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BEST WESTERN Kings Arms Hotel

30 High East Street, Dorchester, Dorset, DT1 1HF

Ratings & Awards


3 stars Hotels that are inspected by the AA for their level of service and facilities are reflected in the number of stars awarded.

Hotel Amenities


  • Free Internet
  • Free parking onsite (37 spaces)
  • Parking On Site
  • Restaurants
  • Bars
  • Lift
  • Hotel And Bedrooms All Completely Non Smoking

Get in touch


08445 76 76 76
*local rate

Join us at the BEST WESTERN King’s Arms Hotel


A traditional coaching inn at the heart of Dorchester

The BEST WESTERN Kings Arms Hotel is perfectly placed and wonderfully kept. Offering traditional coaching inn character, yet providing all the mod cons you'll need, the hotel really is a class apart.

In the centre of Dorchester, Dorsets county town, the BEST WESTERN King's Arms is steeped in history. Retaining all the charm of yesteryear, the hotel promises to live long in the memory, just like the many points of interest you'll find nearby.

From thrills and spills (courtesy of hydro-zorbing) and more peaceful pursuits (thanks to the many Thomas Hardy attractions), you'll have your pick of things to do. Then, when you return from a day out, you'll receive a wonderful warm welcome from the staff at the BEST WESTERN King's Arms Hotel; especially if you join us in our lounge bar for a relaxing real ale.

Discover Dorset


In Thomas Hardy country, there's plenty to see and do!

Things to do in Dorchester


Landmarks and getting around

  • Thomas Hardy's House - Max Gate (1 miles)
  • Thomas Hardy's Cottage - National Trust property (3 miles)
  • Seaside/beaches (8 miles)
  • Monkey World/Tank Museum (15 miles)
  • Dorchester historic market town (2 miles)

There are lots of shopping opportunities nearby.

Find out more about attractions near the BEST WESTERN Kings Arms Hotel.

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BEST WESTERN Kings Arms Hotel at a glance


In the delightful market town of Dorchester, everything you need is close to hand.

  • 1 meeting room
  • 37 hotel rooms
  • Large car park

Our Values

Comfort comes naturally at the BEST WESTERN King's Arms. Our friendly staff go the extra mile to make sure you enjoy a most relaxing break.

Rating: 4 "Addition to Survey"

19/Nov/13  Iain B, Ferndown, United Kingdom | Type: 

I have to say that normally I would spend 15-20 nights away a year on average but did not as suffered with hip problems which limited my sightseeing and walking until an operation in June of this year... more »

Rating: 4 "Nice comfortable friendly hotel. Great Breakfast"

03/Dec/13  A TripAdvisor Member, Barcelona | Type: 

Had an overnight stay with my family and booked 3 rooms, single room with double bed, double bedroom and two twin bedded room. Rooms were cold but the thermostats on the radiator soon put that right. ... more »

Rating: 5 "Relaxing stay in Dorset"

11/Dec/13  C H, United Kingdom | Type: 

Comfortably refurbished yet understated. Quiet yet right in the town centre. Perfect for a relaxing get away from it all. Very welcoming staff throughout - excellent food served in pleasant surrou... more »

Rating: 5 "Great location"

02/Feb/14  A TripAdvisor Member, Hampshire, England | Type: 

This is the second time my wife and I have stayed at this hotel. It is a wonderful old building in a great location for exploring Dorset. The room was warm and comfortable and we had a superb breakfas... more »


BEST WESTERN Kings Arms Hotel
30 High East Street
Dorchester
Dorset
DT1 1HF
Sat nav postcode:DT1 1HF

For phone bookings please call:
08445 76 76 76

For general enquiries please call:
01305 265353

For online bookings please use the
pink button above.


Check in: 14:00
Check out: 11:00

 
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