We are a 5 bedroom Guest house in the coastal seaside town of Swanage Dorset. We are on Kings Road West a central route into Swanage The house is a Beautiful Victorian/Edwardian villa with many original features.which is over 100 yrs old. br / br / br / br / We are opposite the beautiful Parish Church of St Mary s br / br / br / br / The house is on a level position and close to the sea front and all shops pubs and restaurants all within a few minutes walk reducing the need to use a car. br / br / The nearest bus stop is directly across the road and also at Swanage Steam Railway Station which is less than 2 min walk from the house. The buses run hourly. br / br / The nearest railway station is Wareham which is approx 9.2 miles away. br / br / Taxis are usually available but we can book one in advance if required. br / br / Unfortunately we do not accommodate dogs in the guest house but do have our own. Guide dogs are welcome. br / br / Our website www.rivendell-guesthouse.co.uk shows comprehensive pictures of our rooms and facilities we provide. br / br / You can contact us by telephone text or email or social media. Please see contact information section of the website or this document br / br / br / br / Arrival and Departure br / br / br / br / Check in is from 4pm until 10pm where we will be here to warmly welcome you. If you wish to check in Later or earlier this can be arranged with prior notice. Please contact us directley and we will be more than pleased to try and accomadte you requirements. br / br / We do offer assistance with Luggage. When departing room must be vacated by 10.30am br / br / br / br / Whilst we aim to meet the needs of all our guests the period features will make access for less able bodied guests difficult. We have no ground floor WC s or ground floor rooms so this would make it difficult for wheelchair users and less mobile users.