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Railway Cottage Guest House

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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good27%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“each morning”(5 reviews)
“public car park”(2 reviews)
“guest house”(5 reviews)
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What's included
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Non-Smoking Hotel
Room Service
Pets Allowed
Spa
3 Star Hotel
Railway Cottage is the perfect location for a holiday or short break on the Dorset coast. We are ideally situated in Swanage, less than five minute's level walk from the beach, bus service, the famous Swanage steam railway and the town centre.
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Location and contact
26 Victoria Avenue, Swanage BH19 1AP, England
12.9 miles to Bournebouth Intl Airport
75 restaurants are within a 1 mile radius
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Reviewed 10 June 2018 via mobile

Stayed for two nights whilst in Swanage for a wedding. The house is in a good location within walking distance to both Town centre and the beach. Off road parking to the rear of the house, always a bonus. The room and ensuite were spotless...More

Thank SlatorAlex
Reviewed 20 May 2018 via mobile

Just came back from a lovely weekend in swanage and a stay at the Railway cottage. We stayed in the family room which had ample space. It was clean and light. 2 min walk to tje rown and beach. The dog stayed too. Reasonable rate....More

Thank Sharonjwalker
Reviewed 28 February 2018 via mobile

Lovely room,clean,spacious,added bonus of bath and shower in en suite great people,very helpful and accomadating,dog friendly,is room only,but does state on website,so don't complain at this if you don't read small print! perfect for us,two minutes from town,great park just across the road for our...More

Thank rachel31170
Reviewed 29 October 2017

I chose the Railway Cottage as it is one of the few places in Swanage which takes dogs and also I did not want to pay the extra for breakfast so the room only basis was perfect for me. For a 3 star accommodation it...More

Thank Alison L
Reviewed 21 September 2017

Firstly we must stress that this is NOT a B&B as advertised on various web sites, it is ROOM ONLY. The entire ground floor is occupied by the owners so there are no facilities for guests, i.e. No Dining Room, No Lounge. We first looked...More

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Amenities
Top amenities
Free Parking
Room Service
Spa
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Room Service
Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
Spa
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Price range
US$73 - US$99 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Details
Price range
US$73 - US$99 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
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Lesley Ann M
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Response from marmee095 | Reviewed this property |
I would change your booking. Yes rooms would be quieter at the back but there is hardly any parking with the accommodation. Its not a B and B either, no breakfast, and you will be luck if you see the owners.
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"Rooms at the rear of the property would be quieter. If you are travelling as a couple try and get the..."
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"Room 8 on the rear is a Twin Room and seemed to be the largest and quietest"
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"Ask for a room at the back if possible."
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"Room 7 nice and quiet at the back"
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