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Aquila Heights Guest House

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44 Maiden Castle Road, Dorchester DT1 2ES, England
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Aldershot, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We can't thank Joan and her team enough for making our stay so special when we had a family wedding in Dorchester last month. We were able to have a home from home experience as we had taken over the whole house to accommodate all the family, which made getting ready and leaving for the church on time really smooth.... More 

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Lyon, France
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely lady, and such an amazing breakfast! Plenty of cereals, fruits, marmelads, sausages and mushrooms really well cooked. In the bathroom, shower gels, shower creams, shampoos and conditioners of all kinds. Large, comfortable rooms, with TV, tea service and Wi-Fi.

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Exeter
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Absolutely top-notch B&B. We stayed in the twin room which had a great view of Maiden Castle. We'd never heard of this place but Joan pointed it out so we went to visit it - just a short drive down the road and it was stunning in its immensity. Our room had all you could want for - a good... More 

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Winsford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great place the second time I have stayed breakfast amazing and very fresh inc fruit and the biggest array of cereals I've ever seen Joan is very friendly and an absolute encyclopaedia of local knowledge will be back in the future for a longer stay

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed at the Aquila for one night, we had superb stay, we had a 1 year old with us and we were totally welcomed with open arms by Joan, she had a high chair set up for breakfast and even washed up the babies bottles for us, really was beyond all expectations. Breakfast was lovely and such a great... More 

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Eastbourne, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This hotel is run by Joan Cox. She is a charming lady. This B&B is in a lovely area. It looks like two semis combined into one large detached property. It is about a 10 minute walk into North Dorchester. Our room (No 5) was spacious and very comfortable. I have never seen a breakfast menu like it - a... More 

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Birmingham
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A really lovely little B&B - we stayed for one night while we were visiting relatives, they had found it for us and we are so happy that they did. It's very homely with lovely touches lots of little extras in the rooms. Joan is wonderful and very welcoming. Easy to find and easy to park - a fantastic walk... More 

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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed for one night on motorcycle tour, easy location for town centre, excellent room (bit small but perfect for short stay). Joan is a great hostess who cooks a simply superb breakfast that kept me going until dinner.Great value.

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

Only stayed one night. Lovely lady who runs the place Joan made us very welcome and was helpful about places to eat in town. Comfy bed (room 3) slept like a log. great choice for breakfast and cooked fresh to order so you have to wait a little while but boy, it is worth the wait. Don't have any reservations... More 

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Melbourne
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

We had the pleasure of staying here for 3 nights due to needing to be close by for a wedding. As a family of 2 adults and 2 children we chose this B&B in preference to booking 2 seperate rooms at a nearby hotel and we are so glad we did! We booked the downstairs garden room which is effectively... More 

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