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Minehead, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We met some old friends for drinks and dinner; the bar area is very nice indeed and boasts a log burner which makes it cosy, dogs are admitted and there were lots of people of all ages which added to the ambience. The food however was appalling and service not much better. Sorry guys you need up the anti!

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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We have eaten here three times in the past couple of years, but do not intend to repeat the experience. Each time the service has been slow and erratic. Last time, we were served by at least four different people, none of whom seemed to be aware of what orders the others had taken. Each time we have been there...

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Shaftesbury, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Went for a family meal as our granddaughter was going off to New Zealand. We where shown to our table given the menus but not asked what drinks we wanted till we ordered which was about 30 minutes. Two of us had the seafood Tagiattelli which had 4 prawns and 3 cockles at a cost of £15 each , the...

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uk
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We booked to have our entire wedding from the ceremony to the reception at the Grosvenor Arms and we are so happy that we did. Not only was our suite beautiful, but the bed and pillows were lush! we had a brilliant nights sleep. We asked if we could have a traditional afternoon tea for our reception and the hotel...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed here for a night as a getaway from a hectic xmas. The hotel is very stylish and well decorated with generally a very nice feel about it. The room was very spacious with a very large and comfy bed and a very good bathroom and shower. The toiletries are also very good. The main shortcomings we found were...

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lisburn
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Excellent hotel in the middle of Shaftesbury serving very affordable quality food. This was a very relaxing lunch after a busy morning Xmas shopping .Shaftesbury is the home of Gold Hill featured in the Hovis add.If you want transported back to Georgian England ,start here.

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Christchurch, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were due to stay here in August for my wife's birthday but had to cancel for various reasons, so changed dates to November. We arrived early as we wanted to make the most of the day and not surprisingly the room wasn't ready. The helpful young lady on reception was only to happy to look after our luggage until...

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Frome, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 November 2016

A lovely, well maintained hotel/restaurant. The restaurant is spacious and well laid out, good lighting - well lit tables but atmospheric ambient light too; waiting staff fine. Food; five of us: we had venison burger - enjoyed, Pork fillet, good but but a bit measly, and three of us had rib-eye steak - very nice, properly grilled. Accompanying veg. well,...

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Scarborough, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 November 2016

I worked at the Grosvenor Hotel, before it was revamped. I come to Shaftesbury to visit my dad, I'v always said I would stay there and I was not disappointed. We stayed 2 nights we had a pizza at the bar the first night which was nice, but only ate in the hotel for breakfast which was excellent as we...

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Reviewed 9 November 2016 via mobile

Myself and my husband visited the Grosvenor Arms in March for a cream tea. When we arrived the welcome was warm, we were shown to the cosy stylish lounge and offered a glass of refreshing bubbly each. This was followed by a superb array of cakes and cute little sandwiches. The staff were professional, yet attentive. This was a relaxing,...

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Address: The Commons | High Street, Shaftesbury SP7 8JA, England (Formerly Hotel Grosvenor)
Region: United Kingdom > England > Dorset > Shaftesbury
Price Range: $153 - $255 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Grosvenor Arms 4*
Number of rooms: 16
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“Not sure as we did not stay.”
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“Room 5 is a nice big room with a bathroom to match.”
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“Our room faced into the central courtyard which is probably OK for the winter months but could be noisy in the summer.”
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“I'd go for the Superior rooms which are bigger than the standards and not far off the more expensive ones in size”
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