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Condo/Apartment -
2 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 4
Swanage, Isle of Purbeck, Dorset, England

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MaggieW19...
Southampton, United Kingdom
Level 1 Contributor
3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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“Perfect Location”
Reviewed 5 June 2014 for a stay in May 2014
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This holiday flat is perfect for a relaxed break in Swanage. Its right by the seafront without being in the main drag. You can park up and not even need to use your car for your entire stay, with the beach, counrty park and steam train within easy walking distance. It is close to several excellent pubs, our favourite being the Red Lion.

Date of stay: May 2014
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Liked best: Location
Liked least: Lack of dishwasher
Travelling group: Young Children
Your age range 35-49
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Lesley H
Welling, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
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“Excellent property!”
Reviewed 11 May 2014 for a stay in May 2014
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We ave just returned from Osborne House, Swanage. A stunning flat with superb views across the bay and towards the pier. Accomodation was excellent with tasteful 'seaside' decor. The Georgian windows gave us a great view of Swanage and the coast.

Date of stay: May 2014
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Your age range 50-64
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Jennifer...
Reading, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“What a great location and accommodation spot on”
Reviewed 9 May 2014 for a stay in May 2014
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person found this review helpful

Wonderful location and accommodation was just as advertised.Very quiet considering very near the town.Our car was not needed to get about as we used the steam railway spending a day in Corfe.What a great day.Would recommend to family /friends.

Date of stay: May 2014
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Your age range 65+
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Alasdair...
Walton-On-Thames, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“90m from sea front with great views from huge bay window”
Reviewed 13 November 2013 for a stay in September 2013
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person found this review helpful

The absolute best place to be is sitting underneath the huge lounge bay window when the morning sun floods into the apartment. You can easily sit there and look out of the window the whole day!

But when you do go out, the beach front is literally 90m away or you can walk straight up the grassy hill to Peveril Point to begin your cliff top walk.

This really is the best corner of Swanage to be in and we will definitely be coming back here again.

Date of stay: September 2013
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Liked best: Views in morning sunshine
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
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K8L19
Aldershot, United Kingdom
1 review
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“Super spot - Just right to explore Swanage and surrounding area”
Reviewed 27 October 2013 for a stay in April 2013
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person found this review helpful

We stayed at the flat as a party of four and had a super time. The accommodation was excellent and is very well situated in the heart of Swanage. Although there were four of us, there was plenty of room to relax together when not out exploring and we enjoyed a mix of elf-catering and eating out around the town.

I'm sure we'll be back, either for a cozy stay during the winter or a summer treat! Either way, we'll also make sure that we head back to our favorite pub, the Square & Compass at Worth Matravers!

Date of stay: April 2013
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Liked best: Location & standard of accomodation
Liked least: Leaving to go home!!!
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
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BBrown51
Coventry, United Kingdom
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51 reviews
22 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
“Lovely flat in great location”
Reviewed 15 October 2013 for a stay in September 2013
1
person found this review helpful

My wife and I have now stayed in this lovely flat twice and we just love it.
It is in a great location just off the front with only a short walk into the town centre with its many restaurants and cafes and an even shorter walk onto the downs with stunning views of the beautiful coastline. Peveril Point, about half a mile from the flat is a perfect spot to relax by the sea.
The flat has a modern feel yet has a really cosy atmosphere. There is nothing better than sitting in the bay window in the lounge and looking out onto the pier or onto the downs.
The lounge is very well equipped with guides, maps, books and dvds to make a perfect stay whatever the weather. The kitchen is also well equipped and the whole flat was spotlessly clean.
The bedrooms at the back overlook a nice garden which is available to sit in. The bedrooms are comfortable with good storage and most important for us are quiet.
A week or even a few days in this flat and in Swanage just leave you in such a relaxed frame of mind and we cannot wait to come back again.

Date of stay: September 2013
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Liked best: Its cosy feel and great location
Liked least: Nothing in particular
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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McFew
Salisbury, United Kingdom
1 review
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“The perfect place to unwind and enjoy the sea views and wonderful coastline.”
Reviewed 15 October 2013 for a stay in November 2012
1
person found this review helpful

We stayed for a long weekend, and had a lovely time walking along the pier, watching the sun set and enjoying the local fish and chips.
The apartment was fully equipped with everything one would need, and was very clean, warm and comfortable.
We will definitely stay here again in the future.

Date of stay: November 2012
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