Situated on Weymouth’s Esplanade, the family-run Hotel Rex is in an enviable position by the beach. The Channel Islands ferry terminal and the Pavilion Theatre are both only 2 minutes’ walk away. This AA rated hotel boasts 31 rooms, each featuring a flat-screen TV, and tea/coffee making facilities.

Free Wi-Fi is available on the ground floor. Some rooms have a luxurious marble bathroom with a hot tub, a balcony, and far-reaching views of Weymouth Bay. Guests can enjoy a fine selection of draught beers, spirits and international wines at the lounge bar, overlooking Weymouth’s beach.

The restaurant also offers a wide range of dishes featuring locally sourced produce. Originally built for the Duke of Clarence, Hotel Rex retains its original character and splendour. With easy access to the beach and the marina, guests can also reach the Sea Life Tower, 6 yards from the property.