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Wirral, England
Reviewed 18 November 2016

Stayed here with a group of friends. The staff were very pleasant and accommodating. We had a family room of the top floor which was very interesting with its slightly uneven floors that made you feel you were walking downwards to bed. It was a noverlty but not a surprise as the building is very old but well maintained. We...

Thank PamelaWirral_England
Reviewed 15 November 2016

Great place to stay. Rooms simple but bed comfortable. Tea/coffee available in room. Separate fan if too cold. Short walking distance from shops. Staff very friendly and polite. Ample car parking at side of Lodge. Would definitely recommend to anyone traveling to the town and will hopefully visit there again.

Thank Phillip M
Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

Booked in for one night via work...they are trying to make it a nice place ..couldn't be more helpful to me ..rooms are adequate and clean ..not a complaint from me..just needs more people to use it and the business invest to make it more modern in some areas... place in a nice area...happy to stay again

1Thank peter s
Reviewed 9 October 2016

Birthday Party. Saturday October 8th.30 people all had a hot meal Beef, Chicken or Salmon, fresh veg. everything was excellent Sweets ; Eaton Mess ,Fudge Cake,or Ice creams. Very good service, all staff excellent .Hotel very very clean Many Thanks.

Thank CheshireJap1952
Whitchurch, United Kingdom
Reviewed 25 August 2016

Jason and staff were really helpful and nothing was to much trouble, the three course meal was really tasty and the staff worked hard to get the meals out. the evening buffet was really good lot of choice and it just kept coming. breakfast next morning for all of us was just brilliant loads of choice. thank you

Thank lynnpin2009
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 June 2016

Stayed 3 nights while walking Llangollen canal. It is fairly small and quite basic, but comfortable, clean and breakfast very good. It has a large free car park, is within 10 mins walk from rail station and there is a bus stop at the front door, but the centre is 5 minute walk. Would certainly consider 'Doddy' again and could...

1Thank Iain M
dodingtonlodge, Manager at The Dodington Lodge, responded to this review

Hi Iain Thank you for your kind review we are glad you had a pleasant stay with us at 'The Doddy' and more importantly enjoyed your walk's along the Llangollen canal, which we have to confess that we sometimes take for granted being on our door step! We hope that we will see you again soon.

Cirencester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 June 2016

Hotel was fine for a night but we suffered as it was very hot and a bit airless and had to sleep under a sheet. Apart from that the room had all that we would have expected although it was a little bit tired which could be applied to the hotel in general. The staff were extremely friendly and helpful....

Thank TimMcC08
dodingtonlodge, Manager at The Dodington Lodge, responded to this review

Hi Tim, Thank you for your kind review; we do provide fans in each room to try increase the air circulation, but for an old listed building it is very well insulated which does make it warm when the sun makes a rare appearance. Not sure which room you stayed in, but in the last 6/8 weeks, one room has...

Lymington, United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 June 2016 via mobile

We stayed at The Dodington Lodge for one night midweek, when we came to Whitchurch for a golf event. When we arrived to check in, there was no-one at Reception, so we looked in the bar and found a very helpful, friendly young man who sorted everything out. Over the next few hours, we saw rather a lot of him;...

Thank Phil_Appleby
dodingtonlodge, Manager at The Dodington Lodge, responded to this review

Hi Phil, Thank you for your lovely review, can I just say that I hope it was the floor that was creaky and not the bed; the bed's in room's 8 & 10 (the ones that can sleep 3) we had new in December last year so they should not be creaky. But the floors on the top floor are...

Ayr, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 May 2016

Our group stayed overnight on our charity cycle challenge. Accommodation was good and the young Manager very helpful. Food was average, but nothing special. It was a place to stay which was on our route rather than a place we'd chosen from reviews.

Thank oldtoasty
dodingtonlodge, Manager at The Dodington Lodge, responded to this review

Glad to hear you had a pleasant stay and we hope your charity cycle ride went well, we do have lots of guests who do this and we are full of admiration for all your efforts, not sure I would want to drive the route. We are glad you found our team member helpful.

Reviewed 22 February 2016

Stayed for one night. Hotel is in a good location close to the centre of town with loads of good friendly pubs. Room was warm, clean and comfortable. Staff are very friendly and breakfast was excellent. Hotel décor is a little dated but this adds to the character. Overall can't fault anything.

1Thank Brookos
dodingtonlodge, Manager at The Dodington Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind review and we are glad you had a pleasant both with us at the Dodington Lodge and in Whitchurch itself

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
  • Banquet Room
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Dodington Lodge is a friendly family run small hotel located on the outskirts of the market town of Whitchurch. The Hotel was originally built as a private residence and such is not a purpose built hotel. We have 10 very different shaped rooms; some are small like our compact double room 6, while others are extremely large like our deluxe room 1. Given the age of the building and its listed status many of the walls and ceilings and in some rooms the floors are a little uneven. All rooms are en-suite and include Refreshment facilities and Free view TV as standard, with free Wi-Fi available in the Public Areas and most bedrooms.The hotel is ideally placed for exploring the Shropshire, Cheshire and Staffordshire countryside. Manchester Airport is our nearest at 1 Hour away. The Roman towns of Chester and Shrewsbury (Wroxoter) are only a day’s march away (or about 30 minutes drive). If you like walking The Sandstone Trail begins (or ends) in the Whitchurch Jubilee Park, which is located a few minutes’ walk away from the hotel. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Dodington Lodge

Address: Dodington, Whitchurch SY13 1EN, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Shropshire > Whitchurch
Price Range: $120 - $149 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Dodington Lodge 3*
Number of rooms: 10
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“Probably worth the extra for deluxe room.”
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“Dont get room 8 as this is the one with dreadful toilet flushing noise!”
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“Top floor as floor boards can creak etc.”
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