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Egyptian cotton sheets, premium bedding, pillow top beds
Egyptian cotton sheets, premium bedding, pillow top beds
Egyptian cotton sheets, premium bedding, pillow top beds
Combined shower/bathtub, deep-soaking bathtub, free toiletries

Yalbury Cottage

3.5 out of 5

4.5/5 Wonderful

Guests rated this property 4.7/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Parking included
  • Pet Friendly
  • Restaurant
  • Breakfast Available
  • Room service

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Hand sanitiser provided
  • Social distancing

Explore the area

    Popular LocationHardy's Cottage4 min drive
    Popular LocationTerracotta Warriors Museum4 min drive
    Popular LocationMax Gate4 min drive
    AirportBournemouth (BOH-Bournemouth Intl.)48 min drive

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Double Room

4.2/5 guest room rating
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Double Bed

Twin Room

No guest room rating
  • Sleeps 2
  • 2 Single Beds

Family Room

  • Sleeps 3
  • 1 Single Bed and 1 Double Bed

About this area


Yalbury Cottage is located in Dorchester. The area's natural beauty can be seen at Weymouth Beach and Weymouth Bay, while Tutankhamun: The Exhibition and The Tank Museum are cultural highlights. Monkey World Ape Rescue Center and Sea Life Park are also worth visiting.
Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Hardy's Cottage - 4 min drive
  • Terracotta Warriors Museum - 4 min drive
  • Dorset Teddy Bear Museum - 4 min drive
  • Max Gate - 4 min drive
  • Dinosaur Museum - 4 min drive

Getting around

  • Dorchester West Station - 6 min drive
  • AirportBournemouth (BOH-Bournemouth Intl.) - 48 min drive


  • The Wise Man - 3 min drive
  • La Caverna - 4 min drive
  • The Blue Raddle - 4 min drive
  • ReLoved - 5 min drive
  • The Horse with the Red Umbrella - 5 min drive
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About this property

Yalbury Cottage

3.5-star guestrooms with pillowtop beds and deep soaking bathtubs
Along with a restaurant, this smoke-free inn has a garden and free self-parking. All 8 rooms boast deep soaking bathtubs, and offer free WiFi and pillowtop beds. Room service and Egyptian cotton sheets are standard, as are flat-screen TVs with digital channels.
Yalbury Cottage offers 8 forms of accommodation with a hairdryer and free toiletries. Pillowtop beds feature Egyptian cotton sheets and premium bedding. Flat-screen televisions come with digital channels.

Bathrooms include a combined bath/shower unit with a deep soaking bath. This Dorchester inn provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Housekeeping is offered on a daily basis and an iron/ironing board can be requested.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property

Social distancing

Contactless check-out
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Hand sanitiser provided
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities


  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Parking and public transport

  • Free self-parking on site
  • On-site parking is wheelchair accessible

Food and drink

  • Full breakfast available for a fee daily 8 AM–10 AM
  • 1 restaurant
  • Room service available

Family friendly

  • Free cots/infant beds
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge)

Guest services

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

Languages spoken

  • English
  • French
  • German


  • Garden
  • Terrace


  • If you have any requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking


  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities


  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Egyptian cotton sheets
  • Free cots/infant beds
  • Linens
  • Pillow-top mattress
  • Premium bedding
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge)


  • Deep-soaking bathtub
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower/bathtub combination
  • Towels


  • Digital channels
  • Flat-screen TV

Food and drink

  • Electric kettle


  • Iron/ironing board (on request)
  • Laptop-friendly workspace

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Check-in from 2 PM - 10 PM
Late check-in subject to availability
Minimum check-in age - 18


Check-out before 11 AM

Special check-in instructions

The front desk is open daily from 8:00 AM - 10:00 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 10:00 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

Renovations and closures

The following facilities or services will be unavailable from September 9 2020 to March 1 2021 (dates subject to change):
  • Dining venue(s)

Access methods

Staffed front desk


Pets are allowed for an extra charge of GBP 7.50 per pet, per day
Dogs only
2 per room
Specific rooms only, restrictions apply; pet-friendly rooms can be requested by contacting the property on the number on the booking confirmation

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are available for GBP 20.0 per night.
Free cots (infant beds)

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.

  • Pet fee: GBP 7.50 per pet, per day
  • Rollaway bed fee: GBP 20.0 per night

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 and debit cards; cash is not accepted
Safety features at this property include a smoke detector and window guards

We should mention

The property allows pets in specific rooms only and has other pet restrictions (surcharges apply and can be found in the Fees section); guests can arrange to bring pets by contacting the property directly, using the contact information on the booking confirmation

Property is also known as

Yalbury Cottage Hotel Dorchester
Yalbury Cottage Hotel
Yalbury Cottage Dorchester
Yalbury Cottage
Yalbury Cottage Dorchester, Dorset
Yalbury Cottage Inn Dorchester
Yalbury Cottage Inn
Yalbury Cottage Dorchester
Yalbury Cottage Inn
Yalbury Cottage Dorchester
Yalbury Cottage Inn Dorchester

Frequently asked questions

Can I cancel my reservation for free at Yalbury Cottage and receive a full refund?
Yes, Yalbury Cottage offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to Yalbury Cottage cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.
How much does it cost to stay at Yalbury Cottage?
As of 26 Jan 2021, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at Yalbury Cottage on 16 Feb 2021 start from £73, including taxes and fees. This price is based on the lowest nightly price found in the last 24 hours for stays in the next 30 days. Prices are subject to change. Choose your dates for more accurate prices.
Is Yalbury Cottage pet-friendly?
Yes, this inn allows dogs (limit 2 per room). There's a fee of GBP 7.50 per pet, per day.
How much is parking at Yalbury Cottage?
Self-parking is free at this property.
What time is check-in at Yalbury Cottage?
Check-in is from 2 PM - 10 PM. Late check-in is available during limited hours.
What time is check-out at Yalbury Cottage?
Checkout is at 11 AM.
Where is Yalbury Cottage located?
Situated in Dorchester, this inn is 1.3 mi (2.1 km) from Hardy's Cottage and 2.3 mi (3.7 km) from Tutankhamun: The Exhibition. Max Gate and Dorset Teddy Bear Museum are also within 3 miles (5 km).
Rating 5 - Excellent. 15 out of 24 reviews
5 - Excellent 63%
Rating 4 - Good. 7 out of 24 reviews
4 - Good 29%
Rating 3 - Okay. 1 out of 24 reviews
3 - Okay 4%
Rating 2 - Poor. 0 out of 24 reviews
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Rating 1 - Terrible. 1 out of 24 reviews
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Staff & service




Property conditions & facilities

5/5 Excellent

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A hidden Gem in the countryside
A beautiful cottage set in idyllic surroundings- lovely gardens and generous hosts, went out of their way to make you welcome. Wonderful One night stay, but would loved to have stayed longer.
Stayed 1 night in Sep 2020

4/5 Good

Business traveller
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Stayed 1 night in Sep 2020

4/5 Good

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Very remote area. One needs to be driving. An awkward detail, in the bathroom there were no soap or bath towels available. Both were charged at an extra fee. A bit disappointing. Overall it is a very pleasant place to sleep.
Stayed 1 night in Aug 2020

5/5 Excellent

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Lovely welcome. Food absolutely fabulous.
Stayed 3 nights in Aug 2020

4/5 Good

Travelled with group
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Long weekend with friends
Extremely comfortable bed. Rooms large & airy. Extremely clean & excellent Covid measures in place. Difficult to get phone signal and hotel wifi not great. Breakfast lovely
Stayed 2 nights in Aug 2020

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