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The Swan Motel

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960 Downie St., Stratford, Ontario N5A 6S3, Canada
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Toronto, Canada
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2015

My wife and I enjoyed a very pleasant stay at the Swan Motel. The receptionist was friendly and very helpful. The room was very clean and comfortable. The location for people looking to attend a play at the Stratford Festival is ideal given that you are only minutes away. We'll be staying at this place next year when we go... More 

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Ottawa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2015

Three generations stayed in 2 rooms at The Swan Motel over the Labour Day Weekend in 2015. The rooms were standard but the grounds were anything but. Clusters of chairs, lounges & umbrella tables were situated over the property for conversation, privacy or snoozing or just let time pass one by. A beautiful gazebo stood serenely in flower beds of... More 

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Fort Collins, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2015 via mobile

Stratford lodging can be pricey. The Swan offers nice rooms, a quit secluded location just on the edge of downtown, and wonderful value for the price. Clean and friendly. A wonderful home base from which to see productions at the Stratford Festival. Highly recommended!

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Belle River Ontario
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015

We enjoyed our stay and loved the hospitality of the owners. There was a 24-hour grocery store nearby and this allowed us to make great meals in our comfortable room. It was not that far from town so that our trips to town and to the theatres were very easy to manage. Will definitely return!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015

We attended plays at Stratford, and it was my first stay at the Swan Motel. The gardens were lovely and peaceful, the hotel was very quiet, the rooms extremely clean, the staff warm and welcoming. The bed was comfortable, and all in all, we couldn't have asked for more. The luxury is in the simplicity of the place...it is perfectly... More 

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Manitoba, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

My husband and I stayed at the Swan Motel for one night in August. As noted in another review, this is a 50s style motel, and looks to have been recently renovated to offer clean, well cared for accommodations. I had a few moments in the garden but the weather was cool and off-and-on rainy so I chose instead to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015 via mobile

Once again I'm sitting in the gorgeous gardens enjoying absolute peace and quiet surrounded by beautiful flowers...just a little chilly this AM for the cute little pool. Colleen and Peter are top of the list hosts. 7 minutes to the Festival Theater...4 minutes to downtown shopping...3 minutes to "2 Gals and a Diner" for super breakfast/lunch. Heaven on Earth...at less... More 

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Nashville, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2015

The Swan Motel is a great motel. It was clean and the owners were friendly. The grounds and pool were well kept and the pool pristine. The rooms were very clean and comfortable. Hot homemade muffins and coffee in the morning...Yum!

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Southfield, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 via mobile

50s style hotel that beats everything in Stratford. Colleen and Peter are the best hosts. The rooms are spacious and immaculate. BEST showers around. AND THE GROUNDS ARE SPECTACULAR. I'm sitting at the cute little heated pool and enjoying the hostas, black Eyed susans and a multitude of leafy and fir trees. Only one problem..people are finding this Diamond and... More 

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Oak Forest, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

We stayed here while attending the Shakespeare Festival. The motel is quaint and picturesque. The room was clean and bright. The grounds of the motel are lush and pleasant. We found The Swan to be a good value.

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