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4.0 of 5 Bed and Breakfast   |   48 Park Road, Swanage BH19 2AE, England
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The Limes
Ranked #12 of 54 Swanage B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Godalming, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

My friend Celia and I happened upon this place by accident and how lucky we were! My mother had just died so we decided to get away for a few days and when the B&B we had booked let us down, we managed to get a couple of nights at this dog friendly hotel in Swanage. Lyn was delightful; she... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed at the Limes hotel Swanage, on a coach trip with a school, they stayed at the youth hostel, from the 9 to the 11 July, it was one of the most friendly and well organised, as well as a very nice hotel I have stayed in for a long time, Lynn the proprietor has such a pleasant and... More

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Littleton, CO
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27 reviews 27 reviews
12 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed here for several years in a row when our kids were younger. After A 5 year absence, we came back and were thrilled to find it as wonderful as years ago. The rooms are very clean. The breakfast was very yummy. The bar is fun to sit and chat with other residents and the owners. We love the... More

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Harpenden, United Kingdom
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42 reviews 42 reviews
28 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Another nice B&B not far from the sea although it is down a steep hill. A car park round the back is safe for bikes. Ideal for visiting the Swanage Railway. Nice bar and lounge area. My room was a small double and the bathroom and shower were just across the corridor.

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Lymington, United Kingdom
12 reviews 12 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

The Limes a small dog friendly hotel. Yes believe it and the dog is allowed in the room with you. In the morning you can have breakfast in the conservatory with your doggy friend. They also give you a list of pubs, restaurants, in the area where you can take the dog. There is also a dog beach at the... More

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Berkhamsted, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014

Have stayed at the Limes for on 3 separate occasions now and it has always been an excellent stay. Lyn and Declan are both lovely - friendly and welcoming, always happy to help and give advice about the local area. It's just a short walk to the town centre, the beach, plenty of shops, the pier and the steam train.... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

Loved our stay here at The Limes. Room was big and nice. Stayed here with my son and partner. This B&B allows pets to stay also. We didn't bring a pet with us but you wouldn't know a dog had stayed in our room, room was lovely and clean... Would 100% stay again

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Marlborough, United Kingdom
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

Spent a lovely overnight break with my two small dogs, was made to feel very welcome on arrival by the owner a very nice lady! Good location in the town of Swanage with a fantastic green space with sea views nearby for walking dogs in morning ! Don't miss a trip to Durlston Country Park which has beautiful nature woodland... More

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Derby, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2014

The breakfast is wonderful and you can have any variation of it....beautifully cooked. Everything was perfect and nothing was too much trouble for Lyn and Declan. They have it down to a tea. The rooms are spotless and comfortable. There is parking to the rear. Dog friendly too and there was some lovely k9 visiters when we where there. We... More

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Hertford, United Kingdom
5 reviews 5 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2014

Thank you for accommodating us ar such short notice. Our second visit. Everything was in order. Breakfasts are good. We enjoyed our stay very much and will return very soon. A short walk from the town and beach. Our dog is welcomed and he knows it.

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Address: 48 Park Road, Swanage BH19 2AE, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Dorset > Isle of Purbeck > Swanage
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — The Limes 4*
Also Known As:
The Limes Swanage, Dorset

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Bar / Lounge Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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The Limes is a friendly, informal twelve-bedroom guesthouse a few minutes walk (up a fairly steep hill) from the beach, town and coastal walks. All rooms (except a couple of singles) are en-suite and some have sea views. There is a cosy licensed bar and a private car park. We welcome families, groups and pets. ... more   less 
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