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“Always a great stay”
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Bridge House Hotel
Ranked #8 of 10 Hotels in Bridport
Certificate of Excellence
London
Level 6 Contributor
103 reviews
24 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
“Always a great stay”
Reviewed 23 July 2013

Stayed again at the Bridge House Hotel and got our usual warm welcome. We use it as home when on cricket tour in the surrounding villages and Roger, Etty and the staff are all very welcoming.

The hotel is going through a renewal since we first stayed many years ago the decor is much improved. We loved the basement bar and its guitars and bongo. :-)

Breakfast is very good all food and drink was excellent.

Bathrooms do need fixed showers as soon as possible, but that is the only improvement :-)

Looking forward to next years tour already.

Room Tip: In hot weather avoid the top floor.
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  • Stayed July 2013, travelled with friends
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Winchester, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 18 July 2013 via mobile

Seems to be run on a shoestring with the same lady manning reception when I arrived, serving breakfast and carrying linens up to the storeroom. The building is old but the effort to furnish it in line with its age didn't quite come off. I was travelling with my dog and was shown to a room where an area was pointed out which would be "good for the dog". It was simply the only available space in the room, which was tiny, there wasn't even room for my suitcase unless I blocked the door. The shower room was similarly small, with bare plaster at the top of the cubicle. The restaurant was closed due to some refurbishment programme (which didn't stop the hotel charging the full rack rate of £75) and although the breakfast menu was described as "extensive", I couldn't see why, and if you wanted haddock or kippers you were asked to order the night before! The bed was comfortable and really the only large thing (at 4ft) but the hotel's position near a busy roundabout, with the window necessarily wide open didn't make for the best night's sleep.

Stayed July 2013, travelled solo
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Basingstoke
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Reviewed 16 July 2013

This was our second visit. We booked a double room for the weekend and had a fantastic time. The room was spacious and well appointed with a spotless en suite and a view out onto the street. The hotel is a few minutes walk from the centre of town and so was both convenient and quiet.

The staff are very friendly and professional and the breakfast is outstanding. Be sure to pre-order the locally-sourced smoked haddock served with poached eggs at least once – delicious!

Looking forward to our next stay!

Room Tip: We stayed in room 4 this time which looks out onto the street. Despite staying Friday and Saturday n...
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  • Stayed July 2013, travelled as a couple
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Sleaford, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 4 July 2013

Most warm welcome,lovely comfortable bed ,important after an evening with brother and sister in the delightful bar.As for the breakfast you really must visit and try it--superb !! Excellent value for money-small hotels like this really are the Best.
If only Mother could celebrate her 90th birthday every month !!!

Room Tip: can recommend the twin bedded room
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  • Stayed June 2013, travelled with family
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Exeter, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 9 June 2013

I stay at this wonderful hotel regularly throughout the year, it is always clean, comfortable and above all welcoming. the rooms have really comfy beds, which only the promise of an excellent full English breakfast gets me out of in the morning! The hotel is less than a two min walk into the town center. i love staying here and would recommend it what ever the season.

Room Tip: all rooms are quiet and well supplied, comfy and have wifi
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  • Stayed May 2013, travelled on business
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Reading
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Reviewed 30 May 2013

Set in an excellent location on the edge of town, next to riverside walk and gardens. You can leave your car and enjoy a stroll around Bridport, or take a walk down to the coast at West Bay. The hotel has its own delightful, secluded garden and the staff are welcoming and helpful. When we first arrived we enjoyed a 'lite bite' in the sunny garden, and on another occasion tea and biscuits were served by friendly and helpful staff. I loved the dog towels provided in the room, which was very clean and nicely furnished. The breakfast was excellent. I would certainly stay here again.

  • Stayed May 2013, travelled with family
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Reviewed 21 May 2013

We stayed one night in a very comfortable room, the hotel is conveniently located close to the town centre with its own car park.The hotel staff were very friendly and made us feel welcome, the highlight of my stay was the excellent full English breakfast will definetly be going back.

  • Stayed May 2013
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Additional Information about Bridge House Hotel

Property: Bridge House Hotel
Address: 115 East Street, Bridport DT6 3LB, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Dorset > Bridport
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant
Hotel Style:
Ranked #8 of 10 Hotels in Bridport
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): ££
Hotel Class:3 star — Bridge House Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 10
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
We are open throughout the year, offering short breaks and weekly holidays, as well as the facilities that a visitor needs whilst on business in West Dorset including "off road" car parking. All rooms have en-suite facilities, whilst the bar lounge offers quiet elegance for relaxation and the the facility to invite conversation for residents and invited friends. A fine restaurant complements the traditional ambiance of the hotel, and the wine list complements the Brasserie menu prepared with fresh produce by the homely chef. ... more   less 
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Bridge House Hotel Bridport, Dorset

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