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The Fontmell

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  • Average5%
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“the pub”(10 reviews)
“pizza oven”(3 reviews)
Free Wifi
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Bar/Lounge
Pets Allowed
4.0 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 10 July 2017

Excellent en suite room in a house in the center of this very pretty Dorset village. Owners were attentive and helpful but gave us our privacy, couldn't have been better. Breakfast cooked to order, charming breakfast room.

1  Thank Huw E
Response from John C, Owner at The FontmellResponded 17 August 2017

thank you for your review, really pleased you enjoyed your stay

Reviewed 13 June 2017

We stayed for two nights in June in one of the pubs rooms. We had heard about the chef Tom's fruits de mer which we ordered in advance. It did not disappoint, the best we have had yet. The Dorset breakfast was also excellent, freshly...More

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Response from John C, Owner at The FontmellResponded 27 June 2017

Hi Janette, delighted you enjoyed your stay with us and your fruit de mer, we hope to see you again

Reviewed 11 June 2017

We stopped for a drink en route somewhere else (and after walking out dog) and we're delighted with the place. It was a Friday and in the garden they had a couple of large wood-burning fires for pizza stoked up, making us wish we weren't...More

Thank Joanne R
Response from John C, Owner at The FontmellResponded 27 June 2017

thanks Joanne, we look forward to seeing you for pizza soon

Reviewed 18 April 2017

I stay here frequently for Business as our HQ is just 5 miles away so often find myself here 3 or 4 nights per week. As a frequent traveller and someone who only stays in 5* hotels on official holidays I am pretty hard to...More

Thank helen m
Response from John C, Owner at The FontmellResponded 27 June 2017

Hi Helen, thanks for your review, it would be great to see you again soon

Reviewed 17 April 2017

We booked a stay through Voyage Prive for a very good price for a 2 night stay during the Easter weekend. We arrived on the Saturday afternoon & were greeted very warmly and shown to room 2. It's a small but cosy room with a...More

1  Thank ericab
Response from John C, General Manager at The FontmellResponded 17 May 2017

Thank you Eric for your feedback and it's always very interesting to hear what guests would move and add to our rooms and we hope to improve on your recommendations. We are glad that you had a good stay all the same and your detailed...More

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US$140 - US$223 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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"The Mallyshag is wonderful!"
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"Room 1 good if you like a really warm bedroom."
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"Difficult probably at the back as there is only the noise of the fans whereas at the front there is a fan and..."
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"If you prefer a king bed, their website helpfully tells you which rooms have these beds."
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