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1 room, 2 adults

Purbeck House Hotel

3-starThis establishment has received its official star rating from VisitEngland, the National Tourist Board for England.
91 High Street, Swanage, England, BH19 2LZ, United Kingdom

Bayfront hotel with bar/lounge, near Swanage Beach
  • Free English breakfast, free WiFi, and free parking
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Great location
Fantastic service
Tasty breakfast
Ordinary amenities

Purbeck House Hotel

from ZAR 2,917
  • Standard Double Room, Ensuite
  • Standard Twin Room, 2 Twin Beds, Annex Building
  • Standard Double Room, Annex Building
  • Superior Double Room, 1 Bedroom, Ocean View
  • Superior Double Room, Courtyard View

What’s around Purbeck House Hotel


  • On the waterfront
  • Swanage Beach - 6 min walk
  • Swanage Museum and Heritage Centre - 5 min walk
  • Pier Beach - 6 min walk
  • Swanage Pier - 9 min walk
  • Durlston Country Park - 12 min walk
  • Swanage 18 Hole Pitch and Putt - 14 min walk
  • Great Globe - 24 min walk

Getting around

  • Exeter (EXT-Exeter Intl.) - 97 min drive
  • Bournemouth (BOH-Bournemouth Intl.) - 62 min drive
  • Swanage Station - 4 min walk
  • Swanage Herston Halt Station - 20 min walk
  • Wareham Harman's Cross Station - 8 min drive

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 38 rooms
  • This hotel is arranged over 2 floors


  • Check-in time 3:00 PM-11:00 PM
  • Check-out time is 11 AM
The front desk is open daily from 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM. To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property at least 24 hours before arrival using the information on the booking confirmation. If you are planning to arrive after 11:00 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation. Guests must contact the property in advance for check-in instructions. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Required at check-in

  • Credit card required for incidental charges

  • Government-issued photo ID may be required

  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Travelling with others


  • No cribs (infant beds)


  • Pets not allowed


  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms



  • Free self parking

Payment types at the property

Other information

  • Smoke-free property
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Food and drink
  • Free English breakfast daily
  • Bar/lounge
  • Room service (during limited hours)
  • Coffee/tea in a common area
Things to do
  • Bicycle rentals nearby
  • Golfing nearby
  • Parasailing nearby
  • Sailing nearby
  • Water skiing nearby
  • Windsurfing nearby
Working away
  • Conference space
  • One meeting room
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Wedding services
  • Number of buildings/towers - 2
  • Year Built - 1875
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Garden
  • Terrace
  • Fireplace in lobby
  • Television in common areas
  • In-room accessibility
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
Languages Spoken
  • Bulgarian
  • English
  • French
  • Romanian

In the room

Home comforts
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Iron/ironing board
Things to enjoy
  • Individually decorated
  • Individually furnished
Freshen up
  • Private bathroom
  • Hair dryer
Be entertained
  • 26-inch LED TV
  • Digital TV channels
  • IPod docking station
Stay connected
  • Desk
  • Free WiFi
  • Phone
  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe

Special features


Bar 1875 - Onsite bar. Open daily.

Purbeck House Hotel’s small print

Also known as

  • Purbeck Hotel
  • Purbeck House Hotel Hotel
  • Purbeck House Hotel Swanage
  • Purbeck House Hotel Hotel Swanage
  • Purbeck House
  • Purbeck House Hotel
  • Purbeck House Hotel Swanage
  • Purbeck House Swanage
  • Purbeck Hotel Louisa
  • Purbeck House Hotel & Louisa Lodge Swanage, Dorset
  • Purbeck House Hotel & Louisa Swanage
  • Purbeck House Hotel And Louisa Lodge


This property does not have elevators.

Guests must contact this property in advance to reserve onsite parking.

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.

Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; temperature checks are available to guests.

Contactless check-in and contactless check-out are available.

We have included all charges provided to us by this property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the unit you book.

FAQs for Purbeck House Hotel

  • Is parking offered at Purbeck House Hotel?
    Yes, there's free self parking.
  • Are pets allowed at Purbeck House Hotel?
    Sorry, pets aren't allowed.
  • What are the check-in and check-out times at Purbeck House Hotel?
    You can check in from 3:00 PM to 11:00 PM. Check-out time is 11 AM.
  • Are there restaurants at or near Purbeck House Hotel?
    Yes. Nearby restaurants include Nihal Spice (2-min walk), Black Swan Inn (2-min walk), and Earthlights (3-min walk).

Recent reviews

Fabulous 8,8 From 104 reviews

Exceptional 10,0
Purbeck House Hotel
Nice hotel in the town centre, good service and clean
Alan, gb1 night business trip
Exceptional 10,0
Good hotel
Excellent rooms in the modern extension at the rear of the traditional hotel. It’s in a great location right in the centre of town with excellent parking and easy access
N J, gb1 night trip
Exceptional 10,0
Lovely winter stay in Louisa Lodge.
Peter, gb3 night trip
Exceptional 10,0
Fabulous !
We thoroughly enjoyed our stay, the staff were lovely, we stayed in a double room with ocean views, you could see the sea from the bed ! I would recommend a visit. Breakfast was plentiful and tasty with options of kippers or alternative eggs/omelette cooked freshly. 5 min walk to the sea/shops.
Louise, gb2 night trip
Very good 8,0
lovely old world feel
The hotel is lovely though a bit of a walk to the car park. the only negative was the I was told I needed to connect to fi fi in the lobby. I did this but it wouldn't connect in my room which aw upstairs but not far away
Michael, gb1 night business trip
Exceptional 10,0
lovely hotel in the heart of swanage
A really nice stay in this charming hotel 2 minutes walk from Swanage town centre
Richard, gb1 night trip
Very good 8,0
Easy and comfy
Very convenient, comfy and lovely breakfast.
Aidan, gb1 night trip
Exceptional 10,0
Simply the best
The best hotel in swanage. Comfortable and welcoming. Nice gardens, good breakfasts. .
John, gb1 night romance trip
Exceptional 10,0
Little Gem
Beautiful house. Quite clean, maybe a bit worn out but we felt very welcomed and cosy. The receptionist Tom was the nucest we met yet around this area and helped us with every little thing. Breakfast was ok, classic English only. Sadly rude service.
gb2 night trip
Exceptional 10,0
An excellent base for exploring a picturesque area
Hotel is close to the town centre, yet has plenty of parking and a country house feel. Staff were all very friendly and helpful.
Michael, gb2 night trip

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