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Grand Hotel Swanage

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  • Excellent31%
  • Very good40%
  • Average16%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible4%
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“sea view”(110 reviews)
“third floor”(19 reviews)
Free Internet
Free Parking
Breakfast Buffet
Beachfront
Pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
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3.0 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 12 September 2016

This hotel is brilliantly situated and has a great view over the bay, it's lovely. That aside there were a few problems during our stay. The hotel is rather shabby and run down, but that didn't matter too much. What did matter was being in...More

1  Thank Vanessa W
Response from Lindsay B, General Manager at Grand Hotel SwanageResponded 3 October 2016

Thank you for your review as mentioned , we do take our guests comments seriously as it is important to us to meet our guests expectations as all times.

Reviewed 10 September 2016

Very well looked after by Elliott, first class waiter, dropped in for a sandwich and pint, food excellent along with the wines and spirits, we sat in the conservatory with a great views over Swanage Bay, this is a must if you are in the...More

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Response from Lindsay B, General Manager at Grand Hotel SwanageResponded 3 October 2016

Excellent review - thank you and we look forward to welcoming you back soon..

Reviewed 1 September 2016

I took a party of 90 mixed French and English from our local twinning association for a superb Sunday carvery at the Grand Hotel last weekend. Everyone agreed that the service and the location was second to none. Please convey our thanks to the staff.

Thank Michael G
Response from Lindsay B, General Manager at Grand Hotel SwanageResponded 3 October 2016

Thank you for your excellent review. Our Sunday carvery is very popular and as you saw our views are spectacular. We look forward to welcoming you all back again in the future,

Reviewed 31 August 2016 via mobile

The location really makes this place stand out. Views are great and the beach is wonderful. Rooms were fine, some reviews on here a bit harsh, but a bit of TLC & upgrades needed. Bar food & breakfast perfectly adequate for the price. Kids portions...More

Thank Andrew W
Response from Lindsay B, General Manager at Grand Hotel SwanageResponded 3 October 2016

Thank you for your review and constructive comments..

Reviewed 31 August 2016

We arrived early and were understanding that we couldn't check in until 2pm so walked into town and had lunch. At 2.30 the room still wasn't ready as there was "issues" with housekeeping. Finally at 3pm we were given the key. We were asked if...More

1  Thank Paula H
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Pool
Free Parking
Restaurant
Free Internet
Bar/Lounge
Beachfront
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Meeting Rooms
Conference Facilities
Breakfast Available
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Pool
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Heated pool
Indoor pool
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US$ 134 - US$ 229 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Price range
US$ 134 - US$ 229 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Eunice A
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We do not accept pets unfortunately, unless guide dogs or hearing dogs...
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gracelillian
29 May 2017|
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Hello , yes we can cater for this. Please mention at the time of booking. Kind regards Lindsay Bish,General Manager.
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christopher g
19 May 2017|
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All of our ground floor public areas and dining rooms are on one level and we have a lift to all floors. We have a Twin/double room with en-suite shower that may suit. If you would like to speak with me directly, please... More
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"Extra needed to get a sea view"
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"Sea view rooms on Floors 1 & 2 could be okay. Parking is limited and unlikely to be increased."
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"Always go for a seaview!"
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"Sea view a must"
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