reviewed 1 week ago

I booked this hotel for a short break. The location is fantastic but the hotel could be so much better, which is sad as we quickly saw how much time and energy the owners had poured into getting this far. Sadly, I appear to be at variance with some other reviewers. On arrival, our reception was not good. The young...

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Thank Blacksnakerider
Swindon, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stopped for drinks and dinner. Was very impressed with both the food and staff service. Would highly recommend and will be returning on our next visit to Abbotsbury. Had the crab salad starter and the burger as a main. Food was awesome

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Thank andydmark
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed for 1 night in one of the dog friendly rooms, Bluebell, and we were really impressed. The room was big and clean and had a nice bath which was a nice surprise. Also you could see the chapel up on the hill from the window which was lovely. Some other reviews have said that the rooms were tired...

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Thank Teresa T
London
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I was part of two families of 5 that visited the illchester arms at Easter for lunch. We booked before hand, where we were sat was excellent and the place had a great friendly atmosphere and all the staff were polite and helpful. Overall the food was really good and good value and the deserts were superb, I had the...

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Thank Jonny0121
Amesbury, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We hand a fantastic stay at the Ilchester Arms Hotel in Abbotsbury. We stayed for three nights and ate there every evening. The food was absolutely amazing and sensibly priced too. A great dog friendly hotel / pub with a real quirky feel, illustrated by the varied items of decor. The staff were absolutely fantastic. Helpful, polite and relaxed. What...

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Poole, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 April 2017

A very relaxing place to go for lunch. Fantastic set up for the kids included an Easter egg hunt. The service was prompt and friendly and of a high standard. We only stayed for lunch but the food was excellent.

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Thank pandp9
Taunton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

My wife booked this pub for our family Easter lunch based on being dog friendly! It sure was. Really nice vibe from the beer garden to the bar. We all bar my farther had roasts, we all agreed these were the best we had eaten not cooked at home. The portion sizes were generous and everything including the horse radish...

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Thank Johnycuban
Nannadorset, Restaurant Supervisor at The Ilchester Arms Hotel, responded to this review

Hello, Thank you for such a great review. We are so glad you enjoyed your Easter with us. We certainly are proud of our roasts here and hope you come back for a Sunday roast. If this is booked 24 hours or more in advance, it is also 10% off. Unfortunately we were very busy on Easter Sunday and there...

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Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

The inside of this pub is very quirky with lots to look at and lots of nooks and crannies. They have a box of games and toys to keep kids amused. However the food was disappointing. Any pub serving two slices of a supermarket loaf of bread, an apple, six grapes, celery, some lettuce and a triangle of supermarket cheddar...

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Nannadorset, Restaurant Supervisor at The Ilchester Arms Hotel, responded to this review

Hello, Sorry to hear you were unhappy with your lunch. I can assure you that both the bread and cheese were sourced from local farms, as all of our fresh produce is. The cheese ploughman's is usually popular and we hear compliments on the size of the selection offered often. I hope you change your mind and decide to come...

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Amenities

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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Restaurant
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included

Additional Information about The Ilchester Arms Hotel

Address: 9 Market Street, Abbotsbury, Weymouth DT3 4JR, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Dorset > Weymouth > Abbotsbury
Price Range: $116 - $239 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Ilchester Arms Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 9
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