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Lower Bockhampton, Dorchester, DT2 8PZ – Show map
Excellent location — rated 9.3/10! (score from 80 reviews)
Rated by guests after their stay at Yalbury Cottage.
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Garden, Terrace, Sun terrace
Golf course (within 3 km), Bicycle rental
Food & Drink
Restaurant (à la carte), Special diet menus (on request)
Free! WiFi is available in the hotel rooms and is free of charge.
Free! Free private parking is possible on site (reservation is not needed).
Room service, Packed lunches, Luggage storage, Babysitting/child services, Ironing service, Meeting/banquet facilities
Non-smoking rooms, Family rooms, Heating, Non-smoking throughout
French, English, German
14:00 - 22:00 hours
08:00 - 11:00 hours
Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to room type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check the conditions of your required room.
Children and extra beds
All children are welcome.
Free! All children under 12 years stay free of charge when using existing beds.
Free! All children under 2 years stay free of charge for children's cots/cribs.
Free! All older children or adults stay free of charge for extra beds.
The maximum number of extra beds/children's cots permitted in a room is 1.
Any type of extra bed or child's cot/crib is upon request and needs to be confirmed by management.
Pets are allowed on request. Charges may be applicable.
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The Food The Staff The attention to detail in the room
Poor water pressure for the shower
The owners were amazing and made me feel very welcome. Also the food was absolutely delicious! After having lunch there I decided to stay for dinner as well and was not disappointed.
Hotel was clean, quiet, and the staff very accommodating and helpful. A highly enjoyable stay.
A wonderful boutique hotel which surpassed all our expectations. Delicious food, a lovely room with views overlooking meadows and great hosts. Some truly delightful touches making our stay very special.
Excellent accommodation and beautifully presented meals. The staff we impeccable. Our experience was for one night away to enjoy and we did.
Not much to dislike, just getting to used over head occupants. But all is temporary. Did run out of hot water as I decided to have a relax in the bath. Guessed all was on a timer so not a problem.
Peace and quiet
Location, peacefulness, attention to detail. Friendliness of owner made us feel so welcome. Room is the best I've stayed in for a very long time. Hospitality in the room was extensive and generous. Breakfast was a delight, top grade food, great service. Fantastic experience, have every intention to visit again.
I cannot find anything to fault.
Yalbury Cottage is in an idyllic setting, the food was exceptional and this was matched by the friendly welcome and the excellent service. We will return.
Brilliant food Friendly staff
amazing food, fantastic staff. exeptional
bit more light in the bathroom please
Beautiful location, lovely staff. Fantastic food! A real pleasure to stay there.
It was a lovely location. The Staff were extremely friendly and helpful. The room was perfect. The Food delicious. What more could you want ?
Great to be able to take our dog; comfortable, well-presented room; delicious breakfast; efficient and friendly staff; beautiful gardens, with tables and chairs outside too.
A little short of car-parking spaces, but possibly because of a (very quiet) party in the restaurant
Everything, especially the food.
Great food/presentation - very good wine list
Accommodation a bit overpriced
The food was exceptional, and the service very very personal and friendly. To be in Hardy land at such a good price was unbelievable!
The food is excellent The country setting is delightful The building is full of charm
Nothing in particular
Breakfast was excellent
The room was spotless. Breakfast was great. Jamie's service was excellent! They even served Dorset cereal - my favorite!
This property is very busy so book ahead.
This B&B was without doubt the very best I have come across. The restaurant and the attention from the charming owner were particular highlights.
That it would be a couple of years at least until I can visit again!
A very quite and tranquil location, well situated for easy access to Weymouth and the Ferry. The Staff were friendly and efficient. The property has a quaint and cottage like feel and is well presented and attractive.The restaurant produced excellent food, locally sourced, finely flavoured and subtle combinations . One of the best steaks I can remember. I would certainly like to make a return visit.
The sitting room was small and not a very social place for a large party. (waiter service only)
Everything was really pretty good. A quite upmarket B&B actually.
Nothing particularly except the absurdly dim bedside reading lights.
Right from the moment we arrived the welcome was wonderful.The building and location are second to none.The lounge and the dining room are really gorgeous and the food is of the standard you would expect in a Michelin starred restaurant.
Our bed let it down as it was not a king sized bed.Also because of the storage heaters the room was very hot.however when I mentioned this to Ariane she provided a fan which solved that problem
The personal individual service Nothing was too much trouble
We liked the peace , the quiet efficiency of the staff at all times to make our stay so enjoyable. Lovely little touches. The loan of local maps to potter locally We shall return
Error in bill noticed by us Slight noise from children above us in the morning, not really a problem
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