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Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
Reviewed 8 May 2013

A very warm welcome from Dianne set the tone for our short spring break. Very comfortable en suite room with great thought given to everything we might need. The breakfast menu included anything we could possibly want and we were able to indulge in rare treats - a full English breakfast and scrambled eggs and smoked salmon. Also rather lighter...

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Clare_House, Owner at Clare House, responded to this review

Hi Kathy, thank you for your kind words especially about our breakfast, we do try to offer as much as we possibly can. I do hope you will come back and see us soon, we would be delighted to see you both.

Salisbury, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 May 2013

The accommodation was lovely and immaculate from the second you walked in the door. The owners were very welcoming and friendly. Our room was clean, large and spacious and more than adequate facilities. The breakfast was fantastic with many options and the staff were helpful and polite. The location was perfect for the town, restaurants and the beach. I would...

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Clare_House, Owner at Clare House, responded to this review

Thank you very much for the lovely review. I just hope you two will be able to come back and see us very soon. You will always be welcome at Clare House.

Newmarket, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 May 2013

From the moment you are welcomed by Dianne you can totally relax. Beautiful rooms, comfortable beds, comprehensive tea trays and the most amazing breakfasts you will ever get to experience anywhere. I will definitely return and urge everyone else to visit too.

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Clare_House, Owner at Clare House, responded to this review

Thank you for a perfectly lovely review. You and your colleague were a delight to have stay with us, Alan and I hope to see you both soon.

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Reviewed 1 May 2013

I wanted to find an intimate yet stylish guesthouse for our anniversary after several weekends away in large hotels, this time we opted for the more personal touch. Clare House was everything it promised to be- cosy yet elegant rooms and decor, fantastic location and a la carte breakfast freshly cooked to order.Delicious pancakes and poached eggs sampled,were perfectly cooked....

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Clare_House, Owner at Clare House, responded to this review

Hi Andy, thank you for a most gracious review. it is very much appreciated. I am so sorry it took a week to send back your make-up bag. My daughter was ill and I took a few days off to go and look after her and her 9 month old baby, I do hope we will see you and Andrew...

Aylesbury, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 April 2013

From the moment we stepped into the guest house, the welcome was very warm & welcoming from the owners. The check in was quick & we were in our room within 5 mins, the room was kitted out to perfection and very comfortable (although the shower was only electric, it was still ok though). The breakfast was outstanding and they...

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Clare_House, Owner at Clare House, responded to this review

Thank you for your generous comments, I know you only stayed one night with us on your trip, but I do hope you will come back to Clare House sometime in the future. The reason we have electric showers is so that you can have a piping hot shower anytime day or night.

Nottingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 April 2013

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Farnborough, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 April 2013

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Basingstoke, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 April 2013

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Overton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 24 April 2013

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Reviewed 23 April 2013

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  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
A home for you while you are away from home in a 5 Star Gold Award Guest House that also boasts a coveted VisitBritain Breakfast Award 3 years in a row. At Clare House we aim to provide you a home from home at the beautiful seaside resort of Swanage on the World Heritage Jurassic Coast. We are less than 200 metres from the award winning beach and the 2012 pier of the year, with town centre restaurants and bars only a few minutes walk. We are also only a few minutes from newly refurbished Durlston Country Park and the stunning clifftop walks. For breakfast we prefer to use Homemade, locally-sourced or Fairtrade produce. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Clare House

Address: 1 Park Road, Swanage BH19 2AA, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Dorset > Isle of Purbeck > Swanage
Price Range: £83 - £108 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Clare House 5*
Number of rooms: 6
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Clare House Hotel Swanage
Clare House Swanage, Isle Of Purbeck
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Cookham Dean, United Kingdom
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“larger room on first floor ideal for older guests”
 of 5 bubbles Melkshamkevmoore, 18 Oct 2016 | Read review
“not suitable if walking is an issue, rooms get hot if sun is out.”
 of 5 bubbles 347lawrences, 21 Aug 2016 | Read review
“All rooms face the road, higher rooms probably have sea views.”
 of 5 bubbles Anionfan, 5 Aug 2016 | Read review
“We had room 6 which was sunny and fairly large. I think any room would be quiet (and comfortable).”
 of 5 bubbles E3805OKstever, 14 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Quiet area all rooms are excellent”
 of 5 bubbles robertjU6684TN, 3 Apr 2016 | Read review
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