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The Castleton

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1 Highcliffe Road, Swanage BH19 1LW, England
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Bristol
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Lovely place to stay, superb location. Thanks to Becky for sorting out our room requests too. Breakfast was superb and Molly is a credit to The Castleton. Crows Nest PH opposite excellent too with fab food. Couldn't fault anything with our stay!

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My cousin and I stayed Friday and Saturday nights . We loved it. We really appreciated the detailed attention to every aspect of your comfort, from the lovely bed linen and deliciously comfortable beds to the excellent breakfasts in the sunny dining room. My cousin was able to have a deliscious vegan breakfast without any fuss which sums up the... More 

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Banbury, Oxon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very impressed with this B & B. Very clean, nicely decorated. We had a good size family room for 3 and the facilities in the room and bathroom was very good. It was quiet and very comfortable. We needed to leave before breakfast so the staff showed us where we could help ourselves to cereal and juice. Will definitely return.

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

Thank you very much for your lovely review. It was good to meet you all and we are glad that you were able to have a lovely weekend in Swanage and enjoy the activities the local area has to offer. We look forward to welcoming you again soon to the Castleton. Kind regards Rebecca and Melvin More 

Bristol, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Just had another lovely four days at The Castleton. Same high standard of service. The accommodation is clean, staff are friendly and breakfasts excellent. Nothing is too much trouble at The Castleton. The bed in our family room was on the small side. We have a king size at home so going down to a standard double did feel a... More 

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

Thank you very much for your kind review; it was lovely to see you all again! I have taken on board your comments about the bed size and will look to upgrade later in the season where the room size allows. We hope that you all enjoyed your weekend and we look forward to seeing you again next year! Kind... More 

Clacton-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

Stayed at The Castleton for 5 nights last week and what a pleasant week it was and made even better by our stay at this B&B. Perfectly situated for all amenities within Swanage with bus stop directly opposite for buses to Bournemouth via the Ferry. Thanks to Rebecca, Melvin and staff for making it such a pleasant stay. Room was... More 

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

Thank you very much for your lovely review; we really appreciate your feedback. We are so glad you had a wonderful time in Swanage. We look forward to welcoming you again soon. Kind regards Rebecca More 

London, United Kingdom
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55 reviews 55 reviews
16 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

Look no further than The Castleton. A stylish, welcoming, and lovely B&B in a fantastic location just a short walk to the town and its sandy beaches. The standard is exceptionally high, extremely clean, modern and above all, very friendly. The bathroom was new with complimentary toiletries and bath towels that were very white and fluffy. The breakfast was cooked... More 

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

Wow! Thank you so much for your lovely kind review! I cannot wait to see you again; come back soon! Kind regards Rebecca and Melvin More 

salisbury
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 hotel reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

Swanage was on great form - blue skies, great walks to Studland and Corfe - really impressed my American friend with a ferry from Sandbanks - and a steam train from Corfe! But the highlight was the great hospitality and breakfast at the Castleton. Becky is the most wonderful host and becoming a real friend - I'll be back very... More 

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

I am so glad you both had a wonderful time with us and thank you so much for your wonderful comments; I really value your positive feedback. I cannot wait until you come back and see us again! Ice bucket is already waiting...! Kind regards Rebecca and Melvin More 

Sussex UK resident
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28 reviews 28 reviews
20 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

A large B&B at the northern end of the bay, furthest from the town centre but close to the beach. Very cheerful, helpful and friendly welcome, with good, bright, very clean and well decorated rooms. The off-road parking is a bit tight but we managed. Quite expensive (£105 for a good-sized ensuite double room inc full breakfast) but we thought... More 

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

Thank you very much for your lovely comments; it is always a pleasure to assist our guests and ensure they have a lovely time whilst they are with us. We hope you will come back to us soon! Kind regards Rebecca and Melvin More 

Guildford, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

We all had a wonderful time at The Castleton. Many thanks to Rebecca, Melvin and staff for making our stay in Swanage so enjoyable. The breakfasts were delicious and our room was very welcoming after our long walks in the local area. Located only a short distance on foot from the town's sandy beach. You even arranged warm sunny weather... More 

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

Yes the good weather was a real bonus for your stay! We really enjoyed having you all with us and hope that you will come and visit us again soon. Thank you very much for your lovely review. Kind regards Rebecca and Melvin More 

Kent, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

I know Swanage very well and have visited many times over many years. This was the second time I'd stayed at The Castleton and it was just as good as before. Very comfortable rooms (and beds!), spotless bathrooms, quiet and cosy, gorgeous lounge and of course fantastic breakfasts. I stayed with my daughter (who is 9) and she loved it.... More 

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

It was a complete pleasure to have you and your daughter with us and we are so glad to read your positive comments. Come and stay with us again soon! Kind regards Rebecca More 

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