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Grand Hotel Swanage

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  • Excellent31%
  • Very good40%
  • Average16%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible4%
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“sea view”(121 reviews)
“third floor”(20 reviews)
Free Internet
Free Parking
Breakfast Buffet
Beachfront
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All reviewssea viewthe general managerthird floorprivate beachbar menulovely old hotelseen better daysnight breaksome tlcshort breakfabulous viewsroom was clean and comfortablesunday lunchcar parkingthe cliffrelaxing breakfantastic location
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Reviewed 20 November 2016

Just got back from a 5 night stay at the wonderful old Grand Hotel. Yes, it could do with a little refurb but too much would ruin the splendour of what is a historic Victorian hotel. You could imagine the Victorian ladies walking around in...More

1  Thank Maureen J
Response from Lindsay B, General Manager at Grand Hotel SwanageResponded 30 December 2016

Great review- thank you from all of the team. I am pleased to tell you that we have located a fabulous picture of the hotel which we are going to put in the lounge and echos your comments of years gone by. We look forward...More

Reviewed 11 November 2016

We have just returned from our 2nd stay at the Grand Hotel. Again it was excellent, with all staff being professional, friendly and cheerful, the room spacious and clean, lovely food, and views to die for. Nothing negative to say about this super hotel.More

1  Thank Jenny1011
Response from Lindsay B, General Manager at Grand Hotel SwanageResponded 30 December 2016

Fantastic review- which is very much appreciated by all of the team at the Grand Hotel. You would have seen that we have started our refurbishment program with the A La Carte Restaurant and we are commencing the third floor bedroom refurbishment in October next...More

Reviewed 8 November 2016

A 2 night DB&B break in a lovely hotel oozing history and charm with the best location in Swanage and tremendous views across the bay. Warm, comfy room - attentive staff with ample, tasty and original menus for breakfast and dinner. We'll be backMore

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Response from Lindsay B, General Manager at Grand Hotel SwanageResponded 30 December 2016

Wonderful review- thank you.. You are quite right that the Grand does hold a majestic position overlooking the bay. We are already into our 5 year refurbishment plan for the hotel and we hope that on your next visit to us you will be able...More

Reviewed 8 November 2016

We have been coming to this hotel for years and it has never failed to please. The staff are warm and friendly, the rooms are comfortable, the views are glorious and the food is amazing. Will definitely be back

1  Thank Kay D
Response from Lindsay B, General Manager at Grand Hotel SwanageResponded 30 December 2016

Excellent Review- thank you. We have a great team at the Grand Hotel and we are very pleased to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us. We look forward to your return visit to us.

Reviewed 7 November 2016

We are regular customers at the grand hotel in swanage. As always the food was excellent, congratulations to the chef. The staff are all very helpful and nothing is too much trouble. The bedroom was lovely and warm and confortable and we had been upgraded...More

Thank diane f
Response from Lindsay B, General Manager at Grand Hotel SwanageResponded 30 December 2016

Wonderful Review- thank you. Your comments are very important to us and we will pass these on to our team, who take pride in making sure that you have a very pleasant stay with us. We hope to see you back again soon..

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Pool
Free Parking
Restaurant
Free Internet
Bar/Lounge
Beachfront
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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Free Parking
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Meeting Rooms
Conference Facilities
Breakfast Available
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Pool
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Heated pool
Indoor pool
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US$161 - US$226 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Price range
US$161 - US$226 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Eunice A
24 December 2017|
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We do not accept pets unfortunately, unless guide dogs or hearing dogs...
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gracelillian
29 May 2017|
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Response from Lindsay B | Property representative |
Hello , yes we can cater for this. Please mention at the time of booking. Kind regards Lindsay Bish,General Manager.
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christopher g
19 May 2017|
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Response from Lindsay B | Property representative |
All of our ground floor public areas and dining rooms are on one level and we have a lift to all floors. We have a Twin/double room with en-suite shower that may suit. If you would like to speak with me directly, please... More
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"Sea view rooms are lovely"
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"Check that you have a sea view. Rooms on the first floor appear to be better."
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"Go for a sea view, it is the whole point of a hotel like this."
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"Rooms at the rear of the hotel offer the best view."
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