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4.0 of 5 Bed and Breakfast   |   44 Maiden Castle Road, Dorchester DT1 2ES, England
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Aquila Heights Guest House
Ranked #7 of 47 Dorchester B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Rating summary
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Lyon, France
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I loved my stay at Aquila Heights! Joan, the landlady, treats her guests like family members and she is always ready to help: she came to pick me up at the train station (a very pleasant surprise, since I was wondering where to find a taxi) and she provided me with tons of information about the local curiosities and the... More

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Bend, Oregon
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited the UK this summer for 17 days.First, Thomas Hardy country in Dorchester, then Oxford where my wife took a week long course on Jane Austen,then final three days in London. The start of our trip was just great because we stayed at Aguila Heights, where the owner, Joan, pampers her guests, and the home is so beautiful. Breakfasts... More

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Boulder, Colorado
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81 reviews 81 reviews
22 hotel reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

This guesthouse was airy and clean and our room overlooked the countryside in the distance. The residential neighborhood was quiet. The walk into town took about 20-25 min. with busy streets that we found difficult to cross. There may be an easier way to walk that we were unaware of.

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England
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83 reviews 83 reviews
27 hotel reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

A warm welcome, very clean and a comfortable night. Slightly surreal breakfast with a very comprehensive range of cereals/jams/spreads and an excellent cooked breakfast. Separate toilet/shower in the single room not a problem.

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Devon
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

Have stayed at Aquila Heights a couple of times now - both for two nights. First time spent one night in double room and second in single (husband in hospital). Second time no single room available so spent two nights in double. Made very welcome and was grateful for interest and interaction while spending second night on my own. Breakfasts... More

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London, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

Staying at the Aquila was a pleasure from start to finish. The online booking system was a doddle to use, I paid via paypal and had the confirmations back in a flash. I arrived on a Saturday evening, dusty and sunburnt after attending Tankfest, and was wrmly greeted by Joan, who had just moved her car to ensure that I... More

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Barnsley, England, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014 via mobile

Utter perfection. I work away a considerable amount and found this place in an emergency. Room..well aired, clean and fully stocked...including herbal teas Shower..very cleaned and again well stocked...8 shower gel choices Breakfast..too much choice but in a good way..excellent cooked breakfast had by my colleague Massive supplies of missed items...toothbrushes etc And joan is a delight to be accommodated... More

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Cardiff
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64 reviews 64 reviews
18 hotel reviews
77 helpful votes 77 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

I have travelled a great deal and used various and different types of accommodation within the UK.I would however say without doubt that in the B & B class this is simply the best providing high standards and excellent value for money. The breakfasts are first class and the rooms are clean with every toiletry you need in an en-suite... More

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Abingdon, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2014

What a gem! Lovely place to stay. Very welcoming, even with 2 little ones in tow! Joans knowledge of local area was second to none and we enjoyed listening. The room was spacious and well equipped. The items on the breakfast menu were endless. The service joan provided was excellent. The breakfast itself was very tasty and set us up... More

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

We only just found out about tripadvisor from an article in the Daily Mail, and although we stayed there in September last year, we feel it is important for us to recommend Joan's guest house to anybody thinking of staying in Dorchester. Joan treated us like members of her family. She went out of her way to help us find... More

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Additional Information about Aquila Heights Guest House

Address: 44 Maiden Castle Road, Dorchester DT1 2ES, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Dorset > Dorchester
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Aquila Heights Guest House 4*
Also Known As:
Aquila Heights Guest House Dorchester, Dorset

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