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Bristol, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We stayed here in mid-December last year for a relaxing pre-Christmas break; the hotel looked fabulous outside festooned with hundreds of tasteful lights and I loved the hedges made to look like Christmas puddings. Our room in the main building was lovely with a spacious bathroom, large wardrobe and we had our own Christmas wreath on the door! Breakfast was...

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Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 1 week ago

I was invited for lunch at Summer Lodge Country House UK a Relais et Chateaux. I had the great pleasure to visit few R&C and I have always kept a fond memory of my visit. I expected the same pleasurable lunch. Well, it was not to be. When we arrived, as we were booked for lunch (a large party) I...

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London, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I’m surprised by the consistent level of reviews for the Summer Lodge and felt I should offer an alternative view? We had a lovely stay in June, but would not put this up there in the Top 50 Hotels in the world! We planned to stay for our wedding anniversary and always treat ourselves to something special. We checked in...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed two nights on a Secret Escapes deal, which included a superior room, breakfast and a set dinner. Amazing value for the standard of hotel. We decided against the set menu on both evenings because we wanted to try so many items on the A la crate and enjoyed the fantastic food so much on the first evening. The...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were staying in Evershot to celebrate my 30th and booked here for dinner. The hotel was very quiet, warm and suitably festive for the season. After drinks in the lounge we were taken to the table where there was a lovely birthday card and some special chocolates laid out for me with a rose! It was very sweet! The...

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Dorset, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I have just returned from a three night Christmas package at this lovely hotel. On our arrival on Christmas Eve the very pleasant Peter swiftly whisked our bags to our room. The outside of the hotel and grounds were well decorated in a festive manner. However we did feel that the decorations within the hotel were rather...

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Management response:

Dear Robert W, Thank you very much for taking the time to post your review. I am sorry you were disappointed with our internal festive decorations and the lunch provided on Christmas Day and I will be discussing your comments regarding lunch with our Executive Chef as well as reviewing arrangements for our Christmas decorations. I am delighted to know...

London
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Conde Nast readers rate it in the top half of the World's Top 50 Hotels. Nope. The position in the rolling West Dorset countryside is pleasant enough, but far from overwhelming. The bedrooms are comfortable enough, and the hotel snug and pleasantly rambling in a wild and wet early winter, but no more than that. The spa is small and...

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Dear ThamesLondon, Thank you so much for your very kind and constructive review. I fully appreciate your points and am happy to see you feel we offer value for money. The most recent Conde Nast accolade is one we are very proud of, as we believe it recognises the efforts of all the team. I am delighted to learn of...

Bath, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

stayed here with my older children and had a really lovely break. The spa was very relaxing and the hotel rooms were very well equipped. My favourite breakfast- banana split with fresh berries, yogurt and honey!

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Dear sam h, Thank you very much for posting your review. I am delighted you enjoyed your break, found our Spa relaxing and rooms well equipped. Thank you also for your high praise of breakfast. We hope to welcome you back to Summer Lodge soon. Sincerely, Severino Loi, Hotel Manager.

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This hotel cannot be faulted in any aspect. Every single member of staff was friendly, polite and super helpful. Peter guided us from reception to our delightful accommodation which was in a beautiful thatched cottage. He showed us how to control the log fire in the sitting room before revealing the stunning roll-top copper bath in the amazing bathroom. In...

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Dear Paula A Thank you for this superb review of Summer Lodge and for your high praise 'this hotel cannot be faulted in any aspect.' I have shared your kind comments with each member of the team. We are thrilled that we were able to play a part in making your birthday memorable. I am delighted that you are planning...

Albourne, West Sussex, UK
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed here for 2 nights for a birthday celebration. We loved the slightly rambling lay-out of the place. The staff could not have been more helpful and pleasant. As you'd expect there was a broad European selection, but a very French flavour in the dining room. The food was wonderful; special mention for the cheeseboard, nearly all cheeses local...

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Dear wsxtraveller, Thank you for taking the time to write a review. I am delighted you enjoyed all that Summer Lodge offers in particular the food and our award winning cheeseboard. Steven, our Executive Chef, sources much of our delicious produce from the local area. I do hope that you will be able to visit in the summer and we...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Food & drink at the hotel
Restaurant at Summer Lodge
Restaurant at Summer Lodge
Cuisines: French, European, British
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
  • Tennis Court
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Breakfast included
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Banquet Room

Additional Information about Summer Lodge

Address: 9 Fore Street, Evershot DT2 0JR, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Dorset > Evershot
Price Range: €231 - €405 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Summer Lodge 4*
Number of rooms: 24
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Summer Hotel Evershot
Summer Hotel Dorchester
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  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

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“Take a room in the main building that looks out over the garden, rather than the car park.”
 of 5 bubbles JJV60, 11 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Try rooms in the main house”
 of 5 bubbles 904margaretw, 2 Jan 2017 | Read review
“All slightly different but characterful. Some are not in the same building as the restaurant, bar or lounge.”
 of 5 bubbles wsxtraveller, 21 Dec 2016 | Read review
“rooms in the old part have the most character”
 of 5 bubbles Lindanaylor, 21 Nov 2016 | Read review
“We were in a standard room but I am sure there are higher upgraded rooms available”
 of 5 bubbles Alexia1953, 20 Nov 2016 | Read review
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