“excellent appartment ideal location” could not fault one thing just like home from home
everything has been thought of inside of the appartment
toys for my little girl ,dvds etc
the views are out of this world
beds are comfy
we have booked f
“Lovely flat, great location, hospitable and clean!” We really enjoyed our stay. The flat was spacious and comfortable especially given we were in a group encompassing three generations. Lots of unexpected extras in the kitchen that meant we didn't h
Well presented apartment with all the equipment you could possibly need - including a very useful shopping trolley for visits to the local supermarket. Plenty of space for all the family and the balc… More
“A home away from home”
Reviewed 9 Sep 2014
We felt at home the minute we walked through the door. The standard of decor was very high, and yet the place felt cosy and very homely. The owner had left lots of very useful things for us to use, li… More
“Perfect family beach holiday” Just returned from a fabulous week in Swanage (early August) and found this flat to be perfect for our families needs. With two small(ish)children (4/7)it was brilliant to be so close to the seaside and flat walk into the
“The nearest place to heaven” So close to the ocean that on a wild day the spray splashes on the windows. The flat is very cosy and comfortable. Everything you need is right there. The owners have thought of everything from crab nets to a great selecti
Although this apartment was advertised as having wheelchair access, the bathroom was totally inadequate for anyone with mobility problems. The bath is very high and impossible for my friend to get int… More
I always discuss with new guests the limitations of the flat with regard to wheelchair users - we are on the ground floor and it is quite easy to access the flat and great for those with limited mobility to watch the passers by and boats etc in the bay - however we are not a disability flat, we have only standard width doors etc. and yes the bathroom is difficult for those who have no ability to walk but we have provided grab rails and the bathroom is large enough for a wheelchair to get into.
The previous guests advised us the microwave was broken and I immediately ordered another one. My caretaker provided one of his own for the guests to use so they would not suffer without one and when my new one arrived he replaced it at the next changeover so as not to disturb them. The keysafe was not known to be broken and when we checked it it was working properly but it has now been replaced for security.
“perfect” enjoyed a lovely one week stay here, only a few mins walk to the shops and swanage bay, a real bonus having an allocated covered parking space, sharon in flat 2 below is very friendly, would love to stay here again when we next visit swanage.
“Wonderful views” Lovely apartment less than a five minute walk from Swanage sea front and town centre. The views of the bay were lovely to sit and look at. My idea of a good holiday to be able to leave the car I'm pleased to say we parked the car up a
I stayed with a friend and my two children aged 7 and 9. The penthouse was stunning and well equipped. The master bedroom was very comfortable with a king size bed, and whilst the second double bedr… More
The apartment is on the second floor and located only 100 yards from the town centre and the beech. We are self catering and we do supply at the start of your stay all bathroom towels, bed linen included in the price. There is a complementary arrival pack with useful handy and helpful items available to help you settle in. A list of these items is promptly sent out with the booking information enabling you to pack other essential items required. We also supply more than one dish washer tablet as stated in the list and it appears on this occasion we have had to inform the cleaners. Our prices vary depending on high or low season.
We always welcome feedback.
“Ideal location for families” The key was available so we were able to get straight into the apartment. Mrs McWilliams was very friendly and helpful. The apartment is very spacious. It has lovely views over the gardens, and the swimming pool was nic
We recently spent a week in this apartment, it was great value for money and the facilities were excellent! My daughter learnt to swim in the pool within two days of being there and my son learnt to s… More
“Had potential, but very disappointing, definitely not good value for money.”
Reviewed 6 Nov 2011
We are writing this because if we had had the opportunity to read this before booking, we wouldn’t have! We have tried to keep it short – believe me, the first version being more like an essay!
As owners of Purbeck Cliffs Apartment we welcome comments and suggestions and have run the apartment very successfully for over 20 years. Each year we are visited by an independent Quality Assurance Assessor recognised by the Tourist Board to check the Apartment and we have consistently maintained our four star rating.
We were sorry this contributor did not enjoy her holiday, despite the beautiful weather they experienced. The comments about the pool were particularly unfair; the pool is kept heated to 81 degrees and above. It is checked at least twice a week and there is certainly no algae growing in it. It is unrealistic to promise to keep the pool totally insect free but we are always happy to give the pool an extra clean if requested.
Each year we redecorate and renew equipment and as part of this ongoing programme items such as the garden seats would clearly have been replaced, had this or some of the other points raised been brought to our attention at the time these would have been dealt with.
Purbeck Cliffs Apartment with its own private swimming pool and 2 acre garden presents outstanding value for money and compares very favourably with similar types of holiday where the swimming pool, sauna and snooker room are shared with other guests.
Comfortable family holiday home, full of facilities and close to safe sandy beach and countryside; with diving, fishing and boats from the Pier, great country pubs, fine local food and Purbeck golf course all nearby.<br />Friday changeover preferred for weekly boo …see more
“Ideal position” This firat floor flat is in a wonderful position, on the quay, with views from 2 bedrooms across Swanage Bay and very convenient for all facilities of the town.
The living/dining room is light & airy with superb views - and is comfo
“Perfect holiday” i stayed here with my family (wife and 2 daughters 6 and 9) and we had a fantastic time. We were very lucky to have the weather and this was a real bonus. Osbourne house is lovely and in the best position in the town. It has great vie
“If you are in Swanage this is the place to stay” The location is ideal having views over the sea. It is minutes from the town.
However you do need to be fit if you have the top floor apartment!
We have enjoyed a fabulous holiday in Swanage and unquestionably the Island View apartment has contributed hugely to it. What a wonderful location, a view that never disappoints and a brilliantly laid… More
I am delighted that your holiday in Island View was such a success from many aspects. I look forward to welcoming you all back on any return trip in the future.
“Great accomondation and views”
Reviewed 3 Jul 2012
Any one looking for a place to stay in Swanage look no further. Apartment was clean and tidy and the views from apartment were fantastic. Nothing was to much trouble for the owner Ann. look forward to… More
Thank you for your positive review of Island View and I'm delighted you enjoyed your stay. My aim is always to give my visitors accommodation to match the view together with a personal service of the same quality.
“Perfect romantic retreat”
Reviewed 17 Aug 2011
We have stayed here twice now and have completely fallen in love with the place. Our last stay was in fact our honeymoon and we will definately be returning year after year. Easy for the beach (stones… More
Thank you for your kind comments Mr. & Mrs M...absolutely delighted to have beeen the choice for your honeymoon. I look forward to welcoming you back for many years to come.
This second floor apartment is very near the beach with a beach view from the bedroom. Although only small it is brightly furnished with a kitchenette for preparing all your meals or local restaurants are close by if you prefer. The apartment is part of a 1900 seaside h …see more
“Absolutely stunning” We have recently stayed at the Haven with 8 month twin baby's and two more adults. It has lots of space and Is spotless . Beautiful see views from terrace and lounge.it is perfect location and is lovely and quiet. Highly recommend
I cannot talk highly enough of this flat and the holiday we had there-. It's a quiet spot with beautiful views of Swanage Bay and is still only a very short walk into Swanage and to the beach.
Reviewed 20 Mar 2013
This is perfectly located for families, easy walking distance to town and lovely views out on to swanage harbour. House was lovely and clean and very well equipped for a great week away… More
“Great family fun stay”
Reviewed 20 Mar 2013
Great place for a family holiday. Amazing views, comfortable beds and great spacious living space. Nice walk into Swanage town where there's lots to do and pretty beaches. Great for a family break.… More
This comfortable,quiet first-floor cottage sleeping 2+2 is situated in the heart of Swanage (on main street) only 1 min. from beaches, entertainments, shops and restaurants, and 4 mins. from bus station & steam railway. Parking is available!.<br />Beach ide …see more
Our 3 bedroom apartment is located right in the town centre above a shop. It is ideally situated for lazing around on the beach just 150 metres away, or wandering around the picturesque town of Swanage or even for longer ambles up to Durlston or over to Studland. What …see more
Water’s Edge is a beautiful 4* self-catering apartment right in the heart of Swanage. The apartment boasts stunning panoramic views of the bay from The Parade towards the pier. With the beach on your doorstep and the best pubs, restaurants and shops Swanage has to …see more