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Guildford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very abrupt welcome on 31st December. Very cold day but NO HEATING in Room 7or house on arrival 4pm. FREEZING!!! Back at 12.45am from New Year's eve celebrations in Swanage NO HEATING in room Bed was FREEZING. January 1st had COLD BUFFET - very poor. 2nd night returned at 10.45pm NO LIGHTS on in porch or hall so climbing up...

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

wow!! what an amazing B&B. so beautiful and staff are absolutely amazing! rooms are immaculate and spacious and i must admit the best sleep i have had in a while. i could not find one fault and i will be highly recommending this place as well as promising my return! thank you all

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Weston super Mare, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Came and stayed here again and I can't fault it! Rooms are lovely and clean. B&B in general is beautiful and staff treat you like family from the first point of contact. I can't wait to return again. Thanks everyone 😊

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Luton, United Kingdom
Reviewed November 9, 2016 via mobile

Me and my partner were looking at places to stay this New Year so I called the Castleton. I began with 'Hello, may I check availability' who which a very rude lady replied 'who is this?!' Her response took me by surprise and it made me doubt I had dialled the correct number. I told the lady my name and...

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
Reviewed October 11, 2016

Having just stayed the weekend at The Castleton, I feel compelled to add my own experience of my visit. Firstly, I agree the reception is not always manned. This caused no problem at all as keys could be collected from the excellent bar and restaurant opposite. The room information also points out a ' ring for service' bell if so...

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Camborne, United Kingdom
Reviewed September 28, 2016

We arrived early to find no parking spaces as they only have four spaces and ten rooms we had to park in a car park the three days we were their. The hotel only opens every day at four o,clock to book people in and then you do not see anyone until breakfast two young girls. We stayed in room...

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Reviewed August 16, 2016 via mobile

We only stayed a couple of nights as we were touring the south coast, but really appreciated the warm welcome, friendly staff, delicious breakfasts and spacious accommodation... a sea view from our room and a 2 minute stroll to the beach. Many thanks

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Kettering, United Kingdom
Reviewed August 10, 2016

Lovely hotel, relaxed atmosphere, very welcoming hostess and staff, room was very clean,en suite facilities fine, choice of breakfast excellent, bed very comfortable,very enjoyable stay, will be going again.

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Reviewed July 30, 2016

An arrival we faced the first dissapointing fact: the hotel states as " possible parking on site" meaning: first comes first served and they got only 5 spaces. the surrounding streets can offer better parking than the hotel, but you need to walk a few minutes. Also check in was only possible between 16-18.00 pm... Room: start with the fridge,...

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Reviewed July 29, 2016 via mobile

We came back to Swanage hoping this hotel would be just as lovely as it was in 1983. It is (with some obvious upgrades!) thankfully, with great service from the hardworking Mollie and a superb breakfast to start the day! Lovely visit so thanks

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Amenities

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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair access
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  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Suites
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
A Charming & Luxurious 4 star gold award winning Victorian Guest House, full of character, on the stunning World Heritage Jurassic Coast and located just 100 metres from Swanage's glorious sandy beach and a short level stroll along the seafront to the Town Centre with its many attractions. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Castleton

Address: 1 Highcliffe Road, Swanage BH19 1LW, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Dorset > Isle of Purbeck > Swanage
Price Range: $120 - $195 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Castleton 4*
Number of rooms: 9
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  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

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“not room 7”
 of 5 bubbles ruthcouzens, 1 week ago | Read review
“All rooms looked fine”
 of 5 bubbles misterblott, Aug 10, 2016 | Read review
“do not choose number 4”
 of 5 bubbles szabolcsb597, Jul 30, 2016 | Read review
“Room (deluxe bedroom) and Room 8 (family room for 2 adults, 2 children)”
 of 5 bubbles JackieL63, Jun 28, 2016 | Read review
“Room 8 is good for families with children of school age”
 of 5 bubbles 0118withkids, Apr 10, 2016 | Read review
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