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Grand Hotel Swanage

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  • Excellent31%
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  • Average16%
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“sea view”(121 reviews)
“third floor”(20 reviews)
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All reviewssea viewthe general managerthird floorprivate beachbar menulovely old hotelseen better daysnight breaksome tlcshort breakfabulous viewsroom was clean and comfortablesunday lunchcar parkingthe cliffrelaxing breakfantastic location
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Reviewed June 3, 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 June 16, 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 June 1, 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
Reviewed May 31, 2016

I'm always surprised by people who review hotels based on star ratings. As I understand it, stars are awarded on the services and facilities an hotel offers rather than the decor, quality of service and atmosphere. The Grand is a 3* hotel which has really...More

2  Thank Steve M
Reviewed May 30, 2016

As return visitors we were aware of the excellent location and views plus the good facilities within the Hotel, these were generally up to their normal high standards. Just a couple of niggles which influenced our stay, there are acknowledged Wi-Fi issues with some areas...More

Thank andrew r
Reviewed May 23, 2016

All staff were very professional, yet helpful and friendly.As blue badge holders, we were given an allocated parking space. The food ,breakfast and dinner , was excellent, and the views across the bay made our enjoyment very special. We can highly recommend the Grand Hotel.

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Pool
Free Parking
Restaurant
Free Internet
Bar/Lounge
Beachfront
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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Free Parking
Dry Cleaning
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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$160 - US$217 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Jaspreet D
May 4, 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
December 24, 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
May 28, 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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"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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"Sea view rooms are lovely"
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"Check that you have a sea view. Rooms on the first floor appear to be better."
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