The hotel was comfortable and central, and while the en suite looked a little squashed at first glance (shower cubicle in bedroom, only toilet as separate area) it was more than adequate. Incredibly central and convenient. I wasn't on a beach holiday but this hotel is stone's throw away for anyone who is looking for that.
The full breakfasts looked very good. I had to leave early the following day so couldn't take full advantage, but the bacon sandwich whipped up for me (outside breakfast hours) was very tasty!
The only negative point relates to the check-in slot. The restrictive window of time (4-6pm) was a cause for concern on the day. The language of the confirmation e-mail was rather blunt and implied that late check-ins were very unwelcome, and after my travel plans went slightly awry this caused me unnecessary stress. The owners accommodated a later check-in but given the weight of traffic on all routes approaching Swanage I couldn't wholeheartedly recommend that anyone try to pop down for a weekend break here unless they could take the whole day for travel on Friday.
In a quiet road within walking distance of the town, seafront and steam railway. Lovely room with huge bathroom.
Was lovely to be able to gain access at anytime of the day, guest lounge for sitting in if required. Fridge in room, given jug of fresh milk for making tea/coffee in room, jug of filtered water in fridge.
Breakfast was excellent, choose breakfast time & what you want the night before so that it is ready for you when you come down, good varied choice of things to choose from.
Good size television in room that has intigrated dvd player with dvd's you can borrow from guest lounge.
Bathroom was huge with bathrobes and slippers if required, shampoo, bath/shower gel, soap etc all supplied.
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