We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
All 55 Swanage B&Bs / inns

Firswood Guest House

Save Saved
You added Firswood Guest House to your Saves list
29 Kings Road, Swanage BH19 1HF, England
Hotel amenities
No photo provided
Got a photo?
Add it.
Ranked #39 of 55 Swanage B&B and Inns
We can't find prices for this accommodation
Our online travel partners don't provide prices for this accommodation, but we can search other options in Swanage
Check In Check Out
Write a Review

18 people have reviewed this hotel

Traveler rating
    11
    4
    1
    2
    0
See reviews for
3
13
Solo
0
1
Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
Traveler tips help you choose the right room.   Room tips (3)
Date | Rating
  • English first
  • Any
English first
Doncaster, United Kingdom
Contributor
15 reviews 15 reviews
11 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

Stayed here for a week and really enjoyed our stay. Everywhere was clean and tidy and breakfast was good. Would have prefered cereals to have been decantered into "tupperware" boxes rather than left in original boxes. Owner seemed a little reserved at first but as week progressed got a lot more chatty. I had room 3 which was very big... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Hampshire, England
Senior Contributor
46 reviews 46 reviews
24 hotel reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

Well, we turned up in Swanage on impulse on the bank holiday weekend and took our chances. We saw a board which said 'vacancies' outside Firswood and promptly knocked on the door. We were met by the proprietor who told us that she did indeed have the accommodation we required but that she didn't take debit or credit cards..... We... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2013

Have stayed several times always great stay. We are staying again in October. supberb location for Steam railway, beach, bus station, shops. Need to book early for busy weeks like swanage carnival or the feature weekends like folk festival or blues festival,

Was this review helpful? Yes
Huddersfield, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2013

We stayed here for 3 nights recently and had a lovely time. The guest house is in a good location, cited near the steam train and the local shops. The owners were very friendly and informative about the area. Lots of leaflets to plan your stay. Consideration has gone into making this an efficient and welcoming stay. We stayed in... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
London
Contributor
13 reviews 13 reviews
10 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2013

I stayed here for 4 nights at the beginning of August, the B&B is in a fantastic location - just across the road from the station. The room had a very 'cosy cottage' feel to it and was of a good size. The bathroom is more than a little on the small side and had a sliding door that didn't... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Cardiff
Contributor
12 reviews 12 reviews
3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2013

I have just returned from a lovely 10 day holiday at Firswood Guest House in Swanage where the welcome is as warm as the climate there. This really is a lovely well run family guest house. Which offers a lovely breakfast and comfortable room with all the comforts of home. The location is perfect for the beach, shops and the... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
bedford
Senior Contributor
29 reviews 29 reviews
14 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2013

We needed some where to stay for just one night.Most places in Swanage wanted two night stay minimum.Room was very comfortable with a washbasin in the room and small shower and toilet ensuite.Tea and coffee making and hair dryer provided.Black out blinds very efective .Breakfast was from 8.30 so we were able to have a stroll first.I do not think... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Scunthorpe, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
16 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2013

Excellent service by the proprietors of this great establishment. Room quality was outstanding and so was the breakfast in the morning. The location was also extremely useful as the supermarket was just across the road and also access to the main roads with the car was very quick and efficient and of course the parking at the B&B was top... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
bournemouth
Senior Contributor
32 reviews 32 reviews
12 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2013

Was the cheapest price we could find, most b&b's wanted minimum of 2 nights, but this one was happy for just 1 nights stay, breakfast was included in price although had to have it between 8.30-9am. excellent location, friendly owners, lovely double room with a single bed aswel and small but adaquate ensuite. Would definatly stay again

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Cardiff
Contributor
12 reviews 12 reviews
3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2012

I have just returned with my Mum from a wonderful weeks holiday in Swanage staying at Firswood B & B. It is a very well run establishment with every comfort, its a Friendly Family run place where there is a warm welcome, lovely breakfast and nice comfortable rooms. The location is fantastic it is literally 1 min walk to the... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 1

Been to Firswood Guest House? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Additional Information about Firswood Guest House

Address: 29 Kings Road, Swanage BH19 1HF, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Dorset > Isle of Purbeck > Swanage
Hotel Style:
Ranked #39 of 55 B&Bs / Inns in Swanage
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Also Known As:
Firswood Guest House Swanage, Dorset

Owners: What's your side of the story?

If you own or manage Firswood Guest House, register now for free tools to enhance your listing, attract new reviews, and respond to reviewers.

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Firswood Guest House staff and past guests.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?