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The Inn at Cranborne

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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely room in a lovely refurbished old village Inn, excellent dinner with our dog safely on her blanket under the table. Friendly attentive staff, especially caring toward the dog!Real English breakfast was a delight but better a lovely bowl of chopped sausage bacon and black pudding was served to our dog! Everything is sourced within 30 miles, so you get...

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Jane - The Inn ... C, Manager at The Inn at Cranborne, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review. We thrive on the fact that we are a dog friendly Inn. We are so glad that you and your canine enjoyed your stay.

Blandford Forum, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The pub is great, atmosphere décor all just right. The main problem we had was the service, we and others waited a long time for our meal. It might have been down to the party of 10 in the next room. When the food it arrived it was good. A word of apology about the delay would have helped. We...

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Jane - The Inn ... C, Manager at The Inn at Cranborne, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. I am very sorry to hear your service wasn't at the standard we usually run here at The Inn. It is refreshing to hear someone say they will return and not hold one slightly underwhelming experience against us. Many Thanks again, we look forward to seeing you very soon.

Langport, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our children had arranged a family dinner party at a country house restaurant in Cranborne called No 10 Castle Street. We googled places to stay and found The Inn at Cranborne and booked. The Inn was easy to find, had ample parking and we were given a very friendly and professional welcome. Our room was just right, 'boutique' contemporary and...

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Jane - The Inn ... C, Manager at The Inn at Cranborne, responded to this review

Thank you for your great review. Our breakfast is indeed cooked to order. We are glad to hear you enjoyed your time here. See you again soon!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped here for a pint on the way home from the bishopstrow hotel ( separate review ) with our dog, Rufus. It was so nice that one pint turned into two and we decided to stay over. The room was lovely, roll top bath in bathroom, and really good value. The evening meal was amazingly good, we both had a...

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Jane - The Inn ... C, Manager at The Inn at Cranborne, responded to this review

What a lovely review, we are so pleased to hear you and your four legged friend enjoyed your stay at The Inn.

Basingstoke, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 October 2016

Checked in here for one night with friends before golf the following morning. Check in on arrival was good as was the room. The largest disappointment of the event was the evening meal which in the end I was unable to eat. Having ordered a medium steak it arrived very rare I tried to start it but had to send...

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Jane - The Inn ... C, Manager at The Inn at Cranborne, responded to this review

I am very sorry to hear you had a disappointing experience at the Inn, I am however glad to hear your kind words in regards to the location, staff and atmosphere. We do hope this hasn't tainted your view of the Inn, we would love for you to have and enjoy the full Inn at Cranborne experience. Hopefully we will...

Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

I found the The Inn by accident. Fantastic country pub. I would classify it as a 'boutique' establishment. We had soup and beers. The pub serves Gastropub food. My wife and I were really impressed with the interior and very friendly welcome. We will return in the future with our family for a full 3 course meal. I can highly...

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Jane - The Inn ... C, Manager at The Inn at Cranborne, responded to this review

Well, what can I say, thank you for your kind words!

Poole, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 October 2016

Booked in for dinner, B&B. Rooms were great - tastefully decorated and food exceptional. They also allow for your dog to stay with you (not applicable to us) but all other guests took advantage of this.

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Jane - The Inn ... C, Owner at The Inn at Cranborne, responded to this review

Oh so many thanks for your feedback. Always appreciated.

Surrey, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 October 2016

I was travelling with my wife and dog for a week away and this seemed like a nice little place so we decided to stop over on our way down to Devon - and I am so pleased that we did. We've done 'dog-friendly' and 'boutique' before, and been massively disssapointed when the reality didn't live up to the advertising....

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Jane - The Inn ... C, Manager at The Inn at Cranborne, responded to this review

Thank you so much for such a wonderful review. I must say we thoroughly enjoyed your company also including your lovely pooch. We are so happy to hear you would like to return. We push hard to create a great atmosphere for all to enjoy with fantastic food and excellent service and reviews like yours make it all the worth...

Somerset, United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 October 2016

Had a weekend staying at this inn and the experience was fantastic from the moment we arrived. The hand-picked young staff were lovely and really obliging. They certainly helped to make the stay extra enjoyable. The bedroom was in great decorative order and had a very nice cosy feel to it. Downstairs in the restaurant and bar it was very...

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Jane - The Inn ... C, Owner at The Inn at Cranborne, responded to this review

Dear 123 Many, many thanks for such a detailed and great review. My team will be chuffed. Acknowledgement of their hard work in a tough industry motivates them enormously. We can't wait to see you again!!! Regards Jane

Salisbury, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 October 2016

My visit with a friend was enhanced by the fact that it was a gloriously sunny, warm day at the end of September. We sat in the garden and enjoyed an imaginative and very tasty Mediterranean Sharing Platter. We were extremely well looked after by the friendly staff and, although it was a very quiet lunchtime, I had the feeling...

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Jane - The Inn ... C, Owner at The Inn at Cranborne, responded to this review

Dear Andrew Many thanks for taking the time to review us and I am so glad you enjoyed your experience with us. The weather has been glorious and our outside area is great. Let me try and explain our pricing on the platter. We use local smoked Parma ham etc. from Fjordling Smoker, we make the pesto, we house dry...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Within this 17th Century building, Jane Gould has brought about her own vision of a traditional English Country Inn. Amongst the wood burning stoves, cosy corners and sharing tables you will find hearty interesting food, lovingly restored bedrooms featuring large beds with snuggly duvets and a choice of pillows and fabulous en-suite bathrooms with powerful showers, some roll-top baths and Bramley products.The daily changing menu is interesting but not overwhelming and there is always great range of well-kept Real Ales, including the Inn’s own Fleur Ale, brewed specially by Hall & Woodhouse.The Inn at Cranborne is fast becoming a focal point of the delightful village of Cranborne, set as it is in the heart of Cranborne Chase with its ample opportunities for fishing and shooting. It is a short drive to the New Forest, the beautiful Jurassic Coast and the sandy beaches of Bournemouth. Winborne, Salisbury, Shaftesbury and many gardens and historic places are within an easy drive. The area is also great for cycling and walking, with Jubilee trail right on our doorstep. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Inn at Cranborne

Address: 5 Wimborne Street, Cranborne BH21 5PP, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Dorset > Cranborne
Price Range: €114 - €164 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Inn at Cranborne 4*
Number of rooms: 8
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