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The Museum Inn

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Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

Arrived for a short weekend break and upon arrival we were greeted by a friendly member of staff. Our room was very nicely decorated and well presented. We enjoyed an excellent meal in the comfortable restaurant area in the evening. Each course was well prepared and the quality of food excellent. Every staff member was helpful and pleasant during our...

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Thank Colin F
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 October 2016

This was our second visit and it did not disappoint. We chose a superior room which was spacious and beautifully decorated with a large bathroom. Our only reservation was the lack of storage space, there was ample room for a chest of drawers and luggage rack, but they were not provided. Dinner was excellent made extra special by very attentive...

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Thank Nicole V
Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

Fantastic pub with excellent food and customer service. This wasn't your average country pub and was recommended by some friends. This was a lovely location and had an excellent selection of locally produced food.....and gins!!

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Thank Benchilds
Poole, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

We have visited The Museum before and our recent visit was still as wonderful. The service was fantastic and our waitress was so knowledgable, she explained the menu to us and showed us what was Gluten Free, she was excellant . A credit to the Museum. Our meal was lovely, service was excellant, we cannot fault this wonderful place ....

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Thank Krystina A
U.K.
Reviewed 13 October 2016

Very attractive pub set in a pretty village in beautiful countryside. Had reserved a table in the conservatory but decided to sit outside – however too cold so came back to the bar, although our reserved table had gone we were seated in another part of the pub without any fuss. Good main menu – we were only there for...

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Thank Strictly-5-Star
East Anglia
Reviewed 29 September 2016

A rather quirky hotel set in the middle of a quintessential English village. (Think 1960s Land Rovers as the vehicle of choice). There is still the remnants of the local stocks near the bar door. It is unusual these days to see a pub which seems to be thriving with the custom of the locals. Beers from the local Sixpenny...

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Thank ChooksonTour
Bristol, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 September 2016

Excellent base from which to explore some of Dorset. The Museum Inn is set in a charming little hamlet. The inn itself is lovely. We had a room in 'the stables'. Although quite compact, it is furnished on trend with a ver comfortable bed, tea and coffee making facilities that would put some 4 star establishments to shame and excellent...

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2Thank Yasmin D
London
Reviewed 10 September 2016 via mobile

We stayed in the "Generals Room" which is the main building. Lovely large room with four poster bed and a small balcony with a table & chairs. Nice terrace to the rear of the building where you get the last of the afternoon sun. There is also a cottage to the rear of the Inn which can be hired entirely,...

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Thank LondonAuntieJ
North Yorks
Reviewed 5 September 2016

Always enjoy our short breaks at the Museum. Can recommend the luxury rooms which are a good size and well furnished. We dined in the restaurant three evenings. Restaurant excellent but would like to have seen more fresh fish on the menu. Was very surprised that a dog was allowed to join its owners at the table next to us...

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Thank pandja
Reviewed 31 August 2016

It was ok... nothing to really write home about. Sunday lunch was a little bit disappointing as the roasties ( what Sunday lunch is all about!) were pretty poor. did mention it but they weren't interested in our ' observation' despite plenty of other tables leaving their spuds too.

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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Museum Inn is a superb 17th Century country inn situated in the delightful village of Farnham, Dorset, on the glorious Cranborne Chase, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and a renowned countryside pursuit's destination. The pub has eight beautifully appointed double en-suite rooms, four in the pub itself and a further four in the old Stables. If you want to add an extra luxurious touch to your stay, choose our General's room which comes complete with floor-to-ceiling French windows, darkwood antique furnishings and a stunning four poster bed. Each of our bedrooms come with luxury Feather and Black bedding, flat screen digital television, direct dial telephone, Wi-Fi internet access, and tea & coffee making facilities with homemade biscuits. Our 2 Rosettes restaurant serves seasonal British food and you can expect that every plate on the Museum Inn menu is as fresh as it can be and is expertly crafted with a passion for the local countryside. With low ceilings, flag stone floors and a roaring log fire, the Museum bar has a cosy, traditional feel with a relaxing ambience that ensures a steady stream of local clientele. It offers a wide selection of imported drafts and local beers as well as an extensive wine list. Salisbury and its cathedral are only a 30 minute drive away whilst the beautiful hillside town of Shaftesbury is only 20 minutes. The Museum Inn also sits 2 miles away of the historic Rushmore Park, an area of lawn and open woodland home to the Rushmore Golf Club. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Museum Inn

Address: High Street, Farnham DT11 8DE, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Dorset > Farnham
Price Range: €102 - €161 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Museum Inn 4*
Number of rooms: 8
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“Choose a superior room-we had "The Catch".”
 of 5 bubbles NicoleV614, 29 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Beware of rooms over the bar”
 of 5 bubbles ChooksonTour, 29 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Luxury rooms are larger but all rooms good”
 of 5 bubbles pandja, 5 Sep 2016 | Read review
“The General's Room is superb”
 of 5 bubbles 193keithf, 25 Aug 2016 | Read review
“We stayed in the converted stable rooms . really nice rooms and seperate from the pub.”
 of 5 bubbles kev_xjr, 23 Aug 2016 | Read review
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