Hotels in Dorset

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The Priory

The Priory - Gin Stay Package Special Offer

Wareham

Idyllically situated by a Saxon church with gardens bordered by the River Frome, this 16th-century priory has cast off its monk’s habit to become a characterful hotel.
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  • garden
  • fishing
  • wifi
  • romantic
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  • golf
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Moonfleet Manor

Moonfleet Manor - Two night Weekend Break Special Offer

Fleet

‘An excellent place for a family reunion with young children’, this Georgian manor house above Chesil Beach, on Dorset’s Jurassic coast, has a seriously impressive list of facilities.
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  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • garden
  • spa
  • dog_friendly
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  • tennis
  • indoor_pool
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Hotels in Dorset

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The Bull Hotel

The Bull Hotel

BRIDPORT

In the centre of this bustling market town, a family-friendly (Fullers) hotel in a handsome Grade II listed former coaching inn. Open for breakfast, lunch and dinner, menus include moules frites and steak frites. Quirky rooms have bold wallpaper. The flower-filled courtyard garden is ideal for sunny days and balmy nights. https://www.booking.com/hotel/gb/the-bull-dorset.en-gb.html?aid=311076
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The Old Monmouth B&B

The Old Monmouth B&B

LYME REGIS

Close to the sea front, a 16th-century house with a rich past, and a French-inspired light, airy interior. During summer months the whole house can be rented for up to 12 people.
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  • vegetarian_friendly
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Lyme Townhouse

Lyme Townhouse

LYME REGIS

A stylish guest house, just off the high street, and ideally placed for the historic Cobb harbour, beaches, beautiful gardens, pubs and restaurants.
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Westwood Guest House

Westwood Guest House

LYME REGIS

Worth the climb. This contemporary guest house is at the top of a hill with glorious views over Lyme Bay. Breakfast is taken in the light, airy conservatory or on a sunny terrace; bedrooms include a fridge with fresh milk and a laptop safe.
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Oaklands

Oaklands

WEYMOUTH

Recently renovated in fresh, contemporary style, a grand Edwardian residence close to Weymouth Marina. Spruce bedrooms include a mini fridge with fresh milk, Bluetooth speaker and a charging hub. The lounge has an honesty bar, and fine breakfasts are served in a dining room with its original ceiling and wooden floor.
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Seasons Guest House

Seasons Guest House

WEYMOUTH

On the seafront, several bedrooms at this small Georgian-fronted B&B give wonderful views over Weymouth bay. Takeaway fish and chips may be eaten in the dining room; days out can be planned in the welcoming lounge.
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  • veganfriendly
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The Grange

The Grange

WEYMOUTH

Seaside hints abound at this Victorian town house, an easy stroll from the seafront. Spic and span modern bedrooms have plenty of storage and are decorated in soft colours; two overlook the greenery of St John’s Park. Hearty breakfasts are served in a coastal-hued breakfast room and the friendly hosts share useful local tips with their B&B guests.
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Halsons Bed and Breakfast

Halsons Bed and Breakfast

BRIDPORT

In an elevated position, large, bright bedrooms at this welcoming B&B overlook glorious landscapes. Built mainly of flint, the house is in a small village five miles from Bridport, and surrounded by its own stone-walled garden. Coffee and cake is served on arrival; in the morning, there is a generous, varied breakfast.
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  • garden
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Haddon House

Haddon House

Bridport

In over an acre of grounds, this traditional country house hotel occupies an ivy-covered Regency-style building three hundred yards from the harbour. There are characterful bedrooms and a restaurant specialising in local fish and in-season locally grown fruit and vegetables. Lighter meals are available in the bar and comfortable lounge.
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RNLI College

RNLI College

Poole

Set up as a training centre for RNLI volunteers, this purpose-built structure overlooks Holes Bay in Poole Harbour. Alongside crew members, visitors can stay in comfortable, jauntily decorated bedrooms (each with a double bed, work desk, seating and stunning view of the harbour). Breakfast and bistro food is served in the light and cheerful Riggers restaurant facing the waterfront; the Slipway bar has drinks and nibbles. Tours of the facility (which include a wave tank and simulator) can be pre-arranged. Every £1 spent goes towards providing equipment, training, and support for those saving lives at sea.
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The Plantation

The Plantation

Poole

Updated in colonial style, a dog-friendly red-brick pub in a leafy residential area close to the village of Canford Cliffs and a beach. It has ornithological and botanical wallpaper and fabrics, dark wood shutters and screens; natural tones and materials in spacious bedrooms. Pub classics and sharing platters are served in the large conservatory (a riot of patterned floor tiles and exotic palms in up-cycled storage crates) or in one of the tropical Tiki huts in the garden.
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  • walking
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  • seaside
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Hotels, B&Bs, country houses, inns, restaurants with rooms

Wonderful meals and personal service await at the Good Hotel Guide hotels in Dorset. Choose from seaside locations, thatched countryside retreats and smart townhouse-style hotels – or indeed combine a stay to experience a true sense of Dorsetlife.

Don’t forget our hotels in the New Forest. Other places to see in this interesting county include Dorchester – Hardy’s Casterbridge (his cottage is at Higher Bockhampton). Near Cerne Abbas is the priapic giant carved into a hillside. Historic buildings include Christchurch Priory, Sherborne abbey church and Wimborne Minster. Tolpuddle remembers its martyrs with a memorial, Maiden Castle is a vast prehistoric earthwork with stunning views. Visit the ancient Swannery at Abbotsbury, and the Prince of Wales’s purpose-built town of Poundbury.

Lyme Regis with its Cobb, described in The French Lieutenant’s Woman and Persuasion. Famous beaches include Chesil Beach, Lulworth Cove and Durdle Door.

For holiday ideas in Dorset, please see VisitEngland

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Last updated: May 20, 2022