St John's Guest House
“A conscientious commitment to guest welfare is a hallmark here” - AA Inspector
- Social distancing and safety measures in place
- Follows government and industry guidelines for COVID-19
- Signed up to the AA COVID Confident Charter
We are prepared as much as we can be but awaiting any further guidance from the government along with a reopen date. Our guest house is family run and our home so much of the previous points do not apply.
Our Inspector's view
Located just 70 yards from the beach, St John's is an elegant building dating from around 1880. Hospitality is warm and genuine, and the property has an appealing, uncluttered and refined style. Standards are high throughout with comfy bedrooms being well equipped with such extras as DVD players and WiFi access. Breakfast is served in the light and airy dining room, a satisfying and tasty start to the day.
Awards, accolades & Welcome Schemes
Facilities – at a glance
- Rooms 8
- Family bedrooms: 2
- Bedrooms ground: 2
- Free TV
- DVD Player
- Lounge with TV
- Open parking
- Accessible bedrooms: 1
- Steps for wheelchair: 3
- Open all year
- Maximum number of guests: f
- Afternoon Tea
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About the area
Dorset means rugged varied coastlines and high chalk downlands. Squeezed in among the cliffs and set amid some of Britain’s most beautiful scenery is a chain of picturesque villages and seaside towns. Along the coast you’ll find the Lulworth Ranges, which run from Kimmeridge Bay in the east to Lulworth Cove in the west. Together with a stretch of East Devon, this is Britain’s Jurassic Coast, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, noted for its layers of shale and numerous fossils embedded in the rock. Among the best-known natural landmarks on this stretch of the Dorset coast is Durdle Door, a rocky arch that has been shaped and sculpted to perfection by the elements. The whole area has the unmistakable stamp of prehistory.
Away from Dorset’s magical coastline lies a landscape with a very different character and atmosphere, but one that is no less appealing. Here, winding, hedge-lined country lanes lead beneath lush, green hilltops to snug, sleepy villages hidden from view and the wider world. The people of Dorset are justifiably proud of the achievements of Thomas Hardy, its most famous son, and much of the county is immortalised in his writing.
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