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32 High West Street, Dorchester, DT1 1UP, United Kingdom – Show map
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Food & Drink
Bar, Breakfast in the room, Restaurant (à la carte), Special diet menus (on request)
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Free public parking is possible on site (reservation is not possible).
Room service, Packed lunches, 24-hour front desk, Luggage storage, Daily maid service, Meeting/banquet facilities, Fax/photocopying, Bridal suite
Newspapers, Non-smoking rooms, Family rooms, Heating, Non-smoking throughout
14:00 - 23:00 hours
07:00 - 11:00 hours
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Children and extra beds
All children are welcome.
All children under 16 years stay free of charge when using existing beds.
All children under 2 years stay free of charge for children's cots/cribs.
The maximum number of children's cots/cribs in a room is 2.
There is no capacity for extra beds in the room.
Pets are not allowed.
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Based on 294 reviews
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Originally built in 1881, Beggar’s Knap Guest House offers 4-star accommodation in the centre of historic Dorchester. It is just 3 miles from Hardy’s Cottage, the birthplace of Thomas Hardy.
Score from 177 reviews Superb
Situated in the Brewery Square development, in the heart of the historic market town of Dorchester, this family-friendly Premier Inn Dorchester offers a bar and restaurant.
Score from 246 reviews Fabulous
Overlooking Borough Gardens in central Dorchester, Lantern House offers elegant rooms and a range of breakfast options.
Score from 62 reviews Exceptional
Situated 1 minute's walk from the town bridge over the historic Weymouth Harbour, this traditional hotel offers comfortable accommodation, a restaurant and bar, and easy access to beach, 10-minutes'...
Score from 972 reviews Very good
Comfort of the room and the excellent quality of the products at breakfast
The christmas tree and the flexibility of the kitchen(outside the box requests graciously met)
Everything was lovely. The room and bed clean comfy. Although we didn't have an evening meal there but breakfast was delicious and excellent value with lots of choice.
We have stayed here before and will keep coming back, the hotel is a lovely old building and the staff are very friendly, professional and cannot do enough for their guests even though they had 3 Christmas parties on they still kept us happy and couldn't do enough for us. We find this hotel very convenient for visiting our daughter and will come back again and again
Pleasant, friendly, helpful staff. Quiet comfortable room. Good breakfasts (and have previously had excellent dinner)
Staff were very friendly and helpful. They served up a good breakfast.
Cannot really write much about 'what didn't like' as it was all pretty good for the £. The only thing to raise is that the pillows were quite hard. however there was two on a single bed which can be unusual and they were not paper thin!
Room was clean, warm and comfortable. Good breakfast and friendly staff
Walls were thin, could hear every word of conversation In the adjacent room
They allowed us to check in early, lovely large room, with complimentary water and morning newspaper. staff friendly, 24 hr bar. great breakfast. good location to town.
This hotel opens on to the main street through the middle of Dorchester so is convenient for all the attractions of the county town of Dorset. The room we had was a fair bit larger than a normal standard double room and was clean and comfortable even though the floor sloped in a number of different directions - quirky or what. The restaurant in the Hotel served up a veritable feast for dinner. The possible atmosphere in the dining room was not helped by piped Radio 2 or by the basic tables and no tablecloths. The food on the other hand was beautifully prepared and in big boy quantities. Well worth a visit and I shall certainly stay there again.
staff very helpful,very good breakfast
The staff, the ambience and the breakfast.. I was impressed when we got in late and the receptionist sensed that we had had a bad journey and arranged for someone to help with our bags.
Limited car parking.
Everything about the hotel friendly staff really clean and great food
Staff were kind and friendly. Food was ok. When I booked on booking.com this hotel was rated four star. When I arrived it stated the hotel as three star.
Sadly the bedroom was not clean. Carpet was dirty. Hairs in the bath from someone before me. Window open when I entered room. No lock and fire stairs right outside anyone could enter if they so wished. Made me feel uneasy.Kettle wouldn't switch off.
Friendly atmosphere of bustling efficiency. Great restaurant food; beautiful, spacious room and bathroom - exceptionally quiet for a city-centre hotel. Staff professional and always ready to help. Way above general 3-star standard - knocked spots off the similarly-priced place I'd just left.
Only that I just had a one-night stay!
Very comfortable room. Had a bar meal and breakfast; both excellent in presentation and content. Very friendly staff.
No room in very small car park. Had to pay in nearby public car park.
room was clean, tea and coffee was well stocked in the room, TV kept our son entertained. Bar being open 24hrs to residents was good and the restaurant staff and food was excellent. location is brilliant right in the centre of Dorchester
being greeted by reception staff with a grunt was not the best start, so maybe some more training on people skills. Parking is shocking don't bring a large car as it wont fit in the tiny car park behind the hotel not the best for unloading kit and children on a sometimes busy road so we had to park behind the hotel in the street but only cost 50p for all night
Staff were very helpful, the hotel was very clean and tidy and comfortable. I would definately use again.
Parking was a bit tight for me but saying that I do drive a 4x4 truck !
Door banging all night stopped us from sleeping
The staff were very professional and friendly, the restaurant was top quality, the lounge and bar area was very comfortable.
Our bedroom was roomy but too dark, though I noticed other rooms were nice and light. The car park is very small, but safe public parking is available close by.
The staff where more than accommodating and a real asset. Breakfast very good
Car parking was a nuisance if you couldn't get in main car park we where driving around and having to top up meter on sat morning at 8.00 am. The rooms where not the cleaness and room had a damp musty odour we changed rooms.
The bathroom was clean and had a good shower over the bath .. The breakfast was excellent as were the waiting staff at breakfast; which was included in the price ..
The beds! Dreadful mattresses... I felt like I was sleeping on a cheap cot mattress from 1970! Extremely uncomfortable! Woke up with back ache! No lift for cases .. Watched elderly couple struggle down the stairs too !
central location friendly staff plenty choices for breakfast food cooked as you like it cleanliness of room very good en suite brand new.
only complaint was the mattress on bed it should be changed.
Everything, the blonde receptionist was a little Gem and the Breakfast was outstanding.
Breakfast was fantastic and wifi was good enough for kids games. The sash window actually worked properly.
hearing noises from other rooms, walking about creaky floors, but it's an old building so it's unavoidable
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