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Aquila Heights Guest House

4.0 of 5 Bed and Breakfast   |   44 Maiden Castle Road, Dorchester DT1 2ES, England
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Aquila Heights Guest House
Ranked #3 of 46 Dorchester B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    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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67 reviews 67 reviews
23 hotel reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

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 1 week ago

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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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61 reviews 61 reviews
17 hotel reviews
72 helpful votes 72 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 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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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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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2014

We stayed for just the one night at this wonderful B&B, thank you Joan, for making our stay very pleasant! We had spent the previous night at a hotel in one of the other towns. The hotel was ok but we got a lot more for our money at this B&B. Joan was very welcoming, helpful and had very good... More

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Nuneaton, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2014 via mobile

We needed a disabled room so that we could take our brother away for Easter. The ground floor room was great. A ramp to give us easy access with a walker or wheelchair, a bathroom set up for disabled needs and the lovely garden room so we could all be together and look out at the garden. The breakfast was... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2014

We stayed for 4 nights at this wonderful B&B. The owner Joan was welcoming and very helpful and the room was extremely clean with a great range of toiletries as well as a hospitality tray even better than a hotel's. The beds were comfortable and no traffic noise to disturb us. The breakfast really was second to none with a... More

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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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Beverage Selection Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Suites Wheelchair access
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Aquila Heights Guest House offers a selection of seven refurbished light, bright and airy bedrooms all furnished and decorated to enhance their individual ambiance and charm • Visit England 4 Stars accreditation plus Silver and Breakfast Awards • Free Wi-Fi • Free Parking • Excellent award winning Breakfast Menu designed to cater for all tastes and dietary requirements - all individually cooked to order • Locally sourced products and fresh local produce in season are used whenever possible • LCD bedroom Televisions with Freeview • Generous hospitality trays with a beverage selection and chilled fresh milk available 24/7 • Ground floor Garden Room Suite with level wheelchair access and full facilities for guests with reduced mobility • Prestigious, peaceful location with panoramic views towards the ramparts of Maiden Castle Iron-age hill fort, (Admiral)Hardy's Monument and Came Down (Golf Course) • Short walk to Dorchester's historic Town Centre, two mainline train stations, the Duchy of Cornwall's Poundbury, NEW Brewery Square and all local amenities • Cyclists and Walkers Welcome • Secure overnight cycle storage and wet clothes drying available • Very competitive Room Rates inclusive of Breakfast and VAT • A warm welcome is always assured. ... more   less 
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