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Hotel Description

Our customers tell us that they enjoy the overall value at The Dorset. During your stay, you're just a quick walk from Lewes Golf Club. You'll find features such as free breakfast and free WiFi in public areas, plus a restaurant. Built in 1670, this 3.5-star inn has 6 rooms on 1 floor. All rooms offer free WiFi and sofa beds.

  • All rooms offer sofa beds, flat-screen TVs and coffee/tea makers
  • Free continental breakfast served daily
  • Free WiFi
  • Grab something to eat at the restaurant or stop for a drink at the bar/lounge
  • Self-parking available for a fee
  • Services include luggage storage and wedding services
  • Guests have good things to say about the accommodation for the cleanliness and overall comfort
  • 9 minutes by car from University of Sussex and 11 minutes from Drusilla's Zoo

Double Room (Small)

Bed Count 1 Double Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max
£34* Per night/room 15 Dec - 16 Dec

Double Room (Large)

Bed Count 1 Double Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Double Room (Medium)

Bed Count 1 Double Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

The Dorset ratings based on 10 verified reviews

Review Summary
3.4 out of 5 3.5 out of 5.0
Room cleanliness 3.5 out of 5.0
Service & staff 3.5 out of 5.0
Room comfort 2.0 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 3.5 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for The Dorset

Everyone (6) Couples (3)
4 out of 5
Don’t come on bonfire night unless you have a company of good bayonet men.

Posted by on 6 Nov 2019

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7 Nov 2019 by Lee

thank you for a great score, yes I'm afraid bonfire night in Lewes is quite a manic time!

3 out of 5

Posted by on 12 Oct 2019

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13 Oct 2019 by Lee

Thank you

4 out of 5

Posted by on 7 Jul 2019

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8 Jul 2019 by Lee

Thank you!!!

2 out of 5
Was greated by a personable guy room was clean and adequate. Meal in restarant was ok fish bit undercooked. No were in shower to put soap etcetera extractor not working. Only basic breakfast included Very poorly presented staff dismissive

Posted by on 3 Jul 2019

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Comment from Hotel Management

3 Jul 2019 by Lee

Hi, Thank you for the positive notes on the room and the staff who checked you in. The free breakfast consists of cereal, toast, yogurts, and unlimited tea/coffee/juice. But I guess it could be described as basic. There is a hot menu of course to order from at a cost of £5.95. I take your note on the shower and will investigate your claim on the fan. As this is written anonymously it’s hard to pin point who was on breakfast on which day to deal directly. But I will use this a training tool for them all on customer service. Kind Regards.

4 out of 5

Posted by on 24 Jun 2019

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25 Jun 2019 by Lee

Thank you !

4 out of 5
Staff friendly and very helpful, patient, generous and well mannered. Room quiet and comfortable, we slept well and enjoyed a good breakfast.

Posted by on 17 May 2019

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17 May 2019 by Lee

Thank you so much

2 out of 5
Nice location. Bed was deeply uncomfortable. Bathroom was clean and newly refurbished but shower water was warm but not super hot. The room was v cold too. We asked for an extra blanket, which the staff gave us, but the new blanket had stains on the cover which was a bit off putting... Breakfast was cleared away before we arrived in the morning despite the fact we were there before the cut off. But the lady brought out some cereal and juice for us and gave me some paracetamol to help with the intense pain I had in my back from the bed

Posted by on 6 May 2019

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12 May 2019 by lee

Hi, thank you for your review. I am gutted to hear you had a bad time. We are new here and this is the 1st complaint of the bed, as this is anonymous I can't sort so I will investigate them all. Clearly the breakfast staff and cleaning staff have let me down here which I will sort with them. The heating had gone off as the weather has been so warm, but again I apologise for the room temperature.

5 out of 5
Nice rooms. Nice area. No issues. Good reasonable breakfast.

Posted by on 10 Apr 2019

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10 Apr 2019 by Lee

Thank you so much for your review

2 out of 5
Unfortunately the facilities (bar) is a bit shabby, the rooms were nice but not particular clean could do with a good dusting!!

Posted by on 27 Mar 2019

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27 Mar 2019 by Lee / New Owner

Hi, Having only taken over this month it's great to have feed back like this. I will take it up with the cleaning team. unfortunately as you have done this anonymously I cant pin what day or room you are commenting on. But thank you for saying they're nice. The pub is due for a well deserved refurbishment next month so that will help too. Thank you for staying with us and hope to see you again.

4 out of 5
Nice hotel, friendly staff and great location. The only down side was the very hot radiator which was on all day and night and wouldn't turn down. It was unbearably hot at night. We reported it to staff after first night

Posted by on 25 Oct 2018

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Property Features

There's a restaurant on site. You can enjoy a drink at the bar/lounge. Free breakfast is served daily. WiFi is free in public spaces. For a fee, parking is available. This 3.5-star Lewes inn is smoke free.

  • 1 building
  • 1 floor
  • 6 guestrooms or units
  • Built in 1670
  • Continental breakfast (free)
  • Dining venue
  • Bar or lounge
  • 1 conference room
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Wedding services available
  • Garden
  • No smoking on site

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family property
  • Free WiFi
  • Sofa bed
  • Free cots/infant beds

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Self parking (surcharge)

Transport

  • Airport: London (LGW-Gatwick) (52 km / 32.3 mi)
  • Train station: Lewes Station (1.1 km / 0.7 mi)
  • Parking: Self parking available for a surcharge

Room Amenities

The Dorset offers 6 forms of accommodation with coffee/tea makers and an iron/ironing board. This accommodation is furnished with sofa beds and desks. Flat-screen televisions come with digital channels. Bathrooms include a shower and complimentary toiletries. Guests can surf the web using complimentary wireless Internet access. Housekeeping is offered on a daily basis and hairdryers can be requested.

  • Separate bedroom
  • Pull-out sofa bed
  • Flat-screen television
  • Digital channels
  • Coffee maker
  • Shower
  • Cribs (free)
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Hairdryer available
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Desk
  • Ensuite bathroom

Food & Drink

Guests are served a free continental breakfast on weekdays from 7:30 AM to 9:00 AM and at the weekend from 8:30 AM to 10:00 AM.

The Dorset has a restaurant on site.

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.

  • Accessible bathroom
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 2:00 PM
  • Check-in time ends at 9 PM
  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Special check-in instructions:

The front desk is open daily from 8:00 AM - 10:30 AM.
This property doesn't offer after-hours check-in. Guests arriving late won't be able to check in until the next morning.

The front desk at this property is open daily from 8:00 AM - 10:30 AM.
This property doesn't offer after-hours check-in. Guests arriving after hours will have to wait until the next morning to check in.

Check-out

  • Check-out by 11 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!

Pets

  • No pets allowed

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 are 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.

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 are 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.

  • No rollaway/extra beds available
  • No lifts
  • Debit cards not accepted

Fees

Optional extras

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

  • Self-parking fee: GBP 3.70 per day
  • Late check-out fee: GBP 20 (subject to availability)

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

Hotel Names

  • Dorset Inn Lewes
  • Dorset Lewes
  • The Dorset Inn
  • The Dorset Lewes
  • The Dorset Inn Lewes
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