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Best Western Wessex Royale Hotel, Dorchester

3-starThis establishment has received its official star rating from VisitEngland, the National Tourist Board for England.
32 High West StreetDorchesterEnglandDT1 1UPUnited Kingdom

Georgian hotel in Dorchester with restaurant, bar/lounge
  • Free WiFi and free parking
Very Good8.4
Fantastic service
Tasty breakfast
Location is ok
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Best Western Wessex Royale Hotel, Dorchester

from $48
  • Single Room
  • Double Room
  • Twin Room, 2 Twin Beds
  • xxxxxxx
  • Deluxe Double Room
  • xxFour Poster Roomxx
  • Family Room
  • Four Poster Room
  • Honeymoon Suite 1 four poster bed with separate seating area
  • Standard double room for sole occupancy
  • Standard twin room for sole occupancy
  • Superior double room for sole occupancy
  • Standard Room, 1 Double Bed, Non Smoking
  • Standard Room, 1 Single Bed, Non Smoking
  • Standard Room, 2 Single Beds, Non Smoking
  • Family Room, Multiple Beds, Non Smoking
  • Superior Room, 1 Queen Bed, Non Smoking
  • Standard Room, 1 Double Bed, Non Smoking (Canopy Bed)
  • Suite, 1 Double Bed, Non Smoking (Canopy Bed)

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 27 rooms
  • This hotel is arranged over 3 floors


  • Check-in time starts at 2:00 PM
  • Check-out time is 11 AM

Required at check in

  • Credit card or cash deposit required

  • Government-issued photo ID required

Travelling with others


  • Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)


  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms



  • Free self parking (limited)

Other information

  • Smoke-free property
  • Resort fee included
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Food and drink
  • English breakfast daily (surcharge)
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/lounge
  • 24-hour room service
  • Coffee/tea in a common area
Things to do
  • Bicycle rentals nearby
  • Golfing nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
Working away
  • Conference space
  • One meeting room
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Luggage storage
  • Wedding services
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1
  • Year Built 1756
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Terrace

In the room

Home comforts
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)
Sleep well
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available
  • Premium bedding
  • Pillowtop mattress
Things to enjoy
  • Individually decorated
  • Individually furnished
Freshen up
  • Private bathroom
  • Shower/tub combination
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
Be entertained
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Digital TV channels
Stay connected
  • Desk
  • Free newspaper
  • Free WiFi
  • Phone
Food and drink
  • Free bottled water
  • Daily housekeeping

Special features


Room To - This restaurant specializes in international cuisine and serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

Awards and affiliations

Green / Sustainable Property
This property participates in Green Tourism Program, a program that measures the property's impact on one or more of the following: environment, community, cultural-heritage, the local economy.

Best Western Wessex Royale Hotel, Dorchester’s small print

Also known as

  • Wessex Royale
  • Best Western Wessex Royale Dorchester
  • Best Western Wessex Royale
  • Wessex Royale Dorchester
  • Best Western Wessex Royale Hotel Dorchester
  • Wessex Royale Hotel Dorchester
  • Dorchester Minotel
  • Minotel Dorchester
  • Minotel Hotel Wessex Royale
  • Minotel Wessex Royale Hotel Dorchester
  • Wessex Royale Hotel Dorchester, Dorset


Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.

This property does not have elevators.

Mandatory fees

The charges below are included in the total price displayed:

  • Resort fee

Optional extras

English breakfast is offered for an extra charge of GBP 10.00 for adults and GBP 5.00 for children (approximately)

We have included all charges provided to us by this hotel. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

What’s around Best Western Wessex Royale Hotel, Dorchester


  • Heart of Dorchester
  • Tutankhamun: The Exhibition - 1 min walk
  • The Keep Military Museum - 3 min walk
  • Borough Gardens - 4 min walk
  • Roman Town House - 4 min walk
  • Dinosaur Museum - 6 min walk
  • Dorset Teddy Bear Museum - 6 min walk
  • Terracotta Warriors Museum - 6 min walk

Getting around

  • Bournemouth (BOH-Bournemouth Intl.) - 47 min drive
  • Bristol (BRS-Bristol Intl.) - 98 min drive
  • Dorchester South Station - 12 min walk
  • Dorchester Moreton Station - 15 min drive
  • Weymouth Station - 17 min drive
  • Free self parking
  • Limited parking

Best Western Wessex Royale Hotel, Dorchester

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