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Limestone Hotel

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05/06/2017 06/06/2017
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Newcastle-under-Lyme, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 April 2017

This hotel and restaurant is the best in Lulworth, in fact I would go as far as to say the best we have visited in Dorset! The hotel is extremely comfortable with excellent facilities. The rooms each have their own theme, with en suite facilities, comfortable beds and beautiful views. The restaurant is excellent. There is a great choice of...

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Landrake, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 April 2017

We stayed here for four nights over Easter. The staff were really friendly and helpful before we got there and during our stay. Our room (The Lookout) had a fantastic view and a very comfortable bed. It was a smaller room than we are used to (which we were warned about) and there wasn't a lot of space for our...

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Woodstock, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 April 2017

We stayed at the Limestone Hotel for two nights over Easter. From the pleasant greeting on arrival everything was perfect. The hotel is in a good location being about a ten minute walk from Lulworth Cove. It is set up from the road and has a view over West Lulworth village. There are plenty of walks around. We stayed in...

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Thank Rob T
London
Reviewed 14 April 2017

The Limestone Hotel not only a fabulous place to stay, it's also a convenient base for exploring the Dorset coast. Lyme Regis and Abbottsbury, Weymouth and Dorchester, Wimborne Minster and Swanage, Cerne Abbas and Sherborne are all easy day trips. Both Lulworth Cove and Durdle Door are within easy walking distance. The hotel itself was a fantastic find - lovely,...

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Thank Stegoman
Great Bookham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 April 2017

The Limestone was recommended by a friend as being an unpretentious but comfortable,small hotel with a good restaurant. It is just that. Rather a difficult,small car park and a steep but short climb to the hotel. There is a small but well stocked bar and avery nice dining room. The menu is varied with a vegetarian option, but every night...

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Thank Jack B
Taunton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Spotlessly clean, lovely cotton bed linen and wonderful staff. Everyone so friendly and helpful from the cheerful cleaning lady and the charming young waiter to the welcoming reception staff. Breakfast was excellent although we ate out locally in th evenings as the menu whilst I'm sure is very good it is a little too fancy for our liking. Hotel whilst...

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Thank Carolyn W
Sutton Coldfield, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 April 2017

We stayed here last week for a couple of nights while I was on a photography course in Castle Corfe. The hotel was excellent. We were in the 'Seaside Suite" which is a large well-appointed room with a large bay window letting in lots of light. Breakfast was lovely, and we ate in the restaurant both evenings and enjoyed varied...

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EJW2901, Owner at Limestone Hotel, responded to this review

Dear reviewer, Thank you for your 5 star review of Limestone Hotel & Restaurant. I am delighted you enjoyed your recent stay and do hope we have the pleasure to welcome you back for another well deserved break. Kind regards, Edward J Wilkes

Cambridge, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 April 2017

We stayed here in the Writers Room for 4 nights to celebrate our wedding anniversary, the room was lovely, clean and tidy with a comfortable bed. The view from the window across the valley to the church and the hills was beautiful, we never tired looking at it. The staff were very friendly and welcoming and nothing was too much...

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EJW2901, Owner at Limestone Hotel, responded to this review

Dear reviewer, Thank you for your excellent review and for choosing to celebrate your wedding anniversary at Limestone Hotel & Restaurant. I am very pleased to read you enjoyed your stay and in particular chose to dine with us 3 out of 4 nights. I find it extremely beneficial for our chefs to obtain feedback first hand as well as...

Wiltshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 April 2017 via mobile

Seriously, this place is amazing. The room was clean, tidy, beautifully decorated and well laid out. The food, OMG, was to die for. The chef also came out and spoke to us all when he had finished which was a very nice touch. The staff were truly amazing and extremely friendly. They also do picnics as well, which is ideal...

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EJW2901, Owner at Limestone Hotel, responded to this review

Dear reviewer, Thank you for your fantastic 5 star review and kind words! I am delighted you enjoyed your recent stay and the team looked after you well. I have shared your review with the rest of the team at our weekly meeting. The team at Limestone work extremely hard to ensure our guests are well looked after - your...

dorset, england
Reviewed 1 April 2017 via mobile

My daughter took me here for Mother's Day lunch. We were late arriving due to traffic but were welcomed and seated in a cosy dining room with spectacular views. The three course meal was delicious and Chef came out at the end of our meal to ask if we had enjoyed our meal - the food was faultless and all...

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EJW2901, Owner at Limestone Hotel, responded to this review

Dear reviewer, Thank you for your excellent review of Limestone Hotel & Restaurant. I am very pleased to read your review and to hear you had a memorable mothers day lunch at Limestone. This was the first year we hosted a mothers day lunch and after its success and positive feedback we have decided to go ahead with fathers day...

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  • Free Parking
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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Nestled in the Dorset hills, this stylish country house is situated in an area of outstanding natural beauty on the Jurassic coastline.Limestone at Lulworth is a uniquely designed, characteristic hotel. The combination of traditional furnishings tastefully enhanced with a modern influence, creates an authentic English, country house feel with a touch of luxury. Combined with the relaxed, homely atmosphere makes this the perfect place for a well-deserved break.Just a short walk away from Lulworth cove and a brisk hike over the hill to Durdle door, listed by “Visit Britain” as one of the top 10 natural wonders of the UK, Limestone hotel is a perfect base to explore this quintessential part of England. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Limestone Hotel

Address: Main Road | Lulworth Cove, West Lulworth BH20 5RL, England (Formerly Gatton House)
Region: United Kingdom > England > Dorset > West Lulworth
Price Range: €116 - €191 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 10
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Gatton House Hotel West Lulworth
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“If you have two cars, take the smaller one as the car park is quite tight.”
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