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Get an overview of this hotelEco-friendly hotel with restaurant and bar/lounge



Located in the heart of Dorchester, this eco-friendly hotel is steps from Tutankhamun: The Exhibition and The Keep Military Museum. Dorset County Museum and Borough Gardens are also within 5 minutes.

Hotel Features

Along with a restaurant, this smoke-free hotel has a bar/lounge and coffee/tea in a common area. Free WiFi in public areas and free self parking are also provided. Additionally, 24-hour room service, conference rooms, and free newspapers are onsite.

Room Amenities

All 27 individually decorated rooms feature free WiFi and pillowtop beds. For a bit of entertainment, guests will find flat-screen TVs with digital channels, and other amenities include 24-hour room service and premium bedding.

Best Western Wessex Royale Hotel

32 High West Street Dorchester England DT1 1UP

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

The hotel offers a restaurant. A bar/lounge is on site where guests can unwind with a drink. High-speed wireless Internet access is complimentary. 2 meeting rooms are available. This Georgian hotel also offers a terrace, coffee/tea in a common area, and complimentary newspapers in the lobby. Limited complimentary onsite parking is available on a first-come, first-served basis.

Best Western Wessex Royale Hotel is a smoke-free property.

  • Total number of rooms - 27 
  • Number of floors - 3 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • Coffee/tea in common areas 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 
  • Conference space 
  • Front desk (limited hours) 
  • Free WiFi 
  • One meeting room 
  • Parking (limited spaces) 
  • Terrace 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Restaurant 
  • Year Built 1756 
  • Number of meeting rooms - 2 
  • Free self parking 
  • Smoke-free property 
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1 
  • Wedding services 


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi


Free self parking, Parking (limited spaces)

Room Amenities

  • Premium bedding 
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available 
  • Free newspaper 
  • Phone 
  • Free bottled water 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Shower/tub combination 
  • Iron/ironing board (on request) 
  • Desk 
  • Digital TV service 
  • Flat-panel TV 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Room service (24 hours) 
  • Individually furnished 
  • Individually decorated 
  • Free cribs/infant beds 
  • Pillowtop mattress 

Where to Eat

Breakfast is available for a surcharge and served each morning between 7 AM and 10 AM.

Room To - This restaurant specializes in international cuisine and serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

24-hour room service is available.

Nearby Things to Do

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Golfing nearby 
  • Bicycle rentals nearby 
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby 

Hotel Policies


Check-out time is 11 AM

Payment types


  • Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are 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.

Only service animals are allowed

24-hour check-in

No rollaway/extra beds available

No elevators


The charges below are included in your overall room price:
  • Resort fee
We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Breakfast fee: GBP 10.00 for adults and GBP 5.00 for children (approximately)
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Hotel Name

  • Wessex Royale
  • Wessex Royale Dorchester
  • Best Western Wessex Royale Hotel Dorchester
  • Wessex Royale Hotel Dorchester
  • Dorchester Minotel
  • Minotel Dorchester
  • Minotel Hotel Wessex Royale
  • Minotel Wessex Royale Hotel Dorchester
  • Wessex Royale Hotel Dorchester, Dorset
  • Best Western Wessex Royale Dorchester
  • Best Western Wessex Royale

We should mention

A resort fee is included in the total price displayed. Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.

Awards & Affiliations

Green / Sustainable Property
This property participates in Green Tourism Program, a program that measures the property's impact on one or more of the following: environment, community, cultural-heritage, the local economy.

National Rating

This establishment has received its official star rating from VisitEngland, the National Tourist Board for England.

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