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The Square Swanage, Swanage BH19 2LJ, England
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The White Swan
Ranked #51 of 55 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
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Liverpool, England, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
8 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

we went for lunch here and were extremely disappointed. We ordered a lemonade and a coke and couldn't drink them- how can you ruin a soft drink?? We also ordered 2 main meals . The sausages were hard and nasty and both meals were in a bowl which was just as well as they were swimming in gravy. There are... More

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Yeovil, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had limited choice due to our late booking and it being a bank holiday weekend, so we chose this pub for a couple of nights away in Swanage. We knew it may be noisy being a pub, which t was, but that was not an issue really. We had requested a room with a king sized bed, but it... More

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Norfolk
Top Contributor
58 reviews 58 reviews
15 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were booked here for 2 nights by Contours Walking Holidays and were thoroughly disappointed following our previous experience of their choice of accommodation. Our first room ( 3) was small and located above the kitchen so we could hear the chefs talking. It overlooked the beer garden so we had to close the blind. There was also a huge... More

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Hartley Wintney, United Kingdom
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

Spent two long nights here. Room was dirty, bathroom dirty, toilet seat broken, shower trickled out, noisy till four in the morning.. We asked to move rooms but they said they were fully booked but still advertised rooms available. Had to buy ear plugs so we could sleep. Breakfast was ok, dirty floors, tables. A good clean throughout needed. I... More

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Melksham, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
8 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

There were a few unfortunate events. Room very basic & very small. Booked in for 3 nights, but checked out after two - that was enough. Thunder storms tripped some of the electric ie sockets in some rooms - so hot, so couldn't use the fan that they very kindly supplied, so staff moved us to another room. Apparently the... More

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Devon
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51 reviews 51 reviews
19 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

We have stayed 3 times now and would stay again. We always seem to have the same room which overlooks the garden and car park which is quiet. We wouldn't stay at the weekend as we are ' getting on a bit ' and not sure if we could cope with the live music but we like the friendly staff,... More

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Chippenham, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
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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36 reviews 36 reviews
11 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 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 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
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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27 reviews 27 reviews
13 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 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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Address: The Square Swanage, Swanage BH19 2LJ, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Dorset > Isle of Purbeck > Swanage
Also Known As:
The White Swan Swanage, Dorset

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