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Nottingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Very enjoyable stay. Comfortable room, helpful staff, excellent location close to centre of Swanage, plenty of parking space and excellent breakfast. But the highlight was the evening meal in the restaurant, which was truly outstanding. One of the best meals we have had for a long time. The French chef clearly took great pride in his work. The steak was...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Only one night stay. Just passing through.Quick & easy booking. Historic building with many original features. Didn`t like the decor. Could definitly do with an Alex Polizzi make over. Very short walk to the centre of town. Lovely little shops, plenty of places to eat. Good buffet selection breakfast. Hot food cooked to order. Nice to see fresh kippers on...

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buckinghamshire
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Just got home from a very chilled Easter break at Purbeck House Hotel. We stayed in Louisa Lodge, which is really convenient for the car park. We had a ground floor room with big windows overlooking the garden. The room was spacious and included a tea tray that was topped up each day. If you are looking for a contemporary...

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Naples, Italy
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a beautiful historical building with a large garden which is amazing on a sunny day. Overall we had a very good time. There is a restaurant inside the hotel which is also good (be aware that they do not reserve places for guests so in busy days you need to book - we couldn't find place on Easter)....

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Dunfermline
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Have stayed at this hotel last year and could thoroughly recommend it although it has become bit more pricey. Rooms beautiful and the restaurant couldn't be faulted - the food good especially breakfast. This year stayed in a flat 500 yards away and used their car park as our owner had made an arrangement for this. The staff were very...

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Eastern Region UK
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our 2 night stay was very good as was the accommodation in Louisa Lodge and the breakfasts and dinners. In fact we would describe the food as of a high standard and there was plenty of it. The main hotel, in a convenient location, is an interesting building, which we found to be well kept, warm and comfortable. Louisa Lodge...

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Bristol, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I were in room 7 with good sea views while our sister in law was in room 8 with good views over the garden. Dont understand why they only have 3 stars worth more breakfast was outstanding and dinner was exceptional. Dragosh was very attentive and was most helpful at all times. the rooms are outstanding and...

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1Thank mariaarpino
Reviewed 20 March 2017

This is a wonderful place to stay and is full of character. It's a great job the owners have done to restore the place. Some of the staff share that pride and enthusiasm and they are all helpful. But the breakfast was very basic not up to the standard of such a place. 'Purbeck Meusli' was just oats. Only plain...

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Bristol, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 March 2017

We were with a group of twenty on a weekend walking break. The hotel is of a time when service mattered. The staff were all friendly and helpful. The rooms were comfortable.The food was perfect.At dinner on both nights the meals were served within minutes of each other (which is unusual for a large group). The manager and staff all...

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Bristol, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 March 2017

Stayed here for a walking weekend. The staff were really attentive, the food was great, the bed comfortable and there was loads of hot water. I had a single room but it had plenty of space and all the usual facilities. I loved the quirkiness of this hotel. Wifi connection was a bit iffy on the 2nd floor.

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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Welcome to the Purbeck House Hotel, "An Oasis of Relaxation and Enjoyment." Purbeck House Hotel is a family-run hotel steeped in over a century of history. Nestled in extensive gardens in the centre of Swanage, close to shopping centre, Pub, Restaurant, this unique family-run hotel combines the atmosphere of a traditional country house with all the amenities of a modern hotel. Steeped in history, the 38 bedrooms are divided between the main house, constructed in 1875, and the newly-built Louisa Lodge (completed in 2003). All of the bedrooms are en suite, Tea/Coffee making facilities, LED HD Flat Screen TV, Iphone Docking Station, Iron and Iron Board, Direct Dial Telephone, Free Broadband WiFi Connection and some have sea or garden views. The hotel has a large car park and is only 300 yards from the sea front and the clean, sandy beaches.This Family howne this Hotel for the last 15 Years ... more   less 

Additional Information about Purbeck House Hotel & Louisa Lodge

Address: 91 High Street, Swanage BH19 2LZ, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Dorset > Isle of Purbeck > Swanage
Price Range: €125 - €170 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Purbeck House Hotel & Louisa Lodge 3*
Number of rooms: 38
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Purbeck House Hotel And Louisa Lodge
Purbeck House Hotel & Louisa Swanage
Purbeck Hotel Louisa
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“Do not have room 4 unless they have included new mattresses & pillows !”
  • Plenty of room. Slight sea view. Good view of garden.
WeeWendy, 21 Apr 2017 | Read review
“sea view rooms are great”
mariaarpino, 28 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Room 16. Large double aspect room with stunning views out across Swanage Bay.”
DorzetRob, 8 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Room 10 is above kitchen and is quite noisy early in morning”
sarahhL6315GA, 11 Feb 2017 | Read review
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