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44 Maiden Castle Road, Dorchester DT1 2ES
Telephone
01305 267145

Guest Reviews

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. 

Steviebarley - via TripAdvisor
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Bed & Breakfast in Dorchester

"Excellent in every way" - LBgeoff, Tripadvisor, September 2016

Aquila Heights is a friendly and comfortable guest house offering quality B&B accommodation in Dorchester. Our south-facing Edwardian house has 6 individual light and airy bedrooms offering modern facilities and original period character.

  • Home from home comfort, with large extra-length beds, quality bedding and well stocked bathrooms
  • The indulgent Aquila breakfast - loads and loads of choice, lots of local Dorset ingredients, all freshly prepared and cooked to order
  • Free off-road parking. Free high-speed fibre WiFi. Freeview TV
  • Hospitality trays with choice of teas, coffees, hot chocolate, water and local Dorset biscuits
  • Secure dry overnight cycle storage. Rental bikes delivered direct to the door. Wet clothes drying for cyclists and walkers
  • Free collection and return from railway and coach stations
  • Quiet, easy to find location. Walking distance to the town centre and ideal for touring and exploring West Dorset, Hardy Country and the Jurassic Coast.
  • Panoramic views from the bedrooms include the ramparts of Maiden Castle, Hardy's Monument & the South Dorset Ridgeway.

We have just refurbished our two largest rooms - see how good they look here

Now booking for all of 2017.

"The welcome, service, room and food were simply the best we have experienced" - Steviebarley, TripAdvisor, October 2016

 

Our Latest News and Blog Posts

A look back at our first year

Our recent refurbishment of rooms 3 and 5

Our three favourite museums in Dorchester

A Short History of Maiden Castle

National Trust properties near Dorchester

Our guests' recommendations of places to eat out in Dorchester

Our latest Newsletter

A trip to Portland Bill

Dippy the Diplodocus is coming to Dorchester

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Room 2

Sunny west-facing twin room with views of Maiden Castle

Room 3

Large, Superior King-size Double or Twin bedded en-suite room

Room 4

Single bedded room with a private shower room

Room 5

Superior King-size Double or Twin bedded room with excellent views

Room 6

Cosy double bedroom with en-suite shower room

Room 7

Dual aspect single room with private shower room