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    The Poachers Inn

    Piddletrenthide, Dorchester DT2 7QX, England
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    • Excellent40%
    • Very good37%
    • Average12%
    • Poor8%
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    “swimming pool” (16 reviews)
    “standard room” (7 reviews)
    Free Internet
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Pool
    Non-Smoking Hotel
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    Pets Allowed
    Wheelchair Access
    4.0 Star Hotel
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    Reviewed yesterday

    I should have liked an option for stronger main lighting in room for my eyesight, but only that. Otherwise I was delighted with the accomodation (Room 4) Bathroom - bright, modern, with small bath, which I greatly prefer being less mobile and not enjoying the...More

    Thank stephenghc
    Reviewed 4 days ago

    We were a party of some 20 guests, most of whom stayed overnight at the Inn. We were made very welcome and looked after throughout very well. Our room was next to the (outdoor) pool - alleged to be available but, being December, there were...More

    Thank Don I
    Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

    I have been for Sunday lunch at the Poachers Inn several times over the past few years and this time was the most disappointing. The restaurant was almost empty, and although nicely decorated, it lacks atmosphere. It would have been nice to have real log...More

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    Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

    Trying to write this review in the bar (where there is apparently Wi-Fi and having enough problems with that)... don't even think about trying to get online in your room even if you have specified you are on a business trip. Room was dry and...More

    Thank A TripAdvisor Member
    Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

    Really passed its sell buy date Mould in bathroom and rust Marks on headboard, grease or suchlike Whole place needs refurb Last meal had was over priced bland and awful No one seems to care as other reviews say same New place called Gaggle of...More

    Thank Roseanne1
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    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Free Internet
    • Free Parking
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Breakfast included
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    • Free Parking
    • Breakfast included
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    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
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    • USD 63 - USD 131 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 21
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    • Piddletrenthide
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    • The Poachers Hotel Dorchester
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    "Ground floor rooms are motel-style with direct and convenient access to rear car park and best for a dog..."
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    "Single storey rooms by the pool have no one 'upstairs'"
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