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The Swan

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   The Bull Ring, Thaxted CM6 2PL, England
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 3 days ago
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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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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Excellent bar area with fantastic pub grub and beer to match. Rooms fairly ordinary (a little outdated but most british hotel rooms seem to be these days) but clean and comfortable. Good location in a quaint English village.

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

Lovely quiet inn in the old English town of Thaxted. Comfortable room with en-suite. The food was good and plentiful and very reasonably priced. One thing to be aware of - some of the internet booking sites tell you that the rooms are non-cancel and payment will be taken within 72 hours of booking. This is not true. The hotel... More

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Vinca, France
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73 reviews 73 reviews
43 hotel reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This hotel used to be excellent ten years ago, sadly it's now a filthy dump. I assume it's a managed hotel now which explains it all. When will brewery's like Greene King ever learn. The bar is filthy and stinks of stale beer. The tables were all full of glasses even though there were only five people drinking. The floor... More

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44 reviews 44 reviews
15 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I might be being a bit unfair by this review. All I am saying is that the lunch we had was awful. Other things on the menu might be okay but not the pulled pork and cheddar wraps. It was like sweet and sour baby food in a wrap. We could not detect pork or cheese. We had to pull... More

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Warwick, United Kingdom
5 reviews 5 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have waited quite some time before submitting this review, mainly because I wanted to calm down and be fair. I booked three nights. When I saw the room I could have cried. It had clearly been staff accommodation at some point. The bed had a huge dip and there were cures in the bathroom for ailments that's are not... More

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed here on 16th August.This is a lovely hotel.Our room was lovely with a lovely bath and shower.The bed was very comfortable and the Bath Towels were huge and soft.Great selection of Ale and wine.Breakfast was the best I have ever had.Fresh juices,cereal,fruit salad,yoghurts,croissants and pastries.Tea served in big teapot.Then hot breakfast is cooked to order and the selection... More

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Hedon, United Kingdom
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The Swan, Bull Ring, Thaxted, Dunmow, Essex Don’t Go!!!! Room booking RWS3411268, arrive 10th August, depart 12th August 2014. So arrived late afternoon Sunday 10th August, informed by assistant manager at reception that last orders for meals 9pm, can eat in bar/lounge or the restaurant, no need to book a table as they were not busy. Went to our room... More

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Tempe, Arizona
14 reviews 14 reviews
8 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

We enjoyed our stay at the Swan. The room was good size for a budget place in England. Clean and comfortable, with large bathroom. Room price included a large and healthy breakfast in the Pub, where we also ate a good dinner at a reasonable price. I would definitely stay here again if my travels take me to Essex. The... More

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Great Yarmouth, England, United Kingdom
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23 reviews 23 reviews
9 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

returned to thaxted and again stayed at the swan and am pleased to say it is just as nice as last time the food just as good and the same good selection of beer wine and spirits but i think the food menu needs a bit of a change but over all a good choice with specials night during the... More

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42 reviews 42 reviews
14 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

Stayed one night in the annex. All the staff we encounter were professional and polite (especially the one who appeared to be the supervisor), drinks were served correctly and are of a good quality. Breakfast is also quality ingredients and well presented. The only thing that holds it back from a 5 is that some of the areas are in... More

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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*
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