US$116 Avg/night
Rate and special offer based on Check-in 11 Feb 2016 Check-out 12 Feb 2016

Wessex Royale Hotel

3 stars
View map of 32 High Street, Dorchester, DT1 1UP

Hotel Overview

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Set in the very centre of the pretty historic market town of Dorchester, The Wessex Royale Hotel Dorchester provides modern facilities for the business and leisure travellers. Area attarctions close by are Military Museum, the Tutankhamun Exhibition and a Dinosaur Museum.

The Wessex Royale Hotel Dorchester offers two meeting rooms, The Williams Barnes Room that accommodate up to 100 guests and The Regency Room that can accommodate up to 40 guests. Guests can explore the area attarctions of the city to make their stay complete.

Please note on 30/12/10 check in will not be possible until after 5pm.

While free public parking is available, spaces are very limited and cannot be reserved in advance.

Situated at High West Street, The Wessex Royale Hotel is close to the River Frome, Weymouth, Poole, Lyme Regis, Swanage, Bournemouth, Yeovil and the Jurassic Coast.

From The North: Travel down the M5 until J15, then exit onto the M4 (south) at J19 exit onto M32. At J3 travel onto the A4032 (Newfoundland Way) in Bristol. Turn right onto the A4044 (Bond St into Temple Way) and then turn left onto Templegate, which continues onto Bath Road. From here take the A37 (Wells Road) to Yeovil and continue on the A37 south of Yeovil until you reach the B3147. Follow, and turn left onto the B3150, Hgh West Street.

Guests of The Wessex Royale Hotel can dine at the restaurant onsite where delicious dishes are served by the staff of the hotel. There is also a bar and courtyard where gets can enjoy drinks and light meals served throughout the day.

This property offers 39 spacious rooms, which are well fitted with amenities such as direct dial telephones, hair dryers and a private bathroom.

Children are welcome stay free upto 4 years when using existing bedding and charged as adults from 16yrs

Wessex Royale Hotel Rooms

Bedrooms display a charming and traditional character with supremely comfortable furnishings to help you feel well rested. All rooms have modern en-suite bathrooms with a bath and power shower, premium digital channels and Wireless Internet connections to help you wind down with "home away from home" comforts and little touches that truly make you feel welcome.


  • WiFi
  • Free parking
  • No smoking rooms/facilities
No smoking rooms/facilities
Room service
Laundry service
Conference facilities
Free parking

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Hotel Map

50.715 -2.4405
Area served
Nearby airports
Bournemouth International Airport.
Area description
Located on High West Street in the centre of Dorchester, The Wessex Royale Hotel is ideally situated to allow you to make the most of the beautiful Dorset countryside. The local area boasts many natural sites of beauty, with walks, golf courses, fishing lakes and the whole Dorset Countryside to explore. There are also many historical sites of interest such as Maiden Castle, the worlds largest Iron age hill fort, Classical Author Thomas Hardy's Cottage or the nearby Roman Townhouse.


The a la carte, RAC Rosette award- winning restaurant is open each evening and offers a variety of traditional and exciting new dishes. The meals on offer are of a consistently excellent standard, making the restaurant popular with guests and locals alike. Fully refurbished with air conditioning, offering a wide range of traditional and new world wines to compliment your meal, you are assured a meal of the highest quality.

Hotel Policies


Terms and conditions

Extra charges may apply for children. Incidental charges, such as room service, are not included in the quoted rate.

The amenities and/or facilities may not be located at the hotel, but within a reasonable distance, and additional charges may apply for use.

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