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Weymouth, United Kingdom
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57 reviews
27 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

A good example of a pub in a tourist area,,,,,no need to bother as there will always be a steady supply of customers. The place obviously hasn't been touched for 40 years judging by the signs and decor. No where decent to sit, scruffy staff (albeit polite) and an expensive menu. We won't be back. Oh and what's with the... More 

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Brentwood, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stopped by for an evening drink after a few years away and the first thing that I noticed in the main bar was the overwhelming smell of old cabbage, manky dog whiff and chip fat. I can't begin to list all the things sadly dire about this inn! Sad, very tired, poor and shabby (and not in the 'chic' sense!)... More 

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65 reviews
18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Despite saying our visit to this Inn was average overall we enjoyed our stay here. The atmosphere was fantastic. A real old fashioned country pub. The bar areas were cosy and inviting even though the carpet was a little dated and worn. But it was a bit like wearing a lovely old pair of favourite slippers. It's main theme is... More 

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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164 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Would visit purely for the cider festival. Soo many to choose from so would require multiple trips - never fun one person never being able to drink. Food was great. Such a character to the building. Really cosy and warm :)

Thank tink10000
Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Another lovely night at the Castle. Warm welcome to humans and dogs alike. Good food, very accommodating chef and team and a comfy bed for all guests. Great breakfast set us up for the day ahead, next time I will pre-order the smoked haddock and poached eggs, it looked lovely.

Thank Elizabeth P
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10 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Chose The Castle Inn mainly as we had our dog with us, and was a lovely location. First impressions, very dark and cramped bar and dining area, but expected with such an old thatched building. Staff very friendly and welcoming , food adequate , a good selection to choose from and a very relaxed feel, and our dog treated like... More 

Thank zacamoll
Bristol, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Warm welcome by friendly staff. Nice large bedroom. Piping hot water for a lovely bath. Dog welcome in all areas. Very impressive range of ciders. Delicious food from a good menu. Heavenly waffles for breakfast or other options available.Doggy breakfast too! Two small criticisms; although there was plenty of room in the lounge, it was necessary to read the blackboard... More 

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Weymouth, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

Arrived mid morning and couldn't get coffee. A wait of around 15 mins just to get two glasses of coke. Well it was flat. Service was rubbish and to be honest it wasn't a pleasant pub. Dark dingy unclean and scruffy staff. Chose not to eat. Won't return.

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Reading, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 October 2016

We stopped for lunch on the way to Lulworth Cove and Durdle Door. After sampling a cider recommended by the landlord followed by a HUGE jacket potato stuffed full of tuna we would have quite happily stayed for the rest of the afternoon! The staff were friendly and knowledgeable and the pub is absolutely gorgeous. The car park is on... More 

Thank Debbie H
Harlington, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

What an amazing place! If you are a dog lover or a cider lover or even a food lover this is the place to go! A very homely welcoming pub with fantastic staff. There are two sides to the pub and both are equally lovely. Expect to be stepping over dogs on your way but this isn't a bad thing.... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Additional Information about The Castle Inn

Address: Main Road, West Lulworth BH20 5RN, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Dorset > West Lulworth
Price Range: €38 - €98 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 12
Also Known As:
The Castle Hotel West Lulworth
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“Try a room in the main 'old' public house for thicker walls. Ask about bathroom access if you are less mobile.”
 of 5 bubbles , 17 Oct 2016 | Read review
“We only stopped to eat and drink”
 of 5 bubbles jeffreybose, 17 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Room at front was a bit noisy with people leaving the pub after 10pm.”
 of 5 bubbles Charliehornet, 3 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Look for an alternative place to stay”
 of 5 bubbles peterm651, 13 Jul 2016 | Read review
“no wifi in room 16”
 of 5 bubbles 853robinb, 10 Jul 2016 | Read review
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