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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My mother and I stayed at this wonderful and affordable B&B during late November 2016. We enjoyed it so much that we decided to change our itinerary in order to spend more time in Dorset and stay at Aquila Heights. The building is full of charm, the setting (Maiden Castle visible from the upper floor) is lovely, and the hospitality...

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California
Reviewed November 2, 2016

Very nice location- on the outskirts of town, so it is spacious. An easy short drive to the center of town. I love the city, but it was nice to be in a quiet area. Interesting area- we were doing genealogy so it was perfect to have advice for where to go. Car parking was available, a little tight for...

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Southampton, United Kingdom
Reviewed October 30, 2016

4 friends on a walking break ,the b&b is about 15 minutes drive from the Dorset ridgeway,10 minutes from Maiden Castle ,20 minutes to the coast.Very comfortable and clean rooms ,good bathrooms and a breakfast menu with a choice of about 10 options,about 10 minutes walk to the centre of Dorchester, highly recommended

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Meols, United Kingdom
Reviewed October 29, 2016

Visited Dorchester last weekend for a Christening and booked in to Aquila Heights without looking at reviews just on webpage description. The welcome, service, room and food were simply the best we have experienced. Thankyou Derek and Wendy - wonderful hosts.

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Colombo, Sri Lanka
Reviewed September 29, 2016

Stayed on 28.9.16. Nice welcome, good rooms, brilliant brekkers all in a clean, good value for money package. Motorbike friendly though you need your wits about you when you have to reverse down the incline of the drive.

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed September 26, 2016

We loved the super king sized bed and the sofa - felt like being at home. Details have been well thought out such as blackout curtains and choice of teas and coffee in the room. Delicious breakfast with loads of choice.

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Worksop, United Kingdom
Reviewed September 24, 2016

Aquila Heights is an ideal place to stay for exploring Dorchester and surrounding countryside. The rooms I've stayed in were large and airy, spotlessly clean and well furnished, and the owners, Derek and Wendy went out of their way to make my stays enjoyable. The food is excellent with plenty of choice and I would thoroughly recommend Aquila Heights. The...

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Walton-On-Thames, United Kingdom
Reviewed September 21, 2016

The welcome we received was warm and friendly. My room fresh and clean, I particularly liked the seaside theme! My friend and I stayed overnight to leave in the morning for home. The location was quiet and the view of Maiden Castle was awesome. Breakfast was so good. I enjoyed every bit. I liked all aspects of this Guest House.

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Reviewed September 16, 2016 via mobile

I booked a single room (rm 4) which had its own bathroom accross the landing, a bathrobe is provided for your modesty, as well as a selection of shampoo, conditioner and showergels, towels face cloth and soap. Dont forget to take your key with you! Superb breakfast with more than enough choice and gluten free options too. A 'packed lunch'...

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Guildford, United Kingdom
Reviewed September 7, 2016

What a find, a great Bed & Breakfast. On arrival given a warm welcome. We stayed in room five, a large room overlooking the main road but fully double glazed so no trouble with traffic noise. Room fully equipped every beverage you could require, even a large packet a biscuits to enjoy. Room of high quality and furnished with everything...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Aquila Heights Guest House offers a selection of seven 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 high speed fibre optic Wi-Fi • Free off street Parking • Excellent award winning Breakfast Menu designed to cater for all tastes and dietary requirements - individually cooked to order from 7 - 9am daily • 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 • Cyclists and Walkers are Welcome with secure dry overnight cycle storage and wet clothes drying available • We are pleased to welcome guests for short or longer stays • All tariffs are inclusive of your own choices from our extensive Breakfast menu and VAT • Prestigious, peaceful location in Thomas Hardy Country with excellent views towards the ramparts of Maiden Castle iron-age hill fort and [Admiral] Hardy's Monument• Just a short walk to Dorchester's historic town centre, museums, an abundance of eateries and all local facilities and amenities • Two mainline train stations and a National Express Coaches stop en route to the town centre • Easy to find central location for touring and exploring beautiful Dorset's wealth of attractions and World Heritage Jurassic Coastline - Lulworth Cove, Durdle Door, Weymouth, Isle of Portland, Chesil Bank, Abbotsbury, Bridport's West Bay [ITV's Broadchurch] and Lyme Regis etc. • A warm welcome always awaits! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Aquila Heights Guest House

Address: 44 Maiden Castle Road, Dorchester DT1 2ES, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Dorset > Dorchester
Price Range: $87 - $112 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 6
Also Known As:
Aquila Heights Guest House Dorchester, Dorset
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“We had room 3 and it was lovely - light, airy with lovely views of Dorchester”
 of 5 bubbles Steviebarley, Oct 29, 2016 | Read review
“Room 5 was facing the main road but no problem with traffic noise.”
 of 5 bubbles Z4831ICchrish, Sep 7, 2016 | Read review
“For single travellers room No 7 is light and airy with a good view of the car parking area .No road noise at night.”
 of 5 bubbles 999plunger999, Aug 31, 2016 | Read review
“Room had 3windows which is useful if there is hot weather.Only one lot of stairs to climb.”
 of 5 bubbles 188ValB, Jul 27, 2016 | Read review
“Room 3 is large and a great view of Maiden Castle.”
 of 5 bubbles Ruddy-Tripper, Jul 15, 2016 | Read review
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