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Swanage, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Lovely food...great service...we are never disappointed with the Grand and our celebration Sunday lunch for our ruby anniversary was no exception..thank you for your welcome.All very much appreciated!!

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Thank Bob W
England
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21 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Second time we've stayed at the hotel this year and overall enjoyed the break (5 nights). Having stayed in a number of other hotels around the country this year, The Grand is by comparison, beginning to need some very urgent TLC. How much longer we will pay quite high prices for the view I'm not sure. The bedroom furniture including... More 

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Thank nikiandphil
Newbury, England, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We had the pleasure of staying at the Grand last week for a couple of nights. Whilst the hotel itself is a little tired it made up for this ten fold. All the staff were very pleasant and went out of their way to make our stay enjoyable. We ate in the main restaurant where the food was excellent. The... More 

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2 Thank Alan M
Harrow, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We have stayed before and loved it. I did notice they need to update furniture and decor in the bed room. I wouldnt usually stay in a hotel like this but it somehow didnt matter. The food was amazing and not bad price. Staff friendly, Hotel clean. Beautiful pool too. Garden amazing and good sandy beach. Love it

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Thank christella164
Bedfordshire, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Please save your money.Do not go. Only 12 car park spaces. The rooms are out dated.I have sent better furniture to my local charity shop.The view and swanage it's self are excellent. The hotel had a wedding in the Saturday I was at this hotel. So no food was available.It would have been nice to have been recommended an eating... More 

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3 Thank J485TCsusan
Derbyshire
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18 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

First time visitor to both the Grand Hotel and to Swanage for a family wedding. Location is hard to beat, with clifftop views over Swanage Bay, both by day and by night. Some reviews mention the Grand as being slightly dated, but that is part of the attraction, preferable to a modern chain hotel built and run to a formula.... More 

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Thank CXroamer
leicester
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29 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We came as a family of 8 to sit in the garden and have tea and cake. Whilst the view was beautiful, the cake was not! £6.50 for a piece (tiny) of Dorset apple cake. Four out of five pieces had no apple in them! For £50 for 8 drinks and 5 slithers of cake I would expect much bigger... More 

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3 Thank pipmunch
London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We've recently returned from our annual stay at the Grand and, as always, we had an fantastic time. Agreed, the hotel is in need of a facelift, but for us the "faded glory" adds to the charm of the place. It may be considered by some to be a little overpriced but the breathtaking views across the bay (unmatched, I'm... More 

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Frome, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We enjoyed our say,we read reviews saying book a sea view room,and so pleased we did.As pointed out the hotel is very tired in appearance,our room was very clean and enjoyed the gardens and listening to the waves at nighttime!we were disappointed with our cooked breakfast .we would stay again but not bother with breakfast.

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1 Thank TINA E
London, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

An older Victorian hotel, now looking a little tired and in need of an update. But, a wonderful location with lawn in front overlooking the bay and steps down to a great beach. Disappointing as hotel lacks attention to detail. Bathroom was dirty upon arrival and you couldn't take advantage of balcony off room as birds roosting and droppings everywhere... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Beachfront
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair access
Food & drink at the hotel
The Cabin
The Cabin
Cuisines: British, Bar, Cafe
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service

Additional Information about Grand Hotel Swanage

Address: Burlington Road, Swanage BH19 1LU, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Dorset > Isle of Purbeck > Swanage
Price Range: $142 - $224 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Grand Hotel Swanage 3*
Number of rooms: 30
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