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    The Bankes Arms Hotel

    23 East Street | Corfe Castle, Corfe Castle BH20 5ED, England
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    Traveller (18)
    Dining (3)
    Hotel & Grounds (20)
    Overview
    • Excellent43%
    • Very good34%
    • Average6%
    • Poor9%
    • Terrible8%
    Travellers talk about
    “the pub” (13 reviews)
    “avocado salad” (3 reviews)
    “scotch egg” (3 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Non-Smoking Hotel
    Restaurant
    Airport Transportation
    Room Service
    Suites
    Bar/Lounge
    Multilingual Staff
    Meeting Rooms
    Dry Cleaning
    2.0 Star Hotel
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    1 - 5 of 132 reviews

    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    Popped in for early dinner before the winter lights at the castle. 1st time eating here food was beautiful, shepherds pie & lasagne, bar staff, and waiting staff friendly, food came promptly, nice portion size, a bit more expensive than other pubs, but quality of...More

    Thank shirlnstu r
    Response from George P, Owner at The Bankes Arms HotelResponded 1 week ago

    Thank you for taking the time to review your visit with us. We are delighted that you enjoyed your visit with us and were made to feel so welcome. We aim to give the same experience to every customer. We are always looking at our...More

    Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

    Had a lovely Christmas get together. Four out of five of us ordered avocado and chicken salad. Chicken was very sparse and apparently ran out of avocado. Salad was basically spinach leaves. However, proprietor took the price of two salads off our bill. Server should...More

    Thank MaureenN2
    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. Your comments will be taken on board as you rightly point out that the server should have made the situation clear when ordering. I will be sitting down with the kitchen and the...More

    Reviewed 3 November 2017 via mobile

    We had a trip out on the Swanage Railway on our recent stay in Swanage and spent an afternoon in Corfe Castle. At 1st we walked past the Bankes Arms thinking it was a little too high brow to accept our dog as a guest....More

    1  Thank Stephen F
    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 hope every guest gets the same treatment and experience when they walk in the door and are happy that you enjoyed it. We look forward to welcoming you back again soon. Kindest...More

    Reviewed 25 October 2017

    We came he 35 strong in number and George & the team looked after us very well indeed. As you would expect with 35 people there were a few hiccups but the team reacted as quick as possible and the issues were dealt with very...More

    1  Thank Frankthetank1978
    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 glad that we dealt with the few minor hiccups well and that the group had a great time. We were delighted to host you all on your annual stomp to the...More

    Reviewed 22 October 2017

    Our family recently stayed in a local NT cottage, 2 minutes from the Bankes Arms, so we were there several times! Each time the staff were lovely, from being welcomed as we came through the door, to the service we received. We ate there twice...More

    1  Thank Teddy1T
    Response from George P, Owner at The Bankes Arms HotelResponded 3 weeks ago

    Thank you for taking the time to write your review. We are delighted that you had such a good experience and we hope that every customer has the same experience. We look forward to welcoming you back soon. Kindest regards, George

    About
    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Room Service
    • Free Parking
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Room Service
    • Free Parking
    • Airport Transportation
    • Dry Cleaning
    • Meeting Rooms
    • Laundry Service
    • Banquet Room
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Room amenities
    • Minibar
    • Things to do
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$54 - US$114 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Suites ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 8
    • Location
    • United Kingdom >
    • England >
    • Dorset >
    • Isle of Purbeck >
    • Corfe Castle
    • Also Known As
    • Bankes Arms Hotel ,
    • Bankes Arms Corfe Castle ,
    • The Bankes Arms Hotel Corfe Castle, Isle Of Purbeck, Dorset
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    Traveller (18)
    Dining (3)
    Hotel & Grounds (20)
    Family and Play Areas (1)
    Business Centre & Event Rooms (1)
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    Kay H
    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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    "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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