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    The Saxon Inn

    Gold Hill, Child Okeford, Blandford Forum DT11 8HD, England
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    • Excellent71%
    • Very good23%
    • Average4%
    • Poor1%
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    “the pub” (24 reviews)
    “one night” (13 reviews)
    “real ale” (6 reviews)
    Free Wifi
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    Breakfast included
    Non-Smoking Hotel
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    1 - 5 of 167 reviews

    Reviewed 4 weeks ago

    We had booked for Sunday lunch. On entering this picturesque pub we were met with a buzz of chatter and an extremely tempting aroma of Sunday roasts.The staff were very pleasant and we took a while to peruse the menu whilst sat at our table,(best...More

    Thank AdamtheWhite
    Reviewed 19 October 2017 via mobile

    Not the best food and stingy portions. Pork with a cheese sauce? Dry chicken breast with a greasy strip of bacon. Beef in bourguignon was also dry in the mouth and like the other items the portion size was lacking. The great staff and location...More

    Thank Michael C
    Reviewed 9 October 2017

    Stayed for a night we had 2 rooms which where spotless and very comfortable beds,We all had a meal on the Friday night which everyone really enjoyed ,Breakfast was lovely and they could not do enough for us,Parked at the back of the pub which...More

    Thank angela c
    Reviewed 25 September 2017

    The landlord and his wife were lovely people and made us feel very welcome. We were on a tight time schedule to get somewhere in the evening so they took our food order early before official opening and made sure we left on time. The...More

    Thank Brian P
    Reviewed 25 September 2017 via mobile

    I needed a place to stay over near Blandford Forum one night a week for a couple of months on business. I didn't want to stay too near the office so I chose this place for its good reviews on TripAdvisor as it's about 15...More

    Thank MrsMHarrison
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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Breakfast included
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    • Free Parking
    • Breakfast included
    • Things to do
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    Details
    • Price range
    • USD 98 - USD 120 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 4
    • Location
    • United Kingdom >
    • England >
    • Dorset >
    • Blandford Forum >
    • Child Okeford
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    amodene
    17 April 2017|
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    Response from PeterTurnerPYT | Property representative |
    Hi. Dogs are welcome in the pub but not in the B&B rooms overnight. Sorry about that. Peter Owner
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    "Only had sunday lunch so don't know about rooms"
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    "Room 1 was large and comfortable double room overlooking garden."
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    "We stayed in Room 1 which had a lovely view out of the back of the pub over the countryside."
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    "Book early!"
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