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Louisa Lodge & Purbeck House Hotel - Swanage
Free Wi-Fi
Tregonholme Hotel - Bournemouth
Tregonholme Hotel
8.9 Very good
Free Wi-Fi
Washington House Hotel
8.6 Very good
Free Wi-Fi
Derby Manor
9.1 Wonderful
Free Wi-Fi
The Kings Arms
8.8 Very good
Free Wi-Fi
Applewood Hotel
8.4 Very good
Free Wi-Fi
Denewood Hotel
8.6 Very good
Free Wi-Fi
The Green House
8.7 Very good
Free Wi-Fi

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Top tips for finding Swanage hotel deals

  • If you’re looking for a cheap hotel in Swanage, you should consider visiting during the low season. You'll find cheaper hotels in Swanage in November and October.
  • Hotel room prices vary depending on many factors but you’ll most likely find the best hotel deals in Swanage if you stay on a Sunday. The opposite is true for, Thursday, which is usually the most expensive day.
  • Book at least 32 days before your stay begins to get the best price for your Swanage hotel.
  • How long should you stay? KAYAK users usually book their hotel in Swanage for 4 days.
  • To fully enjoy the beaches of Swanage, book accommodation through KAYAK located close to the coast, such as The Sandhaven guest house, which is less than half a mile away and just a few minutes' walk.
  • KAYAK offers a range of accommodation options in Swanage geared towards families, like the Limes Hotel, which offers affordable and convenient family rooms and also allows pets.
  • For amazing views, we recommend staying in a hotel with views of Swanage Bay and Pevril Point. The Grand Hotel Swanage offers great views of both, as well as a garden to relax in and a private beach area.
  • If you are interested in taking the Swanage Railway, you can reach it easily from centrally located accommodation options like Rivendell Guest House. Taking the steam train from Swanage Railway to Corfe Castle for a day trip is one of the area's top attractions.
  • We recommend staying at the Southover Bed and Breakfast if you are visiting Swanage and interested in hiking, as it is located within walking distance of both Durlston Country Park and Townsend Nature Reserve.
  • Enjoy a unique stay in Swanage by booking a stay at one of the campsites or glamping locations available through KAYAK. Swanage Caravan offers garden views and is a popular choice for families during the summer months.
  • For a romantic weekend away, consider booking premium accommodation through KAYAK, for example Swanage Haven Boutique Guest House, which is an adults-only hotel that is great for celebrating a special occasion.

FAQs when booking a hotel in Swanage

  • When is the best time to visit Swanage? 

    As Swanage is a coastal town, we recommend visiting in the summer months to take advantage of Swanage beach, which has a Victorian pier and plenty of amusements, making it ideal for families. You can also filter your search by hotels with swimming pools, like the Grand Hotel Swanage, which is a great pick to help you stay cool in the summer.

  • Where is the best area to stay in Swanage? 

    As Swanage is a small coastal town, it’s easy to get around on foot. However, if you want to ensure you are within walking distance of all the restaurants, the coast and train station, we recommend staying as near to the high street as possible. Purbeck House Hotel is located on the high street, so you’ll be in close proximity to all the attractions.

  • What outdoor activities are there in Swanage? 

    Swanage is a great place to visit for those who love the outdoors and a popular option for those interested in water sports, hiking and cycling. Look for accommodation options located by the coast and in the countryside, such as The Pines Hotel, a beachfront hotel located at the top of a cliff.

  • Where is the best place to stay in Swanage when visiting the Jurassic Coast?

    Southover Bed and Breakfast is located on the edge of the town, making it a popular choice of accommodation for visiting the Jurrasic Coast. The hotel is half a mile away from the UNESCO World Heritage Site, and you can reach it by foot in around 10min.

  • What are the best hotels near Swanage Beach?

    If you are looking for a hotel close to Swanage Beach, you should consider staying at Grand Hotel Swanage, Yha Swanage and Louisa Lodge & Purbeck House Hotel, as they are the most recommended by KAYAK users.

  • How much does a hotel cost in Swanage?

    $256 is the average price for a double room in Swanage, but our users have found rooms for as cheap as $70 in the last 3 days.

  • Which freebies do KAYAK users look for when booking a hotel in Swanage?

    KAYAK users look for a hotel in Swanage with free breakfast. Hotels with free breakfast in Swanage include The Pines Hotel and The Knoll House.

  • How do I find a hotel in central Swanage?

    After you launch a hotel search on KAYAK, you can refine your research by neighborhood, which allows you to pick the central Swanage districts. You can also do a search using the city map to choose a specific location, like Swanage city center.

  • How can I find hotels near me?

    Take a look at our extensive hotel map to find the best hotels near you.

  • Are there Swanage hotels with free parking?

    There are many hotels in Swanage that offer both parking and free parking. Popular choices among KAYAK users include Arbour House B&B, The Knoll House and Robertsbrook Guest House.

Where to stay in Swanage?

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