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Aquila Heights Guest House

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Colombo, Sri Lanka
Reviewed 30 September 2016

Stayed on 28.9.16. Nice welcome, good rooms, brilliant brekkers all in a clean, good value for money package. Motorbike friendly though you need your wits about you when you have to reverse down the incline of the drive.

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 September 2016

We loved the super king sized bed and the sofa - felt like being at home. Details have been well thought out such as blackout curtains and choice of teas and coffee in the room. Delicious breakfast with loads of choice.

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Worksop, United Kingdom
Reviewed 25 September 2016

Aquila Heights is an ideal place to stay for exploring Dorchester and surrounding countryside. The rooms I've stayed in were large and airy, spotlessly clean and well furnished, and the owners, Derek and Wendy went out of their way to make my stays enjoyable. The food is excellent with plenty of choice and I would thoroughly recommend Aquila Heights. The...

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Thank LBgeoff
Walton-On-Thames, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 September 2016

The welcome we received was warm and friendly. My room fresh and clean, I particularly liked the seaside theme! My friend and I stayed overnight to leave in the morning for home. The location was quiet and the view of Maiden Castle was awesome. Breakfast was so good. I enjoyed every bit. I liked all aspects of this Guest House.

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Thank ymtyrrell
Reviewed 16 September 2016 via mobile

I booked a single room (rm 4) which had its own bathroom accross the landing, a bathrobe is provided for your modesty, as well as a selection of shampoo, conditioner and showergels, towels face cloth and soap. Dont forget to take your key with you! Superb breakfast with more than enough choice and gluten free options too. A 'packed lunch'...

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Thank Pixieluvspizza
Guildford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 September 2016

What a find, a great Bed & Breakfast. On arrival given a warm welcome. We stayed in room five, a large room overlooking the main road but fully double glazed so no trouble with traffic noise. Room fully equipped every beverage you could require, even a large packet a biscuits to enjoy. Room of high quality and furnished with everything...

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Thank Chris H
Bath, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 September 2016

Derek and Wendy are lovely, extremely accommodating and very helpful. The place and room was immaculate. Huge breakfast choice, we've never seen so many different jams and cereals!! Gorgeous breakfasts ranging from a classic English, continental and kipper or salmon options. Definitely worth another visit and I would recommend it highly as a place to stay.

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Thank Katrina405
Bridgend, United Kingdom
Reviewed 31 August 2016

Took a last minute decision to visit the Great Dorset Steam Fair and booked into the Guesthouse. Can only 100% agree with the previous comments on this excellent establishment. Warm welcome from the owners and only a 10 minute walk into town. Wonderful cooked breakfasts with a fantastic selection of teas, fresh fruit salads, jams and sauces in fact I...

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Bolton Lancashire
Reviewed 26 August 2016

After looking at the website, I booked in for two nights and was not disappointed. Derek and Wendy are very friendly and welcoming and extremely efficient, when it comes to booking. My single room (No.7) with a private bathroom was very spacious and extremely comfortable. The breakfast on the website more than came up to expectations. The range of options...

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Gloucester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 August 2016

We were originally looking for a mini break on the coast, but it being August, prices were high and availability low. Looking inland a bit we found Aquila Heights which turned out to be perfect. The house is spotless, our room was enormous (room 5) and had everything you could possibly need, hairdryer, impressive array of toiletries, bottled water, fan,...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Laundry Service
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Aquila Heights Guest House offers a selection of seven light, bright and airy bedrooms all furnished and decorated to enhance their individual ambiance and charm • Visit England 4 Stars accreditation plus Silver and Breakfast Awards • Free high speed fibre optic Wi-Fi • Free off street Parking • Excellent award winning Breakfast Menu designed to cater for all tastes and dietary requirements - individually cooked to order from 7 - 9am daily • Locally sourced products and fresh local produce in season are used whenever possible • LCD bedroom televisions with Freeview • Generous hospitality trays with a beverage selection • Cyclists and Walkers are Welcome with secure dry overnight cycle storage and wet clothes drying available • We are pleased to welcome guests for short or longer stays • All tariffs are inclusive of your own choices from our extensive Breakfast menu and VAT • Prestigious, peaceful location in Thomas Hardy Country with excellent views towards the ramparts of Maiden Castle iron-age hill fort and [Admiral] Hardy's Monument• Just a short walk to Dorchester's historic town centre, museums, an abundance of eateries and all local facilities and amenities • Two mainline train stations and a National Express Coaches stop en route to the town centre • Easy to find central location for touring and exploring beautiful Dorset's wealth of attractions and World Heritage Jurassic Coastline - Lulworth Cove, Durdle Door, Weymouth, Isle of Portland, Chesil Bank, Abbotsbury, Bridport's West Bay [ITV's Broadchurch] and Lyme Regis etc. • A warm welcome always awaits! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Aquila Heights Guest House

Address: 44 Maiden Castle Road, Dorchester DT1 2ES, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Dorset > Dorchester
Price Range: $120 - $154 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 6
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“Rooms at the front have great views over the surrounding countryside including Maiden Castle.”
 of 5 bubbles BarryT_11, 14 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Rooms 3 and 5 are the larger, superior rooms which we've stayed in. They are very spacious and very comfortable.”
 of 5 bubbles EddieS888, 13 Mar 2017 | Read review
“we had front room”
 of 5 bubbles 327stevene, 5 Mar 2017 | Read review
“We had room 3 and it was lovely - light, airy with lovely views of Dorchester”
 of 5 bubbles Steviebarley, 29 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Room 5 was facing the main road but no problem with traffic noise.”
 of 5 bubbles Z4831ICchrish, 7 Sep 2016 | Read review
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