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102962 1

Best Western Wessex Royale Hotel

AA rating

About this rating

Rated from 1 to 5, a higher number of stars indicates a better quality, range of services and facilities with an emphasis on 6 key areas – cleanliness, service, food, bedrooms, bathrooms and hospitality.

The merit score for this hotel is 80%. This helps you to compare quality between hotels of the same star rating.

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Customer rating 8 / 10
Based on 471 reviews

Smart high street hotel offering award-winning cuisine

AA Inspector

At a glance

Family rooms
Civil weddings

This centrally situated Georgian townhouse dates from 1756 and successfully combines historic charm with modern comforts. The restaurant is a relaxed venue for enjoying innovative food, and the hotel offers the benefit of a smart conservatory, ideal for functions. Limited courtyard parking is available.


  • En-suite rooms: 29
  • Family rooms: 3
  • Ground-floor rooms: 2
  • Broadband available
  • Wi-Fi available
  • Free satellite TV in rooms
  • Freeview TV in rooms

Room rates

  • Single room, minimum price: £69
  • Double room, minimum price: £89
  • Leisure breaks available

Opening times

  • Closed: 23 December to January


  • Night porter
  • Outdoor parking spaces: 11


  • Steps for wheelchair: 2
  • Walk-in showers


  • Children welcome
  • Cots provided
  • High chairs
  • Children's portions or menu
  • Ironing facilities


  • Minimum 24hr delegate rate (£): 159
  • Theatre-style holds (maximum): 80
  • Classroom-style holds (maximum): 40
  • Boardroom-style holds (maximum): 40


  • Holds a civil ceremony licence

Getting here

From A35 follow town centre signs. Straight on, hotel at top of hill on left.

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Dorchester West / Dorchester South
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Room prices from£89/night**Minimum price of a standard double room *Minimum price of a standard double room
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