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Summer Lodge

Summer LodgeUSD 408*
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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Reviewed yesterday NEW

What a charming and upmarket retreat. Everything about this hotel emphasises care and attention to detail. The setting is splendid and the grounds are incredibly well looked after. We choose to stay here because we could bring our four legged friend along, having one of their dog friendly rooms. The rooms are splendid, spacious and well decorated. You will be...

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HOTEL’S FAVOURITE REVIEW
Reviewed 8 March 2017

We found the comfort, service, facilities, food and wine list at Summer Lodge all excellent. They exceeded our expectations. Add in its very good swimming pool/spa complex offering relaxing massages/pampering plus free entries to a number of local attractions and you have a really good choice for a short break. We'll be back!

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ACAW, General Manager at Summer Lodge, responded to this review

Dear fjda We are all looking forward to your next visit. We are so happy that you enjoyed all the aspects of the stay, we are so proud of all of our staff and the way they take care of our guests. Thank you again and see you soon, Jack and Alex

Crowborough, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Two words, Absolutely Fantastic. This hotel has it all, fab location, great staff, unbelievably good food and a great spa, no request too much, the hotel is beautiful and so are the grounds, wonderful, wonderful stay.

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Beaminster, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We spent a fantastic afternoon at the summer lodge spa, we were treated to some wonderful treatments, with kind polite and friendly staff. Many thanks for giving us such an enjoyable time this was an afternoon spent with my future sister in law and my family in lovely surroundings. The spa was clean and tidy and the pool lovely and...

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San Jose, California
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We spent 3 nights there a couple of weeks ago. The facilities are lovely as are the staff. Lots to do and see in the area, we could not cover it all so intend to return. The food and service was impeccable, although we tired of the menu which did not change while we were there so ensure you stay...

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Southampton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Went for a Secret Escape offer, fantastic value for money. Every member of staff really went the extra mile to make you feel welcome. Food was really delicious.Gardens are really well maintained and a lovely place to relax.

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ACAW, General Manager at Summer Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Gill047 Thank you so much for your very kind review. We are pleased you enjoyed yourself so much. Our head gardener, Nathaniel, has been working wonders with the garden and all his extremely hard work is now paying off. Thank you so much again and we do hope to see you back at Summer Lodge soon. Best wishes, Alex...

Reviewed 1 week ago

I have just returned from a three night stay in Summer Lodge and thoroughly enjoyed the experience. We were greeted on arrival by Jennifer at reception who brought us to our adorable cottage. The cottage was spacious with everything you might need for a weekend stay. Jennifer helped us with guides and walking routes for the weekend. I enjoyed a...

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ACAW, General Manager at Summer Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Thestarsarah87 Thank you so much, we are delighted that you love Summer Lodge as much as we do! You had the full treatment from the Spa to cycling, relaxing, drinks and dinner; we are so happy you enjoyed them all. We hope to see you back here soon, you will have to arrange another cookery course as an excuse!...

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Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband booked this hotel for a surprise anniversary trip earlier this month. Our one night stay couldn't have been better. The room was perfect, with a bathroom almost a big as the bedroom, and another separate shower room. The decor is sympathetic to the period of the property and the bed super comfortable. We indulged in the tasting menu...

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ACAW, General Manager at Summer Lodge, responded to this review

Dear JulesJREE Thank you so much for such a fantastic review. We are delighted that you enjoyed your time with us so much and we certainly look forward to having you back with us. We are indeed proud of all of our wonderful staff who go the extra mile to make sure our guests have a fantastic experience with us,...

Dorset
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I cannot praise highly enough the friendly efficiency of the staff at this hotel. It is with genuine sadness we learnt of the death of the previous manager, Charles Lotter, who made us so welcome last summer. The grounds are a riot of colour, and a pleasure to explore time and time again. I am currently immobile and had to...

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ACAW, General Manager at Summer Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Gaddspam We were delighted to welcome you both back to Summer Lodge and so pleased to hear how much you enjoyed your stay. Thank you for your kind comments about Charles, we miss him terribly. Our head gardener, who is so proud of the garden, was delighted to hear how much you enjoyed exploring them. Thank you also for...

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed here for a mid week mini break on a special deal through Luxury Escapes. We are vegan and were very well catered for, even down to some vegan petit fours with coffee after our meal. Such a lovely surprise We couldn't have wished for more friendly and professional staff. The general manager came to introduce himself to us...

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ACAW, General Manager at Summer Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Tracy S We were very happy indeed to create the bespoke menus for you to enjoy while you were with us. We are delighted you enjoyed the food so much – we are extremely proud of our fantastic chefs. Thank you also for your very kind comments regarding your stay; we look forward to your return visit and will...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Food & drink at the hotel
Restaurant at Summer Lodge
Restaurant at Summer Lodge
Cuisines: French, European, British
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
  • Tennis Court
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  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Breakfast included
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Banquet Room

Additional Information about Summer Lodge

Address: 9 Fore Street, Evershot DT2 0JR, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Dorset > Evershot
Price Range: $392 - $851 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Summer Lodge 4*
Number of rooms: 24
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Also Known As:
Summer Hotel Evershot
Summer Hotel Dorchester
Summer Lodge Evershot, Dorset, UK
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  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

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“Enjoy a room with a balcony”
  • Dog towels provided (and treats)
  • The sign provided to tell staff you have left your room occupied by your dog
  • View from room 21 across towards the hills
PhotoGraeme, 24 May 2017 | Read review
“All rooms have a great location.”
ianbarnfield, 23 May 2017 | Read review
“We had a king which was lovely”
Rusby1, 23 May 2017 | Read review
“Just go, you won't regret it.”
Gill047, 19 May 2017 | Read review
“Room 19 suite in the coach house”
Gaddspam, 6 May 2017 | Read review
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