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Clare House

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Grantham, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We reviewed Clare House prior to our 3 day stay, saw very good reports. We can confirm our stay was absolutely superb. Clean and fresh room, excellent breakfast. Dianne and Alan put in a lot of effort to ensure our stay was, to repeat, absolutely superb.

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Thank j0hnalsbury
Clare_House, Owner at Clare House, responded to this review

Hi John thank you for the kind review, I do hope we will see you both again. More 

Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
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50 reviews
16 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Having stayed here for a few days last year, we decided this time we would stay for a little longer. The hosts Alan and Dianne are 2 of the nicest people you could ever wish to meet, they make you feel at home from the moment you check in to the moment you check out, always ready for a chat... More 

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Clare_House, Owner at Clare House, responded to this review

Hello Martin, you are so kind, thank you very much for the lovely review. Please come back again soon. More 

Marathon, Florida
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11 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed two nights, and thoroughly enjoyed our stay. The room was spacious and well-appointed. Our hosts, Alan & Dianne were delightful -- and very helpful, suggesting places we could visit during our stay. Let me not forget to mention the EXCELLENT breakfast!

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Thank JandJAdventures33050
Clare_House, Owner at Clare House, responded to this review

Hi J&J Thank you for your kind words. Please come back and see us again. More 

Sutton Coldfield, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Second time we have stayed at Clare House. Once again Dianne and Alan very welcoming, accommodation very comfortable and breakfast excellent. We had to make a last minute alteration to our stay and Dianne could not be more helpful. Looking forward to next year's visit......thank you both.

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Thank Lynda E
Clare_House, Owner at Clare House, responded to this review

Hi Lynda, it was a delight to look after you both, once again. Look forward to seeing you next year. More 

Greater London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is the second time staying with Dianne and Alan and enjoyed our visit as much as the first. Accommodation was very clean and tidy. Clare House is situated in an idilic spot close to the town and coast. Breakfast is amazing from pancakes to full English and basically to anything that you like. Nothing too much trouble for Alan... More 

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Thank Paula C
Clare_House, Owner at Clare House, responded to this review

Hello Paula, thank you for staying with us again, and for your lovely review. I do hope we will see you both soon. More 

Billericay, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We booked rather late, and were fortunate to get the last room at Clare House. We requested an early check in and Alan met us with a warm welcome. Our room was exactly as we had expected. It's a beautiful old building with all mod cons, tastefully fitted and furnished. Nothing was too much trouble at breakfast and breakfast was... More 

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Thank Christine G
Clare_House, Owner at Clare House, responded to this review

Hello Christine, thank you for taking the time to write such a lovely review of Clare House and Swanage and the whole of Dorset. Please come back soon. More 

Canberra
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12 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great welcome from attentive hosts. Attractive country life decor. Very good English breakfast. Twenty second walk to at least two good restaurants and strip with sundry local pubs. Hosts were endlessly patient in dealing with and ultimately resolving a booking glitch (caused by me). Will definitely return.

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Thank MattNett
Clare_House, Owner at Clare House, responded to this review

Hi Matt I am so glad you enjoyed your stay with us at Clare House, please come back and see us someday. More 

Southampton, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2016 via mobile

Our visit was only 2 nights but I would definitely stay again. Location is very central and close to the beach. Room is very spacious and clean. Breakfast is excellent (didn't really need to have lunch). Owners made us feel very welcome. Would definitely recommend the hotel

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Thank Roberta B
Clare_House, Owner at Clare House, responded to this review

Hello Roberta I am so glad you enjoyed your time with us, and thank you for the review, I do hope you all come back and see us one day. More 

Sutton
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2016

Very comfortable and well run hotel that I would highly recommend. The owners were helpful and welcoming. Rooms were big enough and well appointed and breakfast was very good. I'd certainly stay again.

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Thank John C
Clare_House, Owner at Clare House, responded to this review

Hello John, thank you for taking the time to review us here at Clare House, I do hope we will see you both again in the future. More 

England
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31 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2016 via mobile

Stayed here for 3 nights. Diane and Alan made us very welcome. The room was clean and comfortable with added extras such as robes and slippers and toiletries, that you would not normally get in a b&b. Breakfast was amazing, massive choice including eggs Benedict. Smoked salmon and scrambled eggs as well as more traditional fare. The freshly baked bread... More 

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Clare_House, Owner at Clare House, responded to this review

Hi we are so glad you enjoyed you stay with us here at Clare House, please do come back again one day. More 

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Amenities

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  • Free Breakfast
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
A home for you while you are away from home in a 5 Star Gold Award Guest House that also boasts a coveted VisitBritain Breakfast Award 3 years in a row. At Clare House we aim to provide you a home from home at the beautiful seaside resort of Swanage on the World Heritage Jurassic Coast. We are less than 200 metres from the award winning beach and the 2012 pier of the year, with town centre restaurants and bars only a few minutes walk. We are also only a few minutes from newly refurbished Durlston Country Park and the stunning clifftop walks. For breakfast we prefer to use Homemade, locally-sourced or Fairtrade produce. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Clare House

Address: 1 Park Road, Swanage BH19 2AA, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Dorset > Isle of Purbeck > Swanage
Price Range: $111 - $153 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Clare House 5*
Number of rooms: 6
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Clare House Hotel Swanage
Clare House Swanage, Dorset
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