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The Greyhound Inn

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Certificate of Excellence
  • Excellent79%
  • Very good17%
  • Average2%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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“the pub”(40 reviews)
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What's included
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Pets Allowed
Wheelchair Access
Pool
Airport Transportation
Room Service
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3 Star Hotel
Awarded Trip Advisor Certificate of Excellence 2012 this is Dorset's Dining Pub of the Year twice in the past three years. Handsome 18th century coaching inn in one of England's prettiest villages, full of thatched cottages with a trout stream running through. Mentioned in Thomas...
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26 High Street | Sydling St Nicholas, Dorchester DT2 9PD, England
48.3 km to Bournebouth Intl Airport
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We stopped here for 2 nights en route to Sussex. It was so nice we came back again on the return trip. An almost perfect unspoilt village in Thomas Hardy country. The rooms are a bit quirky but very clean and have everything you need....More

Thank R0amingNick
Reviewed 2 June 2018

The setting is lovely. A chalk stream running through a quiet, unspoilt village. The pub has had a mixed history, and I had thought it was on a good phase. But lunch was a big disappointment, not nearly up to the standard of its local...More

Thank Kristin777374
Reviewed 1 June 2018 via mobile

Stopped for dinner here having not read any reviews it just looked nice. Waiter Jan was a delight, gin in hand in seconds, perfect. The menu wasn't vast but varied and took a long time for us to choose our main courses. The black pudding...More

Thank tracie f
Reviewed 26 May 2018 via mobile

Went to the saxon a short while ago and found this pub via one of their business cards. Glad we went. Stunning pub set in a beautiful village. Just moved to frampton from leceister. So we’ve found two gems. Same feel and decor. Same high...More

Thank summer328
Reviewed 26 May 2018 via mobile

An overnight stay prior to a full day at Poundbury. Very warm welcome and attentive service at every turn by everyone. Good room in which everything worked and an equally good evening meal. Breakfast likewise and all at a sensible price. The only downside was...More

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Awarded Trip Advisor Certificate of Excellence 2012 this is Dorset's Dining Pub of the Year twice in the past three years. Handsome 18th century coaching inn in one of England's prettiest villages, full of ...More thatched cottages with a trout stream running through. Mentioned in Thomas Hardy's novels and the setting for Hollywood films of his work.Six newly refurbished bedrooms, dvds, ipod docks, proper pillows and duvets, wellies for bad weather and an award winning restaurant just across the car park from our stable block rooms.Families positively welcomed and we'll make you something to eat no matter what time you arrive. Less
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Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Free Parking
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Hotel
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Wheelchair Access
Pool
Beachfront
Room Service
Spa
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
Hotel class
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
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Greyhaired_Nomad
12 August 2017|
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Response from Mel B | Reviewed this property |
Sorry not sure, probably Dorchester
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Chris D
25 August 2016|
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Response from Julie S | Reviewed this property |
Yes there was a family next to us who had their dog with them under the table!
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PreshawPete
23 October 2015|
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Response from Deandorchester | Reviewed this property |
Ground floor is accessible for wheelchairs and has a ramp on the front entrance. No wet rooms.
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"Upstairs may have limited headroom over the bath, and 'Rosco' downstairs is rather small."
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"Should expect all are good. WiFi iffy, but superb getaway!"
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"Don’t know as we only dined there."
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"If you would like a room with a bath you may need to request this as not all rooms have a bath."
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