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Yalbury Cottage

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sandown, isle of wight
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Yalbury Cottage was as charming and homely as it's chocolate box exterior promised. My room was clean, warm and very comfortable. There were even homemade biscuits. The owner, Ariane, and her team were exceptionally friendly and helpful. It seems to have lots of returning guests and is also somewhere that friends and families stay together, and then dine in the...

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Weymouth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 February 2017

Went for dinner with friends on a Sunday night in January had been before two or three times in 2006. Everything just surpassed expectations, Food was divine form starter to main to desert difficult to pick out one as I enjoyed everything. , Service was delivered professionally and with a smile making us feel as if we were very welcome....

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Thank Dorset60
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 February 2017

My wife and I had been trying for sometime to get into this much rated hotel and we expected a great deal. The reviews we had read on Tripadvisor were in the vast majority extremely glowing in their praise. The food was sublime and I cannot fault any aspect of the eating experience. Two evening meals and breakfasts were well...

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Thank Historyman2
Dorchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 30 January 2017

Excellent food, accommodation, and hospitality. The owners went the extra mile to provide breakfast very early on the Sunday morning. Very quiet location. Highly recommended for leisure and business meetings.

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Thank jo t
Redhill, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 January 2017

A small group of old friends enjoyed a superb dinner at Yalbury Cottage, staying the night. From the moment we were greeted by hostess Ariane, every detail was just what we hoped for. Pre-dinner drinks and canapes set the mood and the three courses were all excellent, using many local products. The bedrooms were lovely; ours on the ground floor...

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Thank Aranjuez1947
Weymouth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 December 2016

We'd eaten here before and having been very impressed decided to stay a couple of nights, its not far from where we live but the room was large and the bed comfy. Our two dogs enjoyed their stay too. As always the food was superb, both evenings' dinners were beautifully balanced- a great deal of work into the food and...

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Thank DoodleAdventures
Mawnan Smith, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 December 2016

We spent three amazing nights at Yalbury Cottage. I cannot find the smallest thing to describe as anything other than wonderful. The location is pretty and quiet, but very convenient for Dorchester and major road links. The Cottage is charming, with a delightful lounge and dining room, and our bedroom was spacious and comfortable, with a super en-suite. Little touches,...

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Thank Sue S
Worcester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 December 2016

This little gem was recommended to me and having read many positive reviews we had no hesitation in booking a night away and we were not disappointed. We had a lovely clean and comfortable room with great views over open fields. Home made biscuits in the room was a very nice touch. Having explored the surrounding area including Dorchester we...

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Thank MikeC1955
Poole, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 November 2016

Stayed here with friends for a birthday treat. The food was excellent. Comfortable rooms. Slightly cramped lounge, could do with a makeover, struggled with a small table for breakfast, but overall a very pleasant stay.

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Thank Sandra190727
england
Reviewed 24 November 2016

Good room with comfortable bed and very good bathroom facilities. However, on a very wet Monday unable to use lounge in the afternoon due a cookery demo.Over priced cans of lager £4.75 per can. Not an easy place to find and the road leading there not the best to drive along in the dark.

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
  • Breakfast included
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Breakfast included
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Yalbury Cottage is a wonderful Dorset country house hotel, near Dorchester. Offering cozy accommodation and award winning cuisine, serving only the very best local produce available. Set in the heart of Thomas Hardy's Dorset and just a short walk from the cottage where he was born and grew up. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Yalbury Cottage

Address: Lower Bockhampton, Dorchester DT2 8PZ, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Dorset > Dorchester
Price Range: €82 - €137 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 8
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Yalbury Cottage Hotel Dorchester
Yalbury Cottage Dorchester, England - Dorset
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“Test run room 2 before unpacking.”
 of 5 bubbles Historyman2, 14 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Very quiet location”
 of 5 bubbles jot628, 30 Jan 2017 | Read review
“All rooms were as good as each other”
 of 5 bubbles SteveEeles, 7 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Lower Bockhampton is a short taxi ride from the centre of Dorchester town.”
 of 5 bubbles old_poundbury, 28 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Room near restaurant needed for baby monitor to work due to thick walls”
 of 5 bubbles Chrisinpoole, 12 Jun 2016 | Read review
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