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The Pines Hotel

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34-36 Burlington Road, Swanage BH19 1LT , England
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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
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Creekmoor
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We've visted several times for drinks, and consider it well worth the drive from our home in Poole. Today we had cream teas with fresh, light, fruit scones. Staff were friendly, helpful and welcoming. There was a lovely view from the comfortable, spacious lounge of Swanage bay. We will dine in the restaurant when we return with family next month.

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

We loved our stay at the Pines, even if the weather was not so cooperative! The staff are so friendly and helpful, the breakfast and view is superb, the area is outstanding, we are looking forward to coming back again, thank you!

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Gloucestershire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Another wonderful stay, our family room was great, with two separate rooms in one, so we and our son have some privacy. Food, well what can I say, this is why we come back twice a year as we enjoy the food so much. The staff turnover is very low, so it is good to see the people we recognise... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This Hotel is set in one of the most beautiful spot in Swanage. Although it is a little expensive for anyone like myself set on a 45 days trip around UK, at the end it proved to be worth. As I said nice setting good and comfortable rooms. Good Dinners and breakfast.

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Ghent, Belgium
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Pines Hotel is rather 'old fashion' or 'classic English'. I consider it as 'flat' and 'highly predictable'. The menu of the restaurant is not inspiring at all. The breakfast is rather poor. Finally, we got the feeling that we paid 50% for the terrific view. But, keep in mind that you can easily enjoy that view if you take... More 

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Stratford-upon-Avon, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As has been mentioned before this hotel is well maintained but in need of an update, it is handicapped in that regard by the period and style of the 60s looking . Lounge appears to have been done reasonably recently, our room was ok comfortable beds and all areas very clean, nicely served breakfast with good choices. Hotel appears to... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were visiting my husbands Aunts and Uncles in Swanage and took them out for Sunday Lunch. Originally we tried booking into the Grand Hotel but found out they only have a Carvery Sunday lunchtime - the Pines offers a 3 roast carvery and A La carte. Yes the restaurant feels dated and I didn't like our table as you... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was such a nice quite stay. The rooms where very convenient .. Stuff where very nice, lovely and supportive. Location is great . Always choose the Room with balcony with sea view. WiFi available with no complications . Nice lunge located in the 2nd floor..

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We have stated in many hotels around South England over past weeks and this is b y far the most expensive and the smallest room. We had a very small room but booked last minute so that was fine but it wasn't cheap! View from room was fantastic over the bay though. Main areas appear to have been updated in... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

Good location, comfortable rooms, pleasant staff and good food. Quiet location, lovely sea views and garden overlooking the sea. Large car park and good walks near by. Award winning restaurant with views out to sea over the bay Family owned for 30 Years. Dogs accepted at no charge.

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