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George Albert Hotel, Wardon Hill Evershot, Dorchester, DT2 9PW

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Located on the A37 amidst the rolling Dorset countryside between Yeovil and Dorchester, including complimentary internet and widely recognised restaurant. This private family owned hotel offers all the modern facilities you would expect from a new hotel, whilst still retaining a distinctive friendly atmosphere. To compliment the hotel there is a world class shooting
ground which is the countries largest with over 450 fully automatic traps, catering for all abilities with a qualified instructor on hand to offer advice. The national motor sport licensed kart circuit has an 815 metre track offering visitors the opportunity to experience the speed, excitement and drama of the sport; both activities are ideally positioned adjacent to the hotel. In addition, the Weymouth & Portland sailing venue is only 20 miles away.

All rooms are en-suite, air conditioned and finished to a high standard, with soft pillows and comfy beds you are assured of a great nights sleep. The modern décor and elegant furnishings have been chosen to create bright airy rooms, providing a high level of comfort with all the facilities you would expect from a hotel of this calibre.

For a taste of fine dining there is the Kings AA Rosette awarded Restaurant, where attentive waiters and head chef promise you a great meal from a modern British menu using fresh locally sourced ingredients wherever possible, and are passionate about providing seasonality and variety to make your dining experience one to remember. The lounge is a great place to sit in comfort, read a paper, plan your day or just enjoy the atmosphere. With its own licensed bar you can enjoy hot and cold drinks as well as alcoholic beverages and snacks which are served throughout the day.

This is the ideal venue to host an event, whether it is your wedding day, conference, business meeting or training day. Offering everything you need whatever the occasion, from civil wedding ceremonies for up to 350 guests, wedding breakfast and evening reception, to conference packages which combines modern needs with great food. The hotel guarantees an efficient service from friendly staff that are on hand to offer advice and practical assistance at all stages of you booking.

Within a short drive you can visit picturesque country villages and towns both large and small; Dorset's celebrated Jurassic Coast and wonderful sandy beaches. Dorchester has much to offer from world famous historic sites and museums to attractive gardens, interesting shops and welcoming pubs - a great place to spend the day. The traditional seaside resort of Weymouth has something for the old and young, the fine Georgian seafront and fantastic golden sandy beach are firm favourites and the old harbour is a great place to watch the world go by. The bustling towns of Bournemouth and Poole are a little further afield, with their lovely sandy blue flag beaches and many other family attractions.

Please note: it is advisable to reserve tables for dinner especially at weekends, if required, in advance.

Please note Due to its location the hotel is a popular location for weddings & parties.
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Guest Reviews Based on 72 reviews
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96% recommended this accommodation to a friend 96% would stay again
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Customer service was very good.

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j carter

From Blackpool, UK
Who stayed in May 2014

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good overnight stay
Lovely hotel,very comfortable.Reception staff friendly and helpful.We had a room with disabled facilities.It was great big and comfortable.Breakfast was well cooked and tasty.Would stay again.

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L Wright

From Henley on Thames, UK
Who stayed in May 2014

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Excellent hotel, great value for money.
Booked at short notice a double room with single occ, hotel was in affluent relaxing surroundings, the room comfort and cleanliness were second to none. The bathroom facilities were spotlessly clean and it was a full size bath, not a 3/4 bath as found in most hotels. I booked a late night sandwich and all the ingredients were incredibly fresh. I would recommend this hotel to everybody.

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Kevin O

From Billingham, UK
Who stayed in April 2014

Travelling alone

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I arrived late so only had breakfast. Bedroom was to a high standar and very clean.

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Jon H

From Bridgnorth, UK
Who stayed in April 2014

Travelling alone

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50th birthday weekend
This was a perfect end to birthday celebrations. Close to Weymouth. Lots of eating place short drive away. Room was very good, really enjoyed our stay.

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D Ewer

From London, UK
Who stayed in April 2014

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Lovely hotel, great views from the bedrooms.
Very clean bedroom and bathrooms with lovely fluffy towels!

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S Titheridge

From UK
Who stayed in April 2014

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Fantastic Hotel.
WE have stayed here several times now last time it was on our Honeymoon. This time for my Birthday. They even gave us a corner room as it was my birthday. The staff are lovely and really helpful. The Hotel is always immaculate.

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SUSAN GIBSON-CUMMINGS

From Stanley, UK
Who stayed in April 2014

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Visit
Staff very friendly ,helpfull

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Stephen Booth

From Grantham, UK
Who stayed in January 2014

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We stayed with my elderly disabled mother for her 81st birthday weekend. The staff were friendly and efficient. The bar food was well presented and enjoyable. Apart from the orange, runny scrambled eggs I had at breakfast, the food was wonderful. I asked for the scrambled eggs to be cooked for longer and they were lovely in the end. We had the carvery on Sunday and the local beef and pork were very good. Especially the beef as it was cooked to perfection. Our rooms were very comfortable, I found the mattress a little on the firm side but slept well regardless. My mother was in room 11, on the corner of the building, which she enjoyed apart from the terrible vibrations and noise caused by the heavy rain and gusts on the second night. We will be happy to stay there again and will recommend it to others.

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B Tipper

From Waterlooville, England
Who stayed in December 2013

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Great hotel
I travel a reasonable amount on business and this hotel is perfect for my needs.
The hotel has ample rooms and parking. The wi-fi is excellent as is the breakfast. The service is impeccable and the beds are very comfortable, which is rarer than you might imagine.
Highly recommended if you are not fussed being effectively in the middle of nowhere.

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R Burke

From London, UK
Who stayed in November 2013

Travelling alone

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