hotel in swanage dorset

The Hotel


The Grand Hotel Swanage is a classic Victorian seaside hotel that nestles in the heart of the beautiful Isle of Purbeck and dates back to 1898.  The Hotel commands spectacular views across Swanage Bay and Peveril Point with many of the bedrooms and public areas taking advantage of these stunning views. A passenger lift serves all floors and is available during the opening hours of the gym situated on the Lower Ground floor. For our guests that are unable to use the stairs Reception will be able to unlock the lift and escort you through the Leisure Centre and give you access to the gardens.

All of the 30 bedrooms are en-suite with flat screen televisions, direct dial telephones, hairdryers, tea and coffee making facilities. Free Fibre Optic WiFi is available in our public lounge.

Guests can also enjoy full use of our Health Spa & Fitness Club (The Burlington Club), which includes a heated indoor plunge Pool, Jacuzzi and Sauna.  An extensive & comprehensive Gymnasium occupying three adjoining rooms all enjoy cliff top views of the sea.

Relax with one of the many treatments available from our Beauty Therapists.

On summer days the delightful garden is an ideal place to soak up the sun, enjoy a drink, lunch or afternoon tea. It also provides direct access to our private beach and cafe.

The Coast Restaurant offers fine cuisine. The evening meal uses the finest of fresh local produce to give exciting and innovative cuisine indulging the palate in mouth-watering delight. Extensive bar lunches are available.  Dorset Apple Cake or traditional afternoon cream or High teas are also available.

Free parking is available (limited). We can reserve, in advance, spaces for Blue Badge Holders only, please inform Reception at time of booking.