Located in the peaceful village of West Knighton, New Inn – Dorchester is a former 16th-century coaching inn. It blends original features with modern attributes, such as free WiFi and free on-site parking.

A TV with Freeview channels is featured in each room at New Inn, as well as an private bathroom and hairdryer.

A cooked breakfast is available each morning. Homemade pub food is served in the on-site pub restaurant, and uses locally sourced produce where possible. An extensive snack menu and unique specials board accompany the traditional British meals. There is no Continental breakfast option.

The historic market town of Dorchester can be reached in a 10-minute drive and features a variety of shops and a Roman town house. Moreton Tea Rooms are a 15-minute drive away and offer lunches, cakes and cream teas.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.0 for a two-person trip.

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Property Highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.0)

Want a great night's sleep? This property was highly rated for its very comfy beds.

Breakfast Info

Full English/Irish

Free Private Parking Available On Site

Loyal Customers

There are more repeat guests here than most other properties.


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Sleeps Accommodation Type Price
Max adults: 2
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  • 2 twin beds
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Family Room (2 Adults + 1 Child)
  • 1 twin bed and
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Max adults: 4
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About New Inn - Dorchester

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  • hi will the restaurant be open New Years Eve ?

    hi unfortunately not this year we are afraid :(


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    Answered on December 27, 2020
  • Hello, is there free parking for cars?

    yes there is a large car park at the rear of the pub


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    Answered on May 18, 2021
  • do you have any adjoining rooms

    Hello, our family room is similar to an adjoining room as it is 1 double 1 twin room with a shared bathroom kind regards jess


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    Answered on June 23, 2021
  • Are you taking guests in April?

    We are not I am afraid. We hope to again in May.


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    Answered on April 15, 2021
  • Hi do your rooms have en-suite and is there a bath or shower , in family room

    all our rooms are en suite, but none have baths. kind regards jessica


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    Answered on June 16, 2021
  • do you have the family room available from 2 - 5th Aug or 9 - 12th Aug.?

    Hello There We have one dog friendly room, there is an extra fee of £10 per night for your dog. Regards The New Inn


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    Answered on June 26, 2021
  • do you accept our 🐕

    Hello There We have one dog friendly room, there is an extra fee of £10 per night for your dog. Regards The New Inn


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    Asked about: Classic Double or Twin Room • Answered on June 26, 2021
  • Hi is the toilet and bathroom private or shared with others? Thanks

    all rooms are private en suite with a shower


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    Asked about: Family Suite • Answered on August 9, 2021
  • Hi there is there a room with a separate joining room that I can put a cot in (not the same room as the bed)? Thanks

    Hello Yesthere is.


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    Asked about: Family Suite • Answered on September 27, 2021
Area Info *
Guests loved walking around the neighborhood!
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What's nearby
  • Athelhampton House
    4.6 miles
  • Tank Museum
    5.9 miles
  • Weymouth Harbour
    6.3 miles
  • Weymouth Marina
    6.5 miles
  • Monkey World
    7.4 miles
  • Sandsfoot Castle
    7.4 miles
  • Portland Harbour
    8 miles
  • Portland Castle
    8.9 miles
  • Portland Museum
    10.5 miles
  • Rufus Castle
    10.6 miles
Restaurants & cafes
  • Restaurant Taste Restaurant
    4.2 miles
Closest Airports
  • Bournemouth Airport
    24.4 miles
  • Exeter International Airport
    45.4 miles
  • Southampton Airport
    48 miles
How to get to New Inn - Dorchester from Bournemouth Airport
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    Free parking is available.
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1 Restaurant On Site

    Restaurant

    Open for: Lunch, Dinner

Amenities of New Inn - Dorchester
Great facilities! Review score, 8.9
Outdoors
  • Outdoor furniture
Activities
  • Pool table Additional charge
  • Golf course (within 2 miles) Additional charge
Food & Drink
  • Bottle of water
  • Kids' meals Additional charge
  • Special diet meals (on request)
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
Internet
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Parking
Free private parking is available on site (reservation is not needed).
  • Accessible parking
  • Secure parking
Services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Baggage storage
  • Express check-in/out Additional charge
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • Smoke alarms
  • Security alarm
  • 24-hour security
General
  • Smoke-free property
  • Heating
  • Family rooms
  • Non-smoking rooms
Languages Spoken
  • English
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House rules
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Check-in

5:30 PM - 10:00 PM

Check-out

7:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Cancellation/
prepayment

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Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

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Crib and extra bed policies

There's no capacity for cribs at this property.

This property doesn't offer extra beds.

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 18

Pets

Pets are not allowed.

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The fine print

Please note that is is also possible to check-in from 13:30 until 14:30 Tuesday to Sunday. There is no one available to check-in guests outside of the listed check-in hours.

Kindly note the owners of the property do have a pet dog.

Please note on Christmas Day & New Years Day, a brunch will be served and not breakfast. This will be inclusive in the tariff for those staying Christmas Eve and New Years Eve.

Due to coronavirus (COVID-19), this property adheres to strict physical distancing measures.

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), wearing a face mask is mandatory in all indoor common areas.

FAQs about New Inn - Dorchester

  • The prices at New Inn - Dorchester may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

  • New Inn - Dorchester is 3.1 miles from the center of Dorchester.

  • New Inn - Dorchester has 1 restaurant:

    • Restaurant

  • Room options at New Inn - Dorchester include:

    • Double
    • Family
    • Twin/Double

  • Yes, New Inn - Dorchester is popular with guests booking family stays.

  • Check-in at New Inn - Dorchester is from 5:30 PM, and check-out is until 10:00 AM.

  • From the nearest airport, you can get to New Inn - Dorchester by:

    • Car 1h 10min

  • Guests staying at New Inn - Dorchester can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 9.1).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Full English/Irish

  • New Inn - Dorchester offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Pool table
    • Golf course (within 2 miles)

  • The following parking options are available to guests staying at New Inn - Dorchester (subject to availability):

    • Parking on site
    • Private Parking
    • Parking
    • Secure parking
    • Accessible parking
    • Free parking