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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Just come back from a one night stay- clean, comfy room with nice modern decor. Excellent breakfast, vegans being catered for was a nice surprise I didn't think I'd get in Swanage! Just a short walk into town with shops & pubs etc. I did feel the 4pm check-in time was a bit later than we'd have liked but it... More 

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Dianne C, Owner at The Swanage Haven, responded to this review

Hi, thank you for your kind commen s, we are so glad we were your first experience of b&b and you enjoyed it! Was a pleasure to meet you both and hope when in Swanage again you stay again 😀 David & Dianne Cole More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We had two nights here and would highly recommend it. The room (superior double) was immaculate and the breakfast superb. David is an excellent host, who made us feel welcome from the moment we arrived, and at breakfast strikes exactly the right balance between jovial, attentive but non-intrusive. The location is excellent too, just a few minutes walk to the... More 

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Dianne C, Owner at The Swanage Haven, responded to this review

Hi Ruth C, Thank you for your review, glad you liked you liked Swanage & us. David & Dianne Cole ❤️ More 

Saltburn-by-the-Sea, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

£100 per night and would hope NOT to be restricted to breakfast between 8.30 and 9.30. Left at 8.15 on morning , cereals were left out and when I asked for some toast it was a great effort for David to make it. Was Nordic Walking a marathon on the Saturday and left at 7.15, cereal and milk.( I do... More 

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Dianne C, Owner at The Swanage Haven, responded to this review

Thank you for you comments and review, we are sorry to read that you never enjoyed you experience at our B&B but we are do try to take onboard comments and criticism Of our guest experience. While we understand that your criteria whilst staying with us unnotified was for an early breakfast at 7.15 We do clearly advertise and advise... More 

Uckfield, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We came here a little while a go for a weekday get-away and it was absolutely fab! Everything was remarkably clean and well-presented and the hosts are very welcoming. Hot tub is also a must when visiting! Another thing to note is that a child free zone makes for a very peaceful stay.

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Dianne C, Owner at The Swanage Haven, responded to this review

hollyscarlett123, we have the child free zone entices you back, look forward to meeting you again. Thank you for your review. Dianne & David Cole More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

David and Diane seriously know what they are doing, their B&B I totally fell in love with, and actually feel I've left a little part of me behind! The room was beautiful, the beds comfy, a lovely view over the garden, the bathroom was huge! Breakfast was amazing, and David catered to all of our needs, especially my fussy boyfriend.... More 

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Dianne C, Owner at The Swanage Haven, responded to this review

Hi Ella F, we miss you too! Was a complete pleasure to meet you both, thank you for the fab review. Dianne & David Cole More 

Gloucestershire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We spent four nights at the Swanage Haven and cannot praise it highly enough. Dianne and David are very welcoming hosts and provide excellent value for money .Our bedroom was very spacious with many thoughtful extras and the large bathroom with its top of the range shower was equally impressive. The breakfast was really delicious, with its imaginative menu and... More 

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Dianne C, Owner at The Swanage Haven, responded to this review

richardglos2016, we do our best to source local products and make most items in-house, so when we receive such a fab review it makes our efforts seem so worthwhile. Thank you! More 

Bedford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very friendly welcoming hosts. We stayed 4 nights in the compact double room, a beautiful modern room. There are endless Teas/Coffees for the room with an extra touch of welcoming chocolates on the tray. A good choice of breakfasts, including home made Jams, also a cake treat to take away for later. Ideal location, 5 minute walk to the sea... More 

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Dianne C, Owner at The Swanage Haven, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind review alancarter737, Glad you liked your stay with us and we both hope to welcome you again. David & Dianne Cole More 

Basingstoke, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The room was comfy and superb in all ways. The attention to details shows through in the room. Excellent tea facilities in the room. Yummy traditional cooked breakfast. Very friendly and caring hosts. We will be back when time allows.

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Dianne C, Owner at The Swanage Haven, responded to this review

wardlejonathan, David and I both look forward to welcoming you back to The Swanage Haven next time you are visiting Dorset. Thank you for such a great review. Dianne & David Cole More 

Windsor and Maidenhead, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed here for 3 nights in August 2016 & had the superior king sized room. The room was beautiful and filled with lovely little touches like bathrobes, slippers & chocolates. The bed was so comfy & we both slept so well. Loved the style of the rooms - vintage. Breakfast in the morning was fab, tended to quickly and... More 

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Dianne C, Owner at The Swanage Haven, responded to this review

Hi Nicki J, We are so thrilled you like all the little things we try to do to make guests stay that little bit more relaxed and fun. Thanks for taking the time to review us. David & Dianne Cole More 

Northampton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was the third consecutive year we have stayed at The Swanage Haven which speaks reams about our opinion of it - we wouldnt even think of staying anywhere else in Swanage. Dianne and David are the most convivial and welcoming hosts, the rooms are fantastic and the breakfasts are as good or better than can be found anywhere. We... More 

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Dianne C, Owner at The Swanage Haven, responded to this review

Hi Happy186349, always a pleasure to meet return visitors to Swanage, thank you for you review, glad we still meet the expectations of return guests :) Dianne & David Cole More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Hot Tub
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Swanage Haven is situated just 300 yards from the glorious sandy beach, offering peace and tranquility in the heart of The Isle of Purbeck. The rooms are generously proportioned & sumptuously decorated . The breakfasts are generous, the towels are fluffy and the linen crispy and delicious. Dianne & David Cole welcome you to The Swanage Haven in the heart of Swanage, an ideal base for exploring the beautiful county of Dorset. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Swanage Haven

Address: 3 Victoria Road, Swanage BH19 1LY, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Dorset > Isle of Purbeck > Swanage
Price Range: $114 - $146 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — The Swanage Haven 5*
Number of rooms: 8
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