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“A beautiful house in a stunning location”
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28 reviews
The Apartments
The Downs
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Porthole Window in Living Area
Bedroom 1
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2 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 6
Swanage, Isle of Purbeck, Dorset, England

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Julia D
Leamington Spa, England, United Kingdom
1 review
“A beautiful house in a stunning location”
Reviewed 30 August 2013 for a stay in August 2013

My husband and I have just returned from the most wonderful long weekend at the Haven. We had a fantastic time with friends and the house was everything we could have wished for with stunning sea views across to Old Harry. We felt immediately at home in the house and the rooms were very comfortable. The house was an easy five minute walk into Swanage where we spent a lovely afternoon shopping and relaxing on the beach. We had a fantastic walk across the beach and over the cliffs past Old Harry rocks before stopping for a well earnt lunch at the wonderful Banks Arms pub in Studland. We can't wait to stay at the Haven again next year and would thoroughly recommend it to both families and friends looking for a holiday in Swanage.

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Liked best: The views!
Liked least: We were very content with everything in the house
Travelling group: Friends
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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hookyhols
banbury
Level 1 Contributor
3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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“Fantastic views”
Reviewed 12 August 2013 for a stay in August 2013

The location is great, within easy walking distance of town but in quiet location with excellent views in every direction. Accomodation is very clean, comfortable and well equipped. We have stayed in many different places in Swanage over the past 20 years and would rate this as the best.

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Liked best: location
Liked least: cooker behind kitchen door
Travelling group: Extended Family
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Friends getaway Families with young children
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Reviewed 1 August 2013 for a stay in July 2013

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Liked best: The lounge and view
Travelling group: Young Children
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Families with young children Large groups
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Lorraine...
Leamington Spa, United Kingdom
1 review
“Excellent apartment with amazing views”
Reviewed 28 July 2013 for a stay in July 2013

Owner amazing, communication excellent, friendly and very helpful.
Haven apartment just right for 6 people with 3 kids, who had great fun playing on huge balcony.
Furniture comfortable and good quality, kitchen,dining room and lounge perfect.
Facilities good and in prime location, amazing sea views and 10 minutes walk to Swanage High Street.
Would Highly Recommend Owner and Property, will definitely book again!

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Liked best: Sea Views, comfortable sofa and chair and excellent kitchen and great bathrooms
Liked least: No washing machine and not allowed to use dryer
Travelling group: Young Children
Your age range 35-49
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Bernadett...
Manchester, United Kingdom
1 review
“Excellent location”
Reviewed 9 July 2013 for a stay in July 2013

This property is in an excellent location, with stunning views of Old Harry Rocks from the living area and roof terrace. The furniture and equipment is all of a very good standard. Swanage is only a 5 minute walk away, but the property itself is situated in a quiet area with very little traffic. We are keen walkers and were able to walk to Old Harry Rocks in Studland, Dancing Ledge, through Durlston Country Park and Corfe Castle; without needing to use the car. There is the option of the bus or steam train back from Corfe.

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Liked best: Location and Views
Liked least: No washing machine
Travelling group: Teenagers
Your age range 35-49
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Large groups
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Williams1...
Slough, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
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“Great location”
Reviewed 5 July 2013 for a stay in June 2013

The Haven is a fabulous holiday home. Well located and beautifully equipped. Spotless throughout with a fantastic terrace overlooking the sea.

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Liked best: The sitting room and roof terrace
Liked least: Nothing
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Your age range 50-64
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Sarah W
Basingstoke, United Kingdom
2 reviews
“Fantastic Stay”
Reviewed 17 June 2013 for a stay in June 2013

Just got back from a weeks holiday staying at The Haven and had a fantastic time. The accommodation is very spacious and well equipped. Location is EXCELLENT. 5 minutes from the beach and the town with shops and restaurants. Had direct contact with the owner who was lovely and very helpful. Would definitely recommend and hope to return soon.

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Liked best: Location
Travelling group: Young Children
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Large groups People with pets
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