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Yalbury Cottage

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Dorchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 February 2015

Yalbury Cottage proved to be an outstanding venue for our gathering. The food was absolutely superb and the service excellent. Those who stayed overnight were impressed by the quality, cleanliness, and comfort of the of the rooms, and the equally superb breakfast the following morning. Yalbury Cottage provided brilliant support for our gathering - we could not have hoped for...

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Manchester
Reviewed 6 January 2015

I stayed here twice last year, the first time was faultless so I asked for my company to book me in again when I was in the area for business. Unfortunately the second time wasn't as good as the first. The room was infested with flies although as soon as I notified the management this was resolved, although I went...

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Spaxton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 December 2014

I and my wife spent only one night at this small warm intimate place. We cannot wait to return. Our home in in a small country village so this was an ideal home from home. The staff at this place are as staff used to be many years ago. Oh what a pleasure to be treated as an individual person...

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Southampton, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 25 November 2014

Fabulous weekend at Yalbury for my Dad's 70th, comfortable clean rooms, attentive flexible service and amazing food. A few of us there with other guests on the Friday and then we took over the whole place for the Saturday night, great service the whole time. Went because my parents have had numerous great meals there over the last few years....

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Reigate
Reviewed 17 November 2014

We were not due to arrive until midnight so no dinner, but we phoned ahead on the way down from London and asked for some cheese & wine which was willing accommodated and in our room upon arrival. We received a warm welcome and the room was very clean and a good size. Hotel was easy to find and would...

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Reviewed 2 November 2014

Two nights staying in this lovely retreat, only a short drive from Dorchester, proved to be a great tonic. The food that chef/owner Jamie Jones produces really is a triumph, but without the superb management and hosting of his wife, Ariane, and the support of the well trained and courteous staff this "restaurant with rooms" would not have been awarded...

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Guildford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 October 2014

We ate here a couple of years ago and this time we stayed as well. The food is without any doubt excellent and the owners defiantly deserve their very high rating. The service provided is all you would ever hope for. The concern relates to the lounge area and accommodation which is beginning to look just a little tired.

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YalburyCottage, Owner at Yalbury Cottage, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to post a review on Trip Advisor. We have noted your opinion relating to our lounge and rooms looking a little bit tired and we are sorry to let you down in this regard. . We share your feelings and are right now planning for some work to be done in our bathrooms in...

Bridport, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 October 2014

We have just had our Wedding Reception at Yalbury Cottage. We booked all eight rooms and twenty of us enjoyed the evening meal(as a wedding supper) Everything was amazing, the food was out of this world, the staff couldn't do enough to make our day extra special. The rooms were excellent with everything you could want in them, and the...

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England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 October 2014

I have reviewed this hotel before but felt the need to Congratulate to the Yalbury Cottage for winning the best Small Hotel in the Daily Mail today (4th Oct 2014), it is so well deserved. From the moment you arrive at the hotel you feel at home, its so friendly and well cared for, the food is exquisite, dinner and...

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Hamburg, Germany
Reviewed 24 September 2014

Right across the road from Thomas Hardy´s cottage, Ariane and Jamie run this quaint cottage. Be aware when you are tall, you might bump your head! Both Ariane and Jamie have been in the hostelry business for a while it seems, she as the manager, he as the gourmet.(=cook) Both have been living abroad for this purpose. They seem a...

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Amenities

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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • 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
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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: €99 - €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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“Have only eaten there not stayed”
StephenB263, 23 May 2017 | Read review
“Room 2 on lower level and views across the fields.”
Classic1531, 16 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Test run room 2 before unpacking.”
Historyman2, 14 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Very quiet location”
jot628, 30 Jan 2017 | Read review
“All rooms were as good as each other”
SteveEeles, 7 Oct 2016 | Read review
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