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Clare House

5.0 of 5 Bed and Breakfast   |   1 Park Road, Swanage BH19 2AA, England
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Ranked #2 of 55 Swanage B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed yesterday
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We stayed for a few nights in early September,it was our third visit and it ticks every box for us.Very clean rooms,a great breakfast very friendly Hosts.The position of Clare House is spot on ! a two minute walk to the centre of Swanage with a choice of restaurants , we had a cracking stay and look forward to seeing... More

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Royal Wootton Bassett, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

A really great place to stay and from which to explore Dorset. Lovely room with super king size bed and en-suite with White Co. toiletries made for a great place to spend 3 nights. Breakfasts amazing choice - all freshly cooked to a high standard with most generous portions served by two lovely ladies. Booked on the basis of reviews... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

After reading the reviews we booked up for just one night passing through. Although we couldn't work out the late check in which was 4 o clock,we received a very warm welcome to a beautiful room with the largest bed I've ever seen!A great deal of thought had gone into every detail to make your stay comfortable and the breakfast... More

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Clare_House, Owner at Clare House, responded to this review

Hi Steve, thank you for taking the time to give Clare House a lovely review. The reason we have a 4.00 pm check in time is because being 5 *, cleanliness is of the utmost importance to us. We get 100% in any survey. We very rarely get all the rooms finished before 1.00 pm. Between 1.00 pm and 4.00... More

Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is the second time we have visited and we were not disappointed. We had a great stay in really a fantastic and hospitable B&B. I use the term B&B with caution as this really is a cut above the normal B&B more a bespoke betique place to stay. Dianne was so welcoming. Definattely recommed Clares House Paul and Mandy

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Clare_House, Owner at Clare House, responded to this review

Hi Paul & Mandy, thank you so much for the lovely review, It was a delight to see you both again, say hi to the baby bears!!! I do hope we will see you both again next year. More

Essex, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

So glad we chose this place! We were instantly in love with the room it's beautiful. The food is delicious, the ladies who work here are lovely we felt so so welcome from day one. The beach is 2 minute walk, lots of different places to eat, the town was charming, perfect for our first trip together as a couple.... More

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Clare_House, Owner at Clare House, responded to this review

Hi, thank you so much for writing such a lovely review. I am so glad that Clare House contributed to your lovely romantic weekend away. I do hope you will come back and see us soon. More

2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent three nights here this week and had a very good stay. We were welcomed to a comfortable room with all facilities one could want; I was especially grateful for the comfortable sofa. There is an excellent choice at breakfast and all cooked to the highest possible standard. Thanks for having us!

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Clare_House, Owner at Clare House, responded to this review

Hi Angela, thank you for taking the time to write us a review. I do hope you will come and stay at Clare House sometime in the future. More

Worthing, United Kingdom
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This as now become our home when travelling to Swanage. The rooms are huge and very comfortable and the welcome we received both times was fantastic. It was very nice that when we returned Alan recognised us straight away and Dianne, with whom I had been speaking with on the phone, came out to introduce herself. It was just a... More

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Clare_House, Owner at Clare House, responded to this review

Hi Dan, thank you very much for the lovely review, I do hope we will see you both again very soon. Sorry about the wing mirror, but unfortunately these things can happen anywhere. Thank goodness for insurance! More

Washington, DC
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were unusual in that we stayed at Clare House for 2 weeks - two of the most relaxed, comfortable, enjoyable weeks in all our 30 yrs of traveling. The location is perfect and Dianne and Alan are consummate hosts - helpful, warm and friendly and strike the perfect balance between being available and yet creating an ambiance of privacy........... More

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Clare_House, Owner at Clare House, responded to this review

Hi Sue, thank you for the kind words. Home from home, that is exactly what we strive for at Clare House, we want you to feel as comfortable and you would be in your own home. It was an absolute pleasure to look after you and your lovely husband. I hope you enjoyed the Lake District as much as you... More

Horsham, W. Sussex UK
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My Husband made our 2nd anniversary perfect with Clare House, with handmade chocolates waiting for me when we arrived, then the next day was 'our' day, he arranged with the Landlady to have champagne delivered <3 so romantic!!! Everything was perfect! All the small touches, fruit and herbal teas even hot chocolate and biscuits in the room. The house itself... More

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Clare_House, Owner at Clare House, responded to this review

Hi Tricia, thank you for reviewing Clare House, your husband was very specific in what he wanted for you, and from our point of view a delight for us to delight you!!! I do hope you will come back and see us again. More

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

Stayed in this first class B&B for long weekend. Attractive comfortable room with really nice touches not normally found in Bed and Breakfasts such as individual dressing gowns, range of tea and coffee making , toiletries by White Stuff, and especially the safe in the room for valuables. Lovely view from our room on third floor. The breakfast was one... More

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Clare_House, Owner at Clare House, responded to this review

Hi Adrian, thank you so much for taking the time to give Clare House, such a lovely review, I do hope we will see you both again, next time you are in Swanage, More

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Address: 1 Park Road, Swanage BH19 2AA, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Dorset > Isle of Purbeck > Swanage
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:5 star — Clare House 5*
Number of rooms: 6
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