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The Rookery

04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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Cirencester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely,old Victorian house,with all mod cons,with amazing high ceilings and original ornate plasterwork.Superb breakfast, and the most comfortable bed I have ever slept in.All in all,a very pleasant stay.Would highly recommend.

Thank molliemilo1
Northampton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Just back from a wonderful weekend at The Rookery! The new owners, Alan and Charlene, had taken waht was a very good guesthouse and made it even better. The new residents bar is set to be fully operational soon and will be another good addition, time to chat to fellow guests about the area and days out.... The rooms are...

Thank Tim H
Bridgend, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Booked 2 night stay for family celebration. Quiet guest house recently renovated. Comfortable room with all amenities. En-suite clean and more than adequate. Comfortable bed. Breakfast cooked to order and good variety of food. Wi-Fi free and good speed. Parking space available. Value for money with friendly owners. Will definitely stay on next visit and thoroughly recommend.

1Thank RH53ARH
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Booked this guest house last minute for myself, husband and son, and what a little gem it turned out to be. Alan and Charlene were wonderful hosts and nothing was to much for them. Breakfast was absolutely delicious, the black pudding (if you like it) was the best I've tasted in a long time. Only a minute walk to the...

2Thank Carla L
Malmesbury, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Just back from a fantastic mini break at The Rookery (previously the Danesfort). The location is fantastic - just a 2 minute walk to the gorgeous beach. Highly recommend the veggie cooked breakfast and my children also enjoyed eating pizzas at the Rookery in the evening - which was a great option for dinner after the long drive from home!...

1Thank kiz2017
Farnborough, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 April 2017

Stayed at The Danesfort (NB soon to be re-named 'The Rookery' I believe) for a few days in March with family and friends attending the blues festival. The rooms were very comfortable, excellent breakfasts and facilities. Nothing was too much trouble for Alan and Charlene, who were very attentive and looked after us extremely well. This included allowing us to...

2Thank nickjones2017
Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

I could only make the last night but the Jones Family had booked all the rooms for the 4 Night 50th Birthday Bash for Nicks 50th , to tie in with the towns Blues Festival . Everyone had a great time and loved this B and B , and we'll definately be returning for a short break at sometime ....

1Thank robpace333
Reviewed 24 February 2017

Superb stay - my wife and our 5yr old boy stayed here for weekend and can only say it was superb - Lovely family room lots of space - big double comfortable bed and bunk beds for our son who loved it. Very family friendly, great location - from here we managed to get to Portland bill, Weymouth, Durdle Door,...

1Thank geezer1England
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 February 2017

Handy and really welcoming B&B. Family friendly. Just a few minutes from the (sandy) beach, with two handy pub/restaurants within 5 minute walk. Comfy double room had ensuite and hostess tray. Other rooms have bunks for family groups. Generous cooked breakfast, with fresh (hot) croissants, lovely greek yoghurt, porridge, toast. You name it - nothing too much trouble. If you...

1Thank Wandering_starr208
Yateley, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 January 2017

Very welcoming with nice rooms good bed linen. Breakfast was excellent maybe too much but I managed it. Only a very short walk to the beach and a gentle stroll to Swanage town centre along the sea front. Soon to change its name to The Rookery

1Thank lofthouseaj

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  • Free Parking
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Public Wifi
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Rookery is situated just 100 yards from Swanage's sandy beach and just a short stroll from the town centre. We are a family run guest house, offering traditional bed and breakfast, with good quality en suite accomodation and evening meals by arrangement.What we can offer you - Great location near all amenities - pubs, restaurants, bars, shops and the beach. Licensed premises. Private car parking. Nine en-suite rooms - doubles, twins and a single. Family suite with interconnecting rooms. Flat screen digital TV and radio in room. Free Wifi access. Tea and coffee making facilities ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Rookery

Address: 3 Highcliffe Road, Swanage BH19 1LW, England (Formerly Danesfort Guest House)
Region: United Kingdom > England > Dorset > Isle of Purbeck > Swanage
Price Range: RM430 - RM529 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Rookery 3*
Number of rooms: 9
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“Very peaceful as a little off the main road (40 yds),so no traffic noise”
molliemilo1, 17 May 2017 | Read review
“Twin, doubkle and family rooms available, ones I've stayed in have good views”
TimH769, 10 May 2017 | Read review
“Higher rooms have views of the hills at the back and the sea at the front.”
nickjones2017, 4 Apr 2017 | Read review
“All rooms are clean and comfortable”
meiriond, 18 Sep 2014 | Read review
“We were given a room adjoining a double where my parents stayed so we were separate from the rest of the hotel. Great for families.”
georgina6789, 20 Aug 2014 | Read review
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