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The Swan Hotel

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   on the B4425, Bibury GL7 5NW, England
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Ranked #1 of 2 hotels in Bibury
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
MouseGB Bristol, United Kingdom
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Bristol, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We have been staying here on and off for at least 5 years. It's why we chose here to get married. We have never experienced bad food or service and have been in the restaurant twice recently when inedible food has been reviewed, seems very odd to us. The service is relaxed rather than slow but always polite.

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
19 reviews 19 reviews
5 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I (plus Yorkshire Terrier) spent six days at The Swan last month and cannot speak highly enough of the accommodation, food and service. The staff (predominantly Eastern European) were very attentive and efficient and spoke very good English. Only negative comments we could make would be 1. Cannot make good coffee - even Esspresso! and 2. The... More

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Dublin, Ireland
14 reviews 14 reviews
6 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed here recently for a 2 night break. A nice small hotel with good rooms but the bar food and service was absolutely terrible , some of which you could not eat. The service was equally as poor. There was also a main dining room where breakfast was served and this marginally better than the food served at the bar.

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Hadleigh, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Food at the brasserie was ok but service was awful. Could not get table cleared and timings for food was dreadful. Another tourist trap hotel who think they don't have to try hard. Certainly will not be returning. It's a shame as it's in a beautiful location and I dread to think what foreign visitors would make of the shoddy... More

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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5 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Swan was a surprise treat for our Ruby Anniversary. I was delighted with our room "The Swan"'with its beautiful rich furnishings and four-poster bed, dressing room and palatial bathroom with spa bath - the Molton Brown toiletries were a nice touch. The setting is absolutely idyllic in a pretty Cotswold village with a gorgeous trout river and picturesque gardens... More

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New Plymouth, New Zealand
4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Driving through the winding lanes we turned a corner to find The Swan beckoning .The outside tables along the river bank were a great way to enjoy the sun and atmosphere of the garden and river setting and many were doing just that. We had to take a table indoors and were a bit confused by the rabbit warren of... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Have just come back from a stay at the Swan Hotel which was very lovely indeed. Stayed in the rookery family suite. Room size wasn't the biggest for how much it cost, but was still very nice anyway. Breakfast was very nice and came out quickly when ordered. Parking however was very tight. There is a function room where they... More

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Caerphilly, United Kingdom
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111 reviews 111 reviews
27 hotel reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a two night d b&b break with a trout meal on the first night. We arrived in time for a pint for lunch and could have had a table in the garden before it got full but chose to sit in the bar. Why do Eastern European staff talk like gattling guns, brash and loud? And why do... More

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Cirencester, United Kingdom
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66 reviews 66 reviews
11 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lovely place, and bar staff Lovely, brassierie appalling and would not recommended but lovely place to go for a drink, there courtyard is nice to sit out in the sun. Shame due to poor service in the brassierie we did not manage to eat here.

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23 reviews 23 reviews
4 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

Stopped for lunch.Daily homemade quiche was non existent.The fob off vegetarian option was a vege bean burger.It was a lump of mush that was burnt around the edges on a horrible dry white bun.My friends fish pie had obviously just been blasted after having been hauled out the freezer.Both dishes inedible.Another tourist trap that gets away with serving expensive rubbish.

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Address: on the B4425, Bibury GL7 5NW, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Gloucestershire > Cotswolds > Bibury
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:4 star — The Swan Hotel 4*
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Swan Hotel Bibury
The Swan Hotel Bibury, England

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Business Center with Internet Access Free Breakfast Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Suites Wheelchair access
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History surrounds you at The Swan Hotel, located in the picturesque village of Bibury, described as the 'prettiest village in England' by William Morris. The Hotel offers you a relaxing stay in comfortable surroundings, featuring cosy lounges, roaring log fires, antique furnishing and rich decor. Our dining room is home to great English cusine and a fine wine selection. In our Bar meals are served all day.The tranquil Swan Gardens offer residents the delights of the outdoors. ... more   less 
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