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    YHA Swanage

    20 Cluny Crescent, Swanage BH19 2BS, England
    011 44 345 371 9346
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    Overview
    • Excellent40%
    • Very good36%
    • Average15%
    • Poor5%
    • Terrible4%
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    “youth hostel” (14 reviews)
    “games room” (22 reviews)
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    Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

    Nice place to stay,the room was clean. good location,some rooms have sea views. Was very glad I booked this place as wasn't sure about stopping in a youth hostel. The staff were great. Wish this place was open all year round as would book it...More

    Thank biggeno
    Response from 220Garry, Manager at YHA SwanageResponded 9 October 2017

    Hello biggeno. Thank you for taking time to write us a review and it's fantastic to read that you enjoyed your stay. I am pleased to inform you that YHA Swanage is usually open all year, but unfortunately not this winter as we will be...More

    Property's Favourite Review
    Reviewed 19 April 2017

    Being an old house, the hostel is spacious. Going out of season, just before Easter, it seemed almost empty so had excellent lounge, cooking, showering and sleeping facilities. I had one evening meal there, which was very good. It is up a bit of a...More

    Thank active_traveller_UK
    Response from 220Garry, Manager at YHA SwanageResponded 24 April 2017

    Thank you for your review, which was a pleasure to read. YHA Swanage is a beautiful Victorian house & the oak panelling in the lounge give it a sense of grandeur. It is as you mentioned a fantastic location for walking this end of the...More

    Reviewed 5 October 2017 via mobile

    Couldn't ask for much more, clean rooms good food and friendly staff!! Our room also had a lovely sea view and the showers were clean and well kept. I would definitely recommend the hostel as it is very well managed and maintained!More

    Thank benc12345
    Response from 220Garry, Manager at YHA SwanageResponded 7 October 2017

    Hello BenC. Thank you for taking the time to leave us such a great review, it's very much appreciated and highlights all the hard work by the staff making sure our group stays are memorable experience. Whilst you found the hostel well maintained, I am...More

    Reviewed 18 September 2017

    I stayed for two night this weekend. The place is very clean and tidy with plenty of showers and toilets. The showers were very good with no problems with having enough hot water any time I used them. The communal areas are very pleasant. Really...More

    Thank Gilly456
    Response from 220Garry, Manager at YHA SwanageResponded 19 September 2017

    Hello Gilly456. Thank you very much for taking time to write us review. We are all really pleased to read that you had a great stay and enjoyed breakfast, which is great value for money at only £6.25. Even cheaper if you book online via...More

    Reviewed 24 August 2017 via mobile

    I stayed here with my 4 children. The room was fine but the 2 showers on our floor were broken - not good as after swimming I had to search other floors for showers. Hard work!! The TV in the games room was broken so...More

    Thank jojomac1968
    Response from 220Garry, Manager at YHA SwanageResponded 25 August 2017

    Hello Jojomac I am really sorry & understand your disappointment. Unfortunately it did take longer than anticipated to fix both showers. An engineer came out to try and fix them but were beyond repair and unfortunately both had to be replaced with new ones, which...More

    Purbeck House Hotel & Louisa Lodge
    543 reviews
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    Grand Hotel Swanage
    963 reviews
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    The Pines Hotel
    449 reviews
    #3 of 6 hotels in Swanage
    1.7 km
     
    About
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    • Top amenities
    • Free Internet
    • Free Parking
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Meeting Rooms
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Self-Serve Laundry
    • Things to do
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$32 - US$117 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 22
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    • Dorset >
    • Isle of Purbeck >
    • Swanage
    • Also Known As
    • YHA Swanage Dorset
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    Annette L
    25 July 2016|
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    Response from 220Garry | Property representative |
    Yes, all bedding is provided. We do not provided towels, although these can be hired for just £2.00.
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    Russ W
    15 November 2014|
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    Response from 220Garry | Property representative |
    Hello. Most of our rooms have a lockable box under the bed, which you will require a padlock for. A drying room is available for all guests as well as laundry facilities (washing machine & tumble dryer for a small fee... More
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    "We had room 14 and could hear a fan whirring so ear plugs might be beneficial."
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    "there is only a single plug socket in every room - bring an extension lead for multiplugs"
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