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    Clare House

    1 Park Road, Swanage BH19 2AA, England
    011 44 1929 422855
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    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
    Traveller (28)
    Room & Suite (14)
    Dining (3)
    • Excellent88%
    • Very good10%
    • Average1%
    • Poor1%
    • Terrible0%
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    “b b” (162 reviews)
    “mini fridge” (18 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Breakfast included
    Non-Smoking Hotel
    Free Parking
    Airport Transportation
    Room Service
    5.0 Star Hotel
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    Oct 29Oct 30
    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
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    1 - 5 of 544 reviews

    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    What a fabulous place. Excellent en suite bedrooms, excellent breakfasts - with plenty of options (the best bacon), and lovely friendly hosts. Great central location (only 100m to high street) but still nice and quiet.

    Thank Mark W
    Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

    We had a wonderful stay at Clare House. Gorgeous attic room, plenty of space, lovely stylish and comfortable soft furnishings. Our hosts Diane and Alan were very attentive and gave very helpful advice about the surrounding area. Breakfast was first class! This was a highlight...More

    Thank Jane G
    Response from Clare_House, Owner at Clare HouseResponded 2 weeks ago

    Hello, thank you so much for the lovely review, I do hope you will come back and see us again soon.

    Reviewed 4 weeks ago

    This was our 2nd visit to Clare House which was just as good as the first! Dianne and Alan looked after us very well. We had a spacious comfortable room with all the extras that make you feel at home. There is an excellent choice...More

    Thank jacky196
    Response from Clare_House, Owner at Clare HouseResponded 4 weeks ago

    Hi Jacky thank you for taking the time to give Clare House a lovely review, You and your friends were a delight. I do hope we will see you next year.

    Reviewed 4 weeks ago

    A very pleasant stay with hospitable hosts who have gone to a lot of trouble to make sure that their guests are happy and well looked after. Clare House is also very well located close to the Swanage town centre, the seafront and ideal for...More

    Thank Gerrrrri8
    Response from Clare_House, Owner at Clare HouseResponded 4 weeks ago

    Hi Gemmi8 thank you so much for taking the time to give Clare House a lovely review. I do hope we will see you again sometime in the future.

    Reviewed 15 September 2017 via mobile

    Really enjoyed our four night stay in Clare House. Very comfortable and friendly. Unusual and brilliant breakfasts. Vegetarians well catered for. The quiet fridge in the room with water supplied daily was very much appreciated.

    Thank Mary L
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    • Top amenities
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Breakfast included
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Breakfast included
    • Price range
    • US$111 - US$132 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 5
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    • United Kingdom >
    • England >
    • Dorset >
    • Isle of Purbeck >
    • Swanage
    • Also Known As
    • Clare House Hotel Swanage
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    Traveller (28)
    Room & Suite (14)
    Dining (3)
    Pool & Beach (1)
    Hotel & Grounds (22)
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    Questions & Answers
    Glenice N
    25 June 2015|
    Response from Clare_House | Property representative |
    Yes, we have a travel cot available, but we supply no bedding. The cot is only to be used in the family room and please state if needed on the booking form. Thank you
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    "They are all nice!"
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    "Described as their smaller room (room 4) offers sea view and still affords ensuite, desk, wardrobe, fridge..."
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    "I was on the top floor which was lovely and quiet."
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    "Room on top floor has is very large and has a king-size bed"
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