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YHA Swanage

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“youth hostel”(14 reviews)
“games room”(22 reviews)
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All reviewsyouth hostelgames roomself catering kitchenbunk bedsshared facilitieshill overlooking the seacommon roomold housefriendly member of stafffield triptea towelssteep hillyoung familynice place to stayannual visitshort walk from the town centrehot water
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Reviewed 4 July 2017

Thought we'd stay for 1 night to check it out with the other night in The Grand on Burlington road. 3 of us with breakfast for just over £40. Brilliant atmosphere with lots of other families enjoying playing games (TV broken but all the better...More

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Response from 220Garry, Manager at YHA SwanageResponded 5 July 2017

Thank you for your review, it's great to read the positive feedback, especially in terms of the value for money and staff. Everyone working here gives 100% in trying to make sure all our guests have a great stay. Just as importantly though, thank you...More

Reviewed 16 June 2017

Lovely old house, good kitchen, huge well-equipped games room and comfy lounge with sea views. Great location, just a few minutes up a steep hill from the high street. Fantastic views from the rooms at the front. Helpful, friendly staff. Comfy mattresses and bedding, clean...More

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Response from 220Garry, Manager at YHA SwanageResponded 19 June 2017

Thank you for taking time to write us a review. We are really pleased to see that you enjoyed you stay with us. As previously mentioned in other replies, you will be pleased to know that YHA Swanage is scheduled to have a major refurbishment...More

Reviewed 14 June 2017

Fantastic place and great team. Lovely games room - don't bother replacing the TV- its not necessary. Main problem for me was the bed mattress. So uncomfortable. Mattress too hard even with my thermarest on top!More

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Response from 220Garry, Manager at YHA SwanageResponded 15 June 2017

Thank you for your valued feedback. The mattresses are new, which may be why they are still quite hard, but you comments will be fed back to our procurement team. The decision of replacing the TV, after someone kind broke the screen by hitting it...More

Reviewed 13 June 2017

The hostel staff were polite and helpful. the food was better than I have had at other hostels. Our children 3,6 and 8yrs old loved the games room. Location perfect with young children as everything a short walking distance. We enjoyed the steam train and...More

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Response from 220Garry, Manager at YHA SwanageResponded 22 June 2017

Great to read you and the family had an enjoyable stay with us. I will make mention the positive comments about the food and staff attitude during the next team meeting. Thank you. The beautiful sandy beaches in and around Swanage are fantastic and really...More

Reviewed 13 June 2017

A lovely characterful old house with wonderful views over Swanage Bay. We have 4 young children and this youth hostel provided everything we needed to have a really enjoyable short break in half term. A fabulous location with lots to do. We had a wonderful...More

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Response from 220Garry, Manager at YHA SwanageResponded 15 June 2017

Thank you for taking time to write a review about your stay. We are all really pleased to read that you had an enjoyable stay and very much look forward to welcoming you back to YHA Swanage and our fantastic views across Swanage Bay.

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US$60 - US$124 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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US$60 - US$124 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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