Best Western Wessex Royale Hotel Dorchester

Self Rated: 3.0 out of 5
32 High West Street, Dorchester, DT1 1UP, United Kingdom
4.3 out of 5 rating 275 reviews TripAdvisor Rating: 4.3
Property Details

Property Location

A stay at Best Western Wessex Royale Hotel Dorchester places you in the heart of Dorchester, steps from The Keep Military Museum and 3 minutes by foot from Tutankhamun: The Exhibition. This eco-friendly hotel is 7.7 mi (12.5 km) from Weymouth Beach and 7.5 mi (12 km) from Weymouth Bay.


Stay in one of 27 guestrooms featuring flat-screen televisions. Your pillowtop bed comes with premium bedding. Complimentary wireless Internet access keeps you connected, and digital programming is available for your entertainment. Private bathrooms with bathtubs or showers feature complimentary toiletries and hair dryers.


Make use of convenient amenities such as complimentary wireless Internet access, wedding services, and a banquet hall.


Satisfy your appetite for lunch or dinner at Room To, a restaurant which specializes in international cuisine, or stay in and take advantage of the room service (during limited hours). Wrap up your day with a drink at the bar/lounge. English breakfasts are served on weekends from 8:00 AM to 10:30 AM for a fee.

Business, Other Amenities

Featured amenities include complimentary newspapers in the lobby, luggage storage, and a safe deposit box at the front desk. Event facilities at this hotel consist of conference space and a meeting room.


Distances are displayed to the nearest 0.1 mile and kilometer.

The Keep Military Museum - 0.2 km / 0.1 mi
Tutankhamun: The Exhibition - 0.2 km / 0.1 mi
Roman Town House - 0.4 km / 0.2 mi
Borough Gardens - 0.4 km / 0.2 mi
Dinosaur Museum - 0.5 km / 0.3 mi
Dorset Teddy Bear Museum - 0.6 km / 0.4 mi
Terracotta Warriors Museum - 0.6 km / 0.4 mi
Maumbury Rings - 1 km / 0.6 mi
Dorset Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty - 2 km / 1.2 mi
Max Gate - 2.2 km / 1.4 mi
Maiden Castle - 4.3 km / 2.6 mi
Hardy's Cottage - 5.4 km / 3.4 mi
Sculpture by the Lakes - 10.4 km / 6.5 mi
Tolpuddle Martyrs Museum - 11.5 km / 7.1 mi
Radipole Lake Nature Reserve - 11.8 km / 7.3 mi

The nearest airports are:
Bristol (BRS-Bristol Intl.) - 99.4 km / 61.8 mi
Bournemouth (BOH-Bournemouth Intl.) - 49 km / 30.4 mi

The preferred airport for Best Western Wessex Royale Hotel Dorchester is Bristol (BRS-Bristol Intl.).

Check-in time starts at 2pm. Check-out time is 11am.
Property Policies

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges.
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

  • No onsite parking is available.
  • Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival. Due to COVID-19, this property's food and beverage options may be limited pursuant to local regulations. Due to COVID-19 travel restrictions, this property can only accept bookings for essential travel or stays. You may be asked to provide evidence of this on arrival.

Important Information

Please note, there is important information about this property to know before you arrive.

  • Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.
  • For details on Best Western's privacy policy, visit

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Fee for English breakfast: GBP 14.00 for adults and GBP 6.00 for children (approximately)
  • Nearby parking fee: GBP 4.00 per day

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

  • -Free WiFi
  • -Wedding services
  • -Smoke-free property
  • -Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • -Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • -Conference space
  • -Bar/lounge
  • -Free newspapers in lobby
  • -Coffee/tea in common areas
  • -Banquet hall
  • -One meeting room
  • -Front desk (limited hours)
  • -Luggage storage
  • -Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)