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AL FRESCO DINING! GARDEN GETS SUN ALL DAY
House is 5 mins walk from town/beach and steam train !
KITCHEN WITH WASHING MACHINE/DRYER, DISHWASHER,COFFEE MACHINE
TWIN BEDROOM
BUNK ROOM
KIDS LOVE THEIR LOUNGE IN ROOF WITH SEA VEIW and another wc
HOUSE AREA MILL POND
SUNNY COURTYARD GARDEN
NATIONAL TRUST STUDLAND BAY -NICE CAFE
SWANAGE RAILWAY TRIPS TO CORFE CASTLE 5 MINS WALK FROM HOUSE
FISHING OFF THE PIER, KAYAKING FOR THE DAY
STUDLAND BEACH SAND DUNES AND WALKS
WALK TO DURLSTON  CASTLE FROM HOUSE ALONG THE COASTPATH PAST THE LIGHTHOUSE
OLD HARRY ROCKS FROM SWANAGE
SWANAGE PIER
SWANAGE BLUE FLAG BEACH
SWANAGE BAY
NATURE RESERVE 300M FROM HOUSE
SWANAGE BEACH BY BULL & BOAT RESTUARANT
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Cottage -
3 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 6
Swanage, Isle of Purbeck, Dorset, England

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amanda B
West Bridgford, United Kingdom
Level 5 Contributor
65 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
“Fabulous!”
Reviewed October 23, 2013 for a stay in October 2013

Upon walking into this beautifull cottage it was obvious that Alison the owner had fabulous taste. The decor was gorgeous and nothing had been overlooked. I have been staying in Swanage for the last 27 years and this cottage is the best have stayed in. I can't wait to return next year. It truly is a home from home. The kids loved the attic room. Everything in the house reeks of quality. The welcome gifts were appreciated, even though I am not supposed to eat sugar I soon polished off the biscuits. Thank you for letting us stay. It was lovely.

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Liked best: The decor
Traveling group: Teenagers
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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SARobinso...
Leicester, United Kingdom
Level 6 Contributor
220 reviews
96 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 171 helpful votes
“heavenly home by the sea”
Reviewed October 14, 2013 for a stay in October 2013
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We have just returned from a wonderful 4 night stay in this beautiful home. Nothing has been over looked. It is so well maintained, beautifully decorated and very well equipped. We can't speak highly enough of the place and the owner who was very friendly, helpful and always available at the end of the phone. Thanks Alison, we can't wait to return.

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Liked best: Warm, cosy, beautifully decorated, great location
Liked least: No wifi
Traveling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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warwickshire
Reviewed October 3, 2013 for a stay in September 2013

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Liked best: We liked eveything
Liked least: there was nothing to dislike
Traveling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Friends getaway Older travelers
Families with young children
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Stockport, United Kingdom
Reviewed September 30, 2013 for a stay in September 2013

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Liked best: the quirky decor & humourous touches plus thoughtful extras
Liked least: that we couldn't stay longer!
Traveling group: Friends
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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308cwalte...
London, United Kingdom
1 review
“Beautiful seaside cottage - great for family holiday.”
Reviewed September 4, 2013 for a stay in August 2013

We stayed at this cottage with our two young children (7 and 18 months) in August and had a fanstastic holiday. The cottage is beautifully decorated with everything you need. My daughter loved the bunk bed pirate room, and the chill out room at the top is perfect with seaviews, a stereo, tv and a small snooker table! Booking was really easy, and Alison was very very helpful. The cottage is in a good location very near the high street and beach, and there is a well stocked shop 1 minute away and a lovely pub with good food 1 minute away (you don't hear any noise though). The surrounding area is beautiful and you can get around very easily even without a car.

I would definately recommend this cottage to friends.

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Liked best: how beautiful the cottage was, and the seaside feel of it, and the room at the top!
Liked least: Leaving!
Traveling group: Young Children
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Reviewed August 18, 2013 for a stay in August 2013

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Liked best: Interior decor & location
Liked least: Parking a problem & limited cleaning products supplied.
Traveling group: Young Children
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Friends getaway Families with young children
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Was this review helpful? Yes
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Management Response
Aug 19, 2013
We are delighted to hear that you loved the house so much.Where the house is situated you can ALWAYS unload/pick up right outside. August is a busy time but we have never had any real problems parking nearby and once parked rarely use the car again until we leave.I have made a note to stock up on dishwasher tablets etc.
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Northampton, United Kingdom
Reviewed August 5, 2013 for a stay in July 2013

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Liked best: The decor.
Liked least: Uncomfortable bunk bed mattress.
Traveling group: Extended Family
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Families with young children
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  • Would you recommend the location of this property?
  • Was it a good value for the price paid?
Was this review helpful? Yes
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