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91 High Street, Swanage, BH19 2LZ, United Kingdom – Show map
Excellent location — rated 9.3/10! (score from 100 reviews)
Rated by guests after their stay at Purbeck House Hotel & Louisa Lodge.
|Classic Double Room with Sea View|
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Garden, Terrace, Sun terrace
Golf course (within 3 km), Fishing, Hiking, Cycling, Diving, Beachfront, Library
Food & Drink
Restaurant, Bar, Restaurant (à la carte), Snack bar, Special diet menus (on request)
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Free public parking is possible on site (reservation is not needed).
Room service, Packed lunches, Luggage storage, Shared lounge/TV area, Laundry, Dry cleaning, Shoeshine, Trouser press, Meeting/banquet facilities, Fax/photocopying
Newspapers, Safety deposit box, Non-smoking rooms, Facilities for disabled guests, Heating, Non-smoking throughout
15:00 - 00:00 hours
Until 11:00 hours
Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to room type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check the conditions of your required room.
Children and extra beds
All children are welcome.
All children under 2 years stay free of charge when using existing beds.
There is no capacity for extra beds in the room.
Pets are not allowed.
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Based on 100 reviews
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Dating from 1898, this wonderful hotel commands a majestic location, nestled in the heart of the Isle of Purbeck, providing a spectacular view across Swanage Bay and Pevril Point.
Score from 344 reviews Good
Overlooking Poole Park, The Quarterdeck offers rooms with free Wi-Fi. There is ample free parking and New Forest National Park is within easy reach.
Score from 173 reviews Very good
Situated on the Sandbanks Peninsula of Poole Harbour, this elegant hotel features a leisure centre, 2 restaurants and panoramic views of Poole Bay. There is also free Wi-Fi and a beauty spa.
Score from 635 reviews Very good
Situated just 3 minutes’ walk from Swanage Beach, The Swanage Haven Boutique B&B boasts a bar serving evening meals.
Score from 145 reviews Superb
We liked the hotel and garden very much. Room 16 was beautiful, and we liked the informality of the reception of the staff.
The room, as often in hotels, did not provide adequate light for reading - the only good light was over the bed, not by the seating area. The mattress was very hard - we always take our own bed softener with us, just in case, but the bed was still hard, even with it. The cooked breakfast was small - we asked for egg, mushrooms and tomatoes, and received one egg, not many mushrooms and half a tomato.
Atmospheric Victorian house huge room on first floor with views of the bay
No lift for elderly in the main house very enjoyable short break no bottle of water for drinking
Lovely old building and a very comfortable sleep.
Breakfast reminded me of staying in a large hotel chain.Not the best can improve,and the cold water in the room was a bit lacking.
Parking. The garden. Catering. Accommodation. Service.
Sash windows rattled in the wind! Wi-Fi poor.
The staff were really friendly gardens really good and an interesting house. Breakfast was really good.
Room very shabby and badly needs refurbishment. They cannot charge these prices for this quality of accommodation. Bathroom really poor and very, very small.
Location was good, easy walk into the town, room was nice, plenty of storage for my clothes and well serviced.
I struggled with the stairs, having arthritis I found the top floor hard work, if I stayed again I would ask for a ground floor room.
Easy checkin and checkout, plait staff, clean rooms. Good service.
We found all the staff extremely helpful.The room was very large with outstanding views. The food was of a very high standard and was presented perfectly. We enjoyed our stay so much we extended it an extra night.
The only small draw back was the lack of a fridge in the room. My wife enjoys a pint of cold milk about 6 am in the morning. When we mentioned this to the staff they showed her where she could help herself from the breakfast bar.
Great location in the centre of town. We had a superior room which was huge and very comfortable with great views of the sea and the gardens..
Bathroom was ok but would benefit from a refit with better lighting.
Excellent professional staff, warm welcome, clean comfortable room, beautiful character building full of history, perfect location. Wonderful grounds. Lovely breakfast conservatory.
Breakfast itself could have been better. My fried egg was overcooked, husband's scrambled egg clearly microwaved, possibly not free range eggs either? The bar is frequently empty, of customers - and staff! Not a welcoming place to drink, too morbid and gaudy. Barman clearly very bored, a nice enough chap, but the telly in the corner showing trash tv (with sound on!) combined with the music coming out of a separate speaker, is awful! The barman can be found either smoking in the outer doorway (with the door open so the smell drifts in) or messing with the kitchen lads. Not a good impression. The lovely professional lady on reception assured me the bar was ready to be refurbished, thankfully, this is so important for guests as sometimes it would have been better to use the hotel bar for food and drinks.....but nobody wants to! I witnessed a family of 7 walk in (for a bar meal) and promptly walk out, so much money lost!
An old manor house Décor and furnishings in keeping with that. Very nice staff Good food Clean and comfortable Parking
Perfect location near to bus station, shops, bars and restaurants. Helpful staff, good breakfast, easy check in/out
Climbing stairs as no lift available
Water pressure and toilet flush poor bed uncomfortable
Location and comfort were excellent. The dining room served us a very good dinner the only evening we were there. Breakfast was also very good. Good parking and lovely gardens
Staying in the Louisa Lodge which is clean, tidy and comfortable with good facilities in the room. It is situated close to the car park so convenient for moving heavy luggage into the room. Staff are friendly and always helpful.
The included cooked breakfast isn't served until 8.00 which may make it unsuitable for business travelers.
Room with sea view Close to town/beach
ran out of the dessert we chose! ha ha
good location, comfortable bed good breakfast plenty to choose from friendly staff
small bathroom, could hardly fit in to sit on the toilet....no towels in the room...
It felt like I was home
A nice hotel to stay at. Room 7 is superb - large with a great outlook. A 3 minute walk into Swanage.and to the sea front. Very good car park. Nice bar, lounge, breakfast area and dining room. Hotel staff very helpful and friendly
Breakfast is average but OK. Dinner also average and we waited 40 minutes to be served - being second couple in the restaurant. Waiter response not impressive.
Location was great, All staff very friendly and very helpful,stayed in room 5 on 3rd July 2014, only 1 night but still had a good time thanks. will definitely go back for longer
None sorry, or would have liked to stay longer
Good location for the centre of Swanage. Interesting building.
No cask ale available.
location and the food
as a solo traveller was put in a room next to the kitchens which were noisy for most of the night
Very welcoming friendly staff Very clean and excellent food from the restaurant.
Hotel is a bit dated WiFi was sketchy and only worked in the lounge, not in the bedrooms
The building is attractive and conveniently situated close to the sea. Grounds are pleasant and secluded. Staff are friendly and helpful. Reasonable food. Bed firm but comfortable.
In my room (15) windows did not open and there was no wi-fi signal. Picture over bed-head hanging on string - it could easily break.
Nice room with comfortable bed. Bathroom excellent with good quality towels. Lots of choice for breakfast and beautifully served.
10.5 duvet was too thick for summer. Did mention this on leaving.
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