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The Swan Motel

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960 Downie St., Stratford, Ontario N5A 6S3, Canada
The Swan Motel
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Southfield, Michigan
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52 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW 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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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

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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Montreal, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We have enjoyed staying at the Swan for several years. The management is welcoming and even provide coffee and muffins in the office each morning. It is quiet, off the road, and rooms are most comfortable. It is a short drive to Theater, restaurants, shops and St. Jacobs. We have stayed in other Stratford accommodations, but this is by far... More 

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Whitmore Lake, Michigan
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12 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a large contingent of family head over to Stratford to see some plays on a long weekend. The motel is a classic motor court style facility. so everything is on one floor and you park right outside your room. The rooms are simply but tastefully furnished and art from local artists hangs on the walls. The entire facility... More 

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Etobicoke
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The room was very cosy and extremely clean. We enjoyed the gardens and the location was very peaceful. It is only a 5 minute drive to downtown Stratford and theatres and the Avon river. Although there wasn't a breakfast room they provided muffins and coffee in the reception and the room had coffee maker and mini fridge.

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Montreal, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lovely motel away from the road. Room was clean, fresh and bright. Actually just as shown in the picture. 2 sinks, one in the bathroom and the other just outside of it.Great grounds and gardens. In ground pool as well. Good value for the $$$,

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Ottawa, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is the 5th time we have stayed at The Swan. The reason is simple. It is consistent in every way. The rooms are very clean and the beds are very comfortable.The Swan has the most beautiful landscaping with lots of trees, flowers, a lovely gazebo, a pool and lots of chairs and tables where you can relax with your... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

First let me preface my review with my take on motels (as opposed to hotels). My wife & I love old school motor inns & motels. None of them are the Ritz Carlton nor should that be the expectation at their room rates. Staying at these type of motels is affordable and gives my wife & I the nostalgic feel... More 

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Thornbury, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was our 7th consecutive visit to The Swan Motel. It has always been and remains a great place to stay in Stratford. We would highly recommend it to anyone, if you can get in! It gets booked up fast! It has lovely, clean and comfortable rooms and beautiful gardens for sitting in or picnicking and it is just a... More 

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South River, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

We enjoyed our 1 night stay at the Swan. Just a 5 minute drive to the Avon theatre and downtown. You COULD walk. We were there on a Sunday which made parking easy, we drove about 2 km down the street and parked. The room was impeccably clean. The bed was the most comfortable bed I have slept on in... More 

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