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All reviewsyouth hostelgames roomself catering kitchenbunk bedsshared facilitiesold housetea towelssteep hillyoung familyfriendly member of staffnice place to staya lovely sea viewhot waterannual visitgreat facilitieslate at nightshort walk
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Short break 9-12 April, only recently reopened after refurbishment. Lovely large,well equipped kitchen/ dining area, all new and well arranged. We had an en suite room on the first floor, unfortunately a teething problem with the sink not draining, we were offered an alternative room...More

Thank Linda S
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We booked an en suite room for 4 people The building has just been renovated. The location is great although up the top of a hill. Great views across the bays if you manage to get a room at the front.. we had room 16...More

Thank Julie Patricia B
Response from 220Garry, Manager at YHA SwanageResponded 3 days ago

Hello Julie Thank you for review and I am pleased you enjoyed you stay and really like the work carried out during our £1.5m investment. we very much look forward to seeing you all again soon.

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

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

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US$36 - US$124 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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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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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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"ask for a sea view"
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"avoid this flea pit at all costs"
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"there is only a single plug socket in every room - bring an extension lead for multiplugs"
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