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    The Benett Arms

    Semley, Shaftesbury SP7 9AS, England
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    “the pub” (11 reviews)
    “lovely area” (3 reviews)
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    Reviewed 5 December 2017

    We chose the Benett Arms as a location roughly equidistant between our respective homes to meet up with friends. It was a happy choice as Lena and her husband Lee made us very welcome and provided excellent food, Lena's pastry on her meat pie was...More

    Thank Amanda H
    Response from Lena R, Owner at The Benett ArmsResponded 6 December 2017

    Thank you so much for your kind comments. We look forward to welcoming you again some time.

    Reviewed 9 November 2017

    This quaint pub set in the tiny village of Semley is a pleasant surprise about thirty minutes from Stonehenge. Built in 1604, this pub is a welcome refuge with a warm atmosphere & generous hosts. The Sunday lunch was delicious, with bowls & platters overflowing...More

    Thank Terri B
    Reviewed 3 November 2017 via mobile

    I read somewhere that the proprietors have only been in situ for a short while and they seem to be very nice people running a lovely place. The following points I raise are all completely fixable and mentioned for no other reason than to be...More

    Thank AliOman
    Response from Lena R, Owner at The Benett ArmsResponded 8 November 2017

    Thank you for your comments which we have taken on board. We have addressed all of the above and will be leaving the heating on well into the night to ensure the room is not cold over the winter months. We also hope once we...More

    Reviewed 23 October 2017

    Have just stayed at the Bennett Arms for 5 nights and can honestly say have never met such warm and welcoming people. We were traveling with a toddler and they made such an effort to make sure she had a wonderful time, she is still...More

    Thank Jayeebee
    Response from Lena R, Owner at The Benett ArmsResponded 25 October 2017

    Thank you so much... We loved having you all to stay with us and look forward to your next visit xx

    Reviewed 15 October 2017

    Considering current owners have only been there a few months and were not in this type of business before, they have done remarkably well. Friendly attentive atmosphere, very good pub food which is reasonably priced. Nothing is too much trouble. Three very clean en suite...More

    1  Thank coursemarshal
    Response from Lena R, Owner at The Benett ArmsResponded 8 November 2017

    Thank you for your response. We are gradually working on our rooms to improve them but are pleased you had a pleasant stay and look forward to welcoming you again one day.

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    Room Tips
    "All rooms have comfy double beds with ensuite bathroom."
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    "It's a pub, I doubt they do rooms."
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    "good old-fashioned pub"
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    "This is an eating pub not famous for hotel accomodation. It has a few basic rooms but nothing great."
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