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Grand Hotel Swanage

Burlington Road, Swanage BH19 1LU, England
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London, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

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 - soft sand and shallow sloping, great for kids. At the bottom of the steps you will find Mick and Pat's beach shack, which offers chairs, beachballs,... More 

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England
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14 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Had a super impromptu short break at the Grand Hotel. Room overlooked the beautiful Swanage bay, fabulous weather. Meals first class, sea food fantastic. Staff very welcoming and friendly. Had a great time and plan to return. Thanks to everyone.

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Stockport, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I was one of a group of 4 friends who had high tea earlier this week. We were seated in the conservatory where we had a spectacular view of Swanage Bay made even better by the fact that the weather was glorious. We were served with a variety of finger sandwiches, scones with cream and jam plus other cakes all... More 

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Thank JenM487
Kent, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

5* location 5* prices, but sadly 2* accommodation, our room was overlooking the car park on the top floor, the room needed a major update, The shower was not adequate as it was impossible to rinse the shampoo out of your hair. Found items in the drawers from other occupants so clearly not checked by staff. We thought we would... More 

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I stayed for a weekend at the Grand Hotel during the Jazz Festival. We had a lovely time. Our room overlooked the bay and was clean, comfortable and a pleasant place to relax. Breakfast was delicious and one of the best hotel 'full English's I've had. Service throughout our stay was friendly, relaxed and helpful - not... More 

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Thank idb50
Lindsay B, General Manager at Grand Hotel Swanage, responded to this review

Thank you for your excellent review and I will pass on your comments to the team which is much appreciated. We look forward to your return visit with us. More 

Tarporley, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Homely with attentive staff . Decor a little tired in places . The stunning views across Swanage Bay and Isle of Wight from the conservatory and garden could not be bettered .lovely indoor pool and jacuzzi . Pathway to sandy beech and sea bathing directly from hotel . Good quality and value restaurant . Would definitely return .

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Thank 776pennyw
Lindsay B, General Manager at Grand Hotel Swanage, responded to this review

Thank you for your review, are views are stunning and I am also pleased that you were able to take advantage of our Leisure facilities. We look forward to your return visit with us soon. More 

Reading, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wanted to stay as next to the beach and wanted to wake up to a view of the sea and the sound of the waves. Was perfect for this. Staff were helpful, recommended a good restaurant and good service at breakfast. However, the hotel has a shabby feel, wallpapers have tears, bed was squeaky, used tissue in our room at... More 

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Thank Saty59
Lindsay B, General Manager at Grand Hotel Swanage, responded to this review

Thank you for your review which is important to us. We hope that on your return visit you will be able to see some of the improvements that we have commenced with our refurbishment plan. More 

Kingston upon Thames, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The view and location is excellent. We had a twin room with sea view which was spacious and airy but the decor is a bit dated and the bathroom and shower quite small. The staff were very friendly and helpful. The breakfast was nice enough with quite a wide choice. Although the hotel advertises free parking with no reservation, the... More 

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Thank Traceyac2015
Lindsay B, General Manager at Grand Hotel Swanage, responded to this review

Thank you for your review and we look forward to welcoming you back. We have commenced our refurbishment of the Hotel which is very exciting and will include updating some of the bathrooms. More 

Fareham, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was with a party of 11 and we stayed for the weekend and had a fabulous time. The service by the staff was exceptional, I just had to say my name and they knew straight away, yes 11 people and 15 for dinner Saturday evening! A special thanks to Irene who was our dinner host for the evening, very... More 

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Thank Soozle07
Lindsay B, General Manager at Grand Hotel Swanage, responded to this review

Thank you for your review and we are pleased to hear that you all had a fantastic weekend with us. We do have a wonderful view and very exciting plans for the hotel refurbishment. We look forward to welcoming you all back in the future. More 

Haslingden, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This hotel did not live up to its image. It was positioned high up on the cliffs wilth great views out to sea and over the bay, but has obviously seen better days. Standards of cleanliness and general service were below expectations and left a lot to be desired. Breakfast was reasonable if you only wanted continental or cereals, hot... More 

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Thank Michael D
Lindsay B, General Manager at Grand Hotel Swanage, responded to this review

Thank you for your review and feed back is important to us. I would like to be afforded the opportunity to discuss in more detail with you, please could you therefore contact me directly. More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Free Internet
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair access
Food & drink at the hotel
The Cabin
The Cabin
Cuisines: British, Cafe, Bar
Grand Hotel Swanage Restaurant and Bar
Grand Hotel Swanage Restaurant and Bar
Cuisines: British, Gluten Free
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
Services
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Free Parking
  • 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: $144 - $237 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Grand Hotel Swanage 3*
Number of rooms: 30
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