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The Grove Arms

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The Grove Arms is a delightful part thatched country inn and is located in the beautiful village of Ludwell, between Shaftesbury and the historic city of Salisbury. The original part of the building dates back to the 16th century and is grade II listed. Many of the original features are retained in the cosy snug bar including mullion windows, carved cornices and flagstone floors. the premises have been licensed since the 17th century. There is an enclosed patio garden and courtyard area which is perfect to enjoy the summer sun as well as ample space inside too. There are also six en-suite letting rooms available all of which are 4* AA approved. There is free WIFI throughout the building.
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Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Hotel
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Bournebouth Intl Airport20 mi
Eastleigh Airport34 mi
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All reviews the pub dog friendly pub eton mess grove arms steak night melt in the mouth camp bed lamb shank specials board friendly locals sunday lunch priced food generous portions family meal dietary requirements real ale scotch egg
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We arrived quite late on a Sunday wanting a light lunch. We were warmly welcomed and found a choice of 2 tables. The pub was busy but we were quickly looked after and orders taken. We had soups, fish and chips and sandwiches. The portions...More

Date of stay: November 2018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were on the way back home, from visiting Poole Beach with one very soggy doggy. We kinda pass Ludwell way and decided to book a table as we knew they were doggy friendly. They are SOOOO doggy friendly its unreal. From the moment you...More

Date of stay: November 2018
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Response from Experiences22, Owner at The Grove ArmsResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Scott, Thank you for your feedback, I am SOOOOO grateful!!! It is so nice to see that our welcome is appreciated, I hate it personally when you enter a pub and everyone looks at the floor or there is an awkward silence and then...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very clean comfortable rooms tastefully decorated. Good pub food at a reasonable price with good service. Dogs allowed in rooms and in pub/restaurant area. Safe off-lead walks for dogs on footpath directly opposite pub entrance. Would definitely return if in the area again.More

Date of stay: November 2018
Thank Sue20012001
Response from Experiences22, Owner at The Grove ArmsResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Sue, Thank you for your feedback it is much appreciated that you noted how clean we are even though we welcome dogs throughout! We are perfectly located for dogs and it is so nice they have freedom on the doorstep nothing worse than walking...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Amazing breakfasts, kind and welcoming hosts and very accommodating to our furry friend. Couldn't have asked for a better stay! Particularly enjoyed the sea bass special they had on as a main and the local Dorset beer in the pub itself. Nice days out nearby...More

Date of stay: November 2018
Thank alicep514
Response from Experiences22, Owner at The Grove ArmsResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Alice, Thank you for your review much appreciated! The team love to see the furry ones joining us and it is so nice to see that you felt they were welcomed just as much as you are! So many places say hello but there...More

Reviewed 8 November 2018

Having seen the tv programme 'Hotel Inspector' which featured this pub and living approximately 30 minutes away, my partner and I together with our three surviving 90ish year old parents have visited this pub approximately four times now. We have returned because of the friendly...More

Date of stay: November 2018
Thank BrianLHall
Response from Experiences22, Owner at The Grove ArmsResponded 5 weeks ago

Hi Brian, Thank you for your review reflecting your experience within our building this week. It is extremely frustrating to us when customers make flippant comments such as we have no regard for disabled customers.....anyone that knows my family knows that having a disabled individual...More

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"Avoid the front, noisy"
12 Oct 2018
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"Choose room at back of hotel as it will be quieter"
3 Mar 2018
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"room 5 was really good quiet but you could see your car was safe on car park !!!!!"
8 Oct 2017
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"Choose Room 3"
23 Sep 2017
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US$88 - US$151 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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