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Hotel Description

The free breakfast at Taunton House B&B gets high marks from our customers. During your stay, you're just a quick walk from Swanage Museum and Heritage Centre. Features include free WiFi in public areas and free self-parking, plus meeting rooms. Built in 1862, this 3-star bed & breakfast has 8 rooms over 3 floors. Each room includes amenities such as free WiFi and a flat-screen TV.

  • All rooms offer flat-screen TVs, rainfall showerheads and electric kettles
  • Free cooked-to-order breakfast served daily
  • Free WiFi
  • Free self-parking
  • Amenities include free newspapers in the lobby, meeting rooms and laundry facilities
  • Guests have great things to say about the location and the breakfast
  • Just a 3-minute walk from Swanage Beach and 6 minutes on foot from Swanage Pier
  • Dogs welcome free of charge

Double Room (Room 2 Pet Friendly)

Bed Count 1 Double Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Double or Twin Room (Room 3 Pet Friendly)

Bed Count 1 Double Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Double Room (Room 1 No Dogs)

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Triple Room (Room 4 Pet Friendly)

Bed Count 3 Single Beds Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Taunton House B&B ratings based on 4 verified reviews

Review Summary
5.0 out of 5 5.0 out of 5.0
Room cleanliness 5.0 out of 5.0
Service & staff 5.0 out of 5.0
Room comfort 0.0 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 5.0 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for Taunton House B&B

Everyone (1) Couples (2)
5 out of 5
Charming,friendly hosts did everything possible to make us and our dog welcome at their lovely house.

Posted by on 18 Jun 2019

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Comment from Hotel Management

20 Jun 2019 by Bill

Thank you for taking the time to write a review. So pleased you enjoyed your stay and we hope you will visit us again.

5 out of 5
Fantastic place to stay. Owners very friendly and helpful. House is in a great location and the breakfast each morning was great. Room was lovely, nice furniture and decor and was cleaned everyday. Will definately use again when next in Swanage

Posted by on 27 May 2019

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Comment from Hotel Management

29 May 2019 by Bill and Michele

Thank you for your kind review it was great to meet you and e look forward to your next visit to Swanage.

5 out of 5
Excellent B&B, lovely owners, comfortable room, great breakfast, dog friendly

Posted by on 14 May 2019

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Comment from Hotel Management

15 May 2019 by Bill and Michele

Thanks for such a good review we are glad you enjoyed your stay.

5 out of 5
A lovely house with very friendly hosts, nice clean room and really good breakfast.

Posted by on 13 May 2019

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Comment from Hotel Management

15 May 2019 by Michele and Bill

Thank you for your kind review. We hope you will visit us again.

Property Features

Free breakfast is served daily. WiFi is free in public spaces. A terrace, a BBQ, and a garden are also featured at Taunton House B&B. Self parking is free. This 3-star Swanage bed & breakfast is smoke free.

  • 8 guestrooms or units
  • 3 levels
  • Built in 1862
  • Cooked-to-order breakfast (free)
  • Self-service laundry
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • BBQ grill(s)
  • Outdoor picnic space
  • Newspapers in lobby (free)
  • No smoking on site


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi


Free self parking


  • Airport: Southampton (SOU) (86 km / 53.4 mi)
  • Train station: Swanage Station (0.5 km / 0.3 mi)
  • Parking: Free self parking

Room Amenities

Taunton House B&B offers 8 forms of accommodation with a safe and a hairdryer. Each accommodation is individually furnished and decorated. Flat-screen televisions come with digital channels. Bathrooms include a shower with a rainfall showerhead, and complimentary toiletries. This Swanage bed & breakfast provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Hypo-allergenic bedding and an iron/ironing board can be requested. Housekeeping is provided on a daily basis.

  • Flat-screen television
  • Digital channels
  • Electric kettle
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding
  • Shower
  • Rainfall showerhead
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Hairdryer
  • Safe
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Iron and ironing board available
  • Heating
  • Ensuite bathroom
  • Unique furnishings
  • Unique decor
  • Free tea bags/instant coffee

Food & Drink

Guests are served a free cooked-to-order breakfast daily from 8:00 AM to 9:00 AM.

Hotel Policies


  • Check-in time ends at 9:00 PM
  • Check-in time starts at 5:00 PM

Special check-in instructions:

There is no front desk at this property. If you are planning to arrive after 9:00 PM, please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation.

This property does not have a front desk. Guests arriving after 9:00 PM must make advance arrangements by contacting the property using the information on the booking confirmation.


  • Check-out by 11:00 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children 10 and younger are not allowed at this property. All guests older than 10 are welcome.


  • Pets are welcome and stay free
  • Only dogs are allowed


Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification are required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

  • No lifts
  • Pets allowed (no fees)


Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Pet deposit: GBP 50 per stay

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Names

  • Taunton House B B
  • Taunton House B&B
  • Taunton House B&B Swanage
  • Taunton House Swanage
  • Dorset
  • Taunton House B&b Swanage
  • Taunton House B&B Bed & breakfast
  • Taunton House B&B Bed & breakfast Swanage

You should know

  • Children 10 years old and younger aren't allowed at this property.
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*Price based on the lowest price found within past 24 hours and based upon one night stay for two adults over the next thirty days. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.