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    The Castle Inn

    Main Road, West Lulworth BH20 5RN, England
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    05/11/2017 06/11/2017
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    Overview
    • Excellent26%
    • Very good29%
    • Average15%
    • Poor16%
    • Terrible14%
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    “sausage” (99 reviews)
    “dog owners” (22 reviews)
    “love dogs” (12 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Non-Smoking Rooms
    Restaurant
    Bar/Lounge
    Pets Allowed
    Pool
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    1 - 5 of 519 reviews

    Reviewed 2 days ago

    We have stayed at the Castle Inn for the last 5-years during our annual visits to Dorset. Having heard that the place has been taken over and that the large selection of real ciders has been discontinued we will definitely give it a miss next...More

    Thank Terence F
    Response from Graham I, General Manager at The Castle InnResponded yesterday

    Dear Terence, I am very disappointed to read that you will not be returning to the Castle Inn and I think that having read your comments, this is based on the fact that you are under the impression that the real ciders are not going...More

    Reviewed 3 days ago

    Graham and his team could not do enough to look after us. We stayed in our campervan in their car park, provided you patronise the pub there is no charge. Butcombe beer a real plus , also great pub for walkers and anyone with dogs...More

    Thank Nicki L
    Response from Graham I, General Manager at The Castle InnResponded 2 days ago

    Dear Nicki, the whole team are so pleased that you enjoyed your time with us at the Castle Inn. Thank you for your very kind comments and I am pleased that you enjoyed your breakfasts and the Butcombe ale, even if the weather was quite...More

    Reviewed 3 days ago

    We were a group of 6 for dinner and breakfast ( pleased with both), with 4 of us staying nearby and 2 resident. New manager and staff incredibly friendly and helpful as were the locals on a busy Friday night - great atmosphere! Dogs made...More

    Thank Frances R
    Response from Graham I, General Manager at The Castle InnResponded 2 days ago

    Dear Frances, thank you for taking the time to provide us with your kind feedback following your recent visit to us. We are pleased that you enjoyed the food and also the hospitality of the locals who are a really friendly bunch and always like...More

    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    Spent one week in a cottage 5 minutes walk from here. Graham and staff made us very welcome and I am glad we were here before the 3 month closure for refurbishment. I prefer to drink in a pub like this rather than the other...More

    Thank Bill C
    Response from Graham I, General Manager at The Castle InnResponded 4 days ago

    Hi Bill, the whole team would like to thank you for your kind comments. I can assure you that even though we are planning a full refurbishment in January, it is very important to us that we retain the "cosy, welcoming inn" feeling that you...More

    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    Food, Beer, Wine and hospitality get 10 out 10. But the place need a good clean and the rooms are very expensive for what they are. Tired and in need of a make over. Location is great but Hotel Rooms need a big sort out...More

    Thank hollychrisandsteve
    Response from Graham I, General Manager at The Castle InnResponded 1 week ago

    Dear hollychrisandsteve, I am sorry that you were disappointed with the standard of accommodation during your recent visit to us. We are due to close at the beginning of January for a period of extensive refurbishment and plan to re-open at the end of March....More

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    • Free Parking
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Breakfast included
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    • US$63 - US$129 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 12
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    • Dorset >
    • West Lulworth
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    • The Castle Hotel West Lulworth
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    Nicola B
    5 September 2017|
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    Response from owain12 | Reviewed this property |
    I was told it was sold, let's hope the new owners spend some much needed money on the place. It was very bad & in need of total refurbish & modernization. Can't even begin to describe how bad the place had become.
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    Nicola B
    22 July 2017|
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    Response from Pete M | Reviewed this property |
    No. I don,t think so.
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    Nalehw
    4 March 2015|
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    Response from Sharon324 | Reviewed this property |
    I'd re-do the review for the right Inn & post a note up on the wrong one.
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    "No.2A is the best room."
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    "avoid room 16"
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    "Choose a room in another establishment."
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    "Rooms tend to be dark because of the location (in a valley) so ask when booking"
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