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3 Highcliffe Road, Swanage BH19 1LW England
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#12 of 49 B&Bs / Inns in Swanage
The Rookery is situated just 100 yards from Swanage's sandy beach and just a short stroll from the town centre. We are a family run guest house, offering traditional bed and breakfast, with good quality en suite accomodation and evening meals by arrangement.What we can offer you - Great location near all amenities - pubs, restaurants, bars, shops and the beach. Licensed premises. Private car parking. Nine en-suite rooms - doubles, twins and a single. Family suite with interconnecting rooms. Flat screen digital TV and radio in room. Free Wifi access. Tea and coffee making facilities
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Free parking
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Dan T wrote a review Oct 2020
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Stayed for a long weekend in October and had a great time in a COVID safe environment. The room was comfy clean and spacious, breakfast was delicious and the host friendly and accommodating. Great stay in a great location
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Date of stay: October 2020Trip type: Travelled with family
Phil wrote a review Oct 2020
East Grinstead, United Kingdom1 contribution
Spotless room which had everything we needed. An excellent breakfast with plenty of choice and really good quality. The hotel is in a great location only a minute from the beach and a 10 minute stroll into the centre of Swanage. Alan was a superb host and we will definitely be returning to the Rookery.
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Date of stay: October 2020
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Room Tip: Book early as very popular
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Tsm116 wrote a review Oct 2020
Kent, United Kingdom10 contributions5 helpful votes
Friendly owners - very knowledgeable about places to see & nothing seemed too much h trouble. Gorgeous room & very comfy bedroom! Great breakfast with a good selection of choices. On the whole, a great hotel, would definitely recommend.
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Date of stay: October 2020Trip type: Travelled as a couple
Hazel B wrote a review Sep 2020
Reykjavik, Iceland3 contributions1 helpful vote
Lovely clean Covid aware B&B. Very good location within walking distance of the beach/town. Bus service nearby but also provides off road parking. The room was beautifully decorated, as was the on suite bathroom. Stairs are quite steep for anyone with problems walking but hosts very helpful and willing to carry luggage If needed. Breakfast was great with good selection and there was a snack menu in the bar for the evenings which was useful after a long day out. Couldn’t ask for better hosts, such a friendly helpful couple, nothing was too much trouble, would definitely stay there again. Swanage is beautiful, lovely beach stunning scenery, lots of great walks. Steam railway from the town, boats trips along the Jurassic coast.
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Date of stay: September 2020
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Room Tip: It’s in a quiet road so I imagine all rooms would be quiet. Quite steep stairs if you have...
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Maria K wrote a review Sep 2020
Rickmansworth, United Kingdom87 contributions41 helpful votes
We booked The Rookery as we were visiting friends in Swanage, right from our arrival the hosts were lovely, nothing was too much trouble. There is a lovely welcoming and relaxing feel to the place and our room was beautifully decorated and spotlessly clean with everything there that you could want. The bedding is really good quality and the bed was so comfortable. The breakfast menu was extensive and all freshly cooked with good quality products and the option to ask for more if you wanted it. I cannot recommend this place highly enough, you will not be disappointed, we thoroughly enjoyed our stay.
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Date of stay: September 2020
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US$115 - US$179 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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United KingdomEnglandDorsetIsle of PurbeckSwanage
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Frequently Asked Questions about The Rookery
Which popular attractions are close to The Rookery?
Nearby attractions include Pursenalities (0.6 miles), Swanage Pier (0.7 miles), and Swanage Bay View (0.6 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at The Rookery?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, a lounge, and free parking.
What food & drink options are available at The Rookery?
Guests can enjoy a lounge and a snack bar during their stay.
Is parking available at The Rookery?
Yes, free parking and street parking are available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to The Rookery?
Conveniently located restaurants include Java Independent Coffee House, Bliss Food Co., and The Cabin.
Is The Rookery located near the city centre?
Yes, it is 0.6 miles away from the centre of Swanage.
Are there any historical sites close to The Rookery?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Jurassic Coast (1.2 miles), Fort Henry (1.9 miles), and Keates Quarry Dinosaur Footprints (3.0 miles).