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The King's Arms

3.5-star inn in Dorchester with restaurant and bar/lounge

  • Free WiFi and free parking
From
€126

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30 High E St, Dorchester, DT1 1HF, England, United Kingdom
9.2.Superb.
  • Great location in the middle of town. Check in was easy. Beautifully decorated throughout…

    Jan 15, 2022

  • Even before check in , the service was outstanding, upgraded on arrival by the lovely…

    Dec 24, 2021

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Enhanced health and safety measures

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Staff wears personal protective equipment
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • Social distancing measures are in place
  • Contactless check-in is available
  • Protective clothing is available to guests
  • Masks are available to guests
  • Guests are provided with free hand sanitizer

Guests rated location

Walkable
Convenient
Easy parking
Dining options
Safe
  • Free parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Pet-friendly
  • Non-smoking
  • Air Conditioning

Property highlights

Main amenities

  • 20 smoke-free guestrooms
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Restaurant and bar/lounge
  • Breakfast available
  • Terrace
  • 24-hour front desk

Feel at home

  • Private bathroom
  • Free toiletries
  • Terrace
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Hair dryer

What’s around

  • Dorset Teddy Bear Museum - 3 min walk
  • Terracotta Warriors Museum - 3 min walk
  • Dinosaur Museum - 4 min walk
  • Tutankhamun: The Exhibition - 4 min walk
  • The Keep Military Museum - 6 min walk
  • Roman Town House - 8 min walk

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Enter dates for 2 guests

Guests
  • Snug Double Room
  • Cosy Double Room
  • Comfy Double or Twin Room
  • Fancy Double or Twin Room
  • Plush Double or Twin Room
  • Epic Double or Twin Room

What’s around

Landmarks

  • Dorset Teddy Bear Museum - 3 min walk
  • Terracotta Warriors Museum - 3 min walk
  • Dinosaur Museum - 4 min walk
  • Tutankhamun: The Exhibition - 4 min walk
  • The Keep Military Museum - 6 min walk
  • Roman Town House - 8 min walk
  • Borough Gardens - 8 min walk
  • Maumbury Rings - 12 min walk
  • Max Gate - 22 min walk
  • The Avenue Stadium - 23 min walk
  • Dorset Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty - 1.3 mi / 2.1 km

Getting around

  • Bournemouth (BOH-Bournemouth Intl.) - 37 min drive
  • Dorchester South Station - 10 min walk
  • Dorchester West Station - 10 min walk
  • Upwey Station - 8 min drive
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30 High E St, Dorchester, DT1 1HF, England, United Kingdom

At a glance

Size

  • 20 rooms

Arriving/leaving

  • Check-in time 4:00 PM-anytime
  • Check-out time is 11:00 AM

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions.

Special check in instructions

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Required at check in

  • Credit card, debit card, or cash deposit required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required
  • Minimum check-in age is 16

Pets

  • Pets allowed (dogs only)*

Internet

  • Free WiFi in public areas
  • Free WiFi in rooms

Parking

  • Free secured, uncovered onsite self parking

Other information

  • Smoke-free property
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At the property

Food and drink

  • Full breakfast daily (surcharge)
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/lounge

Services

  • 24-hour front desk

Facilities

  • Elevator
  • Terrace

Languages Spoken

  • English

In the room

Home comforts

  • Air conditioning
  • Iron/ironing board

Things to enjoy

  • Individually decorated
  • Individually furnished

Freshen up

  • Private bathroom
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer

Be entertained

  • LCD TV

Stay connected

  • Desk
  • Free WiFi
  • Free long-distance calls

More

  • Daily housekeeping

Fees & policies

Optional extras

  • Full breakfast is offered for an extra charge of GBP 15 for adults and GBP 15 for children (approximately)

PetsPay at property

You'll be asked to pay the following charges by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out:
  • Pets are allowed for an extra charge of GBP 10 per pet, per stay
  • Service animals exempt from fees

Hygiene & cleanliness

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.

Personal protective equipment, including masks, will be available to guests.

Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; guests are provided with hand sanitizer; cashless payment methods are available for all transactions; masks are required in public areas.

Contactless check-in and contactless check-out are available.

Enhanced food service safety measures are in place.

Policies

Guests can rest easy knowing there's a carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, and a first aid kit on site.

This property accepts credit cards and debit cards. Cash is not accepted.

This property is licensed under an applicable law.Property Registration Number 58109233

Also known as

  • The King's Arms Inn
  • The King's Arms Dorchester
  • The King's Arms Inn Dorchester

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FAQs

  • Yes, The King's Arms does have fully refundable room rates available to book on our site. If you’ve booked a fully refundable room rate, this can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in depending on the property's cancellation policy. Just make sure to check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
  • This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property. Furthermore, guests are provided with hand sanitizer, social distancing measures are in place, and staff are given personal protective equipment. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
  • Yes, there's free self parking.
  • Yes, dogs are welcome. There's a charge of GBP 10 per pet, per stay. Service animals are exempt from fees.
  • You can check in from 4:00 PM - anytime. Check-out time is 11:00 AM. Contactless check-in and check-out are available.
  • Yes, there's an onsite restaurant. Nearby restaurants include La Caverna (3-min walk), The Royal Oak (4-min walk), and Kao San Thai Restaurant (4-min walk).
9.2.Superb.
  • 10.0.Exceptional

    stylish,

    Lynne, 1 night business trip, Dec 18, 2021

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  • 10.0.Exceptional

    Excellent!

    Very comfortable stay with great, friendly service and excellent food. Our dog was made to feel very welcome too! Great location.

    Carole, 3 night trip, Dec 17, 2021

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  • 10.0.Exceptional

    Superior accommodation

    Pauline, 1 night trip, Dec 10, 2021

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  • 10.0.Exceptional

    Lovely stay!

    A lovely stay with our dog. All staff were very accommodating, doggie treat box was in room on arrival, very thoughtful. Lovely size room and bathroom. Can not fault this hotal at all. Food and drink lovely.

    3 night trip, Dec 9, 2021

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  • 10.0.Exceptional

    Great hotel with friendly staff

    Great location walkable to town centre. Good restaurant food excellent breakfast choices. The staff are very efficient and friendly. Our room was comfortable and we received a room upgrade on check in. The bar is cosy and welcoming.

    charles, 4 night trip, Dec 6, 2021

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  • 10.0.Exceptional

    The staff were very friendly and helpful. They made it a joy to stay there. Would definitely recommend staying there

    Leah, 3 night trip, Nov 14, 2021

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  • 8.0.Very Good

    Dorchester break

    Great stay, nothing too much trouble by helpful staff. Hotel spotless. Great nights sleep.

    John, 1 night trip, Nov 9, 2021

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  • 10.0.Exceptional

    Great friendly staff and food was fantastic both evening and breakfast

    Dean, 1 night business trip, Nov 1, 2021

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  • 10.0.Exceptional

    great stay at the kings arms

    we had an amazing stay at the kings arms,we had our room upgraded on arrival which was great.the room was really nice,very clean and spacious and the bed was very comfy.so glad we had the breakfast in the hotel,it was very nice and the staff were very polite and friendly.we chose this hotel as we were visiting the tank musuem which is only 25 minutes away and were so glad that we did.if we are in the area again we will certainly stay here.fab hotel

    andrew, 1 night trip, Oct 28, 2021

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  • 8.0.Very Good

    Great hotel in centre of Dorchester

    Nice hotel, brilliantly located for central Dorchester. Welcoming and friendly staff, at front desk and in restaurant. Room spacious, TV excellent (first hotel I've been in with iplayer etc.). Would definitely return.

    G, 2 night trip, Oct 10, 2021

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