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Rivendell Guest House

4.0 of 5 Guest house   |   58 Kings Rd W, Swanage BH19 1HR, England
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Ranked #5 of 47 Swanage B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 4 days ago
Larry O Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 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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Cheltenham, United Kingdom
11 reviews 11 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

My girlfriend treated me to this 3 night stay at Swanage. I wanted to travel on the Steam Train to Corfe castle which worked out brilliantly. We had Room 2 so very quiet just as we like it. The Bed is huge and very comfortable. The second day we walked on the Coastal Path to 'Dancing Ledge' recommended by our... More

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Wantage, United Kingdom
1 review
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Brilliant stay again! This time for a suprise for my husbands birthday. Even though we stayed in january the service from Kevin and Lynn was outstanding and they catered for our every need. Always going the extra mile we even had a special birthday breakfast which was fantastic. We love coming to Swange and would highly recommend Rivendell to anyone... More

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4 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2014

We stayed here for the Blues festival ,what a great weekend and what a great place to stay beautiful rooms ,spotlessly clean , wonderful hosts ,helpful and friendly and the staff too, all so helpful and happy. The breakfast has everything you could possibly want and more,all very well cooked and presented . We would definitely recommend the Rivendell Guest... More

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Woking, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2014

We just came back from another great stay at Rivendell. Kevin, Lyn and Rachel make us so comfortable and welcome. It is a real home from home (except their breakfasts are much better than they are here)! Thank you. We will be back again soon😉 x

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Trowbridge, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2014

Had a wonderful nights stay with Kevin and Lyn. The room was excellent, clean and well maintained, all one could ask for. Extra coffee, tea, biscuits etc available if needed. There was use of a lounge and if we had stayed another few nights we would have used it. As for the breakfast....excellent with a wide choice with some of... More

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Portland, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2014

we had a lovely Valentines weekend at the Rivendell, Lyn & Kevin made us feel so welcome, and couldn't do enough, our room was clean and fresh, and beautifully made up, with everything we needed, and the breakfasts were fantastic, all you could ask for and more, we will definatley be booking back in with Lyn & Kevin again. thankyou... More

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Basingstoke, England, United Kingdom
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6 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2014

What a lovely place to stay and what a great discovery! We stayed at this guest house for three nights and it was just perfect. Our hosts were so friendly and attentive, and the place is so very cosy - it's a real home away from home and we didn't want to leave. Our room was traditional and stylish, the... More

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Caerphilly, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2014

Our first stay at this lovely B&B, booked very last minute for New Years eve. Kevin and Lyn are the perfect hosts - nothing was too much trouble. As previous reviews, the breakfast set us up for the day with plenty of choice from the menu. The rooms are more than adequate, clean and comfortable, complete with a bright, clean... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2014

Stayed recently for two nights over the NYE 2013-14 period. Could not have been more satisfied. Room was clean, comfortable and well furnished. Kevin and Lynn were very welcoming. Great location five minuets walk from the sea front. Breakfast was a real highlight, one of if not the best English breakfasts we have ever had! Highly recommended.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2013 via mobile

Great location - a short walk to town centre, super breakfast, homemade soda bread, scones, brownies, full Dorset breakfast, in fact it probably the best I have had anywhere. Rooms are very clean and comfortable.

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Additional Information about Rivendell Guest House

Also Known As:
Rivendell Guest House Swanage, Dorset
Address: 58 Kings Rd W, Swanage BH19 1HR, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Dorset > Isle of Purbeck > Swanage
Beach Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Ranked #5 of 47 B&Bs / Inns in Swanage
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4 star — Rivendell Guest House 4*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Welcome to Rivendell Guest House in Swanage, Dorset, AA 4*Highly Commended and also have an AA breakfast award, with nine bedrooms, all en suite, full English breakfast, guest lounge with open fire. Our relaxed and friendly Family run guest house is perfectly situated on a level position only 5 minutes from the beach, shops and Swanage Steam Railway. We are also within easy reach of the outstanding Isle of Purbeck and Dorset coast where you will find superb diving, walking, cycling, climbing and bird watching opportunities. Over looking the beautiful parish church of St Mary the Virgin. Your hosts Lyn and Kevin offer a friendly and relaxed stay at Rivendell and we are on hand to offer practical help and advice to ensure you enjoy your time in Swanage. ... more   less 
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