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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good26%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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“four poster bed”(11 reviews)
“met mark”(3 reviews)
“superb location”(3 reviews)
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Hotel
4 Star accommodation
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All reviewsfour poster bedmet marksuperb locationthe perfect hostinteresting featuresovernight stoproom was largehot waterbars and restaurantscooked to perfectionfew minutes walkcentral locationtwo night staycar parkshort stayfull english breakfastyogurt
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Reviewed May 6, 2018 via mobile

A wonderful, traditional place to stay. Rooms were very well appointed, the staff were friendly, accommodating and very good. Breakfast was absolutely great! Would stay again any time! Situated close to the centre of town but easily accessible.

Thank AndyFewlass
Reviewed February 4, 2018 via mobile

Visited for two nights in February as a treat. The owner Mark texted us with directions on the morning we travelled and we found the place no problem. It was beautiful. We were slightly concerned that as a family home we might feel uncomfortable or...More

Thank Mary_Soph
Reviewed January 9, 2018 via mobile

The place looks fantastic with great reviews, booked three nights and was looking forward to it. Booking.com advertising breakfast included with a sticker on feature photo. Lucky I checked booking details as it wasn’t, it was going to cost an extra £9.95 per person per...More

1  Thank Leslie N
Reviewed September 28, 2017

We arrived in Dorchester late evening and hadn't booked any accommodation, due to a last minute hiccup in our plans. We were very lucky that Mark at the Beggars Knap had a room free. Couldn't fault the comfort and cleanliness of the room, I had...More

Thank Caroline M
Reviewed July 5, 2017 via mobile

Due to local road works it took a while to arrive but when we did we couldn't have been made more welcome. The Guest House was absolutely amazing as it was full of unique artifacts and period furniture. It was also spotless (dusting must be...More

Thank mrsbloom70
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Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
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Free Parking
Non-Smoking Hotel
Breakfast included
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$121 - $203 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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United Kingdom > England > Dorset > Dorchester
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Beggar's Knap Dorchester, Dorset
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"The mandarin room was lovely"
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"ask for the four poster bed room- I think it's the biggest!"
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"The best tip I can think of is to just do stay there!"
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"try and get a room at the back,noisy junction at the front"
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