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Summer Lodge Country House Hotel, Restaurant and Spa, Dorchester

5-starThis establishment has received its official star rating from VisitEngland, the National Tourist Board for England.
9 ForestreetEvershot, DorchesterEnglandDT2 0JRUnited Kingdom

Adults-only hotel in Evershot with spa, indoor pool
  • Free English breakfast, free WiFi, and free parking
  • Great stay. Lovely spot. Superb service. Good scrumptious.Jun 19, 2017
  • The room, facilities, food, situation, and amazing gardens are wonderful, but even with…Oct 12, 2016
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Summer Lodge Country House Hotel, Restaurant and Spa, Dorchester

from $240
  • Classic Room
  • Superior Room, 1 King Bed
  • Standard Room, 1 Double Bed (Principal)
  • Deluxe Room, 1 King Bed
  • Junior Suite, 1 Double Bed
  • Standard Room, 1 King Bed (Master)
  • Cottage, 1 King Bed
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At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 24 rooms
  • This hotel is arranged over 2 floors


  • Check-in time 3 PM-10 PM
  • Check-out time is noon

Required at check in

  • Credit card or cash deposit required

  • Government-issued photo ID required

  • Minimum guest age is 16

Travelling with others


  • No cribs (infant beds)


  • Pets allowed (dogs only) *

  • Specific rooms only *

  • 2 per room


  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms



  • Free self parking

Other information

  • Smoke-free property
  • Caters to adults only
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Food and drink
  • Free English breakfast
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/lounge
  • Room service (during limited hours)
Things to do
  • Indoor pool
  • Pool sun loungers
  • Fitness facilities
  • Outdoor tennis court
  • Full-service spa
  • Spa treatment room(s)
  • Tennis lessons on site
  • Bicycle rentals nearby
  • Golfing nearby
  • Spa tub
  • Sauna
Working away
  • Conference space size (feet) - 291
  • Conference space size (meters) - 27
  • One meeting room
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Luggage storage
  • Wedding services
  • Multilingual staff
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1
  • Garden

In the room

Home comforts
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning)
  • Air conditioning
  • Bathrobes
  • Slippers
  • Iron/ironing board
Sleep well
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Turndown service
  • Egyptian-cotton sheets
Things to enjoy
  • Individually decorated
  • Individually furnished
Freshen up
  • Private bathroom
  • Shower/tub combination
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
Be entertained
  • 32-inch LCD TV
  • Pay movies
  • Premium TV channels
  • DVD player
Stay connected
  • Desk
  • Free newspaper
  • Free WiFi
  • Phone
Food and drink
  • Free bottled water
  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe

Special features


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


Onsite venue - This restaurant specializes in British cuisine and serves lunch and dinner.

Awards and affiliations

Green / Sustainable Property
This property participates in Green Tourism Program, a program that measures the property's impact on one or more of the following: environment, community, cultural-heritage, the local economy.

Summer Lodge Country House Hotel, Restaurant and Spa, Dorchester’s small print

Also known as

  • Summer Country House Restaurant Dorchester
  • Summer Lodge Country House Hotel Restaurant
  • Summer Lodge Country House Hotel Restaurant Dorchester
  • Summer Country House Restaurant


Pet-friendly rooms can be requested by contacting the property at the number on the booking confirmation.

Children under 12 years old are not allowed in the swimming pool without adult supervision.

Guests under 13 years old are not allowed in the fitness facility or spa tub.

This property does not have elevators.

Reservations are required for spa treatments and can be made by contacting the property before arrival at the number on the booking confirmation.

Optional extras

Pets are allowed for an extra charge of GBP 20 per pet, per night

We have included all charges provided to us by this hotel. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

What’s around Summer Lodge Country House Hotel, Restaurant and Spa, Dorchester


  • In Evershot
  • Mapperton Gardens (6.6 mi / 10.7 km)
  • Cerne Abbas Giant (8.3 mi / 13.4 km)
  • Sherborne Abbey (11.7 mi / 18.8 km)
  • Sherborne Castle (12 mi / 19.3 km)
  • Sherborne Steam and Waterwheel Centre (12.1 mi / 19.5 km)
  • Mangerton Mill (12.2 mi / 19.6 km)
  • Sherborne Old Castle (12.2 mi / 19.6 km)

Getting around

  • Bristol (BRS-Bristol Intl.) 86-min drive
  • Chetnole Station 9-min drive
  • Maiden Newton Station 12-min drive
  • Yetminster Station 14-min drive
  • Free self parking

Summer Lodge Country House Hotel, Restaurant and Spa, Dorchester

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