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The Swanage Haven

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3 Victoria Road, Swanage BH19 1LY, England
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Oxford, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This has to be one of the best guest house in the country! We had a wonderful few days. The rooms are beautiful, the breakfasts out of this world and mine hosts, David and Dianne made our stay feel very special with a home made cake on my birthday, complete with candle for breakfast!😎. I can't rate this place too... More 

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Dianne C, Owner at The Swanage Haven, responded to this review

It was a real pleasure to meet you both, thank you for your high praise, we love to make guests stays as relaxing no surprising as possible ... Hope to see you again soon. Dianne & David More 

Bristol, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed two nights on business, and was very impressed. Excellent room (mine the compact double), excellent breakfast and excellent hosts. I chose to eat in the second night, and wasn't disappointed; restaurant quality for sure, but not at restaurant prices. David was a first class host, and Dianne a first class cook. My room was immaculately presented, with all you... More 

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Dianne C, Owner at The Swanage Haven, responded to this review

Wow always a pleasure to meet such nice people like yourselves .. Thank you and look forward to seeing you again sometime. Dianne & David More 

Swansea, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
63 reviews 63 reviews
32 hotel reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

On arrival at the hotel you can tell that it is extremely well run,I had the one one single room they have ,very well presented . The owners provide evening meals at reasonable prices ,I didn't arrive in time to take advantage of the evening meals ,however I walked into town along the sea shore very pleasant.on my return I... More 

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Dianne C, Owner at The Swanage Haven, responded to this review

Thank you for your review its rewarding to know what we do is so greatly appreciated. THANK YOU again x Dianne & David More 

Reading, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed at the Haven on a Wowcher deal for our wedding anniversary so obviously got the compact room which was ... compact, but absolutely fine and it had everything we needed. We are carers to our disabled daughter so really appreciated the quiet, child-free environment for our short break. We didn't eat dinner at the Haven as we fancied... More 

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Dianne C, Owner at The Swanage Haven, responded to this review

Glad you had a great stay, just to clarify the deals we offer dont always get the cheap seats.. this sadly was the the last room to be booked when you booked your stay. hope to see you again. Thank you for taking the time to review us . Dianne & David More 

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

My partner and I stayed at the Swanage Haven for two nights. David and Dianne were very hospitable and friendly. There was a great selection of food to choose from for the breakfast and evening meals for those wanting to stay in. Our room was very nicely decorated and clean. Would definitely recommend to anyone wanting to stay in Swanage.

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Dianne C, Owner at The Swanage Haven, responded to this review

It Was a pleasure to meet you both, Thanks for the great review Dianne & David More 

Neath Port Talbot, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We have just returned home from a three night stay at this establishment. The reason for our visit was a family blessing in a near by church, so we didn't spend a lot of time at the hotel. But from the time we arrived we felt welcomed. We did arrive a bit to early, so had a few hours to... More 

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Dianne C, Manager at The Swanage Haven, responded to this review

WOW what can I say.. you have been so uplifting thank you and hope to see you again! Dianne & David More 

Senior Contributor
45 reviews 45 reviews
8 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Having read some of the previous reviews can only agree with what's already written, David and Dianne have nailed it, the B&B runs like clockwork we can only echo those superb reviews ... Not a cop out.. Rather more of an echo.... time after time it reaches the same consistently high standards.... If you get a chance try the Rum... More 

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Dianne C, Owner at The Swanage Haven, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review us, it was a pleasure to meet you and we look forward to welcoming you back again. Dianne & David More 

Portsmouth, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My partner and I enjoyed two nights at this lovely, immaculately presented boutique hotel. From the moment that David opened the door we felt welcome, at ease, and comfortable. Though it was brief, it was a much need break for both of us and we couldn't have spent it in more congenial surroundings. The room was exceptional in its presentation,... More 

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Dianne C, Owner at The Swanage Haven, responded to this review

Thank you ..we both want to say was a pleasure to meet you both x glad you managed to relax x More 

Broughton Astley, United Kingdom
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82 reviews 82 reviews
19 hotel reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015 via mobile

Just back from a five day stay at this wonderful B&B. David and Dianne are exceptional hosts and Dianne a wonderful cook. It is nice to found a place with a guaranteed car space and within easy walking to,the front and town. We stayed in room 6 on the first floor, which boasts a lovely view of the hills. The... More 

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Dianne C, Owner at The Swanage Haven, responded to this review

Wow thank you for taking the time and trouble to leave us such a glowing review ... Nice to know our efforts are appreciated. Many Thanks Dianne & David x More 

Top Contributor
84 reviews 84 reviews
15 hotel reviews
258 helpful votes 258 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015 via mobile

Needed a mid week break for a couple of days and booked late with the last room available, glad we did. David & Dianne let us in somewhat early with a great briefing of the bar and breakfast room before showing us up to the top of the guest house. No 8 has a lovely décor and truly the largest... More 

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Dianne C, Owner at The Swanage Haven, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your kids no words x great to see you ! More 

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