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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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  • English
Popular mentions
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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Besides there small rear car park and being situated half way up a steep hill, we really cannot fault this place. Well run by a group of young ladies, the Limes was clean and tidy. Our room was airy and bright and everything worked. The bedroom's Tea and coffee was replenished
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A lovely guest house, comfortable, clean and friendly. Excellent breakfasts with lots of choice including fresh fruit and local produce. Friendly staff. Lounge and games room and even a lending library! Small car park at rear somewhat awkward to use especially for large
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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
"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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