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A lovely characterful old house with wonderful views over Swanage Bay. We have 4 young children and this youth hostel provided everything we needed to have a really enjoyable short break in half term. A fabulous location with lots to do. We had a wonderful...More
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Response from 220Garry, Manager at YHA SwanageResponded 15 June 2017
Thank you for taking time to write a review about your stay. We are all really pleased to read that you had an enjoyable stay and very much look forward to welcoming you back to YHA Swanage and our fantastic views across Swanage Bay.
I am here now, with my young family.
Honestly having never stayed in any for of "hostel" before I was not sure what to expect and expecting the worst, but given our family room was £35 a night compared to the cheapest B&B locally I...More
Response from 220Garry, Manager at YHA SwanageResponded 12 June 2017
Hello and thank you for your feedback. First of all, welcome to the YHA. This hostel is just one of 150 around the country & I am so pleased that you chose YHA Swanage as your first. Even more pleasing is that you had a...More
the usual faded glory with YHA places, beautiful late Victorian charm,mahogany panelling, cracked mosaics on the floor and views over the bay to die for, excellent value with loads of charity shops in the centre.More
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Response from 220Garry, Manager at YHA SwanageResponded 30 May 2017
Great to see you loved you stay with us at YHA Swanage. The wood panelling in the lounge is said to have come from the Old English laws courts when they were refurbished in the early 1900's. At the time of being built in 1878...More
I stay frequently at this hostel with my son (8). Very friendly with great facilities for adults and kids. Always make friends and the lounges allow kids and teens to play whilst the adults can relax quietly elsewhere.
They are slowly doing up the hostel....More
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Response from 220Garry, Manager at YHA SwanageResponded 18 May 2017
Thank you so much for your review and as always it was great to welcome you both back. It is also good to see recognition for all the hard word everyone is putting in to improve standards. I am also pleased to inform you that...More
Stayed yesterday for my annual visit with my son. As always, a friendly check in and nice clean room. Evening meal was good and well priced. Breakfast also good. My only complaint with here, which is the same every time I stay, is the noise...More
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Response from 220Garry, Manager at YHA SwanageResponded 15 May 2017
Thank you for your review and it was great welcoming you back to YHA Swanage. We apologise for the doors, we have a look adjust the door closures so that they close slower. However they will probably all be changed during our refurbishment that is...More
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US$30 - US$70 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Response from 220Garry | Property representative |
Hello. Most of our rooms have a lockable box under the bed, which you will require a padlock for. A drying room is available for all guests as well as laundry facilities (washing machine & tumble dryer for a small fee... More
Hello. Most of our rooms have a lockable box under the bed, which you will require a padlock for. A drying room is available for all guests as well as laundry facilities (washing machine & tumble dryer for a small fee). There is also a flat hard standing area for your motorbike.
We look forward to your booking.
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"We had room 14 and could hear a fan whirring so ear plugs might be beneficial."