Dormitory Accommodation

Hostel style dormitory accommodation in Swanage for large groups, clubs and organisations. Available to hire on a fully catered basis with excellent on-site facilities. 139 beds across 3 dormitories.

Large group accommodation

Our dormitory accommodation is the perfect base for large groups, families or organisations looking for a place to stay in Swanage. It is situated in a convenient location just 10 minutes’ walk from Swanage beach and close to iconic beauty spots along the Jurassic Coast.

The accommodation is set within a 7-acre site with the option to include a range of outdoor adventure activities. There are indoor and outdoor recreation areas as well as an on-site classroom, should you want to include more educational elements into your stay.

In the past we’ve welcomed universities, bands, walking groups and sports teams to stay in our spacious grounds. We offer a number of bespoke packages, that can be altered to fit the needs of your group.

There are 3 dormitories available to hire – all but one are wheelchair accessible. 2 dormitories offer 4 bedded rooms with en-suite bathroom facilities while the third offers more traditional dormitory sleeping accommodation with multiple beds per room. Each accommodation building has a small kitchenette (microwave, toaster and kettle) and lounge area for group leaders. There’s also a private recreation/lounge area for use during your stay.

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  • 10% off adventure activities booked as part of your stay
  • Ample private parking
  • No smoking and no parties allowed
  • Sorry, no pets in our dormitory accommodation
  • Free Wi-Fi throughout
  • Full safety facilities: smoke and carbon monoxide detectors and fire extinguishers


Package Type
Price (Exc VAT)
Fully catered
£82.50 pppn (1 night/2 day)
Fully catered
£61.50 pppn (2 night/3 day)
Fully catered
£55.50 pppn (3 night/4 day)
Fully catered
£51.00 pppn (4 night plus)

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What's included

    Breakfast, lunch and dinner provided
    A smart television, DVD player, air hockey, pool table, table football, board games and more are provided in each common room
    Enjoy 7-acre grounds with a kids play area, two playing fields. Outdoor adventure activities available on request
    Bed lined provided (towels not included)
    Dining room area to enjoy breakfast, lunch and dinner
    There is an on-site classroom if you would like to incorporate educational elements into your break
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Fully catered hostel in Dorset

Our group accommodation is available to hire on a fully catered basis with breakfast, lunch and dinner provided. Our on-site chefs will prepare a selection of tasty meals to be enjoyed during your stay using seasonal ingredients. We can cater for all religious and dietary requirements.

Please contact us for more information if you would like to stay in our dormitory accommodation but only want a B&B service.

Important Information


All deposits are non-refundable. Deposits are based on 50%. You will only have a confirmed booking once you have returned your deposit and booking form.
Your final invoice and pre arrival information pack, will be sent at a later date, normally 4 weeks (28 days) prior to your booking start date.


For terms and conditions, including cancellation policy, please see our Terms and Conditions on our website.

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Get in touch to book group accommodation in Swanage today!

Contact us on 01929 422480