The Alexandra is one of the most beautiful boutique hotels on the British coast, ideal for a luxury weekend getaway in Dorset. Set within private gardens overlooking Lyme Bay and the famous Cobb harbour and out across the Jurassic Coast, we invite you to wake up to the perfect view each morning.
Built in 1735 for the Dowager Countess Poulett and later the home of the Duc du Stackpoole, the Alexandra became a hotel in 1901 and for over 100 years has continued to uphold its tradition as a timeless haven of English peace and charm. The Alexandra has been privately owned and managed by the Haskins family for over 30 years, providing guests with the upmost in comfort and luxury. The atmosphere is warm, friendly and welcoming, with thoughtful service to make you feel truly at home. Looking for a relaxing escape, adventurous walks along the beaches and cliffs or to unwind with an indulgent massage? And don’t forget those amazing Dorset cream teas and superb dining looking out over the sea…
Had a long day and need to be pampered? Choose from one of the many luxury options available in our treatment room. Celebrating a special occasion? Why not have Champagne, flowers and chocolates awaiting your arrival. Forgotten something? We will do our best to supply a toothbrush or anything else you may require. Taking a day away? A packed lunch will be waiting for you first thing in the morning. Caught your own fish? Why not let us cook it for you? Whenever you stay at the Alexandra, you can be sure that your happiness is our absolute priority.
With an award winning restaurant and wine cellar, the food and wine at the Alexandra ensures a truly fine dining experience. Our menus change with the seasons and local produce available and our Head Chef is continually sourcing the best produce from local farmers.
As befits an historic house, each one of our bedrooms is completely individual. They are very different in size, shape and aspect. Decorated with traditional English style, most rooms have breath-taking sea views.
So do not delay, book your luxury break with us today online here or call us to discuss your requirements on 01297 442010. We look forward to greeting you soon.