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Hertford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

We stayed in The Writers room last weekend. Arriving late on a Friday night and immediately welcomed in for a drink in the bar to unwind after being shown to our room. The wine selection is very good, the breakfast choice is great and the staff are very friendly and helpful. We had the evening meal in the restaurant on...

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EJW2901, Owner at Limestone Hotel, responded to this review

Dear reviewer, Thank you for your 5 star review of Limestone Hotel & Restaurant. I am very pleased you enjoyed your stay in our 'Writers Room' last weekend and the team looked after you well. I am also pleased you appreciated our wine list. There are a few hidden treasures on the list and needless to say reviewing the list...

Horsham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 February 2017

A hotel with character, where you can expect a warm welcome. Each room is cosy and unique - the very opposite of a modern bed factory! The front rooms look across the valley to the church as do the outside tables, which offer the perfect setting for an evening drink. The food and service overall are excellent. A relatively short...

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EJW2901, Owner at Limestone Hotel, responded to this review

Dear reviewer, Thank you for your excellent review of Limestone Hotel & Restaurant. I am very pleased to read you liked the design of the hotel and received a warm welcome from the team. I do hope we have the pleasure in welcoming you back in the near future. Kind regards, Edward J Wilkes

Poole, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 February 2017

We finally managed to book in here for dinner and at third attempt, was not disappointed. Lovely menu and wine choice. Cosy relaxed ambiance and friendly attentive staff. Cannot comment on hotel rooms as we are local, but great place for dinner. Difficult to fault.

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EJW2901, Owner at Limestone Hotel, responded to this review

Dear reviewer, Thank you for your kind words and 5 star rating. I am delighted you enjoyed your recent evening at Limestone Hotel and hope we have the pleasure to welcome you back soon. Kind regards, Edward J Wilkes

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 10 February 2017

We visit Lulworth twice each year, but have never before stayed overnight. Having looked carefully at all the reviews of local options, we chose Limestone, having first called them to confirm that it was OK to bring our puppy. What a good choice! The atmosphere and attitude of all the staff were outstanding - nothing was too much trouble, and...

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EJW2901, Owner at Limestone Hotel, responded to this review

Dear reviewer, Thank you for 5 star review of Limestone Hotel & Restaurant. I am very pleased you (and your new puppy) enjoyed your recent stay in the garden room and the team looked after you well. I hope we have the pleasure to welcome you back in the future. Kind regards, Edward J Wilkes

Reviewed 24 January 2017

My new husband and I stayed here for two nights at the beginning of December after our wedding. This was our second visit. We arrived to a bottle of champagne and a sweet treat in the most loveliest room in the hotel. We booked the seaside suite and it was spacious and beautifully decorated. The bed was so comfortable. Had...

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EJW2901, Owner at Limestone Hotel, responded to this review

Dear reviewer, Thank you for your excellent review of Limestone Hotel & Restaurant. I am delighted you enjoyed your stay and thank you for choosing to stay with us again following your wedding. The Seaside suite is definitely one of our most popular rooms and I am pleased you found it spacious and comfortable. Thank you once again for your...

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Reviewed 21 January 2017

Friendly welcome and excellent staff. We stayed in the Chocolate room which was fine - but it's right next to the bar and we could hear staff moving around and working so if you want more privacy it's probably not the best room for you. The bar area felt a little lacking in atmosphere - maybe better when the fire...

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EJW2901, Owner at Limestone Hotel, responded to this review

Dear reviewer, Thank you for taking the time to post your review. I am pleased you enjoyed your recent stay and particularly appreciated the vegetarian menu. Head chef Jon Box, creates excellent dishes across all our menus and they are constantly changing. I am sorry the Chocolate room was not to your taste, it is currently having a brand new...

Southampton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 January 2017

2 night new year break, live music and 5 course dinner, very well organised. Everything about this small but quaint hotel is perfect, very comfortable room and fantastic food. Would defiantly return. All the staff are a credit to the hotel and make a great team.

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EJW2901, Owner at Limestone Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Jill L, Thank you so much for your excellent review. It was truly a pleasure to host you during new year and I hope we have the pleasure to welcome you back to Limestone Hotel & Restaurant. Kind regards, Edward J Wilkes

Reigate, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 January 2017

This is a very comfortable and stylish small hotel with friendly and helpful staff. We cannot praise the restaurant highly enough, the food was imaginative, beautifully presented and just delicious! The location is just right for exploring this lovely part of Dorset.

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EJW2901, Owner at Limestone Hotel, responded to this review

Dear reviewer, Thank you for your 5 star review of Limestone Hotel & Restaurant! It is extremely rewarding to hear comments and your review has been shared at our team meeting. I do hope we have the pleasure to welcome you back on a future occasion. Kind regards, Edward J Wilkes

Turners Hill, United Kingdom
Reviewed 31 December 2016

Nestled in West Lulworth looking over the village and pretty church this hotel is a real gem. Offering 10 individually decorated rooms we stayed in the Seaside suite which was spacious , well equipped with a great view. Ideal for us as we spent Christmas here with our daughter and she was able to join us for time together. The...

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EJW2901, Owner at Limestone Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Karen W, Thank you so much for your excellent review of your Christmas break at Limestone. It was a pleasure to host your family and we look forward to seeing you all again soon to enjoy that afternoon tea. Very best wishes, Edward

Nuneaton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 31 December 2016

Came down for a couple of days arrived back 30th have stayed before in Dorset, it was mainly to do some walking around the coast. We could not have being greeted more pleasantly by kind hosts it felt more like you were going into there own home. Lovely clean rooms had a meal first night and you could tell this...

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EJW2901, Owner at Limestone Hotel, responded to this review

Dear reviewer, Thank you for taking the time to post such an excellent and informative review of Limestone Hotel & Restaurant. I am delighted to read your review and pleased we could offer good food, comfortable accommodation and good service during your visit to Dorset. We are very fortunate to have a team of excellent chefs headed up by Jon...

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  • Free Parking
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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Nestled in the Dorset hills, this stylish country house is situated in an area of outstanding natural beauty on the Jurassic coastline.Limestone at Lulworth is a uniquely designed, characteristic hotel. The combination of traditional furnishings tastefully enhanced with a modern influence, creates an authentic English, country house feel with a touch of luxury. Combined with the relaxed, homely atmosphere makes this the perfect place for a well-deserved break.Just a short walk away from Lulworth cove and a brisk hike over the hill to Durdle door, listed by “Visit Britain” as one of the top 10 natural wonders of the UK, Limestone hotel is a perfect base to explore this quintessential part of England. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Limestone Hotel

Address: Main Road | Lulworth Cove, West Lulworth BH20 5RL, England (Formerly Gatton House)
Region: United Kingdom > England > Dorset > West Lulworth
Price Range: ₹ 8,683 - ₹ 13,228 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 10
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Gatton House Hotel West Lulworth
Limestone Hotel West Lulworth, Dorset
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“The Writers Room has good views over the village. All rooms are quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles Reigatetravellers, 4 Jan 2017 | Read review
“The Boat room was comfy.”
 of 5 bubbles grahamandhelen, 27 Nov 2016 | Read review
“seaside suite is very spacious”
 of 5 bubbles 294isabels, 20 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Chocolate and Garden rooms are both dog-friendly and have direct access to the garden”
  • Comfortable bed but not a huge amount of space around the bed
  • Decent shower and bath
 of 5 bubbles Doctor_Deluxe, 19 Nov 2016 | Read review
“All rooms are good, the location is a village.”
 of 5 bubbles Pikey0, 4 Nov 2016 | Read review
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