About us

In December 1997 John and Chris Hutchins purchased the Purbeck House Hotel from John and Christine Cruse. The Hotel is run by the son-in-law Stephane Gousseau who is general manager and assisted by his wife Hazel. The family ran the White Lodge Hotel successfully for 9 years and they wish to continue their success at the Purbeck House Hotel & Louisa Lodge. In 2003 The Hotel as been extended with another 20 Bedrooms to make a total of 38, In 2006  they have also upgraded the Conservatory with it’s on Bar. Other members have joined them in helping run the hotel smoothly, and making it a genuine family run business. They hope that you will enjoy your stay.


Meet the Team

Senior Partners– John Hutchins, Hazel Gousseau, Anthony Hutchins, Stephane Gousseau

General Manager– Stephane Gousseau

Accounts Manager– Hazel Gousseau

Assistant Manager– Lynne

French Head Chef

Restaurant Manager– Dragosh

Marketing Manager- Alex Gousseau

Head Housekeeper- Agnieska

Maintenance Manager- John Bish