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Brasov, Romania
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The hotel is located in a very good area, being 5 minutes walk from the hover, bus station, train station and Ryde center. Rooms I had so far were small but comfortable. The bathrooms were always clean and the staff is very friendly. The bed is very comfortable. The food served is good and enough. Don't worry, you will not...

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Milton Keynes, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very friendly staff, convenient location. Room was small but clean and comfortable. Excellent breakfast menu. The compact bathroom was adequate but definitely compact. Decor is a little tired but would definitely stay there again.

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Reviewed 3 January 2017 via mobile

Stayed here twice ..for 2 nights in November and a week in December. .very comfortable stay with friendly staff ..bed was so comfortable I wanted to bring it home...clean rooms ...warm and a very filling English breakfast...would highly recommend staying here..

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michael b, Owner at Dorset Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your recent review, we are pleased you found the hotel matching your expectations and enjoyed our freshly cooked breakfasts. We hope to welcome you back on some future date and remember we have discounted rates for all car ferries and the Wightlink foot passenger services. Thank you.

Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

It was my first in a B&B it was a lovely stay. The staff were really nice and welcoming. The room were really nicely decorated and very clean and large. We stayed there for only one night but will come back for sure. The breakfast was was great. We enjoyed our stay in the isle of wight.

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Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

Advertised as a standard double room with bathroom ... now in my experience that usually comes with a toilet ... elderly pair were put in the attic room .. stairs to climb musty smelling room damp.. no loo in the bathroom.. reception wanted an extra 10 pounds per night for the use of a loo .. a whole 30 pound...

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michael b, Owner at Dorset Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review, You are quite correct in saying that if you book a double room with bath this would come with a full en suite and toilet. The room you booked was a standard double room with shared bathroom facilities ( not en suite) please refer to your accommodation confirmation and the booking.com website where the description...

Reviewed 24 September 2016

Had a lovely time staying in the garden room which was ideal for my mum, sister and myself. just like a little self contained flat, all amenities you could need. Spotlessly clean, fresh towels everyday. Breakfast was all you wanted, good variety. Staff very pleasant and helpful. Nice lounge area too. central for travelling to the rest of the island....

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Bradford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 September 2016

We stayed for 3 nights and the rooms were clean and spacious, although the bathroom was very cramped. The lounge and dining room were very clean a nice area to relax. It is in a great location and only a short walk to the Esplanade and a local bus stop nearby too. The staff were very polite and helpful. The...

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Bergen, Norway
Reviewed 5 September 2016

I stayed at Dorset Hotel for 3 nights in August. I had a room with a single bed as I was travelling alone and the room was big enough for me. The hotel is a bit dated, but everything is in order and it is spotlessly clean. There is Wi-Fi at the hotel, but it is a bit slow, and...

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Bradford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 September 2016

Well-located a short walk from Ryde Esplanade. Well-appointed and spacious lounge and breakfast room. Breakfast itself was of a good standard. Owners/staff were friendly and helpful. Room was okay, no-frills as expected for the price, with a particularly cramped en-suite shower/toilet room, but acceptable at 60.00 a night. Would recommend for an economically-minded stay in Ryde.

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Reviewed 28 August 2016

The Dorset was a lovely comfortable hotel.Very clean,the breakfasts were really good,it had everything we wanted,and such a good price.Realy enjoyed our stay,planning to go back again very soon,near Christmas.

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Dorset House was built in 1842 during the reign of Queen Victoria and has been operating as a bed and breakfast for many years. We are not of modern design and have 23 rooms varying in size. Centrally located in the historic town of Ryde, we are close to many restaurants and cafes. The house has a large private car park at the rear and offers a garden with seating area to take in the peace and quiet that the Isle of Wight offers. Free wi-fi is available in the public area and we operate a licensed bar. Inclusive ferry packages are available to suit the cost of your trip. We have many special offers throughout the year. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Dorset Hotel

Address: 31 Dover Street, Ryde PO33 2BW, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Isle of Wight > Ryde
Price Range: ₹ 4,079 - ₹ 6,160 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Dorset Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 20
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