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Calgary, Alberta, Canada
Reviewed 7 September 2015

Of all the places I stayed at during my recent visit to England, to complete my walk along the SW Coast Path during the 2nd leg from Lizard Point to South Haven Point, Chiltern Lodge was arguably the best place I stayed. First of all I should start by saying I was unable to secure accommodation in Lulworth Cove, and...

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Reviewed 13 August 2015 via mobile

A very pleasant couple but too many rules and not enough customer care. You are greeted with the first rule which is 'no shoes'. I don't have a problem with that but to be then offered slippers or socks to put on was over the top. The bedroom was cramped. No TV, very little in terms of tea making facilities...

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dvdan, Owner at Chiltern Lodge, responded to this review

It is not our policy to reply to reviews but let the reviews speak for themselves and our prospective clients’ consider accordingly. Our exception to this rule is where a review, or part of a review, misrepresents us in fact. We do have a ‘no outside footwear in the house’ rule. This is because a large percentage of our guests...

Aboyne, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 July 2015

David and Ann are a very welcoming couple and want your stay to be enjoyed. We were offered a welcome tea or coffee on arrival and Ann cooks a nice dinner and it's worth paying the extra to have it, as you would be limited to pies and pasties at the local Inn, "The Square and Compass" which is utterly...

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Waterlooville, United Kingdom
Reviewed 25 April 2015

We finished the SWCP as this was our last night after 630 miles (plus diversions). David and Ann let us share a room with our son, as they put a spare camp bed in place of the armchair. They kindly agreed to us staying at very short notice and cooked us a great supper and understood we were hungry walkers....

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 April 2015

We were gently admonished for arriving late after a good few pints in the square and compass. ( avoid the pasties there). However, by breakfast, Dave had recovered and was friendly and informative and warm. This is a no frills establishment, no room TV and a Kneeling in the bath shower head device. Breakfast was ok. I would go back....

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 January 2015

My wife, mother-in-law, brother-in-law and I stayed here for a couple of days commencing Boxing Day. Ann was very helpful with taking the booking, which was pretty last minute (our comms with other establishments had left a lot to be desired), the accommodation was excellent for the price, and the breakfast delicious and plentiful. David has, as a photographer, seen...

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1Thank Robwomble
Hong Kong, China
Reviewed 17 October 2014

It's about this time of the year that I get frazzled with work and reminisce the summer vacation. What springs to mind was the well spent weekend exploring the coast of Dorset and getting to spend time at a lovely and very hospitable B&B in a small town called Swanage. Anne and David the owners of the B&B were very...

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Dorset, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 October 2014

I was pleased to find this lovely B&B when I attended a local event in September. As a solo traveller I always feel I am being penalised having to pay a considerable amount of single supplement wherever I stay. This B&B did me justice! While most of the B&B's in the area charge on average 50-60 pounds when I enquired,Chiltern...

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London
Reviewed 12 August 2014

We were walking the South West Coast Path and there was only this option - we were not disappointed. David and Ann were excellent hosts and we had some very enjoyable and interesting conversations with them. The meal (vegetarian) was very good and the portion size was ample. Given that the pub only serves pasties and there is only a...

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Southampton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 June 2014

I stayed at the Chiltern Lodge for one night at the beginning of June 2014 and I would be happy to return. After a a very long walk that day, I was absolutely wrecked by the time I arrived at Chiltern Lodge and it was nice to be greeted with the offer of a cup of tea as soon as...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Chiltern Lodge is situated in Worth Matravers, a village close to the town of Swanage. The area is ideal for those wanting fresh air, peace and quiet plus a chance to explore the Jurrasic Coast. Local walks range from short strolls to stages of the South West Coast Peninsular Path. Whether you laze in the garden or explore on foot we offer you the chance to re-capture life in the slow lane. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Chiltern Lodge

Address: 8 Newfoundland Close, Worth Matravers, Swanage BH19 3LX, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Dorset > Isle of Purbeck > Swanage > Worth Matravers
Number of rooms: 2
Also Known As:
Chiltern Hotel Worth Matravers
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“No tips I'm afraid - don't think it much matters! Lovely quiet location and such a good base to do all sorts from.”
 of 5 bubbles alisonrd45, 23 Sep 2015 | Read review
“The twin room has a view of the front garden.”
 of 5 bubbles Peter1305, 5 Oct 2014 | Read review
“Contact David and Ann to ask questions before you arrive and they will give you honest answers. Consider asking Ann to prepare an evening meal for you and you won't regret it!”
 of 5 bubbles 742tonye, 29 Apr 2014 | Read review
“We always prefer the twin room with its view and the sun in the afternoon and evening.”
 of 5 bubbles 177ulfl, 23 Oct 2013 | Read review
“Choose the small double room for the firmer mattress....”
 of 5 bubbles TravelhopefulSue, 8 Oct 2013 | Read review
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