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Railway Cottage Guest House

26 Victoria Ave, Swanage BH19 1AP, England
Railway Cottage Guest House
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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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Slough
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We came to Swanage for the day but thought we'd try to get somewhere to stay as it was so sunny. I spent hours the previous day looking online and wandered all round Swanage when we arrived on Saturday morning but was confronted with 'No Vacancies' signs everywhere! I spotted a 'Vacancies' sign at Railway Cottage (hanging from a charming... More 

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surrey
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

Good location only 5 mins walk in to the town. Room was fine but the shower was quite small and we couldn't adjust the water spray & could get a full spray. The tea pot had someone else's old tea and teabag in it. Despite requesting breakfast for 8.15am ( which they said they did) we had to leave a... More 

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Headley, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

My wife, 2 children, cockerpoo and I have just returned from an Easter weekend break at Railway Cottage. The family room was basic but fine. A little cramped but we were only used it to sleep in!!! The continental breakfast was excellent, with a different choice of breads, rolls, cereals, etc. everyday. Railway Cottage is very well located. 3 minutes... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

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 September 10, 2014

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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