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12 reviews
4 hotel reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Clean & friendly. Ample parking room spacious and well appointed. Breakfast good and plentiful. Staff very friendly and efficient. Would recommend to friends and family and will return for another stay. Great value.

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Thank John E
London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

What a lovely stay - the rooms were very clean and just like the web photo's. Very comfortable beds and plenty of storage space. The meal on Sunday night was delicious and the breakfast excellent. Very friendly welcome . It was a shame we were only booked for one night - I've recommended The Black Dog to family and friends... More 

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Reviewed 25 October 2016

We were staying nearby and felt that some of the local restaurants were taking advantage of their southern location with their prices. The Black Dog aims to be more competitive, a good menu with traditional "inn" food, freshly prepared, served by cheerful waitresses. Dog friendly locals and visitors in the bar, nice warm atmosphere in the room. Great value, would... More 

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Thank Michael S
Buckinghamshire, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
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Reviewed 21 October 2016

Visited in October with the intention of meeting friends there for dinner all of us live in the East so are not local. Dinner was very good,hot and plentiful and the waitress was polite and efficient. Met the landlord as well who was equally pleasant. It was so good we revisited for dinner the next evening and it was just... More 

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Thank crusty582016
Lyme Regis, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
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Reviewed 16 October 2016

Great place for families and children in particular, outside a great play area. The food is nice, homemade and tasty. The selection is a little dated but varied. The service was quite slow in terms of receiving food after ordering. 2 baguettes and a kids meal took far too long in our opinion, but maybe it was busy somewhere else... More 

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Thank dellydado
Bristol, United Kingdom
2 reviews
Reviewed 30 September 2016

Staff very friendly and welcoming, bedroom very clean bed very comfortable, I only had a little breakfast but staff asked me a few times if there was anything else I needed, very good value for money will definitely stay again.

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Thank mandydavies20
Dorchester, United Kingdom
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33 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

We visited the Black Dog for Sunday lunch. Nice big place with lots of outside seating and a lovely play area for kids. The inside decor was a bit bland but everywhere including the Ladies was bright and clean. I had the roast pork and it was a delicious plate of home cooked food. Other half had scampi and chips... More 

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Thank IntrepidExplorer27
Crowborough, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

Stayed one night with two rooms. Good bedding and kindly staff. Super breakfast and accommodating landlady with our small children. Only negative slight smoke smell in bedroom. If you are looking for peaceful setting this is not for you as on main road. Goodish value and no deposit required only card held in advance.

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Thank Angela J
Northamptonshire
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Reviewed 3 September 2016 via mobile

A really welcoming village pub with good quality food, friendly service and exceptional value for money. The sandwiches at lunch time are substantial, served on excellent bread with a nice salad and crisp accompaniment. A great place to stop just outside Dorchester.

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Thank Stevew07
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Reviewed 3 September 2016 via mobile

There is a really nice beer garden and an excellent play frame for the kids to play on, it has been really well designed and you can keep an eye on them very easily. The food was disappointing, my lasagne was swimming in grease and no one in our group really enjoyed their meal.

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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Nestled in a peaceful Dorset village yet just minutes from Dorchester town centre, this 19th Century pub offers stylish accommodation, free Wi-Fi and excellent home cooked pub food which is served 7 days a week. The Black Dog Inn has been fully refurbished in 2014, but retains the feel and charm of a traditional village inn and surrounded by open countryside and spectacular views. Bright, airy, stylishly decorated and finished to a high standard, the comfortable guest rooms offer a perfectly peaceful retreat in which to relax and unwind. Rooms are equipped with a range of modern conveniences to further enhance your stay, including free Wi-Fi, flat screen TV's, heated towel rails and tea/coffee making facilities. The spacious dining area is the ideal setting in which to enjoy the hearty fare on offer at the inn. With "pub grub" favourites served daily, meals are prepared using the finest ingredients from local suppliers. Featuring wooden-beamed ceilings, the bar serves a range of Real Ales from local breweries alongside wines, spirits and soft drinks, while the large beer garden and children's play area are perfect for those sunny Dorset days. This is a very lively public house that hosts live entertainment most weekends Please note that a lively pub is located in the hotel and guests may experience noise from the bar during opening hours Rooms can be accessed via the internal stairs as well, whenever the pub is open - from 11:00 until 23:00. Please note that access to the accommodation is via a single-storey staircase and may not be suitable for those with mobility difficulties. Please note the following restaurant opening hours: Monday to Sunday: 12:00 to 14:30 and 18:00 to 21:00 Please note that The Black Dog is closed between 14:30 and 17:00 from Monday until Saturday. Guests will not be able to check-in during this time, unless arranged in advance. Please note that early check-in is possible from 13:00 to 14:30. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Black Dog Inn

Address: 50 Main Street, Broadmayne DT2 8ES, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Dorset > Broadmayne
Price Range: £66 - £113 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 6
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