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The Helyar Arms

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“lovely old pub”(4 reviews)
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Reviewed 16 August 2016

Hosts and staff were very welcoming and friendly throughout my visit. This was particularly appreciated as a single traveller. Evening meal and breakfast were exceptional with locally produced food. A lovely country inn in a delightfully rural setting. I wish it was closer to home...More

Thank spddps
Response from TheHelyarArms, Owner at The Helyar ArmsResponded 5 October 2016

We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us and really hope you can make the journey to come and visit us again soon. Patrick & Claire.

Reviewed 9 August 2016

I wish we could stay longer. It is old pub with rooms. Food was excellent!, very fresh locally sourced,we had the best sausages ever, not like typical English sausages. Owners very friendly and helpful. The village and the surrounding countryside beautiful. We will be back...More

Thank bozenad2016
Response from TheHelyarArms, Owner at The Helyar ArmsResponded 5 October 2016

Thank you. We take great pride in the ingredients we use here at The Helyar Arms and where possible, source them locally, working with outstanding suppliers. Please come back and stay with us again soon. Patrick & Claire.

Reviewed 3 August 2016

We visited in Autumn 2015 and were not impressed, however I believe they have new management, so will give them another chance. The service, food quantity and quality at the time was was below our expectations and with better places locally we eat elsewhere on...More

Thank ivang1950
Response from TheHelyarArms, Manager at The Helyar ArmsResponded 5 October 2016

Do please come and visit soon as your review in no way represents The Helyar Arms, the team and us as the new owners since we took over earlier and re-opened earlier this year. Do book early for Sunday dinner though or you will struggle...More

Reviewed 27 July 2016 via mobile

We were in Dorchester and needed lodging. Not being able to find anything in the town center, we chose The Helyar Arms - and what a treat! We were greeted in the door when arriving, were shown to our lovely and spacious room while a...More

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Response from TheHelyarArms, Owner at The Helyar ArmsResponded 5 October 2016

We are delighted that you, in the first instance, chose to come and stay with us here at The Helyar Arms and secondly enjoyed your stay so much to give us such a glowing review. Please do come and see us again. Patrick & Claire.

Reviewed 13 July 2016 via mobile

The staff were friendly and helpful. The rooms were very clean and comfy, and the ensuite bathroom was spotless. Not a sound all night to disturb our sleep. The room we stayed in had nowhere to hang clothes so more than one night may have...More

Thank Julie D
Response from TheHelyarArms, Owner at The Helyar ArmsResponded 21 July 2016

Dear Julie. We are so pleased you enjoyed your stay with us here at The Helyar Arms. We also have lovely coat hooks and hangers being made as we speak. Today we did a lovely mushroom and tomato omelet for one of our guests breakfast....More

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"All rooms on first floor."
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"they all have wonderful views and sumptuous beds!"
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"Quiet,apart from when people started getting up and using taps etc."
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"They all looked nice, mine was at the back. It is generally a very quiet location."
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