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YHA Swanage

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07/05/2017 08/05/2017
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Being an old house, the hostel is spacious. Going out of season, just before Easter, it seemed almost empty so had excellent lounge, cooking, showering and sleeping facilities. I had one evening meal there, which was very good. It is up a bit of a steep hill so you need to be fit, if walking. There is plenty of parking...

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220Garry, Manager at YHA Swanage, responded to this review

Thank you for your review, which was a pleasure to read. YHA Swanage is a beautiful Victorian house & the oak panelling in the lounge give it a sense of grandeur. It is as you mentioned a fantastic location for walking this end of the South West coastal path and exploring the chocolate box villages, like Corfe Castle. Sorry that...

Wigan
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I recently visited Swanage for a two night break with my husband and son. We wanted a fairly inexpensive place to stay but one which was central to Swanage so that we could park the car and walk. We were able to book a family room which had 6 bunks even though there were only 3 of us. The room...

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220Garry, Manager at YHA Swanage, responded to this review

Thank you for taking time to write a review of your stay and quality of our the service we provided, its always very much appreciated. I hope that being on the top floor with your disability did not pose to many problems but the fine views across the bay are a joy to wake up to. We very much look...

Stevenage, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

An excellent location for all your field work needs. Excellent breakfast to start the day, packed lunches were just what we needed and a great evening meal to round things off. Accommodation is very comfortable and clean. Classrooms are also available to seat up to 50. There is also nice living spaces for a relax and wind down. I stayed...

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220Garry, Manager at YHA Swanage, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your wonderful review. It is very pleasing when guests return after first experiencing YHA as a student. Especially when they then bring student who themselves have probably experienced YHA for their first time. Sorry about the floorboards but hopefully this will be addressed during some refurbishment work next winter.

Bath, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Swanage YHA provided an excellent venue for our purpose, the food was plentiful, the accommodation clean and comfortable. Whilst our party was a little noisy at times, this didn't cause undue issue and we made use of the class room facilities in order to cause as little upset as possible to other residents. I would recommend this to anyone.

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220Garry, Manager at YHA Swanage, responded to this review

Thank you for taking time to write us a review & your reccommendation. It's great to read that you all had a great time and we look forward to seeing you all again in the future.

Reviewed 17 February 2017 via mobile

We had room 16 which had amazing views of the sea to wake up to! Had evening food and breakfast all of which was lovely and we'll priced. Relaxed in the lounge and children loved the games room. Hope to come back.

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220Garry, Manager at YHA Swanage, responded to this review

Great to see you all had an amazing time and enjoyed the stunning views across Swanage Bay, as well as our new menus. We look forward to welcoming you back soon.

Portsmouth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 November 2016

I had a very happy and pleasant 3 nights in Swanage this Novemeber 2016. Warm, comfortable and clean. I look forward to returning there to stay again in the future. An especial thanks to the Manager, Lewis, Toni and the staff for all their time, effort and kindness.

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220Garry, Manager at YHA Swanage, responded to this review

Thank you for taking time to write us a review, we are all pleased to read that you have a great stay at the hostel and your thanks have been passed onto the team. We look forward to welcoming you again in the near future. Don't forget to keep an eye out for our special offers on the website, especially...

Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

I travelled with my mum who is in her 70s, sister in her 40s and my two children aged under 10. The communal games room, was ideal for the children, whilst my mum and sister retreated to the tranquility of the lounge in the evenings. Overall the hostel was a good base for the October half term break but I...

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220Garry, Manager at YHA Swanage, responded to this review

Thank you for taking time to write us a review. Unfortunately due to the hostel being an old building and only having single glazed windows condensation can be an issue this time of year. The windows have been cleaned already and we also have a long list of jobs as part of our winter planning / redecoration. I have also...

Norwich, United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 October 2016

We have been here a couple of times and the staff and facilities are great. Food, a bar and entertainment! Live music during the Swanage Blues festival supplied by The Baroness and The ear and John Mclean and The Clan... One of Swanages little gems..

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220Garry, Manager at YHA Swanage, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. Once again the Swanage Blues festival was a great success and the band playing live at the hostel were fantastic. We very much look forward to being part of the next Blues Festival on the 3-5th March 2017.

Whitehaven, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 October 2016

In short, everything on the ground floor (and the building itself) is excellent. Beautiful building, interesting interior, lovely - albeit dimly lit - lounge perfect for relaxation and reflection. And great views if you can get them. For me what let Swanage YHA down were the washroom and shower facilities. It goes without saying that the more comfortable, clean and...

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220Garry, Manager at YHA Swanage, responded to this review

Thanks you for your review & comments about the shower water temperature and shelving. We will get someone to look into why it is a bit too hot as they are thermostat controlled. As a team we are working hard to improve the standards at the hostel and will be carrying out lots of work as part of our winter...

Bradford-on-Avon, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 October 2016

We stayed as a family of 6 last weekend. On arrival we found out that we'd been allocated a 4-bedded room instead of a 6. It was immediately assumed by staff that I'd made a mistake but I knew I hadn't and had the email to prove it! Anyway, fortunately another 6-bedded room was found for us and the situation...

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220Garry, Manager at YHA Swanage, responded to this review

Hello and thank you for your review. All reviews are read and any comments discussed at team meetings to see how we can improve the customer experience. Apologies for the mistake in terms of room allocation, but pleased to know that this was sorted. You will also be pleased to know that we are planning a lot of improvements over...

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  • Free Internet
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
This large, sea facing, Victorian villa is situated 5 minutes walking distance from the blue flag awarded beach of Swanage. Our hilltop location gives the front facing room's spectacular panoramic views of Swanage town and bay. Swanage town often holds music festivals, Art weeks and the Swanage Carnival every year. The town is a classic British sea side resort, and the gateway to the Jurassic coast, a world heritage site. ... more   less 

Additional Information about YHA Swanage

Address: 20 Cluny Crescent, Swanage BH19 2BS, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Dorset > Isle of Purbeck > Swanage
Price Range: ₹ 1,939 - ₹ 7,111 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — YHA Swanage 3*
Number of rooms: 22
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“there is only a single plug socket in every room - bring an extension lead for multiplugs”
cla1re9, 11 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Sea views at the front!”
bobbitybobbob, 11 Oct 2016 | Read review
“A little difficult to choose a room with a view - but I travelled at a busy period. Views are at the front.”
SilentPartner777, 4 Oct 2016 | Read review
“There are sea view rooms but you need to ask for one.”
Rosie401, 5 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Rooms at front have sea views.”
debzo2015, 22 Aug 2016 | Read review
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