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Swan House

Certificate of Excellence
1 Hill Street, Hastings TN34 3HU, England
Swan House
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Rating summary
  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

This place is stunning! From the polite and friendly owner, to the beautifully decorated interior, this lovely little guest house has it all.. Silence, beauty, comfort and warmth. Highlights were the high quality linens which made getting out of bed a tough call. The fantasticly tasty breakfast served with care and attentiveness. I would travel out of my way to... More 

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Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Our stay was just amazing! The landlord is an excellent guestkeeper, the house is perfect with great lounge, nice,big rooms, decorated with good taste and the breakfast ist just perfect. We certainly will come back to the swan house if we visit Hastings.

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Lewes
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24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We booked this bed and breakfast because of its position in the Old Town. A very welcoming person took our bags and showed us our room. We had the garden room which is quite small and dark, double doors lead out onto a small patio garden. On investigating the garden I stepped in some dog mess, I noticed the owners... More 

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BrendanMcDonagh, Owner at Swan House, responded to this review

Many, many thanks for the candid feedback on your recent stay at Swan House. We really are genuinely mortified that we let you down so spectacularly. I apologise profusely that our usual exemplary standards were nowhere near up to scratch on this occasion. I especially want to apologise for the dog mess you discovererd in the garden and that the... More 

Leicester, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We spent a wonderful night at Swan House,. The building oozes character with the beautiful beamed rooms and great inglenook firplace. It is traditional but with a stylish, contemporary twist. We just did not want to leave. It was so lovely we stayed in with a bottle of wine on our evening in Hastings. Eventually we went out for a... More 

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BrendanMcDonagh, Owner at Swan House, responded to this review

Dear Lauren, we want to say thank you for sharing your positive feedback and we are delighted that you enjoyed your stay in our old, 15th century guesthouse. Many of our guests, like yourself, appreciate our honesty bar, to enjoy a drink in front of the roaring log fire. In the summer, our pretty patio garden is just as welcoming... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A quick visit to see our friends here turned into an impromptu tea session thanks to Brendan, Swan House's owner. A beautiful guesthouse made even better by Brendan's superb hosting skills. Thanks again for the tea and the delicious flapjacks.

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BrendanMcDonagh, Owner at Swan House, responded to this review

My, what a surprise to read your five star review and to discover that you only popped in with your friends who were staying at Swan House. We must have really impressed you. Thank you so much, for taking the time to share your positive experience. The next time you visit Hastings be sure to stay at Swan House. We... More 

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28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Supremely excellent hospitality; warm welcome. Rooms lovely (especially admired the trompe l'oeil in our bathroom); very comfortable sitting room (where we enjoyed excellent g&ts) and truly superb breakfast. Also able to leave our bags there whilst we wandered around the town. Excellent location too. Would definitely stay again.

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BrendanMcDonagh, Owner at Swan House, responded to this review

Many, many thanks for giving Swan House a five star review. Many of our guests tell us that they especially like our location, right in the heart of Hastings Old Town. We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us so much and we really appreciate the fact that you took the time to write such a glowing testimony... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic five star! Beautiful interiors. Warm welcome. Cosy breakfast. Great service. Immaculate room. Local sourced food tasted amazing. Perfect nights sleep. Creative, relaxed, friendly and the best b&b in Hastings.

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BrendanMcDonagh, Owner at Swan House, responded to this review

Dear Kim, thank you for summing up your stay with us so candidly, succinctly and positively. We all love the description of your stay with us and hope that you can come and visit again sometime soon. More 

Stockholm, Sweden
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We highly recommend (as many others 😃) this personal, cosy, top notch, friendly, beautiful, relaxing bed and breakfast in the old town of hastings. You feel lika at home however in the home of your dream. The breakfast is superb - I recommend the sausage - from the best butcher in south of England. Thank you - if we come... More 

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BrendanMcDonagh, Owner at Swan House, responded to this review

Thank you for your five star review. All of us at Swan House really appreciate your feedback. We are delighted that you especially enjoyed our breakfasts. Our sausages and bacon come from a a very well deserved award-winning butchers, Archers of Westfield - a former Sussex Butcher of the Year! More 

London, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Harriet made us extremely welcome, and we loved the simple but elegant décor. Very nice to have a cup of tea on arrival, an 'honesty box' drinks cupboard and the most delicious breakfast. We certainly hope to come again.

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BrendanMcDonagh, Owner at Swan House, responded to this review

We really appreciate that you have taken the time to write your review. Harriet, a long servicing member of staff, does so much to make our guests' stay memorable and comfortable, is delighted that she has been acknowledged in this way. Thank you! More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Oh yes. What a wonderful place to stay. We were met by the owner Brendan who helped us with our luggage, showed us where to park the car and then made us feel thoroughly at home. Quiet, calm, tranquil, nothing seemed to be too much trouble. Breakfast was a real treat. We look forward to a replay.

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BrendanMcDonagh, Owner at Swan House, responded to this review

Many thanks for your review. We are getting more and more repeat guests at Swan House, and probably thanks to the wonderful feedback we receive such as yours! Our guests really do appreciate the fact that we provide parking permits, make you as welcome as we can and we are extremely proud of our locally sourced breakfasts. We do hope... More 

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