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Best Western Wessex Royale Hotel Dorchester

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Superior Room, 1 King Bed, Non Smoking | Premium bedding, pillow-top beds, individually decorated
Standard Room, 2 Single Beds, Non Smoking | Premium bedding, pillow-top beds, individually decorated
32-inch flat-screen TV with digital channels, TV
Premium bedding, pillow-top beds, individually decorated

Overview of Best Western Wessex Royale Hotel Dorchester

Best Western Wessex Royale Hotel Dorchester

3.0 star property
City centre Dorchester hotel with bar/lounge

8.6/10 Fabulous

363 verified Hotels.com guest reviews

Property highlights

  • Parking available
  • Free WiFi
  • Non-smoking
  • Bathtub
  • Bar
  • 24/7 front desk
The price is €78
Price available on 18/12/2022
Map
32 High West Street, Dorchester, England, DT1 1UP
Main amenities
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Breakfast available
  • Bar/lounge
  • Room service
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Coffee/tea in a common area
  • Front desk safe
  • Conference space
  • Meeting room
  • Wedding services
  • Free newspapers in the lobby
  • Luggage storage
For families
  • Private bathroom
  • Television
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Blackout curtains
  • Bath or shower

Room options

About this area

What's nearby

  • Heart of Dorchester
  • Weymouth Beach - 19 min drive
  • Durdle Door - 33 min drive

Getting around

  • Bournemouth (BOH-Bournemouth Intl.) - 54 min drive
  • Bristol International Airport (BRS) - 79 min drive
  • Dorchester West Station - 8 min walk
  • Dorchester South Station - 11 min walk
  • Dorchester Moreton Station - 12 min drive

Restaurants

  • The Royal Oak - 3 min walk
  • The LoFT Cafe - 4 min walk
  • The Posh Partridge - 4 min walk
  • ReLoved - 5 min walk
  • Walnut Grove - 5 min walk

About this property

Best Western Wessex Royale Hotel Dorchester

Located near a train station, Best Western Wessex Royale Hotel Dorchester is a great choice for a stay in Dorchester. For a bite to eat, guests can visit Room To, which serves international cuisine and is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner. The helpful staff and breakfast get good marks from fellow travellers.

Languages

English, Hungarian

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C or hotter
Follows the regional cleaning and disinfection practices of We're Good To Go (UK)

Check-in

Contactless social distancing and check-out
Cashless transactions are available for all charges at the property
Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Social distancing measures in place
Contactless room service is available.

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks available for guests
Masks are required at the property
Hand sanitiser provided
Enhanced food service safety measures are in place
This information is provided by our partners.

At a glance

Hotel size

  • 27 rooms
  • Arranged over 3 floors

Arriving/Leaving

  • Check-in time from 3:00 PM until anytime
  • Minimum check-in age – 18
  • Check-out time is 11 AM

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions

Special check-in instructions

  • Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card or cash deposit required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required
  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Children

  • No cots (infant beds)

Pets

  • Pets not allowed
  • Service animals welcome

Internet

  • Free WiFi in public areas
  • Free WiFi in rooms

Parking

  • On-site parking is limited
  • Street parking available

Other information

  • Smoke-free property

Property amenities

Food and drink

  • English breakfast (surcharge) on weekday mornings 7:00 AM–9:30 AM
  • Bar/lounge
  • Coffee/tea in a common area
  • Room service (limited hours)

What to do

  • Bike rentals nearby
  • Golfing nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby

Working away

  • Meeting room
  • Conference space

Services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Luggage storage
  • Wedding services

Facilities

  • 1 building/tower
  • Built in 1756
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk

Accessibility

  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible business centre
  • Wheelchair-accessible restaurant
  • Wheelchair-accessible lounge
  • Handrails in stairwells

Languages

  • English
  • Hungarian

Room amenities

Be entertained

  • 32-inch flat-screen TV
  • Digital TV channels

Home comfort

  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Iron/ironing board

Sleep well

  • Hypo-allergenic bedding
  • Blackout curtains
  • Premium bedding
  • Pillow-top mattress

What to enjoy

  • Individually furnished and decorated

Freshen up

  • Private bathroom
  • Bath or shower
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer

Stay connected

  • Desk
  • Free WiFi
  • Phone

Food and drink

  • Free bottled water

More

  • Daily housekeeping

Special features

Dining

Room To – This restaurant specialises in international cuisine and serves breakfast, lunch and dinner.

Fees & policies

Optional extras

  • English breakfast is offered for an extra charge of GBP 16 for adults and GBP 10 for children (approximately)

Hygiene & cleanliness

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.

Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; temperature checks are available to guests; guests are provided with hand sanitiser; cashless payment methods are available for all transactions; contactless room service is available; masks are required in public areas.

Contactless check-in and contactless check-out are available.

Enhanced food service safety measures are in place.

This property affirms that it follows the cleaning and disinfection practices of We're Good To Go (UK) guidelines.

Policies

Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.

This property does not have lifts.

This property accepts credit cards, debit cards and cash.

This property reserves the right to pre-authorise the guest's credit card prior to arrival.

Also known as

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Frequently asked questions

Does Best Western Wessex Royale Hotel Dorchester offer free cancellation for a full refund?
Yes, Best Western Wessex Royale Hotel Dorchester does have fully refundable room rates available to book on our site. If you’ve booked a fully refundable room rate, this can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in, depending on the property's cancellation policy. Just make sure that you check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
How much does it cost to stay at Best Western Wessex Royale Hotel Dorchester?
As of 8 December 2022, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at Best Western Wessex Royale Hotel Dorchester on 18 December 2022 start from €78, including taxes and fees. This price is based on the lowest nightly price found in the last 24 hours for stays in the next 30 days. Prices are subject to change. Choose your dates for more accurate prices.
What are the cleanliness and hygiene measures currently in place at Best Western Wessex Royale Hotel Dorchester?
This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property. Furthermore, guests are provided with hand sanitiser, social distancing measures are in place and staff are given personal protective equipment. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
Are pets allowed at Best Western Wessex Royale Hotel Dorchester?
Sorry, pets aren't allowed, but service animals are welcome.
Is parking offered on site at Best Western Wessex Royale Hotel Dorchester?
Yes. Parking spaces may be limited.
What are the check-in and check-out times at Best Western Wessex Royale Hotel Dorchester?
You can check in from 3:00 PM - anytime. Check-out time is 11 AM. Contactless social distancing and check-out are available.
What is there to do at Best Western Wessex Royale Hotel Dorchester and nearby?
Have fun with nearby activities such as cycling and hiking, and practise your swing on the nearby golf course.
Are there restaurants at or near Best Western Wessex Royale Hotel Dorchester?
Yes. Nearby restaurants include The LoFT Cafe (4-min walk), The Posh Partridge (4-min walk) and ReLoved (5-min walk).
What's the area around Best Western Wessex Royale Hotel Dorchester like?
Best Western Wessex Royale Hotel Dorchester is in the heart of Dorchester, a short 8-minute walk from Dorchester West Station and 3 minutes' walk from Tutankhamun: The Exhibition. Travellers love the hotel's prime location.

Overall score and ratings

8.6

Fabulous

9.1/10

Cleanliness

9.0/10

Staff & service

7.9/10

Amenities

8.3/10

Property conditions & facilities

8.4/10

Eco-friendliness

10/10 Exceptional

Lucy, 1-night trip
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8/10 Very good

Staff were excellent, rooms are a little small for my liking tbh but I returned as the staff have been really amazing every time I have stayed.
Brian, 1-night business trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Glyn, 1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Keith, 3-night family trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Martin, 2-night trip
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8/10 Very good

Good Hotel
We received a lovely welcome from the guy on reception, asking if he could help with our luggage. Room was of a nice size with good amenities. Breakfast was lovely, really good choice and the ladies serving were very good.
Tracey, 2-night business trip
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6/10 Good

Nimesh, 1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Full of character and spotlessly clean.
Excellent old building that was full of character and spotlessly clean. Staff were very friendly and the free on site parking was a bonus.
Clive, 2-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Mr and Mrs., 1-night family trip
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8/10 Very good

Weekend Stay
Really nice hotel with character in a very good central location. Breakfast was lovely. Only downside was extremely weak water pressure in the shower.
Matthew, 2-night trip
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