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YHA Swanage - Hostel
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Situated by the ocean, this hostel is within a 10-minute walk of Swanage Museum and Heritage Centre, Pier Beach and Swanage Beach. Swanage Pier and Durlston ...

4.7/5Exceptional! (17 reviews)

"Wonderful place clean staff good food good.close to town beach, only negative staff smelt of cigarettes when booking me in , not nice"…"

Reviewed on 21 Oct 2019

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Other property types in Swanage

Arbour House Bed and Breakfast
Arbour House Bed and Breakfast
4 out of 5
19 Walrond Road, Swanage, England
4.8/5Exceptional! (56 reviews)
Ideal for a weekend away

"Very pleasant room and hotel is in a convenient location for the town and beach. Good breakfast. Clean room."…"

Reviewed on 1 Oct 2019

Arbour House Bed and Breakfast
The Pines Hotel
The Pines Hotel
3.5 out of 5
34 - 36 Burlington Road, Swanage, England
The price is £349 per night
4.5/5Wonderful! (30 reviews)
Views to die for

"Amazing cliff top location with great views. My single room was small but had everything. I didnt eat so cannot review the food."…"

Reviewed on 24 Feb 2020

The Pines Hotel
Purbeck House Hotel
Purbeck House Hotel
3 out of 5
The price is £110 per night
4.4/5Excellent! (146 reviews)

"Unique property perfectly located in walking distance to the city centre and beach."…"

Reviewed on 19 Mar 2020

Purbeck House Hotel
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

Frequently asked questions

Should I stay in a hostel in Swanage?
If you’re hoping to find somewhere affordable to stay in Swanage, a hostel might be a great choice. Hostels are a great way to stay for a good value, so you can save your money for exploring. We’ve heard good things about this destination’s natural setting, including its sea views and beaches.
What is a hostel?
No two hostels look exactly the same, but these dormitory-style accommodations all offer shared rooms (though many hostels offer private room options too), low prices and a social atmosphere.
What are the best hostels in Swanage?
While you’re choosing somewhere to stay, take a look at this top Swanage hostel: YHA Swanage - Hostel - Close to public transport, this property is within a 10-minute walk of Swanage Station. Guests can enjoy free WiFi, free parking and a restaurant. You’ll find linens in all rooms.
What's the seasonal weather like in Swanage?
The weather can be a big factor when you’re discovering new places, so here’s a little information about the local climate: The hottest months are usually August and July, with an average temperature of 15°C, while the coldest months are February and January, with an average of 7°C. Average annual rainfall for Swanage is 786 mm.
What is there to see and do in Swanage?
Overall, Swanage is known for its beaches, parks and golf. Major attractions include Poole Harbour, Bournemouth Beach and Durdle Door. Get out into nature with places such as Swanage Beach, Isle of Purbeck and Durlston Country Park. Cultural attractions include Langton Matravers Museum, Swanage Museum and Heritage Centre and Bournemouth Pavillion Theatre.
What's the best way to get around Swanage?
You can fly into the closest airport in Bournemouth (BOH-Bournemouth Intl.), located 12.6 mi (20.3 km) away from the city centre. After you’ve arrived, you might want to use public transport to get around. To see more of the area, hop on a train at Swanage Herston Halt Station, Swanage Station or Wareham Harman’s Cross Station.

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