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2 Weymouth Avenue, Dorchester, DT1 1QS – Show map
Excellent location – rated 9.3/10! (score from 172 reviews)
Rated by guests after their stay at Beggar's Knap.
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Free! Free private parking is available on site (reservation is not possible).
Non-smoking Rooms, Heating, All Spaces Non-Smoking (public and private)
1:00 PM - 10:00 PM
6:00 AM - 11:00 AM
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 cribs in the room.
Any type of extra bed or crib is upon request and needs to be confirmed by management.
Pets are not allowed.
This property only accepts cash payments.
Please inform Beggar's Knap of your expected arrival time in advance. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly using the contact details provided in your confirmation.
Based on 172 reviews
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Situated in Dorchester center, Westwood House is a 20-minute drive from the scenic coast at Weymouth. Set in a historic building, the hotel offers free Wi-Fi and cooked breakfasts.
Score from 173 reviews Wonderful
The Wessex Royale is a delightful Georgian hotel with an excellent location in the center of Dorchester. It has free Wi-Fi and a restaurant.
Score from 287 reviews Very good
Overlooking Borough Gardens in central Dorchester, Lantern House offers elegant rooms and a range of breakfast options.
Score from 25 reviews Exceptional
The Royal Yeoman is a charming B&B with free Wi-Fi, plenty of parking and large grounds with a mill stream and access to beautiful walks along the Frome River.
Score from 164 reviews Wonderful
Mark, location was quiet even though B and B was central, communal dining table
Shabby towels, poor lighting in room - always worried looked like pantomime dame. Shower very poor. No drawers only wardrobe that could be tricky to shut. Kettle was a bad pourer!
Mark was charming and friendly. The house was delightful and full of character. Our room was an excellent size and clean.
Towels and bedding could have been of a better quality considering the cost of the room.
easy access; parking; simple to find; Mark was very helpful
Wonderfully welcoming reception from our host and exceptional attention to detail in respect of catering for our needs.
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.
The owner was welcoming and very helpful. The room was wonderful loved the four poster bed and the decor. Owner recommended locations to eat dinner which was very good of him. Owner allowed us to leave our luggage safely for a few hours. So so kind and helpful. Many thanks
as with some of the other reviewers the car parking was a little stressful and getting out of the car park. however this is not something the owner can resolve. No top bed sheet in such hot weather made it a little too warm for us at night thus affecting our sleep.
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
I actually had the misfortune to break my ankle in Dorchester town following a wedding and a member of guest house staff kindly brought all my belongings to me in the hospital!
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.
Comfortable bed, elegant room, helpful owner, good breakfast
Having no shower curtain when a notice on the wall specifically asked for no water to be allowed to go on the floor of the old house. Parking can be complicated but the owner is very helpful to arrange parking as well as possible.
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.
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