We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

A Great Escape Guest House

473 reviews
Save
Traveller (32)
Room & Suite (19)
Dining (5)
Overview
  • Excellent95%
  • Very good3%
  • Average1%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“silent fridge”(40 reviews)
“fresh milk”(44 reviews)
“b b”(149 reviews)
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Hotel
Pool
Restaurant
4.0 Star Hotel
All hotel details
{"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","moduleList":["handlers"],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"},"dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"}},"scriptFlags":null}
Reviews (473)Write a Review
Filter reviews
471 results
Traveller rating
453
15
2
0
1
Traveller type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
453
15
2
0
1
Show reviews that mention
All reviewssilent fridgefresh milkb bfiltered waterlittle touchesattention to detailreal milkwine glassesnothing is too much troublewarm welcomeroom was spotlesseach eveningcooked breakfastfull englishgreat hostjust returned from a night staya wonderful place to stay
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
1 - 5 of 471 reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed here for one night while walking the South West Coast Path. It is a 10-15 min walk from the centre of Swanage to the B&B. The room we had was large with a big bed and plenty of space. There were lots of...More

Thank cngj
Reviewed 5 November 2017 via mobile

Brilliant B&B catered for all our needs. Had a last minute break here the week before last. We were lucky as the sun shone the B&B is very comfortable with everything you need in the room - a silent fridge with milk and filtered water...More

Thank Nigel D
Response from Sue S, Owner at A Great Escape Guest HouseResponded 8 November 2017

Hello Nigel, Thank you for leaving your super review and for the recommendation. I'm so glad you had a good time in Swanage. You will always be welcome at A Great Escape and I hope you will visit again. Best wishes, Sue

Reviewed 4 November 2017

Had 4 day stay for Blues Fest again begining of Oct. Sue kindly booked me into Room1 save me climbing the stairs (dodgy knees). Lovely room with a balcony which would be nice in the summer I imagine, we had another lovely stay. Breakfasts cooked...More

1  Thank KennethW829
Response from Sue S, Owner at A Great Escape Guest HouseResponded 8 November 2017

Hello Ken and Lynda, Thanks very much for leaving your lovely review. It was great having you to stay and I hope we see you again next year. Best wishes, Sue

Reviewed 8 October 2017

Sue is so friendly and accommodating; she has predicted everything you need for a perfect stay! The whole place is warm, comfortable, tasteful and squeaky clean. The rooms have all the usual appliances including Fresh Milk and Water in the fridge, plus a bar of...More

Thank Margaret L
Response from Sue S, Owner at A Great Escape Guest HouseResponded 10 October 2017

Hello Margaret, Thanks very much for leaving your super review. It was great having you both to stay again and I'm so glad you had a fab Blues Festival weekend. Here's to next year!! Best wishes, Sue

Reviewed 3 October 2017

At last a Bed and Breakfast with fresh water and milk supplied for tea and coffee's in your room! Breakfast is lovely (Fills you up for the day.) Made to feel Very Welcome by Sue (the owner) and Chloe (Breakfast waitress.) Hotel is short walk...More

Thank Cathy B
Response from Sue S, Owner at A Great Escape Guest HouseResponded 4 October 2017

Hello Cathy, Thank you very much for taking the time to leave your super review. We loved having you both to stay and hope you will visit again in the future. Best wishes, Sue

View more reviews
PreviousNext
12345695
About
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Room amenities
Refrigerator in room
Details
Price range
US$91 - US$133 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Details
Price range
US$91 - US$133 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Add Photo Photos
Traveller (32)
Room & Suite (19)
Dining (5)
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
vr m
9 May 2016|
What is your answer?
Posting guidelines
Submit
Room Tips
"Perhaps not too good for disabled as steps to front door & only one room on 1st floor"
Read review
"All are good, one is ground floor."
Read review
"Stayed in room 3 where bed is a Large Kingsize (comfortable.)"
Read review
"We stayed in room 1 which was lovely"
Read review
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing