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Rivendell Guest House

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58 Kings Rd West | Swanage, Dorset, Swanage BH19 1HR, England
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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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Clean, modern room with every amenity to hand plus a few extra toiletries not found in other guest houses. Very helpful and hospitable owners. WiFi available with no problems. Ideal location for shops, beach and transport station.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We stayed at the Rivendell for two nights in April and really enjoyed our stay. The bedroom and ensuite were spotless. The breakfast was fantastic, so much variety. Very close to all amenities. We will definitely be booking again very very soon.

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Frome, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Comfortable accommodation with very nice breakfast. The third floor room we stayed on had low ceilings in th bedroom and bathroom. We enjoyed going to "Beavers" in the town centre for an evening meal and also for mid afternoon coffee and cake. The food is very nice and the staff are very friendly and helpful.

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Waterlooville, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is an excellent B&B with everything we need. The owners are friendly and welcoming and cannot do enough for you. The rooms are clean, spacious and well stocked. We will definitely be booking again for next year.

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Guildford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We booked this B and B off the back of other TripAdvisor reviews, and so glad we did. The welcome was incredibly warm and friendly. The superior room 2 we stayed in was luxurious, and very comfortable; and the whole building was tastefully decorated and very welcoming. The highlight of the stay was the stunning breakfast, with a full Dorset... More 

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

Greatly impressed with the high standard of this B and B. Well appointed, clean, comfortable rooms with a quality breakfast menu to suit all tastes. Kevin, the proprietor is very obliging and nothing is too much trouble. We will certainly visit again and wouldn't hesitate to recommend to our friends. You can be assured of a very pleasant and restful... More 

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

Stayed at Rivendell guest house for 2 nights with family and friends. Great hosts, comfy beds and tasty breakfasts freshly prepared. A convenient location for access to the steam railway, and an excellent recommendation for dinner at Chilled Red. We would certainly stay at Rivendell again.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

Its like a hotel and the superior room we stayed in was pure luxury and tastefully decorated with separate en suite through an arched door way. I have been going for a fair few years and the Rivendell is top of my list it is a hard one to beat. Choose from Home made cereals, fruit salad yogurts special cooked... More 

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Moreton-in-Marsh, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

Lovely welcome from Kevin and Lyn, (despite we'd not been back for 4 years) and made us realise what a special place Swanage is and how Rivendell is a superb place to relax. Quite apart from the superb breakfasts (the fresh daily soda bread is still a delight), the updated decor and effort that goes in to make our stay... More 

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Caterham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

We spent two very relaxing and delightful days staying in Rivendell. The location means one can walk everywhere. The food is superb! I can highly recommend this B&B as a well run and pleasant setting in the town of Swanage.

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