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  •  Babysitting
  •  Bar
  •  Free WiFi
  •  Gym
  •  Parking On Site
  •  Pet-friendly
  •  Pool
  •  Restaurant
  •  Spa
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Located in Dorchester (Evershot), Summer Lodge Country House Hotel, Restaurant and Spa is within the vicinity of Mapperton Gardens and Cerne Abbas Giant. This 5-star hotel is within the region of Mangerton Mill and Sherborne Abbey.


Make yourself at home in one of the 24 individually decorated guestrooms, featuring DVD players and LCD televisions. Complimentary wireless Internet access keeps you connected, and digital programming is available for your entertainment. Private bathrooms with shower/tub combinations feature complimentary toiletries and hair dryers. Conveniences include phones, as well as safes and desks.

Spa, Wellness & Premium Amenities

Relax at the full-service spa, where you can enjoy massages, body treatments, and facials. You’re sure to appreciate the recreational amenities, including an indoor pool, a spa tub, and an outdoor tennis court. Additional features at this hotel include complimentary wireless Internet access, wedding services, and tour/ticket assistance.

Food & Drink

Satisfy your appetite at the hotel’s restaurant, which serves lunch and dinner, or stay in and take advantage of room service (during limited hours). Quench your thirst with your favorite drink at a bar/lounge.

Business & Travel Amenities

Featured amenities include complimentary newspapers in the lobby, a 24-hour front desk, and multilingual staff. Planning an event in Dorchester? This hotel has facilities measuring 291 square feet (27 square meters), including a meeting room. Free self parking is available onsite.

How to Get There

Summer Lodge Country House Hotel, Restaurant and Spa
9 Forestreet
Dorchester, DT2 0JR United Kingdom


Fantastic birthday lunch appreciated by all guests!
Keith R

My first ever visit to Summer Lodge was a true delight. The birthday lunch for a party of twelve was perfect. Impeccable organisation before and on the day, highly attentive service, gorgeous surroundings, a warm welcome from all staff, pre-lunch drinks in the whisky bar, four exquisite courses all helped down by a few glasses of Bouchard Finlayson white and Californian zinfandel wine. Every single guest expressed their amazement and delight at such a positive experience.
Well done Alex and Jack, and well done all Summer Lodge staff!

Great Stay!

We enjoyed a wonderful 2 night stay here. Jack the manager was excellent! He provided us lots of great travel info and destinations around the area and coast. The property itself was on full show as it was later June and the gardens were fabulous.
We had the option of staying in one of the cottages however much preferred been in the main House as it was much brighter and cozy. The room was a bit on the smaller side (completely understandable) but perfect in every way!
The Chef and his front of house service staff were excellent. We especially enjoyed sitting in the glassed in area as it had lots of light and pleasant views..Wonderful. We wouldn’t hesitate to recommend Summer Lodge for your stay!

Old fashioned hospitality at its very best!

A delightful hotel in the midst of the Dorset country side. Exemplary service with a smile. Fabulous food and old English style at its most decorative. Highly recommended for a romantic break or destress treat. Afternoon tea and a trip to the spa are not to be missed!