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Bath, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 November 2016

This was our second visit to Dorchester and I wish we had found this B&B last time. Certainly a lovely place to stay with very hospitable proprietors. Room was very spacious and a seperate sitting area with tea & coffee making facilities and TV. Bed was very comfy with Egyptian cotton covers. Bathroom was also very spacious with a large...

Thank HoneyPieLinda
Reviewed 16 November 2016

A lovely place to stay with lovely proprietors. The hotel is on the main road and we were worried about parking but Dorchester has free parking on Sundays. Our room was simply wonderful and massive offering a separate bathroom with a great shower. Great touches included a mini fridge with fresh milk for tea and coffee (from a Krupps machine)...

Thank Jon S
Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 November 2016

Stayed here 1 night on business and would definitely stay here again. Large comfortable bed. Excellent pillows, egyptian cotton and really nice touches in every area. The only down side is parking, but that isn't the fault of the hotel. Besides there is plenty parking at reasonable prices all within a short walk. To put in context I stayed in...

Thank Craigmck71
Reviewed 10 November 2016

Westwood epitomises English hospitality. A Georgian beauty on Dorchesters main road! Warm greeting from Tom, and our room was modern, spacious, light and quiet. The bathroom was the same. And complimentary shortbread, yum! Westwood deserves all its awards displayed on the website, with the breakfast being the stand out. English tucker at its best, with Tom again recommending and serving...

Thank RayandDenise
Oxford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 November 2016

Property is on the main road but with the excellent secondary windows you could not hear any traffic. It brilliant that Dorchester has free parking on Sundays...wish Oxford did! The room was large with great facilities including a fridge with fresh milk, water and homemade shortbread. Large ensuite and bed...unfortunately because the headboard is bolted to the wall a bit...

Thank Merri07
Reviewed 19 October 2016

Very good. Nice host, very comfortable bed, and excellent English breakfast, all served by host/owner. Tiny little quibble the black pudding wasn't brilliant, but everything else was very good. Overall good value in a townhouse b@b very close to all Dorchester sites.

Thank 70Alan
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 October 2016

Everything was outstanding! This fabulous guesthouse is located in a listed Georgian building and on Dorchester’s main street. The West Wood House is by far the best place we ever stayed. You can’t fault it! It’s a 10/10 for us. Location is ideal, the building stunning, the decoration refined yet homely, the owners can’t be any more charming, our room...

Thank TravelFranceOnline
Chesterfield, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 October 2016

I stayed here with my partner and our daughter last weekend. I read lots of positive reviews ahead of time and they were all absolutely true. Lovely guest house, great breakfast, superb ambiance and the hosts couldn't have done more. Thoroughly recommended.

Thank Lighty1945
Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 14 October 2016

I had the pleasure of spending 4 nights at the Westwood Guest House recently and wanted to share my experience. Upon arrival I was warmly greeted by one of the owners Tom and shown to my room. I was lucky to get the top floor to myself so had plenty of room to spread out over the 2 rooms and...

Thank Carissa K
Reviewed 5 October 2016

Staying at the Westwood House guest house was a fantastic experience. I am a butler in a 5 star hotel in London myself and trying to achieve excellence on a daily basis. Therefore it wasn't difficult to notice that it came naturally to our hosts. They were very friendly, welcoming and extremely professional. One of the most important things to...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
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  • Spa
  • Breakfast included
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Centrally located in the historic county town of Dorchester, Westwood House is an attractive Georgian property built in 1815 by Lord Ilchester we believe for his coachmen. Converted to a town house guest house and personally run by resident owners Tom & Demelza Stevens, the accommodation offers a comfortable, informal non-smoking environment for the business or leisure visitor during their stay in Dorchester. The guest accommodation comprises of seven en-suite bedrooms all are well equipped with modern facilities, including LCD television with over 30 channels, hairdryer, tea and coffee making facilities and complimentary Wi-Fi.A variety of restaurants, pubs and cafes are only a short stroll away from the house. Alternatively bring in a take-away and relax in your room. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Westwood House Guest House

Address: Guest House 29 High West Street, Dorchester DT1 1UP, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Dorset > Dorchester
Price Range: ₹ 6,982 - ₹ 7,739 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Westwood House Guest House 4*
Number of rooms: 6
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Westwood Hotel Dorchester
Westwood House Guest House Dorchester, Dorset
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“Front facing rooms face on to main street and you can hear the traffic”
 of 5 bubbles Craigmck71, 15 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Rooms at the Front look out onto the main road ...lovely”
 of 5 bubbles Merri07, 7 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Basement room on the garden side was quiet and gorgeous!”
 of 5 bubbles TravelFranceOnline, 19 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Noisy if room is on the street. Quiet if on top floor. Good to have fans in each room, as can be stuffy”
 of 5 bubbles VirginiaTraveler23, 14 Sep 2016 | Read review
“We had a room overlooking the main street, but the guest house had triple glazing so we didn't here a thing.”
 of 5 bubbles 666CaroleL, 11 Sep 2016 | Read review
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