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    The Bankes Arms Hotel

    23 East Street | Corfe Castle, Corfe Castle BH20 5ED, England
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      2 adults
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        0 children
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          Overview
          • Excellent36%
          • Very good41%
          • Average5%
          • Poor9%
          • Terrible9%
          Travellers talk about
          Free Wifi
          Free Parking
          Non-Smoking Hotel
          Restaurant
          Airport Transportation
          Room Service
          Suites
          Bar/Lounge
          Multilingual Staff
          Business Centre
          Dry Cleaning
          2.0 Star Hotel
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          919 reviews
          #1 of 2 hotels in Corfe Castle
           
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          1 - 5 of 106 reviews

          Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

          Firstly the staff were lovely and friendly. The drink selection was very good...I had a lovely strawberry Gin. The steam train can be seen clearly from the garden which was great to see. The menu selection looked very good and I decided on Fish &...More

          Thank Juanitahunt
          Response from George P, Owner at The Bankes Arms HotelResponded 2 weeks ago

          Thank you for taking the time to review your visit with us. We are happy that you enjoyed large aspects of your visit with us and are looking into your comments in relation to the beef and the pudding. All of the food is home...More

          Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

          Came in for a late lunch after going around the castle. They serve food and drinks all day. The staff were very friendly and seemed happy. The food was very good, especially the chips, I think they were coated in polenta or something similar. All...More

          Thank lauraflannel
          Response from George P, Owner at The Bankes Arms HotelResponded 2 weeks ago

          Thank you for taking the time to review your visit with us. We are delighted that you had such a positive experience and will pass all of your comments onto the staff who work so hard to ensure that everyone that comes here has the...More

          Reviewed 3 weeks ago

          The Bankes Arms Hotel is nicely refurbished and runs a good bar serving meals. Great location and not as crowded as the Greyhound so worth a visit. However, yesterday having taken my New Zealand visitors there for lunch we had a bit of a problem....More

          Thank Maire M
          Response from George P, Owner at The Bankes Arms HotelResponded 3 weeks ago

          Thank you for taking the time to review your visit with us. I am disappointed to note there was an issue with the serving of the food. We take food allergies very seriously. We will shortly be launching a menu for vegetarians and vegans only...More

          Reviewed 3 weeks ago

          Doing a recce with my husband to find a suitable place to take foreign visitors for a meal in Corfe. Rejected a few other places and settled on here because it looks like a 'typical English pub' and is clean, (loos too) and comfortable. We...More

          Thank Elcbee
          Response from George P, Owner at The Bankes Arms HotelResponded 3 weeks ago

          Thank you for taking the time to review your visit with us. We are delighted that you had such a positive experience and that you enjoyed the lovely décor, ambience and surroundings. We take great pride in our range of drinks both alcoholic and non...More

          Reviewed 14 May 2017

          Lovley location the food was very poor, a lot of people were moaning about the chips including us and my burger was not cooked properly, uncooked in the middle. Staff did not care when complained. Try the Greyhound Pub opposite, we went in for a...More

          Thank jonny214
          Response from George P, Owner at The Bankes Arms HotelResponded 4 weeks ago

          Thank you for taking the time to review your visit with us. I am somewhat perplexed as the majority of this review seems to be for a different premises which you have not written a review about, all a bit confusing. Your Burger is a...More

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          About
          Amenities
          • Top amenities
          • Bar/Lounge
          • Restaurant
          • Room Service
          • Free Parking
          • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
          • Hotel Amenities
          • Room Service
          • Free Parking
          • Airport Transportation
          • Dry Cleaning
          • Meeting Rooms
          • Business Centre with Internet Access
          • Laundry Service
          • Banquet Room
          • Multilingual Staff
          • Room amenities
          • Minibar
          • Things to do
          • Bar/Lounge
          • Restaurant
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          • Price range
          • US$51 - US$108 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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          • Family Rooms
          • Number of rooms
          • 8
          • Location
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          • Dorset >
          • Isle of Purbeck >
          • Corfe Castle
          • Also Known As
          • Bankes Arms Hotel ,
          • Bankes Arms Corfe Castle
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          Traveller (13)
          Dining (3)
          Hotel & Grounds (15)
          Family and Play Areas (1)
          Business Centre & Event Rooms (1)
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          Questions & AnswersAsk a question
          Kay H
          We are two couples visiting with one dog and I would like to know if the dog would be allowed in the bedroom please? Thanks Kay
          9 January 2017|
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          Response from Tinty2 | Reviewed this property |
          Not sure the rooms are open, but it is a dog friendly bar and restaurant.
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          "As far as I know the rooms are not ready yet, we went into the Restaurant"
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          "Cant advise on the rooms as we only had a meal"
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          "Did not use the rooms only the pub for lunch."
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          "If you go into the beer garden for a drink, take your camera you can pictures of the trains pulling in and..."
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