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Guest Reviews

Overall rating: 5 out of 5
Sue was very welcoming and helpful. Room was comfortable and quiet and we enjoyed a lovely cooked breakfast. It was love…
Emma - Oct 14
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  • Internet access (wireless) in public areas
  • Ironing facilities
  • Wakeup call
  • DVD/Video/Games rental
  • Lounge
  • Non-smoking (throughout)
  • Lock-up facility for bicycles
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Check-in: 4:30 PM till 8:30 PM
Early check-in available on request.

Check-out: 10:30 AM
Late check-out available on request

Children Policy: Children welcome - with age limit
Smoking Policy: No smoking
Pet Policy: No pets

Cancellation Policy

Booking Terms and Conditions


Payment At Property

Cash (Sterling), Cash (Euro), Credit card, Debit card, Cheque

Master Card Maestro Visa Visa Electron Solo 


  • Support for the Mobility Impaired
    We do have a room on the ground floor but there are 4 steps in order to access the front floor.


Visit Britain 4 Stars Guest House

A Great Escape Guest House in Swanage, Dorset is a 19th century townhouse offering relaxing accommodation in a central location. We are conveniently placed for all of the sights of Swanage. It's only a 7 minute walk from the house to the award winning Blue Flag beach, and the famous Swanage Steam Railway is 5 minutes away.

A Great Escape offers a high level of accommodation with en-suite shower rooms (4) and a bathroom, Freeview flat screen televisions, fridges, safes, hairdriers, ironing boards, and refreshment making facilities. We also offer a full English breakfast using locally sourced produce.

We are 5 minutes from the Swanage Steam Railway Station. Catch a train to Corfe and explore the village and castle. Explore the history of swanage in our fascinating museum and then stroll on the pier; watch the fishermen (or join in!!); or simply relax and enjoy the wonderful views.

We look forward to welcoming you to A Great Escape.

Ratings & Awards

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Environmental Statement

A Great Escape Guest House recycles; uses low energy light bulbs and uses environmentally friendly products wherever possible. Our breakfast produce such as milk, eggs, sausages, bacon and vegetables are sourced from local farms and dairies and we bake our own bread.