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Aquila Heights Guest House

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Friendly and comfortable guest house offering quality B & B accommodation. Our Edwardian house has 6 lovely light, bright and airy bedrooms offering modern facilities and original period character - Home from home comfort, with large extra-length beds, quality bedding and well stocked bathrooms - The indulgent Aquila breakfast - loads and loads of choice, lots of local Dorset ingredients, all freshly prepared and cooked to order - Free off-road parking. Free high-speed fibre WiFi. Freeview TV - Hospitality trays with choice of teas, coffees, hot chocolate, water and local Dorset biscuits - Secure dry overnight cycle storage. Rental bikes delivered direct to the door. Wet clothes drying for cyclists and walkers - Free collection and return from railway and coach stations - Quiet, easy to find location. Walking distance to the town centre and ideal for touring and exploring West Dorset, Hardy Country and the Jurassic Coast. - Panoramic views from the bedrooms include the ramparts of Maiden Castle, Hardy's Monument & the South Dorset Ridgeway.
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Property amenities
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Hotel
Public Wifi
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Non-Smoking Rooms
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56Somewhat walkable
Grade: 56 out of 100
43Restaurantswithin 0.75 miles
13Attractionswithin 0.75 miles
40Room tips
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I spent 2 nights at this delightful Bed and Breakfast. The rooms were clean and the decor is bright and fresh. Everything is done for a very comfortable stay including a vast selection of shampoos and shower gels. The breakfast menu caters for everyone and nothing is too much
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Absolutely wonderful, such a warm welcome, the rooms were immaculate. A vast choice of shampoos and shower gels. Hot chocolate, cookies, various teas and coffees in our rooms. The breakfast was amazing and out hosts accommodated our mixed choices with smiles and nothing was too
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What a lovely place to stay. From the warm (but not intrusive) welcome, to the amazing selection of toiletries, to the exceptional freshly cooked breakfast - wow! We would recommend this place and come back again in a heartbeat.
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This is the second time that I have stayed here but this time there were three of us including my daughter. the room was immaculate and very spacious and as before the breakfast was superb. Derek and Wendy and are a quiet but very friendly and accommodating couple who do not
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Had a lovely stay in this real gem of a guest house. Firstly Derek and Wendy are very likeable hosts whose local knowledge and helpful tips like catching the train to Weymouth was really useful. The fantastic choice I speak of is breakfast you can have just about any
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Refurbished Room 3
Superior bedroom
Thanks for your enquiry. We regret that our disabled suite is no longer available. We are considering other options for disabled access to our rooms so please keep an eye on our own website for future news.
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"Rooms 3 and 5 where we stayed had bay windows, easy chairs and plenty of room"
"all are quiet rooms, but size varies a lot"
"Refurbished front twin-bed room...."
"We had a corner room which was lovely and light with three windows."
"They have a room on ground floor that is suitable for disabled or a family of four"
United KingdomEnglandDorchester
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