Originally built in 1881, Beggarâ€™s Knap Guest House offers 4-star accommodation in the centre of historic Dorchester. It is just 3 miles from Hardyâ€™s Cottage, the birthplace of Thomas Hardy. The rooms at Beggarâ€™s Knap have carpeted floors, with flat-screen TVs and hospitality trays. Free Wi-Fi is available, and guests can make use of free private parking on site. A full English breakfast is served in the morning, and there is also a continental menu available. The building is non-smoking throughout. Dorchester West Rail Station is a 5-minute walk from Beggarâ€™s Knap. The shops and amenities of central Dorchester are just a few minutesâ€™ walk away.
As there is no 24-hour reception, guests are required to contact the hotel on day of arrival to inform of their estimated time of arrival. Guests are requested to inform the property of their expected arrival time. This can be noted in the Special Request box when booking. Payments by can be made by electronic transfer, BACS, cash or cheque. Personal or business cheques are acceptable. Company bookings can be invoiced by prior arrangement. Access to car park is via Great Western Road.