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The Priory Hotel

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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good16%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Rooms
Restaurant
Room Service
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4 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 1 week ago

dinner for two on the hottest day of the year so far. We live locally and wanted to try the restaurant at the Priory because previously the dining was in a cellar and that's too enclosed for me but since last year they have created...More

Thank Sarah W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We took a friend for lunch here a few weeks back. She had never been before. The weather was such that we were able to have an apertif, and later coffee, sitting in the garden, which was lovely. The new restaurant building is absolutely stunning;...More

Thank TauntonBob
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had a fantastic lunch here for our 24th Wedding anniversary. Staff are very polite And attentive without being over the top. Beautiful surroundings and the whole place was fantastic. Lovely food great choice and all cooked to perfection. 5 stars from me.

Thank Jon C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped at this beautiful hotel for lunch, sat overlooking the gardens, had a excellent meal, followed by coffee with cream by the river, what a great way to spend half a day. We were lucky as they had a cancellation, I recommend that you book...More

Thank jacqueline w
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Gorgeous afternoon for a delicious lunch. Excellent service & delicious food. The moules were tasty & the Portland Crab salad could not be faulted. My fellow diners had equally excellent meals including the chicken kiev & prawn tagliatelle that the chef kindly altered to remove...More

Thank Claire D
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Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Free Parking
Restaurant
Room Service
Bar/Lounge
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Room Service
Breakfast included
Laundry Service
Dry Cleaning
Things to do
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
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Price range
US$ 274 - US$ 424 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
Details
Price range
US$ 274 - US$ 424 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
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didnotattend
5 March 2018|
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Response from MellApple | Reviewed this property |
There is a small car park at the rear, behind electric gates, which open very slowly.
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DAT64
17 August 2017|
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Response from Owner1976 | Property representative |
Both lunch and dinner menus change from day to day, fish more regularly. However there are certain popular meat dishes that are more permanent, however there garnishes can change depending on season. In the autumn / winter... More
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Melissa L
31 July 2017|
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Response from RolandPJ | Reviewed this property |
Yes you can run along the riverside path towards the sea which is part of the Purbeck way. It may get a bit muddy in the late Autumn and Winter
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"Ask for table by the window, it is certainly brighter in the summer with lovely views over the green lawns..."
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"Purbeck room"
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"The boat-house suites are wonderful."
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"Rooms overlooking the river and garden lovely"
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