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The Castleton

4.0 of 5 Bed and Breakfast   |   1 Highcliffe Road, Swanage BH19 1LW, England
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Ranked #7 of 55 Swanage B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 3 days ago
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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We were very well looked after from the moment we booked. All the staff were very kind and would be very flexible to help you out. We would thoroughly recommend this B&B to anyone else, and indeed have already been doing so.

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Melvin K, Owner at The Castleton, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the referrals, this is one of the best compliments we can receive. The Castleton team work very hard to ensure that all guests are happy and have everything they need during their stay. We look forward to seeing you again here in Swanage. The boat trip to Poole is very popular and provides unique views... More

Royal Tunbridge Wells, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We were looking for somewhere that was clean and friendly to take a short break. In the Castleton we found exactly what we wanted. Nothing was too much trouble from the friendliest staff you could wish for. The rooms were immaculate and had all we needed and we felt if there was something else we needed then Melvin would find... More

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Melvin K, Owner at The Castleton, responded to this review

Thank you for the great review. We are really pleased you enjoyed your stay and look forward to seeing you another time here in sunny swanage... With kindest regards Melvin & Rebecca More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We had a wonderful stay.Melvin and Rebecca were delightful hosts.Breakfasts were delicious and service always with a smile. Great place for our short break to recharge our batteries.Would recommend to family and friends.

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Melvin K, Owner at The Castleton, responded to this review

Thank you very much for such a lovely review. Glad that you enjoyed your stay. We both look forward to helping you re-charge those batteries another time. With kindest regards Melvin & Rebecca More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We recently went to Swanage for 4 nights and enjoyed a very comfortable stay at the Castleton. The room was clean and tidy and well equipped with toiletries , and tea/coffee making facilities etc. and the attention to detail excellent , to the extent of offering fresh milk which we were able to keep in the mini fridge. The breakfast... More

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Melvin K, Owner at The Castleton, responded to this review

Thank you very much for taking the time to write a review. Rebecca and I have tried to make sure that our guests have all they need in the rooms and we are pleased that this was the case for yourselves. it was lovely to meet you both and we hope to see you again. Thank you for your kind... More

Leicestershire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed at The Castleton Aug 13 to 18 , Melvin and Rebecca have established an excellent hotel with very high standards , our room with ensuite was very clean , lovely towels and even some soap,shampoo and body cream to add luxury to bath time. The breakfast is very substantial , excellent full English but with great choice if... More

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Melvin K, Owner at The Castleton, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write such a wonderfully comprehensive review on the Castleton and Swanage/Purbeck as an area. We are so pleased that you had a super holiday here with us and look forwards to seeing you another time. With kindest regards Melvin & Rebecca More

Swansea, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I had a week off work so decided to take a trip to Dorset for a few days (11th-14th August). Whilst researching places to stay I came across The Castleton, which was not only situated in one of the best locations, but was also excellent value for money. The bedroom, guest lounge and dining room were all spotlessly clean! Breakfast... More

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Melvin K, Owner at The Castleton, responded to this review

Thank you ever so much for this lovely feed back. Its always nice to see our guests taking full advantage of this incredible area whilst they stay with us. The Isle of Purbeck is a magical place that brings our guests back time and time again. We look forwards to your next visit. With kindest regards Melvin & Rebecca More

London, United Kingdom
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23 reviews 23 reviews
10 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The owners are so welcoming and the friendly atmosphere passes amongst guests and staff alike. Fantastic location and a cooked breakfast that has to be one of the best I've ever had in a hotel. Will definitely come back.

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Melvin K, Owner at The Castleton, responded to this review

Thank you for such wonderful feed back regarding our accommodation and breakfast. This is the type of feed back we have been working so hard to achieve. We look forward very much to seeing you here again in sunny swanage. With kindest regards Melvin & Rebecca More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed for two nights, staff very friendly. Very clean comfortable bed, nice breakfast. Well appointed rooms. Parking on site very limited and surrounding roads very busy. Ideal spot for walking into town and for beach. Enjoyed our stay.

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Melvin K, Owner at The Castleton, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing The Castleton, we are very pleased that you enjoyed your stay. Whilst we have limited parking please note for your next visit there is always Days Carpark one minutes walk from The Castleton for peak season. We hope to see you again another time. With kindest regards Melvin & Rebecca More

Stourbridge, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed at the Castleton at the beginning of August and it was fantastic, right by the beach but at the other end from the town opposite the Crows Nest Pub. We had room 8 which had a double bedroom, ensuite and a further twin room leading off it for the children. It was clean and the breakfast was lovely,... More

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Melvin K, Owner at The Castleton, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to provide this lovely feed back. It was a pleasure to meet you all and we hope the punch and judy show went down a storm..... We look forward very much to seeing you all again next year. With kindest regards Melvin & Rebecca More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Rebecca and Melvin are the perfect hosts who very warmly welcome guests into their fabulous guesthouse. I stayed there this week along with seven other members of my family. All of the rooms were exceptionally clean and cosy. Breakfast was perfectly delicious. On the last day it was hard to leave! Can't wait to go back... I'd fully recommend it!

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Melvin K, Owner at The Castleton, responded to this review

Thank you so much for this lovely feedback. It was a pleasure to meet you all and we look forward to seeing you again in future. With kindest regards Melvin & Rebecca More

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Address: 1 Highcliffe Road, Swanage BH19 1LW, England
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Location: United Kingdom > England > Dorset > Isle of Purbeck > Swanage
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Hotel Class:4 star — The Castleton 4*
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A Charming & Luxurious 4 star gold award winning Victorian Guest House, full of character, on the stunning World Heritage Jurassic Coast and located just 100 metres from Swanage's glorious sandy beach and a short level stroll along the seafront to the Town Centre with its many attractions. ... more   less 
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