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    The Castle Inn

    Main Road, West Lulworth BH20 5RN, England
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    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
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    Overview
    • Excellent25%
    • Very good30%
    • Average15%
    • Poor16%
    • Terrible14%
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    “sausage” (102 reviews)
    “dog owners” (22 reviews)
    “love dogs” (12 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Non-Smoking Rooms
    Restaurant
    Bar/Lounge
    Pets Allowed
    Pool
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    1 - 5 of 516 reviews

    Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

    Spent one week in a cottage 5 minutes walk from here. Graham and staff made us very welcome and I am glad we were here before the 3 month closure for refurbishment. I prefer to drink in a pub like this rather than the other...More

    Thank Bill C
    Response from Graham I, General Manager at The Castle InnResponded yesterday

    Hi Bill, the whole team would like to thank you for your kind comments. I can assure you that even though we are planning a full refurbishment in January, it is very important to us that we retain the "cosy, welcoming inn" feeling that you...More

    Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

    Food, Beer, Wine and hospitality get 10 out 10. But the place need a good clean and the rooms are very expensive for what they are. Tired and in need of a make over. Location is great but Hotel Rooms need a big sort out...More

    Thank hollychrisandsteve
    Response from Graham I, General Manager at The Castle InnResponded 4 days ago

    Dear hollychrisandsteve, I am sorry that you were disappointed with the standard of accommodation during your recent visit to us. We are due to close at the beginning of January for a period of extensive refurbishment and plan to re-open at the end of March....More

    Reviewed 5 days ago

    We stayed here for 1 night with our 2 dogs. We knew before we booked that they had only just changed hands, now a Butcombe pub. Previous reviews under the old management were not good but we decided to give it a go. This is...More

    Thank 293gill
    Response from Graham I, General Manager at The Castle InnResponded 4 days ago

    Dear Jill, thank you so much for your very kind comments and for taking the time to provide us with your valuable feedback. I am so sorry that the room was a disappointment to you and I will do everything I can to remedy the...More

    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    We've been eating and drinking here for almost a decade and whilst the pub needed a face-lift, the atmosphere, food and guest ales were always a reason to go back, time after time. We visited yesterday as a family of four for eats and drinks,...More

    1  Thank Stephen296074
    Response from Graham I, General Manager at The Castle InnResponded 1 week ago

    Dear Stephen, thank you for providing us with your feedback. As you are aware, Butcombe Brewery have only very recently taken ownership of the Castle. We are in the process of implementing some subtle changes which we hope will enhance our offering to our guests....More

    Reviewed 1 week ago

    For those who have previously visited the Castle Inn and expect to see the usual varied array of real ciders - beware, you will be disappointed. The new owners, Butcombe Brewery are not replacing any of the boxed real ciders when they are empty. Additionally...More

    1  Thank The_Real_Raider999
    Response from Graham I, General Manager at The Castle InnResponded 1 week ago

    Dear Real Raider999 Thank you for providing us with your feedback, all feedback is gratefully received and shared with the team. Having only very recently taken ownership of the Castle we are still in the very early stages of developing our offer to our guests...More

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    • Free Parking
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    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Breakfast included
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    • US$63 - US$129 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 12
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    • West Lulworth
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    Nicola B
    5 September 2017|
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    Response from owain12 | Reviewed this property |
    I was told it was sold, let's hope the new owners spend some much needed money on the place. It was very bad & in need of total refurbish & modernization. Can't even begin to describe how bad the place had become.
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    Nicola B
    22 July 2017|
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    Response from Pete M | Reviewed this property |
    No. I don,t think so.
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    Nalehw
    3 March 2015|
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    Response from Sharon324 | Reviewed this property |
    I'd re-do the review for the right Inn & post a note up on the wrong one.
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    "avoid room 16"
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    "Choose a room in another establishment."
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    "Rooms tend to be dark because of the location (in a valley) so ask when booking"
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    "I stayed in room 15 ground floor very quaint"
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