The Alex is Getting Greener

Here at the Alexandra, we take our corporate social responsibility very seriously and are always looking for ways to improve our eco credentials and reduce our carbon footprint. We are pleased to announce that we are introducing a new loo roll made from 100% recycled material which arrives in recyclable plastic wrapping. Additionally, when a guest departs, any part used soap bottles will …

Electric Vehicle Charging Points at the Alexandra

We are delighted to announce that the Alexandra has installed two new electric car charging points – one general point and one for Tesla cars. In our efforts to promote a greener journey, and uphold the green credentials of the hotel, we are also happy to arrange a taxi for guests from our nearest train station at Axminster, just 15 …

Things for children to do in Lyme Regis

Come rain or shine, there are loads of things that children will enjoy in Lyme Regis during the summer holidays and beyond. Here are a few to consider.. Lyme Regis Marine Aquarium This traditional, family run attraction prides itself on offering visitors a fun and interactive insight into the sea creatures which inhabit our local waters. Situated at the end …

Behind the Scenes… Meet Phoebe Taylor, Events Coordinator

Phoebe is re-joining the team at the Alexandra in Dorset after spending the past few years working in hotels across Europe. Phoebe is excited to take on her new venture as the Events Coordinator and can’t wait to help by looking after everything when you hold your meetings or celebrations with us including anniversaries, birthdays or Christmas, weddings and more… just call and ask for Phoebe or email [email protected] PHOEBE TAYLOR, …

Luxury Weekend Break at the Alexandra

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 …

Wedding Ideas at the Alexandra for 2019

We are so lucky to have such a wonderful setting for weddings here at the Alexandra.. sweeping lawns, fabulous sea and coastal views, our Deck which overlooks Lyme’s famous Cobb harbour (voted as one of England’s most romantic places and the perfect backdrop for those photos!) and four different rooms to hold events, providing the choice and variety to suit …

New Spring Menus Celebrating Local, Seasonal Produce

Spring is most definitely in the air, and our current menus celebrate the fabulous new local produce that is available to us. We are surrounded by farmers and producers in Dorset, Devon and Somerset who are determined to provide the very highest quality in both traditional, and more unusual, ingredients. New flavours recently added to our menus include rhubarb, asparagus, …

The Alexandra supports the Halow Poject

HALOW250 The Alexandra is proud to be supporting the The Halow250 250 mile cycle ride from London to Guildford via France on 3th-5th May to raise money for the The halow project. The ride is not just about distance covered, but the unique group camaraderie and friendly atmosphere that gets you there. The event is very well supported and this …

Easter at the Alexandra

Join us over Easter (Friday, 19th – Monday, 22nd April) for delicious lunches, dinners and cream teas. Weather permitting, guests can enjoy dining al fresco on our beautiful garden terrace. There will be an Easter egg trail in the garden, as well as lawn croquet and other games to keep children entertained. And family fossil hunting on the beach is …

Behind the Scenes.. Meet Fiona Guest, General Manager

FIONA GUEST, GENERAL MANAGER OF THE ALEXANDRA HOTEL AND RESTAURANT After leaving her life working in the banking sector in 2008, in March of that year Fiona joined the Alex as a receptionist. Her dedication and talent shone through as she moved through the ranks, furthering her career and taking on positions such as Head Receptionist and Events Co-ordinator. We are …

Car Parking at the Alexandra Hotel, Lyme Regis

We know that car parking is an important factor for our guests when deciding where to stay. Lyme Regis is a traditional seaside town, unspoilt by large scale amenities. As a coastal, boutique hotel within walking distance of the sea, our location is in a prime position and therefore space is at a premium. The good news is that we …

Coastal Routes in Dorset

Here on Dorset’s Jurassic Coast we are blessed with numerous coastal routes for you to enjoy while you are staying with us at the Alexandra. They range from a short stroll down the road to the extensive South West Coast Path. South West Coast Path South Haven Point in Studland is the beginning, or end, of the 630 mile South …

View of the Cobb from the Alexandra Hotel & Restaurant

Things To Do In Lyme Regis During Your Stay

Lyme Regis is a stunning Jurassic Coast town, with so much to see and do besides enjoying the glorious beach and seafront. Here are some ideas of how to occupy your time while staying with us at the Alexandra, which is conveniently located in the heart of the town: The Cobb The iconic harbour wall of Lyme Regis is called …

Things To Do On A Rainy Day ?

Although we are blessed with a lovely climate here in Dorset, there are, of course, days when you would rather be inside than out. With this in mind, here is a list of five things to do in Dorset and Somerset if the rain does arrive: Fleet Air Arm Museum RNAS Yeovilton, Ilchester, Somerset BA22 8HT The Fleet Air Arm …

The Perfect Dorset Wedding Venue

Weddings at the Alexandra Hotel “… the day you only dream about…”Those were the kind words expressed by a recent bride and guest of the hotel. The Alexandra Hotel & Restaurant is unique amongst wedding venues and is in a dream setting for a coastal wedding. The hotel is based in Dorset with outstanding views across Lyme Bay. Our team is dedicated to ensuring …

The Alexandra sponsors The Hub Youth Club in Lyme Regis

We are delighted to announce that the award winning Alexandra has teamed up with The Hub Youth Club in Lyme Regis to sponsor the facility on a monthly basis during 2019. The Hub is part of Lyme Regis Development Trust (LRDT), a 20 year old charity and community business.  LRDT has a great track record in helping make the most of places …

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Romantic Valentine’s Getaway in Dorset?

Make Lyme Regis, here on the beautiful Dorset coast, your location of choice for a deliciously romantic VALENTINE’S DINNER on Thursday 14th, Friday 15th and Saturday 16th February. You may also be tempted by our one night VALENTINE’S PACKAGE for 2 guests, also available on the 14th, 15th, and 16th. Each of our bedrooms is unique and decorated in traditional …

Champagne Taittinger Dinner

We enjoy putting on many different events at the Alexandra, such our film & supper nights, which are held on the second Wednesday of every month, and have become very popular. Food and drink are what we do best at the Alexandra, so we thought it would be wonderful to offer a special wine and food pairing dinner, and there’s …