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The Swanage Haven

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02/04/2017 03/04/2017
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Basingstoke, Hampshire,
Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

We booked this hotel online after a recommendation from our neighbours. We were not disappointed. A very friendly welcome. The hotel was well decorated and the rooms and beds very comfortable. There was a lovely lounge with an honesty bar. Some lovely personal touches. The breakfast was excellent. Local produce, well cooked and presented. The hotel was full - not...

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Thank AndrewDeacon
Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

Being that we normally stay at friends when in Swanage, we thought this time we'd splash out and stay in a guest house to get the full experience of Swanage. The Swanage Haven gave us a unique stay with all local produce for breakfast and those lovely little touches including petals on the bed, heart chocolates and even a cake...

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Thank Zane L
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The perfect little haven. I have just spent the weekend in Swanage with my partner and although the weather wasn't very good, (nothing David or Dianne could of done about this) the Swanage Haven was. From the moment we arrived we were made to feel welcome as if David and Dianne were inviting us into there own home, very chatty...

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Bath, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place is a fantastic B&B. We were warmly welcomed by Dianne and David on our arrival to find a spotless, well presented home. The rooms are well thought through and I don't think it would be possible to get the bathroom any cleaner. Breakfast is delicious, lots of homemade and fresh goodies along with local produce and best of...

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Thank Jay S
Dover, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Swanage is one of our favourite places and this is the best B&B that we have stayed in. It is really well presented ,spotlessly clean and very homely- lovely situation with easy access to all amenities and eateries. The breakfasts were just amazing! The rooms are spacious and well thought out- loved the little touches in the rooms such as...

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Thank barbarasartain5
Bures, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Well we found a gem when we stayed here! Breakfast was beautifully prepared and presented and it was a really nice touch to be able to take a homemade flapjack or granola bar away to enjoy later. Our room was immaculately clean and tastefully decorated, very good tea/coffee facilities too. Perfectly placed in a quiet road to access Swanage and...

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Thank _susan_dolling10
Dianne C, Owner at The Swanage Haven, responded to this review

Your so kind _susan_dolling10 for taking the time to write such a nice review, we try to make sure the relaxed atmosphere and local breakfast ..with homemade local produce is enough to set you up for the day. Thank you for the recommendation. Dianne & David Cole

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Myself and my boyfriend stayed here for two nights for our valentines weekend. We enjoyed every second of our stay here. It exceeded what we expected. Very friendly staff Very tasty food and homemade- (The homemade banoffee muffins were out of this world!!) Very clean and loved all the extra touches of hot drink packets and chocolates Private Slots in...

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Thank Jasmine C
Dianne C, Owner at The Swanage Haven, responded to this review

Jasmine C, Thanks for the great review and the appreciation of the muffins :) we try hard to meet everyone's expectations and thrilled we managed to exceed them :) David & Dianne Cole

Stanford-Le-Hope, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

Dianne and David are excellent hosts, very friendly and welcoming with nothing to much trouble. Breakfast was cooked to perfection with a wide range to choose from, lovely fresh fruit and juice. Room was stunning, very modern and stylish but warm and cosy at same time. This is our second visit and was just as good as first, we will...

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Dianne C, Owner at The Swanage Haven, responded to this review

popmol08 always great to see people who love what we do and come back for another stay, so nice to see you both again and hope to see you again. Thank you Dianne & David Cole

South Petherton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 February 2017

The breakfast was amazing using lots of local produce Our room was very comfortable good views well stocked amenities Just 5 mins from the beach & some very good places to eat nearby We felt at home in the very friendly atmosphere

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Dianne C, Owner at The Swanage Haven, responded to this review

Hi mlovett275, thank you for choosing us to and delighted you enjoyed your stay with us

Southwater, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 January 2017 via mobile

Superb! Beautiful decor and amazing attention to detail for the perfect stay. Quiet location and a lovely walk by the sea into Swanage. Best breakfast ever (vegan- and veggie-friendly). Great homebaking - especially the Welsh cakes. Can'twait to go again.

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Dianne C, Owner at The Swanage Haven, responded to this review

Hi Julies S, thanks for the lovely review and your appreciation of the welsh cakes :) David & Dianne Cole

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Swanage Haven is situated just 300 yards from the glorious sandy beach, offering peace and tranquility in the heart of The Isle of Purbeck. The rooms are generously proportioned & sumptuously decorated . The breakfasts are generous, the towels are fluffy and the linen crispy and delicious. Dianne & David Cole welcome you to The Swanage Haven in the heart of Swanage, an ideal base for exploring the beautiful county of Dorset. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Swanage Haven

Address: 3 Victoria Road, Swanage BH19 1LY, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Dorset > Isle of Purbeck > Swanage
Price Range: $143 - $182 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — The Swanage Haven 5*
Number of rooms: 8
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