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4.8/5 from 274 Reviews

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  • Wi-fi
  • Parking
  • Highchairs
  • Baggage store
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Westwood House

(274 Guest Reviews)

Guest Ratings

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Review Summary

  • Rooms 4.7
  • Value 4.6
  • Friendliness 5.0
  • Cleanliness 4.8
  • Facilities 4.6
  • Service 4.9
  • Location 4.7

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Westwood House Information


We have a superb location being centrally situated in the historic county town of Dorchester, which is superbly located for exploring Dorset and the Jurassic Coast. Westwood House is an attractive, Georgian Town House, built in 1815 by Lord Ilchesters builders, for a Solicitor and his family. Converted to a town house guest house and personally run by resident owners Tom & Demelza Stevens, the accommodation offers a comfortable, informal, non-smoking environment for the business or leisure visitor during their stay in Dorchester. The guest accommodation comprises of seven ensuite bedrooms all individually styled and furnished to give a high level of comfort. All are well equipped with modern facilities, including Flat screen freeview televisions, hairdryer, tea and coffee making facilities and complimentary Wi-Fi. A variety of restaurants, pubs and cafes are only a short stroll away from the house, as are many local attractions and shops. We look forward to welcoming you to Westwood House.


  • Baggage store
  • Books, DVD, games
  • Free WiFi internet
  • WiFi internet


  • Off-site parking

Children's Facilities

  • Highchairs


  • Continental breakfast
  • Cooked breakfast

Activities and Experiences

  • Animal watching
  • Badminton court
  • Bird watching
  • Boating
  • Bowling alley
  • Clay pigeon shooting
  • Cricket
  • Cycling
  • Dancing
  • Dart board
  • Fine dining
  • Fishing
  • Fly fishing
  • Football
  • Golf
  • Horse riding
  • Mountain biking
  • Art galleries & museums
  • Nightclubs
  • Sailing
  • Shopping
  • Antiques & fairs
  • Shopping - boutique
  • Squash court
  • Tennis court - outdoor
  • Theatre
  • Walking
  • Windsurfing
  • Wine tasting


Accommodation comprises of 7 letting bedrooms, set over 5 floors. On arrival assistance with bags is available on request. There is limited parking available on street across from the entrance for dropping off guests and luggage. There is just the only one entrance and there are 4 steps leading to the entrance, the steps are 13cm high, 30cm deep and 143cm wide. Assistance can be provided on request.


Check in: 16:00 till 22:30
Early check-in available on request
Check out: 10:30
Child Policy: Children welcome
Smoking Policy: No smoking
Pets: Dogs welcome, No pets
Accommodation type: Guest house
Booking Terms and Conditions


  • Road from Weymouth (8.4 miles)
    Head north on Maiden St to Bond St. Turn right at Bond St, turn left at The Esplanade. Turn left to stay on The Esplanade, turn right to stay on The Esplanade & left to stay on The Esplanade. At the r'bout, take 2nd exit on A353/The Esplanade, continue to follow A353. Slight left at Dorchester Rd, go through 1 r'bout. Turn left at A354/Dorchester Rd, continue to follow A354. At the r'bout, take 2nd exit B3147/Weymouth Rd, continue on Weymouth Rd. Turn left at Trinity street.
  • Road from Poole (23.7 miles)
    Head west on A350/Towngate Bridge. At the r'bout, take 3rd exit A350/Holes Bay Rd. Continue to follow A350, go through 1 r'bout. At Holes Bay North r'bout, take 1st exit on A35 heading to Upton/A350/Blandford/Dorchester. At the r'bout, take 2nd exit & stay on A35 heading to Ringwood/A354/A31/Weymouth/Tolpuddle/Dorchester. Go through 1 r'bout, at the r'bout, take 3rd exit on B3150/Stinsford Hill heading to B3143/Piddlehinton/Piddletrenthide/Dorchester. Continue to follow B3150.
  • Road from Swanage (24.8 miles)
    Head west on Kings Rd W to Church Hill. Turn right to stay on Kings Rd W, turn left A351/Victoria Ave. Continue to follow A351, turn left A351/East St. Continue to follow A351, go through 2 r'bouts. At the r'bout, take 1st exit on A352, turn right at Puddletown Rd. Turn right & left to Ilsington Rd. Slight right at Ilsington Rd. Continue on Hollow Hill. At the r'bout, take 2nd exit B3150/Stinsford Hill heading B3143/Piddlehinton/Dorchester. Destination will be on the left.
  • Road from Yeovil (20.1 miles)
    Head west on A30/Reckleford toward Hospital r'bout, continue to follow A30. Go through 2 roundabouts. At the roundabout, take the 1st exit onto A37/Dorchester Rd, continue to follow A37. Go through 1 roundabout. At the roundabout, take the 1st exit onto B3147. At the roundabout, take the 1st exit onto B3150/High W St. Destination will be on the right.


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