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    The Bankes Arms Hotel

    23 East Street | Corfe Castle, Corfe Castle BH20 5ED, England
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    04/06/2017 05/06/2017
    1 room
    • 1 room
      2 adults
      • 2 adults
        0 children
        • 0 children
          Traveller (13)
          Dining (3)
          Hotel & Grounds (15)
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          Overview
          • Excellent38%
          • Very good37%
          • Average4%
          • Poor9%
          • Terrible9%
          Travellers talk about
          “the pub” (9 reviews)
          Free Wifi
          Free Parking
          Non-Smoking Hotel
          Restaurant
          Airport Transportation
          Room Service
          Suites
          Bar/Lounge
          Multilingual Staff
          Business Centre
          Dry Cleaning
          2.0 Star Hotel
          All hotel details
          Mortons House Hotel
          906 reviews
          #1 of 2 hotels in Corfe Castle
           
          Purbeck House Hotel & Louisa Lodge
          504 reviews
          #2 of 5 hotels in Swanage
           
          Olivers
          240 reviews
          #1 of 10 B&Bs / Inns in Corfe Castle
           
          Grand Hotel Swanage
          899 reviews
          #1 of 5 hotels in Swanage
           
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          1 - 5 of 102 reviews

          Reviewed 1 week ago

          Lovley location the food was very poor, a lot of people were moaning about the chips including us and my burger was not cooked properly, uncooked in the middle. Staff did not care when complained. Try the Greyhound Pub opposite, we went in for a...More

          Thank jonny214
          Reviewed 1 week ago

          My wife and I were on a day out to visit Corfe Castle, before we actually visited the attraction we decided to have lunch in the Bankes Arms. We were greeted by a very friendly young person behind the bar and asked us straight away...More

          Thank willywonker51
          Reviewed 2 weeks ago

          The Bankes Arms will always hold a special place in our hearts and we would absolutely encourage others to host events there. We celebrated our wedding there (following a day event at nearby Durlston Castle). We had chosen The Bankes Arms because of the warm...More

          1  Thank Richard B
          Reviewed 2 weeks ago

          We sat outside in the garden at the back as the weather was warm and sunny. We had lunch there whilst waiting for the train to arrive, heading for Swanage. I ordered a crab sandwich which I enjoyed very much, lovely bread. Someone said the...More

          Thank foody h
          Reviewed 3 weeks ago

          Banks Army Corfe Castle Good Venue We were about 18 celebrating a big birthday. Immediately I had a ‘good feel’ for the place. We sat in a separate (function) room around one big table. The service was very good and so were the food and...More

          Thank Christian W
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          906 reviews
          #1 of 2 hotels in Corfe Castle
           
          Purbeck House Hotel & Louisa Lodge
          504 reviews
          #2 of 5 hotels in Swanage
           
          Olivers
          240 reviews
          #1 of 10 B&Bs / Inns in Corfe Castle
           
          Grand Hotel Swanage
          899 reviews
          #1 of 5 hotels in Swanage
           
          About
          Amenities
          • Top amenities
          • Bar/Lounge
          • Restaurant
          • Room Service
          • Free Parking
          • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
          • Hotel Amenities
          • Room Service
          • Free Parking
          • Airport Transportation
          • Dry Cleaning
          • Meeting Rooms
          • Business Centre with Internet Access
          • Laundry Service
          • Banquet Room
          • Multilingual Staff
          • Room amenities
          • Minibar
          • Things to do
          • Bar/Lounge
          • Restaurant
          Details
          • Price range
          • US$ 52 - US$ 111 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
          • Hotel class
          • Room types
          • Suites ,
          • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
          • Family Rooms
          • Number of rooms
          • 8
          • Location
          • United Kingdom >
          • England >
          • Dorset >
          • Isle of Purbeck >
          • Corfe Castle
          • Also Known As
          • Bankes Arms Hotel ,
          • Bankes Arms Corfe Castle
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          Traveller (13)
          Dining (3)
          Hotel & Grounds (15)
          Family and Play Areas (1)
          Business Centre & Event Rooms (1)
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          Kay H
          We are two couples visiting with one dog and I would like to know if the dog would be allowed in the bedroom please? Thanks Kay
          9 January 2017|
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          Response from Tinty2 | Reviewed this property |
          Not sure the rooms are open, but it is a dog friendly bar and restaurant.
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          "As far as I know the rooms are not ready yet, we went into the Restaurant"
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          "Cant advise on the rooms as we only had a meal"
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          "Did not use the rooms only the pub for lunch."
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          "If you go into the beer garden for a drink, take your camera you can pictures of the trains pulling in and..."
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