Originally built in 1881, Beggar’s Knap Guest House offers 4-star accommodation in the centre of historic Dorchester. It is just 3 miles from Hardy’s Cottage, the birthplace of Thomas Hardy. The rooms at Beggar’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 Beggar’s Knap. The shops and amenities of central Dorchester are just a few minutes’ walk away.