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The Swan

3.0 of 5 The Bull Ring, Thaxted CM6 2PL, England
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Durres, Albania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This is everything it sets out to be -- a good pub with good rooms. The staff are friendly and helpful without being obtrusive, and the whole atmosphere is pleasantly laid back. The wi-fi is intermittent in the rooms but fine in the bar and restaurant. The food is excellent and good value; traditional British, but then I had a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

After a nice welcome from the manager we went to our room to find every inch spotless and a lovely 3 nights sleep awaited us! Will visit agian and have to mention the lady who severed our breakfast as she was fantastic! Thanks for a great time!

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Stourbridge, United Kingdom
2 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Arrived 14th Jan 2015, staying for 2 nights. I was given room 17 in the Coach House. When I went to my room, the door was ajar and the television was on. I went to use the bathroom, to find that the light didn't work. I returned to reception to complain, and the youth went and got another TV remote... More 

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Potters Bar, United Kingdom
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16 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The welcome and staff in the bar were very friendly and the food we had each evening was good. The rooms are what you expect from Old English Inns - odd shaped, uneven floors, creaky, etc so no complaints there but that is no reason why they should not be clean or serviced. Stains, mold, bin not emptied from previous... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed at the Swan on New Years Eve, along with a few (15) friends. Our Room was on the First Floor of the Coach House to the rear. It was comfortable enough, plenty of wardrobe space, tea, coffee, etc. all fine. But yes it could do with some TLC The Bathroom was a bit of a challenge, a 'hefty'... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed overnight for a Works Xmas do, so only briefly stayed in the room, but it needed attention, on the wrong side of tired, breakfast was good, staff very helpful, not expensive, but if Greene King just spent a little bit of money giving the rooms a facelift I'm sure people would happily pay more for the accommodation, especially its... More 

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Grimsby, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

Very friendly and welcoming hotel where nothing was too much trouble. The room was comfortable, nice big and comfortable bed. Food was faultless as was the service at dinner and breakfast, The hotel was very accommodating to my gluten free diet with was greatly appreciated. My only criticism was parking where we had to park a fair walk with bags... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

We stayed as a group of 6 in three rooms. So this review is the culmination of 3 rooms. The first event, ordering coffee in the bar area took 3 requests. The hotel is very tired, loose wires hanging in the communal area. On arrival at 15.30 the disabled toilet was blocked, after telling 3 members of staff it was... More 

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Rochdale, United Kingdom
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4 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014

We are coming to the end of a five week stay after working over the road in the church,The hotel is run by James and his wife and they have made sure the stay has been without fault, the rooms are great with ample parking and the breakfast is fantastic served by a friendly bubbly old bird who serves your... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

A lovely old pub in beautiful Thaxted. It is worth a walk around the town. Breakfast was lovely but the service wasn't great - we waited forever to be served. They apologised to us when we checked out - a member of staff had overslept and left them very short at breakfast time! Dinner by the fire was wonderful!

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Address: The Bull Ring, Thaxted CM6 2PL, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Essex > Thaxted
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — The Swan 3*
Number of rooms: 21
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