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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 #8 of 55 Swanage B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed yesterday
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Horsham
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We came for a long weekend stay. We stayed in room 7 which was very clean and felt very homely. All the staff were very friendly and helpful. The hotel was very bright, clean and roomy. Breakfast was lovely and you could have as much as you liked. There was a lovely lounge with a bay window to sit in... More

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Frome, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We booked 3 rooms at the Castleton for my Mum's 75th birthday. We had a lovely weekend, from the friendly welcome to the lovely breakfast (fresh fruit salad, cereals, croissants and cooked breakfast (good for veggies too!). We all chose different rooms, small double, superior king and superior double and were all happy with the comfortable beds, free wifi, small... More

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Bath, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Came to Swanage for mini break with a friend. Booked rooms 6(single) and 7(small double) as we did not want to share. On arrival I fell on the concrete steps leading up to the hotel. I didn't realise how steep they were, my own fault for not lifting my foot high enough. Not a good start! The rooms and ensuite... More

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

Thank you for your review. We are so very sorry to learn of your accident and hope that your leg has now fully recovered. I will investigate the length of the duvet and the mattress in room 6. The Castleton was very recently assessed without our knowledge at the time by AA Hotels and whilst we passed with flying colours... More

Bognor Regis, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We stayed in Room 10 on the ground floor which was very roomy, comfortable and surprisingly quiet. Good en-suite facilities and all spotlessly clean. Friendly and efficient staff and good choices at breakfast in very pleasant conservatory. Excellent location, ideal for walking into Swanage, for the beach, the steam railway and on the bus route to Studland Bay, so we... 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 for us. Room 10 is one of my personal favourites a large Superior King that can also be set up with a twin. It is lovely to see our guests taking full advantage of their stays here in the Isle of Purbeck and look forward to seeing you... More

Epsom, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

What a lovely break lots of sun shine and a wonderful Castleton big room clean and down stair . As I am disable and can not walk far and Melvin and Rebecca could not help me enough. Lovely breakfast will go back again

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

Thank you for taking the time to write a review for us. You were both a pleasure to meet. Room 10 is very popular with our guests that may have difficulties with climbing stairs. We hope to see you again here another time and so pleased that you enjoyed your time with us. With kindest regards Melvin & Rebecca More

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17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Ten of us stayed here for two nights for my big birthday celebration. Our room (3)was lovely, bright and spotless and lots of thought had gone into making it a relaxing experience with a variety of teas and coffees ( decaf too!), biscuits and water. The pillows were comfy, the towels fluffy and the sheets soft and this quality was... More

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

Thank you so much for the lovely feed back. We do try our very best to ensure that all guests have a lovely time whilst staying here at The Castleton. So very pleased you enjoyed your special occasion and hope to see you here again another time. With Kindest regards Melvin & Rebecca More

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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed at the Castleton for a short family break. We had a family suite and was amazed by the comfort and space. Melvin and Rebecca are wonderful hosts and very friendly and welcoming. The breakfast is amazing, wide choice of food including smoked salmon!!!! The room had tea and coffee making facilities, water and a fridge. Every base is... More

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

Thank you for this wonderful feed back. We work very hard on the detail and it's lovely to see this appreciated. You were a pleasure to meet and we hope to see you again here in sunny Swanage. With kindest regards Melvin & Rebecca More

Chelmsford, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Castleton is spotlessly clean and close to the sea front, along which it's a 15 minute of so walk into town. There is some parking on site although, dependent upon the number of guests staying, vehicles need to be parked in side streets. My parents and I stayed in Room 5 (Family Room) which has a double bed, a... More

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

Thank you so much for this lovely feedback your family were an absolute pleasure to look after and we hope to see you again another time. With kindest regards Melvin & Rebecca More

Beaconsfield, England, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Excellent hotel, very close to the sea also convenient for public transport, we parked our car and walked or used bus's. The breakfast was well cooked and there was plenty of choice. It was very clean and the staff were very polite and friendly. Well done Melvin and Rebecca I would recommend this hotel to anyone , we will be... More

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

Thank you so much for this very positive review. We do hope that you will return to Swanage another time. With kindest regards Melvin & Rebecca More

London, United Kingdom
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3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very well situated b&b close to sandy safe beach and town. Stayed in room 5, en suite with curtained off single room adjoining, worked well, pleasant and nicely decorated with lots of small touches. Helpful and friendly staff and owners. Would recommend, and would stay again.

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

Thank you very much for your lovely review. We are very blessed being just 100 meters from the beautiful sandy Swanage beach. We do hope you will return another time. 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
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — The Castleton 4*
Number of rooms: 9
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