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The Bankes Arms Hotel

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great location, just a pity the food was poor. Sweet potato falafels were cold and soggy and the pitta breads burnt. Definitely not worth the price and wouldn’t bother again. Could have been so much better.More

Thank mmsmjd16
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. I am not aware of any complaint that was made on the day and if it had it would have been dealt with promptly. We are disappointed that you did not have a...More

Reviewed 16 May 2018 via mobile

Had a lovely time staying with friends for the weekend in the newly opened bankes arms hotel. The rooms were lovely and the bed was extremely comfortable! The staff were extremely attentive and the whole place had a really nice ambience. Would definitely stay again.

1  Thank Harriet M
Response from George P, Owner at The Bankes Arms HotelResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to review your visit. It was, as always, lovely to see you down here. I am gald that you enjoyed your visit and hope to see you all back down here again soon. Kindest regards, George

Reviewed 10 May 2018

Just back from the bank holiday stay at The Bankes Arms Hotel and felt I needed to write a review straight away. Lovely hotel and bedrooms have just been renovated to a high standard. Lovely, comfortable and clean. Food was very good and varied plus...More

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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. Thank you for a great review. It was lovely to have you both here for your anniversary and all the staff enjoyed making your visit special. We are lucky to live and work...More

Reviewed 7 May 2018 via mobile

Good English Breakfast in traditional hotel bar & restaurant. Very warm and friendly staff. Cool old vibe. Bit of a musty smell but sort of goes with the building and vibe. Beautiful building in stunning castle village. Recommend.More

1  Thank John F
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. Our early morning opening is new and has already gained a good reputation as the way to start your day. We will look into the musty smell but that all adds to the...More

Reviewed 1 May 2018 via mobile

Thank you It made a perfect place for a gathering for friends. The room is out standing (Purbeck) The food is also out standing The breakfast is incredible and the staff great Parking ample and easy to get to Out of 11 of us there...More

2  Thank Balls1664
Response from George P, Owner at The Bankes Arms HotelResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to write your review. It was a pleasure to host your re-union and we are all glad that you had such a great weekend. All of your comments will be passed onto the team who make it all work....More

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9 January 2017|
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Not sure the rooms are open, but it is a dog friendly bar and restaurant.
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"For a large Party book in advance and if you can pre order with a list of who has what as this will help both..."
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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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