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The White Swan

The Square Swanage, Swanage BH19 2LJ, England
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The White Swan
Ranked #41 of 47 Swanage B&B and Inns
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Chippenham, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2014

This place is in such a lovely location yet I was slightly disappointed when I stayed here. Perhaps it was because we stayed between Christmas and New Year and everywhere seems a little deflated. To enter the property there are 3 doors, 2 at the front and 1 at the side - the 2 at the front were blocked by... More

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Pembrokeshire
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33 reviews 33 reviews
13 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2013 via mobile

Not in this pub. A mid afternoon visit for a Dorset cider and disappointed to see all the usual bottled fare of Magners and Koppaberg. Opted for a local ale instead. A pint of Piddle was a good brew. Had to run the gauntlet of the smoking clients to gain entry to the pub too

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east Anglia
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3 hotel reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2013

we stayed here over the weekend and was very disappointed, rooms were very small and basic. rooms were clean but mildew in the shower and ensuite tiles. no glasses in the room or in ensuite., it was also very noisy, everytime someone used the hand dryer in the pub below you could here it clearly in the bedrooms and at... More

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lincolnshire
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24 reviews 24 reviews
11 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2013

Visited on a short stay in Swanage, a little cramped in the bar area, complete with all the locals and there dogs!. Food was a little overpriced for the quality, but OK. Serving staff not very familiar with the menu contents, very average all round.

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Brighton
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19 hotel reviews
369 helpful votes 369 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2013

When we visited the White Swan at lunchtime it was very busy. The interior was not too bad at all with a modern part at the far end of the pub. The service was OK but the food was overpriced. It was very ordinary all round.

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Libreville, Gabon
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9 reviews 9 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2013

This pub would be fine if it weren't spoiled by the awful bar staff. We only came in here for lunch during the folk festival- dorset has been very friendly apart from the rude reception in this pub! The food is Ok if a bit pricey and the Piddle beer good- the atmosphree would be greatly improved with some customer... More

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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9 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2013

Stayed 2 nights B&B here and - for the price - it was OK but nothing more. The White Swan is right in the middle of Swanage and there is limited parking up the hill at the back of the property. Our room was small with old-fashioned divan beds but the bathroom was well-equipped. The pub itself is very busy... More

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uk
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2013

Arrived at the pub at mid-day it went inside to mare are arrival - the pub on the inside looked ok. We told the older lady that we had a room booked she grunted and checked a diary and said "oh yes - you cant check in til 2 mind" that was that she walked away! We went for a... More

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Bolton, UK
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15 reviews 15 reviews
8 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2013 via mobile

We didn't stay in the accomodation but ate here twice on our recent stay in Swanage. My family ate here on both occasions, lovely food, great service and good with kids offering children's food menu and colouring in sheet and pencils. Great value for money and great food and atmosphere.

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Nuneaton, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2013

we visisted the pub in august last year and have been dying to go back ever since. the staff put us up for the night at really late notice and gave us a great deal. in the height of the summer season we had been struggling all night to find a place to stay and by chance found the pub... More

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Also Known As:
The White Swan Swanage, Dorset
Address: The Square Swanage, Swanage BH19 2LJ, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Dorset > Isle of Purbeck > Swanage
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Ranked #41 of 47 B&Bs / Inns in Swanage

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