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Aquila Heights Guest House

Certificate of Excellence
44 Maiden Castle Road, Dorchester DT1 2ES, England
Aquila Heights Guest House
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Rating summary
  • 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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Berkshire
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162 reviews 162 reviews
123 hotel reviews
145 helpful votes 145 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very helpful and friendly owner. Just can't do enough for you! Beautiful house with views of Maiden Castle. Quiet location. Lovely, warm and comfortable beds. Everything you could possibly want is provided in the bedrooms. Hospitality tray with lots of choice plus biscuits. Bathroom has the widest array of shampoos and conditioners I've ever seen, plus a huge choice of... More 

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Horsham, United Kingdom
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5 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

My daughter and I stayed here on Saturday 21st Feb to attend a wedding. We had informed the owner that we were travelling from afar and that would it be ok if we checked in early to get ready for the wedding. She was very accommodating and said as long as the room was ready, that was fine. A lovely... More 

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Sutton Coldfield, United Kingdom
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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014

If you think the reviews for this hotel are too good to be true, then don't. It is as good as people say. I have just come back from another enjoyable stay. Food, rooms and general demeanour of this lovely little guest house are all perfect. Well done Joan! See you in January! Merry Christmas!

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London, England, United Kingdom
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014

My fourth visit to this fantastic B and B, this time with a group of 5 friends. Beautiful rooms, scrumptious breakfasts and a log fire alight for us in the lounge every evening - we will be back!! Joan (the lovely landlady) even let us use the dining room in the evening for our Indian take away AND warmed our... More 

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Bath, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

This is one of the best guest houses I have ever stayed in. Received a very warm welcome. Room was very spacious, comfortable, clean and well-equipped, with an ample selection of toiletries. Breakfast was excellent, with a wide range of fruits and a delicious cooked breakfast. Plenty of rooms available for a small group. An easy 10 min walk to... More 

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Verwood
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

We stayed at Aquila Heights Guest House for one night as we were attending a function in Dorchester. Joan made us extremely welcome and our bedroom (No.5) was a huge room and very comfortable. Everything you could possibly need in the room was provided with loads of choice of shower gels, shampoos etc. The breakfast choice was immerse starting with... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

The bedroom we had was very pleasant with views over Maiden Castle and Hardy's monument. Both the bedroom and bathroom were spotlessly clean, warm and spacious (we had room 3 upstairs). There are plenty of toiletries and a wide choice of tea and coffee in the room and at breakfast. The full English breakfast is filling and tasty, and there... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Stayed with my fiancé Paul who is now my husband! Had a love night stay comfortable bed lovely big room with nice view the lady was very welcoming and friendly and very informative. The breakfast was excellent nice touch the real coffee do much choice of cereals juices vee impressive apologies for the delay of putting this on. Thanks again... More 

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

A trip from NZ with my daughter cumulated in a fantastic reunion with my oldest friend and her daughter in the wonderful Aquila Heights. It felt like home from home - we were welcomed, cared for without being fussed over and there was absolutely every amenity available. The attention to detail makes a stay here superb. The location is ideal,... More 

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Lyon, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

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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