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26 Victoria Ave, Swanage BH19 1AP, England
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Railway Cottage Guest House
Ranked #30 of 55 Swanage B&B and Inns
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 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
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stayed at the Railway Cottage Guest House in August 2014 and on arrival was given a warm welcome from Tom. Our room was very spacious, spotlessly clean and was an overal perfect family room. The location of the Guest House was ideal, only 5 minutes from the town and beach and 5 minutes from the iconic Swanage Railway! The... More

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manchester
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a really enjoyable stay at Railway Cottage in room 9, the room was comfortable and clean with ample tea amnd coffee making facilitie and the breakfast was excellent, lovely idea to bring a hamper to the door with enough food to provide a picnic as well, homemade pastries delicious ★ A couple of suggestions for room 9, a... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

From start to end of my stay you couldn't get better anywhere! The location is ideal for the beach or town. The room was well equiped to meet all your needs incl. TV & the continental breakfast was enough for breakfast & a picnic lunch. Highly recommend.

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Barnstaple, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2013

Short break (4 nights) at the Railway Cottage over the August Bank Holiday weekend. Four of us in the family room, which was spacious enough and with a very good bathroom (rubber ducks were a nice touch and thrilled our daughter). Wifi working so son was happy. Parking difficult to find but always got a space off-road, which given the... More

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Chichester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

Having booked the 5 course dining on the steam train - this was ideally located as a short walk away from the station, town and beach. We were able to park, unpack and explore the area on foot. Our room was on the ground floor - the "compact" one, which was adequate for one night - unusually for B&B there... More

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High Wycombe, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2012

The guest house is very conveniently located near the Station and Beach. Nice plentiful breakfast and friendly host. Parking was a issue and if you a light sleeper tan ask for room on the other side of road. Wifi was available but didn't work, but weren't bothered.

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Leeds, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2012

Pleasant on the phone when discussing the accommodation helped persuade us to choose this B&B plus the competitive price of £35 a night which was right when we arrived we were made welcome form the start,also off road road parking put a dvd in our room with freeview The room was nearly like home from home en-suite with bath and... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2012

Katherine and Sam were very accommodating to all our needs. The breakfast set us up for the day and were a real treat, plenty of food, coffee, tea's flowing. We had a lovely relaxing time welcoming in the New Year. Rooms were clean and very comfortable. We were a party of 16 made up of kids and adults and stayed... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2011 via mobile

Stayed here for one night. Owners very friendly and welcoming. Rooms nice and breakfast luvly and most plentiful. Would definitely recomend to others and would stay here again.

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2011

Went to swanage for day and decided to stay the night..liked the look of the b&b so enquired about room available as had vacancies.Wanted room for family of 2adults 2 children(aged7 and 9).owners very friendly.offered double and twin room (that were both decorated to a high standard).ok as shared with my daughter (lovely girly time!) and my husband to bond... More

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Additional Information about Railway Cottage Guest House

Address: 26 Victoria Ave, Swanage BH19 1AP, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Dorset > Isle of Purbeck > Swanage
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Also Known As:
Railway Cottage Guest House Swanage, Dorset

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