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The Poachers Inn

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Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

Visited with family had roast beef which I found expensive beef was tough the roasties were hard and pale Yorkshires were standard shop brought the best bit was the veg for many would have been over done but for me it was perfect

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Newbury
Reviewed 1 week ago

Staying during the night on Easter Saturday, I was a little limited with accommodation choices but chose the Poacher's Inn after reading fair reviews. The hotel is not quite as I had expected on the website: it is in a beautiful, small village with the entrance right on the road. "Pub" feel definitely takes precedence over "hotel" feel. You check...

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Short break in this super privately owned inn. First class personal service, great restaurant , lovely room. Brilliant location not far from Dorchester. Made to feel welcome from the moment we arrived. Well appointed spacious room.

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Thank Lizzie W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Fabulous setting - picture postcard village. Great service and lovely room, self contained along a balcony. Nice food - freshly cooked breakfast. Would be 5 star if wifi extended to accommodation (but maybe this is a good thing?!)

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Thank Sue M
hants england
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We arrived at the poachers to a warm welcome. Lovely rooms. The staff particularly,Katy were so friendly and welcoming,nothing was too much trouble. The food was outstanding,beautifully presented and fabulous taste. The only issues we had were a small soft bed,but to be fair that's personal choice and the shower was small,but were worth overlooking for a fab experience.

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Thank flossie00
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We met up with family as it was an ideal place for us all to get there, seeing we come from Kent and our nephews come from Devon and Cornwall. It is a very nice hotel lovely atmosphere, the area is of outstanding beauty, the staff were great and couldn't do enough for you and the food was enjoyable. Not...

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Thank Lynne P
Essex
Reviewed 20 March 2017

This lovely village in Dorset houses "The Poachers Inn" a 21 roomed hotel and restaurant. From check in till departure we were welcomed and felt comfortable in our surroundings. The executive style rooms were clean and spacious with all the little extras that made it comfortable. The bar area is clean and reasonably priced. We ate in the restaurant one...

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Thank EssexDavidos
Isle of Wight, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 March 2017

It appears that there are usually three real Ales (just two when I visited), the Olde Trip was great. Meals can be taken either in a large area off the bar, or in a dining room which is separate. The Meals were served in a timely manner, my wife & I had different plates, both of which we considered well...

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Thank David R
Bristol, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 March 2017

We had a wonderful weekend stay at The Poachers Inn. The accommodation was clean and comfortable with all requirements catered for. We enjoyed lovely cooked breakfasts with plenty of choice. We also dined in the evening because the food was so good. The staff work very hard and are friendly and welcoming. I would recommend this place to anyone for...

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Thank Jane T
Reviewed 6 March 2017

Really clean and comfortable,, staff friendly, stayed here twice already and would go back again. Recommended , intend staying in summer months as the outside is stunning with table and benches and an outside swimming pool

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Internet
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
Internet
  • Free Internet
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included

Additional Information about The Poachers Inn

Address: Piddletrenthide, Dorchester DT2 7QX, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Dorset > Dorchester > Piddletrenthide
Price Range: $97 - $149 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Poachers Inn 4*
Number of rooms: 21
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“Ask for a room that is on an upper floor due to creaky floorboards”
rachael_e, 19 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Opt for the executive suites worth the few pounds extra”
EssexDavidos, 20 Mar 2017 | Read review
“It appears as though there are facilities for most, if not all 'Groups' of guests.”
L9884CWdavidr, 8 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Some rooms overlook the swimming pool”
436janet, 6 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Look at the double bed and the base first when you get the room before you agree with the room”
peterwillemse1953, 25 Jan 2017 | Read review
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