The Castleton Hotel is situated in the picturesque Victorian coastal resort of Swanage, just 2 hours south of London on Dorset's stunning and spectacular World Heritage Jurassic Coastline and is truly a "once discovered, never forgotten" place to stay.

Ideally positioned just 100 metres from Swanage's beautiful sandy beach and a short level stroll along the sea front to the town centre with its many shops, restaurants, bars and attractions to suit everyone.
Offering 9 well appointed Guest rooms arranged over 3 floors, ranging from single, cosy & romantic doubles to bright & spacious superior king size & doubles. There are 2 comfortable Family suites and a spacious, accessible ground floor twin or super king size room.

All of our Guest rooms are en-suite, (with shower, bath or both) furnished and equipped to the highest standards with: High Definition Flat Screen TV & DVD player Radio Alarm Hair Dryer Trouser Press well stocked Hospitality Trays with Tea & Coffee making facilities - In addition superior rooms offer Swanage Bay or Hill Views Mini refrigerators
The perfect base for walkers and bird watchers and exploring the many and varied delights of the Stunning Purbeck countryside and breathtaking scenery of the Jurassic Coast - or just a wonderful place to unwind and get away from it all.

Professional Associations & Certifications

  • 4 Star Visit Britain
  • Jurassic Coast Quality Business

Payment Options

  • Cash, Cheques, Credit & Debit Cards

Contact Details

  Website
  City Swanage
  Postcode BH19 1LW
  Address 1 Highcliffe Road
  Phone Number 019 2942 3972

From Our Website

Welcome to The Castleton in Swanage, a family-run bed and breakfast perfectly located just 100m from the beach and a 10 minute walk to Swanage town centre. Under new ownership, this beautiful Victorian property has been newly updated, and offers 10 well-appointed bedrooms, all with ensuite facilities. We have just returned from a 3 night break at the newly refurbished castleton, new owner Kate has done a fabulous job. Everywhere was fresh, bright and spotless. Kate and her daughter were very welcoming.


This beautiful Victorian property has been newly updated, and offers 10 well-appointed bedrooms, all with ensuite facilities. Each room includes tea/coffee making facilities, hairdryer, freeview televisions and free wifi. Each morning, we provide a sumptuous breakfast, freshly cooked with locally sourced produce, served in our bright and comfortable dining room and conservatory. Vegetarian, vegan and gluten free diets are catered for. We have a range of rooms available, all ensuite, with prices starting at 65 per night for a single room.


Swanage is situated on the Isle of Purbeck and marks the gateway to the Jurassic Coast which stretches from Exmouth in East Devon to Studland Bay in Dorset, a distance of about 96 miles, and was inscribed on the World Heritage List in mid-December 2001. You can relax on the glorious sandy beaches of Swanage Bay (The Castleton is only 100 metres from the finest beach in Swanage) as well as enjoying all the delights of the traditional English seaside such as Punch and Judy shows and ice cream on the beach.