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The Priory Hotel

Traveller (236)
Room & Suite (102)
Dining (41)
Certificate of Excellence


Certificate of Excellence
Property amenities
Free parking
Room service
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Meeting rooms
Non-smoking hotel
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Room features
Non-smoking rooms
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Full view
71Somewhat walkable
Grade: 71 out of 100
28Restaurantswithin 0.3 miles
9Attractionswithin 0.3 miles
100Room tips
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We spend a lot of time in hotels for business and looked for something luxurious, intimate but without being stuffy, for our 40th Anniversary. This was perfect and we hope to return every year! The food and wine was exceptional and it was a lovely change to not have a
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We went as a family group for my Mum's birthday treat. The setting is beautiful and the decor beautiful. Nothing is too much trouble for the staff and they are extremely attentive. The scones were delicious with plenty of cream and jam and a choice of beautiful little cakes and
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A last minute escape to a hotel I had long wanted to stay. The setting by the river and the grounds of the hotel are exquisite and beautifully tended. Beacause our booking was very late only a small double room was available which was delightful if a little cosy, as a larger
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We had two visits to The Priory. We had the 'Ritzsy' afternoon tea by the fire to celebrate a birthday. We received high quality but unobtrusive service by Nick which was excellent. Every attention to detail was focussed on. Nick's knowledge of the hotel history was very
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Good wine list and menu promises, in a lovely oak beamed dining room over-looking the river Frome. Ham hock and foie grad starter was very nice but little evidence of foie. The lobster thermidor was a major disappointment; over cooked to the point the flesh just fell apart,
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Sitting Area - Heron Suite
Ring them , I have no idea I’m a guest !
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Assuming there is parking at the hotel ?
There is a small car park at the rear, behind electric gates, which open very slowly.
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Does the diner menu change regularly ? Thank you
Both lunch and dinner menus change from day to day, fish more regularly. However there are certain popular meat dishes that are more permanent, however there garnishes can change depending on season. In the autumn / winter you will see a lot more game on the menu. For example we are due this seasons Grouse to be delivered this week.
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As keen runners is there paths along the river from the hotel
Yes you can run along the riverside path towards the sea which is part of the Purbeck way. It may get a bit muddy in the late Autumn and Winter
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Are there any ground floor rooms or is there a lift?
I'm sorry but really not sure regarding ground floor rooms in the main hotel but there were additional rooms in a garden annex that were ground floor. Also the main building is old and I didn't see any lift. We did have to ring them regarding a query and they were very helpful. Could always email hotel direct.Hope this of some help
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"Sunday lunch doesn't break the bank"
"They are all very different, do ask reception for details of what they’re offering you - ground floor, first, boat house, large/small room."
"There are few "standard" rooms being in a converted historic building"
"The cottage rooms which do not involve climbing stairs. There is only a limited number of rooms with walk in showers."
"Don't pay extra for the suites.... it's just not worth it."
US$265 - US$421 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
priory hotel wareham
United KingdomEnglandWareham
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