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    The Bankes Arms Hotel

    23 East Street | Corfe Castle, Corfe Castle BH20 5ED, England
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    02/07/2017 03/07/2017
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      2 adults
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        0 children
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          Overview
          • Excellent36%
          • Very good41%
          • Average5%
          • Poor9%
          • Terrible9%
          Travellers talk about
          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
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          11 - 15 of 106 reviews

          Reviewed 23 April 2017 via mobile

          After walking around the village we decided on this place to eat. Looked OK with a good menu. Plenty of specials and of course their "famous" double cooked chips. We ordered two burgers one chicken one hallumi both with chips. Our daughter had gammon and...More

          Thank Koalakeef
          Response from George P, Owner at The Bankes Arms HotelResponded 25 April 2017

          Thank you for taking the time to review your visit with us. We are disappointed that you did not have a great experience. The chips are all home made when many other establishments will order in bags of pre-cut chips as a short cut. I...More

          Reviewed 22 April 2017

          Family reunion of 8 catered for with perfectly,Staff friendly and helpful,food excellent The Mango and Avocado salad was the best and most original salad I've had in a long time it's nearly always ceasar salad!!Thanks Anna MillsMore

          Thank alfmillst21
          Response from George P, Owner at The Bankes Arms HotelResponded 25 April 2017

          Dear Anna Thank you for taking the time to review your visit with us. We are delighted that you had such a positive experience and we will pass all of your comments onto the team who work so hard to make it all happen. The...More

          Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

          Having cycled over Studland to get here and then go for a walk out to Old sherry Rocks it was with eagerness I returned to the Bankes Arms to try a pint of local beer. The staff were very helpful and served me several samples...More

          Thank JamesMc87
          Response from George P, Owner at The Bankes Arms HotelResponded 20 April 2017

          Thank you for taking the time to review your visit with us. We are delighted that you had such a good experience after a gruelling workout. All of your comments will be passed onto all of the staff as they work so hard to make...More

          Reviewed 13 April 2017

          Staying in Corfe Castle & stopped for a drink here yesterday after getting off the steam train from Swanage. We liked it so decided to come back for a meal tonight. Although it was busy it is very well set out so you have plenty...More

          Thank Kezy123
          Response from George P, Owner at The Bankes Arms HotelResponded 20 April 2017

          Thank you for taking the time to review your visit with us. We are all delighted that you had such a good experience and all of your comments will be passed onto all of the team. All of the team work hard to ensure that...More

          Reviewed 11 April 2017

          Called in for a quick drink before catching the steam train to Swanage and thought it was a lovely place. On our return we called in again to have a late lunch and found the food to be equally as good as the view. Can...More

          Thank Jonesyx2
          Response from George P, Owner at The Bankes Arms HotelResponded 20 April 2017

          Thank you for the fantastic review. We are all delighted that you enjoyed the whole offering from the food and drink to the special location. The menu is always evolving and we hope to see you back here again soon for more of the same....More

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          Purbeck House Hotel & Louisa Lodge
          508 reviews
          #2 of 5 hotels in Swanage
           
          Olivers
          245 reviews
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          Grand Hotel Swanage
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          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$ 51 - US$ 108 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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          • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
          • Family Rooms
          • Number of rooms
          • 8
          • Location
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          • Dorset >
          • Isle of Purbeck >
          • Corfe Castle
          • Also Known As
          • Bankes Arms Hotel ,
          • Bankes Arms Corfe Castle
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          Traveller (13)
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          Hotel & Grounds (15)
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          Questions & AnswersAsk a question
          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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