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Best Western Weymouth Hotel Rembrandt
Great for families

Best Western Weymouth Hotel Rembrandt

3 out of 5
12-18 Dorchester Road, Weymouth, England
The price is £81 per night from 3 Feb to 4 Feb
Situated by the sea, this hotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Weymouth Bay and Weymouth Beach. Lodmoor Country Park and Radipole Lake Nature Reserve are also within 10 minutes. Weymouth Station is 11 minutes by foot.
4/5 Very Good! (757 reviews)
Families like: indoor pools, near the beach, laundry
Travellers say...
"Everything was perfect, but just bad luck with the room i was given. It was on the ground floor, and the couple above were both coughing all night, for two night's, and walking about,hence i didn't sleep for two night's. Very poor soundproofing."

Reviewed on 31 Dec 2021

Best Western Weymouth Hotel Rembrandt
The Crown at Marnhull

The Crown at Marnhull

4 out of 5
The price is £100 per night from 29 Jan to 30 Jan
Situated in Sturminster Newton, this inn is within 9 miles (15 km) of Sturminster Newton Mill, Dorset Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and Gold Hill Museum. Shaftesbury Abbey Museum and Garden and Cranborne Chase and the West Wiltshire Downs are also within 9 miles (15 km).
4.6/5 Wonderful! (315 reviews)
Fab !
"Fantastic service , beautifully and sensitively restored hotel and restaurant. Exceptionally attentive staff- wonderful experience and worth every penny !"

Reviewed on 4 Sep 2021

The Crown at Marnhull
Moonfleet Manor
Great for families

Moonfleet Manor

4 out of 5
This family-friendly Weymouth hotel is located near the beach, within a 10-minute walk of Dorset and East Devon Coast and Chesil Beach. Bennetts Water Gardens and Dorset Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty are also within 3 miles (5 km).
4.3/5 Excellent! (135 reviews)
Families like: kids' swimming pool, kids' club, playground, games room
Travellers say...
"A very nice hotel, great service, convenient location for Portland, Weymouth, etc."

Reviewed on 29 Sep 2021

Moonfleet Manor
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Grosvenor Lodge Guest House

Grosvenor Lodge Guest House

4 out of 5
The price is £75 per night from 29 Jan to 30 Jan
Situated near the beach, this guesthouse is 0.5 mi (0.7 km) from Regent Centre and within 3 miles (5 km) of Christchurch Harbour and O2 Academy Bournemouth. Christchurch Castle and Christchurch Priory are also within 15 minutes. Christchurch Station is only a 5-minute walk.
4.6/5 Wonderful! (230 reviews)
"Had a great time on our 2 day stay room was nice and staff were friendly breakfast was nice and it was a 5min walk from christchurch high st. We would stay here again."

Reviewed on 25 Oct 2021

Grosvenor Lodge Guest House
Cosy character cottage with wood burning stove, sleeps 5 + baby/toddler.
Great for families

Cosy character cottage with wood burning stove, sleeps 5 + baby/toddler.

34 Bell Street, Swanage, ENG
Situated by the sea, this historic cottage is within 1 mile (2 km) of Swanage 18 Hole Pitch and Putt, Durlston Country Park and Swanage Museum and Heritage Centre. Swanage Beach and Pier Beach are also within 1 mile (2 km). Swanage Herston Halt Station is 8 minutes by foot and Swanage Station is 18 minutes.
4.5/5 Wonderful! (89 reviews)
Families like: kitchen, washing machine
Ding dong cottage
"It was so easy to rent the cottage. I messaged the owner on the day regarding getting into the cottage and I received full instructions after about 5 mins."

Reviewed on 9 Nov 2021

Cosy character cottage with wood burning stove, sleeps 5 + baby/toddler.
Petherton Cottage

Petherton Cottage

4 out of 5
Horton Road, Ashley Heath, Ringwood, England
The price is £81 per night from 30 Jan to 31 Jan
Situated in Ringwood, this bed & breakfast is 0.7 mi (1.1 km) from Moors Valley Country Park and within 6 miles (10 km) of New Forest National Park and Liberty's Owl Raptor and Reptile Centre. Wimborne Minster and Knoll Gardens are also within 9 miles (15 km).
4.8/5 Exceptional! (100 reviews)
One night stay
"It was a one night stay, we received instructions the day before on how to gain entry to the property via a keysafe, The room was very clean and tidy and had a small kitchenette that came in very handy, We had a lovely continental breakfast delivered warm to us in the morning, We had a really nice ..."

Reviewed on 22 Aug 2021

Petherton Cottage
St Johns Guest House

St Johns Guest House

4 out of 5
The price is £121 per night from 17 Feb to 18 Feb
Situated in Weymouth, this beach bed & breakfast is within a 15-minute walk of Jubilee Clock Tower of Weymouth, Sandworld and Weymouth Marina. Weymouth Harbour and Sea Life Park are also within 15 minutes. Weymouth Station is 7 minutes by foot.
4.7/5 Exceptional! (161 reviews)
"Lovely property with amazing hosts. We stayed for a few days to explore Weymouth and we thoroughly enjoyed our stay. Breakfast was fantastic and so were the facilities. We will definitely be returning!"

Reviewed on 25 Oct 2021

St Johns Guest House
Beautiful large Georgian house with a big garden. Perfect for a family or two!
Great for families

Beautiful large Georgian house with a big garden. Perfect for a family or two!

29 East Street, Wareham, ENG
Located by the sea, this family-friendly holiday home is within 6 mi (10 km) of Purbeck Mineral and Mining Museum, Monkey World Ape Rescue Center, and Shipstal Beach. Kimmeridge Bay Beach and Hamworthy Beach are also within 9 miles (15 km). Wareham Station is 14 minutes by foot.
4.9/5 Exceptional! (53 reviews)
Families like: water park, kitchen, playground, games room
Excellent stay at this quirky Georgian property.
"Fabulous comfortable house for our family (aged 21 to 80) weekend away. Clean and extremely well equipped. Games room is superb. Wareham is such a great place to visit with plenty of eating places and pubs within a couple of minutes walk."

Reviewed on 22 Nov 2021

Beautiful large Georgian house with a big garden. Perfect for a family or two!
The Coppleridge Inn
Great for families

The Coppleridge Inn

3 out of 5
Elm Hill, Shaftesbury, England
The price is £105 per night from 30 Jan to 31 Jan
Set in Shaftesbury, this family-friendly bed & breakfast is within 9 mi (15 km) of Stourhead Garden, Stourhead and Wardour Castle. Larmer Tree Gardens is 10.7 mi (17.3 km) away.
4.5/5 Wonderful! (99 reviews)
Families like: playground, outdoor tennis courts, free breakfast for the whole family
Travellers say...
"Lovely location and upkeep inside and out"

Reviewed on 21 Sep 2021

The Coppleridge Inn
The Wilton Guest House

The Wilton Guest House

3 out of 5
5 Gloucester St, Weymouth, England
The price is £70 per night from 1 Feb to 2 Feb
Situated near the beach, this guesthouse is within a 15-minute walk of Weymouth Bay and Weymouth Beach. Chesil Beach is 2.6 mi (4.2 km) away. Weymouth Station is only a 4-minute walk.
3.8/5 Good! (153 reviews)
Lovely stay
"Had a wonderful stay at the nice guesthouse Clean and comfortable Nice staff Great location Very happy"

Reviewed on 2 Oct 2021

The Wilton Guest House
St Leonard's Hotel by Greene King Inns

St Leonard's Hotel by Greene King Inns

3 out of 5
185 Ringwood Road, Ringwood, England
The price is £60 per night from 30 Jan to 31 Jan
Situated in Ringwood, this inn is 1 mi (1.6 km) from Moors Valley Country Park and within 6 miles (10 km) of New Forest National Park and Knoll Gardens. Wimborne Minster and Bournemouth University are also within 9 miles (15 km).
3.9/5 Good! (371 reviews)
"Very helpful staff, lovely hotel, clean rooms, very comfy bed, extremely reasonable pricing for what you get. I thoroughly enjoyed my stay, couldn’t have asked for better."

Reviewed on 28 Nov 2021

St Leonard's Hotel by Greene King Inns
The Brewers Arms

The Brewers Arms

3 out of 5
The price is £70 per night from 30 Jan to 31 Jan
Situated in Dorchester, this inn is within 3 miles (5 km) of Maiden Castle, Hardy Monument and Dorset Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. The Keep Military Museum is 3.1 mi (5 km) away.
4.9/5 Exceptional! (82 reviews)
"Our room, in a separate building from the pub itself, was large and comfortable and included a small fridge.The staff were very friendly and accommodating and our evening meal and breakfast were delicious. The village is easy to walk around and the scenery is spectacular. We enjoyed our stay very ..."

Reviewed on 23 Jan 2022

The Brewers Arms
The Old Castle

The Old Castle

2 out of 5
The price is £70 per night from 28 Feb to 1 Mar
Situated in Weymouth, this bed & breakfast is within 2 miles (3 km) of Weymouth Bay, Weymouth Beach and Chesil Beach. Castle Cove Beach and Dorset and East Devon Coast are also within 5 minutes. Weymouth Station is 29 minutes by foot.
3.6/5 Good! (249 reviews)
"Loved everything about the property, the staff were very welcoming and friendly."

Reviewed on 11 Aug 2021

The Old Castle
The Avon Causeway Hotel
Great for families

The Avon Causeway Hotel

4 out of 5
The price is £76 per night from 3 Feb to 4 Feb
This family-friendly Christchurch inn is located near the airport, within 3 mi (5 km) of Bournemouth Adventure Wonderland and Bournemouth Aviation Museum. Queens Park and Liberty's Owl Raptor and Reptile Centre are also within 6 miles (10 km).
4.4/5 Excellent! (435 reviews)
Families like: playground, games and toys, free breakfast for the whole family
Great place to stay
"Loved it and would definitely stay again . Exceptional friendly service. Very clean. Good food."

Reviewed on 17 Oct 2021

The Avon Causeway Hotel
George Albert Hotel

George Albert Hotel

3 out of 5
The price is £100 per night from 31 Jan to 1 Feb
Situated in Dorchester, this hotel is 4.3 mi (6.9 km) from Dorset Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and within 12 miles (20 km) of Cerne Abbas Giant and Mapperton Gardens. Badger Watch Dorset and Roman Town House are also within 12 miles (20 km).
4.5/5 Wonderful! (334 reviews)
Lovely stay
"Brilliant service, lovely stay and really comfy room"

Reviewed on 10 Sep 2021

George Albert Hotel
Kingston Country Courtyard
Great for families

Kingston Country Courtyard

4 out of 5
The price is £88 per night from 15 Feb to 16 Feb
Situated in Wareham, this bed & breakfast is 1.6 mi (2.7 km) from South West Coast Path Section 52 Trailhead and 2.1 mi (3.4 km) from Corfe Castle. Chapman's Pool Beach and Dorset and East Devon Coast are also within 3 miles (5 km).
4.3/5 Excellent! (218 reviews)
Families like: babysitting, laundry
Dog friendly
"Took my 16 week old cockapoo on her first holiday and everyone welcomed us happily. Felt so nice to be here and met some lovely people who we chatted to in the evening. super freindly and would stay here again and again"

Reviewed on 25 Oct 2021

Kingston Country Courtyard
The Richmoor Hotel

The Richmoor Hotel

3.5 out of 5
The price is £56 per night from 1 Feb to 2 Feb
Situated in Weymouth, this beach hotel is within 1 mile (2 km) of Weymouth Bay and Weymouth Beach. Chesil Beach is 3 mi (4.8 km) away. Weymouth Station is 5 minutes by foot.
4/5 Very Good! (9 reviews)
Weekend Away
"Great comfy Hotel on the Seafront! Excellent room, and a hearty breakfast! Would definitely come back! Staff excellent 😊😊"

Reviewed on 10 Jan 2022

The Richmoor Hotel
Luxury cottage located on the Isle of Purbeck
Great for families

Luxury cottage located on the Isle of Purbeck

Tanners Cottage, 39c Corfe Rd, Wareham, ENG
Located by the sea, this family-friendly cottage is within 6 mi (10 km) of Purbeck Mineral and Mining Museum, Shipstal Beach, and Corfe Castle. Monkey World Ape Rescue Center and Kimmeridge Bay Beach are also within 9 miles (15 km). Wareham Station is 24 minutes by foot.
4.9/5 Exceptional! (119 reviews)
Families like: kitchen, washing machine
Beautiful, modern, cosy cottage
"We love this cottage! This our second visit and standards remain high. Well laid out, everything you need and warm evenings by the log fire. Perfect location for exploring studland, Durdle door etc We will be back!"

Reviewed on 4 Jan 2022

Luxury cottage located on the Isle of Purbeck
Gleneagles Guest House

Gleneagles Guest House

3 out of 5
8 Lennox Street, Weymouth, England
Situated in Weymouth, this guesthouse is within 1 mi (2 km) of Weymouth Bay and Weymouth Beach. Chesil Beach is 3 mi (4.8 km) away. Weymouth Station is 5 minutes by foot.
4.4/5 Excellent! (132 reviews)
Weekend in Weymouth
"Extremely helpful and when out their way to look after me"

Reviewed on 30 Sep 2019

Gleneagles Guest House
La Fleur de Lys - Restaurant With Rooms

La Fleur de Lys - Restaurant With Rooms

3 out of 5
Bleke Street, Shaftesbury, ENG
The price is £95 per night from 29 Jan to 30 Jan
Situated in Shaftesbury, this hotel is 7.7 mi (12.4 km) from Wardour Castle and 7.8 mi (12.6 km) from Larmer Tree Gardens. Stourhead and Hauser and Wirth Somerset are also within 16 miles (25 km).
4.6/5 Exceptional! (79 reviews)
"Well located for our purposes (a family wedding nearby). Not far from the main road, and within easy walking distance of Shaftesbury town centre. On-site parking is very limited, but we were able to use a public car park a couple of hundred yards away. Comfortably furnished in a homely, country style ..."

Reviewed on 9 Sep 2019

La Fleur de Lys - Restaurant With Rooms
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