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Bankes Arms Hotel

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Front of property
Single Room | Desk, blackout curtains, iron/ironing board, cots/infant beds
Free daily full breakfast
Shower, free toiletries, hair dryer, towels

Overview of Bankes Arms Hotel

Bankes Arms Hotel

3.5 star property
3.5-star inn in Wareham with restaurant and bar/lounge

8.4/10 Very good

456 verified guest reviews

Property highlights

  • Free breakfast
  • Free parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Non-smoking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar
The price is £93
Price available on 24/3/2023
23 East Street, Corfe Castle, Wareham, England, BH20 5ED
Main amenities
  • Coffee shop/cafe
  • Concierge services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Free newspapers in the lobby
  • Garden
  • Limited hour front desk
  • Luggage storage
  • Meeting room
  • Restaurants and bar/lounge
  • Terrace
Feel at home
  • Blackout curtains
  • Cots/infant beds (surcharge)
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Garden
  • Private bathroom
  • Terrace

Room options

About this area

What's nearby

  • Corfe Castle - 1 min drive
  • Lulworth Cove - 23 min drive
  • Durdle Door - 30 min drive
  • Bournemouth Beach - 26 min drive
  • Poole Harbour - 19 min drive
  • Wimborne Minster - 35 min drive
  • Bournemouth International Centre - 43 min drive

Getting around

  • Bournemouth (BOH-Bournemouth Intl.) - 31 min drive
  • Southampton (SOU) - 57 min drive
  • Wareham Corfe Castle Station - 2 min walk
  • Wareham Harman's Cross Station - 4 min drive
  • Wareham Norden Station - 16 min walk


  • Golden Bengal - 6 min drive
  • The Globe Inn - 6 min drive
  • The Granary, Wareham Quay - 6 min drive
  • The Kings Arms - 5 min drive
  • Coffee Saloon - 6 min drive

About this property

Bankes Arms Hotel

Bankes Arms Hotel is a great choice for a stay in Wareham. Guests looking for a bite to eat can visit the coffee shop/cafe, and the bar/lounge is the perfect spot to grab a drink at the end of the day. A terrace and a garden are other highlights. The location and comfortable guest rooms get great marks from fellow travellers.



Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C or hotter

Social distancing

Contactless check-out
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Hand sanitiser provided
Individually wrapped food options available for breakfast and dinner
This information is provided by our partners.

At a glance

Hotel size

  • 7 rooms


  • Check-in time from 2:30 PM until anytime
  • Minimum check-in age – 18
  • Check-out time is 10:30 AM

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions

Special check-in instructions

  • The front desk is open daily from 7:30 AM - 11:00 PM
  • Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card or cash deposit required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required
  • Minimum check-in age is 18


  • Pets not allowed


  • Free WiFi in public areas
  • Free WiFi in rooms


  • Free uncovered on-site self-parking

Other information

  • Smoke-free property

Property amenities

Food and drink

  • Free full breakfast each morning
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/lounge
  • Coffee shop

Working away

  • Meeting room


  • Concierge services
  • Free newspapers in reception
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Luggage storage


  • Garden
  • Terrace


  • English

Room amenities

Be entertained

  • Flat-screen television

Home comfort

  • Heating
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)

Sleep well

  • Bed sheets provided
  • Blackout curtains
  • Cot/infant bed (surcharge)

Freshen up

  • Private bathroom
  • Shower only
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Towels

Stay connected

  • Desk
  • Free newspapers
  • Free WiFi

Food and drink

  • Free bottled water


  • Daily housekeeping

Fees & policies

Children & extra beds

  • Cots/infant beds are available for an extra charge

Hygiene & cleanliness

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.

Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; guests are provided with hand sanitiser.

Contactless check-out is available.

Individually wrapped food options are available for breakfast and dinner.


<p>This property does not have lifts.</p><p>Guests can rest easy knowing that there's a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector and a first aid kit on site.</p> <p>This property accepts credit cards, debit cards and cash.</p>

Also known as

Bankes Arms Hotel
Bankes Arms Hotel Wareham
Bankes Arms Wareham
Bankes Hotel

Frequently asked questions

Does Bankes Arms Hotel offer free cancellation for a full refund?
Yes, Bankes Arms Hotel does have fully refundable room rates available to book on our site. If you’ve booked a fully refundable room rate, this can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in, depending on the property's cancellation policy. Just make sure that you check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
How much does it cost to stay at Bankes Arms Hotel?
As of 23 Mar 2023, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at Bankes Arms Hotel on 24 Mar 2023 start from £93, including taxes and fees. This price is based on the lowest nightly price found in the last 24 hours for stays in the next 30 days. Prices are subject to change. Choose your dates for more accurate prices.
What are the cleanliness and hygiene measures currently in place at Bankes Arms Hotel?
This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property. Furthermore, guests are provided with hand sanitiser, social distancing measures are in place and staff are given personal protective equipment. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
Are pets allowed at Bankes Arms Hotel?
Sorry, pets aren't allowed.
Is parking offered on site at Bankes Arms Hotel?
Yes, there's free self parking.
What are the check-in and check-out times at Bankes Arms Hotel?
You can check in from 2:30 PM - anytime. Check-out time is 10:30 AM. Contactless check-out is available.
Is there an on-site casino at Bankes Arms Hotel?
No, this inn doesn't have a casino, but Genting Casino Bournemouth (27-min drive) is nearby.
What is there to do at Bankes Arms Hotel and nearby?
Bankes Arms Hotel has a garden.
Are there restaurants at or near Bankes Arms Hotel?
Yes, there's an on-site restaurant.
What's the area around Bankes Arms Hotel like?
Bankes Arms Hotel is a short 2-minute walk from Wareham Corfe Castle Station and 4 minutes' walk from Corfe Castle. Travellers give top marks for the inn's prime location.



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10/10 Exceptional

Chalice, 1-night trip
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8/10 Very good

Karen, 2-night trip
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8/10 Very good

It was a nice room just looked a bit tired on first impressions
Lyn, 2-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Liam, 1-night trip
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8/10 Very good

Simon, 1-night trip
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8/10 Very good

Matthew, 1-night business trip
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8/10 Very good

Enjoyable visit
Friendly and helpful staff. Good breakfast. Coffee maker in room good but didn't heat the water sufficiently for tea.
John, 2-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Graham, 2-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Gillian, 1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Perfect stay
From the moment we arrived we were made to feel very welcome. Our room was cosy and warm and just lovely. The breakfast was delcious as well as our meal we had in the restaurant on the first night. Value for money was outstanding. We would deffinatly stay again.
Dani, 2-night trip
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