A selection of Dorset’s finest hotels

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Need a hotel? Take a look at the various properties that can be found in Dorset below. Hotels come in all shapes and sizes, so whatever you need, you’ll be sure to find the perfect hotel for you.


Whether you want luxury, a spa hotel, budget hotel, boutique hotel, country house hotel or something else entirely, we’ve got you covered. Dorset has hotels that cater for every taste, budget and preference. Being such a popular tourist destination, you’ll find a whole host of hotels across the region, from right on the Jurassic Coast to the midst of the countryside.

As there is so much to see and do in Dorset, staying at one of the region’s hotels offers a wonderful location for you to base yourself. They offer a relaxing and comfortable place to return at the end of the day, so whether you’re planning to go for long, rambling walks through the countryside, exhaust yourself at one of the top attractions, gorge yourself at a food event or spend the day at the beach you know that comfort and peace await you on your return.

Choices of accommodation are vast: there are luxurious country hotels, city centre boutique hotels, sprawling manor house hotels, relaxing spa hotels, beachside hotels, family friendly hotels and even pet friendly hotels. Many of the hotels in the region have won awards and can really guarantee you a cosy night’s stay, whatever the occasion. For hotels near the beach, be sure to take a look at Lyme Regis, Weymouth, Bournemouth, Poole, Swanage or Portland. Or for somewhere historical and with plenty of countryside, why not look at Dorchester with its links to the author Thomas Hardy? Or somewhere like Shaftsbury, where you can immerse yourself in one of Britain’s prettiest towns during your stay.

For romantic getaway, the hotels are in Dorset are a fantastic choice, especially if you pick one in a stunning location with added extras like a spa and fine dining. Or for a family friendly break, there are a number of hotels that have everything from kid friendly activities and creche facilities, as well as children’s menus at the restaurants and additional room features, like adjoining doors, cots and play areas. Dog friendly hotels are also popular, especially those that have additional extras like doggy treats and onsite groomers.

One of the great pros of staying in a hotel is the dining options. The larger hotels especially have award winning chefs and celebrity chefs creating their seasonal menus. The very best local produce is sourced for the dishes you can get at these establishments and you can enjoy them all day with breakfast, dinner and lunch menus on offer. There is also of course, no pressure to eat at the hotel if you don’t want to. You are free to explore the wider area and try the fresh produce being served all over the region, visit farmers’ markets or delis and head to a food festival or other event and grab some street food if you like.

There is so much to choose from, you’ll be sure to find the ideal base for your stay. Take a look at some of the properties below.

Hotel Rembrandt

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The Seaside Boarding House

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Yalbury Cottage Hotel & Restaurant

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