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Firswood Guest House
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Firswood Guest House
Ranked #43 of 47 Swanage B&B and Inns
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56 reviews
17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
“great price, excellent location”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2013

Was the cheapest price we could find, most b&b's wanted minimum of 2 nights, but this one was happy for just 1 nights stay, breakfast was included in price although had to have it between 8.30-9am. excellent location, friendly owners, lovely double room with a single bed aswel and small but adaquate ensuite. Would definatly stay again

  • Stayed December 2012, travelled with family
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    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
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    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
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    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 August 2012

I have just returned with my Mum from a wonderful weeks holiday in Swanage staying at Firswood B & B.

It is a very well run establishment with every comfort, its a Friendly Family run place where there is a warm welcome, lovely breakfast and nice comfortable rooms.

The location is fantastic it is literally 1 min walk to the town's shops, restaurants pubs etc and just 5 min walk the to the beech.

This is a great place to stay it is simply the best!

Room Tip: Our room was on the first floor and was easily managable for my Mum.
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  • Stayed July 2012, travelled with family
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Yatton Keynell, null, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 July 2012

Just had a very pleasant stay, in a very clean and comfortable room, parking was easy and the hostess extremely friendly and helpful with local ammenities and attractions.
The room had all we needed and made for a very relaxing time, the location was super and convienient for the beach, town, railway.
The food was extremely nice, although the only negative if it could be called that as it is extremely trvial in comparrison to everything else was that more thought could go into the vegetarian breakfast, instead of just negating the meat perhaps a vegi sausage, or some beans or additional hash brown.

Room Tip: Room 7 very quiet
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  • Stayed June 2012, travelled as a couple
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Vancouver, Canada
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2011

stayed 2nights while walking the Coast Path. Our double room was clean and adequate size but the en suite was a very small cubicle with a poorly fitted sliding door. breakfast was fine as long as you wanted it between 8.30 and 9 am!! A request for 8 o'clock was rejected firmly. SAnd the breakfast room is locked until exactly 8.30. Parking is very restricted requiring shuttling of cars so as not to be boxed in

  • Stayed September 2011, travelled as a couple
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Lewes
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2011

We enjoyed our stay very much. Ideal location for a railway enthusiast - opposite the steam railway station but not noisy. Very friendly and helpful staff and comfortable accommodation.

  • Stayed September 2011, travelled as a couple
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Rochester, United Kingdom
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90 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2011

From the time we got there to the time we left, we very well treated by Lyn and Terry, nothing was too much trouble, the accomodation was superb, fresh towels daily and a fantastic cooked breakfast that sets you up for the day! this guest house is thoroughly recommended to anyone.

  • Stayed September 2011, travelled as a couple
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Southampton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2010

We Stayed for four nights and had no complaints. The room was immaculate in both décor and cleanliness with fresh linen and a COMFORTABLE bed. The Breakfast selections were great ,I opted for the Full English that was cooked to order and tasted excellent! The owners were polite and willing to share their vast knowledge on the surrounding area. A great example of value for money. We have already booked our next stay.

  • Stayed August 2010, travelled as a couple
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Property: Firswood Guest House
Address: 29 Kings Road West, Swanage BH19 1HF, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Dorset > Isle of Purbeck > Swanage
Hotel Style:
Ranked #43 of 47 B&Bs / Inns in Swanage
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): £
Number of rooms: 7
Also Known As:
Firswood Guest House Swanage, Isle Of Purbeck

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