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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)
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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 4 weeks ago

Well...what do you expect? An impossible task to turn a dated hotel built in 1898 in to a five-star property, without a huge investment. So the hotel has, as other reviewers have pointed out, tired decor and bathrooms which need updating. All discerning visitors have...More

Thank layaboutEngland_
Response from Lindsay B, General Manager at Grand Hotel SwanageResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your review. It is a lovely building with an Iconic position and we are pleased to be embracing our refurbishment of the hotel which does take time. We have a fabulous team in place...

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Just returned from a weekend's walking in Swanage. Twenty of us stayed here. The staff could not have been more helpful and friendly. The meals were brilliant. Dietry needs were catered for (Soya milk, gluten free bread and gluten free linguine).Service couldn't be faulted. Nothing...More

Thank John D
Response from Lindsay B, General Manager at Grand Hotel SwanageResponded 3 weeks ago

Excellent review thank you. Your comments are very much appreciated by the team and we look forward to your return visit to us in the future.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed for a 2 day break on a Travelzoo budget deal which represented good value for money. The hotel is a little tired but the management seem to be improving things. The staff were all friendly and helpful and the service was good. We...More

Thank Terry H
Response from Lindsay B, General Manager at Grand Hotel SwanageResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you and glad to hear that you enjoyed your two day break with us. The sea view upgrades are well worth it with our stunning views.

Reviewed 19 March 2018 via mobile

We stayed here as a group of two couples and had a really lovely weekend. The sea views are stunning and the rooms were really nice. The breakfast and lounge areas were extremely nice, the breakfast was delicious and the breakfast staff were excellent. There...More

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Response from Lindsay B, General Manager at Grand Hotel SwanageResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your review are views are quire stunning. Also good to hear that you enjoyed listening to the music on the Saturday evening.

Reviewed 18 March 2018 via mobile

We had a lovely 2 night stay here on a Travelzoo offer. The hotel is a little dated but quirky and adds character. The room we had was small but adequate and a comfortable bed. We had a couple of unforeseen issues during our stay...More

Thank LinnyWestSussex
Response from Lindsay B, General Manager at Grand Hotel SwanageResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your review and comments which are important to us. We look forward to your return visit soon.

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Pool
Free Parking
Restaurant
Free Internet
Bar/Lounge
Beachfront
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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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
Room types
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Eunice A
24 December 2017|
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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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"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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