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Dronfield, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The first time to Dorset and a very warm and welcoming place to stay, the standard of the Rivendell is very high the husband and wife team are very welcoming.The bedroom we stayed in was well appointed,the bathroom was spacious and clean. The breakfast was very well presented with fresh bread every morning and a very good selection for the... More 

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a great stay at the rivendell.The rooms are spotless with plenty of bathroom accessories.The breakfast was delicious with a superb range on offer.Kevin and Lyn were very friendly and helpful without being too obtrusive and the lady that served breakfast was too.Overall this place was priceless.Thankyou Kevin and Lyn

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

My husband and I stayed at Rivendell for three nights and thought it was wonderful. We were warmly welcomed by the proprietor, who was very helpful during our stay. She providing ironing facilities as needed and gave us advice on local taxi companies, we felt well looked after. Even the housekeeper was friendly, asking us each morning about our day... More 

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Surrey, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have stayed at the Rivendell many times, the last being in 2013. The very high standards have been maintained, the room spotless and the breakfast superb. The homemade scones, bread and jams are just wonderful. We always get a warm welcome from Lyn and Kevin who have become friends over the years. I know we will return again and... More 

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Crayford, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had the great pleasure to stay at the Rivendell over the weekend of 15-17th July. Our room was lovely, breakfast was superb and our welcome was warm yet unobtrusive. My partner left a couple of pieces of clothing which Lyn and Kevin mailed to us the day after our departure. Can't recommend the Rivendell highly enough.

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

The room was great, beautifully furnished and with everything we needed. And the breakfast is fantastic, with as much as possible being home made. I loved the muesli, granola & pancakes and the cooked breakfast was amazing. It's a great location, with a flat walk into town & nearby parking. Lyn and Kevin are very friendly & helpful. Couldn't have... More 

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Enfield, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2016 via mobile

Have stayed at Rivendell 4 times. Rooms are beautiful. Breakfast is fantastic. Had so much to eat didn't need anything else till dinnertime. Polite friendly and helpful. Can't do enough to help clients.

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Sheerness, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2016

The last thing you want to hear on arrival after an awful journey is the phrase 'We've been trying to contact you all day ... ' Turns out that our room had suffered an unfortunate plumbing malfunction prior to our arrival and was temporarily out of commission. This could have been A Very Bad Thing. However, all credit for how... More 

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Slough, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2016

As a regular visitor to Swanage, my annual stay in the town for the past nine years has always been at the Rivendell Guest House. Hospitality is excellent, the accommodation very good, the breakfasts are fantastic, and Rivendell is location close to the town centre and seafront. Regards Mike

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Reading, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2016

My Autistic son and i could not have been made more welcome.. We stayed for 2 nights in a lovely room,bright and airy. In fact the whole place was charming with a cosy feel.. We have stayed in Swanage many times and keep coming back for both the stunning bay and of corse the lovely old steam trains.. Thank you... More 

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Amenities

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  • Beachfront
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Beachfront
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Welcome to Rivendell Guest House in Swanage, Dorset, AA 4*Highly Commended and also have an AA breakfast award, with nine bedrooms, all en suite, full English breakfast, guest lounge with open fire. Our relaxed and friendly Family run guest house is perfectly situated on a level position only 5 minutes from the beach, shops and Swanage Steam Railway. We are also within easy reach of the outstanding Isle of Purbeck and Dorset coast where you will find superb diving, walking, cycling, climbing and bird watching opportunities. Over looking the beautiful parish church of St Mary the Virgin. Your hosts Lyn and Kevin offer a friendly and relaxed stay at Rivendell and we are on hand to offer practical help and advice to ensure you enjoy your time in Swanage. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Rivendell Guest House

Address: 58 Kings Road West | Swanage, Dorset, Swanage BH19 1HR, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Dorset > Isle of Purbeck > Swanage
Price Range: $91 - $105 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Rivendell Guest House 4*
Number of rooms: 9
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