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Farnham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 October 2015

The Grand is situated in an elevated position, overlooking Swanage bay, on the eastern edge of the town. It is a 20 minute walk from the town centre, railway and bus station although there is a bus route/stop just 4 mins. from the hotel. Whilst the hotel could do with some modernisation, particularly in the bedrooms which were very clean,,...

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Farnborough, England
Reviewed 7 October 2015

Last Autumn, 2014, I began looking for a Hotel in the Purbecks to accommodate 48 members of our walking group in September 2015. I found the Grand Hotel on the internet and my husband and I decided to go to have a look at the hotel before making a decision. The hotel itself looked a little tired but the location...

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Kingston upon Thames, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 October 2015 via mobile

The grand is the only hotel of any Size in Swanage but is sorely in need of a refit. As with other reviews staff are good but the whole place is shabby and not in a chic way. In the conservatory there are broken window catches that have been like that for three years. Overall it needs a decent refit...

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1Thank BluetouchUK
Rickmansworth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 30 September 2015 via mobile

We booked a short stay with friends, we opted for sea view and evening meal, Having not stayed at this hotel before I had some concerns about food standard, I need not have worried, the food was excellent. at breakfast they cooked what ever we asked for and this was complimented by a good range of cold buffet. Dinner in...

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1Thank Duckman23
London
Reviewed 30 September 2015

I booked a double room at The Grand Hotel Swanage for my husband's birthday at the beginning of September. We had previously been to Swanage and loved it there plus I had made a dinner reservation at The Pig on the Beach as a surprise and wanted somewhere locally to stay. I had read the reviews about the hotel before...

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2Thank KatherineRay
Denham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 September 2015

We booked two nights here this week having stayed at this hotel last year. We had a lovely time, some of the comments about this hotel are rather negative. However the beauty of this hotel is it's character and charm and it's fantastic location overlooking Swanage Bay. The staff were brilliant, nothing was too much trouble. Food was lovely with...

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1Thank bakdeb
Clayton-le-Moors, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 September 2015

I really wanted to like this place, I really did because the staff were all so lovely but alas, staff alone, a decent hotel doth not make. We stayed for two nights in one of the Twin Sea View Rooms and to say this room hadn't seen a cleaner other than Mrs Overall (Two Soups) in a while was the...

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2Thank Gary H
Greater London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 September 2015

Building a little tired but has atmosphere and charm. Views are outstanding. The food is very, very good indeed. Staff, polite, extremely friendly and offer excellent customer service. Nothing is too much trouble for this hard working, professional team. Will most definitely return for a longer stay. Thank you so much.

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Reviewed 25 September 2015 via mobile

Would only recommend for a brief visit! Parking inadequate with tiny spaces, rooms very dated and a bit grubby, very squeaky floorboards and beds, mouldy shower screens and never found a wifi signal once ! Expensive and overrated However ...staff are pleasant and helpful and the location is great with lovely views

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1Thank JollyCheryl
Reviewed 24 September 2015

Lovely hotel with great views and great location. The room was a let down, mattress too soft and shower was tiny, the hotel could do with some modernisation. The food for dinner was excellent though and that added to the view and location did out weigh the drawbacks with the room. Parking is also a problem, no where near enough...

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Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Beachfront
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
Food & drink at the hotel
The Cabin
The Cabin
Cuisines: British, Bar, Cafe, Pub
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service

Additional Information about Grand Hotel Swanage

Address: Burlington Road, Swanage BH19 1LU, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Dorset > Isle of Purbeck > Swanage
Price Range: RM437 - RM885 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Grand Hotel Swanage 3*
Number of rooms: 30
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  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

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“,always book a sea view”
 of 5 bubbles 491katiet, 3 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Quiet overlooking the beach. Twin room was quite small but adequate. Rooms with balcony are bigger.”
 of 5 bubbles MaureenJ849, 20 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Must have a sea view room.....super!”
 of 5 bubbles Jenny1011, 11 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Sea view worth every penny!”
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“Recommend the sea view rooms”
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