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The Grove Arms

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11/06/2017 12/06/2017
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Adelaide, Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago

Used a Booking Site to find something near Shaftesbury (Dorset) and this little gem popped up. Small (like most old English country pubs with accommodation) but cosy, efficient and well run with good, attentive staff.

Thank MartynBush
Oxford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Down for a wedding. Double room with sloping ceiling in places due to eaves. Decorated nicely and looked fresh and clean. But bathroom had a strange sink tap design where the water comes out horizontally and soaks you, unless down to a trickle. Two used hairbrushes full with hair in drawers! Morning traffic noise just audible from bedroom - but...

Thank Simon S
Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

My wife and I visited the Grove Arms on entering we were greeted warmly and welcomely. The staff and especially Heather,Jodi were attentive and the food was tasty well presented hot and great value for money. An absolute quintessential English country village pub. A must visit village pub so put this charming destination on your bucket list. I know we...

Thank Anthony B
Hastings, United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

My brother and I happened upon The Grove Arms while whizzing around Wiltshire in a caterham on a glorious sunny day. It's so often a gamble to just stop somewhere for lunch and try it out but, in the case of The Grove Arms, the gamble well and truly paid off. The warm, friendly staff provided one of the best...

Thank Hope S
Reviewed 31 March 2017

We did not stay here - we dined here. Went for a quiet meal with a group of new friends. We are not talking 'posh nosh' but it was good well priced food. My steak was excellent. BUT we ordered deserts - with raspberry coulis - they came without it. They had run out. Now why not tell us before...

Thank tomcb_traveller
Lymington, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 March 2017

We stayed 2 nights with our 3 dogs. On arrival mine host Nina welcomed us and made a fuss of our dogs - always a good start. The room was clean and nicely decorated but on the front and was quite noisy at night. We had dinner there both nights which was pub grub but nicely done with lots of...

Thank Localityenthusiast
Somerset, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 March 2017

Three of us stopped today for a late Sunday lunch. We were immediately made to feel welcome and showed to a comfortable table in a nicely decorated room with lovely artwork to admire. Great menu selection as well as Sunday Roasts and specials, and smaller portions for smaller appetites which suited me just fine as I hate wasting good food...

Thank 860ruthw
Fordingbridge, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 March 2017 via mobile

We recently went for a birthday lunch for my wife's birthday the main meals were very plentiful and very nice. We then ordered 2 coffees and 2 desserts which took 90 minutes to arrive. They knew there was a delay as we were told they were just coming 3 or 4 times. The whole experience left us a bit flat...

Thank Chris J
Shedfield, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 February 2017

Fantastic food great company and our dog was welcomed too so lunch was a really enjoyable and affordable experience. The Grove is a culinary revelation with restaurant quality food in a relaxed and comfortable environment. Will be back.

Thank catheriner0berts
Winchester, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 8 February 2017

The Grove Arms was a very interesting building, thatched and had lots of history. Our room was clean and comfortable. The price was very reasonable. The food was excellent and the staff was very friendly and helpful

Thank Margaret K
Experiences22, Owner at The Grove Arms, responded to this review

Hi Margaret, Thank you for your feedback on your stay with us it is very much appreciated. I am so pleased you enjoyed your stay with us, which gave you the perfect opportunity to explore the local area! I would love to see you both visit again and hope to see you soon. Kind regards Nina

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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Breakfast included
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Grove Arms is a delightful part thatched country inn and is located in the beautiful village of Ludwell, between Shaftesbury and the historic city of Salisbury. The original part of the building dates back to the 16th century and is grade II listed. Many of the original features are retained in the cosy snug bar including mullion windows, carved cornices and flagstone floors. the premises have been licensed since the 17th century. There is an enclosed patio garden and courtyard area which is perfect to enjoy the summer sun as well as ample space inside too. There are also six en-suite letting rooms available all of which are 4* AA approved. There is free WIFI throughout the building. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Grove Arms

Address: Ludwell SP7 9ND, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Wiltshire > Ludwell
Price Range: €95 - €161 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Grove Arms 4*
Number of rooms: 6
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The Grove Arms Hotel Ludwel
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“Rooms at the rear (if there are any) would be away from the A30 road and therefore quieter”
MartynBush, 16 May 2017 | Read review
“Shop around if your budget is restricted.”
756simons, 27 Apr 2017 | Read review
“can't because we didn't stay!!!!”
tomcb_traveller, 31 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Back of building will be quieter”
Localityenthusiast, 14 Mar 2017 | Read review
“I was on the top floor which were very nice, not sure what the others are like”
1_Tilly, 22 Oct 2016 | Read review
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