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The Bankes Arms Hotel

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Reviewed 6 April 2018 via mobile

Staying in the Corfe area over a soggy Easter we ventured into Corfe to give the Bankes Arms Hotel a go. The pub is in a nice location in Corfe and near to the old railway station so had it been nice we would have...More

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Response from George P, Owner at The Bankes Arms HotelResponded 9 April 2018

Thank you for a fantastic review. We are all delighted that you had such a great experience and hope that you will call when next in the area for more of the same. Kindest regards, George

Reviewed 26 March 2018

Newly refurbished rooms to high standard this hotel has a real sense of history. Delicious breakfast is included in the price. The unexpected bonus of the steam train to Swanage which can be seen from the hotel adds to the overall experience. A great base...More

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Response from George P, Owner at The Bankes Arms HotelResponded 9 April 2018

Thank you for your fantastic review. We are glad that you enjoyed our stay and hope that you will visit again in the future. Kindest regards, George

Reviewed 23 March 2018

Called in here for lunch, weekday, and were really pleased with how good it was. We sat in the bar area, had delicious burgers and very good beer, it was dog friendly and we thought it was value for money. It was a slightly drizzly...More

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Response from George P, Owner at The Bankes Arms HotelResponded 9 April 2018

Thank you for a great review. We are all delighted that you had such a positive experience after finding us. We hope that you will revisit us in the summer and enjoy the steam trains trundling past the car park with the fantastic vies of...More

Reviewed 17 March 2018

This place is a magnet / goldmine, their are never enough staff & u always have to wait ages @ the bar for slow service ,& this was a Friday lunch time in March ! in fact think i have actually waited less time in...More

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Response from George P, Owner at The Bankes Arms HotelResponded 9 April 2018

Thank you for your review. We are always looking at our prices to ensure that we are competitive and value for money. Due to the rise in costs on both the purchasing and staffing side of the industry things have become more expensive for everyone....More

Reviewed 7 February 2018 via mobile

Just got there in time for evening food before last orders had delicious beef bourginion mash and side of seasonal veg .a mammouth portion home cooked. Service excellent friendly staff atmostphere so good log fire just what you want on a chilly feb niteMore

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Response from George P, Owner at The Bankes Arms HotelResponded 8 February 2018

Thank you for taking the time to review your visit with us. We are all delighted that you had such a positive experience. All of your comments will be passed onto the staff as they work very hard to ensure that every customer is made...More

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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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"For a large Party book in advance and if you can pre order with a list of who has what as this will help both..."
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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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