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Aquila Heights

Type:Bed & Breakfast

44 Maiden Castle Road

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Telephone:+44(0)1305 267145

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Guide Prices

Number of Rooms / Units
Room / Unit TypeRoom / Unit Tariff*
Double (En-Suite)£79.00 per room (breakfast included)
Single Room (Private)£49.00 per room (breakfast included)
Superior Double (En-Suite)£89.00 per room (breakfast included)
Twin (En-Suite)£79.00 per room (breakfast included)
Twin Occupancy of Superior Double (En Suite)£89.00 per room (breakfast included)

*As a guide, prices are per room per night for hotels, guest houses, B&Bs and serviced apartments and per week for self-catering accommodation.

Note: Prices are a guide only and may change on a daily basis.


  • DAVAS Dorset Approved Visitor Accommodation Scheme
DAVAS Dorset Approved Visitor Accommodation Scheme


  • Visit EnglandSilver Silver 2015
  • Visit EnglandBreakfast Breakfast 2015
  • TripAdvisor AwardsTripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence 2017
  • Regional and MiscellaneousJurassic Coast Trust Business Partner Jurassic Coast Trust Business Partner 2018

Map & Directions

Road Directions

Follow Maiden Castle signs from the A35 Dorchester Bypass. Turn onto the B3147 then first left into Maiden Castle Road. Aquila Heights Guest House is about 500metres along Maiden Castle Road on the right hand side – on the facing corner at the junction with Florence Road.

Public Transport Directions

From Dorchester South Rail Station [mainline from Waterloo] [also Coach and Bus Station] turn left at T junction. Straight ahead at the lights then third right into Maiden Castle RoadFrom Dorchester West Rail Station [mainline from Bristol] turn right at 1st traffic lights then right again at the 2nd light then third right into Maiden Castle Road Aquila Heights Guest House is about 500metres along Maiden Castle Road on the right hand side – on the facing corner at the junction with Florence RoadDorchester Town Service bus stops across the road from the guest house



  • Free Wi-Fi available
  • Within 1 Mile of a Train Station


  • Cater for vegetarians - Excellent selection on our menu to choose from. Most special diets catered for
  • Local Produce English Breakfast
  • Serve breakfast - Excellent breakfast choice from an extensive menu using the finest fresh local produce when ever possible.
  • Serves Local Food

Children & Infants

  • Accept children (Minimum age)
  • Accept children all ages
  • Cot
  • Food/bottle warming available
  • Highchair

Establishment Features

  • Central heating throughout - Full central heating with individual radiator thermostats for temperature control throughout
  • Free car parking
  • Garden/patio for guests' use
  • Ironing facilities
  • Open All Year - Closed during January
  • Wireless Broadband Internet Access

Key Features

  • In town/city centre - Aquila Heights offers superb, en suite guest accommodation in the heart of Thomas Hardy country. Within easy reach and walking distance of this historical town's centre and all its facilities and amenities. Easy to find. Panoramic views of Maiden Castle. An ideal, central base for business, pleasure and leisure, visiting Dorset’s abundance of historical sites, places of interest, gardens, museums and neighbouring towns as well as touring and exploring Dorset’s countryside and World Heritage coastline.
  • Non smoking establishment
  • Townhouse - Large, Edwardian style detached house set in a quiet peaceful location in Dorchester, the county town of Dorset. Ideal location for NCN Cycle Routes 2 and 26 Complete renovation and conversion of this house has created exceptional quality guest accommodation.

Leisure Facilities

  • Access to golf course - Came Down Golf Club (original home of the Ryder Cup) and Wolfdale Golf Club. Both are excellent courses and within 3 miles of Aquila Heights Guest House
  • Cycle hire - Cycles can be hired and delivered to the guest house.
  • Gym - At nearby Dorchester Sports Centre in Coburg Road - 25m Swimming Pool and Fitness Suite + Physiques and Shapes Health Club at The Grove.
  • Swimming pool - At nearby Dorchester Sports Centre in Coburg Road.
  • Tennis court - At nearby Dorchester Sports Centre and Dorchester Borough Gardens.

Parking & Transport

  • Off site parking - No yellow lines or parking permit restrictions for street parking
  • On site parking - Car park on-site for 5 cars.

Payment Methods

  • All major credit cards accepted
  • American Express accepted
  • Delta accepted
  • Maestro accepted
  • MasterCard accepted
  • Visa accepted

Room / Unit Features

  • Central Heating
  • Colour television in all bedrooms
  • Colour Television in all units
  • Digital TV
  • Electric shaver point
  • En-suite
  • Free View TV
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Fridge - Guest fridge in reception hall
  • Hairdryer in all bedrooms
  • Non smoking rooms available
  • Tea & coffee making facilities in all bedrooms - Generous hospitality tray in every bedroom with teas, coffee and biscuits. etc. Herbal teas and fruit infusions available on the landing. Fresh milk available from the guest fridge.
  • TV in all bedrooms
  • WiFi

Specialist Features

  • Honeymoon Breaks
  • Mobile Phone Reception
  • Pets (Proprietors) on premises
  • Special provisions for cyclists - Secure overnight cycle storage area. Wet clothes drying.. On NCN Cycle Routes 2 and 26.
  • Special provisions for lone female travellers
  • Special provisions for walkers - Ordnance survey maps plus a selection of books with walking routes. Drying facility for wet clothes and boots.

Travel & Trade

  • Wi-fi available

Opening Times

Open Christmas
Open New Year
Opening (29 January 2019 - 2 January 2020)

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