Shaftesbury Hotels Guide

recommended hotels and other accommodation in or near Shaftesbury


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

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

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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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a former 17th-century monastery, set in attractive grounds on the town's outskirts, making a most comfortable base to explore Dorset from

The Fontmell

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set over a babbling brook, it flows between the eclectically furnished bar and the library-themed restaurant, a comfy inn with stylish guest rooms

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luxurious rooms, wonderful hospitality and a home-produced breakfast feast are offered at this tastefully restored Dorset farm house

Hare Lodge B&B

Tuckingmill

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featuring light, airy rooms that come beautifully presented, one even has its own private balcony, it is in a quiet spot on the village's edge

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you can sleep comfortably in the refurbished modern rooms, and dine well, at this 17th century inn in the Dorset/Wiltshire border countryside

Church Farm

East Stour

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high review scores for this this farmhouse B&B in a beautiful setting, especially for the spacious, comfortable rooms and warm welcome

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located in a small country village, this exceptionally well-presented B&B offers peace and quiet making it an ideal 'get-away-from-it-all' stay

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awake refreshed after a sleep in the calm and inviting rooms of this handsome stone house, and enjoy breakfast in the farmhouse kitchen

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a cosy 17th century cottage in beautiful rural surroundings, has pretty rooms and accommodating hosts who provide a hearty cooked breakfast

Fontmell Magna B&B

Fontmell Magna

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a charming bed and breakfast located just off the A350 with easy access to walking and cycling

Holbrook B&B

Shaftesbury

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situated just outside the centre, this guesthouse offers comfortable rooms and evening meals

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stay in an historic inn and enjoy dining on fresh local produce in the restaurant

The Old Forge

Compton Abbas

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a fascinating guesthouse decorated with quirky ornaments and offering an AGA cooked breakfast

Three Ivy Cross

Shaftesbury

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with smart and stylish accommodation, this is a good base for touring the area