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Grand Hotel Swanage

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  • Excellent31%
  • Very good40%
  • Average16%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible4%
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“sea view”(125 reviews)
“private beach”(15 reviews)
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Free Internet
Free Parking
Breakfast Buffet
Beachfront
Pool
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Reviewed 7 June 2016 via mobile

My husband and I have just come back from a 2 day break for our anniversary using 'Secret Escapes, savvy saver'. The hotel has the most beautiful views over the sea, which are second to none and the gardens are very well kept. The staff...More

4  Thank Debbie J
Reviewed 7 June 2016

We visited the hotel for one night with my parents after booking with secret escapes. We were greeted by Lindsey she is a credit to the hotel showing us around and making us feel very welcome as did all the staff. Also Chrissie in the...More

1  Thank susieq045
Reviewed 5 June 2016

An overnight stay in a traditional Victorian hotel on the clifftop at the E end of Swanage. Views of Swanage Bay are simply stunning and the town itself is accessible by 10 minute walk either along the road or down a flight of steps on...More

1  Thank Fred H
Reviewed 3 June 2016

6 of us booked for an afternoon tea to celebrate a birthday, food wise it was probably the worst experience we have ever encountered. Everything was stale and dry. The Macaroons were inedible, the cake was dry, the scones were dry and the selection of...More

3  Thank maggiewadeson
Response from Lindsay B, General Manager at Grand Hotel SwanageResponded 16 June 2016

I am very concerned to hear your comments as we pride ourselves with our Afternoon/High Teas. Please can you contact me directly as I would like to have the opportunity to discuss this further with you. Kind regards Lindsay Bish General Manager.

Reviewed 2 June 2016

Spent 6 days as part of a group of 21 friends walking the coast. Great food, great rooms, great staff. The packed lunches were very welcome on our walks and there was a good variety of choices offered. The weather was fantastic and we made...More

Thank Judy B
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Amenities
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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
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$171 - US$214 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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US$171 - US$214 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
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Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Jaspreet D
5 May 2018|
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Response from CXP61 | Reviewed this property |
Very limited in site parking but large public car park 5 mins away
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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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Room Tips
"Good view but you can't open the windows because the pigeons will come in so it's very warm."
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"Try and have a room at the front overlooking the sea"
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"Go for a sea view room if you can. I stayed in 203 which was lovely"
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"Try to secure a room with a sea view - it's worth the extra cost."
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