Bed & Breakfasts for sale in Dorset

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COUNTRY INN/RESTAURANT/HOTEL,

Historic COUNTRY INN/RESTAURANT/HOTEL, situated on the SOUTH DORSET coast, within famous sought after ABBOTSBURY village, enjoying prime central trading position, fronting main tourist route through village, fantastic views to rear, 1 mile...

Location: Abbotsbury, Dorset, England

For sale under: Restaurants, Pubs, Bed & Breakfasts, Hotels and Motels, Bars

  • L/H Price
  • £95,000
  • Annual T/O
  • £544,706
Rare Freehold Seafront Weymouth Guest

Quiet Position in Cul de Sac, close Beach. The property is arranged with larger owners accommodation and as a lifestyle business taking approx. £60,000 from summer only trading with 5 bedroom owners accommodation and 6 high quality letting...

Location: Weymouth, Dorset, England

For sale under: Bed & Breakfasts, Guest Houses, Hotels and Motels

  • F/H Price
  • £595,000
Lovely Lyme Regis

Lyme Regis is gorgeous and that is what keeps visitors from all around the world coming back, the Jurassic Coast, fossils, Mary Anning, the world famous Cobb, Jane Austen, John Fowles, River Cottage are just some of the reasons tourists keep...

Location: Lyme Regis, Dorset, England

For sale under: Restaurants, Bed & Breakfasts, Guest Houses, Hotels and Motels, Pubs and Hotel Property

  • F/H Price
  • £625,000
  • Price Reduced
GUEST HOUSE, POOLE PARK AREA

Ideally positioned GUEST HOUSE, sought after POOLE PARK AREA, literally situated at the entrance to the park, short walk POOLE HARBOUR/QUAY, town centre, leisure attractions and other amenities. Very spacious detached property, occupies...

Location: Poole, Dorset, England

For sale under: Bed & Breakfasts, Guest Houses, Hotels and Motels, Pubs and Hotel Property, Commercial Property

  • F/H Price
  • £775,000
  • Annual T/O
  • £54,870
Neat Freehold Weymouth Guest House with

A rare opportunity in Weymouth to buy a Freehold Guest House, close to the town centre, just off The Esplanade, in good decorative order, recently re roofed, centrally heated and highly regarded on Tripadvisor - in the top ten in Weymouth....

Location: Weymouth, Dorset, England

For sale under: Bed & Breakfasts, Guest Houses, Hotels and Motels

  • F/H Price
  • £380,000
Seafront Guest House with POTENTIAL,

A well positioned pretty Georgian property with sea views which has been in the present hands for 24 years. Sadly, due to a bereavement the business must be sold. There are no accounts available - hence the very reasonable price - ideal for...

Location: Weymouth, Dorset, England

For sale under: Bed & Breakfasts, Guest Houses, Hotels and Motels

  • L/H Price
  • £180,000
Ideal Home & Income - Meyrick Park

LOCATION Meyrick Park approx. 200 yards. Travel Interchange approx. 1 mile. Bournemouth Square just over 1 mile. Bournemouth University within 1½ miles. FEATURES Character property. Ideal Home & Income. Prominently located on main bus...

Location: Bournemouth, Dorset, England

For sale under: Bed & Breakfasts, Hotels and Motels

  • F/H Price
  • £695,000
HOTEL/GUEST HOUSE, SWANAGE BAY

Licensed HOTEL/GUEST HOUSE, desirable coastal location, occupying enviable elevated position, provides spectacular sea views over SWANAGE BAY, short walk town centre, quay, beach and attractions. Substantial character property, deceptive in...

Location: Swanage, Dorset, England

For sale under: Bed & Breakfasts, Guest Houses, Hotels and Motels

  • F/H Price
  • £950,000
  • Annual T/O
  • £152,933
Quintessential Thatched Grade II Listed

Attractive award winning thatched Grade II Listed detached country pub and restaurant with 3 bedroom owners accommodation, 4 high quality en-suite letting rooms, stunning gardens and customer car park. Grade II Listed two storey thatched...

Location: Bridport, Dorset, England

For sale under: Restaurants, Bed & Breakfasts, Pubs and Hotel Property, Public Houses

  • F/H Price
  • £625,000
Classic Georgian Seafront Guest House -

A superb example of a Georgian Grade II Listed former gentleman's residence from the time of King George III which has been supremely updated and modernised to a the very highest standard. The guest house offers 12 en suite rooms,...

Location: Weymouth, Dorset, England

For sale under: Bed & Breakfasts, Guest Houses, Hotels and Motels

  • L/H Price
  • £360,000
Victorian AA 4* Rated Guest House -

LOCATION Bathing Beach approx. 150 yards. Town Centre approx. ¼ mile. Brewers Quay approx. ½ mile. Pavilion Theatre just over ½ mile. Mainline Railway Station just ¼ mile. Sea Life Centre approx. ½ mile. National Sailing Academy approx. 5...

Location: Weymouth, Dorset, England

For sale under: Bed & Breakfasts, Guest Houses, Hotels and Motels

  • F/H Price
  • £625,000
  • Price Reduced
West Cliff Hotel - Valuable On Site Car

LOCATION Bournemouth International Centre 250 yards. Bournemouth Square within ½ mile. Pier Approach within ½ mile. Travel Interchange approx. 1½ miles. FEATURES Prominent end terrace trading position on renowned West Cliff. Extensive...

Location: Bournemouth, Dorset, England

For sale under: Bed & Breakfasts, Guest Houses, Hotels and Motels

  • F/H Price
  • £635,000
  • Price Reduced
Renowned Hotel & Function Venue

LOCATION East Cliff – Cliff Top approx. 200 yards. Business District and University Buildings approx. 700 yards. Travel Interchange approx. ½ mile. Bournemouth Pier within 1 mile. Bournemouth Square within 1½ miles. Bournemouth...

Location: Bournemouth, Dorset, England

For sale under: Bed & Breakfasts, Guest Houses, Hotels and Motels

  • L/H Price
  • £795,000
TEAROOM/GARDEN plus B & B, CERNE ABBAS

TEAROOM/GARDEN plus B & B, close DORCHESTER, situated in one of WEST DORSET’S most desirable villages, enjoying prime ‘picture postcard’ trading position within historic CERNE ABBAS, attracting visitors throughout the year. A substantial...

Location: Dorset, England

For sale under: Bistros, Cafes, Coffee Shops, Bed & Breakfasts, Tea Rooms

  • F/H Price
  • £599,950
  • Annual T/O
  • £114,410
Character 16th Century Cottage

LOCATION Ferndown Town Centre approx. ¾ mile. Bournemouth International (Hurn) Airport approx. 5 miles. Ringwood approx. 5 miles. Bournemouth approx. 7 miles. Poole approx. 7 miles. Salisbury approx. 20 miles. FEATURES Character 16th...

Location: Ferndown, Dorset, England

For sale under: Bed & Breakfasts, Guest Houses, Hotels and Motels

  • F/H Price
  • £595,000
  • Price Reduced
High Quality B&B Weymouth Sea Front

A superb guest house ' a stones throw from the beach' - a pretty Georgian bow fronted property with 7 letting rooms and three bedrooms for the owners including a small suite if required. A well run business which has been in the present...

Location: Weymouth, Dorset, England

For sale under: Bed & Breakfasts, Guest Houses, Hotels and Motels

  • L/H Price
  • £279,000
  • Price Reduced
GUEST HOUSE, POOLE

Rare POOLE HARBOUR GUEST HOUSE OPPORTUNITY, uniquely positioned, stone’s throw from quayside from where boat trips depart, adjacent visitor attractions and tourist information office from whom referrals are received. Deceptive 3 storey...

Location: Poole, Dorset, England

For sale under: Bed & Breakfasts, Guest Houses, Hotels and Motels

  • F/H Price
  • £599,000
  • Annual T/O
  • £69,077
Contemporary Decor - Town Centre

LOCATION Bournemouth International Centre within 600 yards. Bournemouth Pier approx. 750 yards. Bournemouth Square approx. 800 yards. Bournemouth Travel Interchange within 1½ miles. FEATURES Sea glimpses from front rooms. Passing trade....

Location: Bournemouth, Dorset, England

For sale under: Bed & Breakfasts, Guest Houses, Hotels and Motels

  • F/H Price
  • £699,500
Leasehold 9 Bedroom Guesthouse in

• 9 bedroom Guest House • Refurbished throughout • A prime position in world-famous holiday resort • Impressive four storey premises • Overlooks Knyveton Gardens • 2 minutes from Bournemouth Central Station • Enormous potential •...

Location: Bournemouth, Dorset, England

For sale under: Bed & Breakfasts, Guest Houses, Holiday Flats/Apartments, Hotels and Motels, Self Catering

  • L/H Price
  • £35,000
9 Bedroom Guest House In Bournemouth

• 9 bedroom Guest House • Refurbished throughout • A prime position in world-famous holiday resort • Impressive four storey premises • Overlooks Knyveton Gardens • 2 minutes from Bournemouth Central Station • Enormous potential •...

Location: Bournemouth, Dorset, England

For sale under: Bed & Breakfasts, Guest Houses, Holiday Flats/Apartments, Hotels and Motels, Hostels

  • F/H Price
  • £399,999

Reasons to buy a B&B in Dorset

Dorset has long been a favourite holiday destination and weekend retreat for thousands of holidaymakers from across the UK and further afield, making it ideal for B&B businesses.

Less than two hours from London Waterloo, the broad sandy beaches of Sandbanks and Bournemouth are a world away from the stresses of urban life, making Dorset a favourite for London families. The Jurassic Coast covers a significant fraction of Dorset’s coastline and is a World Heritage Site attracting geology enthusiasts from around the globe. Dorset is also a popular county for festivals and weddings, increasing the ‘short stay’ traffic to the area significantly in the summer months. 

More than 800 B&B businesses serve Dorset’s vibrant influx of tourists; to join this industry you need to ensure that the B&B you are purchasing has a good trading history and a solid reputation. You also need to make sure that the location you are considering will suit the kind of B&B you plan on running. For instance, if you want to buy a B&B that’s close to a wedding venue like Larmer Tree Gardens or Lulworth Castle, it’s likely that your guests will require a check-in time in the early afternoon, in order to meet ceremony times. If you plan on running your B&B on a “2 night minimum stay” arrangement this could work well in areas where accommodation is scarce, but demand is high, but it’s unlikely to prove successful in areas such as Bournemouth, where there is a high supply of alternative accommodation in the area. 

Do your research carefully, be realistic about the properties you’re looking at and someday soon you could be one of the hundreds of successful B&B owners earning their living in this beautiful part of the UK.