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“Best B & B in Swanage”
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Easter Cottage
Ranked #25 of 48 Swanage B&B and Inns
Cheshunt, United Kingdom
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32 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
“Best B & B in Swanage”
Reviewed 15 August 2012

This was our second visit to Easter Cottage and felt that we had come home. Dave made us so welcome and the service was second to none as before. Little touches like the fresh flowers, turned down bed in the evening, dressing gowns and fridge stocked with water, milk and fruit, made this another wonderful experience. Loved the updated decor and this is also where you find the best breakfast in town! Situated centrally in town you could not wish to stay in a better B &B! Contact Dave directly and he will be happy to accommodate you.

  • Stayed August 2012, travelled as a couple
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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 1 July 2012

My husband and I spent four wonderful nights at Easter Cottage Swanage, and what a fantastic place it is. The whole cottage is immaculate throughout we stayed in the Purbeck Suit, which is tastefully decorated to a very high standard. Nice comfortable bed, and a large hospitality tray which included fresh fruit and a jug of milk every day.
The cottage has a Silver award for breakfasts, and you can understand why they are absolutely fabulous.
Dave goes the extra mile to make your stay as peaceful and pleasant as possible

  • Stayed June 2012, travelled as a couple
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Yatton Keynell, null, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 24 May 2012

Have satyed several times and will definately be back, although often booked up quicly which says a lot.
Parking is tight and at a premium but Dave will always move his car to enable no hassle, breakfast is absolutely fantastic for both Myself the vegetarian and My meat loving husband.
The rooms are extremely spacious, clean and comfortable, and the location is ideal for whatever you look to do.
It definately defines "good things come in small packages" as to top it all Dave and Diane are both lovely friendly and helpful.
A total Gem

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  • Stayed June 2011, travelled as a couple
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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 3 April 2012

Very pleasant stay in an exceptionally nice en-suite bedroom. Accommodation to a very high standard, also very hospitable.

  • Stayed March 2012, travelled as a couple
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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 3 October 2010

Wanted a base for exploring Swanage and couldn't have asked for a more accommodating and welcoming owner. Drove down from London late on a Friday evening and, as promised, David made sure we could park outside the B and B by moving his car elsewhere - parking is at a premium on Eldon Terrace!

No complaints at all with the comfy bed and very pleased with the luxury ensuite facilities. The quality cooked breakfast set us up for the following day and we left the establishment in good spirits!

  • Stayed October 2010, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 2 October 2010

Easter Cottage is the best of all worlds - it's very central, near the shops, sea front, and steam railway, but in a cul-de-sac so there is no traffic noise. Parking in the street outside is free, and although there was no space when we arrived, Dave the proprietor moved his car so that we could get ours in.

We occupied the back bedroom which had a huge ensuite bath/shower room and toilet. Everything was very clean and comfortable.

Breakfast was excellent with a range of starters (including fresh grapefruit and locally produced muesli) and a lot of ingredients making up the cooked breakfast.

We liked everything about Easter Cottage and would stay there again.

  • Stayed September 2010, travelled as a couple
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walkford dorset
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Reviewed 29 June 2010

We came upon this B&B by chance, and what a find! Enormous sized rooms, and the friendliest Proprietors you could wish to meet. The breakfast was probably the best we have ever had. A good sized flat screen TV/DVD Player positioned where we could both watch it while sitting on the bed, and a good selection of DVD's to borrow from the spacious lounge. As there are only two guest rooms we found the breakfast room enormouse with just two tables.

The other couple that were there have been going to Easter Cottage for about ten years, and were full of praise for it. There is no lack of things to do in Swanage, with the steam railway running every day to Corfe Castle and Norden. Walkers are also well provided for with walks of varying lengths along the "Jurassic Coast". There is also an excellent bus service enabling you to terminate your walk when you've had enough and return to swanage on the bus.

Colin & Teresa.

  • Stayed June 2010, travelled as a couple
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Additional Information about Easter Cottage

Property: Easter Cottage
Address: 9 Eldon Terrace, Swanage BH19 1HA, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Dorset > Isle of Purbeck > Swanage
Amenities:
Beach Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
Ranked #25 of 48 B&Bs / Inns in Swanage
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): ££
Hotel Class:4 star — Easter Cottage 4*
Number of rooms: 2
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Diane and Dave warmly welcome you toour award winning Grade II listed Purbeck stone cottage - a charming, friendly and intimate Bed and Breakfast in the beautiful county of Dorset. This is the Bed & Breakfast in Swanage that you have been looking for, quietly tucked away from busy through traffic, yet within a couple of minutes level walk to the town centre and steam railway. The beautiful sheltered sandy beach is also just a few hundred metres level stroll away and the stunning coastal path is just a short walk away. ... more   less 
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Easter Cottage Swanage, Isle Of Purbeck

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