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Poole, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 August 2015

What a gem! Although we are both local (Poole) and were attending a friend's wedding that weekend in the village of Studland; we made the most of our very short, but exceedingly comfortable stay. Charlotte is a very friendly host, showing us around her lovely home, with views over Shell Bay to die for! We were shown upstairs to our...

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Javea, Spain
Reviewed 30 July 2015

We are back in the UK from Spain to visit friends and relatives and thankfully Shell Bay Cottage and Charlotte and Richard are still there ! We have stayed a couple of times before when in the area and nothing has changed. Excellent hosts, nothing is too much trouble, wonderful breakfasts and a lovely room with fantastic views. We love...

1Thank Montgogerry
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 May 2014

Charlotte and Richard really made our three night stay relaxing and comfortable. The chalet style room was charming with the side window overlooking a cherry blossom in full bloom. Stunning in the morning sunshine. The other window with a roof top view looks out towards Poole its beaches and bay. Breakfast beautifully prepared and presented with thoughtful options for you...

3Thank Carol D
Horsham, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 April 2014

My daughter and I stayed for 3 nights as a special holiday for her as she had been unwell. Charlotte and Richard have thought of everything to make a few days really special and comfortable. The views are stunning and our room was really comfortable and quiet - ideal for much needed rest. Our breakfast was delicious and fresh -...

2Thank 470SarahJG
Woking, United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 March 2014

We (my husband, my daughter and I) stayed 2 nights in March. I would definitely recommend Shell Bay Cottage. A warm welcome, a beautiful, well equipped room, comfortable beds and a lovely bathroom. Then there were the extra touches - great quality toiletries, really good tea making facilities with bottles of water, bathrobes etc etc. Breakfast was just as good,...

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Reviewed 3 November 2013

We stayed here for 2 nights in October. The hosts were both lovely. On arrival we were shown to our room which was clean, comfortable and had everything we needed. We were then brought a pot of tea and delicious cake, which was very welcome after a long drive. The facilities were excellent and the breakfast was one of the...

3Thank janep99
Worcester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 July 2013

I stayed at Shell Bay Cottage with a friend for 3 nights. We received an incredibly warm welcome from Richard (Charlotte was away when we arrived) - a glass of wine, lovely conversation and a fantastic view! Our stay couldn't have been more comfortable - Charlotte & Richard are the perfect hosts and have thought of everything. It's ages since...

1Thank Wendls
Dartford, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 24 June 2013

We were fortunate enough to attend a wedding at Studland Bay House on the 22nd of June. We found a guest house namely Shell Bay Cottage just 5 minutes by car or 20 minutes by foot from the venue. The cottage was beautiful and the hosts Richard and Charlotte were lovely. The cottage was in a unique position and the...

3Thank Paul H
Kent, England
Reviewed 27 September 2012

Stayed 3 nights at Shell Bay Cottage.Everything about the stay was simply lovely. The room, the furnishings, the views, the breakfasts and the proprietors, Charlotte & Richard were fantastic. We shall definitely return with friends next time around, so they too can experience 'Shell Bay Cottage'

3Thank lynn237
Taunton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 November 2011

We stayed for two nights at Shell Bay Cottage. The room was very comfortable and the breakfast oustanding. Views from the house in all directons were stunning - especially the view of the sea. We even saw deer in the fields. Lovely walks from house along Ballard Down and into either Swanage or Corfe. Access to our room was available...

5Thank Haddocklady

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Address: Shell Bay Cottage Glebe Estate, Studland Bay, Swanage BH19 3AS, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Dorset > Isle of Purbeck > Swanage > Studland Bay
Number of rooms: 2
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“The Room Upstairs.”
 of 5 bubbles suesawyer, 14 Aug 2015 | Read review
“Our room had a double bed and a single bed in it so was possibly the family room. It had stunning views and was really pretty and comfortable.”
 of 5 bubbles 470SarahJG, 27 Apr 2014 | Read review
“Both rooms looked lovely on the website. Only saw the family room which was excellent, I imagine the twin room is just as good.”
 of 5 bubbles PM789, 11 Mar 2014 | Read review
“Any room is perfect.”
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 of 5 bubbles PaulH695, 24 Jun 2013 | Read review
“There are only two rooms.One located by a separate private stairway and upstairs, so the views slightly better. However we looked at the downstairs room as well, an sthe views from here too were lovely.”
 of 5 bubbles lynn237, 27 Sep 2012 | Read review
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