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Grand Hotel Swanage

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  • Excellent31%
  • Very good40%
  • Average16%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible4%
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“sea view”(125 reviews)
“private beach”(15 reviews)
AMENITIES
Free Internet
Free Parking
Breakfast Buffet
Beachfront
Pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
3 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 25 April 2016 via mobile

We stayed here because we were going to visit Lulworth cove and Durdle door. The hotel has a lovely view over the bay and a nice garden. Unfortunately the storms had caused some damage which meant some areas were out of bounds. We had a...More

Thank lizzie005
Reviewed 25 April 2016

This is only a 3 star establishment. There isn't many good places to stay in swanage but this is one of them The staff are excellent and the food even better. If you stay here expecting 5 star you will be disappointed but as a...More

Thank Robert P
Reviewed 22 April 2016

Had a 3 Night stay with DB&B at this beautiful Hotel to celebrate our 35th Anniversary. The sea view room was very comfortable and the view across the bay was stunning. The service we received was excellent, all of the staff were very friendly and...More

1  Thank echattoe
Reviewed 21 April 2016

Carvery Sunday lunch was OK - nothing special.....the few / small / thin slices of meat was disappointing however the vegetables were great. Service was good too - clean linen etc. What we did notice was that the place still needs a good refurbishment. The...More

Thank Paul C
Reviewed 20 April 2016

We loved it here, when we arrived we thought it was going to be a bit 'faulty towers' but the rooms were immaculate, the service was friendly, the food was exceptional and the views were ace! This is a well run hotel with guests as...More

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Amenities
Top amenities
Pool
Free Parking
Restaurant
Free Internet
Bar/Lounge
Beachfront
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Breakfast Available
Things to do
Pool
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Heated pool
Indoor pool
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Price range
US$ 157 - US$ 214 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Details
Price range
US$ 157 - US$ 214 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Jaspreet D
5 May 2018|
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Response from CXP61 | Reviewed this property |
Very limited in site parking but large public car park 5 mins away
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Eunice A
24 December 2017|
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Response from Lindsay B | Property representative |
We do not accept pets unfortunately, unless guide dogs or hearing dogs...
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gracelillian
29 May 2017|
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Response from Lindsay B | Property representative |
Hello , yes we can cater for this. Please mention at the time of booking. Kind regards Lindsay Bish,General Manager.
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"Good view but you can't open the windows because the pigeons will come in so it's very warm."
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"Try and have a room at the front overlooking the sea"
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"Go for a sea view room if you can. I stayed in 203 which was lovely"
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"Try to secure a room with a sea view - it's worth the extra cost."
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