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44 Maiden Castle Road, Dorchester DT1 2ES
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

"Heaven on Earth" - Larraine & Tony Edwards, Guestbook, May 2018

We're raising money for well deserving causes throughout our peak summer season. Our charity of the month for May half term and throughout June is the Alzheimer's Society. We'll be donating £1 every night for every room occupied by guests. Find out more about our summer fundraising here.

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, large extra-length beds, quality bedding, well stocked bathrooms
  • The indulgent Aquila breakfast - loads and loads of choice, lots of local Dorset ingredients, all freshly prepared and cooked to order. Members of the Dorset Food & Drink community.
  • Free off-road parking & high-speed WiFi.
  • 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.

Now booking for all of 2019.

We've now refurbished all six bedrooms since we aquired the business - have a look at our latest upgrades here.

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

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Length of Stay
TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence

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