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Grand Hotel Swanage

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  • Excellent31%
  • Very good40%
  • Average16%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible4%
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“sea view”(121 reviews)
“third floor”(20 reviews)
Free Internet
Free Parking
Breakfast Buffet
Beachfront
Pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
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3 Star Hotel
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All reviewssea viewthe general managerthird floorprivate beachbar menulovely old hotelseen better daysnight breaksome tlcshort breakfabulous viewsroom was clean and comfortablesunday lunchcar parkingthe cliffrelaxing breakfantastic location
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We were made really welcome at this hotel. The staff were brilliant and nothing was too much trouble. The hotel itself was very comfortable and the views from the bedrooms with a sea-view are stunning. The meals in the dining room were first class.

Thank Paul K
Reviewed 6 days ago

Just spent 2 night break in this hotel. It was a lovely experience. we had a twin room overlooking Swanage bay. The room was light, bright, spotless & had 3 comfortable chairs!, something we rarely get. Bijou ensuite but perfectly satisfactory.Views were stunning,with interesting activity...More

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Response from Lindsay B, General Manager at Grand Hotel SwanageResponded 5 days ago

Excellent review, thank you from the Team and we very much look forward to welcoming you back again with us.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice hotel, good location. Parking was full outside but there’s lots of space along the road. The staff are lovely. The breakfast was included and was great, had orange/apple juice, croissants, menu to select anything you want. I ordered a full english and could add...More

Thank Ryan M
Response from Lindsay B, General Manager at Grand Hotel SwanageResponded 5 days ago

Excellent review Ryan, thank you. Yes we have been presented from Visit England our breakfast award for the past three years- glad to hear that you enjoyed it. We look forward to your return visit to us.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We booked last minute.(book direct)much better deal. The team are friendly.All we encountered looked smart and professional. As some reviewers state .it has some areas that need update.The room we had was no sea view but fine. Parking is limited but found space on road...More

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Response from Lindsay B, General Manager at Grand Hotel SwanageResponded 5 days ago

Thank you for your excellent review and very pleased that you had such a relaxing stay with us. Yes we do have plans afoot to refurbish and we will certainly be retaining it;s character.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellent staff: helpful, willing and cheerful. Amazing views across Swanage Bay, lovely gardens and a super location. Very good food, both dinner and breakfast. It is especially nice to see, nowadays, that breakfast is cooked to order, not a buffet. The room, on the second...More

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Pool
Free Parking
Restaurant
Free Internet
Bar/Lounge
Beachfront
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Meeting Rooms
Conference Facilities
Breakfast Available
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Pool
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Heated pool
Indoor pool
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US$159 - US$226 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Price range
US$159 - US$226 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
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Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Eunice A
24 December 2017|
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Response from Lindsay B | Property representative |
We do not accept pets unfortunately, unless guide dogs or hearing dogs...
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gracelillian
29 May 2017|
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Response from Lindsay B | Property representative |
Hello , yes we can cater for this. Please mention at the time of booking. Kind regards Lindsay Bish,General Manager.
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christopher g
19 May 2017|
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Response from Lindsay B | Property representative |
All of our ground floor public areas and dining rooms are on one level and we have a lift to all floors. We have a Twin/double room with en-suite shower that may suit. If you would like to speak with me directly, please... More
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Room Tips
"Sea view rooms are lovely"
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"Check that you have a sea view. Rooms on the first floor appear to be better."
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"Go for a sea view, it is the whole point of a hotel like this."
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"Rooms at the rear of the hotel offer the best view."
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