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Rivendell Guest House

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4.0 of 5 Guest house   |   58 Kings Rd W, Swanage BH19 1HR, England
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Rivendell Guest House
Ranked #6 of 56 Swanage B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    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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Southampton, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We often commute to Swanage for business and we always stay at Rivendell. The B&B is delightful! Very comfy, clean and welcoming! The service is first class with an amazing breakfast and I would recommend anyone to stay here when visiting to lovely seaside town of Swanage.

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Worcester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Enjoy our stay, Lyn and Kevin made us feel very welcome. The Guest House is beautifully decorated and the Christmas decorations were beautiful as well. Highly recommend friends and family to stay and would definitely book when next in Swanage.

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Rugby, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Facts: I booked three nights to attend a photographic workshop. The workshop organiser, Sarah Howard of ImageSeen cancelled at very short notice causing me to cancel the B&B booking. I contacted Rivendell to explain the problem and they politely, but firmly fell back on their booking terms and have now charged me for a three-night stay. My take: The... More 

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Redditch, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

Read the reviews for Rivendell and it seemed very good, gave it a try and was absolutely delighted with everything - it more than lived up to expectations. Wonderful attention to detail with furnishings and fittings and the rooms were clean, comfortable and cosy. Breakfast was delicious - individually tailored full English and the pancakes and syrup were gorgeous, the... More 

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Abingdon, United Kingdom
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33 reviews 33 reviews
13 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

Been to Swanage lots of times but needed a guest house which is a flat short walk into the town. Rivendell Guest House did not disappoint. Kevin greeted us at the door, showed us to our room which was room 5, and it was fantastic, airy, and clean. The best 2 nights sleep in a long time, we where at... More 

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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

absolutely lovely place! Beautiful decor, lovely rooms and friendly hosts, who put us onto the steam train to Corfe which made our day. We even had a bath in our room which was lovely! We shall certainly be staying here again when we come back to swanage!

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Great Houghton
5 reviews 5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014 via mobile

My wife and I stayed for two nights from 24th Oct in a Superior Room after the Rivendell was recommended to us. Everything about this B&B is superb, the decor, the room, the hospitality, the location and the breakfast! Nothing is too much trouble to ensure that your stay is relaxed, comfortable and perfect. If you're after a B&B in... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

We have been visiting Swanage for several years, but felt the need to try a new guest house this year. Naturally, we were a little apprehensive, but Rivendell Guest House exceeded all our expectations; it really is special and Lyn and Kevin made us feel very welcome. More than just a B&B there are some lovely architectural features in the... More 

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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

From a friendly greeting to a reluctant goodbye, this was a fantastic weekend away. The room was spotless (thank you Rachel - the housekeeper), the breakfast was AWESOME (thank you Kevin - host and chef), the conversation friendly and local knowledge extensive (thank you Kevin, Lynn and little Finlay - our hosts). It was completely and utterly fantastic. What more... More 

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Guildford, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

Yet another enjoyable stay, four nights this year, well worth the extra days to avoid the Sunday evening returning traffic from the folk festival. Accommodation and breakfast up to their usual high standards Have already booked for next year. Well done Lyn and Kevin. Graham & Mary Edwards.

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Address: 58 Kings Rd W, Swanage BH19 1HR, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Dorset > Isle of Purbeck > Swanage
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4 star — Rivendell Guest House 4*
Number of rooms: 9
Also Known As:
Rivendell Guest House Swanage, Dorset

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