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Beggar's Knap

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2 Weymouth Avenue, Dorchester DT1 1QS , England
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016

We got off to a bad start as it took me almost an hour and several are puts to find the place. There was no welcome, I was told where the key was hidden and which was my room. I met Mark as I left. There is the basis of a lovely place here but it's in desperate need of... More 

Thank CambridgeShoequeen
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2016

Good quality rooms, great friendly service and a brilliant cooked breakfast. Although Beggars Knap is in a built up area it was still quiet and being where it is there are a plethora of places to eat and Mark the owner is more than happy to advise on good quality places to visit, eat and enjoy. This man knows his... More 

Thank Jackie M
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2016

In a perfect location being close to the town centre, Brewers Square, Market (when on) and both railway stations the Beggars Knap was an enjoyable stay. The owner is very friendly and helpful. My room was a good size with all the appropriate facilities. A slight niggle is that the sink in the bathroom is a little small and it... More 

Thank Tyzllmyne
Rayleigh, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2016

Stopped off here on the way back from Cornwall for a night. Four poster room is so cool - large and fabulously furnished. The whole place is very quirky with a slightly goth feel - we loved it. Comfy bed so had a good night's sleep and breakfast in a very interesting breakfast room. Host is very friendly - would... More 

Thank jungleyjane
Bristol, United Kingdom
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3 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2016

Owner very welcoming and friendly. Very comfortable bed, room was very clean, nice hot shower/bath. We stayed in the four poster bed room, very quiet even though it faces the street. The house itself is decorated in antiques which added to the charm. Situated very close to places to eat and a cinema too. Also a short drive away from... More 

Thank Kat L
London, England, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2016

In advance of arriving the customer service was excellent, great personable communication to assist with arrival times and directions. Near the station (5min walk) and near town (2min to high st). On arrival, stunned by the grandness of the property, like Victorian grandeur. My room (first floor on the right) was simply luxurious, huge bed, lush decor and basic tea/coffe... More 

Thank MBarnaby
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2015

We had a lovely 3 night stay in the four poster bedroom at this lovely guest house in the centre of Dorchester. Very spacious room, lovely and comfortable in a house full of character and grandeur of times past ... and speaking of character, Mark was a charming host, ready with advice on places to eat within 5 minute walk... More 

Thank crosspol
Dorset, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2015

Stayed here a few years back and really enjoyed it. Not like a normal B&B, the owners very welcoming, breakfast was brilliant, room was a little cold but very spacious and we loved it! only let down was the owners would come to the door to see who was coming in every time you went out or came back in,... More 

Thank Hayley M
Rochester, United Kingdom
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2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2015

We visited Beggars Knap over 3 days, we were going to a wedding in Dorchester. It is simply one of the most beautiful places I have seen operating as a B&B. Stunning interior, perfect central location (yes, there's a pub across the road, we heard noise once and we were staying the weekend). Own parking as well right in the... More 

Thank Darina J
Leighton Buzzard, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2015 via mobile

Excellent value home away from home. Stayed for several months while working away from home. Large very comfortable rooms make for a relaxed stay. Choice of breakfast menu and Mark went out of his way to cook whatever he was asked for at breakfast time. Highly recommended.

Thank Jeff C
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Additional Information about Beggar's Knap

Address: 2 Weymouth Avenue, Dorchester DT1 1QS, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Dorset > Dorchester
Price Range: $130 - $190 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Beggar's Knap 4*
Number of rooms: 20
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