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Best Western Wessex Royal Hotel

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  • Excellent35%
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  • Average18%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast Buffet
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3 Star Hotel
The Wessex Royale Hotel is a delightful Georgian era hotel located in the centre of Dorchester. With classically designed rooms and an excellent central location, The Wessex Royale is ideal for a relaxing break.The Hotel was built in 1756 and features all of the elegance and classic...
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Location and contact
32 High West Street, Dorchester DT1 1UP, England
43.1 km to Bournebouth Intl Airport
70 restaurants are within a 0.5 km radius
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Business trip in this area and needed a room. The reception, bar and dinning room are small but very nice and reasonable modern so great marks there. The room was also a great surprise with plenty of space and a good sized on suite bathroom....More

Thank Ollie000
Response from Manager W, Manager at Best Western Wessex Royal HotelResponded 1 week ago

Dear Ollie000 Thank you for taking the time to rate the Wessex Royale Hotel so highly, your feedback is appreciated and your points noted. We look forward to seeing you again.

Reviewed 1 week ago

I don't get to stay in this hotel that often but I wish I did. The age of the building really shines through with every wall and corridor just slightly curved or off-square because it is so old, but only in a very good way!...More

Thank Rob E
Response from Manager W, Manager at Best Western Wessex Royal HotelResponded 1 week ago

Dear Rob E Thank you for your lovely comments. Great to see you were well looked after by Caroline. We look forward to giving you a warm welcome on your next visit.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We came here as wedding guests. The food was fantastic. The service was impeccable. The whole day was magical. We really enjoyed everything. The drinks were reasonably priced too. we didn't stay here but wouldn't hesitate to.

Thank Rock and Roll D
Response from Manager W, Manager at Best Western Wessex Royal HotelResponded 1 week ago

Dear Rock and Roll D Thank you for your lovely comments. So glad the wedding went well and was enjoyed by everyone. We look forward to seeing you again.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stopped here for a night on spec. Reception staff were very welcoming, helped us with luggage to our room (no elevators as the hotel is in a listed building). Room was a good size, quite quiet (at the back of the hotel), small but...More

Thank bettoneyvere
Response from Manager W, Manager at Best Western Wessex Royal HotelResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear bettoneyvere Thank you for taking the time to rate the Wessex Royale Hotel. Sorry you were not happy with your breakfast, did you let the staff know at the time? Great to see you found the hotel staff welcoming and you were happy with...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Excellant staff. Great rooms. Staff were amazing and so helpful. Chef came out and sujected a dish that wasnt on menu and he cooked especially for us. Will our waiter was great. Difinately worth a visit.

Thank cyndi m
Response from Manager W, Manager at Best Western Wessex Royal HotelResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Cyndi m Thank you for taking the time to rate the Wessex Royale Hotel so highly. We look forward to giving you a warm welcome on your next visit.

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US$105 - US$193 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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US$105 - US$193 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
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Response from Steve H | Reviewed this property |
You need to contact the hotel directly, I was just a visitor.
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dgburf
17 November 2014|
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Unfortunately, there is a height restriction of 2 metres.
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"Pay a little more and upgrade to superior or a suite."
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"No air conditioning so top floor very hot, however creaky floors throughout so best not to have anyone above..."
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"DON'T COME if you need parking or want to feel like a valued guest!"
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