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2 Weymouth Avenue, Dorchester, DT1 1QS, United Kingdom – Show map
Excellent location – rated 9.2/10! (score from 180 reviews)
Rated by guests after their stay at Beggar's Knap.
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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
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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.
Additional fees are not calculated automatically in the total cost and will have to be paid for separately during your stay.
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 180 reviews
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Overlooking Borough Gardens in central Dorchester, Lantern House offers elegant rooms and a range of breakfast options.
Score from 62 reviews Exceptional
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 295 reviews Very good
|Offering an outdoor pool, Rylstone Bed and Breakfast is located in Dorchester. Free WiFi access is available. Each room here will provide you with a TV and a seating area.||
Situated in the peaceful village of West Knighton, New Inn – Dorchester is a former 16th-century coaching inn.
Score from 283 reviews Wonderful
The house has been decorated in keeping with the era it was built making it a real place you can relax and smile. Our host is friendly and professional. This is total value for money. Other 'hotels' should follow suit!
Friendly owners Lovely Breakfast Free Wifi
Bath towels could do with being larger
Shower water pressure
Mark's welcome, the comfort of room and bathroom. The accessability to the town and all the amenities and shops,
The house is on a very noisy corner, opposite a pub and with the traffic and pub-goers coming out late we found it hard to get to sleep. We were on the front of tyhe house however.
location and hospitality
Really warm and friendly greeting from the owner Mark. Great location, nice breakfast.
Wonderful quirky comfortable place to stay in a perfect position to explore with impeccable service and fantastic breakfast
Room good size.
Room was very cold due to central heating not being set properly. Came on at 4am but was cold at 8am and in evening. Booking.com did not make it lt clear that breakfast want was not Included In the price so had to make other arrangements.
The excellent communications, my welcome, the size of my room, the warm atmosphere, and the delicious breakfast
Wi-Fi didn't connect in the evening but ok in the morning.
Four poster bed!. All fittings, furniture, fixings, look antique. If you want away from plastic perfect modern hotels, this is for you, it has an old feel to the place , but still has tv, wifi etc, abig old bath, a few creaks and groans among the nooks and crannys of a large old house! Loved it!
everything! loved the decoration of this beautiful home. seriously cant get enough of the furnishings. Mark was friendly and welcoming and he is definitely an artist! :D
only thing is that the driveway was tiny and hard to find in the dark.
Lovely house with many interesting items around. Lovely room in which breakfast was served and location was perfect for exploring Dorchester and in particular the refurbished brewery area.
Sadly we feel that the accommodation was let down by pillows which need to be replaced and some new bedding (sheets and pillow cases would do much to enhance the comfort and overall feel.
A comfortable spacious room, a wonderful breakfast, value for money and a great host Mark
The place is very unique and interesting. The room was spacious and was very comfortable. Mark the owner was a brilliant host.
The location is brilliant, room very comfortable, breakfast delicious. Can't fault this place
Aside from the fact itself that this is a beautiful building, with huge rooms and great services, it is located so near to the centre of the town that everything is very accessible, and the owners are incredibly friendly!
Nothing negative to say in the slightest
Well placed for a visit to Dorchester and the Brewery Square development.A house filled with antiques and a lovely host means you will not find a better place to stay in the middle of town too. A classic British B&B run professionally.
Sadly Mark missed the note on the booking form about a vegetarian breakfast but managed to cope.
Fantastic host, beautiful light airy room. Great breakfast
Towels had seen better days
The owner is a really nice guy, very kind and helpful. Breakfast was fine. good location, just near all the city best restaurants.
Booking over priced the Inn, I paid 80GBP for something worth half. I don't like taking a bath without a curtain, there was no floor mat in thew bath room, the noise from the road was terrible. Only after complaining - the heater was turned on. the house is old and needs some better maintenance! the TV is so small that you cannot watch it from bed. It's my first time staying at a B&B - too bad it was not a good experience.
Beautiful old house with plenty of history. Mark was an excellent host and went out of his way to make everybody feel welcome and at home. Breakfast was well cooked and tasty.
Traveled with father of 85 years old. He was cold.
Location and owner.
Cheap bed sheets and pillows. Bathroom - No towel rail, toilet-roll holder or surface to put things on.
The welcome. The atmosphere. The comfort of the room and bed. Big choice for breakfast. Catered with no problem with my coeliac diet - I took my own lactofree milk, gluten-free bread and lactofree spread (my preference)
Difficult to locate initially as on a corner and not clearly labelled from a car. Limited parking space
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!
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