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Purbeck House Hotel & Louisa Lodge

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Welcome to the Purbeck House Hotel, "An Oasis of Relaxation and Enjoyment." Purbeck House Hotel is a family-run hotel steeped in over a century of history. Nestled in extensive gardens in the centre of Swanage, close to shopping centre, Pub, Restaurant, this unique family-run hotel combines the atmosphere of a traditional country house with all the amenities of a modern hotel. Steeped in history, the 38 bedrooms are divided between the main house, constructed in 1875, and the newly-built Louisa Lodge (completed in 2003). All of the bedrooms are en suite, Tea/Coffee making facilities, LED HD Flat Screen TV, Iphone Docking Station, Iron and Iron Board, Direct Dial Telephone, Free Broadband WiFi Connection and some have sea or garden views. The hotel has a large car park and is only 300 yards from the sea front and the clean, sandy beaches.This Family howne this Hotel for the last 15 Years
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Room service
Breakfast Available
Conference Facilities
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Meeting rooms
Multilingual Staff
Non-smoking hotel
Public Wifi
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Room features
Accessible rooms
Family Rooms
Non-smoking rooms
Good to know
Historic Hotel


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89Good for walkers
Grade: 89 out of 100
49Restaurantswithin 0.3 miles
22Attractionswithin 0.3 miles
100Room tips
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I spent one night here whilst walking the coast path. Good central location (5 min walk from the beach) but an oasis of peace and tranquility. Stayed in the Louisa Lodge. Nice, well equipped and clean rooms. Comfortable bed - but a bit too soft for me. Friendly, helpful staff
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This was our second visit to Purbeck House Hotel in Swanage. It's a comfortable hotel ideally located in the centre of Swanage. Accommodation is split between the main house and Louisa Lodge. On both occasions we've stayed in the main house. Rooms are a little dated but clean
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I stay here regularly working close to Corfe Castle. And is my first choice, it is rare they cannot fit you in. The rooms are very comfortable food excellent especially the cooked breakfast. Staff are all friendly and are keen to make your stay as good as it can be. Location is
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I took my 87 year old mum here with me for a few days 'getaway' after my Dad died recently.We had a very relaxing time in this beautiful, architecturally interesting, well run hotel, with excellent friendly staff and lovely food.The dining room is an old masterpiece and the
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Spent two nights here for a short break. Hotel is in a quiet location, but only a short walk to the beach and shops. Lovely gardens, clean rooms, good food (breakfast very tasty). There is no lift but i didnt find that too much trouble, room 17 on top floor has a nice view of
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The Standard Double with Shower at the Purbeck House Hotel & Louisa Lodge
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The Seaview Single Main House at the Purbeck House Hotel & Louisa Lodge
View from top rooms.Amazing!
note the sea view & the clifts
Are dogs welcome?
No , many years ago with past owners they were allowed but alas no longer, such a shame
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Are dogs welcome?
"We paid a bit extra for a superior room with a sea view. We stayed in room 7."
"Room 7! Was our room !"
"The Lodge is good. The first floor may be quieter."
"Ask for room 4, it's huge!"
"Large rooms in the main house facing east or north offer good views."
US$103 - US$178 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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United KingdomEnglandIsle of PurbeckSwanage
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