The Casterbridge

Rental with Private beach

4 stars

49 High East Street, Dorchester, DT1 1HU

+44 130 526 4043
Very good

based on 389 reviews

Do 6/27
Fr 6/28

About The Casterbridge, Dorchester

Value for money
Situated under a 20-minute stroll from Dorchester West Railway Station, The Casterbridge offers bicycle rental. It is also within walking distance of Dorchester's well-known tourist spots. Guests of The Casterbridge have access to its wide variety of outdoor activities, including fishing, hiking and scuba diving. Those staying at the property are able to enjoy a book in the on-site library. The rooms offer wireless internet access and a private bathroom. Interconnecting rooms are also on offer. The Casterbridge Hotel Dorchester has an on-site restaurant, ideal for those wishing to eat in. In pleasant weather, guests are welcome to dine alfresco on the outdoor terrace. For those spending the day out, the guest house provides packed lunches if required. The Casterbridge is close to Dorset County Museum. Monkey World, Lulworth Cove and Isle of Portland are a brief car trip from the property.

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Bed & Breakfast Amenities & Facilities

  • Private beach
  • Sauna
  • Tennis
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Private bathroom
  • Terrace/Patio
  • Balcony
  • Flat-screen TV
  • TV
  • Streaming service

Things to do

  • Bicycle rental
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Canoeing
  • Cycling
  • Darts
  • Scuba diving
  • Archery
  • Snorkeling
  • Evening entertainment
  • Karaoke
  • Mini-golf
  • Table tennis
  • Water sport facilities (on site)
  • Windsurfing
  • Hiking


  • Hairdryer
  • Private bathroom
  • Raised toilet
  • Shared toilet
  • Shower
  • Shower cap
  • Additional toilet
  • Bathtub
  • Toilet paper
  • Toothbrush
  • Walk-in shower


  • Wine glasses
  • Grocery deliveries
  • Fruits
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Food can be delivered to guest accommodation
  • Snack bar
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Tea/coffee maker
  • Refrigerator
  • Vending machine (snacks)


  • Internet
  • Fan
  • Heating
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Linens
  • Towels
  • Shampoo
  • Body soap
  • Towels/sheets (extra fee)
  • Trash cans
  • Conditioner

Accessibility and suitability

  • Hypoallergenic
  • No smoking
  • Lowered sink
  • Designated smoking area
  • Roll-in shower
  • Adapted bath
  • Toilet with grab rails
  • Upper floors accessible by stairs

Services and conveniences

  • Business center
  • Concierge service
  • Hammam (Turkish bath)
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Room service
  • Express check-out
  • Bottle of water
  • Chapel/shrine


  • Lockers
  • Storage available
  • Fireplace
  • Seating area
  • Sofa
  • Soundproofing
  • Carpeted

Media and entertainment

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable or satellite TV
  • Pay-per-view channels
  • Streaming service
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • TV


  • Outdoor dining area
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Private beach
  • Garden
  • Terrace/Patio
  • Balcony

Parking and transportation

  • Airport shuttle (surcharge)
  • Free parking
  • Private parking
  • Valet parking


  • Laundry facilities
  • Ironing service
  • Laundry service
  • Iron and ironing board


  • Fitness center
  • Tennis
  • Squash


  • Clothes rack
  • Wardrobe or closet


  • Computer use available
  • Desk

Family friendly

  • Babysitting or child care
  • Kids meals


  • Massage
  • Sauna

The Casterbridge Reviews

Very goodBased on 389 verified guest reviews

Pros +
  • Excellent location Super breakfast excellent host. (in 205 reviews)
  • Quiet room Excellent breakfast. (in 123 reviews)
  • Very friendly staff and delicious breakfast. (in 78 reviews)
Cons -
  • Car parking very near by. (in 26 reviews)
  • Very low pressure shower. (in 15 reviews)
  • Noise from the road (in 12 reviews)

The Casterbridge room booking info

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Check in anytime after 3:00 PM, check out anytime before 10:30 AM


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Frequently asked questions

  • How does The Casterbridge compare to other 4 star hotels in Dorchester?

    In Dorchester, 4 star hotels have average nightly rates of $211. The Casterbridge is $70 cheaper than the city average at just $141/night.

  • How far is The Casterbridge from Bournemouth?

    The drive from Bournemouth to The Casterbridge will take you about 1h 18min depending on traffic, with a distance of 26.2 mi. Hotels located in more populated areas may see vastly more traffic which will add to your travel time.

  • What is the best way to get to The Casterbridge from Bournemouth?

    Another more common option is to just take a taxi or rideshare service from the airport to The Casterbridge. The nearest airport to the hotel is Bournemouth.

  • Are there food options at The Casterbridge?

    Yes, The Casterbridge does have a restaurant where you can sit down to eat or take food to go. There are also many other quality food options in Dorchester for those looking for something different. One of the easiest dining options for Dorchester guests staying in The Casterbridge is to get room service, which is available to all hotel guests.

  • Does The Casterbridge have a pool?

    At this time, our data shows that there is no on-site pool at The Casterbridge. However, hotels can make changes that can significantly change the venue. For the most accurate answer, it would be best to call the hotel directly at +44 130 526 4043.

  • What is the phone number for The Casterbridge?

    The best contact number for The Casterbridge is +44 130 526 4043.

  • Does The Casterbridge have Wi-Fi available?

    Yes, The Casterbridge has Wi-Fi available to hotel guests.

  • Is there a gym or fitness center available to guests at The Casterbridge?

    There is a hotel gym accessible to guests staying at The Casterbridge. Most hotel gyms are not 24-hours, so be sure to ask the front desk for gym hours and availability.

  • What time is check-out for The Casterbridge?

    Standard check-out time at The Casterbridge is 10:30 AM. Guests can check in after 3:00 PM.

  • How much is a room at The Casterbridge?

    The cheapest deals found start from only $134 per night. The average rate for rooms at The Casterbridge is currently around $161/night. Enter your dates in the form above to see more.

  • Is there laundry service in The Casterbridge?

    The accommodation features laundry services for all guests. An iron and an ironing board will also be provided. You can ask for them at the front desk if they are not available in the room.

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Places of interest near The Casterbridge

Attractions in Dorchester, England curated by momondo

The Casterbridge location: 49 High East Street, Dorchester, DT1 1HU

Top landmarks

Dorset Teddy Bear Museum0.0 mi
Terracotta Warriors Museum0.1 mi
Dorset County Museum0.2 mi
The Dinosaur Museum0.2 mi
Tutankhamun: The Exhibition0.2 mi
Roman Town House0.3 mi
The Keep Military Museum0.4 mi
Maumbury Rings0.6 mi

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The Spice Centre0.3 mi
Zizzi - Dorchester0.4 mi
Côte Brasserie - Dorchester0.4 mi
Vivo - Lounge0.4 mi
Luciano's Dorchester0.4 mi

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