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The Acorn Inn

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Surrey, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Booked the Acorn Inn for dinner while staying at Summer Lodge. We were immediately shown to a cosy sitting room with open fire roaring and drinks were brought in. This is definitely not a pub which we had thought but that did not matter on this occasion. We all agreed the food was delicious. Would definitely recommend the beef 3... More 

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Cambridgeshire, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed at Acorn Inn the weekend of 11-14 November. It is a lovely place, throughout the building you feel as if you have gone back in time but with all the mod cons to make you comfortable. The food was just wonderful, all produce is local, each evening was a gastronomique experience. The staff are friendly and helpful -... More 

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Thank poppiesmum2015
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Just got back from a visit to Dorset. This hotel is intimate and very friendly. Chosen by my girlfriend, I was very impressed with everything. We stayed in a room called silverthorn, had an amazing dinner - I had pork belly and she had duck. I did not expect such high quality of food for such a small hotel. We... More 

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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Enjoyed a recent stay in this characterful Inn. We had the Evershot Suite on top floor, which consisted of a double and single bedroom, sitting room and large bath / shower room. It was comfortable, cosy and clean. It was a pleasure to relax in the sitting room after a day out. Just beware the slanting ceilings if you're a... More 

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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 24 October 2016

My wife and I stayed overnight at The Acorn Inn, late September. Very enjoyable time enhanced by friendly staff, good food and comfortable bed in pleasant room. Breakfast was all you would expect it to be in a country inn. Will go back for lunch one day.

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Thank Christopher W
London England
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 109 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 October 2016

This old pub is nowadays more restaurant than pub but none the worse for that. We were staying at nearby Summer Lodge and chose The Acorn for Friday night dinner. We ate in the bar area towards the back of the pub as the restaurant area was fully booked (I would recommend booking ahead 2 or 3 weeks at least... More 

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Thank leech_family
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Reviewed 22 October 2016

A lovely place to stay in a quintessential English village. I was made to feel very welcome, with free doggy treats available, which was a nice distraction. I was even given a big water bowl in my room, with had some lovely home made doggy treats, even mum spotted the lovely shortbread in a lovely decorated tin, so they didn't... More 

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Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

I had checked reviews and was sure this was going to be a special birthday evening. The service and food was good, however the one thing which didn't occur to me to check was the temperature. Admittedly I was seated close to a window, but the meal was marred for me by feeling quite cold throughout the evening.

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Haslemere, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 6 October 2016

Myself and my husband stayed here recently for a long weekend and had a lovely time. The staff were super friendly and efficient from the moment we walked through the door. Check in was smooth and we were shown to our room promptly. The room was very nice, spacious and clean. The en-suite was quite small with a shower unit... More 

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 6 October 2016

We very much enjoyed our three night break at The Acorn. The welcome was warm, all the staff were friendly and the pub appears to be popular with the locals as well as with holiday-makers. There was a copy of Tess of the d'Urbervilles in our room, in case we needed to remind ourselves about the poor girl's journey through... More 

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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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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Set in the centre of beautiful West Dorset and immortalised as the 'Sow and Acorn' in Thomas Hardy's Tess of the d'Urbervilles', the delightful 16th century Acorn inn is the perfect English country setting. Just over 2 hours drive from London, West Dorset is steeped in history and has many areas of outstanding natural beauty including mile upon mile of stunning coastline. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Acorn Inn

Address: 28 Fore Street, Evershot DT2 0JW, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Dorset > Evershot
Price Range: £79 - £150 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Acorn Inn 4*
Number of rooms: 9
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The Acorn Hotel Evershot
The Acorn Inn Evershot, Dorset
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“Ask for room 'Tess' for views up and down the main street”
 of 5 bubbles poppiesmum2015, 15 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Rooms over the kitchen are a little noisy late in the evening from the staff”
 of 5 bubbles Gillian398, 22 Sep 2016 | Read review
“As it is an old Inn the rooms are not that large but it is probably worth the extra to get one of their better rooms.”
 of 5 bubbles C7873LZrichardg, 17 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Be aware some of the rooms are on the small side.”
 of 5 bubbles L6078QRtoms, 16 Sep 2016 | Read review
“The Attic room has low ceilings so if over 6 foot you probably don't want this room.”
 of 5 bubbles suzanneb837, 9 Sep 2016 | Read review
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