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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.

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

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.
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Rating: 5 "excellent"

22/Jun/14  susan h, Honiton, United Kingdom | Type: 

We stayed for 2 nights at the Kings Arms Dorchester. Everything was excellent from arrival to departure. The only very slight blemish was dinner in the evening. I chose the curry which was said to be ... more »

Rating: 3 "Could do better!"

22/Jul/14  A TripAdvisor Member, Reading, United Kingdom | Type: 

Booked this hotel for a weekend break in Dorset as I am a Best Western Reward Card Holder. Looked nice on the website and first impressions on arrival were good - nice spacious ground floor room with ... more »

Rating: 4 "My Stay"

16/Sep/14  David M, Preston, United Kingdom | Type: 

very nice hotel perfectly situated for day trips to Weymouth and other locations good food polite staff tried to pick fault but couldnt really maybe the slopping bedroom floor but that added character... more »

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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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