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Main Road, Lulworth Cove, BH20 5RL, United Kingdom – Show map
Excellent location — rated 9.5/10! (score from 117 reviews)
Rated by guests after their stay at Limestone Hotel.
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Garden, Terrace, Sun terrace
Golf course (within 3 km), Hiking, Horse riding
Food & Drink
Bar, Breakfast in the room, Restaurant (à la carte)
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Free private parking is possible on site (reservation is not needed).
Room service, Packed lunches, Car hire, 24-hour front desk, Luggage storage
Newspapers, Non-smoking rooms, Heating, Non-smoking throughout
Russian, French, English
15:00 - 00:00 hours
08:00 - 11:30 hours
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Children and extra beds
Children cannot be accommodated at the hotel.
Extra beds are not available.
There is no capacity for extra beds in the room.
Pets are not allowed.
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Based on 117 reviews
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Score from 461 reviews Superb
The Countryman Inn is a family-run pub and bed and breakfast in the heart of Hardy Country, in East Knighton. A large car park is available.
Score from 161 reviews Fabulous
Situated in the Dorset countryside, with views over the Purbeck Hills and the valley of the Frome, the Victorian Kemps Country House has a bar, a restaurant and free Wi-Fi in public areas.
Score from 150 reviews Very good
Situated on the Sandbanks Peninsula of Poole Harbour, this elegant hotel features a leisure centre, 2 restaurants and panoramic views of Poole Bay. There is also free Wi-Fi and a beauty spa.
Score from 696 reviews Very good
The hotel staff were very helpful and friendly. They dried our wet clothes in their drier after we were caught in torrential rain and provided an extra towel for a friend of ours who was not staying in the hotel, but needed a shower.
If you do decide to stay, be sure to make a reservation at the hotel restaurant. The food was amazing and well priced!
We were in the room above the restaurant, so it was quite noisy during the evening. This didn't particularly bother us as we just popped the telly on and that was enough to drown out the sound. Other than that I couldn't fault the hotel.
Everything : the bedroom, the cosy bar, the very good food and the amazing staff (Steven and Mike are very very nice !)
The weather : it was poring down so we could not enjoy the cove and the walk. But that's no one s fault !
what a wonderful welcome from Stephen who was our host for the night. Couldn't feel more at home with the ambiance of the hotel, my room was beautifully decorated and very cozy. Ate in the hotel restaurant, fantastic steak meal in relaxed surroundings. Attention to detail second to none. Thank you. Will be back.
Ask the staff to keep phone calls quieter in the evening please - my room was next to the staff accommodation.
The staff are totally amazing and reallyade our stay very special So attentive and made us feel really pampered. The evening meal was outstanding and it was wonderful to meet the chef afterwards. Champagne on the terrace in the early evening with pumpkins and other seasonal yet tasteful decorations was a rare treat. Lovely room and a warm welcome we would recommend it to anyone. The award winning cider pub just up the road is well worth a visit too
the staff, location, food, bar area, bedrooms
bit noisy ; dogs, strange building noises !
Warm reception, cheerful staff, excellent breakfast and evening dinner.
Difficult access and parking in the bays. Ideally the bays should be 1 meter deeper.
Clean comfortable,hotel,food very good nice location.polite,friendly helpful staff
Not keen on having dogs in the hotel and presumably kept in guest's bedrooms Room , although very nice, quite small for two people sharing. Nice bar but no lounge or comfortable chairs to relax in.Car parking spaces quite tight and a long climb up to hotel for elderly people.
Really friendly staff, lovely local food! Will definitely come back!
ambience friendliness of staff nothing too much trouble culinary side was impressive it just felt comfortable
Friendly welcome on arrival but privacy afterwards; good breakfast (how I judge hotels).
Room too warm & walls quite thin so sleep not fantastic (but solved with ear plugs; and the underfloor heating was useful for drying socks)
It's all in the title really. West Lulworth is a gorgeous village and Limestone Hotel is set in a great location overlooking the church and the wonderful thatched houses. The hotel has a nice little restaurant and bar area. The room was well maintained and clean. Beds were comfortable etc. The most outstanding aspect of the hotel, however, was the staff. Every member was friendly and helpful, and they were only too happy accommodate specific requests. A couple of people were very knowledgeable of the local area and only too happy to share directions and locations. The staff definitely turned it from a good hotel to a great one!
The water pressure in the shower fluctuated in the mornings to some extent, though I guess to a degree that's to be expected. Wifi coverage was also a bit sketchy while in our room, but don't get me wrong, it wasn't terrible, just a bit weaker than in other places in the hotel.
The twin room was great, with plenty of space and a bay window letting in loads of light. It was also nice and cool, whereas downstairs rooms were prone to being overly warm. The breakfast and restaurant food was spot on, and it was a nice old fashioned touch when the chef came out later to speak to the diners. The staff were very friendly and polite, but somewhat over-busy and stretched at times. I would certainly stay again. Easy short walk access to the village and beach, and plenty of great walks around the coastline.
The raised aspect of the hotel offered great views, but it is a steep walk to the front door from the parking area in front. However, this is mentioned on the site so we were aware in advance. My parents had a superior double room downstairs, but considered it small, basic and somewhat dark - particularly when they saw ours upstairs, which was superb. knowing which rooms are best is a definite bonus.
Quiet location with good views Wonderful food Excellent service Good Value for money Only 5 minutes walk to the Cove.
Staff was very friendly, even offered to carry up our bags from the car. Clean room, nice size bathroom, good facilities in room, good breakfast.
Whilst this was only for one night, we were very impressed right from the start. We were welcomed by Dasha, who runs the place very professionally, and she and the staff were very helpful and friendly. The rooms were very comfortable, and the location was great for a walk to the beach (a little longer than the advised five minutes, but not a route march either!). we dined in the restaurant (see separate review) and weren't disappointed. There are plans to revamp the dining room.
Staff were very helpful and friendly. Evening meal was superb. Very cosy, relaxing atmosphere and we felt very welcome. I would return to this hotel even with the few snags.
Wifi didn't work in room however it was sorted while we were there. Lighting our bedroom was dim - I would of liked it a little brighter. We had a little problem with the plumbing in our room but it was sorted quicky.
Outstanding views, staff, food and service.
Car parking a bit tight
Excellent location, superb small hotel, staff very attentive and friendly, nothing too much trouble. Lovely room overlooking the countryside. Excellent choice for breakfast. 10 minute walk to Lulworth Cove, 5 minute drive to Durdle Door
The location was perfect with beautiful views across the countryside and within a ten minute walk to Lullworth Cove. There are plenty of fantastic walks in the surrounding area and many places of interest to visit including Monkey World (a must for animal rescue followers). The hotel meals were excellent, the attention to detail was faultless. and the staff could not have been more helpful. We enjoyed a wonderful few days!!
The room we stayed in was a little small.
A wonderful hotel, close to Lulworth cove, the staff were some of the most pleasant we've come across from any stay. We dined in the restaurant and made sure we booked ahead - really glad we did as the menu was really good and the food was wonderful. We'd definitely come back.
Excellent restaurant Very friendly and helpful staff
Delicious food at breakfast and dinner. Not at all the standard hotel fare. Hotel has been renovated very stylishly. Well-trained, cheerful staff. I had an accident while out walking (a bloody cut to the head). Dasha came to the rescue with kind and efficient first aid.
Our room - the Garden Suite was the only room available. Whilst it was very comfortable and attractively furnished, we felt quite exposed and very visible from the garden.
The hotel is situated in a beautiful idylic spot. A short walk from the gorgeous lulworth cove and durdle door. The staff were amazing, very attentive. And the room was very luxurious.
The only gripe we had was the bed. We would of prefered a double bed rather than two singles pushed together. Apart from that we couldnt fault it.
Honesty bar, nice touch as we sat chatting till late
No soap in the bathroom though this was swiftly and politely rectified
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