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The Saxon Inn

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Room & Suite (5)
Dining (2)
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Certificate of Excellence
  • Excellent69%
  • Very good24%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“the pub”(25 reviews)
“one night”(13 reviews)
“home made”(4 reviews)
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What's included
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Pets Allowed
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Location and contact
Gold Hill, Child Okeford, Blandford Forum DT11 8HD, England
32.5 km to Bournebouth Intl Airport
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All reviewsthe pubone nighthome madetucked awaypudscare and attentionspecials boardcomfortable roomfull english breakfastnice atmosphereto suit all tastesfantastic foodstayed for nightswell worth a visitbeer gardenhis wifefish and chips
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lovely pub and gardens. The food was nice but not fresh, I had fish and chips, the fish was like a frozen packet one from the shop and the sauce was very sweet and not home made. Disappointed as I was told their food was...More

Thank Luboo C
Response from PeterTurnerPYT, Owner at The Saxon InnResponded 6 days ago

Very sorry you were unhappy with your meal here at The Saxon inn. We are very proud of our reputation for our food and look forward to seeing you again, when we can hopefully regain our reputation in your eyes.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A quiet country pub, very comfortable bed, clean and very good food. Very friendly. Has good car parking and seating outside. A lovely cooked breakfast . In the middle of a very interesting part of Dorset.

Thank KentishMaid6
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Booked room at short notice. Room was clean, ready and waiting when we arrived at 9.30pm, just 3 hours after booking it. Andy and his staff were very polite and welcoming when we arrived. Breakfast was spot on. The Saxon Inn is in a quiet...More

Thank johnw1962
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Everything you would hope for from a country pub – plus delightful rooms for an overnight stay, or longer. Don’t look for gourmet dining. But do expect as warm a welcome and as comfortable and relaxing a stopover as you’ll find anywhere.

Thank Tim S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lovely pub with very spacious guest rooms that were very clean! The homemade full english breakfast was fantastic! My friends and I were sad that we only got to enjoy our surroundings for one evening, but we will definitely come back!

Thank annalewis2018
Response from PeterTurnerPYT, Owner at The Saxon InnResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you Anna, really glad you enjoyed your stay, we will be delighted to see you and your friends again in the future.

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About
Number of rooms
4
Price range
US$104 - US$119 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
United Kingdom > England > Dorset > Blandford Forum > Child Okeford
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
4
Price range
US$104 - US$119 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
United Kingdom > England > Dorset > Blandford Forum > Child Okeford
Number of rooms
4
Price range
US$104 - US$119 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
United Kingdom > England > Dorset > Blandford Forum > Child Okeford
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
4
Price range
US$104 - US$119 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
United Kingdom > England > Dorset > Blandford Forum > Child Okeford
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Free Parking
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Hotel
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
4
Price range
US$104 - US$119 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
United Kingdom > England > Dorset > Blandford Forum > Child Okeford
Number of rooms
4
Price range
US$104 - US$119 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
United Kingdom > England > Dorset > Blandford Forum > Child Okeford
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
4
Price range
US$104 - US$119 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
United Kingdom > England > Dorset > Blandford Forum > Child Okeford
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Room & Suite (5)
Dining (2)
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amodene
16 April 2017|
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Response from PeterTurnerPYT | Property representative |
Hi. Dogs are welcome in the pub but not in the B&B rooms overnight. Sorry about that. Peter Owner
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"Large comfortable bed, very quiet room."
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"All rooms are well appointed and quiet"
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"Only had sunday lunch so don't know about rooms"
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"Room 1 was large and comfortable double room overlooking garden."
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