Dorset Inns & Pub Accommodation Guide

recommended B&B inns and pubs with rooms in Dorset


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a chic, boutique-style hotel - with a great "beach vibe" - featuring individually designed rooms, bistro dining and a vibrant cocktail lounge

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a period country house, in a picturesque, tranquil location, with original decor in the public rooms and offering charming, comy guest rooms

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a fine Georgian hotel, set close to famous Gold Hill, retaining character features, combined with more contemporary styling and comforts

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17th-century inn, retains flagstone floors, roaring fires and cosy alcoves, set in a picture-postcard village surrounded by Cranborne Chase scenery

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a beautifully restored 18th century Georgian hotel featuring many period features including a grand staircase, fireplaces and wood panelling

La Fleur de Lys

Shaftesbury

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family-run accommodation with comfortable, well-appointed rooms, traditionally decorated, and a restaurant serving award winning cuisine

Lord Bute

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boutique accommodation set in the former grounds of Highcliffe Castle offering stylish rooms, award-winning dining and good hospitality

Lulworth Cove Inn

Lulworth Cove

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character, 400-year-old inn set moments from the scenic cove, it features cosy rooms with a maritime theme and serves a fresh, seasonal menu

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traditional, thatched inn set in a quiet hamlet, with luxury, well-appointed rooms and a menu that showcases the flavours of Dorset

The New Inn

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an attractive 16th century former coaching inn with fabulous rooms and food, and its pretty village location make a perfect holiday combination

Crown Hotel

Blandford Forum

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beautifully restored Georgian coaching inn, said to be Dorset's oldest inn, featuring stylish rooms and a large patio overloking water meadows

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Grade II listed Georgian townhouse featuring cosy rooms, modern and traditional styles, a cellar bar and a tranquil, walled garden

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atmospheric, 16th-century coaching inn, featured in Thomas Hardy's Tess of the d’Urbervilles, with cosy, well-appointed rooms and a skittle alley

The Kings Arms

Charlton Horethorne

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enjoy boutique luxury amidst the Dorset countryside at this elegant inn, the comfortable guest rooms are individually designed and furnished

Yalbury Cottage

Lower Bockhampton

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350-year-old cottage with fireplaces and beamed ceilings retained in the restaurant where French cuisine, made of local produce, is served

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a popular restaurant with a wide menu is a bonus for guests who stay in rooms set around a courtyard, at this inn in the heart of Dorset

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clifftop hotel with stylish decor - classic British Edwardian meets Cape Cod - set above Hive Beach affording views along the Jurassic Coast

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a chic, boutique style hotel with smart, comfortable rooms boasting period details and providing an ideal start to explore the local area

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a magnificent inn built in 2016 in grand 19th century style, in the heart of the Duchy of Cornwall's Poundbury, has both character and comfort

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this elegant hotel, set overlooking the castle ruins, blends original character with modern luxury and a relaxed and welcoming ambience

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