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Hotel Description

The free breakfast at Summer Lodge Country House Hotel gets good marks from our customers. You'll find features such as free WiFi in public areas and free self-parking, plus a full-service spa. This 5-star hotel has 24 rooms over 2 floors. Each room includes amenities such as free WiFi and an LCD TV.

  • Air-conditioned rooms with LCD TVs, DVD players and room service (during limited hours)
  • Free English breakfast served daily
  • Free WiFi
  • Free self-parking
  • Grab something to eat at the restaurant or stop for a drink at the bar/lounge
  • Take a swim in the indoor pool or soak in the spa tub
  • Indulge with aromatherapy, hot stone massages or facials at the spa
  • Services include concierge services, tour or ticket assistance and a porter
  • On-site recreation includes an outdoor tennis court, a fitness centre and a sauna
  • Guests like the breakfast and restaurant
  • 6 minutes by car from Dorset Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and 13 minutes from Yeovil Country Park
  • Dogs welcome for a fee (restrictions apply)
  • Pet-friendly amenities are available, including food and water bowls

Classic Room

Bed Count 1 Double Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max
£334* Per night/room 18 Aug - 19 Aug

Superior Room

Bed Count 1 Double Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Deluxe Room, 1 Queen Bed

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Suite, 1 Queen Bed

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Junior Suite

Bed Count 1 Double Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Deluxe Room, 1 Double Bed

Bed Count 1 Double Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Summer Lodge Country House Hotel ratings based on 1 verified reviews

Review Summary
3.0 out of 5 3.0 out of 5.0
Room cleanliness 4.0 out of 5.0
Service & staff 3.0 out of 5.0
Room comfort 0.0 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 3.0 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for Summer Lodge Country House Hotel

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3 out of 5
Grounds of house lovely and rooms were really nice, clean and very comfortable.

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Comment from Hotel Management

4 Nov 2019 by Bea

Thank you very much for your staying with us. We are glad you found the grounds lovely, rooms nice, clean and comfortable. We hope to have the pleasure to welcome you back to Summer Lodge Hotel, your home away from home, in the near future. Warmest wishes,

About the Summer Lodge Country House Hotel

Location 9 Forestreet, Dorchester, England DT2 0JR

Property Features

Summer Lodge Country House Hotel offers its guests a full-service spa, an outdoor tennis court, and an indoor pool. There's a restaurant on site. You can enjoy a drink at the bar/lounge. Free breakfast is served daily. Public spaces have free WiFi. Event space at this hotel measures 291 square feet (27 square metres) and includes meeting rooms. A hot tub, a fitness centre, and a sauna are also featured at the luxury Summer Lodge Country House Hotel. Free self parking is available. This 5-star Dorchester hotel is smoke free.

  • 1 building
  • 24 guestrooms or units
  • 2 levels
  • 291 sq ft of conference space
  • 27 sq. m of conference space
  • English breakfast (free)
  • Dining venue
  • Bar or lounge
  • Poolside lounge chairs
  • 1 conference room
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Staff members are multilingual
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Concierge
  • Wedding services available
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Bellhop
  • No smoking on site

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Indoor pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Outdoor tennis court
  • DVD player

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Free self parking

Transport

  • Airport: Bristol (BRS-Bristol Intl.) (83.3 km / 51.7 mi)
  • Train station: Chetnole Station (6.8 km / 4.2 mi)
  • Parking: Free self parking

Room Amenities

Summer Lodge Country House Hotel offers 24 forms of accommodation with DVD players and a safe. Beds feature Egyptian cotton sheets. 32-inch LCD televisions come with premium digital channels and pay-per-view films. Bathrooms include a combined bath/shower unit, bathrobes, slippers and complimentary toiletries. This Dorchester hotel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks, complimentary newspapers and telephones. Additionally, rooms include complimentary bottles of water and a hairdryer. A nightly turndown service is provided and housekeeping is offered on a daily basis. Amenities available on request include hypo-allergenic bedding.

  • In-room dining (limited hours)
  • LCD television
  • Digital channels
  • Premium channels
  • Films for purchase
  • DVD player
  • Electric kettle
  • Egyptian cotton linens
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding
  • Shower and tub combination
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Nightly turndown service
  • Newspapers (free)
  • Hairdryer
  • Safe
  • Bathrobes
  • Slippers
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Telephone
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Desk
  • Blackout drapes
  • Climate control
  • Ensuite bathroom
  • Wheelchair accessible

Food & Drink

Guests are served a free English breakfast on weekdays from 7:30 AM to 10:00 AM and at the weekend from 7:30 AM to 10:30 AM.

On-site venue – This restaurant specialises in British cuisine and serves lunch and dinner.

Room service (during limited hours) is available.

Nearby Activities

An indoor pool and a spa tub are on site. Other recreational amenities include an outdoor tennis court, a sauna and a fitness centre.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on-site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Free bicycles on site
  • Golfing nearby
  • Tennis lessons on site
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby

Spa Services

Guests can pamper themselves with a trip to the on-site spa, which has 2 treatment rooms. Services include deep-tissue massages, hot stone massages, Swedish massages and facials. The spa is equipped with a sauna. A variety of treatment therapies are provided, including aromatherapy and reflexology.

  • Hot stone massage
  • Deep tissue massage
  • Swedish massage
  • Prenatal massage
  • Sauna in spa
  • Number of treatment rooms 2
  • Reflexology
  • Manicures and pedicures
  • Body treatments
  • Facial treatments
  • Aromatherapy treatments
  • Massages

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them in the special requests field on the booking page after selecting your room.

  • In-room accessibility

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 3 PM
  • Check-in time ends at 10 PM
  • Minimum check-in age is: 18

Special check-in instructions:

If you are planning to arrive after 10:00 PM, please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation. Guests must contact the property in advance for check-in instructions. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Guests arriving after 10:00 PM must make advance arrangements by contacting the property using the information on the booking confirmation. Guests must contact the property in advance for check-in information. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Check-out

  • Check-out by noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
  • Cots (infant beds) are not available.

Pet Policy

  • Pets: GBP 20 per pet, per night
  • Only dogs are allowed
  • Maximum 2 per room
  • Food and water bowls are available
  • Certain rooms only
  • You can request a pet-friendly room by reaching out to the property at the number on the booking confirmationService animals are exempt from fees.

Policies

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed

Safety features at this property include a fire extinguisher

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place

Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F

Personal protective equipment, including masks, will be available to guests

Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; guests are provided with hand sanitiser

The property affirms that it adheres to the Safe Travels (WTTC - Global) sanitisation guidelines

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification may be required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges. For guests' safety, the property includes a fire extinguisher in all accommodation. This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.Personal protective equipment, including masks, will be available to guests.Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; guests are provided with hand sanitiser.The property affirms that it adheres to the Safe Travels (WTTC - Global) sanitisation guidelines.

  • Service animals are allowed
  • Service animals are exempt from fees/restrictions
  • Staff temperature checks are conducted regularly
  • Temperature checks are not available to guests
  • Bed sheets and towels are washed at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F
  • Commonly touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant
  • Property confirms they are implementing guest safety measures
  • Contactless check-out is not available
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Staff wear personal protective equipment
  • Protective clothing is available for guests
  • Masks are available for guests
  • Property follows sanitisation practices of Safe Travels (WTTC - Global)
  • No shield between guests and staff in main contact areas
  • Guests are provided with free hand sanitiser
  • Staffed front desk
  • Social distancing measures are in place
  • Contactless check-in is not available
  • No rollaway/extra beds available
  • No cots (infant beds) available
  • No lifts
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • Individually wrapped food options are not available
  • Debit cards
  • No gap period between guests' stays

Fees

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Pet fee: GBP 20 per pet, per night
  • Service animals are exempt from fees
  • Early check-in is available for a fee (subject to availability, amount varies)

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Names

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You should know

  • Reservations are needed for spa treatments. For reservations, contact the hotel before arrival using the contact information on the booking confirmation.
  • Pets are welcome in specific rooms only, which can be requested by contacting the property directly at the number on your booking confirmation (please see the Fees section for related charges).

Awards & Affiliations

Green/Sustainable Property
This property participates in Green Tourism Programme, a programme that measures the property's impact on one or more of the following: The Environment, the community, the cultural heritage and the local economy.

  • Green Tourism Programme
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