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    The Bankes Arms

    Manor Road, Studland Bay, Swanage BH19 3AU, England
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    May 7
    May 8
    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
    Traveller (36)
    Room & Suite (4)
    Dining (2)
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    Overview

    • Excellent17%
    • Very good18%
    • Average18%
    • Poor21%
    • Terrible25%
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    Purbeck House Hotel & Louisa Lodge
    499 reviews
    #2 of 5 hotels in Swanage
     
    The Haven Hotel
    1,383 reviews
    #8 of 13 hotels in Poole
     
    Grand Hotel Swanage
    892 reviews
    #1 of 5 hotels in Swanage
     
    The Pines Hotel
    395 reviews
    #3 of 5 hotels in Swanage
     
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    1 - 5 of 315 reviews

    Reviewed 6 days ago

    Boy, was this pub heaving on Easter Saturday! We couldn't believe, however, how easy it was to order food and drink and be served pretty promptly! Our Ploughmans were good (huge wedges of cheese!) and all in all we were very happy, having been blown...More

    Thank Renate P
    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    Come here every couple of months throughout the year. Always great value but today was amazing. I ordered poached salmon with cane with a prawn and Rose-Marie sauce,chips and salad. (Or potatoes/veg). What I got was a whole tail end piece of poached salmon with...More

    Thank Anne-Louise P
    Reviewed 1 week ago

    We stopped off here on a tour around the area. The lunch was lovely, can't fault the ham baguette with a lovely crisp fresh salad. Jon had the cheese ploughmans, that was delicious too. The outside seating area was spacious and clean. The staff were...More

    Thank Jandy P
    Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

    We visited yesterday after completing a walk. It was busy (always a good sign) but there was some space inside and a very large beer garden with an excellent view. The service was quick and efficient and the food very tasty indeed.

    Thank 780HelenA
    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    I've just visited this lovely place with a group of walkers. Our food was served quickly by very friendly and efficient staff. This is a lovely venue to stop off when walking, visiting the spectacular Old Harry Rocks. I'll definitely return and will highly recommend...More

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    Purbeck House Hotel & Louisa Lodge
    499 reviews
    #2 of 5 hotels in Swanage
     
    The Haven Hotel
    1,383 reviews
    #8 of 13 hotels in Poole
     
    Grand Hotel Swanage
    892 reviews
    #1 of 5 hotels in Swanage
     
    The Pines Hotel
    395 reviews
    #3 of 5 hotels in Swanage
     
    About
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    • Price range
    • US$ 81 - US$ 85 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Number of rooms
    • 10
    • Location
    • United Kingdom >
    • England >
    • Dorset >
    • Isle of Purbeck >
    • Swanage >
    • Studland Bay
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    Traveller (36)
    Room & Suite (4)
    Dining (2)
    Pool & Beach (1)
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    The Pines Hotel
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    Nearby Attractions
    Studland beach and Nature Reserve
    870 reviews
    1.16 km away
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    Room Tips
    "No.1 with sea view, but probably couple of others as well."
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    "Room 10 for the double windows to enjoy a great view."
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    "Sea views from front of building"
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    "Sea view from many of the rooms."
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