The White Horse

High St, Dorking, England
Centre

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18
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  • Public Spaces17
  • Service18.5
  • Overall18
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Hotel Description

In this business, it pays to be specific; it seems there’s a White Horse of some description in just about every town, village, and hamlet in England. But only one is remembered as the Victorian-era coaching inn where Charles Dickens went to write part of The Pickwick Papers, and that would be the White Horse Hotel in Dorking, Surrey. It’s also the only one that recently sank £4 million into a refurbishment to bring it up to the standard demanded by guests who’ve grown accustomed to the boutique hotels of London and the surrounding countryside.

To that end, they’ve decorated the rooms in a style that’s colorful, eclectic, and luxe, in a homespun sort of way, while duck down duvets and Green & Spring bath products provide just a touch of extravagance. The same goes for the all-day restaurant, whose menu features unapologetically classic British fare, but with an emphasis on the quality and provenance of the ingredients. Just about everything you’ll taste is local to Surrey, from the bread and the sausage to the produce and chutneys and even the drinks from the bar — local wines(!) feature alongside a selection of ales and lagers from Dorking and Wimbledon.

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Hotel Criteria

  • 56 Rooms
  • Style: Contemporary Classic
  • Atmosphere: Lively

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Hotel Amenities and Services

  • 100% non-smoking hotel
  • 24 hour concierge
  • 24 hour front desk
  • 24 hour medical assistance
  • 24 hour room service
  • Adjoining rooms
  • Babysitting (on request)
  • Bar
  • Bicycle rentals nearby
  • Boardroom
  • Free wi-fi
  • Garden
  • Golf nearby
  • Lounge
  • Luggage storage
  • Multi-lingual staff
  • Offsite gym facilities
  • Pet Friendly
  • Pets allowed (charges apply)
  • Restaurant
  • Room service
  • Self service parking (charges apply)
  • Shopping area nearby
  • Wake-up service
  • Wine tours nearby

Need to Know

Please note: Children under the age of 18 cannot be accommodated at The White Horse. All rooms are non-smoking. Limited car parking spaces should be reserved in advance directly with the hotel. There is a charge of £10 per day. (Free for Blue Badge holders staying at the hotel). Alternative long stay car parking can be found in St Martins Walk (RH4 1DX), a few minutes walk from the hotel. Luggage drop off is available at the front of the hotel.

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Check in:

3pm,

Check out:

12pm

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  • Cosy Room

    • Fits 1 person
    • 1 Double/Full Bed
    • 161 ft²/15 m².
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    Views: partial courtyard, partial street or city.

    This room includes:

    • carpeted floor
    • coffee/tea
    • flat panel television
    • Green and Spring bath amenities
    • hairdryer
    • iron
    • laptop safe
    • phones
    • rain shower
    • stand up shower
    • wake up service
    • working desk
  • Comfy Room

    • Fits 2 people
    • 1 Queen Bed
    • 226 ft²/21 m².
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    Views: courtyard, partial courtyard, street or partial street.

    This room includes:

    • carpeted floor
    • coffee/tea
    • flat panel television
    • Green and Spring bath amenities
    • hairdryer
    • iron
    • laptop safe
    • phones
    • rain shower
    • stand up shower
    • wake up service
    • working desk
  • Spacious Room

    • Fits 2 people
    • 1 King Bed or 2 Single Beds
    • 279 ft²/26 m².
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    Views: courtyard, partial courtyard, street or partial street.

    This room includes:

    • carpeted floor
    • coffee/tea
    • crib (on request)
    • Green and Spring bath amenities
    • hairdryer
    • iron
    • laptop safe
    • phones
    • rain shower
    • safe
    • stand up shower
    • wake up service
    • working desk
  • Indulgent Room

    • Fits 2 people
    • 1 King Bed
    • 387 ft²/36 m².
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    Views: street.

    This room includes:

    • carpeted floor
    • central heating
    • coffee/tea
    • crib (on request)
    • espresso machine
    • Feature Bath
    • flat panel television
    • green and spring bath amenities
    • hairdryer
    • iron
    • laptop safe
    • phones
    • rain shower
    • safe
    • soaking tub
    • stand up shower
    • wake up service
    • working desk
  • Decadent Suite

    • Fits 2 people
    • 452 ft²/42 m².
    Amenities

    Views: partial courtyard or street.

    This room includes:

    • arm chair
    • carpeted floor
    • coffee/tea
    • crib (on request)
    • espresso machine
    • flat panel television
    • green and spring bath amenities
    • hairdryer
    • iron
    • laptop safe
    • phones
    • rain shower
    • rollaway bed (on request)
    • safe
    • separate living room
    • sofa
    • stand up shower
    • wake up service
    • working desk
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Hotel Amenities and Services

  • 100% non-smoking hotel
  • 24 hour concierge
  • 24 hour front desk
  • 24 hour medical assistance
  • 24 hour room service
  • Adjoining rooms
  • Babysitting (on request)
  • Bar
  • Bicycle rentals nearby
  • Boardroom
  • Free wi-fi
  • Garden
  • Golf nearby
  • Lounge
  • Luggage storage
  • Multi-lingual staff
  • Offsite gym facilities
  • Pet Friendly
  • Pets allowed (charges apply)
  • Restaurant
  • Room service
  • Self service parking (charges apply)
  • Shopping area nearby
  • Wake-up service
  • Wine tours nearby

Need to Know

Please note: Children under the age of 18 cannot be accommodated at The White Horse. All rooms are non-smoking. Limited car parking spaces should be reserved in advance directly with the hotel. There is a charge of £10 per day. (Free for Blue Badge holders staying at the hotel). Alternative long stay car parking can be found in St Martins Walk (RH4 1DX), a few minutes walk from the hotel. Luggage drop off is available at the front of the hotel.

Credit cards accepted:

Visa, MasterCard, American Express

Check in:

3pm,

Check out:

12pm

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