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“A fabulous place to stay”
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Island View's spectacular seafront location.
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Island View's spectacular seafront location.
A calm evening's vista. Living room through the porthole.
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Excellent
26 reviews
Island View's spectacular seafront location.
A calm evening's vista.
Living room through the porthole.
The newly fitted kitchen interior.
Watch the boats from your own personal seat.
Curl up on this settee and see the world go by below you.
Kitchen/Dining area.
Kitchen area.
Double bedroom.
Watch the sunrise from your double bed.
The Attic bedroom.
The Attic bedroom/spiral staircase.
Island View's sunny hallway.
View across the bay to Ballard Down and Old Harry Rocks.
View from Attic window along Swanage beach to Ballard Down.
Swanage Stone Pier and Quayside.
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Overview
Condo/Apartment -
2 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 4
Swanage, Isle of Purbeck, Dorset, England

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Excellent - based on 26 reviews
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Carol R
London, United Kingdom
Level 2 Contributor
6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“A fabulous place to stay”
Reviewed 30 May 2015 for a stay in May 2015
1
person found this review helpful

Wonderfully located, comfortable apartment with stunning views. I would thoroughly recommend Island View.

Travelling group: Young Children
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Was this review helpful? Yes
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Management Response
31 May 2015
Delighted you all enjoyed your week in Swanage - look forward to welcoming you back next year!
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pipmunch
leicester
Level 4 Contributor
28 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
“Perfect location, great apartment, lovely landlady, beautiful Swanage. BRILLIANT!!!!!”
Reviewed 10 August 2014 for a stay in August 2014
1
person found this review helpful

We had a fabulous holiday here. The flat was perfect. The location was brilliant, couldn't have been any better. The place was fully equipped and we wanted for nothing. The beautiful view only added to our brilliant stay. The booking, key collection/drop off was smooth friendly and hassle free. I would certainly recommend this place to anyone looking to stay on beautiful Swanage!

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Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
11 Aug 2014
Thank you for your glowing review of Island View and I'm so pleased that your stay in Swanage gave you all a great holiday. It will be a pleasure to welcome you back in the not-too-distant future.
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Suzy7619
Bedford, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Perfect location and comfortable accomodation”
Reviewed 24 June 2014 for a stay in June 2014
1
person found this review helpful

The apartment was in the perfect spot for us, right on the seafront with a fabulous seaview, with the beach, shops, pubs and cafes on the doorstep. Fab having parking too, but didnt move the car once as all we wanted was in walking distance. The apartment itself was very cmfortable and clean with plenty of space for us and all the essentials. The landlady met us and was lovely and helpful as were the other people we met in the town. We would definately return.

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Travelling group: Friends
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway
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Management Response
24 Jun 2014
Thank you for your kind comments and I'm so pleased you enjoyed your stay in Island View whilst attending your friend's special occasion. I look forward to welcoming you back in the not too distant future.
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Carol R
London, United Kingdom
Level 2 Contributor
6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Can't wait to return!!”
Reviewed 31 May 2014 for a stay in May 2014

This was such a good find. We have just returned from our second trip, and have already booked for next year.
A lovely central position, in a welcoming flat with beautiful views.

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Liked best: Location and view
Liked least: Nothing to include
Travelling group: Young Children
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
10 Jun 2014
Thank you for all your wonderful comments - I'm delighted that Island View lived up to it's reputation second time round and look forward to welcoming you back again in 2015.
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tracey116...
Oxford, United Kingdom
2 reviews
“Excellent”
Reviewed 2 May 2014 for a stay in April 2014

Fantastic weekend away. The apartment was just as it had looked on the website it could not have been equipped better, everything was there that we needed. We felt very at home, it was warm, hot shower, plenty of storage and fantastic views adn a well equipped kitchen. We will return again

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Liked best: The Views
Liked least: Loved it all
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
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Was this review helpful? Yes
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Management Response
3 May 2014
Thank you for your kind comments and I am delighted that you enjoyed your special weekend break in Island View. I look forward to welcoming you back to Swanage in the future.
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