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The Swanage Haven

5.0 of 5 Bed and Breakfast   |   3 Victoria Road, Swanage BH19 1LY, England
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Ranked #3 of 55 Swanage B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
Andrew S Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Spent a very relaxed 6 nights at the Swanage Haven Boutique B&B. David and Diane were really friendly hosts and went out of their way to be as helpful as possible (Diane even spent ages coaxing our ancient lap-top back to life so we could access our e-mails!). The bedroom was great and there's no surprise that the breakfast has... More

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3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Have just returned from 4 nights at Swanage Haven. Great room, superb breakfasts and Dianne and David were exceptional hosts. We also had an evening meal which was excellent. We would certainly stay there again.10/10 for room, food and hosts. What a very special place and indeed a haven in which to spend quality time on holiday. Thank you Dianne... More

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

What fab weather you had too, sadly something we cannot control but just adds to the great experience of Swanage & Purbeck. Hope to see you again soon David & Dianne Cole More

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6 reviews 6 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed for one night as a last night of pre-baby freedom. I wish we had stayed longer, it was so lovely. Diane & David were very welcoming, and obviously really care about their guests. The rooms we saw were all well decorated, and the robes in the bedroom were lovely. We ate out for dinner so can't comment on... More

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

Ahaa So you can use a computer :) Thank you for your review, great to meet you both thanks for the great things you commented on ..makes what we do so worthwhile. David & Dianne Cole More

Leeds, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were greeted by Diane & David and made to feel very welcome. Our room (7) was excellent with crisp quality bedding and plenty of hanging and drawer space. The bathroom was the icing on the cake with large walk-in shower and modern decor. Breakfast was treated with same attention to detail in immaculate dining room. Menu choice was good... 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.. Was a complete pleasure to meet you and we are pleased your stay with us gave you the time to relax and enjoy Swanage .. hope to see you again David & Dianne Cole More

Liverpool, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

We stayed for 4 nights last week - our fourth visit and the standard is as good as ever. David and Dianne are first class hosts and everyone is made welcome. The bedrooms are well equipped, including robes and slippers, and spotlessly clean. The breakfast is delicious with locally sourced produce, home made bread and preserves and loads of fresh... More

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

Thank you for your kind review ... We are glad you have seen how we keeping such high standards is a must for us, looking forward to seeing you another time . David & Dianne Cole More

Worcester, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

This Honeymoon was a gift from my eldest son. We hoped it would be a complete escape from our jobs and role as carer for my mum with Alzheimer's .... It was all that and so much more. Friendly and welcoming hosts, immaculate rooms decorated with fantastic style. I holidayed in Swanage as a child and love it very much,... More

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

Was a pleasure to be of service on this special occasion ... Hope to see you again Dianne & David Cole More

London, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

Just returned from a fabulous stay at The Swange Haven BB , the food was excellent the rooms spotless and very spacious, lovely towels bathrobes and slippers. The owners Diane and David are very friendly/ welcoming and good fun. I had a spa treatment which was divine. We look forward to returning next year

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

We celebrated our 50ths a week apart, was a complete pleasure to meet you both .. Tell Billy We miss you both :) More

Southampton, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

Just had a fantastic 2 night stay at the Swanage Haven. Lovely friendly welcome, fantastic room, very high standards throughout, extremely clean and well looked after and wonderful breakfast with home made bread. David and Diane were very helpful and friendly. Thank you!

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

All reviews and comments are taken inboard, thank you for your kind review Dianne & David Cole More

Bedford, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

Really enjoyed our 2 night stay, wish it had been longer. Everything first class. Our room was spotless and spacious. Lovely towels, plus bathrobes and slippers. Delicious breakfast, great scrambled eggs and beautifully presented.( and I'm quite fussy about my eggs and like them soft & fluffy!) plus choice of home made preserves and cakes. Great hosts, hope to return... More

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

We make all our bread and pastries as well as evening food sourced from local produce, happy you had a positive experience and look forward to welcoming you again More

Winchester, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

Wish our stay could have been longer but rest assured we will be returning again to experience the 5 star quality of the accommodation, the service and the food. The welcome we received from the owners, David & Diane was perfect and their recognition of our wedding anniversary with a surprise cake/candle on our first breakfast was superb. We are... More

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Glad you like the Swanage haven and look forward to seeing you again Dianne & David Cole More

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Address: 3 Victoria Road, Swanage BH19 1LY, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Dorset > Isle of Purbeck > Swanage
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:5 star — The Swanage Haven 5*
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The Swanage Haven is situated just 300 yards from the glorious sandy beach,, offering peace and tranquility in the heart of The Isle of Purbeck. The rooms are generously proportioned & sumptuously decorated . The breakfasts are generous, the towels are fluffy and the linen crispy and delicious. Dianne & David Cole welcome you to The Swanage Haven in the heart of Swanage, an ideal base for exploring the beautiful county of Dorset. ... more   less 
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