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Overview of The Casterbridge

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Desk, iron/ironing board, free WiFi, bed sheets
Desk, iron/ironing board, free WiFi, bed sheets
Desk, iron/ironing board, free WiFi, bed sheets
Desk, iron/ironing board, free WiFi, bed sheets
Desk, iron/ironing board, free WiFi, bed sheets

The Casterbridge

3.5 out of 5

4.7/5 Exceptional

Guests rated this property 4.8/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Parking included
  • Breakfast available
  • Housekeeping

Explore the area

    Popular LocationDinosaur Museum3 min walk
    Popular LocationTutankhamun: The Exhibition6 min walk
    Popular LocationMaumbury Rings14 min walk
    AirportBournemouth (BOH-Bournemouth Intl.)48 min drive

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Single Room

  • Sleeps 1
  • 1 Single Bed

Standard Double Room

  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Double Bed

Classic Double Room, 1 Double Bed

  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Double Bed

About this area

Dorchester

The Casterbridge is located in Dorchester. Travellers eager for a bit of culture can stop by Tutankhamun: The Exhibition, while those wishing to experience the area's natural beauty can explore Weymouth Beach and Durdle Door. Monkey World Ape Rescue Center and Fantasy Island Fun Park are also worth visiting.
Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Dorset Teddy Bear Museum - 1 min walk
  • Terracotta Warriors Museum - 1 min walk
  • Dinosaur Museum - 3 min walk
  • Tutankhamun: The Exhibition - 6 min walk
  • Maumbury Rings - 14 min walk

Getting around

  • Dorchester South Station - 12 min walk
  • Bournemouth (BOH-Bournemouth Intl.) - 47 min drive

Restaurants

  • The Horse with the Red Umbrella - 4 min walk
  • The LoFT Cafe - 4 min walk
  • ReLoved - 4 min walk
  • The Blue Raddle - 4 min walk
  • Taste - 4 min walk

About this property

The Casterbridge

3.5-star guesthouse, walk to Tutankhamun: The Exhibition
Along with a meeting room, this smoke-free guesthouse has concierge services and a garden. Free WiFi in public areas and free self parking are also provided. All 6 rooms offer free WiFi, coffee makers and flat-screen TVs with digital channels. Other amenities available to guests include free bottled water, hairdryers and ironing boards.
The Casterbridge offers 6 forms of accommodation with complimentary bottles of water and coffee/tea makers. Flat-screen televisions come with digital channels.

Bathrooms include baths or showers, complimentary toiletries and hairdryers. Guests can surf the web using complimentary wireless Internet access. Housekeeping is provided on a daily basis.

Property amenities

Internet

  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and public transport

  • Free self-parking on site

Food and drink

  • English breakfast available for a fee daily: GBP 9 per person

Guest services

  • Concierge services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Luggage storage

Business services

  • A meeting room

Outdoors

  • Garden

More

  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Bed sheets

Bathroom

  • Bathtub or shower
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Towels

Entertainment

  • Digital channels
  • Flat-screen TV

Food and drink

  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Free bottled water

More

  • Desk
  • Iron/ironing board

Policies

Check-in

Check-in from 2 PM - 9:30 PM
Minimum check-in age - 18

Check-out

Check-out before 10:30 AM

Special check-in instructions

The front desk is open daily from 7 AM - 9 PM
To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property ahead of time using the information on the booking confirmation
If you are planning to arrive after 9:30 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation
Guests must contact the property in advance for check-in instructions; front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

Pets not allowed

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
Cots (infant beds) are not available

Payment types at the property

Important information

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at the time of service, check-in or check-out.

  • Fee for English breakfast: GBP 9 per person (approximately)

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
This property accepts credit cards

Property is also known as

Casterbridge Guesthouse Dorchester
Casterbridge Guesthouse
Casterbridge Dorchester
The Casterbridge Dorchester
The Casterbridge Hotel Dorchester
Casterbridge Hotel Dorchester
The Casterbridge Guesthouse
The Casterbridge Dorchester
The Casterbridge Guesthouse Dorchester

Frequently asked questions

4.7
Exceptional
Rating 5 - Excellent. 11 out of 15 reviews
5 - Excellent 73%
Rating 4 - Good. 4 out of 15 reviews
4 - Good 27%
Rating 3 - Okay. 0 out of 15 reviews
3 - Okay 0%
Rating 2 - Poor. 0 out of 15 reviews
2 - Poor 0%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 0 out of 15 reviews
1 - Terrible 0%

4.8/5

Cleanliness

4.9/5

Staff & service

5.0/5

Amenities

4.7/5

Property conditions & facilities

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Excellent hotel
The hotel was really special and the staff made us feel very welcome. The breakfast was superb and the room was lovely. The locals were very friendly and we enjoyed the pub next door. If we are ever in the area again, we will definitely be staying at the Casterbridge.
Stayed 2 nights in Jul 2019

4/5 Good

Travelled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
the owners were great - genuinely friendly and helpful
Stayed 3 nights in Apr 2019

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Lovely welcome from Monica on arrival, quiet room 4, would highly recommend staying here, excellent service throughout our stay 5*****
Stayed 2 nights in Mar 2019

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Warm welcome from Monica on our arrival, Room was ready as we'd arrived 1/2 hr early for Check-in. Breakfast was exceptional all cooked as asked, All in all a very pleasant stay, Thanks to both Monica & Melvin
Stayed 2 nights in Mar 2019

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Stayed 2 nights in Mar 2019