Luxury Hotels in Dorset

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Indulge in the ultimate luxury experience by staying at one of the prestigious hotels in Dorset. Situated along the captivating Dorset coast, these accommodations offer a perfect blend of opulence and breathtaking sea views, providing an unforgettable stay. Dorset boasts an array of luxury hotels that cater to the discerning travellers. From elegant coastal resorts to charming boutique establishments, each venue offers impeccable service, exquisite design, and a range of amenities to ensure a memorable stay.

Perched by the sea, these hotels allow guests to fully immerse themselves in the beauty of the coastline. Wake up to the gentle sound of waves crashing against the shore, and be greeted by panoramic sea views every day. The natural splendour of the Dorset coast is right at your doorstep, beckoning you to explore and revel in its glory. For those seeking a luxurious getaway with their furry companions, Dorset offers a selection of luxury dog-friendly hotels. These accommodations provide a warm welcome for both you and your beloved pet, with spacious rooms, pet-friendly amenities, and easy access to scenic walks along the coast. Enjoy the beauty of Dorset with your four-legged friend by your side.

Whether you're seeking a romantic escape, a relaxing break by the sea, or a fun-filled adventure along the Dorset coast, the luxury hotels in this region offer the perfect base. Immerse yourself in the tranquil beauty, savour the mesmerising sea views, and create cherished memories.

Our pick of the most luxurious hotels in Dorset

  • Summer Lodge Country House Hotel & Spa

    Evershot, Dorset

    Set in a Georgian manor house, Summer Lodge features 4 acres of beautiful gardens, luxurious rooms, indoor swimming pool, hot tub and sauna. There is also a fitness centre, tennis courts, croquet lawn, treatment rooms and an award-winning restaurant. With free parking and free Wi-Fi, the hotel is 15 minutes from Yeovil. Rooms feature sumptuous fabrics and luxury bathrooms with toiletries, bathrobes and candles. Rooms also have tea and coffee facilities with homemade shortbread, and a satellite TV.

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  • Dorset House

    Lyme Regis, Dorset

    Located less than 1 km from Lyme Regis Front Beach, Dorset House provides accommodation with a terrace, a bar and luggage storage space for your convenience. Complimentary WiFi is provided throughout the property.The bed and breakfast offers a flat-screen TV and a private bathroom with bathrobes, a hair dryer and walk-in shower.

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  • The Ollerod

    Beaminster, Dorset

    The Ollerod is set in the heart of beautiful Beaminster and surrounded by stunning countryside. This 700-year-old former priest’s house is steeped in history and character, offering award-winning accommodation and dining. This charming property offers traditional design with log fires in centuries-old inglenooks, stone-mullioned windows, oak beams and candles. The house maintains its original façade and has stylish, modern interiors. The pretty rooms offer contemporary décor, lots of light, Italian Frette bed linen and bathrooms with Lovegrove Essentials toiletries available on request.

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  • Royal Exeter Hotel

    Bournemouth, Dorset

    The Royal Exeter Hotel is an ideal base for exploring Bournemouth and Dorset's delightful countryside. Bournemouth's beaches, the pier, promenade, shops and Bournemouth International Centre are just a short walk away. Guests can enhance weekend stays at the Royal Exeter Hotel by visiting the hotel's vibrant bars and restaurant, with live music and DJs setting the party mood. Rooms at the Royal Exeter Hotel are tastefully decorated and benefit from en-suite facilities.

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  • Eype's Mouth Country Hotel

    Eype, Bridport, Dorset

    Set in the small Dorset village of Eype, Eype's Mouth Country Hotel is a family run 18 bedroom hotel with superb sea views. This 3-star hotel occupies a unique position on the Heritage Coastline. This hotel is dedicated to providing a warm welcome, award-winning breakfasts and the comfort and hospitality of the best possible standard. Creating a relaxed, friendly atmosphere is paramount, so you can be assured of a pleasant and enjoyable stay.

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  • The Pines Hotel

    Swanage, Dorset

    Stunning sea views are offered at this cliff-top hotel overlooking Swanage Bay. Light and traditionally furnished, every room at The Pines Hotel has a flat-screen TV and free tea and coffee. A private bathroom is featured in each room, while some boast balconies overlooking the sea. The hotel is located at the eastern end of the 95-mile long UNESCO World Heritage Site, the Jurassic Coast.

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  • Crown Hotel

    Blandford Forum, Dorset

    Crown Hotel sits on the edge of Blandford, with views of the Stour River's water meadows and the town. It has a gastro-style restaurant and a stylish, upmarket bar. All rooms are en suite and host some unique furniture, and Crown Hotel also has meeting rooms and a 200-seater function suite. There has been an inn on this site since the 1300s. The friendly, welcoming team will aim to make your stay enjoyable.

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  • The Royal Lion Hotel

    Lyme Regis, Dorset

    In the centre of Lyme Regis, just 150 metres from the beach, the Royal Lion Hotel has a pool, sauna and games room. Some rooms have sea views and balconies. All rooms have a TV with Freeview, tea/coffee making facilities and modern bathroom. The Royal Lion Inn is a 400-year-old former coaching inn, and its rooms feature classic décor. Lyme Regis Harbour and the Philpot Museum are both within 10 minutes’ walk.

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  • The Cross Keys Sherborne

    Sherborne, Dorset

    Situated in Sherborne and with Longleat Safari Park reachable within 44 km, The Cross Keys Sherborne features a terrace, non-smoking rooms, free WiFi throughout the property and a bar. At the hotel, the rooms are fitted with a wardrobe, a flat-screen TV, a private bathroom, bed linen and towels. All rooms will provide guests with a fridge. At The Cross Keys Sherborne you will find a restaurant serving British and local cuisine.

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Things to do in Dorset

Corfe Castle

Discover the captivating ruins of Corfe Castle. Perched atop a dramatic hill in the heart of Dorset, this ancient fortress offers breathtaking views and a rich history dating back over a thousand years. Explore its storied past, wander through picturesque village streets, and soak in the stunning scenery of the Isle of Purbeck. A must-visit for history enthusiasts and nature lovers.

Address: Corfe Castle, The Square, Corfe Castle, Wareham, Dorset, BH20 5EZ

Lulworth Cove and Durdle Door

Experience the natural wonders of Lulworth Cove and Durdle Door on the Jurassic Coast. Marvel at the horseshoe-shaped cove with its crystal-clear waters, perfect for swimming and kayaking. Then, venture to Durdle Door, an iconic limestone arch standing tall in the sea. These geological marvels offer stunning coastal views and are a paradise for outdoor enthusiasts and beach lovers.

Address: Lulworth Cove and Durdle Door, West Lulworth, Wareham, Dorset, BH20 5RQ