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Plumber Manor

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14/05/2017 15/05/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Poole, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 May 2015

Very good dinner and overnight stay in relaxing and idyllic country setting. Lawns, Flower beds and overall garden setting was delightful and enhanced our morning stroll around the large grounds before departing.

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1Thank Antony R
Paris
Reviewed 3 May 2015

My parents booked their family in to Plumber Manor the night before their golden wedding anniversary lunch, being held at Plumber Manor. We had a fantastic dinner ... really well executed courses oozing with taste. The wine was exceptional … Côtes du Rhône, Merlot, Chardonnay and Sauvignon Blanc … someone has a very good nose! We all had lovely bedrooms...

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Yardley, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 28 April 2015

Stayed at Plumber Manor for two lovely days with friends. We stayed in the converted barn with a beautiful view of the lake and tulips in bloom. The room was spacious but needs an update. The window seats were very cozy. New drapes and slipcovers would make it absolutely charming. The meals were outstanding and the proprietor very entertaining. I...

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Runcorn, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 April 2015 via mobile

The Plumber Manor in deepest Dorset is a little gem set in rural Dorset. Throughout the stay the staff made the journey worthwhile & comfortable. The bar is well stocked, the hotel owner adds a sense of humour to the evening events after dinner. The hotel gardens & surrounding countryside is idyllic. Recommended... Absolutely. Thanks Gordon x 😉

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Wimborne, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 March 2015

So I have heard great things about this hotel. Impressing my mum every year is getting harder and harder and this year I succeeded. From start to finish this was a joyful evening. We turned up early as I had set off in good time to find it and we were rapidly settled in front of the fire. Lovely people,...

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2Thank indy010
Buckinghamshire
Reviewed 12 February 2015

Had a very nice evening meal here. The setting looks lovely, though shame we arrived in the dark on a wintery evening. Nice entrance hall and a very attractive building. Rather 'dated' lounge with a bar which was really not in keeping. The roaring log fire was not roaring, pitty. Service was attentive. The menu is good and varied, though...

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1Thank GX_Martin
Reviewed 27 January 2015

This ancient Dorset Manor house has been owned the Prideaux Brune family for several generations. the master is a genial cove called David brune and his brother is the chef. David converted it into a country hotel some 30 years ago. he dominates an excellent bar where apart from dispensing all kinds of interesting drinks he dispenses wit and wisdom...

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1Thank Niknoknoknik
Reviewed 20 November 2014

have been to Plumber Manor on previous occasions and this was as good as ever The whole evening was nice and relaxed with some great food and wine all shared with great friends for a birthday treat I'm sure this won't be the last visit by a long way We didn't stay this trip but would recommend on past visits

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Thank Norfolk-bo
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 October 2014

It's 12 years since I stayed here last, but the Prideaux-Brunes don't seem to have aged at all. This visit was only for lunch, and I felt blessed to get that. I called a week ago to book for this Sunday and was told they were fully booked. The lady (I suspect Mrs P-B) took my number and promised to...

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1Thank DickSands
Eastbourne, United Kingdom
Reviewed 22 September 2014

Efficient and friendly welcome for us and our dog. Very comfortable room with good facilities. The gardens are beautiful and dinner was outstandingly good. The owner and all the staff are so friendly and I'm really looking forward to going back. Enjoyable country walk on footpath almost from our bedroom. Not far to drive to visit Dorset attractions like Lulworth...

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Amenities

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  • Restaurant
  • Free Internet
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Wheelchair Access
Things to do
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Tennis Court
Room types
  • Family Rooms
Internet
  • Free Internet
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Breakfast included
  • Meeting Rooms

Additional Information about Plumber Manor

Address: Sturminster Newton DT10 2AF, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Dorset > Sturminster Newton
Price Range: $90 - $153 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Plumber Manor 3*
Number of rooms: 16
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“We had a dog friendly room in the courtyard but I would think all the rooms are excellent”
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“certainly not in the stables. maybe in the main building.”
clelia0, 30 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Internal rooms are better in poor weather.”
BoeingBoy, 26 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Have stayed in both main house and courtyard - both excellent”
dermot0001, 5 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Rooms in Main House are best”
224DavidR224, 15 Nov 2015 | Read review
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