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Reviewed 18 December 2015

WE needed a place for a night way from London on our way to the West. Almost randomly we iced on the Museum In.. When we lived in Oxfordshire we and our children loved The Pitt Rivers museum in Oxford. Farnham in Dorset is where it started with the slightly mad archaeologist and ethnographer Augustus Pitt Rivers. had the family... More 

Thank Woollybear
Dorset, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 November 2015

The Pork roast at £15.50 was very good but the apple sauce was missing from our dish! What disappointed most was the price of a large glass of mediocre Shiraz (Are you Game) at £10! Definitely not worth the money! They also presume that you wish to pay a service charge of 10% and automatically add it to the bill.... More 

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Bedford, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 October 2015

We have just returned from this superb hotel. We stayed in a stable room, beautifully furnished with muted "farrow and ball" like paint colours,clean and plenty of hot water. The rooms arn't massive but cosy and warm and relaxing. The staff are soooo great, always cheerful and smiling and we had a slight hiccup with our room when we 1st... More 

Thank Rubiaxxx
Ascot, United Kingdom
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125 reviews
24 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 October 2015

Stayed over here as a group of 8 following a recommendation. The service from the time we arrived until we departed the next day was excellent. Jemma looked after our party at dinner, nothing was too much trouble, the food excellent especially the mussels and the Venison carpaccio. Rooms well presented and comfortable. A place I would highly recommend.

Thank Gary4407
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 October 2015 via mobile

Upon arrival staff couldn't be more helpful. Shown to our room straight away. We stayed in a stable room. Although smallish, it was very cosy and perfect big enough for a short stay. Very clean and comfy bed with dark curtains to block sun out. Breakfast also delicious. It was busy due to wedding size buy staff did everything they... More 

Thank 87pink
Bucks Cross, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 September 2015 via mobile

Stayed here for a weekend in September. Great local beer and a wonderful evening meal. The steak was great and my girlfriend had the pumpkin pasta dish. Very friendly staff and smart modern comfortable rooms. The bed was extremely comfortable and the bathroom was lovely. Would definitely stay again.!

Thank ANDY2104
Jersey, United Kingdom
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18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 September 2015 via mobile

I stayed here with my wife and three children. It is a lovely little place. Nicely decorated and beautifully situated. The rooms were great. The food in the restaurant was good but whilst every member of staff was polite, friendly and helpful, the whole thing just came across as a little chaotic. Not to the point of having a huge... More 

Thank Shane H
Surrey, United Kingdom
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20 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 September 2015

We visited this inn and can only say that it was an absolute 100% yes to everything. We should have been married on the day we arrived but sadly we had to postpone due to a NHS emergency four days before the wedding. We didn't want to be around on the Saturday so decided to go on the day we... More 

Thank Pmstudios
London, England, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 26 September 2015

Cosy, quiet and great service. Excellent views. I stayed in the general's suite with a fourposter bed and an ample bath. There were plenty of staff and they were helpful at all times. highly recommended

Thank Shaun969
Lichfield, United Kingdom
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134 reviews
26 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 September 2015 via mobile

A really nice relaxing place to stay very attentive and friendly staff, good restaurant and good range of beer and wine. Rooms are well equipped very comfortable , good breakfast. All in all a great place, in a lovely village, nice country pub atmosphere.

Thank Garry M

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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 

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Address: High Street, Farnham DT11 8DE, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Dorset > Farnham
Price Range: €102 - €156 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Museum Inn 4*
Number of rooms: 8
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“Luxury rooms are larger but all rooms good”
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“The General's Room is superb”
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“We stayed in the converted stable rooms . really nice rooms and seperate from the pub.”
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