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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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    121 - 125 of 132 reviews

    Reviewed 28 February 2016

    We have been in for a drink, before, very warm and friendly. Just visited with a party of eight for dinner in I the private dining room, (the snug) which can sit up to fourteen, had a fabulous evening. Food, service, excellent. Couldn't fault it....More

    Thank Elizabeth T
    Response from George P, Owner at The Bankes Arms HotelResponded 21 March 2016

    Thank you for your feedback and we are happy that you enjoyed the private dining experinece of our snug/den. We look forward to welcoming you back for more fine dining or casual food in the bar area.

    Reviewed 21 February 2016 via mobile

    Me and my partner eat here on Valentine's weekend (Saturday evening). We thought the food was good but the service was even better. It was quite a quiet but that is what we liked about it. The waiter that served us was very friendly and...More

    Thank EMILY R
    Response from George P, Owner at The Bankes Arms HotelResponded 21 March 2016

    We are happy that the team here helped make your romantic evening more enjoyable. As a family run establishent we always want the customers to feel at home and comfortable. We look forward to welcoming you back in the future.

    Reviewed 17 February 2016

    Though I can't rate the food this time (it did look impressive however), my review title is purely based on the fact that one could previously lounge in a comfy chair by the fire, enjoying a bottle or two of wine: it had a great...More

    1  Thank Duncan C
    Response from George P, Owner at The Bankes Arms HotelResponded 21 March 2016

    Thank you for your review. We have only recently reopened and are still learning and adapting to the customers wants and needs. If you do decide to come back please make yourself known to one of the owners and we can show you the snug/den...More

    Reviewed 6 February 2016

    Booked restaurant for evening meal. Knew that the hotel had changed hands so was interested to see what it was like. We were not disappointed. Service was very good, waitress friendly. The proprietor even took the time to speak to us even though it was...More

    Thank Sue A
    Response from George P, Owner at The Bankes Arms HotelResponded 21 March 2016

    Thank you for your review and we are happy that the team here managed to make your evening enjoyable. We will be keeping the old favourites on the menu as well as updating the menu with seasonal changes as well as new creations driven by...More

    Reviewed 24 January 2016 via mobile

    Just popped in for drinks and to see the changes that have been made since new management taken over. What a difference completely different atmosphere well done, will be back. Didn't try the restaurant but menu looked good and wine prices not over the top....More

    4  Thank Tinty2
    Response from George P, Owner at The Bankes Arms HotelResponded 21 March 2016

    Thank you for taking the time to post a review and we are glad that you enjoyed the transformation of the premises. We are continuing to make changes and hope that you come back again soon to see the further changes that are being made.

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    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$53 - US$113 (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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