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Grand Hotel Swanage

Burlington Road, Swanage BH19 1LU, England
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Buckinghamshire, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The hotel may have been grand in the 20's but no longer I'm afraid - rather tired. The staff seemed uninterested and aloof. We stayed on a deal and had 1 evening meal included which was really not good and not value for money. We had a meal in the town on the 2nd night (The Mowlem) which was far... More 

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

My husband and I are frequent visitors to the grand hotel, taking advantage of the super winter breaks they advertise. The food is excellent and all staff are very friendly and enjoy a good laugh with you but most of all will do everything they possibly can to make your stay enjoyable and memorable. We hope to go more often.

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southampton
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Likeable old hotel with friendly staff and good food . The rooms and decor are distinctly Spartan against modern trendy examples, the beds not made for six footers, but the view and atmosphere is spot on .

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Berkhamsted, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Positive points include very friendly and helpful staff who did their best to make you feel welcome. The dining room staff were very helpful and keen to oblige. We had booked a sea view room and it is worth paying that bit extra for the excellent views across the bay. And the room itself was a fair size, at least... More 

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Woking, Surrey
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36 reviews 36 reviews
11 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We went for a two night break and had a lovely time. The staff were all very nice and helpful. We could not fault the service. The breakfast was extremely good and varied with a combination of help yourself breakfast bar and cooked to order. We had a very good dinner one night as well. The room while perfectly clean... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lovely hotel with sea views. Fantastic staff who could not do enough to make your stay more comfortable. Lovely little spa area which was quiet and under used. The food was delicious and good portions. An easy walk to a forgotten little town with lovely independent shops and the best fish and chips I've had in a while served from... More 

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witney oxon
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed 2 nights on a travelzoo deal. The hotel is a bit dated but we thought that that made it quite charming the staff were extremely helpful the breakfast is very good As was the eve meal. It is a good base for touring area

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Maidstone, United Kingdom
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9 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed for two nights on the first floor in March. Room was good - bed was big, clean and very comfy. Breakfast was nice - good quality and decent selection. Had dinner in the hotel too. The Chef has some talent - clearly likes to put thought into the dishes, especially the desserts. Staff friendly and helpful - the lady... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Grand Hotel has a magnificent setting on low cliffs, and commands a view of Swanage Bay. The vista can be enjoyed from the bar and the restaurant, and also from a pleasant outside terrace. Unfortunately, this hotel needs some investment to live up to its name. Some of the fixtures are quite shabby, and the bedroom facilities are in... More 

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Cornwall, United Kingdom
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96 reviews 96 reviews
32 hotel reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The hotel deserves full marks for its service - all the staff were very friendly and helpful. Wonderful views over the bay from the elegant restaurant, where we had a first class breakfast. Bar snacks served in the conservatory were equally good, and again the view was great, even at night to see all the lights of Swanage. Our room... More 

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Lindsay B, General Manager at Grand Hotel Swanage, responded to this review

Thank you for your wonderful review. We hope to welcome you back again with us soon. More 

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