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Wessex Royale Hotel

3.0 of 5 32 High West Street, Dorchester DT1 1UP, England
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Devon
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50 reviews 50 reviews
26 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We needed to stay in the centre of Dorchester and there isn't much choice. We decided on the Wessex Royale, which is so very average and noisily situated on the main road. The staff are all very helpful, but there just aren't many of them. Our room was spacious, but very tired and the bathroom certainly needed a refit as... More 

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Crewe, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Booked on line for two double rooms, standard, and arrived to be given one standard and the Thomas Hardy suite! Couldn't have been more pleased, especially as we had gone there for my wife's birthday. The breakfast was very nice and kept us going all day and the staff where all pleasant and friendly. Would definitely go back!

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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed with a friend last Saturday night having booked on line. A very nice room in the courtyard and lovely hotel, friendly staff, could not fault it one bit. Parked in the car park at the rear of the hotel, was all so easy. Lovely breakfast in the morning and the hotel was nice and warm!! All superb! Looking forward... More 

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Studland, United Kingdom
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18 reviews 18 reviews
5 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Arrived early but the staff moved a few rooms around so we could get in our room, the room faced out the front of the hotel but the noise was minimal, room lovely, nice and large with big bed seating area. The added extras of the complimentary newspaper and the bottled water in the room were a nice touch. Staff... More 

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Cognac, France
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82 reviews 82 reviews
34 hotel reviews
79 helpful votes 79 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

stayed here27th to the 30th nov,ate in here on our first night, I have to say we were both very impressed with the food(HOT PLATES AND FOOD)at last,we travel a lot and I was starting to think that maybe everywhere served cold food on cold plates!!!not here it was excellent!!the young girls on duty laura and another blonde girl very... More 

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Kent, England
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

Stayed here for one night en route to Cornwall arriving mid afternoon and were escorted to our room where we were really happy to find we had been upgraded an amazing honeymoon suite, the Thomas Hardy Suite. The room itself had a large four poster bed with small sofa and tv unit, then the bathroom had a double shower cubicle... More 

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Manager W, Manager at Wessex Royale Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your lovely comments and taking the time to rate us. We are really pleased to hear that you enjoyed your stay here with us. We try our hardest to upgrade people where we can. We strive to ensure that our guests receive a warm and friendly welcome throughout their stay here with us. We hope... More 

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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

We have stayed at the Wessex a few times & it has always been lovely - we recently chose to have our wedding reception there & it was perfect, the staff are all lovely & really helpful & the food was fantastic! Really glad we chose the Wessex!

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Manager W, Manager at Wessex Royale Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your comments and taking the time to rate us. We are really pleased to hear that you enjoyed your stay here with us again and you chose to have your wedding reception here. We are just glad we could have been part of your special day. If you ever have a preference of room please... More 

Bristol, United Kingdom
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24 reviews 24 reviews
12 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

Just spent a weekend in Dorchester and stayed at the Wessex Royale Hotel. A charming hotel with very good staff who were welcoming, helpful and friendly, and provided an excellent professional service. The hotel is set in the heart of Dorchester on the High Street with a lot of places to interest to visit within easy walking distance. Parking behind... More 

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Manager W, Manager at Wessex Royale Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your lovely comments and taking the time to rate us. We are really pleased to hear that you enjoyed your stay here with us. We are extremely lucky to be situated where we are, making it a great base for people who wish to explore all the delights in and around Dorchester. We feel that... More 

Windsor
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

This hotel is in the heart of the lovely town of Dorchester within a short walk of everything & a perfect base for exploring Dorset. The room rate was really good value. If I had any criticism it would be that the bathroom though clean needed updating, and the standard of workmanship of the decor was poor with little regard... More 

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Bridport, United Kingdom
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44 reviews 44 reviews
19 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

The Wessex Royale offers and delivers excellent service cleanliness efficiency and great value for money. It's just a pity there are limited parking spaces on site but that's not the fault of the hotel. The Wessex is very welcoming and has a very pleasant bar and restaurant together with well appointed rooms adequate for a comfortable overnight stay. It's position... More 

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Manager W, Manager at Wessex Royale Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your positive comments and taking the time to rate us. We are really pleased to hear that you enjoyed your stay here with us again, if you ever have a preference of room please let us know when you book again and we can make sure you get the room you prefer We also appreciate... More 

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Additional Information about Wessex Royale Hotel

Address: 32 High West Street, Dorchester DT1 1UP, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Dorset > Dorchester
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Wessex Royale Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 27
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Also Known As:
Minotel Wessex Royale Hotel Dorchester
Minotel Hotel Wessex Royale
Minotel Dorchester
Dorchester Minotel
Wessex Royale Hotel Dorchester, Dorset

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