Premier hotel Dorchester
|The Wessex Royale Hotel Dorchester is one of the oldest hotels in the town and considered by many to be one of Dorchester’s premier hotels.The hotel building is a delightful Georgian era hotel located in the centre of the town.
With classically designed rooms and an excellent central location, The Wessex Royale is ideal for a relaxing break or business trip. The original hotel building was built in 1756 and stood as an old coaching inn. The hotel features all of the elegance and classic features you would expect from such a historic property, including fireplaces, panelling and a magnificent grand staircase. Our bedrooms display a charming and traditional character with supremely comfortable furnishings to help you feel well rested.
All rooms have the comforts you would expect including modern en-suite bathrooms with a bath and/or shower, premium digital channels and high speed Wireless Internet connections to help you wind down. We try to offer those “home away from home” comforts and little touches that truly make you feel welcome.
If you want to see more of the Wessex Royale Hotel Dorchester, you can view our online tour.
|The hotel’s own á la carte “Room to..” restaurant offers a variety of traditional and exciting new dishes. The meals on offer are of a consistently excellent standard, making the restaurant popular with guests and locals alike.
Fully refurbished, air conditioned and offering a wide range of traditional and new world wines to compliment your meal, you are assured an experience of the highest quality. There is also a popular bar and lounge, perfect for afternoon tea or a quick glass of beer. The hotel function room also makes for a popular venue for weddings, celebrations and other intimate occasions.
The Wessex Royale is a family friendly hotel near the many activities and attractions in and around Dorchester, including Maiden Castle, Roman Townhouse, Thomas Hardy’s cottage, the Tutankhamun Exhibition and the Dinosaur Museum.Limited Free parking is available in the hotel car park on a first come first serve basis.Book a room at The Wessex Royale Hotel Dorchester and come let our friendly hotel staff make your stay with us a pleasure.
Award winning Room To restaurant
Our very own ‘Room To’ restaurant has received an AA Rosette award. AA Rosettes are awarded solely by AA Hotel and Restaurant Inspectors with no influence from hotels, restaurants or other guides.
The AA Rosette scheme is long established and successfully recognises cooking at different levels nationwide. Follow the link for more information about the Room To restaurant.