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Purbeck House Hotel & Louisa Lodge

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Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

This is a wonderful place to stay and is full of character. It's a great job the owners have done to restore the place. Some of the staff share that pride and enthusiasm and they are all helpful. But the breakfast was very basic not up to the standard of such a place. 'Purbeck Meusli' was just oats. Only plain...

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Bristol, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were with a group of twenty on a weekend walking break. The hotel is of a time when service mattered. The staff were all friendly and helpful. The rooms were comfortable.The food was perfect.At dinner on both nights the meals were served within minutes of each other (which is unusual for a large group). The manager and staff all...

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Bristol, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed here for a walking weekend. The staff were really attentive, the food was great, the bed comfortable and there was loads of hot water. I had a single room but it had plenty of space and all the usual facilities. I loved the quirkiness of this hotel. Wifi connection was a bit iffy on the 2nd floor.

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Bournemouth, UK
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great 2 night stay. One staff member in particular took great care of us, Dragos. He seemed to be everywhere and nothing was too much trouble. In fact all the staff were very friendly and after chatting to the owner/manager it's clear he really loves this hotel. If you can, try to get room 16 n the main hotel. At...

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1Thank DorzetRob
twickenham
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It was like going back in time entering this hotel, in a good way. The staff were very helpful and friendly, nothing was too much trouble. Our room was amazing, comfortable with good facilities. Dinner and breakfast was very nice and as it can be very difficult to get a table at that last minute at most restaurants in Swanage...

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1Thank juliatwickenham
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 February 2017 via mobile

Nice Valentine's Day dinner. This hotel is a very relaxing antidote to busy city life. The staff are attentive and kind . The friendly cat that plays in the garden is really sweet-great asset for the hotel especially for cat lovers. Mark the gardener is still doing a fantastic job bringing the garden back to its Victorian splendor. The hotel...

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Hampshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 February 2017

Booked a last minute getaway, 4/6 February, stayed in room 10 with the four poster bed, I wouldn't pay extra again for this room as it was right above the kitchen and we were awoken on Sunday morning about 7.30am by a very loud radio being played, we went down to reception and complained and the music stopped, the receptionist...

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Thank Sarah H
Christchurch, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 February 2017

Stunning old building with lots of history we stayed in premium double room which was huge and luxurious would thoroughly recommend it all the staff very friendly and helpful nothing to much trouble very convenient position for town and seafront as well

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Staffordshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 February 2017

Short notice booking, the room was comfortable, clean and warm and had all a traveller needs, tea, coffee, toiletries etc.The breakfast was well cooked and hot and cooked to order, something that is becoming less available these day,s. I opted for the Steak Night special as it was a Thursday night. The steak was cooked as I asked for it...

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Newbury, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 February 2017

Stayed at short notice last weekend for a much-needed break; and got an amazing deal by phoning the hotel. There is ample free parking. The main hotel is a very old house with a fascinating history and many architectural features to admire - if you like that sort of thing, you'll enjoy the surroundings a lot. We stayed in Louisa...

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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Welcome to the Purbeck House Hotel, "An Oasis of Relaxation and Enjoyment." Purbeck House Hotel is a family-run hotel steeped in over a century of history. Nestled in extensive gardens in the centre of Swanage, close to shopping centre, Pub, Restaurant, this unique family-run hotel combines the atmosphere of a traditional country house with all the amenities of a modern hotel. Steeped in history, the 38 bedrooms are divided between the main house, constructed in 1875, and the newly-built Louisa Lodge (completed in 2003). All of the bedrooms are en suite, Tea/Coffee making facilities, LED HD Flat Screen TV, Iphone Docking Station, Iron and Iron Board, Direct Dial Telephone, Free Broadband WiFi Connection and some have sea or garden views. The hotel has a large car park and is only 300 yards from the sea front and the clean, sandy beaches.This Family howne this Hotel for the last 15 Years ... more   less 

Additional Information about Purbeck House Hotel & Louisa Lodge

Address: 91 High Street, Swanage BH19 2LZ, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Dorset > Isle of Purbeck > Swanage
Price Range: $157 - $235 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Purbeck House Hotel & Louisa Lodge 3*
Number of rooms: 38
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Also Known As:
Purbeck House Hotel And Louisa Lodge
Purbeck House Hotel & Louisa Swanage
Purbeck Hotel Louisa
Purbeck House Hotel & Louisa Lodge Swanage, Dorset
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“Room 16. Large double aspect room with stunning views out across Swanage Bay.”
 of 5 bubbles DorzetRob, 8 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Room 10 is above kitchen and is quite noisy early in morning”
 of 5 bubbles sarahhL6315GA, 11 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Read the reviews before choosing”
 of 5 bubbles K4938AMkarenl, 2 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Room 4 was large with great views of the garden. Room 16 has the best views”
 of 5 bubbles paultK4630WW, 21 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Some rooms have a sea view.”
 of 5 bubbles FrequentTraveller425, 16 Jan 2017 | Read review
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