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“Girls mini break”
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Easter Cottage
Ranked #23 of 49 Swanage B&B and Inns
Hillingdon
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33 reviews
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“Girls mini break”
Reviewed 18 August 2013 via mobile

My daughter and I spent two nights at Easter Cottage in early August. Can only repeat previous comments about the lovely room and en suite, beautiful breakfast and the great location. Literally a five minute walk to station - being a steam train enthusiast can thoroughly recommend the steam train to Corfe Castle We had a wonderful few days and would thoroughly recommend this b&b!

Stayed August 2013, travelled with family
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Reviewed 30 July 2013

We spent three nights here over the Swanage Carnival weekend - 26-29 July. There is very little to add to the previous reviews. Dave is the perfect host. Genuinely warm and welcoming. Nothing was too much trouble. The house is spotlessly clean. Both bedrooms are attractive with flat screen TV, fridge and large bath/shower en suite. The bed was comfortable and we slept very well in the Egyptian cotton sheets. Breakfast is personally served by Dave and the quality is excellent with a varied selection to suit all tastes. The location could not be better as Easter Cottage is literally a minute walk to the town centre. To cap it all the weather held out for us to enjoy a brilliant carnival weekend.

We highly recommend Easter Cottage for your stay in beautiful Swanage.

  • Stayed July 2013, travelled as a couple
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Yatton Keynell, null, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 7 July 2013

Just got back from a very enjoyable 4 night stay at the wonderful Easter Cottage and can not recommend it highly enough.
Being returning visitors its was hard to imagine it could be better than last time but Dave is forever improving with small special tweaks guaranteed to make the stay perfect.
We stayed in the Purbeck Suite with is decorated and furnished to a very high standard and with an extremely comfortable bed and corner bath en suite for relaxing long soaks.
The breakfasts were impeccable each morning and every need is fully catered for without hesitation and being a vegetarian I was more than aptly catered for.
Thank you for a wonderful stay and we will definitely be back thank you for making Our stay perfect :)

Room Tip: Both rooms are fantastic but have a special preference to the Purbeck Suite
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  • Stayed July 2013, travelled as a couple
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Southampton, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 3 June 2013

Much has already been written about the rooms the breakfasts and the lovely Dave which I wholeheartedly agree with but I would like to mention how good the actual area was for my sister and I. Neither of us drive so good public transport is essential.Easter Cottage is a two min. stroll to the bus station (for Wareham and beyond and also to Bournemouth via Studland and Sandbanks). Right next to this is the steam railway which took us to Corfe Castle for pub lunch. Swanage itself could be one enormous cafe/tearoom/restaurant/pub crawl !! So much choice!! Only five min.level walk is the beautiful beach. Views are amazing!! Our four day stay just was'nt long enough. We will return very soon. Why stay anywhere else when you find perfection!! Thanks Dave x

  • Stayed May 2013, travelled with friends
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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 9 May 2013

We spent four nights in the Purbeck Suite at Easter Cottage, and enjoyed every minute of it. Comfortable bed, massive bathroom. All the amenities that you expect from a high-end B&B.
Breakfast was excellent, with good selection of food all freshly prepared.
There are only two bedrooms, so the host can give you his full attention.
Perfect location, close to shops, steam railway, town and beach.
Hoping to go again next year.

Room Tip: Purbeck Suite is out the back, with a view over the gardens (and a rather grotty boundary wall to th...
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  • Stayed May 2013, travelled as a couple
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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 25 April 2013

This was a lovely place and Dave was very welcoming. We had lots of choice for breakfast, as much as we could possibly eat (and more). The room was very well furnished , with a comfy bed and a fridge, which was kept stocked with fresh milk and filtered water. Bathroom with bath and shower over, toiletries, and fluffy white towels. Addition of robes and slippers was a nice touch. Everything clean and well maintained. Enjoyed our 4 nights stay here.

Room Tip: Only two rooms and am sure both equally good.
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  • Stayed April 2013, travelled as a couple
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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 21 April 2013

My husband and I chose to stay at Easter Cottage to celebrate our twenty second Wedding Anniversary. Weekend of 19/4/13 - 21/4/13.
The pictures on the internet did not disappoint. Our room was beautiful and the extra touches, such as the fridge,fresh milk, filtered water, towelling robes and slippers made us feel very special indeed.
Having stayed at one of the larger hotels last year, they could learn at lot in looking after their customers, if they were to stay at Easter Cottage.
The breakfasts were cooked to order and tasted wonderful.
It was lovely to come back to the room in the evening to find that the bedroom curtains had been drawn and the bed turned down. It is these touches that make the customer want to come again
I agree with the other comments made and we will be back again
Dave was warm, friendly and very welcoming and it there was an award for being a host, I would enter him for it.
Thank you Dave for a lovely stay

  • Stayed April 2013, 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 #23 of 49 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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