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2 Weymouth Avenue, Dorchester, DT1 1QS – Show map
Excellent location — rated 9.3/10! (score from 165 reviews)
Rated by guests after their stay at Beggar's Knap.
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Free! Free private parking is possible on site (reservation is not possible).
Non-smoking rooms, Heating, Non-smoking throughout
13:00 - 22:00 hours
06:00 - 11:00 hours
Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to room type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check the conditions of your required room.
Children and extra beds
Children older than 5 years are welcome.
All children or adults are charged GBP 30 per person per night for extra beds.
The maximum number of extra beds in a room is 1.
There is no capacity for cots in the room.
Any type of extra bed or child's cot/crib is upon request and needs to be confirmed by management.
Supplements are not calculated automatically in the total costs and will have to be paid for separately during your stay.
Pets are not allowed.
This property only accepts cash payments.
As there is no 24-hour reception, guests are required to contact the hotel on day of arrival to inform of their estimated time of arrival.
Guests are requested to inform the property of their expected arrival time. This can be noted in the Special Request box when booking.
Payments by can be made by electronic transfer, BACS, cash or cheque.
Personal or business cheques are acceptable. Company bookings can be invoiced by prior arrangement.
Access to car park is via Great Western Road.
Please inform Beggar's Knap in advance of your expected arrival time. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly with the contact details provided in your confirmation.
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Everything!! Mark was the best possible host and nothing was too much trouble.
The house is full of interesting old curiosities. The location is great for walking into the town. The full English breakfast was one of the best I have ever had. Our big four poster bed was very comfy and we slept very well.
The parking area is quite small.
Mark is an excellent host, attentive but not intrusive. He has made the most of this victorian town house's dramatic potential, but it is also homely and personal. I really enjoyed staying here.
The room was large and very sumptuously decorated. Mark, the owner, was very attentive and very knowledgable about the area. He couldn't do enough for us,but at the same time, was very unobtrusive. The breakfast was fabulous. Would definitely go back. It was fabulous. Location was excellent.
Beautiful room perfect location incredibly friendly service fantastic breakfast cannot praise it highly enough
not a single thing
Made to feel very welcome at all times and recommended places to eat locally. The room was extremely comfortable with a large super king bed and the added bonus of tea/coffee, bottled water, fruit and biscuits. Shower room spotlessly clean and shower worked efficiently. Breakfast was cooked to order, delicious and served at a large shared table. A wonderful overnight stay.
Was in a good location, staff were very friendly and extremely helpful, shall definatly be retuning in the future.
Character, communal breakfast table, quirkiness
Lack of dedicated shower
Ideal location for visiting Dorchester and surrounding area. Friendly and helpful owner. Good choice of breakfast.
Easy walking to all town centre facilities Lovely breakfast Car parking
everything excellent host
very good host
Beautiful home and lovely, interesting furnishings. Breakfast was yummy! Good to have parking on site.
Parking was tight, though nice to have. Could have used nicer towels and a wash cloth
Very friendly, very helpful. Good overnight stay.
Would have liked a shower cubicle not just a bath with shower over
We had a wonderful stay at this guest house, the room was superb in every respect and Mark the owner was fantastic, nothing was too much trouble, we have already recommended this establishment to our friends and will be definitely staying there again.
Wonderful place to stay. Very unique ..and in a good way. Mark is an excellent host. I'd strongly recommend Beggars Knap. I'll certainly stay there again.
We enjoyed a lovely two night stay at Beggar's Knapp.. Mark was a superb host and went out of his way to make us a take out breakfast as we had an early start one morning.. Which was much appreciated..!! Gorgeous cooked breakfast on the second morning though..!! :) Would definitely stay again if in the area.
There was nothing we disliked.
Very friendly and accommodating owners. Would definitely recommend this lovely B&B.
A charming house, delightfully furnished with antiques. Friendly proprietor.
cobwebs in bathroom/shower only one towel in shared bathroom/ toilet could not use credit card
The host was very helpful when I lost my purse at the pub across the street. He made several phone calls, was reassuring, and helped me locate it. The breakfast room was nice, and the breakfast was adequate.
In a very noisy location. Ensuite very incovenient and not enough towels. Bed covering stained. Staff not always there and had to call them to come open for us at check in time. Parking lot is microscopic with many cars that had to be jockied around to get them in and out--an accident waiting to happen.
We loved everything about it. It's a lovely place to stay.
Everything! The gentleman that runs the b+b was the perfect host! Couldn't have asked for any more!
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