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Room & Suite (6)
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Certificate of Excellence


Certificate of Excellence
The Limes is a friendly, informal twelve-bedroom guesthouse a few minutes walk (up a fairly steep hill) from the beach, town and coastal walks. All rooms (except a couple of singles) are en-suite and some have sea views. We welcome families, groups and pets. Private parking is available.
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Laundry Service
Non-smoking hotel
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Room features
Family Rooms
Non-smoking rooms
Good to know
Great View


Full view
89Good for walkers
Grade: 89 out of 100
38Restaurantswithin 0.3 miles
19Attractionswithin 0.3 miles
46Room tips
Traveller rating
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Traveller type
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  • English
Popular mentions
Our first visit and we weren’t disappointed. We had booked a twin room and on arrival our room had a double and a single which was a great bonus. En suite shower was powerful and the hot water was plentiful. Breakfast options were vast and catered for everyone’s needs. Sarah
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Response from TheLimesSwanage, Owner at The Limes
Responded 1 week ago
Hi Sue, Thank you for the lovely comments! We are so glad you both enjoyed your stay at the Limes. I'm really pleased you enjoyed our new honesty bar, the feed back has been amazing! We look forward to seeing you again. Many Thanks Sarah.
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We just returned from a short break away and decided to try the Limes in Swanage , Sarah and Jason made us feel very welcome and are so easy going , The limes is spotlessly clean we had a great room for 3 , very comfortable. Breakfast was great Sarah chatted to us freely and was
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Response from TheLimesSwanage, Owner at The Limes
Responded 1 week ago
Hi Guys! Thank you for taking the time to say a view words about your stay with us here at the Limes! We really enjoy meeting new people and we are thrilled that you had such a lovely time here. Glad you liked the Cellar bar, it's one of our favourites. We look forward to seeing you all again! Thanks Sarah.
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Really lovely place to stay. Very nice rooms, great breakfast and off street parking to boot. Nice guests were staying when we were there, so no banging about at 1 AM ! Liked it so much we decided to stay an extra few days. Will be going back soon.
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We had a lovely long weekend staying at The Limes.. we were made to feel very welcome.. the accommodation was very clean and comfortable.. the big breakfast was very tasty.. and suitable for vegans! We would definitely recommend The Limes.. thank you..!
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We managed to stay for 2 nights during the Folk Festival weekend. Room 10 has a double bed and a single bed.Great views of the sea from this room on the second floor. The entire premises is spotless and well cared for.Very good breakfast with fresh fruit, cereals and cooked
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View of the road to the car park
Beach View from Family Room 8
The dogs slept very well here
Truman very happy to sleep at the end of our bed
Sea view from room 5
Hi, do you have any room for two adults on Sat 26th, realise short notice. thanks
Hi, do you have any room for two adults on Sat 26th, realise short notice. thanks
Hi do you have a room available sat/sun 23 & 24 September please?
Can i book a double room front of house 11sep -14sep 3nights please reply asap appreciated
Thanks for the enquiry but I'm sorry, I'm completely full that weekend. Hope you find something and that we can help another time. Best wishes Lyn, The Limes
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"Speak to the owner Lyn, she knows all the rooms and will aid you in picking."
"Room 3 has sea views"
"Top floor room was quiet, warm and welcoming"
"Bedroom 5.....fantastic view"
"We stayed in the front room on the first floor, the sea views are breath taking."
United KingdomEnglandIsle of PurbeckSwanage
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