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1 bedroom, desk, iron/ironing board, free cots/infant beds
1 bedroom, desk, iron/ironing board, free cots/infant beds
1 bedroom, desk, iron/ironing board, free cots/infant beds

Guest reviews

3.9/5 Good
151 reviews
Guests rated this property 4.0/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

Free WiFi
Breakfast included
Restaurant
Parking Available
Bar
Housekeeping

Cleaning and safety practices

Cleaned with disinfectant
Hand sanitizer provided
Personal protective equipment

Map

Explore the area

Popular LocationLewes Castle11 min walk
Popular LocationGlyndebourne Opera House7 min drive
Popular LocationAmerican Express Community Stadium7 min drive
AirportLondon (LGW-Gatwick)39 min drive

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  • Double Room (Small)

    4.7/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 2
    More detailsDouble Room (Small)
  • Double Room (Medium)

    4/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 2
    More detailsDouble Room (Medium)
  • Double Room (Large)

    3.9/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 2
    More detailsDouble Room (Large)

The average per-night price is based on the lowest price found within the past 24 hours for the next 30 nights. All prices exclude taxes and fees and are based on a 1-night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

About this area

Lewes

Located in Lewes, The Dorset is in the historical district and on the riverwalk. Brighton Marina and Brighton Pier are worth checking out if an activity is on the agenda, while those wishing to experience the area's natural beauty can explore Brighton Beach and Preston Park. Drusillas Park and Brighton Sea Life Centre are not to be missed.

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Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Lewes Castle - 11 min walk
  • Glyndebourne Opera House - 7 min drive
  • American Express Community Stadium - 7 min drive
  • University of Sussex - 9 min drive
  • University of Brighton - 11 min drive

Getting around

  • Lewes Station - 12 min walk
  • London (LGW-Gatwick) - 39 min drive

Restaurants

  • South Street Fish Bar - 2 min walk
  • Bill's - 3 min walk
  • John Harvey Tavern - 4 min walk
  • The Snowdrop Inn - 5 min walk
  • Chaula's - 6 min walk

About this property

The Dorset

Rivewalk inn with free breakfast and restaurant
Along with a restaurant, this smoke-free inn has a bar/lounge and self parking. Free continental breakfast and free WiFi in public areas are also provided. Other amenities include a meeting room, wedding services and a garden. All 6 rooms provide conveniences such as sofa beds and coffee makers, plus complimentary wireless Internet access and flat-screen TVs with digital channels. Other amenities available to guests include showers, ironing boards and desks.
The Dorset offers 6 forms of accommodation with coffee/tea makers and an iron/ironing board. This accommodation is furnished with sofa beds and desks. Flat-screen televisions come with digital channels.

Bathrooms include a shower and complimentary toiletries. This Lewes inn provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Housekeeping is offered on a daily basis and hairdryers can be requested.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Hand sanitiser provided
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities

Internet

  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and public transport

  • Self parking: GBP 3.70 per day

Food and drink

  • Free continental breakfast available 7:30 AM–9:00 AM on weekdays and 8:30 AM–10:00 AM on weekends
  • 1 restaurant
  • 1 bar

Family friendly

  • Free cots/infant beds
  • Sofa bed

Conveniences

  • No lifts

Guest services

  • Daily housekeeping
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Luggage storage
  • Wedding services

Languages spoken

  • English

Business services

  • 1 meeting room

Outdoors

  • Garden

Accessibility

  • If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them in the special requests field on the booking page after selecting your room.
  • Accessible bathroom
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking

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  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Free cots/infant beds
  • Sofa bed

Bathroom

  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer (on request)
  • Shower

Entertainment

  • Digital channels
  • Flat-screen TV

Food and drink

  • Coffee/tea maker

More

  • Desk
  • Iron/ironing board

Policies

Check-in

Check-in between 2:00 PM and 9:00 PM
Minimum check-in age - 18

Check-out

Check-out before 11 AM
Late check-out subject to availability

Special check-in instructions

The front desk is open daily from 8:00 AM - 10:30 AM
This property doesn't offer after-hours check-in
Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

Pets not allowed

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
Free cots (infant beds)

Property payment types

Important information

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at the time of service, check-in or check-out.

  • Self-parking fee: GBP 3.70 per day
  • Late check-out fee: GBP 20 (subject to availability)

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place
Disinfectant is used to clean the property
Staff at the property wear personal protective equipment and guests are provided with hand sanitiser

Frequently asked questions

Can I cancel my reservation for free at The Dorset and receive a full refund?
Yes, The Dorset offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to The Dorset cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.
How much does it cost to stay at The Dorset?
As of Aug 10, 2020, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at The Dorset on Aug 23, 2020 start from CA $67, excluding taxes and fees. This price is based on the lowest nightly price found in the last 24 hours for stays in the next 30 days. Prices are subject to change. Choose your dates for more accurate prices.
Is this property pet-friendly?
No, pets are not allowed at this property.
How much is parking at this inn?
Self-parking is available for GBP 3.70 per day.
What time is check-in at The Dorset?
Check-in is from 2:00 PM to 9:00 PM. After-hours check-in is not available.
What time is check-out at this property?
Checkout is at 11 AM. Late checkout is available for GBP 20 (subject to availability).
Where is this property located?
Situated on the riverwalk, this inn is within a 15-minute walk of Lewes Golf Club, Lewes Castle and Southover Grange Gardens. Anne of Cleves' House is 0.9 mi (1.5 km) away. Lewes Station is 12 minutes by foot.

Guest reviews

Overall score and ratings for The Dorset

3.9
5 - Excellent
43
4 - Good
71
3 - Okay
22
2 - Mediocre
13
1 - Poor
2
4.0
Cleanliness
4.2
Service and Staff
3.9
Amenities
3.8
Property condition

5/5 Excellent

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

Staff were friendly, room was very clean and pretty modern, had what you could want.

Stayed 1 night in Jul 2020

4/5 Good

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort

Stayed 1 night in Feb 2020

5/5 Excellent

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort

nice room, good friendly service

Stayed 1 night in Mar 2020

5/5 Excellent

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

My impression of the decor was that it was a little uncoordinated, but that certainly did not affect out stay which met all our needs in spades!

Stayed 1 night in Feb 2020

1/5

  • Liked: Staff & service
  • Disliked: Cleanliness, property conditions & facilities

Stayed 1 night in Feb 2020