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Essex, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We spent one night at The Fleece Inn on our way to Scotland. It was excellent. Comfy and welcoming. The rooms are the best I have stayed in. Comfortable beds and superb linen. Great shower in bathroom. Everything in the room including hot drinks for you to make if you wish. The food was also excellent and very well presented.... More 

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Thank Joy L
Nuneaton, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Needed an overnight stop close to M6 travelling North and found this place - delightful . Very welcoming , refurbished room with super new bathroom , great food and drinks including great real ales . Not much else in Dolphinholme but this place is well worth seeking out - they do a wonderful breakfast too !

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Thank BigRoyston
Blackburn, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Friendly staff, good food at sensible prices, real country pub ambience, log fires, good selection of beers. the building itself is a gem. The lunch menu is excellent value for money, two courses for £10, don't think this means lower quality or typical pub chain food, we've been a few times and it's proper food!

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Thank yrots10
Sale, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a lovely welcoming inn with a friendly atmosphere. The staff are so friendly and helpful and the food is worth every penny. The bar may not have the regular beers on tap but they are replaced by guest beers of equal standard The only drawback is that the fleece is 'out in the sticks' but your walk there... More 

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Thank 94primrose
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Log fires, friendly staff and excellent food at a reasonable price, everything you would want from a country pub. We've been twice and will be going back, probably one of the few country pubs that will survive as they offer good food at a reasonable price.

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Thank michael m
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A real gem. We travel a lot with our business so my husband and I are always looking for places to stay that aren't 'chain' hotels as we like places with character and good food. When you stay somewhere like The Fleece you know the staff will look after you because they genuinely care. Roaring fire, wonderful food, delicious coffee... More 

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Thank Lorraine M
Lincoln, United Kingdom
2 reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Returned from a days shooting and asked barman which real ale he recommends. He replied no idea mate I don't like real ale I drink lager. Would of been nice of he could of offered his input. Otherwise a friendly dog welcoming pub

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed for one night, nice but bit disappointing. On check in the room was very cold, both radiators turned off !! Not a very nice welcome on a cold day ! Lovely room but spoilt by that, and noise from below which i assume is the kitchen, sounded like a washing machine on full spin and the floor actually vibrated... More 

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Plockton, United Kingdom
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34 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We ate in the bar which had a good choice of well prepared dishes. Unlike some places where the menu descriptions are long and the dishes sometimes a let-down, here some are even more interesting than described. This is definitely preferable. I particularly enjoyed the duck rilettes with mini toffee apples starter, and my partner's main of chicken wrapped in... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stopped here for lunch - a little late for lunchtime but nevertheless there were no problems. We had the standard two course lunch, main course and dessert. For mains we had fish and chips and gammon and chips. Everything was freshly prepared and very good quality. Service was prompt and friendly. As we were at the end of the... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Wheelchair access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Fleece inn is located just by the Forest of Bowland, area of outstanding natural beauty, yet just a couple of miles from the J34 M6 and a just a few minutes from Lancaster University and within easy reach of Lancaster, and the Lake District. The Fleece Inn dates back to the early eighteenth century as an inn for travellers. Full of original period features such as old oak beams and fireplaces etc. Comfortable beds, residents lounge with TV, music and internet access. Famous for award winning food drink and service. The Fleece Inn Dolphinholme serves food of the highest standard, prepared with the finest local ingredients and expertise - the menu always features many specials on the board. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Fleece Inn

Address: Fleece Inn Anyon Lane | Lancaster, Dolphinholme, Lancaster LA2 9AQ, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Lancashire > Lancaster > Dolphinholme
Price Range: £88 - £134 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 9
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“Look online. You can go through all of the rooms”
 of 5 bubbles 879joyl, 29 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Cant say as have never stayed there only been for meals”
 of 5 bubbles Alsacer, 30 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Super king size room was fabulous - about £25 more than the standard - which was still lovely but with a more normal sized bed.”
 of 5 bubbles DenisioC, 29 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Not applicable”
 of 5 bubbles margaretb956, 25 Aug 2016 | Read review
“We didn't stay so can't comment on rooms, but if its anything like the dinning experience younwont be disappointed.”
 of 5 bubbles FloatingBoater, 23 Jun 2016 | Read review
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