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Individually decorated, individually furnished, blackout curtains, WiFi
Individually decorated, individually furnished, blackout curtains, WiFi
Individually decorated, individually furnished, blackout curtains, WiFi
Individually decorated, individually furnished, blackout curtains, WiFi

Dorset Hotel

3 out of 5

4.1/5 Very good

Guests rated this property 4.3/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Parking included
  • Bar
  • Housekeeping

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Contactless check-in
  • 24-hour vacancy between guest room stays

Explore the area

    Popular LocationRyde Pier Head Terminal15 min walk
    Popular LocationQuarr Abbey8 min drive
    Popular LocationWoodside Beach10 min drive
    AirportSouthampton (SOU)87 min drive

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About this area


Located in Ryde, Dorset Hotel is near a train station and near the beach. Osborne House and Carisbrooke Castle are notable landmarks, and some of the area's popular attractions include Brading Roman Villa and Isle of Wight Zoo. HMS Victory and Isle of Wight Steam Railway are also worth visiting.
Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Ryde Pier Head Terminal - 15 min walk
  • Isle of Wight Steam Railway - 7 min drive
  • Quarr Abbey - 8 min drive
  • Woodside Beach - 10 min drive
  • Spitbank Fort - 65 min drive

Getting around

  • Ryde Esplanade Station - 7 min walk
  • Southampton (SOU) - 84 min drive


  • The Solent Inn - 4 min walk
  • Chipmunks Fish + Chips - 4 min walk
  • French Franks - 5 min walk
  • Olivo Restaurant - 5 min walk
  • Black Sheep Bar - 6 min walk

About this property

Dorset Hotel

3-star guesthouse in Ryde with free parking
A bar/lounge, a garden and a TV in a common area are available at this smoke-free guesthouse. Free WiFi in public areas and free self parking are also provided. All rooms are individually decorated and feature free wired Internet, WiFi and hairdryers. LCD TVs, coffee makers and showers are among the other amenities available to guests.
Dorset Hotel offers 23 forms of accommodation with coffee/tea makers and a hairdryer. Each accommodation is individually furnished and decorated. LCD televisions are featured in guestrooms.

Bathrooms include a shower. This Ryde guest house provides complimentary wired Internet access. Housekeeping is provided on a daily basis.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C or hotter


Contactless social distancing and check-out
Guest rooms kept vacant for 24 hours between stays
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Gives staff personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks given to staff
Hand sanitiser provided
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities


  • Available in all rooms: WiFi (surcharge), Free wired Internet
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi and wired Internet

Parking and public transport

  • Free uncovered self-parking on site
  • Limited on-site parking

Food and drink

  • 1 bar


  • No lifts

Guest services

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

Languages spoken

  • English
  • Spanish


  • Garden


  • If you have any requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • In-room accessibility (select rooms)
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)


  • Smoke-free property
  • TV in lobby

Room amenities


  • Bed sheets
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Heating


  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
  • Towels


  • LCD TV

Food and drink

  • Coffee/tea maker


  • Individually decorated
  • Individually furnished



Check-in from 2:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Minimum check-in age - 16


Check-out before 11 AM

Special check-in instructions

The front desk is open daily from 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
This property doesn't offer after-hours check-in
Guests will receive an email 7 days before arrival with check-in instructions and key retrieval information; front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Renovations and closures

The following facilities are closed for Christmas Eve and Christmas Day:
  • Bar/lounge

Access methods

Staffed front desk, key retrieval


Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)
Service animals are exempt from fees

Children and extra beds

Children 10 and younger are not allowed at this property; all guests older than 10 are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
Cots (infant beds) are not available

Payment types at the property

Important information

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, debit cards and cash
Safety features at this property include a smoke detector

We should mention

Children 10 years old and younger are not permitted at this property

National rating

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

Property is also known as

Dorset Hotel Ryde
Dorset Ryde
Dorset Hotel Ryde
Dorset Hotel Guesthouse
Dorset Hotel Guesthouse Ryde

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Very good
Rating 5 - Excellent. 61 out of 178 reviews
5 - Excellent 34%
Rating 4 - Good. 78 out of 178 reviews
4 - Good 44%
Rating 3 - Okay. 30 out of 178 reviews
3 - Okay 17%
Rating 2 - Poor. 7 out of 178 reviews
2 - Poor 4%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 2 out of 178 reviews
1 - Terrible 1%




Staff & service




Property conditions & facilities

4/5 Good

Business traveller
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service
Stayed 3 nights in Feb 2021

5/5 Excellent

Stayed 1 night in Dec 2020

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities
Stayed 5 nights in Oct 2020

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Relaxing,peaceful stay
A lovely relaxing stay and lovely, helpful staff!
Stayed 1 night in Oct 2020

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with group
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Stayed here two years ago very handy for getting about the island on public transport. Very clean well appointed hotel good choice of food friendly staff
Stayed 4 nights in Oct 2020