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White Horse Inn

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Abingdon, United Kingdom
Reviewed 8 February 2017

Perfect location for our February fishing trip in Swanage. Very helpful friendly owners and staff Both rooms were clean and have all you need for our two night stay but fairly basic ie no hair dryers or drawers provided and only one short hanging rail in the room Everything worked and water warm so we were very happy Breakfast was...

Thank Kevin H
Cornwall, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 October 2016

Desperation got the better of us!! Checked in to the pub on Saturday, staff didn't appear to have a clue if there was available accommodation and what rooms were available if so. Room well over priced for what it is, dark, shabby, no wardrobes or drawers to put clothes in, just a wooden rail on the wall - didn't want...

Thank R H
lovingdorset, Manager at White Horse Inn, responded to this review

Hello and thank you for your review . We are very sorry that you didn't enjoy your stay . I am sorry you felt you could not talk to a manager regarding the issues you have raised here . Regarding the availability of rooms . Due to the season ending we have taken 4 rooms out of use for important...

Reviewed 9 April 2016 via mobile

Great location. Family room was fine. Had everything we needed, but plumper pillows would help make the stay more enjoyable. Staff were very friendly and were genuine. They couldn't do enough to help. Breakfast was lovely, service was brilliant. Will go back.

Thank Flossierobertson
Brentwood, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 March 2016

Stayed for one night on the 19.3.16. The room was clean enough but everything was very shabby . The tea in the room tasted strange - probably old tea bags. The pub itself is filthy - tables sticky to touch and the carpet in the main bar had so much dirt ground into it that it looked as if liquid...

Thank Jackie N
lovingdorset, Manager at White Horse Inn, responded to this review

Hello and thank you for your review Firstly please let me apologies for our staff giving you the wrong information regarding your table booking on the night of the rugby . We work off strict rules when any sport /live music is on due to health and safety . Our main concern is keeping every happy and safe during a...

Twickenham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 October 2015

Nine of us were on a golf tour of the Isle of Purbeck over the weekend. We stayed at the White Horse for three nights and it provided us with the perfect base. No frills, but it is clean and tidy and just what we needed. Ross and Diane were great hosts, along with all their friendly and helpful staff....

Thank Steve T
Fordingbridge, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 October 2015 via mobile

This is an honest spit n sawdust type pub. Its large ans well suited to hosting events tha tables are cleared so plenty of room to see some great music . If the mustangs are playing make tge effort the place will be bouncing. As a standard the staff are friendly and helpful and its a relaxing pub.

Thank rogerp761
Eastleigh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 September 2015

Visited to watch the England match. The landlord clearly into rugby and really good value and great atmosphere so if you are in swanage for the rugby recommended staff really good, food was good and was fun

Thank Andy S
Chelmsford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 August 2015

We needed a place close to our friends in Swanage and luckily chose The White Horse. Bar staff were very friendly and the choice of beers was excellent. The bedroom we had was a little dated but the bed was great, very comfortable. As for the breakfast although there was cereal etc on offer very glad we did'nt indulge as...

Thank janet r
Reviewed 10 August 2015

Came here to eat 3 times in the week that i stayed in Swanage, the food is very reasonably priced and really good. I would recommend having the pie. It's also a great place to just go for a drink with sky sports and BT sports on, also a fantastic jukebox. Would recommend coming to this pub if you are...

4Thank joshbeckley
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 February 2015

I have stayed here a good few times over the years and seen some great bands play here. I find the place good value with no pretensions like the majority of places. The location is great ,right in the heart of the town and close to the pier. The food is not gourmet but good. If I want a gourmet...

Thank Matt L

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Address: 11 High Street, Swanage BH19 2LP, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Dorset > Isle of Purbeck > Swanage
Number of rooms: 6

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