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Rivendell Guest House

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Enfield, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW 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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6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

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 4 days ago NEW

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 5 days ago NEW

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

room was excellent ,food was excellent,coulndt praise it enough, freindly ,homely, family run, Guest House, location easy access to ameneties,close to the Famous Swanage Raiway, [fall out of bed] your on the train going to Corfe Castle, local Bus terminus at station to ,buses going to and from Poole Bournemouth and Studland Bay, etc good base for trekkers and walkers,... More 

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4 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I stayed for two nights. The en suite room was clean and comfortable, we were able to park just across the road, and it's barely 15 minutes walk to the beach. We didn't have breakfast, but there's a Co-op just along the road (within a couple of minutes walk) and lots of cafes locally. I loved the... More 

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

my wife and I have just spent a utterly lovely week in Swanage staying at the Rivendell. kevin and Lyn are the perfect hosts, incredibly friendly, and helpful. The rooms were beautifully decorated, clean and comfortable. The breakfasts were out of this world.If you are thinking of staying in the Purbeck region I cannot recommend this hotel high enough. A... More 

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Sevenoaks
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have just spent a very pleasant week at the Rivendell Guest House. This was our third visit and we plan to return next year. Lyn and Kevin are so welcoming and helpful and it is always a pleasure to stay with them and to look forward to their delicious breakfasts and freshly baked bread and pastries which make a... More 

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Reading, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2016 via mobile

Stayed for 2 nights at Rivendell, and it was brilliant. The house is fantastic, absolutely spotless, room was amazing, so comfortable with a great ensuite too. Kevin and Lyn went out of their way to make us both feel welcome, and were both so friendly and chatty. The breakfast was just brilliant...literally can't go wrong! Defiantly recommend!

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Gillingham, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2016 via mobile

After a booking.com mistake my partner and I found ourselves in this really lovely guest house. The place is lovely, friendly and well run. We really enjoyed our weekend and plan on returning. The cleanliness, facilities and breakfast choices were fantastic and I cannot recommend this place highly enough. Just to say thank you and can't wait to come back.

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Amenities

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  • Beachfront
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • 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 Rd West | Swanage, Dorset, Swanage BH19 1HR, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Dorset > Isle of Purbeck > Swanage
Price Range: $90 - $106 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Rivendell Guest House 4*
Number of rooms: 9
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