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A Great Escape Guest House

4.0 of 5 Guest house   |   6 Argyle Road, Swanage BH19 1HZ, England
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Ranked #1 of 56 Swanage B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014
Sean246 Billericay, United Kingdom
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Billericay, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

Can only echo the majority of comments on this b&b. very clean , all mod cons together with lots of other nice little touches mean you want for nothing Sue is very informative and welcoming. Very nice breakfast and only a 5 minute walk to the sea front which has lots of pubs and places Would recommend the black swan... More 

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A_Great_Escape, Owner at A Great Escape Guest House, responded to this review

Hello, what a super review - thank you so much. It was a pleasure looking after you both and hope to do so again in the future. More 

Great Missenden, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

A very clean and comfortable B and B with superb home cooked breakfast. The welcome we received was very warm and friendly and the landlady could not do enough for us to make our stay as comfortable as possible.

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A_Great_Escape, Owner at A Great Escape Guest House, responded to this review

Hello, we are always flattered when guests leave reviews - thank you so much for yours. We love having guests to stay and hope to see you again. More 

Exeter, United Kingdom
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20 reviews 20 reviews
8 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

Found this B and B on Trip Advisor so Thank You every thing the reviews said and more , the best B and B I have stayed in. Went for the weekend to watch the rowing ,most of which was cancelled due to strong winds but the lovely stay made up for it, lovely clean rooms, excellent breakfast, loved the... More 

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A_Great_Escape, Owner at A Great Escape Guest House, responded to this review

Hello, thank you for your review - it is very much appreciated. It was great having you to stay and I'm thrilled that you enjoyed yourselves in Swanage. I look forward to the rowing returning and when it does, I hope that you will too. More 

Woking, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

This must be the best B&B in town! Spotless, stylish, spacious rooms, with everything you need. Toiletries, wi-fi, fresh milk in the silent running fridge, comfortable bed, modern bathroom. Breakfast is second to none, Wonderful breakfasts with fresh fruit salad, and as well as the usual items, smoked salmon and waffles, are also on the menu. Sue is such a... More 

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A_Great_Escape, Owner at A Great Escape Guest House, responded to this review

Hello, thank you for leaving such a super review!! It was a pleasure looking after you and please remember: you will always be welcome at A Great Escape!! More 

Leigh-on Sea, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

Sue offers the best in accommodation, starting with her very happy warm welcome. The rooms are extremely clean, spacious and well equipped. She has thought about your stay in every detail.. Quiet fridge in your room, air con if it's hot, blanket or higher tog duvet if cold. Wonderful breakfast. Pre ordered the evening before, Sue cooks what you want,... More 

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A_Great_Escape, Owner at A Great Escape Guest House, responded to this review

Hi Margaret, thank you for taking the time to write such a lovely review. We loved having you to stay and I'm so glad you enjoyed Swanage. Hope to see you again in the future. More 

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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

Just stayed here for two nights as a couple, had a very warm welcome from Sue who is an excellent host and a lovely lady! Room and bathroom were both excellent, comfy beds, fridge with fresh milk and water in, all essentials provided to make tea and coffee too. Treat left for you each day too which is a very... More 

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A_Great_Escape, Owner at A Great Escape Guest House, responded to this review

Hello Jack and Shannon, what a lovely review!! Thank you so much. We loved having you to stay and looking after you. A Great Escape awaits you whenever you wish to revisit. More 

Orpington, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
10 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

We have just returned from a 2 night stay in the A Great Escape Guest House after changing our plans. We decided to stay in this lovely area instead and we were not disappointed! After reading the reviews before booking our trip I can only agree. Sue, who gave us a very warm welcome and her team, Ruth and Dylis... More 

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A_Great_Escape, Owner at A Great Escape Guest House, responded to this review

Hello, thank you for your super review and for taking the time to write it. I'm so glad you enjoyed your stay - it was a pleasure looking after you and hope to see you again. More 

Fordingbridge
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

A warm welcome, spotless accommodation, and very efficiently run. Rooms have everything you could need. A short walk into town, but this does mean that it is in a quiet area. One of the best B&Bs we have stayed it. Strongly recommended.

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Hello, thank you for taking the time to leave your review - much appreciated. You will always be welcome at A Great Escape!! More 

St. Albans, United Kingdom
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31 reviews 31 reviews
7 hotel reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

Had a lovely weekend here. Great breakfasts, fruit salad, cereal, cooked breakfast with veggie options,toast. Clean modern rooms with everything you might need, tea/coffee, hairdryer, wine glasses. Little treat in the evening after having been out for the night. Quite location and comfortable beds.

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Hello, thank you for your lovely review and we hope to see you again sometime in the future. More 

Yeovil, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

If I could give this property more than five stars I would! The location was ideal, quiet but very close to the town centre - less than 5 mins' walk to Co-Op, train station, bus station and shops, less than 10 mins to the sea front and many restaurants, cafes, etc. Sue is exceptionally friendly and welcoming, and she brings... More 

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A_Great_Escape, Owner at A Great Escape Guest House, responded to this review

Hello, thank you for your super review. It was a pleasure having you to stay and I'm so glad you felt at home with us Here's to your next visit to A Great Escape!! More 

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Address: 6 Argyle Road, Swanage BH19 1HZ, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Dorset > Isle of Purbeck > Swanage
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — A Great Escape Guest House 4*
Number of rooms: 5
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