Best Western Wessex Royale Hotel Dorchester

32 High West Street, Dorchester, Dorset, DT1 1UP, England
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Best Western Wessex Royale Hotel Dorchester

Sweet Dreams in Dorchester.

Centrally located in the heart of delightful Dorchester, Best Western Wessex Royale Hotel & Restaurant offers Georgian gorgeousness aplenty close to the Jurassic Coast - standing proudly as an old coaching inn that was built in 1756 and effortlessly show more

Limited free parking available
The Restaurant is currently closed for dinner
Bars, Free WIFI, Restaurants, No Lift
There is free parking available onsite.
Pets not accepted
Pets are not accepted.
Free WIFI available throughout the hotel
Check-in & Check out14:00 | 11:00

Restaurants & Bars

Great Breakfasts are an essential for any hotel stay, the hotel restaurant supplies breakfast leaving you raring to go. The cosy Bar area is the perfect place to enjoy your favourite drink at any time of the day, Enjoy

  • Breakfast Room
  • Hardys Bar

Breakfast Room

Great Breakfasts are an essential for any hotel stay, the hotel restaurant supplies breakfast leaving you raring to go. The cosy bar area is the perfect place to enjoy your favourite drink at any time of day.

Opening hours
Breakfast: 07:00 - 09:30
Weekend times may vary

Hardys Bar

Our popular bar and lounge at Best Western Wessex Royale Hotel & Restaurant is the ideal place to relax with a coffee or treat yourself to a glass of your favourite beer or wine.

Opening hours
12:00-22:00
Weekend times may vary

Meetings & Events

Best Western Wessex Royale Hotel & Restaurant is a charming business proposition, thanks to two wonderful venues within a venue.

Our conference rates include screen, digital AV projector, f...

  • Regency Room

For any enquiries please contact events on 0844 387 62 40

Best Western Wessex Royale Hotel & Restaurant is a charming business proposition, thanks to two wonderful venues within a venue.

Our conference rates include screen, digital AV projector, flip chart & pens, wireless internet hotspot and chilled water and cordials. Everything you need to wow a crowd or give the perfect pitch.

Available Room Set Ups

  • Banquet
  • Boardroom
  • Theatre
  • U shape

Regency Room

The Regency Room seats up to 36 theatre style, 18 u-shaped or 18 boardroom style.

Room Theatre Classroom U-Shape Boardroom Banquet
Regency Room 20 0 15 15 20
Williams Barnes Room 80 0 40 40 85

Reviews of Best Western Wessex Royale Hotel Dorchester

Traveller Overview:
4.0 Rating: 512 reviews
Excellent 39%
Very Good 35%
Average 16%
Poor 4%
Terrible 4%
Rating

David A, wrote review 05/04/2020

Warm and friendly staff and an ideal location.

We stayed just as the Coronavirus pandemic was about to start. The hotel was already emptier with fewer staff. But the staff that were there were helpful and friendly. The hotel itself is a little unp... more

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Kiren F, wrote review 19/03/2020

Great atmosphere and great staff

Excellent service from both Lisa and Lou. I've spent a fair bit of time here for business and have been well looked after through out. If you want budget , go to premier inn. If you want quality? Come... more

Owner Response
Manager Wessex Royale Hotel, General Manager at Best Western Wessex Royal Hotel, responded to this review
Dear Kirten F Thank you for your lovely comments and recommendation. We look forward to giving you a warm welcome on your next visit.
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ceilidhellie, wrote review 18/03/2020

Amazing staff, cannot fault.

The staff working the evening of 17/03 were absolutely incredible. What kind and amazing human beings, who were very attentive, caring and compassionate. I could not fault the team in anyway. What a w... more

Owner Response
Manager Wessex Royale Hotel, General Manager at Best Western Wessex Royal Hotel, responded to this review
Dear ceilidhellie Thank you for your amazing comments. Great to see you were well looked after by the hotel staff and you enjoyed our 'home from home comforts'.
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TravelPerks20, wrote review 05/03/2020

Lovely hotel

Would give it 4 1/2 stars if I could. We stayed in the family room for 1 night. Friendly staff and nice atmosphere. Our room was cosy, clean and great for a family stay. The hotel building is old so c... more

Owner Response
Manager Wessex Royale Hotel, General Manager at Best Western Wessex Royal Hotel, responded to this review
Dear TravelPerks20 Thank you for taking the time to rate the Wessex Royale Hotel so highly. Your comments have been noted. Great to see you enjoyed our 'home from home' comforts and we look forward to seeing you again.
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Kelstar8, wrote review 12/02/2020

Good place, lovely staff and service

Both myself, brother and father had to take sporadic visits to Dorchester in order to visit my mum, who was sadly taken critically ill whilst on a weekend break, she is now on the mend. This has been ... more

Owner Response
Manager W, Manager at Best Western Wessex Royal Hotel, responded to this review
Dear Kelstar8 Thank you for your lovely comments and recommendation. Great to see you all enjoyed our 'home from home' comforts. We're all so pleased to hear that your Mum is now on the mend and we look forward to meeting her.