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Fleet, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Me and my boyfriend stayed here for carnival week and the pub was very disappointing. The shower was a drip..each day it got worse and worse. Shower was not cleaned when the room was made up. The bedside tables were dirty. Under the beds we're old hair brushes and clothes from other people! Man that served breakfast smelt like urine... More 

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St. Albans, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Was going to have lunch at the White Swan until we saw the state of the garden. Newspapers, napkins, and ash trays all over the floor. Empty glasses everywhere. Food might have been OK but didn’t want to take the chance. Not what you would have expected in Swanage high street

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went to Swanage the other day ( 15th of July which was a Friday ) with my best friend to choose and but out fairy dresses for the fairy festival coming up next month in Burley new forest. After shopping we wanted to sit down for a nice meal somewhere as we were both hungry. This was about 15.30, every... More 

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visited with family. Had a great meal, (pie with loads of meat) plenty of pub grub to choose from and really friendly service. Nothing was too much trouble for the waitress. Would happily return for another meal.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2016

Stopped off when in Swanage to have lunch with friends. Had a little dog so not easy. Staff here were so welcoming and friendly despite being VERY BUSY. Nothing was too much problem. Lovely food and a very pleasant ambience. Would certainly recommend a visit.

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tadley hants
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2016 via mobile

Walked in off the street at a busy time. We were offered a table outside under a marque as we had a dog. Outside was great as it was hot ! Ordering at the bar is never an easy task for a man with big orders. Food was great and so was the drinks , next time I'll be hungry... More 

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Fareham
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2016

This pub is a total disgrace everybody beware they have two pricing structures, if you are a visitor to Swanage you pay 40p more for a pint of Beer more than if you are a local I am trying to establish if this discrimination is legal

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2016 via mobile

Great pub, lovely room and helpful staff who, mainly Zoe! Rang round and got me a room for my second night after I stupidly cancelled my booking online!! But the one night I did have there was perfectly adequate and very well priced for town centre accommodation, I didn't have breakfast as they didn't start till 9 and I had... More 

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Herne Bay, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2016 via mobile

Do wonder if we went to somewhere else when reading others reviews! Pleasant staff but the place is generally a bit grubby and in need of some tlc.Room adequate but travelodge better value, worth travelling from poole. Room vvv hot,small and like a student bedsit, although the tv probably didn't have as many channels Oh and don't have a cooked... More 

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Hampshire UK
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2016 via mobile

Dropped in to The White Swan looking for a beer and some lunch. Friendly welcome in the bar, good choice of real ale with tasters willingly given. We had the Seafood Platter and Baked Crab, both recommended and good value for money. Food arrived promptly, beautifully presented, plentiful and very tasty, served in the rear garden. Because of it's position... More 

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Amenities

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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Beachfront
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
If you are looking for a traditional English pub with friendly staff and a great atmosphere then look no further. Found in the sunny, coastal town of Swanage in Dorset, The White Swan has under gone a major transformation in the last few years, giving it a more fresh, modern look with out taking away any of its rustic charm. The present owner Simon Ginn took over the business at the start of 2008, having spent many years in pubs up and down the country. He has used all his experience and knowledge from being in front of the bar and taken it behind the scenes, his aim to turn the White Swan into one of the best pubs in town. Why not come and see for yourself what we have to offer. You can relax in the bar and choose from our wide selection of beverages, including local real ales, ciders, a variety of draught and bottled beers and an extensive wine list. Enjoy a meal in our restaurant; our menu offers something for everybody or you can try one of our popular daily specials. Located at the rear of the pub is our secluded, walled garden where it is easy to forget you are in the centre of town and just sit back and enjoy the sunshine and if you are looking for somewhere to lay your head, then try one of our clean and comfortable letting rooms. What ever it is you are looking for, you can be sure of a warm, friendly welcome and we promise you, you won't be disappointed. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The White Swan

Address: 31 High Street | The Square, Swanage BH19 2LT, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Dorset > Isle of Purbeck > Swanage
Price Range: $128 - $157 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 5
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